ARC Tutor Recruitment 2013
So, you think you have what it takes to help guide the boat? Here is some additional information about becoming an ARC tutor. All students interested in tutoring for next year must go through the application process. Current ARC tutors are not guaranteed positions next year.
We strongly encourage you to attend an information meeting to hear about some of the advantages of becoming a tutor!
- Tuesday, March 19 at 11:15 a.m. in Library A24
- Thursday, March 21 at 11:15 a.m. in Library A24
General Job Description and Expectations:
ARC tutors work with students individually or lead group study sessions. All tutors must:
- Participate in an initial tutor training meeting regarding general guidelines, ARC policies, and tutor code of conduct
- Participate in a full-day intensive tutor training in August
- Communicate with all ARC staff in a timely and appropriate fashion including responding to email and phone contacts within 24 hours
- Complete and return necessary paperwork, such as recorded work hours, to the ARC in accordance with the monthly payroll schedule
- Employ student-centered tutoring techniques that build on students’ knowledge and encourage them to participate in their learning
- Maintain a positive, encouraging, and mature attitude with tutees
- Communicate with potential tutees in a timely fashion, including responding to all email and phone contacts within 24 hours
- Comply with all ARC policies for tutor conduct
- Use ARC provided tutoring materials for the course if available
- Meet regularly with professor of course to stay up-to-date on progress
- Visit class during class meetings and introduce oneself (requirement waived only if the tutor has class scheduled at that exact time)
Additional Duties for Lead Tutors:
For certain courses or groups of courses, there will be a "lead" tutor who will:
- Work closely with the tutor trainer to create and maintain tutoring materials for all courses assigned
- Assist in training tutors for all courses assigned
- Tutors must complete an application and agree that the ARC will check their academic transcript.
- Tutors must receive a B or higher in the courses for which they tutor.
- Tutors must be in good academic standing.
Click here for a list of courses for which you may apply
All new tutors receive hourly pay of $7.50 an hour, which includes pay for required training and meetings, preparation time, and time used to meet with professors and classes. Tutors are eligible for raises after one year.
Application Deadline: April 8, 2012
- Identification and contact information (ID, name, email, address, phone)
- GPA and year
- The courses you are interested in tutoring
- Other activities or jobs you are involved in on and off campus
- Why you want to be an ARC tutor
- Names and contact information for two references (one from a Bellarmine faculty or staff member)
- Your experience related to tutoring
- How many hours a week you will be able to dedicate to tutoring and when you are available.