Join the Learning Commons Team!
We are continually seeking qualified and committed individuals in a variety of academic disciplines! Students looking to work for the Learning Commons need to be willing and committed to helping students, assess individual student needs, and provide strategies for student success. Under the supervision of the Learning Commons Director, all student assistants will work no more than 20 hours per week and due to COVID-19, all services are being held remotely, and hired students will be trained and work via Zoom.
Fall 2021 Open Positions
- Writing TutorThe Writing CenterGenerally, students who want to become tutors have attained junior-level status. Unless they have received formal writing tutor training elsewhere, incoming tutors are required to enroll in and attend English 4600, Tutorial Projects. This course will provide initial and ongoing tutor training. Because tutoring writing is complex, training in composition theory, tutor observation, and guided practice is essential. To learn more or apply for a writing tutoring position, click here.
- Peer TutorThe Tutoring CenterPeer tutors must be willing and committed to helping students, assess individual student needs and provide strategies for student success. Tutors assist students with homework, projects, and exam reviews, at their pace, by finding conceptual learning opportunities. Tutors use questions, activities, and demos to involve students in owning the material. To learn more or apply for a peer tutoring position, click here.
- SI LeaderSupplemental InstructionSI offers one-hour study sessions two to three times a week for students enrolled in historically difficult classes. During SI sessions, students are encouraged to work with their peers from class and their SI Leader to develop successful study strategies, exchange creative ideas, gain a better understanding of the course material, and improve their overall grades. As an SI Leader, you will be given the opportunity to lead your students to academic success. To learn more or apply for the position, click here.