Subject Tutor Job Description

Peer tutor application

Position Description: Peer Subject Tutor
Reports to: Tutoring Center Coordinator
Salary: Starting wage is $9.32 per hour. This pay rate is within the level II pay range as determined by the Student Employment Center.


  • Strong GPA in tutoring application area (3.0 or better in subject area)
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Adaptability with regard to a high-paced work environment
  • Openness to training and skills development
  • Ability to work with students one-on-one and in small groups
  • Availability to work at least 6 hours per week during 2014-2015 academic year
  • Availability to attend approximately 2 hours per week of training during fall quarter
  • Availability to attend two full days of training prior to the start of fall quarter (September 23rd and 24th) and a half-day staff meeting on Saturday, September 27th


  • Staff the TC as a content tutor during assigned hours.
  • Develop a full working knowledge of all information required to tutor in specialty.
  • Participate in tutorial outreach activities, and provide appropriate referrals to related campus resources.

The TC currently offers tutoring for the following courses:

  • Chemistry 101, 121-123, 251, 351-353
  • Economics 101, 206, 207
  • Math 99 – 118, 156, 157, 240
  • Philosophy 102
  • Physics 101, 114-116, 161-163

Peer tutor application

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