FWS Student Tutor

Job Details

Job location: Remote

Employment Type: Part-time
Posted data: 2021-10-19
Req: R0006528

Job Description:

Saybrook University is seeking a Student Tutor to join its Center for Writing and Academic Success (CWAS).

Under the direction of the Director of the Center for Writing and Academic Success, the Student Tutor is responsible for providing one-on-one tutoring to help students develop their writing skills.

Position responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Providing one-on-one tutoring support

  • Creating tutorial documents

  • Writing case studies/reports about completed tutoring sessions

  • Participation in weekly team meetings with writing center staff

  • On occasion, help facilitate breakout rooms during CWAS events. If desired, student tutors may collaborate with full-time staff to plan and organize student writing workshops.

This position will use technology such as e-mail, peer-to-peer video platforms, and learning management systems to facilitate and prepare for tutoring appointments. Answering phones/e-mail, other duties as assigned.

Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher.

  • Must be eligible for Federal Work Study (FWS).

  • Student Tutors must have competent college-level reading comprehension and writing skills.

Position Qualifications:

  • Prior experience tutoring or teaching.

  • Prior experience working with students remotely.

  • Prior experience facilitating online workshops or seminars.

Physical Requirements:

The position requires regular access to the internet to check and respond to e-mails and collaborate on documents in the cloud. The position also requires regular use of video conferencing platforms such as Zoom to hold tutoring appointments and communicate with the CWAS team. The CWAS requests that student tutors locate themselves in an area with minimal background noise and have stable internet connections to promote a positive tutoring experience.

Please note: For the protection of faculty, staff, students and all who enter our facilities, Saybrook University has made the decision to require COVID-19 vaccination for all employees, unless granted medical or religious exemption, as a condition of employment beginning January 31, 2022.

Saybrook University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

About Saybrook University:

Saybrook University was founded over 40 years ago by some of the greatest minds of the 20th century and continues to inspire a new generation of innovators. A non-profit regionally accredited university known for its commitment to humanistic studies and rigorous research, Saybrook University’s academic model puts the student at the center of everything we do to provide a unique, transformational, learning experience. Saybrook offers advanced degrees in organizational systems, psychology, mind-body medicine, and counseling, all in flexible learning formats to help students continue to be active contributors to the fields they work in while they advance their education. Saybrook University is proud to be a community of creative, compassionate innovators dedicated to pursing new ways of thinking and doing for our professions, organizations, and communities.

For more information, visit www.saybrook.edu.

Saybrook University offers a generous compensation and benefits package, as well as the opportunity to work for a leader in the field of education. Some of our key benefits include: generous paid time-off, medical and dental coverage, company-paid life and disability insurance, retirement plan with employer contribution, multiple flexible spending accounts (FSA), tuition reimbursement, professional development, and regular employee appreciation events.

Saybrook University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Working at Saybrook University 

Saybrook University is the world’s premier institution for humanistic studies. It is a rigorous and unique learner-centered educational institution offering advanced degrees in psychology, mind-body medicine, and organizational systems. Saybrook’s programs are deeply rooted in the humanistic tradition and a commitment to help students develop as whole people – mind, body, and spirit – in order to achieve their full potential. Experiential learning and professional training are integral components of the transformative education offered through Saybrook’s programs.

Saybrook University is growing to bring together new disciplines and apply its humanistic perspective to a broad spectrum of practical fields.

The University comprises graduate programs divided into four cohesive schools focused on specific disciplines and career and professional outcomes:

·  School of Organizational Leadership and Transformation (OLT)

·  School of Mind-Body Medicine

·  School of Clinical Psychology

·  School of Psychology and Interdisciplinary Inquiry

Our global community of scholars and practitioners is dedicated to advancing human potential to create a humane and sustainable world. We accomplish this by providing our students with the skills to achieve and make a difference, empowering them to pursue their passions and their life’s work. Our scholars and practitioners are creative, compassionate innovators pursuing new ways of thinking and doing for their professions, organizations, and communities.

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