Position Detail Writing Center Tutor

Language Studies
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  • Open Position
  • Position Details:

    Hours/Week: 6 HRS
    Hourly Rate: $18.00
    Expires: Aug 23, 2021

    Campus : Washington DC
  • Job Contact Info:

  • SAISWritingCenter@jhu.edu

Writing Center Tutor Position

Job Description

Job Description:
Writing Center tutors assist students with their academic writing by facilitating critical thinking, aiding students in understanding their writing, and reviewing skills that will allow students to become better writers. Writing tutors must understand proper grammar, sentence structure, and organization of topic sentences, paragraphs, and essays. Tutors are not responsible for proofreading papers.

Job Requirements:

• Experience working in a multicultural environment

• Previous experience or training as a tutor or teacher

•  Familiarity with academic writing

•  Ability to identify a written text’s strengths and weaknesses

•  Advanced understanding of English grammar, rhetoric, and the writing process

Typical Duties:

•   Individual tutoring in grammar, writing organization, and clarity of English

•   Address students’ writing needs while acknowledging their concerns and goals

•   Explain the same writing concept in many different ways based on the student’s comprehension and writing level

Eligibility Requirements:

•   Student workers must be enrolled full-time at Johns Hopkins University

•   Per Johns Hopkins University guidelines, all student workers must currently be residing in the U.S. to work remotely at the SAIS DC campus

Time Commitment:

•   Work hours are flexible, ranging from 5 - 10 hours per week at a rate of $18.00/hour.

•   Tutors may work remotely when the SAIS DC campus offers online and in-person instruction.
Application Instructions:

Qualified individuals should submit a resume and cover letter (as a single file) through SAIS SEAL by August 23.
Contact SAISWritingCenter@jhu.edu if you have any questions.