Research Foundation Job Vacancies

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Vacancy announcements

North Country Migrant Education Program Migrant Tutor
January 2016 Clinton County & Salmon River CSD

North Country Migrant Education Program The Research Foundation for SUNY, a private, not-for-profit Corporation, is seeking one (1) full-time position for Clinton County and one (1) full-time/or part-time position for Salmon River CSD as a Migrant Tutor for the North Country Migrant Education Program. We are looking to add an energetic, qualified tutor to our dedicated staff. The successful candidate will provide high quality small group or one-on-one tutoring including advocacy for eligible students and their families. NYS Teacher Certification or Teacher Assistant Certification and teaching experience using Common Core Learning Standards preferred. This unique opportunity allows the individual to work with students at the district buildings during and after school hours. The successful candidate should be creative and flexible with a passion for helping students achieve their potential. $16.00/hr. Excellent benefits. A mentoring program and paid training offered. Position requires a telephone, dependable vehicle and valid driver’s license. Send letter of application, resume and reference letters immediately to Laura Burnett, NCMEP, SUNY Potsdam, 282 Van Housen Hall Ext., Potsdam, NY 13676 or email tiernav@potsdam.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until position is filled. The Research Foundation is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

Adolescent Outreach Advocate Ad
NCMEP is seeking half-time Adolescent Outreach Advocate ($16.00/hour beginning immediately, approx. 20 hours/week) to assess needs, mentor teens, provide career education, secondary and post secondary planning, help with after-school programs, recruit for summer programs, and arrange field trips for migrant youth in grades 7-12 in Franklin County, St. Lawrence and Clinton Counties. Should be able to work some weekends and evenings. B.A. required. The candidate should have experience working with this age group, must have a valid driver’s license with an excellent driving record and a telephone and answering machine. Excellent benefits for the above position through The Research Foundation for SUNY, a private, not for profit, corporation, including health, dental, vision and life insurance. Send letter of application, resume and reference letters immediately to Laura Burnett, NCMEP, SUNY Potsdam, 282 Van Housen Hall Ext., Potsdam, NY 13676, email (tiernav@potsdam.edu), or fax (315) 267-2771. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. The Research Foundation is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.