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University of Houston - Victoria

Employment

To be considered for employment, applicants for peer writing tutor positions must:

Send all application materials to the Student Success Center Manager at University of Houston-Victoria, ATTN: Student Success Center Manager, 3007 N. Ben Wilson, Victoria, Texas, 77901, or deliver to University West, Suite 129.

Qualifications:

Student Success Center writing tutors are peers who

  • have successfully completed COM 3430 or ENG 3430, the Professional Writing course (with an A or B); or have demonstrated exceptional writing ability, or have earned a bachelor’s degree;
  • maintain a high GPA;
  • possess good written and oral communication skills; and
  • are enrolled at UHV.

Basic computer familiarity is also required. Please note that writing tutors do not have to be English majors.

Responsibilities of Peer Tutors:

Your main responsibility as a peer tutor is to assist students. To work as a peer tutor you must fulfill the following responsibilities:

  • Participate actively in all tutor training sessions
  • Arrive on time for all scheduled shifts in the Student Success Center
  • Conduct both face-to-face and on line tutoring sessions
  • Maintain professionalism at all times
  • Maintain Student Success Center database of student tutorials
  • Enhance professional development by participating in Student Success Center activities
  • Communicate with fellow tutors, the Student Success Center Manager, and Coordinator to ensure that the Center functions effectively and students receive the best possible tutoring assistance.