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SSS - Tutor Employment

Dear Prospective Tutor

Thank you for your interest in working with the UNCG Special Support Services Program. Special Support Services (SSS) 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.

While we are accepting applications for all subject areas, we are paying particular attention to the following:

ACC 201, 202, 218

ATY 100, 212, 213

ECO 201, 202, 250

GEO 103, 106

KIN 250, 375, 376

PSC 100, 105

SES/ASL 101-204


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 the SSS are required to attend a minimum of 10 paid training sessions sponsored by the Student Success Center (SSC). Training sessions are offered on either Mondays from 4-5pm or Tuesdays from 5-6pm. Should you accept a position with our program, more information about these sessions will be provided to you. Training requirements are subject to change.

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. 

Starting Salaries for Tutors

Undergraduate Students $8.50/hr
Graduate Students $10/hr
Professional Tutors $10.61/hr

Tutoring hours are flexible and are arranged by the tutor and the student. Tutors are not guaranteed a certain number of hours.


Please do not hesitate to contact our office with any questions or concerns at (336) 334-9764 or by email to Once again, we appreciate your interest in the Special Support Services. Thank you for your time.

Brandon Johnson
Assistant Director for Tutoring Services,
Special Support Services


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