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Tutor Position Requirements

The online application process requires you to submit the following documents:

  • the online application form;
  • copy of current transcript/grade report;
  • two (2) current faculty recommendations forms; and
  • an up-to-date resume.

Eligible applicants will be contacted for an interview.

Tutor Qualifications

Applicants for the position of tutor must meet the minimum requirements below:

    1. Have completed at least 9 credit hours (one semester) at the University of Houston;
    2. Be a currently enrolled student at the University of Houston, preferably sophomore, junior, senior, or graduate standing;
    3. Have an overall grade point average of at least 3.0, and an average of 3.25 in his/her academic major. (Upload an unofficial University of Houston transcript at the end of the application form online);
    4. Have earned at least a "B" in the courses he/she wishes to tutor;
    5. Have positive recommendations from two faculty members, at least one of which must be a UH professor (form available online in the application (MS Word) or PDF);
    6. Have effective human relations and communication skills that will enable him/her to communicate successfully with students and tutees.

Tutor Responsibilities:

The role of Peer Tutor in the Undergraduate Student Success Center includes these responsibilities:

    1. Work extensively with students, individually and in small groups, to help them master course material or improve problem-solving, writing, and learning strategies skills;
    2. Attend training seminars as required each semester;
    3. Complete all assigned work accurately and on time;
    4. Update records on additional courses are able to tutor;
    5. Perform other duties as required by Learning Support Services;
    6. Approach work in the Undergraduate Student Success Center with enthusiasm and care for the academic success of peer tutoring clients.

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