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 that students have unique 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
- Attendance is mandatory for all tutor training sessions
- 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.
- Preferred commitment to tutor at least 3 consecutive quarters
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). If you prefer, a paper application is available in the Academic Success Center, D204.
- Attach a copy of your unofficial transcript.
- 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 via email 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.
- FERPA and Title IX training are required (both are completed online).
- During your first two quarters of employment, you will complete 8 hours of training certified through CRLA (College of Reading and Learning Association). Upon completion of the training AND 25-hours of tutoring, you will receive a certificate verifying your participation.
- Lab specific training may also be required.
Last Updated July 3, 2018