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Summer Staff Opportunities
Summer Resident Assistants
Summer Resident Assistants (SRAs) are the backbone of the Summer Session residential staff. Supervised by the House Directors, SRAs get the benefit of a staff experience with a shorter time commitment. SRAs also have the chance to work with an exceptionally diverse student population, planning activities and building community. Summer staff receive free room and board, along with pay. Only current Stanford undergraduate students are eligible to apply.
Information and applications for Summer 2017 are now available. Applications will be due in January, and interviews will be conducted in February. Please read the Summer Resident Assistant job description for application information.
Summer Academic Advisors
Summer Academic Advisors support both Summer Session and Summer College students as they navigate their way through their academic experience at Stanford. Advisors will help students with questions about enrollment, academic deadlines, where to turn for support, and more. This is a non-residential position. To learn more, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Summer Tutor Program Coordinator
The Program Coordinator provides administrative and program support to SARC leadership and staff. S/he is supervised by the SARC Tutor Manager and works with the other members of the SARC team to ensure that the academic needs of the Stanford summer population are met. This person must be detail-oriented and comfortable organizing information, data, and schedules. The Program Coordinator must be an exceptional administrator, ready to support the academic success of nearly 1500 students. For more information, please see the Program Coordinator job description.
Summer Tutor Manager
Reporting to the Assistant Director for Admissions and Academic Support, the Tutor Manager has oversight over the day-to-day operations of the Summer Tutor Program, tutor supervision, weekly programming, and ensuring that the need of special populations are met. The Tutor Manager must be an exceptional administrator, ready to focus on program leadership and staff oversight, and take charge of the programming seeking to support the academic success of nearly 1500 students. For more information, please see the Tutor Manager job description.
Reporting to the SARC Tutor Manager, Summer Tutors often work in multiple subject areas and are assigned students according to academic subject. In addition to holding regular drop-in group tutoring sessions, tutors design, promote, and implement academic workshops and study sessions. Tutors serve as academic role models for students. For more information, please see the Summer Tutor job description.
High School Summer College Mentor
The Mentor position incorporates elements of an RA, NSO leader, tutor and advisor, supporting
student development individually and as a community. Summer College Mentors live in the
residences and are the visible summer role models and leaders for Summer College students.
Mentors help develop educational opportunities that complement and extend classroom learning,
in addition to planning recreational and fun activities. For more information, please see the High School Summer College Mentor job description.
High School Summer Head Mentor
In addition to Summer College Mentor responsibilities (see the Mentor job description for more
information), the Head Mentor will assume an additional leadership role within the residence.
Head Mentors provide logistical support to the House Director (HD) of their residence and serve
as a leader for other Summer College residential student staff. For more information, please see the High School Summer College Head Mentor job description.
Individual departments hire their own teaching staff for Summer Quarter. If you are a talented professor interested in developing and producing an innovative course, please contact the academic department in which you are interested in teaching.