DATE: August 14, 2019

POSITION: Work Study: Peer Tutor: Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, Accounting, Information Technology, Computer Science or Writing

 DEPARTMENT: Library Learning Center; Supervisor: Mari Flynn email:


Tutors provide individual and small group tutoring sessions in subjects in which the tutor has done well. The tutor facilitates learning as a guide and coach to assist the student to become a successful, independent learner. The purpose of tutoring is to increase and enhance mastery of concepts or applications of a specific course of study. Tutors integrate effective study and learning strategies to maximize the tutee’s potential for academic progress. As members of the Learning Center team, tutors are expected to maintain ongoing communication with the Library Staff.


  • Tutor students in specific course material and integrate study and learning strategies to promote independent learning. This can be done on a one-to-one or small-group basis.
  • Have a flexible schedule and provide the Learning Center with a consistent schedule of availability to be posted and distributed. The schedule may include appointments and walk-ins. These hours must be entered into the online scheduler.
  • Complete the required tutor training seminar at the start of the semester as required by the Library & Learning Center Director.
  • Keep regular and accurate records of tutoring sessions using the appropriate online system and nomenclature.
  • Make appropriate referrals to other campus resources and needed and document the referral.
  • Complete bi-weekly timesheets online according the calendar and specifications of Human Resources & payroll.


Have received a grade of “A”, “A-“or “B+” in the courses for which you are tutoring.  For these slots we are looking for excellence in Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Accounting, Information Technology, and Writing OR Math.

Obtain a recommendation from a faculty member in the subject matter you want to tutor.

Demonstrate an ability to quickly establish rapport and communicate well with students.

Exhibit excellent interpersonal communication skills and ease in relating to people from varying educational, cultural, and social backgrounds.

Have a flexible and organized schedule that ensures reliability and punctuality. Conducts appropriate, professional and well-documented interactions at all times. Be capable of conducting group tutoring sessions.

 TO APPLY: Please apply by visiting the Student Work Study Page on our website and clicking the Apply for a Work Study Job. Must be current Keystone College student and eligible for work study grant to apply.  Visit our web page: