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
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
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
Follow detailed procedures and requirements as assigned by your
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
Must be a CSS student.
Sophomore status by Fall 2023.
Completion of First-Year Composition (or equivalent) with an “A” or
Possess strong written and verbal communication and critical thinking
Ability to interact with a wide variety of people in a friendly,
Ability to live within the Student Code of Conduct.
Proven record of responsible decisions, punctuality, self-motivation, and
Competence working with Google Documents, Gmail, Excel, Microsoft Word,
and other software applications.
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
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rich in diversity, inclusive and supportive of all students, faculty and
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