Proctors are generally expected to give a two year commitment. Although there is not a formal requirement for Resident Tutors the average duration of a Resident Tutor is around 3 years.
Yes, tutors and proctors are allowed to have pets on campus.
Are resident or non-resident tutor positions available in the Dudley Community?
Yes. Dudley serves off-campus students as well as on-campus students who live in the Dudley Co-op or who are Visiting Undergraduate Students (VUS) studying at Harvard for a term or There are two Resident Tutors assigned to the Co-op and one to two Resident Tutors assigned to the VUS program.
Resident Tutors at the co-op help support the community as a whole and the individual students in residence. They get to know the students and join in dinners and community events, advise students on general academic and personal issues, support students experiencing difficulty, help with issues of co-op governance, and communicate and enforce the rules of Dudley and the college. Resident Tutors also participate in the broader Dudley community by attending regular events and staff meetings. The Co-op is a great place for people interested in living in this kind of intentional community. More information about the Dudley Co-Op may be found here:https://dudleyundergrad.harvard.edu/co-op
Resident tutors working with the VUS advise students on course selection and general academic and personal issues, help students adjust to Harvard and to the US, support students experiencing difficulty, plan social events, and communicate and enforce the rules of the VUS program and the college. Resident Tutors also participate in the broader Dudley community by attending regular events and staff meetings.
Dudley also has a large number of non-resident tutors that serve as advisers to sophomores, VUS and off-campus students and take on specialty tutor roles in the house.
To apply for any of the Dudley positions, please use the resident tutor application and select Dudley as an option, and Dudley will follow up to ask more about which positions you may be interested in. After the residential tutor application closes, direct inquiries about open positions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
How do I apply?
Proctor applications are reviewed on a rolling basis, however priority will be given to those applicants who submit their application materials by 12 PM EST on Tuesday, January 1, 2019. The priority deadline for Resident Tutor applicants is 9 AM EST on Tuesday, January 29, 2019. Individual Houses may still consider applications submitted after this deadline, depending on vacancies.
Application decisions will be communicated to Resident Tutor and Proctor applicants between late March and early April.
Resident Tutor applicants should contact the Director of Undergraduate Study in their department to inquire about this opportunity.
It is not encouraged and not common for first year graduate students to serve as Tutors or Proctors. An appointment will not be offered until appropriate University affiliation is established and confirmed.
Many Houses and the First-Year Experience Office maintain a wait list, in the event an unexpected vacancy arises over the summer months.