TILT Tutor Job Description


A successful applicant will:

  • Have passed—with a grade of "A" or "B"—the course(s) for which they are applying to be a tutor.
  • Be a degree-seeking student enrolled for at least one-credit hour during the semester that the applicant will be a tutor.
  • Be in good academic standing with the University.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and passion in the subject matter.
  • Demonstrate strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Be able to work well with large groups of students with competing priorities.
  • Be an effective team player and peer collaborator.
  • Be committed to creating an inclusive and welcoming environment for our diverse student body.
  • Be able to effectively manage time.
  • Be able to empathize with students who may be struggling academically and/or personally.

Primary Job Responsibilities

  • Provide group tutoring to CSU students using active and collaborative learning strategies
  • Offer assistance to students in acquiring study skills
  • Be aware of CSU resources and support students in connecting with these resources
  • Work two 5-hour shifts per week (Sundays through Thursdays from 5-10pm) or, depending on the course being tutored, facilitate two 50-minute tutoring groups—meeting twice a week—plus work one 5-10 pm shift.
  • Maintain professional contact with peers, TILT Staff and CSU faculty
  • Participate in tutor training and development sessions


Ongoing training will be provided. Tutors who meet training criteria and uphold tutoring program policies are eligible for Level I and II of the College Reading & Learning Association (CRLA) tutor certification.


Ten hours of tutoring a week

Bi-weekly trainings on Thrusday nights (4-5pm)