Peer Language Tutor

Penn State University

University Park Campus
Campus City:
University Park, PA
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
Work Unit:
Undergraduate Education
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, Japanese, Korean, Russian, and Chinese tutors. Candidates must be pursuing an undergraduate degree at the University Park campus and must have earned an A or better in an upper-level course for the language they wish to tutor (or are a native speaker with tutoring experience or pursuing a major or minor in Linguistics, Education, ESL, or English). Preference will be given to sophomores and juniors. 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. 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 Cindy Spiegel ( to inquire about which languages are currently seeking new tutors. Please include a resume with your application. 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