Suffolk University is seeking qualified candidates to consider for the Professional Tutor for MBA/Finance. Depending on expertise, the professional tutor will lead study groups and provide individual tutoring for either MBA core courses, or advanced accounting and finance courses for undergraduate and graduate students. MBA core courses include economics, statistics, operations management, finance, accounting, and marketing. S/he will support students in the Sawyer Business School (SBS), with primary emphasis on graduate program tutoring; and may be asked to develop study materials to assist SBS students in these content areas.
Tutor students who request assistance in targeted SBS courses, primarily graduate-level, through study group sessions and individual appointments. Tutoring can occur online or in the center, as determined by the Associate Director of CLAS. Tutors will document tutoring notes through tutor management system for individual appointments.
Train in specific topics related to assisting college students, engaging with students of concern, etc. Training may be in person or online. Meet with program supervisors to discuss position-related issues.
Facilitate large group tutoring sessions at the end of the semester for final exam review. Develop study materials to assist students with specific content areas.
MBA or Master's Degree in related area.
Competency in one or more of the following content areas: economics, statistics, operations management, finance, accounting, or marketing.
Skilled in Excel and the use of a financial calculator.
Knowledge of mathematical topics students need to be successful in quantitative courses.
Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Knowledge of successful strategies for tutoring diverse student populations.
Proven results working independently and in a team.
Creative and flexible use of tutoring venues (online and in center).
Currently there are 2 openings for this position. Each position is 4-6 hours per week, depending on scheduling needs.
Suffolk at Glance
Suffolk University is a private, comprehensive, urban university located in the heart of downtown Boston. Our college green is the Boston Common. We are steps from dozens of historic sites including the Old State House, Faneuil Hall, and the Massachusetts State House. We have no real boundaries to our campus—Boston and Suffolk blend together.
Since 1906, Suffolk has been committed to creating an exceptional learning experience. Our vision is to be recognized as a dynamic institution that fosters engaged learning, rigorous scholarship, innovative thinking, and community collaboration across disciplines. We will ensure that Suffolk graduates are versatile and prepared for modern society and the new world market. We will provide rich curricula, experiential learning opportunities and professional mentoring through increased collaboration with alumni and community partners. We will recruit, mentor, and support a diverse faculty of teacher-scholars who are passionately committed to preparing our students to be leaders in the global community. We will inspire investment in a Suffolk community that is built on ethical, forward-thinking leadership, teamwork, and cooperation.
Suffolk University is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse community. We are actively seeking applicants from groups that might be under-represented because of race/color, gender, religion, real or perceived disability, and national origin or LBGTQ status.
Suffolk University conducts Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) checks relative to prior criminal convictions and pending cases, as well as Sex Offender Registry Information (SORI) checks relative to prior sexual offenses committed as a contingent offer of employment for all positions. Suffolk University requires specific written authorization to conduct background checks. Failure to provide such authorization shall preclude candidates from being hired.
Please submit your resume along with a cover letter for the position in which you are applying to.
Located right in the heart of downtown Boston, Suffolk University gives its students unparalleled access to the city and all it offers.Our college green is the Boston Common. We are steps from dozens of historic sites like the Old State House, Faneuil Hall, and the Massachusetts State House. We have no real boundaries to our campus?Boston and Suffolk blend together. That means our students have in...credible access to a wealth of opportunities, whether it?s museums and restaurants or internships and co-ops.At the same time, we also take pride in being a personal, student-centered school, where faculty and administrators know students by name. We take the time to recognize each student?s promise, figure out what makes him or her tick, and build important mentoring relationships.As we have done since our founding, we strive for one thing at Suffolk: give students the tools they need to be successful, smart, and satisfied at whatever they choose to do.
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