Become a Tutor!

Academic Success Center: Now Hiring Tutors! Get paid to help others! $16/hour. D-204,,, 425-564-2200

“As a tutor, I learned how to communicate effectively across a variety of cultures and academic backgrounds. I gained valuable experience working in a collaborative environment that carried over into my professional employment.”

–Carson Yip, former ASC tutor

The Academic Success Center is always looking for motivated and enthusiastic tutors. If you’ve gotten a B+ or above and are interested in having a flexible, on-campus job, please contact us for more information at 425-564-2200 or

Apply Here!


  1. Complete a Tutor Application (click “Apply Here!” above)
  2. Email application and unofficial transcript to
  3. Applications will be reviewed in response to staffing needs
  4. If positions are available, you will be contacted via email for an interview

*Instructors may email course recommendations directly to the ASC

Please email or call 425-564-2200 for further questions.

Job Description

Salary: $16/hour                                       Job Type: Hourly

The Academic Success Center (ASC) is looking for highly motivated tutors with comprehensive subject knowledge and effective interpersonal and communication skills. Primary responsibilities involve tutoring Bellevue College students within the ASC or at a satellite location. Tutors should be proficient in their subject area and be patient, empathetic, and equitable when engaging students. ASC tutors are not instructors and are not responsible for teaching course content or material.

Tutors must be available for tutoring during the ASC’s hours. Tutor’s hours are determined quarterly based on their availability and the ASC’s need. Student tutors can work up to 19 hours a week. Non-student tutors can work up to 16 hours a week. Tutors are required to participate in tutor training prior to and during their time as an ASC tutor.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Overall GPA of 3.2 or above (or upward GPA trajectory), in current or previous education
  • A, A- or B+ in subject areas applicant wishes to tutor
  • Faculty approval for each course/subject area applicant plans to tutor in
    • BC Students: Need instructor approval
    • Non-students: In addition to BC departmental approval, need a combination of relevant experience, education and demonstrated subject matter expertise
  • Ability to take initiative, attend tutor trainings, and complete all Human Resource trainings

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ability to communicate with multicultural populations and facilitate equitable learning
  • Patience and empathy for students’ individual learning styles
  • Desire to empower students and help them become independent learners
  • Commitment to tutor at least three consecutive quarters
  • Ability to tutor on-campus and virtually via Microsoft Teams


  • Following an offer for employment, applicants will be sent hiring paperwork.
  • Upon completion of hiring paperwork a two-hour orientation/training is required, dates will be provided.
  • FERPA, Title IX, Ethics, and Hazing training required (completed online).
  • During first two quarters of employment, tutors will complete 9 hours of training certified through CRLA (College of Reading and Learning Association).
  • Lab and subject-specific training may also be required.

Bellevue College reaffirms its policy of equal opportunity regardless of race or ethnicity; creed; color; national origin; sex; marital status; sexual orientation; age; religion; genetic information; the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability; gender identity or veteran status in educational programs and activities which it operates. Please visit for more information.

Last Updated April 24, 2023