Peer Language Tutor

Penn State University

University Park Campus
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Date Closing:
open until filled
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The Pennsylvania State University
Penn State Learning


Penn State Learning, which supports undergraduate learning through peer tutoring and peer-guided study groups, is currently interviewing qualified undergraduate students to work as Italian, French, Spanish, Hindi, Japanese, Arabic, and Chinese tutors. Candidates must be currently pursuing an undergraduate degree at the University Park campus and must have earned an A or better in a 400-level course for the language they wish to tutor (or are a native speaker pursuing a major or minor in Linguistics, Education, ESL, or English). Preference will be given to sophomores or juniors who have prior tutoring experience and/or formal training in tutoring or teaching. The successful candidate will be expected to work approximately three to ten hours each week providing one-on-one and small-group help to students in Basic Language Courses (001, 002, 003). Successful candidates who do not have prior training will be required to complete CI 200: Peer Tutoring, our one-credit tutor training course. Please note: Before applying to this position, contact Program Coordinator Dr. Karen-Elizabeth Moroski ( to inquire about which languages are currently seeking new tutors. For more information about Penn State Learning, visit

These salary bands have been established to provide salary guidelines for staff positions.

Salary Band Minimum Midpoint Maximum
A $16,584 $24,456 $32,328
B $18,240 $26,904 $35,556
C $19,728 $29,592 $39,456
D $21,708 $32,568 $43,416
E $24,312 $36,468 $48,612
F $27,228 $40,848 $54,456
G $30,012 $45,744 $61,500
H $34,188 $52,140 $70,080
I $38,988 $59,424 $79,908
J $43,716 $67,740 $91,812
K $50,712 $78,600 $106,488
L $58,836 $91,176 $123,528
M $68,232 $105,756 $143,292
N $80,508 $124,788 $169,068
O $93,492 $147,252 $201,024
P $110,340 $173,760 $237,192
Q $126,396 $199,056 $271,728
R $151,668 $238,872 $326,088