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      Part-Time: Peer/Student Tutor – Academic Support Center

Part-Time: Peer/Student Tutor – Academic Support Center

locationMemphis, TN, USA
PublishedPublished: 5/8/2024
Education / Training
Full Time

Southwest Tennessee Community College is a comprehensive, multicultural, public, open—access college. Southwest has 7 campuses/centers from which it offers over 100 programs and over 20 technical certificate programs.

We foster student success, transform lives, and increase the educational level of a growing community in Shelby County. Southwest is a Tennessee Board of Regents institution, accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

We invite you to become a part of the Southwest Team!

Title: Part-Time: Peer/Student Tutor – Academic Support Center

Employee Classification: Other

Institution: Southwest Tennessee Community College

Department: Academic Support Center

Campus Location:

Job Summary

This is a part-time, temporary position in the Academic Support Center, reporting to the Coordinator. Southwest Tennessee Community College aims to employ peer tutors to provide learning support, course reinforcement, and coaching to students outside the classroom in one or more of the qualified subject areas. Peer tutors will also serve as role models for other Southwest students.

Job Duties

  • Tutor students in areas of need.
  • Attend mandatory training sessions as required by CRLA.
  • Maintain tutoring records in TutorTrac software.
  • Be punctual and maintain work schedule.
  • Knowledge and ability to tutor students effectively in at least one of the following subject areas:
    • Accountancy
    • Architectural Engineering
    • Biology Business Administration
    • Chemistry
    • Computer Engineering Technology
    • Developmental Reading and Writing
    • Emergency Medical Technician
    • Engineering
    • English and Literature
    • Fine Arts
    • French
    • Graphic Arts
    • History
    • Hospitality Management
    • Information Technology
    • Mathematics
    • Office Administration
    • Paralegal Studies
    • Political Science
    • Physics
    • Social Science
    • Spanish

Minimum Qualifications

  • 3.25 or above GPA.
  • Completed 15 credit hours.
  • Received A’s in tutoring subject areas.
  • One letter of recommendation from an instructor in intended tutoring subject area.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Provide one-on-one tutoring, group tutoring, or online tutoring.
  • Answer questions relating to course content and offer study strategies to empower student success.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in written and verbal form.
  • Ability to work with an ever-growing student population.
  • Ability to work well with peers, staff, and faculty.

The intent of this job description is to provide a representation of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the total specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.

Candidates who are called for an interview must notify Human Resources in writing at least five (5) days in advance of any reasonable accommodation needed prior to the date of the interview.

First consideration will be given to current Southwest Tennessee Community College employees who meet the minimum qualifications for the position.

In order to be considered for the position, the following items must be uploaded:

  • Resume
  • Cover letter
  • Unofficial Transcripts

A summary of our benefits can be found below: 


Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Southwest Tennessee Community College is a TBR and AA/EEO employer and does not discriminate against students, employees, or applicants for admission or employment on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, age, status as a protected veteran, genetic information, or any other legally protected class with respect to all employment, programs and activities.