Tutor Job Description
Academic Success Center tutors assist students one-to-one or in small groups, as needed. They don't check homework or give answers; instead, they help students learn how to learn by assisting them in finding answers on their own, reviewing essential course concepts and developing effective study habits. Tutors work in subjects and courses in which they have a proven record of success.
ASC tutors earn $12 per hour.
- Provide a welcoming and safe environment for students who seek tutoring
- Attend all scheduled tutoring appointments
- Participate in periodic training (pre-semester training and weekly training)
- Attend periodic meetings
- Perform additional administrative duties, including program development and marketing
- Must be enrolled as an undergraduate at Texas A&M University.
- Have and will maintain a cumulative and semester GPA of 3.0 or above
- Demonstrate good interpersonal communication skills
- Receive a grade of A or B in the selected subjects taken at the University (certain exceptions may be allowed on a person-by-person basis for transfer credits)
- Be available to work a 2.5 hour shift between the hours of 12:00pm - 9:00pm, Monday to Thursday. We will work with you to identify the days and times of your shift(s) and will schedule your shifts around your class times. You may not work during a time when you have class.
- Tutors work a minimum of 5 hours per week (two, 2.5 hour shifts), but can be scheduled for additional shifts.
- If you are offered a position, you will be required to complete various onboarding tasks, including a background check and verification of original I-9 documents.
Benefits of Tutoring
- Be paid as a professional to help other students succeed
- Build relationships with other tutors and students at Texas A&M
- Gain job experience with potential for leadership responsibilities
- Develop skills in being a facilitator of learning
- Add student leadership experience to your resume and as a discussion point in job interviews
- Discuss course content through a variety of methods for optimum student comprehension and mastery
- Analyze and evaluate students' needs and refer when necessary
- Critically assess
- Manage multiple students' needs simultaneously developing time management and managerial skills