College of St. Scholastica

Writing Center Tutor

United States

Closing in 6 days

Position Information

Position Information

Responsible Hiring Manager Ashley Etter, Jessica Johnston

Job Title Writing Center Tutor Job Group Student Job Type No Response Indicate specific days and hours to be worked. Campus Location Duluth Posting Specifications Open to all qualified candidates Department/Discipline School of Arts and Letters Pay Rate $11.75 Job Start Date Fall 2023 Hours Per Week 10 Purpose/Description

Work with students to help develop writing and critical thinking skills. Work typically involves collaboration with students on specific writing assignments, including—but not limited to—essays, research papers, and literature reviews.

Job Duties

  • Establish personal contact and rapport with students while being identified as an academic resource and role model.
  • Facilitate conversations with peers as one-on-one conversations between the tutor and student. Guide, suggest, and encourage the development of the writing process and skills.
  • Review written work, compare it to assignment prompts, and provide thoughtful, appropriate feedback and prompts for clarity, critical thinking, and argumentation.
  • Provide feedback on proper citation methods.
  • Create a welcoming and academic environment for students.
  • Attend all training sessions, team meetings, meetings with staff, programming events, mandatory in-services, and any special retreats or events as requested by your supervisor.
  • These take priority over all other non-academic commitments.
  • Identify individual learning styles and adjust styles accordingly.
  • Refer students to specific campus departments as needed.
  • Keep regular and accurate records of sessions.
  • Promote awareness of individual responsibilities for academic success, including but not limited to, assisting students of all academic abilities with various academic concerns, writing and critical thinking skill improvement, time management, and faculty contact.
  • Understand and abide by College and program policies and procedures as a role model.
  • Follow detailed procedures and requirements as assigned by your supervisor.
  • Bring students of concern to your supervisor's attention and, when appropriate, work with the staff to resolve the concerns.
  • Maintain regular communication with their supervisor.
  • During paid hours, students will work on projects as assigned by their supervisor.
  • Required Qualifications

  • Must be a CSS student.
  • Sophomore status by Fall 2023.
  • Completion of First-Year Composition (or equivalent) with an “A” or “A-.”
  • Possess strong written and verbal communication and critical thinking skills.
  • Ability to interact with a wide variety of people in a friendly, professional manner.
  • Ability to live within the Student Code of Conduct.
  • Proven record of responsible decisions, punctuality, self-motivation, and organizational skills.
  • Competence working with Google Documents, Gmail, Excel, Microsoft Word, and other software applications.
  • Preferred Qualifications

  • English or Education major (or minor).
  • Prior tutoring experience.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule.
  • Above a 3.5 cumulative GPA.
  • APA and MLA competency.
  • Special Instructions to Applicants

  • Must be a current CSS student.
  • Resume and Supplemental document submissions required

  • Please upload a sample of your writing as part of this application (supplemental document).
  • Cover Letter and Letter of Recommendation submissions optional

  • Open Until Filled Yes EEO Statement:

    The College of St. Scholastica is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer committed to creating an educational and work environment that is rich in diversity, inclusive and supportive of all students, faculty and staff. We recruit, employ, train, compensate, and promote without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, sex identity, gender expression, marital status, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law. To learn more about how St. Scholastica supports diversity and inclusion throughout the College, visit our Inclusive Excellence page.

    Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • Do you qualify for Federal Work Study? (To find out, check on your award letter. You qualify if “Work Options, Estimated Student Employment” is present on your award letter. If you are still unsure, email [email protected])
  • No
  • Don't Know
  • Yes
  • Name a faculty member who might provide a strong recommendation.
  • (Open Ended Question)

    Required Documents

    Required Documents

  • Supplemental Document
  • Resume/CV
  • Optional Documents

  • Letter of Reference 1
  • Cover Letter
  • Letter of Reference 2
  • Letter of Reference 3
  • Job details


    Writing Center Tutor


    College of St. Scholastica


    United States


    May 26, 2023

    Application deadline

    June 11, 2023

    Job type



    Arts and Culture

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