Become an ARC Tutor
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 regularly with professors 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 brief letter or email of recommendation from a professor, supervisor, or advisor submitted to the Tutor Coordinator, Maureen McCoy, along with the application.
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).