Pre-College Programs


photo of an instructor and kids working on a projectThe Office of Pre-College Programs seeks individuals who are self-motivated, dependable, capable of independent work and experienced in working with students in grades K-12 to fill these staff positions.

The Office of Pre-College Programs does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation or disability. We seek to hire a diverse staff of highly qualified individuals.

Positions Available

Discovery Instructional/Program Assistants

Discovery Assistants work with students in grades K-9. Primary responsibilities include: assisting instructors with the development and implementation of course curriculum; assisting in the supervision of program participants during lunch and recreational activities; assisting in the supervision of participants in the Extended Care program; and designing and implementing educational/recreational activities in the Extended Care program. Weekly stipend and the opportunity to earn college credit.

Residential Assistants

Residential Assistants/Tutor Counselors work with students in a residential program. Primary responsibilities include: supervising groups of students; monitoring the physical and emotional well-being of program participants; developing enrichment workshops; supervising learning communities; and enforcing university and program policies and procedures. Room/board, and weekly stipend.

Discovery and Residential Program Instructors

Program Instructors work with students of various grade levels depending on the program and course of study. Primary responsibilities include: developing course curriculum, and learning outcomes; schedule field trips and guest speakers as appropriate; and instruct course. Instructors should possess a valid teaching certificate, and/or 3-5 years experience in related field.

For additional information, please contact us by email


All employment applications and materials for Discovery and Residential Programs should be submitted to:

Elizabeth Turner, Assistant Director
Office of Pre-College Programs
Wright State University
3640 Colonel Glenn Hwy
Dayton, OH 45435