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Tutor/Advocate Education Specialist


Liberty Partnerships Program/Research Foundation


Commensurate with Credentials and Experience


Part-Time 20 hour per week position (including benefits) during the academic year in the Salmon River Central School District. The Education Specialist determines the needs of the students and implements services to assist the students with graduation and college/workforce entry. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: tutoring/monitoring academic progress of students, coordinating tutor project at school, developing and supervising mentored work activities, organizing enrichment activities, college visits and community service. Attending professional development meetings.


Minimum Bachelor’s degree. Experience assisting students required

Prior to a final offer of employment, the selected candidate will be required to submit to a background check including, but not limited to, employment verification, educational and other credential verification, and criminal background check.

All appointments are contingent upon continued receipt of State funding and renewal of appointment is subject to the Research Foundation of SUNY policies and procedures, sponsor guidelines, and the availability of annual funding.

Candidates should submit a letter of interest, resume, and the names, addresses, e-mail addresses, and telephone numbers of three professional references by email to hr@canton.edu or by US mail to:

Education Specialist Recruitment Committee
Human Resources Department
SUNY Canton
34 Cornell Drive
Canton, NY 13617

CLOSING DATE FOR RECEIPT OF APPLICATIONS: Review will begin immediately.

With enrollment of 3,200 students, SUNY Canton offers bachelor degrees, associate degrees, and certificate programs in such areas as liberal arts, engineering technology, business, public service and health. The college is located in Canton, a village in the St. Lawrence River valley of northern New York. Located 20 miles from the St. Lawrence River and the Adirondack Park, and 70 miles from the Canadian capital city of Ottawa, Ontario, Canton holds excellent opportunities for the outdoor or cultural enthusiast. SUNY Canton is a member of the Associated Colleges, a consortium of four colleges in the Canton area that enrich the local community.

The Research Foundation, a unit of SUNY Canton is an Affirmative Action, Equal Employer Opportunity Employer with a commitment of diversity in our faculty, staff, and student body.