Apply to be a Tutor

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The LU Tutoring Center is hiring motivated, capable and personable students to be tutors. We are looking for tutors in a variety of subjects, including reading, math, history, biology, chemistry, business, and the social sciences.

Why should I be a tutor?

  • Work schedule built around your availability
  • $10/hour pay rate with paid training opportunities
  • Supportive work environment with a team that is invested in your academic and professional success
  • Valuable work experience that looks impressive on your resume/cv

What are the qualifications to be a tutor?

Required

  • Minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA
  • Demonstrated proficiency in specific tutoring subject areas (A or B grades in courses)
  • Two references, including at least one from a faculty member who can attest to subject proficiency
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong decision-making skills

Preferred

  • Previous tutoring experience
  • Customer service experience
  • Computer proficiency

Tutor Job Description

  • Provide individual and/or small group assistance in specific subjects, as well as support to enhance students' learning and study skills
  • Maintain accurate records of tutor sessions
  • Participate in regularly scheduled training sessions
  • Provide consistent performance by following established expectations and tutoring policies and procedures
  • Perform office and administrative tasks
  • Other duties as assigned

Applications 

To apply to be a tutor, please e-mail your resume to STAR Services at stars@lamar.edu.