Becoming a Tutor

The Academic Success Center offers Peer Tutor Positions: students must have completed a FAFSA through the Financial Aid office (PS 150), and registered with College Central Networkthrough the Career Services Office (PS 150). Before they can be interviewed instructions can be found below.

Become a Peer Tutor

The goal of the tutor is to encourage students to develop skills, strategies, and attitudes necessary to reach their academic goals. Peer tutors work with individuals or small groups in the Academic Success Center. Peer tutors may also be asked to visit courses each semester to give tutoring information to students.

Peer tutors must complete a training program within their first semester of working in the Center. Trainings are done in person at least twice a semester and include online lessons throughout the semester.  

Requirements:

  • Grade of A or B in the course(s) you wish to tutor (course must have been taken within the past two years)
  • 3.0 cumulative GPA
  • Enrolled in at least 6 credit hours per semester (or 3 credit hours during Summer term)
  • 2 Letters of Recommendation (faculty)
  • Good interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills
  • Successful completion of CPT 1040 or higher
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word and basic computer applications

Download a Academic Success Center Tutor Application Packet.

Completed packets can be returned to the Academic Success Center, SCI 151.

If you have questions regarding the role of the tutor, application materials, or the interview process, please contact:

Jeannette Passmore, Academic Success Coach Coordinator

(419) 995-8397

Passmore.J@RhodesState.edu

 

Become a Professional Tutor

Professional tutors encourage students to develop skills, strategies, and attitudes necessary to reach their academic goals.

Requirements:

  • MA or MS in subject area, education or related area and/or; 
  • Teaching experience or Professional Certification in subject area.

If you would like to apply to become a professional tutor, please send your resume to:

Jeannette Passmore, Academic Success Coach Coordinator

(419) 995-8397

Passmore.J@RhodesState.edu