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CSUDH Computer Science Scholars
Title:CSUDH Computer Science Scholars
Type of Appointment:Temporary - Grant Funded

CSUDH Computer Science Scholar
California State University, Dominguez Hills Foundation


About the CSUDH Foundation

The California State University, Dominguez Hills Foundation was incorporated in 1968 as a partner of the University to provide services and develop and enhance programs that are an integral part of the University's educational mission. CSU Dominguez Hills is a highly diverse, metropolitan university primarily serving the South Bay area of Los Angeles County. Established in 1960, CSU Dominguez Hills is one of the 23 campuses that comprise the California State University system.

About the Position

CSUDH Computer Science Scholars (Tutors) will be significant contributors to Apple CEI Program, its participating teachers, and their students. Scholars will support the coding instruction, the teacher, and serve as role models to students. After completing AVID Tutoring Training, and Apple Coding Academy pieces of training, the CSUDH Computer Science Scholars will work with the teacher on an individual basis and in small group classroom settings, to ensure that stakeholders acquire and master the coding skills as delineated by the Everyone Can Code (ECC) and Develop in Swift book series.

This is a part-time, non-exempt, non-benefited position.

Position Information
Employment at the Foundation is on an at-will basis and can be terminated by either an employee or the Foundation at any time with or without cause or advanced notice. Permanent status can neither be obtained nor granted.

Salary Range
$16.00 per hour


  • Complete all required pieces of training, including:
    • AVID Tutoring Strategies (Fall 2020)
    • Supporting Academic Language through Tutoring (Fall 2020)
    • Everyone Can Code (Puzzles + Adventures) & Exploration Curriculum (Fall 2020)
    • Develop in Swift (Spring 2020)
  • Attend the Apple CEI professional development sessions meeting and remain up-to-date with current apps, curriculum, and events related to the program.
  • Schedule classroom visits with educators (presentations, assistance with specific activities, and documentation related to the ECC2/CBLcurriculum).
  • Main responsibility is to help students learn, reviewing content with them, explaining how to solve problems, and checking for understanding, including but not limited to: engaging in academic activities, providing academic support and academic advising, collaborating with the teacher of record, and presenting feedback to improve student performance on CBL/app development.
  • Consistently maintain appropriate and professional communication with supervisors, staff, teachers, school administration, and students.
  • Report all relevant information to the project manager and direct supervisor.
  • Ensure a safe learning environment and organized program.
  • Adhere to workplace safety guidelines.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Successful candidates will have the experience that reflects the following:

  • Demonstrated knowledge and entry-level competence in coding.
  • Enjoy tutoring the subject.
  • Be able to explain concepts to others effectively.
  • Effectively communicate study strategies to ensure academic success.
  • Work comfortably with people from diverse backgrounds.
  • Exhibit patience and positive attitudes in establishing an encouraging learning environment.
  • Possess good organizational skills and complete paperwork in a timely manner.



  • Majoring in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems or a STEM major in general (Junior & Seniors)
  • Enrollment status in at least 6 units per term/semester at a 2-year or 4-year institution or College graduate with a Bachelor’s degree.
  • Must maintain a minimum grade point average (G.P.A) of 2.0 to qualify for or continue employment.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Highly qualified tutors with substantial career experience in the content area.
  • Ability to work independently and within a team environment as needed.
  • Ability to interface and interact with all levels of staff (administrators, teachers, and students).
  • Self-motivated, responsible, and professional attitude at all times.
  • Must have access to reliable transportation to arrive at the worksite at the scheduled time when meeting in person.
  • Must have access to a reliable internet connection and arrive on-time for online instruction.
  • Must pass a criminal background check (LiveScan fingerprinting) and Background prior to beginning employment with children
  • Must present proof of negative Tuberculosis skin test (Mantoux) prior to beginning employment dated within 60 days (no reimbursement).

Application Period
The review of applications will begin on August 19, 2021, and the position will remain open.

Equal Employment Opportunity
The Foundation is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, color, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, covered veteran status, or any other protected status.

Individuals with disabilities requesting accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) may call the Foundation Human Resources Office at (310) 243-1070.

This position requires new hire/re-hire employment verification to be processed through the E-Verify program administered by the Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services in partnership with the Social Security Administration.

If hired, the successful candidate will be required to furnish proof that they are legally authorized to work in the United States.

Conditions of Employment

Employment at the Foundation is on an at-will basis and can be terminated by either an employee or the Foundation at any time with or without cause or advanced notice. Permanent status can neither be obtained nor granted.

The person holding this position is considered a 'mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth as a condition of employment.

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily for any position that the CSUDH Foundation deems sensitive. Sensitive positions are those requiring heightened scrutiny of individuals holding the position based on the potential for harm to children, concerns for the safety and security of people, animals, or property, or heightened risk of financial loss to the CSUDH Foundation or individuals in the university community. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or the continued employment of current employees.

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