The Baruch STEP Academy is an academic enrichment program focusing on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) education and providing college preparation. Managed through the CUNY Research Foundation, we serve over 150 middle and high school students throughout the city. The Summer 2023 Program will operate over 16 sessions, July 10th through August 3rd (Monday through Thursday only).
High School Instructor (In-Person)
Course Title: Engineering Foundations
Course Description: This course will apply math, science, and engineering concepts to solve real world problems. Students will explore the different specialities within the engineering profession.
Summary of Responsibilities
The STEP Academy at Baruch College is seeking to fill a summer instructor position for the high school program. The course will introduce high school students to an intensive science subject for a month. The goal of the course is to engage students in an exploratory science experience, not provided in a standard classroom. Instructors will prepare students to participate in the annual showcase displaying research posters, projects, or visual presentations.
Start Time: 9am
Instruction Hours: 9:30am-2pm
- Prepare and teach curriculum for 20-25 students
- Evaluate student and group performance often
- Provide staff with measurable results in student learning through assessments
- Monitor and maintain student attendance records
- Reassess curriculum based on students' needs, interests, and understanding of materials
- Plan for end of semester project (summer showcase)
- Availability for each program day from 9 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
- Degree in engineering or related STEM
- Experience in a teaching capacity in subject area
- Experience with designing/implementing a course curriculum
- Have a strong classroom management style
- Strong background in the subject area
- Prior teaching experience with middle or high school students
- Ability to engage students with creative lessons and innovative teaching style
- Possess good interpersonal skills with adolescents and a strong understanding of their maturity levels
- Enthusiasm for the subject with flexibility in adjusting curriculum to reflect students' abilities
$4,500 | $45 x 100 hours | This includes 72 hours of instruction time + 28 hours of orientations, meetings and prep work.
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About the Research Foundation
The Research Foundation of The City University of New York (RFCUNY) was established as a not-for-profit educational corporation chartered by the State of New York in 1963. RFCUNY supports CUNY faculty and staff in identifying and obtaining external support (pre-award) from government and private sponsors and is responsible for the administration of all such funded programs (post-award).
RFCUNY stands between CUNY’s principal investigators (PIs) and the sponsors who support them and strives to fulfill its essential responsibilities to both groups. Working closely with individual PIs and Grants Officers on the campuses, RFCUNY oversees employment, accounting, audit, reporting, purchasing, and special responsibilities that include management of a planned giving program; liaison with governmental agencies and foundations; negotiation of agreements; facility construction and renovation; protection and commercialization of intellectual property; and compliance with applicable standards in research involving human subjects, animal care, environmental and radiological safety, and conflicts of interest.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
Aug 08, 2023 (Or Until Filled)