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Hiring for AY 2021-2022 is now closed for review of submitted applications. If you have questions regarding your submitted application, please reach out to Dr. Erickson.
Now Hiring Tutors for AY 2020-2021! (Apply by Monday, March 29)
Tutoring Services is now accepting applications for undergraduate and graduate tutors. The deadline for application is Monday, March 29.
Tutoring is a great way to hone your own knowledge of a subject and to build valuable interpersonal communication skills. We're glad that you're considering joining our team of dedicated tutors!
Tutoring Services offers appointment-based assistance to all currently enrolled Vanderbilt students who wish to enhance their academic performance in classes offered by the College of Arts and Science in the following departments: Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Economics, Mathematics, and Physics. We also offer a number of academic support services in partnership with the Bishop Joseph Johnson Black Cultural Center and the Office of LGBTQI Life.
For the 2021-2022 academic year, we are seeking excellent students to work with their peers in the following classes:
- Chemistry 1601/1602 (General Chemistry)
- Chemistry 2211/2212 and Chemistry 2221/2222 (Organic Chemistry)
- Mathematics 1100, 1200/1201, and 1300/1301 (Survey of Calculus, Single-Variable Calculus I and II, Accelerated Single-Variable Calculus I and II)
- Biological Sciences 1510/1511 (Introduction to Biological Sciences)
- Physics 1501/1502 and 1601/1602 (Introductory Physics for the Life Sciences I and II, General Physics I and II)
- Economics 1010/1020 (Principles of Macroeconomics and Principles of Microeconomics)
The Position & Job Responsibilities
Our tutors offer one-on-one learning support to their fellow students in subjects in which the tutors have already excelled themselves. Our tutors also have the option of helping to facilitate our popular Pre-Exam Study Groups, Weekly Learning Roundtables, and MCAT HYC: Biochemistry groups.
Pay: Undergraduate tutors begin at $10/hour, while graduate tutors will earn $15/hour.
Training: Tutoring Services tutors benefit from paid training and professional development activities while taking part in a collaborative community of dedicated peer and near-peer educators. Mandatory training for the 2020-2021 AY will take place in August just before classes resume. Tutors are also required to attend staff meetings (held monthly).
Time commitment: Tutors commit to 4-8 hours/week, in addition to which they make time to attend three staff meetings per semester. We need tutors who can commit to working for a whole academic year (although the number of hours worked per week can be adjusted between fall and spring semesters).
Location: We require that all one-on-one tutoring sessions and group sessions take place at the Collaborative Learning Suite (1801 Edgehill Avenue, Suite 112). NOTE: For the 2020-2021 academic year, all tutoring sessions are held via remote video-conference.
How do I become a tutor?
We are currently soliciting applications for tutors to begin in August 2021.
Current deadline: Applications are due by Monday, March 29.
- Fill out the online Tutor Application Form. (The form, which includes two short answer essay questions, will allow you the option to save and return to an incomplete application - to use this option, select "Save and Return Later" at the bottom of the page and record the return Survey Code generated.)
- Request a copy of your college transcript be sent to Tutoring Services. (See instructions on application form.)
- After a first round of review, applicants may be invited to schedule a short, in-person interview. NOTE: For the 2020-2021 academic year, all tutoring interviews will be held via remote video-conference.
Questions? Please contact Dr. Miriam Erickson, Tutor Support Specialist: firstname.lastname@example.org.