Student Jobs

Interested in a job with the CLASS? We have both academic and non-academic jobs for undergraduates and graduates. Explore the job options and submit an application when you are ready.

Currently Hiring For:

Application Procedure

Please be sure to read the below instructions carefully so that your application will be submitted properly and therefore considered.

  1. Complete the CLASS Application Web Form.
    Note: This form must be accessed using your TU Mail account. If accessed with another Google account you will receive a "You need permission to access this item" error and be prompted to "Choose a different account."
    1. For PASS Leader: Provide an academic reference, including a phone number and/or an e-mail address, of a faculty member (ideally the professor who taught the course for which you are applying to be a PASS Leader).
    2. For Coaching: Provide two academic references, including a phone number and/or an e-mail address to contact them directly. These individuals should be professors or administrative staff who can speak to not only your academic success, but also your growth or learning development.

  2. After completing the CLASS Application Web Form, email supporting documents (outlined below) to classjobs@temple.edu. Applications without supporting documentation will not be considered.

    1. Please use the email subject line,
      CLASS Jobs: [Last Name, First Name]
      for example: CLASS Jobs: Smith, John

    2. Supporting Documents
      1. All Applicants
        1. Resume (For help with your resume, visit Career Services
        2. Schedule of Availability using the file available at the following link:
          CLASS Availability, (Your Name), (Semester Applying for), (v1)
      2. Additional Documents for Graduate Students
        1. Graduate Exam Scores (GRE, GMAT, etc. - unofficial copies MUST be sent via TUsafesend)
          1. For TUsafesend, simply log in, drop off, attach file, send to msrcjobs@temple.edu
          2. This is for security purposes to protect your data.
        2. Two Letters of Reference: These may be sent to MSRCjobs@Temple.edu directly from the reference otherwise submit hard copies to 1810 Liacouras Walk Rm 201 (066-11), Philadelphia PA 19122.

Ready to Apply?

CLASS Application Web Form

Undergraduate

Tutor

Description
  • Provides peer-to-peer academic support via tutoring and review sessions in undergraduate STEM & Non-STEM targeted and historically difficult courses.
Who Can Apply
  • Undergraduate Students
Pay Scale
  • Starting rate: $10.00/Hour
  • Raises offered after completion of training requirements, additional subjects added to tutoring repertoire and experience in the program
Reports To
  • Assistant Director for Tutoring
Purpose
  • To assist students in difficult concepts and topics related to their coursework.
Responsibilities
  • Use methods modeled during training and professional development to help supplement student learning by asking good questions and practicing active listening.
  • Develop multiple methods to approach concepts in your respective content areas while keeping up-to-date with previously-learned material.
  • Guide students in one-on-one, small group, large group and online tutoring sessions as well as prepare students for exams during review sessions.
  • Communicate regularly with Assistant Director for Tutoring and graduate supervisors to keep program operations running smoothly and to report any issues that may arise when working with students.
  • Behave as a working professional and follow proper procedures when needing coverage for a shift or any other administrative action.
Required Skills
  • Effectively communicate with students, peers, graduate supervisors, administrators, advisors and faculty.
  • Demonstrate various strategies to address multiple styles, preferences and approaches to learning new materials and being successful in high education.
  • Provide and adapt strategies for academic success to better serve students individually.
  • Respond to and act on feedback from graduate supervisors and administrative staff to improve job performance and quality of services.
  • Work with students from diverse backgrounds with differing support needs.
  • Punctuality, resourcefulness and ability to juggle multiple tasks during high-usage periods are very important.
Math Tutors Chemistry Tutors Physics Tutors
Min: Math 1041 & 1042
Pref: Math 2043
Min: Chem 1031 & 1032
Pref: Chem 2201 & 2202
Min: Phys 1061 & 1062
Pref: Phys 2021 & 2022
Statistics Tutors Economics Tutors Other Tutors
Min: Stat 2103 or equivalent Min: Econ 1101 & 1102
Pref: Econ 3501
TBD
Additional Requirements
  • Demonstrate content knowledge through the successful completion (minimum of a B+) of the course(s) for which you are applying and successful completion of the related tutor skills test.
  • Demonstrate a willingness to learn and improve in both content and tutoring-related skills.
  • Attend all mandatory meetings, trainings and professional development sessions.

Office Assistants

Description
  • Assist in day-to-day operation of the CLASS. Employees will perform basic data entry, greet and assist visitors in using the Center's resources, run errands, answer phones and other general office activities.
Who Can Apply
  • Undergraduate Students
Pay Scale
  • Starting rate: $8.00/Hour
  • Raises offered based on experience in the program
Reports To
  • Assistant Directors
Purpose
  • To assist in the day-to-day operation of the CLASS front office.
Responsibilities
  • Employees will perform basic data entry, greet and assist visitors in using the Center's resources, run errands, answer phones and other general office activities.
Required Skills
  • Basic knowledge of computers including Microsoft Office.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Punctuality, resourcefulness and ability to handle multiple tasks.
  • Ability to treat all users with respect and consideration.
  • High initiative level as well as being able to work independently.
  • Attend all mandatory meetings, trainings and professional development sessions.

Peer Assisted Study Session Leader (PASS Leader)

Description
  • Facilitate guided study groups for targeted, large enrollment and historically difficult courses. Leaders will assist students in learning effective study strategies that work for their assigned course.
Who Can Apply
  • Undergraduate Students
Pay Scale
  • Starting rate: $10.00/Hour
  • Raises offered after completion of training requirements and experience in the program
Reports To
  • Assistant Director for Supplemental Instruction
Purpose
  • To facilitate workshops that assist students in developing effective learning and study strategies specific to a given course.
Responsibilities
  • Use the methods modeled during training and professional development to lead students in developing the learning and study skills necessary to master the content of their course.
  • Attend every class and communicate regularly with professor.
  • Create a plan for each session; submit for review and edit plan after receiving feedback.
  • Communicate regularly with Assistant Director for Supplemental Instruction to keep program operations running smoothly and to report any issues that may arise when working with students.
  • Behave as a working professional and follow proper procedures when needing coverage for a shift or any other administrative action at all times.
Required Skills
  • Effectively communicate with students, peers, administrators and faculty.
  • Have students work through various learning skills and study strategies that are successful in the specific course.
  • Provide and adapt strategies for academic success to better serve individual students.
  • Respond to and act on feedback from administrative staff to improve job performance and quality of services.
  • Work with students from diverse backgrounds with differing support needs.
  • Punctuality, resourcefulness and poise are necessary when handling multiple tasks.
PASS Sessions We Are Hiring For

Chemistry 1031 -- Must be available Tuesday/Thursday 12:30 pm to 1:50 pm

Chemistry 1031 -- Must be available Monday/Wednesday/Friday 12:00 pm to 12:50 pm

Additional Requirements
  • Demonstrate content knowledge through the successful completion (minimum of a B) of the course(s) for which you are applying.
  • Demonstrate a willingness to learn and improve in both content and facilitator skills.
  • Attend all mandatory meetings, trainings and professional development sessions.
 

Peer Academic Coach

Description
  • Provides peer-to-peer academic support via sessions focused on study skill development, time management, and other academic success skills across disciplines and courses. Facilitates workshops on academic success skills for diverse student groups, not specific to an individual course.
Who Can Apply
  • Undergraduate and Graduate Students
Pay Scale
  • Undergraduate Student Starting Rate: $10.00/hour
  • Graduate Student Starting Rate: $12.50/hour
  • Raises offered after completion of training requirements and experience in the program
Reports To
  • Assistant Director for Academic Coaching
Purpose
  • To provide academic coaching to students in the university seeking assistance in developing their learning and study skills.
Responsibilities
  • Use methods modeled during coaching training and professional development to help supplement student learning by working with them to foster successful strategies to assist them in studying, managing time, and developing other related skills.
  • Guide students in one-on-one, drop-in and appointment-based, coaching sessions as well as facilitate workshops on educationally sound coaching-related topics to groups of students.
  • When conducting drop-in sessions in tutoring lab, communicate with Graduate supervisors regularly to keep lab operations running smoothly and to make them aware of any issues that may arise in the tutoring lab.
  • In general, communicate with Assistant Director for Academic Coaching regularly to keep program operations running smoothly and to report any issues that may arise when working with students.
  • Be a working professional and follow proper procedures when needing coverage for a shift or any other administrative action.
Required Skills
  • Effectively communicate with students, peers, graduate supervisors, faculty, and staff members across the University.
  • Demonstrate various learning strategies to address multiple learning styles and multiple approaches to learning new materials and being successful in college.
  • Ability to empathize with students who are in need of assistance in academic skill development.
  • Provide and adapt strategies for academic success to better serve students individually.
  • Work with students from diverse backgrounds with differing support needs.
  • Respond to and act on feedback from graduate supervisors and administrative staff to improve job performance and quality of services.
Additional Requirements
  • Demonstrate academic success and good standing by maintaining an overall GPA of 3.0.
  • Have completed at least four semesters of college-level course work. If a transfer student, at least two semesters of coursework must have been completed at Temple University. Equivalent combinations of course credit may be considered at the discretion of the Assistant Director for Academic Coaching.
  • Demonstrate a willingness to learn and improve in study skills and learning strategies.
  • Willingness and ability to work with students from diverse backgrounds with differing support needs.
  • Demonstrate professionalism by following directions in the application process and throughout your tenure as an academic coach or staff member at the MSRC.
  • Attend all mandatory meetings, trainings and professional development sessions.

Graduate

Supervisor

Description
  • Manage and maintain all activities in the tutoring lab while servicing an average of 150 student visits per day.
Who Can Apply
  • Doctoral Students or Graduate Students Seeking Terminal Degree
Award Details
  • Graduate Externship with monthly stipend
  • Awards are either half (~10 hours/week) or full (~20 hours/week) for Fall and/or Spring
  • Tuition Remission is based on award status
  • Additional option to acquire health insurance
  • Continuation of award is based on performance
Reports To
  • Assistant Directors
Purpose
  • To manage and maintain all activities in the tutoring lab.
Responsibilities
  • Make sure the Center functions efficiently during all hours of operation.
  • Get to know coaches’ and tutors' abilities and being able to match up users with the appropriate staff member.
  • Assess and evaluate coaches and tutors in lab.
  • Act as a liaison between users and staff.
  • Regularly seek and provide feedback about coaching and tutoring sessions.
Required Skills
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skills.
  • Ability to carry out roles of a supervisor (i.e. policy enforcement, provide continual feedback on staff performance, keep track of schedules, etc.).
  • Work with other supervisors in seemlessly managing the lab as one unit.
  • Maintain a professional demeanor and represent the CLASS as an administrative office on campus.
  • Punctuality, resourcefulness and poise when handling multiple tasks.
Additional Requirements
  • Minimum cumulative graduate GPA (undergraduate for first semester graduate students) of 3.25.
  • Experiences with classroom management, customer service and/or academic support environment.
  • Attend all mandatory meetings, trainings and professional development sessions.