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Study Group Leader - Currently Open for Applications!

If you are flexible about whether you would want to teach in-person or remotely and would be interested in serving as a Study Group leader (SGL) during the Spring 2021 semester, please consider applying for the position through JobLink!

SGLs lead a small group of their peers in studying collaboratively for their courses and building connections for independent group study outside of sessions. The courses we are recruiting SGLs for next semester include ACC 201, BIOL 113, CHEM 132, CHEM 204, CSC 173, and PSY 161, and the weekly time commitment is about 2.5 hours total at $12.90/hr. Please note that to serve as a SGL, you must have already completed either CAS 312 (CETL Tutor) or CAS 352 (PLTL Workshop leader) by the time of hire.

Please note - Preference will be given to applicants who will be located in Rochester, NY during the Spring 2021. Other applicants will be considered but only eligible for hire upon administrative approval.

For more information about the program's purpose and practicalities, please visit the Study Group page. Please email Kyle Trenshaw at kyle.trenshaw@rochester.edu with any questions.


Tutors - Opening November 1, 2020

Hiring for the Spring 2021 semester will begin in November 1, 2020!  Please visit the How to Become a Tutor webpage for more information.

Tutors take the one-credit, semester-long seminar CASC 312, “Supportive Practices in Peer Education,” and can subsequently offer individual and small group tutoring in appropriate subjects through the College Tutoring Program housed in the Genesee Hall Tutoring Zone. There is no strict GPA requirement to apply; however, preference will be given to applicants who performed well in the courses that they propose to tutor in. We particularly encourage students who have struggled academically but ultimately succeeded in their coursework to apply.

Applicants must be available during the Spring 2021 semester to participate in the CASC 312 seminar. Any scheduling changes that prohibit prospective Tutors from attending the CASC 312 seminar will result in any offer of employment being rescinded. All applicants should also demonstrate passion for the subject matter and want to help others both to learn the subject well and become better learners.

Please note - Preference will be given to applicants who will be located in Rochester, NY during the Spring 2021. Other applicants will be considered but only eligible for hire upon administrative approval.

If you have any questions, please email CETL Tutoring at tutoring@rochester.edu with any questions.


Study Zone Leader - (Currently Closed to Applicants)

The Spring 2021 Study Zone leader hiring process is complete and the position is currently closed to new applicants. Please look for open positions in future semesters. Positions are generally posted in late March for fall-semester hiring and late October for spring-semester hiring.

The Study Zone is a low-distraction quiet study space within the CETL suite in Dewey Hall. Study Zone leaders (SZLs) provide support to every student using the space in the form of goal-setting before and debriefing after each study session. Please note that any future job offers will be contingent on a new SZLs' availability to enroll in a 1-credit training course for the position.

For more information about the program's purpose and practicalities, please visit the Study Zone page. Please email Kyle Trenshaw with any questions.


Study Skills Consultant
Graduate Students ONLY 
(Currently Closed to Applicants)

CETL is in search of a reliable and knowledgeable graduate student who can assist UR students with study skills, time management, organization, and other academic-related concerns. As an employee of CETL, Study Skills Consultants hold weekly office hours where they meet individually with students. Additionally, they are asked to present a variety of workshops related to study skills for the campus community. Study Skills Counselors also generally serve as instructors in the ECO summer program (Early Connections Opportunity) and teach a section or possibly two of MOI/CASC 142 (Methods of Inquiry, a one credit study skills course that runs during the academic year).  Please apply on JobLink or email CETL for any questions. 


For the greatest opportunities, apply early in the course registration period. Interviews generally take place before the examination period, and openings for the following semester tend to be filled by the end of exams. All openings are generally filled before the add/drop deadline.