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Information Assistants

“It is literally true that you can succeed best and quickest by helping others to succeed." - Napoleon Hill

Information Assistants are the first point of contact for any student entering the ULC seeking assistance. IAs manage the flow of traffic at our two locations, matching students with an appropriate Learning Assistant and keeping track of learning sessions. They also provide students with information about other relevant workshops and programs provided by the ULC, and lead our Marketing and Social Media Team. Daily tasks include greeting students, data entry, answering phones, and general administrative duties.

Qualifications

  • Currently enrolled as a full-time matriculated student in good academic standing at the College of Arts & Science.
  • Two recommendations. The recommendations can be from an NYU Professor, NYU administrator (adviser, dean’s office, etc.) or a supervisor from a part-time job who can speak to your character and the qualities required of a potential ULC Information Assistant.
  • Comfortable working in a collaborative group environment.
  • Must have excellent communication, problem-solving and organizational skills.
  • Must be comfortable with Excel and Google Docs and/or willing to learn.

Remuneration

Pay begins at $10.25 for all qualified Information Assistants.

Timeline for Spring 2015 applicants:

  • 11/21 (LA) / 11/28 (IA): Online applications available and accepted on a rolling basis.
  • 11/21 (LA) / 11/28 (IA):  Online application and resume submission deadline.
  • 11/21 (LA) / 11/28 (IA):  Scheduling Grid due.
  • 11/21 (LA) / 11/28 (IA):  ALL Letters of Recommendation must be received by the University Learning Center.
  • Selected candidates will be invited for an interview on a rolling basis.  We encourage you to apply early.

Application Instructions:

  • Part 1:  Complete and submit this online application form by 11/21 (LA) or 11/28 (IA).
  • Part 2: Resume -- Submit as an email attachment to University.Learning.Center@nyu.edu by 11/21 (LA) or 11/28 (IA).
  • Part 3:  Download this Scheduling Grid and send the completed form to University.Learning.Center@nyu.edu as an attachment in the same email as your resume.
  • Part 4: References - Two required.  One must be from a professor at NYU in any one of the subjects you would like to tutor; the second reference should also be from a professor, but can be an NYU administrator or a supervisor from a part-time job who can speak to your qualities as a candidate for the ULC.  Referencces should NOT be from relatives.  We will accept recommendation forms or letters through November 21 (LA) or 11/28 (IA).
    • Please copy and paste this link and email it to your recommenders. Please remember to note whether or not you have waived your right to see their recommendation in your email.

Select candidates will be invited for an interview through the end of the semester.

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How to Apply

Review our website and follow all application procedures listed. Spring LA applications are due November 21st. Spring IA applications are due November 28th.

 

Timeline:

ULC staff is typically hired for the full academic year (fall, spring). Applications are posted on our website and through CareerNet, with select candidates invited for interviews. Hiring offers remain contingent upon schedules and successful completion of the current semester. Training activities are required – dates to be determined.

A small number of students are hired in December/January to join us in the spring semester. Select spring candidates will be invited for interviews through early January.

Summary of Procedures:

  • Part 1:  Online Application -- submit online by 11/21 (LA or 11/28 (IA).  Early submissions preferred, as interviews will be held on a rolling basis.
  • Part 2:  Resume -- Submit as an email attachment to University.Learning.Center@nyu.edu by November 28.
  • Part 3:  Scheduling Grid -- Download and submit as an email attachment to University.Learning.Center@nyu.edu by December 6.
  • Part 4:  References -- Email your references the link to our Reference Form (located in our application instructions).  Please remember to note whether or not you have waived your right to see their recommendation.

Select candidates will be offered an interview.

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