Become a Tutor

Tutoring is a great way to get involved, help other students and reinforce important material.

Qualifications

Our tutors must have a B+ or higher in courses that they tutor, as well as a minimum 3.0 GPA. Additionally, two recommendations from faculty members must be completed and returned. Each tutor is required to attend tutor training at the beginning of each term.

Openings are listed in Handshake and the T3 campus e-mail publication when there is a need for a specific subject.

Top 10 Reasons to Be a Tutor

  1. Reinforce and build your own knowledge
  2. Schedule your work around your classes
  3. Build your résumé
  4. Strengthen interpersonal communication skills
  5. Form bonds with students
  6. Impact a student’s academic achievement
  7. Network with fellow students
  8. Develop leadership skills
  9. Gain recognition at the Tutor Awards Ceremony
  10. Convenience of working on campus

Hiring Process

Application

Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. If a need arises, qualified applicants will be invited in for an interview. Make sure to identify the courses that you would be interested in tutoring. After completing the application (Word) , please send it via e-mail to or drop it off at the Academic Achievement Center.

Interview

Should you be contacted for an interview, you will be asked to answer a series of questions. Tutors being interviewed for science, music or computer science will need to bring a completed checklist from the coordinator.

Recommendation Forms

Two letters of recommendation from faculty in the course areas that you will be tutoring will be required. The recommendation forms to provide to faculty will be provided to the students as part of the interview process.

Once Hired

  • New Student Employee Orientation

The New Student Employee Orientation will be available to you through Blackboard once you are hired. You will be added to the orientation module allowing you access to a detailed PowerPoint and follow up assessment. You will need to achieve an 80% or higher for it to be considered complete.

  • Payroll Processing

    Tutors meet with the Academic Achievement Center to complete required paperwork, and the Student Employment Checklist. As part of this process, tutors will complete eligibility requirements by verifying eligibility to work with Human Resources (I-9 Documentation), drop off the form to Payroll and complete direct deposit and W-4 paperwork.
  • Training

    All new tutors attend a mandatory orientation training prior to working as a tutor and continue to receive training for continued development each semester.  We follow the College Reading and Learning Association's guidelines through our certificated training program.  All tutors are required to complete level one certification training by the end of one year of tutoring.