Become a Tutor!
What does a tutor do...
A Tutor provides individual and small group tutoring to students in the Tutorial Center located in Mortola Library, Room 309. A tutor will assist students in improving academic achievement by tutoring in accordance with the best philosophy and practices. They will help students on a regular basis to clarify learning problems and work on study skills. Other assistance might include: reviewing class material, discussing the text, predicting test questions, formulating ideas for papers, or working on solutions to problems. Tutoring is a supplement to classroom teaching. Tutors are not expected to know everything about the subject for which they tutor.
What responsibilities does a tutor have...
- Complete ongoing trainings and attend any meetings.
- Check your tutoring email daily for new assignments and announcements.
- Monitor student sign-in and out process with use of TutorTrac.
- Write notes on tutoring sessions with use of TutorTrac.
- Be punctual for all scheduled tutoring session hours.
- Work on any additional projects as required by the Associate Director.
- Continue your learning of subjects daily and be willing to learn subjects and classes you didn’t formally take.
What qualifications does a tutor have...
- A "B+" or higher in the course(s) to be tutored and instructor recommendation.
- Responsible, dependable, honest, and mature.
- Friendly, patient, and sensitive to a diverse group of students.
- Overall GPA of 3.3 or higher (3.5 or higher preferred)
- Current Pace student