Employment

Peer Tutor & Writing Center Consultant Qualifications and Responsibilities

These postions are for undergraduate and graduate students who have acquired specific knowledge and skills in writing, subject matter, and/or learning strategies and are able to communicate this knowledge and these strategies to peers in an effective, appealing manner.

  • Tutors & Consultants must maintain a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA and have obtained a minimum of an A- in the classes they want to tutor (some exceptions may apply).
    • Consultants for the Writing Center have proven competence in writing and grammar and display confidence, passion, and sensitivity for helping writers grow.
    • Tutors for specific courses have taken and excelled in courses (or course equivalents) for which they are tutoring and have demonstrated the ability to effectively communicate what they have learned.
    • Academic coaches have proven solid academic performance, effective learning strategies, knowledgeable responses to various learning styles, and a strong resolve to help others succeed.
  • Tutors & Consultants are required to attend scheduled training sessions.
  • Tutors & Consultants are required to document tutoring activities and be in communication with course instructors and CAE staff regarding tutoring content. Attention to detail and punctuality is of the utmost importance for those who work with us as tutors.

How Do I Become A Peer Tutor or Writing Center Consultant?

Positions for the 2016-2017 ACADEMIC YEAR have been filled.

Applications will re-open again in the Spring of 2017 for the following academic year.

 

For the Writing Center

  • Submit an application, diagnostic grammar test, and writing samples
  • Be approved by faculty or staff members listed on application
  • Participate in the interview and conduct a mini-lesson
  • Complete an application to be an Asbury University employee¬†
  • Complete I-9 paperwork in the Campus Employment Office
  • Participate in tutor training

For Tutoring Services--Specific Course(s)

  • Submit an application to be a tutor for specific classes
  • Be approved by the professor(s) for the course(s) that you desire to tutor
  • Participate in the interview process
  • Complete an application to be an Asbury University employee¬†
  • Complete I-9 paperwork in the Campus Employment Office
  • Participate in tutor training

For Tutoring Services--Academic Coach

  • Submit an application to be an Academic Coach
  • Be approved by faculty or staff members listed on application
  • Participate in the interview process
  • Complete an application to be an Asbury University employee
  • Complete I-9 paperwork in the Campus Employment Office
  • Participate in tutor training