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Stevenson College: Stevenson 96 Peer Tutoring Lecturer Pool (Ongoing)

Recruitment Period

Open April 29th, 2020 through Tuesday, Feb 1, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)

If you apply to this recruitment by February 1st, 2022, you will have until February 28th, 2022 to complete your application.


Stevenson College at the University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC) invites applications for qualified part-time temporary lecturers to teach the Stevenson 96 Peer Tutoring course, which serves undergraduates who are hired as Tutors and Learning Assistants in the Learning Support Services (LSS) program. Course topics include, but are not limited to, introduction and training in the area of Learning Theory ; small group and individual tutoring techniques; effective communication skills; methods for attaining cultural competence as an educator; effective university-level, discipline-specific learning strategies; and informal assessment and evaluation techniques.

LSS provides course-specific academic support for all UCSC undergraduate students. Stevenson 96 Peer Tutoring instructors are responsible for facilitating the coordination and communication among students and staff involved with Learning Support Services. LSS staff will work collaboratively with the instructor to present relevant content and information for the course.

Applicants with a concurrent position supervising tutors in a college setting are strongly encouraged to apply.


Commensurate with qualifications and experience and the particular courses the Lecturer is appointed to teach. Compensation for Summer Session courses may vary from courses taught during the academic year.


  • Master’s degree (or equivalent foreign degree) at the time of application or a minimum of four years of professional experience in professional development of undergraduate tutors in theory and practice.
  • Experience supervising undergraduate students in a college tutoring program.

Appointments are contingent on the hiring unit’s instructional need and the availability of funding. Appointments are typically made during one or more quarters of the regular academic year (fall, winter, and spring quarters), but they may also be made during Summer Session.

Applications are accepted via the UCSC Academic Recruit online system. All documents and materials must be submitted as PDFs.

Please refer to Position # JPF00817-20P in all correspondence.


  • Letter of application which summarizes how you meet the position’s qualifications (required)
  • Curriculum vitae (required)
  • Teaching evaluations (optional, a maximum of three will be accepted)
  • Sample course materials -syllabi, handouts, etc. (optional, a maximum of four will be accepted)

Reference Requirement
Applications must include confidential letters of recommendation* (a minimum of two are required and a maximum of three will be accepted). Please note that your references or dossier service will submit their confidential letters directly to the UC Recruit System.

*All letters will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. For any reference letter provided via a third party (e.g., dossier service, career center, etc.), direct the author to UCSC’s confidentiality statement at

Applications for this recruitment will be accepted through February 1, 2022. This recruitment is valid for initial appointments beginning in Summer Session 2020 through winter quarter 2023. Initial appointments made after this period must be made through other recruitments.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status. UC Santa Cruz is committed to excellence through diversity and strives to establish a climate that welcomes, celebrates, and promotes respect for the contributions of all students and employees. Inquiries regarding the University’s equal employment opportunity policies may be directed to the Office for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at the University of California, Santa Cruz, CA 95064 or by phone at (831) 459-2686.

Under Federal law, the University of California may employ only individuals who are legally able to work in the United States as established by providing documents as specified in the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986. Certain UCSC positions funded by federal contracts or sub-contracts require the selected candidate to pass an E-Verify check (see More information is available at the APO website (see or call (831) 459-4300.

UCSC is a smoke & tobacco-free campus.

If you need accommodation due to a disability, please contact the Academic Personnel Office at (831) 459-4300.

Our institution is committed to addressing the spousal and partner employment needs of our candidates and employees. As part of this commitment, our institution is a member of the Northern California Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (NorCal HERC). Visit the NorCal HERC website at to search for open positions within a commutable distance of our institution



Job location

Santa Cruz, California


Document requirements
  • Cover Letter - Letter of application which summarizes how you meet the position’s qualifications

  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Teaching evaluations (set 1 of 3) (Optional)

  • Teaching evaluations (set 2 of 3) (Optional)

  • Teaching evaluations (set 3 of 3) - Statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion through research, teaching, and/or service. See guidelines at:

  • Sample course materials (document 1 of 3) - Syllabus, handout, etc.

  • Sample course materials (document 2 of 3) - Syllabus, handout, etc.

  • Sample course materials (document 3 of 3) - Syllabus, handout, etc.

Reference requirements
  • 2-3 letters of reference required