The Tutor works under the direct supervision of the Instructional Specialist.
The position is responsible for providing APSU students with the instruction and
support necessary to achieve their educational goals and to help students
develop effective learning habits. Tutors work in the Academic Support Center as
either peer tutors or writing lab tutors.
Primary Duties & Responsibilities
- Promote independent learning among assigned clients.
- Reinforce key concepts presented by the clients’ professors.
- Promote academic integrity among assigned clients.
- Track attendance of all clients.
- Report clients who may require assistance from other programs to the
- Maintain confidentiality about all aspects of the Academic Support Center.
- Assist in the evacuation of the center during fire or severe weather.
- Maintain a safe environment for learning.
- Perform other job related duties as assigned.
- Ability to communicate effectively with faculty, staff, students, and guests
of the university.
- Ability to assess individual learning styles and promote appropriate
- Ability to maintain accurate records.
- Ability to maintain an educational environment which encourages learning.
- Ability to make decisions and work independently.
- Ability to ensure policies and procedures are followed in all decisions.
Applicant must be a currently enrolled student at the university with a GPA
of at least 3.0 (3.5 preferred). Applicants must be recommended by a faculty
member in each subject area he/she will tutor. Additionally, applicants must
have earned an “A” or “B” in each course they will tutor or in a subsequent
course for which the course is a prerequisite. Good customer service skills is a
must. Applicant should be able to work 9 hours per week.
Submit an Employment Application through the Academic Support Center.
Applications should be received not later than 15 April for consideration for
fall classes, or 15 November for consideration for spring classes.