Dominican University New York (formerly Dominican College) located in Rockland County, 20 miles north of New York City, has openings for two positions for Professional Tutor for Information Technology: Software and Hardware. The Information Technology Tutor is a part-time staff member of the Academic Success Center (ASC) appointed to the position for the course of the grant and housed in the ASC to support the students in their courses. The Information Technology Tutor be able to educate students about the principles of technology and how to use basic information technology tools in their work and lives. This is a part-time position with a variable schedule that will encompass 20 hours a week during the traditional fall and spring semesters for a total of 30 weeks and a maximum of 600 hours. Paid training starts in last week of July for a late August start.
Bachelor’s degree in computer science, computer engineering, or related discipline. Prior computer work experience. Must be passionate about fostering computer literacy and academic excellence. Minimum two years tutoring or teaching.
Master’s in education with relevant discipline or certification. Experience as a classroom course instructor or professional tutor. Experience working with specialized academic software to facilitate remote tutoring sessions. Minimum two years tutoring or teaching a diverse population within a higher education setting on a one-on-one basis.
Information Technology Tutor – Software: The Information Technology Tutor must have knowledge of a wide range of computer technologies, excellent trouble shooting skills, and an understanding of operating systems, networks, servers, and cloud platforms. The position requires the ability to tutor courses in technology hardware, network technology, Windows server management, and Microsoft Office Suite.
Information Technology Tutor – Hardware: The Information Technology Tutor must have knowledge of a wide range of computer technologies, excellent trouble shooting skills, and an understanding of computer monitors, central processing units, operating systems, hard drives and file storage. The position requires the ability to tutor courses in technology hardware, network technology, Windows server management, and Microsoft Office Suite.
- Provide tutoring services for students in their information technology courses in an individualized setting and develop appropriate study aids for these students.
- Stays up-to-date on changes and advancements in computer technology and IT trends by participating in professional development as well as self-learning.
- Inform administrators of necessary updates to hardware, software, networks, and operating systems.
- Be available to work with students in person and remotely on a flexible schedule to accommodate the students’ course schedules.
- Assess the academic strengths and weaknesses of the students and develop individualized strategies to help them succeed in their mathematics courses.
- Develop and conduct group workshops and webinars for program students on the instruction of a specific skill or topic.
- Make appointments with the students; follow the four-step process for tutoring and record session notes.
- Make students aware of various special services resources available to them at the College (the Office of Special Services, Career Development, etc.)
- Interact with Information Technology faculty and administrators by providing information on students’ needs and progress.
- Perform outreach to students, TAs, and faculty based on students’ needs and progress.
- Summarize and offer recommendations for students in periodic progress reports submitted to the STEM Project Coordinator.
- Participate in the orientation session for the STEM students.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
Dominican University New York is a private institution with approximately 2,000 students and 400 faculty and staff. Our heritage stresses the humanistic value of a Liberal Arts education, a commitment to social justice, and a strong belief in the need for integrity and community engagement, all in the service of preparing students to reach their potential as responsible citizens who enrich the world in which we live.
Qualified candidates should email their resume to firstname.lastname@example.org
Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States at the time of hire.
Dominican University New York is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer committed to excellence through equity and inclusion, and, in this spirit, particularly welcomes applications from members of historically underrepresented groups. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or other protected category in accordance with applicable law.