SDSU Research Foundation

Instructional Aide - Summer Program

Req No.
Dept/Proj Name
Pre-College Institute
Close Date


The SDSU Pre-College Institute under the SDSU Research Foundation is seeking Instructional Aides for our summer residential programs. The Institute’s goal is to assist low-income and/or first-generation college students currently in high school to prepare for success in college. The six-week programs provide participants with fast-paced, intensive academic coursework and other cultural enrichment activities within a residential setting.


Responsibilities include but are not limited to:


  • Take initiative and assist teachers and students in assigned classes
  • Attend pre-program faculty/staff orientation and weekly staff meetings
  • Consult with teachers regarding students’ progress in class
  • Assist teachers with completion and submission of daily attendance sheets, assignment sheets and grading
  • Assist students with in-class assignments individually or in small groups under the supervision
  • of the teacher
  • Tutor and assist students during study period
  • Copy, collate and staple materials for teachers as needed
  • Maintain communication with Program Director, Academic Coordinator, Head Resident Advisors and/or other program staff
  • Optional participation in the program’s recreational and cultural outings



  • Knowledge/expertise in instructional area sufficient to tutor less knowledgeable students

Minimum Experience

  • Previous tutoring experience preferred
  • Live Scan (fingerprinting) required for positions working with children/minors or vulnerable populations

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with TRiO or similar type programs
  • Experience working with underserved student population
  • Experience working with high school students
  • Major or knowledge of the following subjects: Economics, American Government, Public Speaking, Statistics, Computers, Science

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with SDSU Research Foundation


San Diego State University Research Foundation is an EEO/AA/Disability/Vets Employer




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