Part-Time Writing Center Tutor

Miami, FL
Sep 07, 2017
Institution Type
Community College

Job Title Part-Time Writing Center Tutor
Job ID 996711
Location Wolfson Campus
Full/Part Time Part-Time
Regular/Temporary Temporary

Job Details

Job Family
STAFF - Support Staff
$14.30- $17.55 (Depending on Degree Earned)
English and Communications
Reports To
Department Chairperson
Closing Date
Open Until Filled
FLSA Status

Job Summary

The Writing Center Tutor assists students in developing their written communication skills. The tutor diagnoses student writing deficiencies, addresses deficiencies pointed out by the student's instructor, and assists students in developing their out of class essay assignments. The Tutor neither proofreads the student's work nor suggests a possible grade for an assignment. The Tutor keeps track of the students he or she works with and the nature of the work done with each student.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Instructs students in the Center on developing their major deficiencies in writing and organizing ideas
  • Assesses students with second language attributed writing difficulties and formulates individualized plans for correcting those difficulties through instructor-student sessions and online tutorials
  • Assists students in progress through a contact database system
  • Reviews and develops skills using tutorial programs and material already in use at the center
  • Keeps work area in the Writing Center presentable and chairs organized at all times
  • Assists with check-in responsibilities
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in English, Journalism, Communication, ESL, or related field from a regionally accredited institution
  • Knowledge and understanding of College organization, goals and objectives, and policies and procedures
  • Possess superior organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing with a diverse population
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule that may include evening and weekend assignments
  • Ability to work well in a multi-ethnic and multi-cultural environment with students, faculty and staff


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