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SUNY New Paltz Vacancy
External Posting (Research Foundation)

Applications are invited for consideration for appointment to the following position:

Department: Migrant Education

Budget Title: Tutor

Local Title: Tutor Advocate

Posting Date: April 20, 2021

Classification: Non-exempt hourly

Duties: The Mid-Hudson Migrant Education provides individualized instruction and support services in order to promote the academic success of migrant eligible students. This is accomplished in partnership with migrant parents, youth, schools and community members. This position is renewed annually subject to the Research Foundation guidelines and the availability of grant funding.


Provide positive youth development and direct and/or virtual instructional services to migrant youth through tutoring, advocacy and support services in student homes, in-school and libraries. Maintain contact with students’ teachers to align support with classroom instruction through a strategic approach. Assist in planning/recruiting/chaperoning/transporting field trips and other program-sponsored events. Participate in required professional development. Submit timely and accurate required electronic documentation (instructional forms, activity logs, time sheets, travel reimbursement, etc.). Requires evenings and some weekends.

Qualifications: Required:

Strong English oral and written communication skills

Ability to develop goals aligned to student academic needs

Working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel

Bilingual Spanish

Ability to provide virtual instruction and support

Personal transportation required

Contact Information: Electronic submissions required. Please apply by visiting

Individuals with disabilities who need assistance with the application process should call (845) 257-3675.

Deadline: Applications will be accepted on a continuing basis

Other important information about this vacancy: The State University of New York at New Paltz is a highly selective, public college that is recognized regionally for the strength of its academic programs. It is located in the beautiful Hudson River Valley with easy access to New York City and other nearby recreational and cultural amenities.

As an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer, The Research Foundation for SUNY will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant's race, color, creed, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, transgender status, age, national origin, marital status, citizenship, physical and mental disability, criminal record, genetic information, predisposition or carrier status, status with respect to receiving public assistance, domestic violence victim status, a disabled, special, recently separated, active duty wartime, campaign badge, Armed Forces service medal veteran, or any other characteristics protected under applicable law.

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