Academic Enhancement Center

Roosevelt Hall, 90 Lower College Road, Kingston, RI 02881

– 401.874.2367

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Work at the AEC

Are you interested in a fun and rewarding job that involves helping your peers succeed while enhancing your own knowledge and skills? If so, the AEC may be the place for you!

We’re seeking motivated students who have a track record of academic excellence, a desire to develop education and leadership skills, and a willingness to work in a highly collaborative, creative environment.

Most positions offer opportunities to work for pay or for academic credit. Schedules are flexible and according to your needs. Experience helps, but often isn’t necessary. We provide ongoing training.

Take a look at the job descriptions below, and click the appropriate link to apply online. Once we receive your application, we will send you more information and let you know if you qualify for an interview.

Each of our positions requires a different set of qualifications and time commitment. Please carefully read the descriptions attached below to decide what position(s) might be a fit for you and use the appropriate links to apply.

 

AEC SUBJECT-BASED TUTOR POSITIONS:

  • DESCRIPTION
  • APPLICATION
  • Note: currently accepting applications in only the following areas: Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Economics, Math, Physics, Statistics
  • Staff Contact: Skye Mendes (skyehawkins@uri.edu)

AEC WRITING CENTER POSITIONS:

  • DESCRIPTION
  • APPLICATION 
  • Note: students interested in applying to be Writing Center tutors must first successfully complete the 4-credit course WRT 353: Issues and Methods in Writing Consultancy
  • Staff Contact: Heather Price (hprice@uri.edu)

ATHLETICS TUTORING POSITIONS:

  • DESCRIPTION
  • APPLICATION
  • Note: athletics tutors work exclusively with student-athletes; because of this, athletics hires for a range of subjects based on student need; this is often a good option for students who want to tutor in a subject not offered by the AEC
  • Staff Contact: Meredith Gibbons (mgibbons@uri.edu)

AEC RECEPTIONIST POSITIONS:

AEC PROGRAM ASSISTANT AND GRADUATE STUDENT POSITIONS:

  • The AEC also hires students with strong academic and leadership skills to program support positions. When such positions are available, postings will appear here. Currently, all program assistant and graduate student positions are filled.

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