Project IMPACT – Tutoring and Lab Assistant Opportunities
One of Project IMPACT’s most ambitious goals is to recruit, train and offer the most diverse and competent staff of tutors and lab assistants available on campus. As a program that promotes equal opportunity and leading by example, Project IMPACT is continually hiring qualified applicants to meet students’ individual needs. For current job opportunities, please go to the Academic Advising and Career Education’s website and select the CBAY option. Otherwise, after reviewing the position descriptions below, if you feel you are qualified and would like to apply for a position, please submit your resume to:
California State University, East Bay
25800 Carlos Bee Boulevard, Room LI 1117
Hayward, CA 94542
The Project IMPACT Tutor will primarily interact with students with disabilities in a one-on-one environment, addressing specific academic questions and learning strategies throughout the entire quarter in the one subject area. While the tutor is not expected to be an expert in all aspects of the subject being tutored, s/he should be able to assist the student with self-discovery and exploration of the issue and help him/her individually reach the desired solution. Availability flexibility, understanding of learning disabilities, and demonstrable professionalism is highly desirable. Additionally, the Project IMPACT Tutor must have a U.S. Social Security Number, excellent communication skills, keep detailed progress reports, demonstrate personal accountability, and maintain time records during work schedule.
(You Must Have Federal Work Study To Apply – Bring Hiring Authorization Form To Project IMPACT At Time of Application)
This position's primary responsibilities include general coverage of the assistive technology lab, ensuring students follow appropriate policies and usages of the lab equipment, and generally assisting in introducing and answering basic questions around the assistive technology or general studies components (Kurzweil 3000, Dragon Naturally Speaking, Inspiration, peer-editing an essay, test preparation Q&A session, etc.). Will train qualified candidates on all assistive technology software packages. This person deals generally with students, and is not dedicated or specifically assigned to a student unless they need concentrated assistance. Strong communication skills, skills and training in computer hardware and software (especially Microsoft Office), and the ability to create and foster an environment for positive learning are highly desirable.