Receptionist and Student Support Job Duties

Greet and assist students as they enter the Tutoring and Learning Center; answer the phone; take messages/tutor appointments; prepare documents and materials that require a strong knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, particularly Word and O365; assist students in navigating online courses and developing computer skills; perform light cleaning to maintain a neat and orderly work environment; other duties as assigned.

Peer Tutor Job Duties

Math

Assist students in understanding math principles; provide study tips/examples of similar problems. Tutors are needed in two different Math labs. Math Lab A supports students in classes ranging from Algebra I to Pre-Calculus Math Lab B supports students from Calculus I to Differential Equations. Most student tutors work in one lab or the other.

Science

Peer tutors needed in all sciences and allied health programs. Preferred candidates will be able to tutor in a few subject areas, including but not limited to biology (especially cell biology, anatomy and physiology 1&2, microbiology, and pathophysiology), all levels of chemistry, psychology, and nursing.

Writing

Assist students in developing effective paragraph, essay, and research paper writing skills. Assist students with D2L, Microsoft Office (particularly Word and O365), and other online resources as needed.

Student Employment Application

The application for student employment in the Tutoring and Learning Center is an online form. In addition to the form, you must supply the additional documentation as listed below.

Note that all students hired to work in the TLC will sign an employment contract in which they agree to the following:

  • Staff and students depend on tutors being here when scheduled. If you are consistently late or absent, you will be dismissed.
  • You will be asked to participate in a variety of activities, such as paid training (for peer tutors), cleaning, word processing, tours of the TLC, celebrations and events, etc.
  • You will be expected to demonstrate professional behavior (appropriate dress, generally staying off your phone [only taking personal calls out of the Center and only when not busy]), wearing a name tag, taking personal responsibility for actions, etc.).
  • Failure to attend your classes or to remain in satisfactory progress (including a 3.0 in the areas in which you are tutoring) will be grounds for dismissal.
  • Whatever goes on in the  is confidential. Never discuss students outside the TLC.
  • As a student employee, you are expected to work. You may study if all your duties are completed, but students come first.

Peer Tutor

  • Completed online application.
  • Copy of your unofficial transcript. You will upload this in the online application form, so have it ready as you complete the online application. You can find your unofficial transcript in your student e-Services under Academic Records. Note: you must be taking at least six credits to be eligible for student employment, and you must have As and Bs in the content area in which you would like to tutor.
  • Completed FAFSA (does not apply to PSEO and International students). Your financial aid application must be completed through the Financial Aid Office whether you expect to qualify for Work Study aid or not, and you can ask for assistance if you did not request Work Study on your FAFSA and still need to do so.
  • Schedule of preferred hours that you are available to work You will upload this in the online application form, so have it ready as you complete the online application.
  • Reference from an LSC instructor who teaches in the subject for which you’d like to tutor. It is your responsibility to contact the instructor and request they send a brief reference to the Director of the TLC (jenna.trenberth@lsc.edu).

Receptionist and Student Support

  • Completed online application.
  • Copy of your unofficial transcript. You will upload this in the online application form, so have it ready as you complete the online application. You can find your unofficial transcript in your student e-Services under Academic Records. Note: you must be taking at least six credits to be eligible for student employment.
  • Completed FAFSA (does not apply to PSEO and International students). Your financial aid application must be completed through the Financial Aid Office whether you expect to qualify for Work Study aid or not, and you can ask for assistance if you did not request Work Study on your FAFSA and still need to do so.
  • Schedule of preferred hours that you are available to work You will upload this in the online application form, so have it ready as you complete the online application.
  • Reference from an LSC instructor or staff member. It is your responsibility to contact them and request they send a brief reference to the Director of the TLC (jenna.trenberth@lsc.edu).