PSC Job Listing

Student Employment opportunities through the Cornell Work Study Program

PSC PreK-12 Programs Project Assistant

Must be Federal Work Study eligible for the Summer 2018 employment term. Cornell Tradition fellows that are work study eligible can utilize thier Service Support Account to assist with summer living expenses.

Contact: Chelsea Benson (

Schedule: 10-20 hours per week- schedule to be negotiated. Some hours during the 8:30am-5:00pm work day required.

Hourly Rate: $13.00/hr

Application Deadline: Applications will be accepted until position is filled

The Program Assistant will work with the Program Coordinator to help coordinate the office logistics critical to supporting the success of the PreK-12 student groups and programs of the Public Service Center. Primarily, the position will help create, review and track documents; correspond with student groups as dictated by need; research best practices; support and develop manuals and procedure handbooks; create systems for and support the organization of documents, files and records; research and apply for supplemental grant funds, and other tasks as created and assigned.

The Program Assistant will conduct site visits to community partners and schools to determine site needs and develop contractual paperwork.

The preferred candidate has a solid work ethic, experience working in an office environment, creativity, basic computer skills, is highly organized and has the ability to work with minimal supervision. Further, the ideal candidate is looking to develop this position and provide significant contributions to the programs and Center through multiple semesters.

PSC Vehicle Driver

Application deadline: Friday, January 26th – Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

Contact: Kurt Sarsfield (

Drivers for K – 12 Outreach Programs will be assigned to drive between Cornell and one of the local or regional middle or high schools we serve on schedule that meets the needs of the tutoring program at that individual school.  In general, drivers will need to have availability between 2 pm and 6 pm at least one day each week Monday through Thursday.

Drivers must be comfortable driving Public Serice Center minivans and 12-passenger vans.  To be eligible for this position, applicants must have had a valid driver license for 3 years with a clean driving record, be approved to drive by Cornell’s Risk Management department, and successfully complete paid driver training.

Pay: $15/hour.  Federal Work Study or Cornell Tradition funding required to receive compensation.  Non-paid volunteers may apply.

If interested in this opportunity, please send a cover letter and resume discussing your commitment to safety and reliability to Kurt Sarsfield (

Academic Tutors

Priority application deadline: Friday, January 26th – Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until all positions are filled.

Contact: Chelsea Benson (

Academic tutors with K-12 Outreach Programs will tutor students in our local and regional K-12 partner schools through the Upward Bound program, the Science and Technology Entry Program, and the 21st Century Community Learning grant.

If interested in this opportunity, please send resume and cover letter, outlining your skills and motivation to work with K-12 Outreach Programs to the contact people above. Applications will be reviewed until positions are filled. Interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis. Applicants must be eligible for Federal Work Study or have Cornell Tradition funding to serve in a paid capacity. Students without Federal Work Study can take the position in a volunteer capacity. Graduate students may work as volunteers.  Academic tutoring begins at our partner schools the week of January 29th.  Applicants who miss our priority deadline may still apply in the event that we have positions available.

Tutors must be available for one or more of the following time blocks:

Monday - 2:15 - 5:00 p.m. or 3:00 to 5:00 p.m.

Tuesday - 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. or 3:00 to 5:00 p.m.

Wednesday - 2:15 to 5:15 p.m. or 3:00 to 5:00 p.m.

Thursday – 2:00 – 5:00 p.m. or 3:00 to 5:00 p.m.