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Student Academic Support Worker (SPREP Program Facilitator)

P&S Vice Dean For Education

Student Academic Support Worker (SPREP Program Facilitator)

  • 530128
  • Medical Center
  • P&S Vice Dean For Education
  • Part Time
  • Opening on: Oct 10 2022
  • Ungraded
  • Job Type: Short Term Casual
  • Bargaining Unit:
  • Regular/Temporary: Temporary
  • End Date if Temporary: 5/29/2023
  • Hours Per Week: 10
  • Salary Range:

Position Summary

The State Pre-College Enrichment Program (S-PREP) is a free high school and college preparation program for 7th -12th grade students who reside in New York City. The long-range objective of the program is to increase the number of underrepresented minority practitioners in healthcare and STEM professions. As such, this is an opportunity designed for students who are interested in pursuing a career in medicine or related STEM fields. The program offers academic enrichment courses that are designed to prepare students for success in math and science. The program also offers career development workshops, college counseling services, field trips and college tours. For the summer program, SPREP will be hosted from June through August.

SPREP Program Facilitators will assist with managing math and science courses for middle and high school students. Participating students come from diverse backgrounds and generally have varying skillsets. Ideal candidates for the SPREP Program Facilitator positions are those interested in working with students who fit the demographics previously described. This is a great opportunity to assist with exercising curriculum construction, establishing/executing course instruction and differentiation skills. Course offerings will include, but may not be limited to Pre-Algebra, Algebra, Biology, Chemistry, Geometry and Pre-calculus. Class sessions will be held on Saturdays throughout the duration of the program year. Program Facilitators will be paid at a rate of $25.00 per hour.


Program Facilitators will report to the SPREP Program Administrators within the Office of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs. Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Supporting the preparation of program sessions including classes, special events and other program related activities
  • Assisting Preceptor(s) with general classroom management
  • Grading quizzes, exams, and other course assignments
  • Providing feedback regarding students’ participation for bi-annual evaluations
  • Assisting with the execution of the SPREP workshop series
  • Monitoring student attendance for respective course
  • Collaborating with Program Administrators to chaperone selected college visits and field trips
  • Attending all special program events including opening and closing ceremonies as well as conferences
  • Providing recommendations for program improvements
  • Completing administrative/clerical duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School Diploma

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous teaching experience

Other Requirements

  • Applicants must be full time CUIMC students.
  • Education and training in science and/or mathematics is required.
  • Demonstration of leadership and organization skills is also required.

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