Peer Tutor

Penn State University

Penn State DuBois
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Date Closing:
open until filled
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Penn State Dubois
Academic Affairs - CUE


Student (peer) tutors will provide tutoring/academic support services to all students on campus. Peer tutors have usually, but not always, taken the course(s) for which they hope to tutor. Qualifications: To become and remain a Peer Tutor, applicants must: hold at least second semester standing; earn A`s or high B`s in the subject area to be tutored; possess an overall GPA of at least 3.0; secure recommendations from at least two faculty members; complete tutor training. Reports to: CUE Coordinator/Student Advocacy Specialist 3. Qualifications: Strong GPA in college coursework (3.0 or better), second semester student or later, excellent communication skills, flexibility with regard to work environment, and openness to training and skills development. Ability to work with students one-on-one and in small groups, ability to work with faculty/staff in collaboration, ability to follow directives, availability to work at least 5 hours per week during academic year, and availability to attend approximately 10 hours of training per semester. Responsibilities: provide academic support to all students during assigned hours, perform front desk activities, including scheduling, record-keeping, and tutoring coordination, develop a full working knowledge of academic skills development materials and strategies, participate in outreach activities (e.g. presenting information regarding study skills and academic support) on behalf of the Tutoring Center, represent Penn State DuBois and support students using Tutoring Center services through courteous, professional behavior, and other duties as assigned. Learning Outcomes: identify and support the mission of the CUE, increase leadership abilities, demonstrate the ability to work with diverse groups of people, improve problem-solving skills through improved subject knowledge, improve communication skills, develop strategies to improve student self-sufficiency, and improve general learning skills.

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