Position Detail Writing Tutor Student Success Center

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  • Position Details:

    Hours/Week: 15 HRS
    Hourly Rate: $20.00
    Expires: Jul 31, 2020

    Campus : Washington DC
  • Job Contact Info:

  • marisa.alger@jhu.edu

Writing Tutor Student Success Center Position

Job Description


Student Success Center (SSC) writing tutors serve as consultants to Carey Business School students by providing assistance with presentation skills and all areas of the writing process, specifically for business assignments. The tutor’s goal is to support the Student Success Center’s mission by providing students with additional academic support in a professional manner. Tutors do not edit or proofread papers, and instead elicit critical thinking, aiding in students’ understanding of their writing. Tutors work with students in-person and online and use various teaching and tutoring strategies. The tutor will also attend a mandatory orientation and may be asked to proctor final exams and assist in the design and delivery of periodic workshops throughout the academic term.


In-person/online Tutoring (90%)

·        Provide students with assistance in all stages of writing and presentation assignments.

·        Use various teaching strategies to tutor.

·        Keep records of appointments and student progress.

·        Attend a mandatory orientation.

·        Assist in the design and delivery of group workshops.

Administrative Tasks (10%)

·        Filing, copying, creating resources, updating marketing materials, and other duties as assigned by supervisor.

·        Proctoring of final exams.


Supervision of Others: N/A

·        Individuals with vast knowledge of English grammar and usage are encouraged to apply.

·        Must be able to work on site and online, evenings and weekends.

·        Up to 20 hours/week depending on student and center needs.

·        Pay rate: up to $20/hour depending on education and experience