Casual Staff Sy Syms 2023-2024

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Work type: Staff Part-time, Temporary and/or Hourly
Department: Sy Syms School of Business
Location: Wilf Campus, 500 West 185th Street, NY, NY
Categories: Student Services

Position Summary:      

Sy Syms Casual Staff (TA, Peer Tutor, or Proctor) supports faculty and students by creating opportunities to review class material and improve student performance (TA). As a peer tutor, the casual staff would meet with students one-on-one to help them with coursework. As a proctor, the casual staff would oversee the taking of exams to ensure academic integrity. 

Position Responsibilities:


  • Prepares and leads weekly recitation sessions
  • Prepares practice exams, review booklets, and supplemental lecture materials
  • Meets with professors to ensure recitations cover topics discussed during primary lecture sessions
  • Assists faculty
  • Grades student papers
  • Provides student support
  • Responds to student questions and emails

Peer Tutor

  • Tutors students in various courses according to their qualifications
  • 5 hours/week minimum availability


  • Oversees the taking of exams to ensure academic integrity 


  • This position will report to the faculty and/or chair of the department and is supervised by the Academic Administrator.

Peer Tutor 

  • This position will report to and be supervised by the Academic Administrator


  • This position will report to the professor whose exam is being proctored and is supervised by the Academic Administrator

Experience & Educational Background:


  • An undergraduate degree and a recommendation from the professor requesting assistance. Having taken the course previously is up to the preference of the professor.

Peer Tutor 

  • Must have received an A or A- in the course and provide a recommendation by a professor to tutor in the course/s.  


  • Must have an undergraduate degree

Skills & Competencies:

  • Ability to work constructively with students-- individually and in groups
  • Basic understanding of pedagogy and ability to instruct
  • Ability to create outcome-based review lessons focused on measurable success

Salary Range:

$16.00 - $20.00 per hour

About Us:       

Founded in 1886, Yeshiva University (YU) has a strong tradition of combining Jewish scholarship with academic excellence and achievement in the liberal arts, sciences, medicine, law, business, social work, Jewish studies, education, psychology, and more. 

We are a leading global educational institution that employs 2,000 people across our various campus locations -- Wilf Campus, Beren Campus, Brookdale Center, Resnick Campus in the Bronx, the Gruss Institute in Jerusalem, the Boys High School in Manhattan, and the Girls High School in Queens. From the distinguished faculty who teach here, to the dedicated staff, we work to fulfill our mission through all that we teach, by all that we do, and for all those we serve.  We seek to attract and retain engaged and committed individuals who contribute to an exciting working environment, where there is a sense of community and belonging, balanced with a significant cross-section of people from diverse backgrounds working and studying together.

The University offers an excellent compensation package, and a broad range of employee benefit plans, including immediate participation in the University’s retirement plan. Staff members are typically eligible for four weeks of paid vacation each year and have access to a shuttle to nearby subway locations.

Equal Employment Opportunity:           

Yeshiva University is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans.


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