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TASP - Employment - Tutor

Dear Prospective Tutor

Thank you for your interest in working with Tutoring and Academic Skills Programs (TASP). Tutoring and Academic Skills Programs (TASP) hires students who have demonstrated academic excellence, a desire for helping their peers, and who have great interpersonal skills and attention to detail.

Before completing an application, please read the following page thoroughly, and be sure to check out the disciplines we provide tutoring for, by clicking here.


All applications are screened for eligibility. Students who do not meet the current employment requirements will be notified via e-mail. Students who pass the initial screening process will be placed in our applicant pool for two academic semesters. Because hiring takes place based on need, there may not be an opening at the time of your application. Should a need arise in the field that you have applied for, you may be contacted for an interview.

Requirements for consideration include:

  • Minimum overall GPA of 3.0
  • Minimum grade of "B+" in the course(s) tutoring will occur in
  • One Faculty recommendation per discipline. Applicants will NOT be contacted for interviews until at least one recommendation is received.
  • Minimum availability of 5 hours per week
  • Attendance at paid training

Students hired as tutors with theTASP are required to attend a minimum of 10 paid training sessions sponsored by the Student Success Center (SSC). Mandatory weekly training sessions are held on Mondays 4pm-5pm and Tuesdays 5pm-6pm.  Employment as a tutor is contingent on being able to make one of these training sessions each week.   Should you accept a position with our program, more information about these sessions will be provided to you and training requirements are subject to change.

Starting Salaries for Tutors

Undergraduate Students $8.50/hr
Graduate Students $10.00/hr
Professional Tutors $10.61/hr
Professional Nursing Tutors (B.S.) $25.00/hr
Graduate Students in MSN, Nurse Education, Nurse Anesthesia $35.00/hr

Tutoring hours are flexible and are arranged by the tutor and the student.

How to Apply

To apply, please complete the employment application.  Have your professor fill out a recommendation (links above). Please note you will have the opportunity to apply to all of our programs for available tutoring and leader positions on this form. 


Please do not hesitate to contact our office with any questions or concerns at (336) 334-3878 or by email to Once again, we appreciate your interest in the Tutoring and Academic Skills Programs. Thank you for your time.

Emily Polk,
Senior Assistant Director,
Student Success Center

Erin Morrison,
Coordinator for Tutoring Services,
Tutoring and Academic Skills Programs