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Instructional Services Manager, CUNY Tutor Corps

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City University of New York | New York, NY

City University of New York

Published 18 days ago


Job Description: Instructional Services Manager, CUNY Tutor Corps


The Office K-16 Initiatives at The City University of New York (CUNY) creates groundbreaking pathways for young New Yorkers to envision and achieve success. Our goal is to help NYC public school students make a successful transition to college, careers, and life beyond.

The CUNY Tutor Corps program mobilizes the talent and energy of undergraduate and graduate students to increase the academic success of students in NYC public schools, in support of New York City's Algebra for All and Computer Science for All initiatives. Students from CUNY colleges majoring in STEM disciplines, particularly math and computer science, are matched with NYC Department of Education middle and high school classrooms across the city to provide one-to-one and small group tutoring and mentoring. The CUNY Tutor Corps program currently provides 320 tutors to 120 host schools.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

The Instructional Services Manager provides subject matter and pedagogical expertise to tutors to support their successful integration into NYC public middle and high school classrooms. Reporting to the Director of Tutor Corps, the manager plans and develops the implementation of the Tutor Corps program with NYC DOE school administrators, paying special attention to student needs within each school. The manager partners with school administrators and classroom teachers on how best to implement programs that fit the Tutor Corps model, and manage the program’s relationships with specific NYC public middle and high schools. Other responsibilities of this position include:

  • Manage the instructional and curricular supports provided to teachers in Tutor Corps classrooms to ensure that differentiated instruction meets the needs of all
  • Collect and analyze qualitative data on programmatic effectiveness, recommend modifications based on analysis and observations, and implement improvements.
  • Regularly visit middle and high schools across all five boroughs and act as the face of Tutor Corps for NYCDOE
  • Communicate regularly with tutors regarding their schedules and professional development
  • Work with Director to ensure tutors’ work is aligned with current research on best practices and to add to current research and NYCDOE teachers’ needs are being
  • Collaborate with other instructional services managers to plan and develop the details of the tutor


Bachelor's Degree and six years' relevant experience required.


  • Six years of STEM or special education teaching, training, or tutoring experience
  • Advanced degree in STEM subjects or special education
  • Knowledge of the NYC public school system and/or public urban higher education landscape
  • Experience in multi-lingual education and curriculum development strongly
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills with ability to work and interact effectively, collaboratively, and cooperatively with a diverse community of students, faculty, staff and external constituents in a large centralized public university
  • Strong writing, presentation, and group facilitation
  • Detail oriented and accurate with sound research, analysis, and data management
  • Strong organizational and follow-through skills to create and execute work plans, prioritize work, coordinate multiple assignments, and meet
  • Ability to work productively in a collaborative, diverse, student-focused and customer responsive
  • Computer proficiency using administrative, financial or academic programs, systems or databases, plus Google Docs, social media platforms, and CRM
  • Ability to travel to schools across the five boroughs on New York City


For full consideration, submit a cover letter and resume online via CUNY's web-based job system to JOB ID number 21608, addressing how your experience and credentials fulfill the responsibilities and qualifications outlined.

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CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups.

Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.


Job Description: Instructional Services Manager, CUNY Tutor Corps


The Office K-16 Initiatives at The City University of New York (CUNY) creates groundbreaking pathways for young New Yorkers to envision and achieve success. Our…

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New York, NY

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