Peer tutor job description

Job description: Meet regularly with students either individually or in small groups to assist them in understanding course concepts. Share strategies for learning and studying to help students become more successful in learning independently.

Job responsibilities:

  • Maintain and submit weekly tutor logs
  • Complete and turn in monthly timecard
  • Prepare a short talk regarding your services and present to applicable classes
  • Attend and complete all required tutor trainings to build skills in assisting students
  • Attend mid-semester tutor meeting
  • Participate in observation/evaluation process
  • Meet with faculty in your subject area as needed
  • Assist the LWC in promoting smooth operation of learning environment and services
  • Actively assist in keeping the LWC neat and presentable

Qualifications: Solid knowledge base in target course content (3.0 GPA or better). Evidence of effective interpersonal skills, dependability and desire to support student learning. Previous tutoring experience, formal or informal, helpful. Recommendation from instructor/professor in the respective discipline.

Hours: Assignment of students to tutors is based on demand for services and compatibility of schedules; no specific hours are guaranteed. Attendance is required at training sessions. Tutors are paid for training and each work shift.

Salary: $9.30 hourly at 2–10 hours per week, for beginning tutors.

Application process: Complete tutor application, obtain a faculty recommendation and interview with the Learning Center director. Applications are available in the Learning and Writing Center, O'Grady Library, lower level. Open only to current Saint Martin's University students.