Apply to Work at the Writing Center

The Writing Center accepts applications at all times for the following positions:

  • Writing Tutor
  • Tutor in the Classroom
  • Front Desk Staff
  • Computer Lab Assistant

If you are interested in applying for any of the above positions, please review the job descriptions, qualifications, and application procedures below for each position.


Writing Tutor 

Job Description

Writing tutors work one-on-one with Mt. SAC students on various writing topics. The main responsibility of a writing tutor is to improve student writers' skills. In order to do this, tutors must be familiar with the writing process, writing strategies, research strategies, and grammar rules. Tutors will rely on tutoring methods learned in TUTR 10A and 10B to work with students.

Qualifications

  • A grade of "A" or "B" in English 1A or its equivalent at another institution
  • Completion of at least one semester of college course work
  • An overall GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Enrolled in 6 units during the fall and spring semesters
  • Two faculty recommendations on writing ability and people skills. These can be from a faculty member from any college you've attended.
  • Required Training: completion of the required sequence in tutor training (TUTR 10A and 10B) within the first semester of employment; consult the schedule of classes for course days and times.
  • Pay Range: $8.75– $12.50 (depending on qualifications and experience) 

Application Procedures

To apply for a position as a writing tutor, please submit a completed employment application packet, which includes

  1. An employment application form
  2. A completed work availability schedule
  3. A copy of your unofficial transcript(s)
  4. Two written recommendations from professors, either hard copies or e-mailed to edanson@mtsac.edu.
  5. A copy of a writing sample with an instructor’s comments.

Submit your completed employment application packet to edanson@mtsac.edu OR by dropping it off at the Writing Center: Bldg. 26B, Rm. 1561A.


Tutors in the Classroom

Job Description

Tutors in the classroom are placed and work with a specific English 67 professor and class. Their duties include one-on-one tutoring and group tutoring sessions for their class held in the Writing Center. Tutors also support group work in the classroom. Additionally, tutors in the classroom are expected to have all class materials, create group writing topics, and be familiar with the writing process, writing strategies, research strategies, and grammar rules.

Qualifications

  • A grade of "A" or "B" in English 1A or its equivalent at another institution
  • Completion of at least one semester of college course work
  • An overall GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Enrolled in 6 units during the fall and spring semesters
  • Two faculty recommendations on writing ability and people skills. These can be from a faculty member from any college you've attended.
  • Required Training: completion of the required sequence in tutor training (TUTR 10A & 10B) within the first semester of employment; consult the schedule of classes for course days and times.
  • Required Experience: One semester of tutoring writing
  • Pay Range: $8.75– $12.50 (depending on qualifications and experience)

Application Procedures

To apply for a position as a tutor in the classroom, please submit a completed employment application packet, which includes

  1. An employment application form
  2. A completed work availability schedule
  3. A copy of your unofficial transcript(s)
  4. Two written recommendations from professors, either hard copies or e-mailed to edanson@mtsac.edu.
  5. A copy of a writing sample with an instructor’s comments.

Submit your completed employment application packet by clicking here OR dropping off your packet to the Writing Center: Bldg. 26B, Rm. 1561A.


Front Desk Staff

Job Description  

Front desk staff are responsible for checking students in and out of the Writing Center for tutoring, workshop, and lab use. The front desk staff also make tutoring appointments, answer all incoming Writing Center calls, and complete clerical work.  

Qualifications

  • Excellent communication and organization skills
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Experience working in a fast-paced environment
  • Enrolled in 6 units during the fall and spring semesters

Application Procedures

To apply for a position as a front desk staff member, please submit a completed employment application packet, which includes:  

  1. An employment application form
  2. A completed work availability schedule

Submit your completed employment application packet by clicking here OR dropping off your packet to the Writing Center: Bldg. 26B, Rm. 1561A.


Lab Assistant

Job Description

Lab assistants are responsible for answering computer and technical-related questions from students in the Writing Center's computer lab. Lab assistants are also in charge of checking out lab materials and recording student information on according logs. Additionally, lab assistants maintain all equipment (printers, computers, coin-operated print machine, scanners) and alert supervisors of lab needs. Lab assistants also assure proper use of the lab by monitoring activities according to the center's policies and procedures.

Qualifications

  • Experience working in a computer lab or with computers
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office products
  • Ability to troubleshoot computer and printer problems
  • Ability to communicate effectively with supervisors and staff

Application procedures

To apply for a position as a lab assistant, please submit a completed employment application packet, which includes:   

  1. An employment application form
  2. A completed work availability schedule

Submit your completed employment application packet by clicking here OR dropping off your packet to the Writing Center: Bldg. 26B, Rm. 1561A.

 

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