Become a Peer Tutor:
The Academic Success and Advising Center is currently seeking students who believe they would be qualified to be a Peer Tutor. Students who apply for the position of Peer Tutor should exhibit a high quality of scholarship, competence in their major courses and possess the soft skills that are necessary to be an effective tutor. All Peer Tutors must maintain a GPA of 3.0 or higher and receive an A- or higher in all courses they tutor.
Please find below the Peer Tutor Position Description and Peer Tutor Application. In addition to the qualifications listed, each applicant should submit a completed application and provide a Peer Tutor reference completed by a Centenary University faculty member. Peer Tutors will work 1 – 2 hours a week with individuals or small groups, and all tutoring will take place in the Tutoring Center located in the Seay Building.
Become a Professional Tutor:
Centenary’s Professional Tutors have post-secondary degrees and must complete tutor training in order to begin tutoring. The responsibilities of Professional Tutors include being able to interact and communicate successfully with undergraduate students, provide individual or group tutoring sessions in specific subjects, and encourage the use of strategies that promote independent learning. If you have further questions about the position or are interested in becoming a Professional Tutor, please send resume and cover letter to Abbie Davis at Abigail.Davis@centenaryuniversity.edu.
All tutors have the opportunity of becoming CRLA certified. Centenary University can train and certify tutors at Level I, Level II, and Level III. This credential is recognized by other college tutoring programs and is accepted internationally as well.
Certification Program Requirements
A tutor seeking certification must apply at the Academic Success Center and get a Tutor Certification packet. Certification applicants must submit a portfolio containing an application, training module assignments, and proof of attendance at workshops for each session.
The online tutor training is to be completed at home or through special arrangement online at Taylor Memorial Library. The completed assignments are to be printed and submitted together as part of the portfolio.
Level I requires 25 hours of actual compensated tutoring, participation in ten hours of Tutor Enhancement Workshops, and the completion of Online Tutor Training Modules 1-6 and 10.
Level II requires 25 hours of actual compensated tutoring, participation in ten hours of Tutor Enhancement Workshops, and the completion of Online Tutor Training Modules 7-10.
Level III requires 25 hours of actual compensated tutoring and participation in ten hours of Tutor Enhancement Workshops.