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.
- Maintain and submit weekly tutor logs
- Complete and turn in monthly timecard
- Prepare a short talk regarding your services and present to
- 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
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.
$9.30 hourly at 2–10 hours per week, for beginning tutors.
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.