Peer Tutor Job Description

Purpose of Job:

Assist students in academic achievement by meeting them on a regular basis to clarify learning problems and work on study skills. Tutoring is a supplement to teaching. Tutors earn $9.60 per hour to start and can eventually earn up to $10.35 per hour. Paid training is provided and the training program is nationally certified by CRLA. Tutors work flexible schedules - we schedule appointments around the tutor's availability. Tutoring is offered on all campuses. Please contact the following Campus Coordinator to arrange for an interview.

Liston & Newport Campuses: Jeff Heiser: 455-6026
Flanagan Campus: Tom Skouras 333-7473
Knight Campus: Joanne Galliano 825-1166

The minimum eligibility requirements to become a tutor:

  • Student earned at least a grade "B" in the subject(s) they tutor
  • Overall grade point average of 3.0
  • Faculty Referral form completed by the instructor or department chairperson
  • Good communication skills - able to get along with a wide range of personalities and academic skill levels
  • Reliable; this is a job and the tutors need an excellent attendance record
  • Tutor must be registered for at least six (6) credits the semester they work on-campus

Job Description

  • Meet with students on a one-to-one, small-group, drop-in, or classroom tutoring format(s) to give learning assistance.
  • Review tutor contract with each student during their first session to establish the parameters of the tutoring relationship.
  • Check your Tutor Trac Schedule & CCRI email weekly to receive work notifications.
  • Sign into and out of TutorTrac for all activities conducted within the SSC or class/labs.
  • Each semester provide the SSC Coordinator a weekly schedule of when you are available for work.
  • If unable to keep your scheduled appointment, cancel through Tutor Trac at least 24 hours in advance.
  • Exchange contact information with students to contact them directly with schedule changes.
  • Inform campus coordinator if your student misses two appointments in a row or routinely arrives to their session late without notifying you.
  • Inform campus coordinator if you have cancelled a session or permanently changed the schedule.
  • Wait at least 15 minutes for student to appear for their appointment.
  • Contact instructors if necessary, to obtain course syllabi or materials or to discuss the curriculum.
  • Attend mandatory tutor-training sessions as required by the Campus Coordinator.
  • Attend additional workshops in order to obtain CRLA Certification.
  • Assist with additional duties as needed, for example, covering front desk, assisting with New Student Welcome activities, organizing materials, and performing other clerical duties.
If you are interested in a tutoring position, please apply online and complete the faculty recommendation form.

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Last Updated: 7/26/17