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Lab Coordinator, Engineering Tutoring Lab


Tutoring Services


Commensurate with Credentials and Experience


Coordinate and supervise staff (peer & professional tutors), acquire and maintain academic resources and reserves, provide professional level tutoring, and oversee the daily functions of the tutoring space.

Oversee use of a log-in computer to track student usage trends and resource circulation. Generate statistics and reports at the conclusion of each semester according to the stipulations of the grant and as needed for departmental reporting.

Coordinate with faculty and staff who are involved in, or requesting tutoring services. Attend departmental, divisional, and other campus meetings. Participate in campus governance and serve on committees as appropriate.

Audit one course per semester at the college to expand the base of course assistance coverage.


Required Qualifications: A Bachelor’s degree in the field of engineering, math, or science is required as well as supervisory/management experience and experience in tutoring and/or teaching.

Preferred Qualifications: Master’s degree in engineering, math, or science. A Master’s in teaching with an undergraduate degree in one of these areas will also be considered. Experience working in higher education is also preferred.

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:

Lab Coordinator, Engineering Tutoring Lab Recruitment Committee
Human Resources Department
SUNY Canton
34 Cornell Drive
Canton, NY 13617

CLOSING DATE FOR RECEIPT OF APPLICATIONS: Review will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

As an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer, The Research Foundation for SUNY  will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, creed, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, transgender status, age, national origin, marital status, citizenship, physical and mental disability, criminal record, genetic information, predisposition or carrier status, status with respect to receiving public assistance, domestic violence victim status, a disabled, special, recently separated, active duty wartime, campaign badge, Armed Forces service medal veteran, or any other characteristics protected under applicable law. 

The Research Foundation for the State University of New York is not an agency or instrumentality of the State of New York. Employees of the Research Foundation for the State University of New York are not state employees, do not participate in any state retirement system, and do not receive state fringe benefits. The Research Foundation for the State University of New York operates under a contract with The State University of New York and receives no directly appropriated state funding.