Position Detail Writing Center Tutor

Language Studies
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  • Position Details:

    Hours/Week: 8 HRS
    Hourly Rate: $18.00
    Expires: Jan 31, 2020

    Campus : Washington DC
  • Job Contact Info:

  • SAISWritingCenter@jhu.edu

Writing Center Tutor Position

Job Description

Writing Center tutors assist students with their academic writing by facilitating critical thinking in students, aiding the students' understanding of their writing, and by teaching students skills that will allow them to become better writers for success in future writing projects. Writing tutors must understand proper grammar, sentence structure, and organization of topic sentences, paragraphs, and essays. Tutors are not responsible for proofreading papers.

Job Requirements:

•  Experience working in a multicultural environment

•  Previous experience or training as a tutor or teacher

•  Familiarity with academic writing

•  Ability to identify a written text’s strengths and weaknesses

•  Advanced understanding of English grammar, rhetoric, and the writing process

Typical Duties:

•  Individual tutoring in grammar, writing organization, and clarity of English

•  Address students’ writing needs while acknowledging their concerns and goals

•  Explain the same writing concept in many different ways depending on the student’s writing level and comprehension