So, you think you have what it takes to help guide the boat? Here is some additional information about becoming an ARC Tutor.
General Job Description and Expectations
- Work with students individually or lead group sessions or test review sessions.
- Participate in full day of intensive tutor training in August and/or January and attend additional mandatory ARC meetings as required throughout the semester.
- Communicate with all ARC staff and students in a timely and appropriate fashion, including responding to email and phone contacts within 24 hours.
- Employ student-centered tutoring techniques that build on the students’ knowledge and encourage them to participate and be independent in their learning.
- Maintain a positive, encouraging, and mature attitude with students.
- Comply with ARC policies for tutor conduct, confidentiality, and code of ethics.
- Meet with professors as needed to stay up-to-date on progress and course changes.
- Tutors must complete an application and agree that the ARC will check their academic transcript. You will need to log in to MyBellarmine in order to fill out the application.
- Tutors must receive a B or higher in the courses for which they tutor.
- Tutors must be in good academic standing with a GPA of 3.0 or higher.
- Tutors should have at least one letter of recommendation from a professor, supervisor, or advisor submitted to the Tutor Coordinator, Maureen McCoy, along with the application. A second recommendation is encouraged.
Click here for a list of courses for which you may apply.
All new tutors receive hourly pay, which includes pay for required training, meetings, and preparation time (including meetings with professors).