University of Vermont

The Tutoring Center

Subject Area Tutor Job Description

Learning Skills Tutor

Job Description:

Learning Skills tutors work with students to improve academic skills connected to college success. Sessions incorporate topics such as time management, note taking, effective reading strategies, test taking, and stress reduction. Tutors work with students both one-and-one and in groups in the Learning Co-Op and other locations on campus. Tutors also lead presentations and workshops as requested throughout the semester, and assist with campus outreach.


The Learning Co-Op is seeking service-oriented students with patience and commitment to work with members of the University of Vermont community. Students within all academic disciplines are encouraged to apply. Applicants should have above a 3.0 GPA, and submit a faculty recommendation prior to hire.


$9.60 per hour to start, with raises available with additional experience.


Tutors complete 15 hours of paid training in the spring semester to begin tutoring during the following fall semester. These training sessions occur once a week for a course of 5 weeks. The schedule and location of the training sessions is determined during the recruitment period each February.

How to Apply:

Complete an application by following this application link (PDF) You may submit your application online by emailing the completed PDF form to, or print out and complete a paper copy in the Learning Co-Op (L/L Commons Room 244).

Academic Success Programs values and advocates for diversity in its student services and recruitment practices.

Last modified August 28 2015 11:23 AM