Professional STEM Tutor

Part Time Boston, Massachusetts


The responsibility of the Professional STEM Tutor is to assist students with math, statistics, computer science, chemistry, or other STEM-related subjects. Professional STEM Tutors work in both our drop-in program (where they work both individually and in small groups with students) and in our one-on-one by appointment program. Professional STEM Tutors will also lead larger, scheduled, group tutoring sessions, as needed. Professional STEM tutors should at the least be well versed in mathematics (from arithmetic to calculus) and statistics. Ability to tutor science or computer science subjects may vary depending on the tutor’s background and disciplinary expertise.


Tutor students who request STEM assistance: individual to small group sessions in math/stats drop-in, one-on-one appointments in STEM disciplines. Tutoring may be online or in the center. Tutors will write notes in our tutor management system for individual appointments.

During open appointment blocks, perform various academic support tasks according to tutor’s skills and interests as assigned by CLAS management.

 Attend training on specific topics related to assisting college students with STEM subjects, assisting students of concern, etc.  Training may be in person or online. Meet with program supervisors to discuss other issues.

Facilitate large group tutoring sessions or exam review sessions.

Write notes for all tutoring sessions in appointment tracking system (EAB Navigate).


  • Master's Degree or higher in a STEM discipline or related area
  • Knowledge of successful strategies for tutoring a diverse college student population
  • Demonstrated commitment to justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion (especially inclusion of groups historically excluded from STEM fields) as well as anti-racist tutoring praxis
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to work in person on Suffolk’s downtown Boston campus
  • Proven ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Creativity and flexibility in tutoring
  • Experience with EAB Navigate, TutorTrac, WCOnline, or other appointment management Platforms a plus 

Suffolk University does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, religious creed, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, age, genetic information, or status as a veteran in admission to, access to, treatment in, or employment in its programs, activities, or employment. As an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer, the University is dedicated to the goal of building a diverse and inclusive faculty and staff that reflect the broad range of human experience who contribute to the robust exchange of ideas on campus, and who are committed to teaching and working in a diverse environment. We strongly encourage applications from groups historically marginalized or underrepresented because of race/color, gender, religious creed, disability, national origin, veteran status or LGBTQ status. Suffolk University is especially interested in candidates who, through their training, service and experience, will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the University community.