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Tutoring Center Employment Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in working for The Tutoring Center!

The Tutoring Center offers on-campus employment opportunities to Farmingdale State College students who are currently enrolled at least half part-time. Please see the position overviews posted below.

To apply, click on the link at the bottom of the page to login to CareerConnect.

Peer Tutors provide high-quality tutoring for The Tutoring Center. The ideal Peer Tutor is friendly and approachable, responsible and reliable, organized and efficient, and can work with a diverse student body while always maintaining a professional demeanor. The ideal candidate should also have solid interpersonal communication skills with a genuine desire to assist fellow students. Peer Tutors work directly with students to help them clarify course concepts and materials, develop effective ways to learn the material, share learning resources and study strategies, and provide general course-related guidance. The tutor may also help with special tutoring-related projects or other duties as assigned.

Minimum required qualifications: must be a currently enrolled student at FSC. Must have at least a 3.0 cumulative GPA or higher (attained at FSC), must have completed each course with an A- or better, must receive faculty recommendation for each course, and must be in good academic and judicial standing. 

Preferred qualifications: prior tutoring experience in individual or small group settings, and an understanding of diverse learning styles and the ability to convey the material utilizing different approaches/methods.

Hourly Rate: $17.00/hr

Tutoring positions are available as Student Assistant or Federal College Work-Study.

Please be advised: the Center does not offer tutoring in English/Writing or Mathematics. Students interested in tutoring those subjects should contact the Writing Center or Math Center for more information.

Student Success Coaches provide high-quality academic success coaching for The Tutoring Center. The ideal Student Success Coach is friendly and approachable, responsible and reliable, organized and efficient, and can work with a diverse student body while always maintaining a professional demeanor. The ideal candidate should also have solid interpersonal communication skills with a genuine desire to assist fellow students.

Unlike Peer Tutors who help students with specific course-related content, Student Success Coaches assist with developing academic success strategies for use in any course. Although Student Success Coaches are not academic advisors and cannot formally advise on which courses to take, they can provide a unique perspective from a student’s point of view on many different facets of college life. The coach may also help with special projects or other duties as assigned by the Assistant Director.

Minimum required qualifications: Must be currently enrolled at FSC. Must have at least a 3.0 cumulative GPA or higher attained at FSC, must have impeccable organizational and College success skills and strategies, must receive faculty/staff recommendation, and must be in good academic and judicial standing. 

Preferred qualifications: must be sensitive to the student's needs and able to communicate and relate well with fellow students.

Hourly Rate: $17.00/hr

Coaching positions are available as Student Assistant or Federal College Work-Study.

The Reception Desk Attendant (RDA) provides high-quality customer service to support the front desk operations of The Tutoring Center. The RDA is responsible for greeting visitors, helping conduct student in-take, answering phone calls and in-person inquiries, and other duties as assigned by the Director.

Hourly Rate: $16.00/hr

Please login to CareerConnect and search for "Tutoring Center" to view available positions, download an Employment Application, and upload your resume to apply.

Need help setting up an account or using CareerConnect? Please contact the Nexus Center for Applied Learning and Career Development for assistance.

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Last Modified 1/25/24