So you want to become a tutor? That’s great! Here’s what you need to know before you apply.
- The ability to communicate effectively with a multicultural population
- The desire to facilitate learning and empower students to succeed independently
- Awareness of a variety of learning styles
- Overall GPA of 3.2 or above, either currently or in previous education
- A, A- or B+ in subject areas you wish to tutor
- Required attendance to all tutor training sessions, including an 8-hour Saturday training
- For current students – instructor approval (signature and course number) is required for each course you plan to tutor.
- For non-students – departmental approval, using an unofficial transcript, is required for each course you plan to tutor.
- Completed application (including one academic or employment reference)
- Commitment to tutor for one academic year (September through June) is preferred
Compensation and Hours
- Salary is $12.00 per hour
- If you are a student, you may work up to 19 hours each week
- If you are not a student, you may work up to 16 hours each week
- Complete a Tutor Application (pages 3 – 6). A paper application is also available in the Academic Success Center, D204.
- Attach a copy of your unofficial transcript for evaluation/verification
- Turn in your application at the front desk in D204.
- Applications will be reviewed in response to staffing needs.
- If positions are available, you will be contacted for an interview.
- Following approval of your employment, an orientation will be scheduled to complete hiring paperwork. You will need to present documents that prove work eligibility.
- During the quarter, a mandatory 8-hour training session will be scheduled. Upon completion of the training and 25 hours of tutoring, you will receive an internationally recognized certificate verifying completion of the College Reading & Learning Association’s tutor training.
- Lab specific training may be required.
Last Updated July 13, 2016