If you're a Woodbury student who is interested in becoming a Writing Center tutor, you should first learn about the job qualifications and requirements below. If you still feel you would be a good fit for our Center and would like to help your fellow students, follow the directions under "How to Apply."
General Overview of Position
Tutors at The Writing Center (TWC) will work a minimum of 3 hours per week with a diverse body of university students. Tutors will approach writing as a process and help writers work on the cognitive issues of focus, tone, organization, outlining, and development before addressing other writing issues such as grammar, spelling, and punctuation.
At minimum, those applying for a Writing Center Coach position should possess the following qualifications:
In addition to the minimum qualifications noted above, ideal applicants will also possess the following:
The following is a description of a tutor’s duties and responsibilities. These duties will be performed either in-person or virtually, based on supervisor's requirements and current campus COVID safety protocol.
How to Apply
Interested applicants should contact either a WRIT instructor or instructor in a writing-intensive class and ask him/her for a referral. The instructor should send the referral to Laurel DiGangi, Director of the Writing Center (firstname.lastname@example.org). Once Laurel received the referral, she will contact the student for the following:
The final step in the hiring process is an in-person interview.
Tutors will be hired based on a combination of factors, including an ability to fulfill the qualifications listed above, writing skills, interpersonal skills, and ability to assess and provide appropriate feedback on student writing.