Writing Tutor (Reading Writing Lab)

Brigham Young University Hawaii

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Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

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Job Summary

Provides individual instruction and coaching to supplement classroom learning. Employment will begin April 27th. Please read the job description thoroughly before submitting an application.

Job Description

  • Direct one-on-one tutoring.
  • Create and maintain weekly labs for ENGL101.
  • Complete one level of CRLA certification each semester. This position requires an employment commitment of 3 consecutive semesters.
  • Propose, plan, and responsibly complete a project that will service our students and enhance the Lab. This project guarantees 19 hours of work, even when tutorials are not available.
  • Attend all weekly staff meetings, trainings, and ENGL 395R class. Staff meetings are held every Wednesday at 5pm. Training done during staff meetings is required for CRLA certification, thus, candidates who are not able to attend the staff meeting will not be hired.
  • Learn and fulfill all reception desk duties, which include answering phones, responding to emails and social media messages, maintaining the appointments calendar, assigning the wait list as needed, acting as a contact point for tutees and tutors, etc.
  • Complete a weekly work log (required for CRLA certification).
  • Prepare and teach 2 workshops each semester. Tutors may also be asked to plan and present in-class workshops as requested.
  • Enroll in and complete 3 semesters of English 395R (required for CRLA certification).
  • Perform other duties as requested.

Application Requirements

  • Successful completion of English 101 or transfer credit equivalent.
  • Complete English Skills Assessment with 80% or higher grade (65 out of 81 points). This test will be done online through Canvas.
  • Submit a writing sample (minimum 1 page, double spaced)
  • Submit a current resume with references.
  • A recommendation from an English or EIL professor, or any University-level instructor is strongly recommended.

Position Requirements

  • Maintain a 3.0 GPA.
  • Commit to at least 3 semesters of employment.
  • Attend all weekly staff meetings and trainings (required for CRLA).
  • Work 15-19 hours per week.
  • Be punctual and flexible.
  • Relate to diverse ethnic backgrounds.

Work Environment

Typical classroom environment.


Working at Brigham Young University Hawaii

BRIGHAM YOUNG UNIVERSITY–HAWAII is the preeminent international center of learning in the Pacific. Its small campus is a unique laboratory of intercultural leadership development, where a diverse population of 2,500 students representing over 70 countries live, study, and work together. Small classes taught by expert faculty empower students to master challenging and relevant curriculum, while affordable tuition, financial aid, and online study options make this valuable education more accessible than ever.

Operated by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, a total BYU–Hawaii education involves not only intellectual learning and career preparation, but also moral, ethical, and spiritual enrichment. All the while, students enjoy living and learning in one of the most beautiful places on earth. Graduates go forth to serve, prepared to promote peace and prosperity as leaders worldwide.

The spirit of Aloha is what BYU–Hawaii employees wear when performing their duties. "Aloha" means mutual regard and affection and extends warmth in caring with no obligation in return. "Aloha" is the essence of relationships in which each person is important.

BYU–Hawaii employees find fulfillment as they take part in the mission of Brigham Young University Hawaii: "to assist individuals in their quest for perfection and eternal life and in their efforts to influence the establishment of peace internationally."

Find Us
(808) 675-3446
55-220 Kulanui Street
BYUH #1947
United States

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