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Writing Center Peer Tutor

Posting Details

Posting Details

Date Posted 03/28/2017
Working Title Writing Center Peer Tutor
Anticipated Starting Academic Term Fall
Job Type Student
Job Category Tutor
Federal Work Study Required? No
Job Summary

The University of Pittsburgh is seeking a student employee to act as a Peer Tutor for the Writing Center. The applicant will tutor undergraduate and graduate students at the University of Pittsburgh’s Writing Center; keep records on tutorials; attend several monthly staff meetings; participate in professional development discussions as required; and possibly write newsletter articles or social media posts for the Writing Center.

Job Requirements

Eligible candidates have satisfactorily completed ENGCMP 1210 Tutoring Peer Writers and ENGCMP 1901 Teaching and Tutoring Writing.

Child Protection Clearances

The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks may be required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.

Hourly Pay Rate $10.00
Anticipated Number of Openings 10
Anticipated Hours per Week 10-12
Anticipated Weekly Schedule


Campus Pittsburgh
Primary Work Location OSC 317B or Hillman Library
Posting Number S-04413-P

Posting Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you currently a University of Pittsburgh student or were you enrolled in the previous or upcoming semester?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. Do you have a Federal Work Study (FWS) award?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter