Work for Us

We offer several different opportunities for students to work for the Center of Academic Success.

Working for the Center for Academic Success can be a rewarding experience that allows you to gain skills and build your resume while earning a paycheck. You do not need to have a financial aid work-study award to be eligible for these positions.
  • Office Assistant

    Center for Academic Success office assistants serve as administrative help. 

    Job Responsibilities

    • Maintain an up-to-date schedule of working hours
    • Keep regular and accurate records of tutoring/ supplemental instruction/ workshop sessions 
    • Clerical duties; answering phones, filing, faxing, copying

    Eligibility Requirements

    Students who would like to become an office assistant must meet the following requirements:

    • Be able to work in a fast paced environment 
    • Be customer service oriented 
    • Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0

    Application

    To apply to become an office assistant, download and complete the following application form. Completed applications must be submitted to the Center for Academic Success. 

    OFFICE ASSISTANT APPLICATION

  • Peer Tutor & Writing Consultant

    Outstanding students may be eligible to work as a peer tutor to provide tutoring assistance for specific classes. 

    Job Responsibilities

    • Meet with students individually or in small groups to provide learning/writing assistance
    • Maintain an up-to-date schedule of working hours
    • Attend tutor training at the beginning of each semester, and additional workshops as deemed necessary by the CAS staff

    Eligibility Requirements

    Students who would like to become a peer tutor must meet the following requirements:

    • Successfully complete the targeted course with a minimum of an A- grade
    • Overall minimum GPA of 3.2
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

    Application

    To apply, download and complete the following application form. All completed applications must be submitted to the Center for Academic Success. 

    PEER TUTOR & WRITING CONSULTANT APPLICATION

  • Peer Academic Coach

    A peer academic coach is a peer mentor who will work one-on-one with MC students in order to identify barriers to academic success and offer solutions to overcome them. Coaches are expected to build trust with their students, communicate clearly, and nurture a sense of campus community

    Job Responsibilities

    • teach study techniques and strategies
    • help students effectively manage their time
    • assist with test preparation
    • work with students to set appropriate goals and accomplish these goals
    • connect students with other academic support services (tutoring, SI, etc.)
    • have the opportunity to design and administer relevant workshops
    • properly track student progress and maintain records of sessions

    Eligibility Requirements

    Students who would like to become a peer academic coach must meet the following requirements:

    • be a Manhattan College student who has completed at least 2 semesters
    • have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 (if a student with a GPA lower than 3.0 applies, his or her application will be considered but scrutinized closely)
    • be in good academic and judicial standing at the College
    • make at least a one-semester commitment (this is to ensure no coach leaves mid-semester)
    • attend Academic Coaching Training (dates TBD)
    • attend a biweekly staff meeting with Learning Specialist and other Coaches
    • demonstrate reliability and strong work ethic
    • demonstrate patience and a desire to help others succeed
    • demonstrate responsibility and appropriate etiquette
    • demonstrate interpersonal communication skills

    Application

    To apply, download and complete the following application form. Completed forms must be submitted to the Center for Academic Success. 

    Peer Academic Coach Application

     

  • Supplemental Instruction Fellow

    The supplemental instruction program provides additional academic assistance for traditionally difficult courses. Upperclassmen who received an A in a designated course may be eligible to apply for the Supplemental Instruction Fellowship Program. 

    Job Responsibilities

    The SI fellow is a model upperclassman who is committed to learning, community, and academic excellence. Fellows are responsible for the following:

    • Attend training workshops at the start of each semester and over the course of the semester
    • Attend bi-monthly SI fellow supervisory meetings
    • Attend the targeted course
    • Conduct SI study groups each week in a predetermined location
    • Support professor and classroom instruction
    • Integrate course content and appropriate study skills
    • Recruit students for SI study groups
    • Monitor student attendance, collect data, and keep an up-to-date schedule of all study sessions
    • Provide regular updates to professor of targeted course
    • Commit to 6-8 hours per week

    Eligibility Requirements

    Students who would like to become a supplemental instruction fellow must meet the following requirements:

    • Overall minimum GPA of 3.2
    • Received an A in the targeted course
    • Letter of recommendation from a professor of the targeted course
    • Demonstrate excellent communication skills

    Application

    To apply for the SI Fellows program, download and complete the following application form.

    SI Fellow Job Application