SCAA Now Hiring Writing Tutors for the 2019 Spring Semester


Submit your completed application and additional documents to June Barber ( by December 14th, 2018.  You will be contacted if selected for an interview.

Do you often get asked to review papers by your classmates? Interested in learning about how to help others with their writing? Interested in pursuing teaching in the future or developing teaching and communication skills? Consider applying to be a SCAA Writing Tutor – a versatile position that allows you to tutor your peers.

Writing Tutor Responsibilities:

SCAA Writing Tutors will commit a minimum of 10 total hours per week tutoring at the SCAA by committing to one or more of the following programs:

Peer Tutoring
Peer Tutors provide one-on-one tutoring at the SCAA, located on the Upper Mall of the Library.  Please contact Sara Schupack ( for more information

  • Tutor students individually in drop-in, one-time, or standing appointments.
  • Fully participate in Orientation, training, and meetings.
  • Develop resources (videos, handouts, workshops, etc.)  according to CSUEB
    student needs
  • Use talents to assist in SCAA’s development and operations in areas such as outreach, training, our eTutoring program, etc.

Writing Associates

Writing Associates (undergraduate seniors and graduate students only) are embedded within one course for per semester to assist faculty and support student writing. Please contact Sara Schupack ( for more information.

  • Meet with faculty member regularly and attend the class throughout the semester.
  • With the instructor, establish your role in the course for the semester, which can include giving written feedback, presenting an in-class workshop, or developing learning materials for students, depending on students’ needs throughout the semester.
  • Schedule and provide individual and/or group consultations with students in addressing global and local concerns of a writing assignment.
  • Serve as a Peer Tutor for writing at the SCAA by tutoring students individually in drop-in, one-time, or standing appointments.
  • Fully participate in Orientation, training, and meetings, including online components such as weekly Discussion Board posts.


  • Must be enrolled as a sophomore, junior, senior or grad student at CSUEB for the 17-18 academic year
  • Must have availability for consistent working hours and regular meetings for a maximum of 20 hours a week
  • A cumulative GPA of at least a 3.0
  • A developing knowledge of tutoring approaches and an awareness of content resource materials
  • An ability to interact effectively with diverse populations in individual or group settings
  • A completed application (attached) with a brief recommendation by a professor (form provided in application) and an academic writing sample

Pay Rates and Other Perks:

  • Tutors are paid $13.50 an hour, with the opportunity for raises with each academic year you are a writing tutor
  • Tutors are paid for all activities outlined in the “Writing Tutor Responsibilities” section
  • Tutors who complete all their training requirements will receive a College Reading & Learning Association (CRLA) Internationally Certified Level One Tutor credential
  • Tutors become a part of the SCAA Learning Community, a group of passionate and fun peers, and are invited to several SCAA social activities.  Tutors also develop professional skills transferable to future careers, including communication, organizational, and problem-solving skills.

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