Employment

Summer Opportunities for Stanford University Undergraduates and Graduates

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, and weekly programming, and ensures that the needs of special populations are met. The Tutor Manager must be an exceptional administrator, ready to focus on program leadership and staff oversight, and to take charge of programming that supports the academic success of nearly 1500 students.

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Program Coordinator

The Program Coordinator provides administrative and program support to SARC leadership and staff. They are supervised by the SARC Tutor Manager and work with 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.

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Summer Tutors

Reporting to the SARC Tutor Manager, Summer Tutors often work in either STEM subjects or Writing, but can also work in multiple subject areas. In addition to holding regular drop-in tutoring sessions, tutors design, promote, and implement academic skills workshops. Depending on tutor qualifications, some tutors work as both subject area tutors and foreign language conversation partners. Tutors serve as academic role models for students.  

Your responsibilities include:

  • Holding regular drop-in tutoring sessions in STEM and Writing

  • Designing, promoting, and implementing academic skills workshops

  • Serving as academic role models for students

  • Some tutors work as language conversation partners 

  • Developing, promoting, and conducting workshops - may be course-or subject-specific or focus on academic skills like study skills or essay writing

Successful candidates will have proven academic success and a genuine interest in the subject area(s) they wish to tutor. Experience in tutoring or teaching is preferred. The ideal candidate will be highly autonomous and able to multitask and manage multiple assignments. 

Compensation: 20 hours/week, $17/hour for undergraduate students and $26/hour for graduate students. 

For complete job description and application go to the link below.

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Summer Residential Staff

Summer Session aims to give students a transformative educational experience, both inside and outside of the classroom. Our residential staff puts on social, academic, and co-curricular programming to support student and community development in the residence.

Have a positive impact on students’ lives this summer by working with Stanford Summer Session! We are currently hiring Stanford undergraduates for residential staff positions.

Your responsibilities include:

  • Creating a welcoming, inclusive, and supportive environment for students.
  • Hosting engaging programming, field trips, and dorm events designed to enrich the student experience.
  • Supporting students, celebrating their victories, and providing resources for students in need.
  • Being a role model within the residence.

To be successful in these positions, you will bring:

  • Leadership and community-building experience.
  • Resourcefulness and creativity, with the initiative to bring projects to fruition.
  • Enthusiasm for working with students.
  • Adaptability and flexibility to address issues that arise.
  • Maturity and responsibility to exercise sound judgment and enforce policies.

For complete job descriptions and applications, please see the links below:

Summer Resident Assistant

  • Programs: University students (visiting & matriculated undergraduates), Veteran Accelerator, International Honors Program
  • Dates:  
    • June 19 through August 19 (8 week session)
    • June 19 through September 3 (10 week session)
    • June 19 through September 10 (11 week session, limited availability)
  • Compensation: $15/hour, 20 hours/week, housing, dining, & student fees

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Mentor

  • Program: High School Summer College
  • Dates: June 19 through August 19 (8 week session)
  • Compensation: $15/hour, 20 hours/week, housing, dining, & student fees

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Head Mentor

  • Program: High School Summer College
  • Dates: June 17 through August 19 (8 week session)
  • Compensation: $17/hour, 30 hours/week, housing, dining, & student fees

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Activities Coordinator (new!)

  • Program: High School Summer College
  • Dates: June 17 through August 19 (8 week session)
  • Compensation: $15/hour, 20 hours/week, housing, dining, & student fees

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Teaching Opportunities

Individual departments hire their own teaching staff for the 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.

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