Peer Tutor (Part-time)

Location US-WI-Eau Claire | US-WI-Menomonie | US-WI-Neillsville | US-WI-River Falls
Posting #
FLSA Status
Hourly Pay Rate/Salary
$14.00 per hour
Hours per Week
Hours will vary, averaging less than 19.5 hours per week annually.
Work Schedule
Varied – based on student needs and schedules per semester

Overview and Responsibilities

These are part-time employment opportunities for individuals to tutor students needing additional academic assistance in various subject areas.


This is a great opportunity for individuals to obtain leadership skills, develop strong communication skills, applicable job skills, build a resume, and earn extra money. Additional benefits for student tutors include a flexible on-campus employment and reinforcing of knowledge or skills.


Note: There is no guarantee for continued employment from semester to semester due to the unique demands of the student population. Semester work schedules are determined at the beginning of the semester, but may change once student needs are established.

There are several tutor positions available:

Open Lab Tutor: Provide tutoring services for students on a walk-in basis in an open lab setting. Tutors may provide 1:1 appointments out of open lab times by appointment only.

  • Provide 30 or 60 minute 1:1 tutoring appointments.
  • Assist students as needed.
  • Be knowledgeable of Academic Support processes.
  • Maintain and record peer tutor attendance logs.
  • Track tutee attendance.

1:1 Tutor: Provide 1:1 tutoring by appointment only. These tutoring sessions will only be in a specified content area.

  • Respond to all 1:1 appointment requests.
  • Provide 30 or 60 minute 1:1 tutoring appointments.
  • Maintain and record peer tutor attendance logs.

Desk Staff Tutor:

  • Greet and assist all visitors.
  • Answer incoming calls.
  • Managing email communications.
  • Maintain and record peer tutor attendance logs.
  • Record student time in lab.
  • Assist in student outreach and the promotion of department services.
  • Participate in meetings as required.
  • Work alongside Academic Support lab instructor(s).
  • Use good judgement when dealing with confidential and sensitive information.
  • Operate office equipment as telephone system, printer, scanner, and other equipment as needed.

All Tutor Responsibilities:

  • Attend mandatory paid training at the beginning of every semester.
  • Participate in ongoing training offered throughout the semester.
  • Be dedicated to checking staff email account.
  • Be dedicated to participating and utilizing the Tutoring resources.
  • Be dependable, flexible, relatable, proactive, patient, friendly, approachable, encouraging, supportive, and have a positive attitude.
  • Communicate regularly with Learning Center Coordinator and Instructor (if applicable).
  • Demonstrate commitment to service excellence standards.
  • Relate successfully with students and staff of diverse cultural, social or educational backgrounds.
  • Excel within the academic area they are tutoring in.
  • Must be knowledgeable with Canvas and Microsoft Office.
  • Ability to be patient, friendly, and supportive when working with students.
  • Be assigned other duties as needed.


  • CVTC student or high school diploma or equivalency.


In evaluating candidates for this position, the College may consider a combination of education, training, and experience which provides the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities to perform duties of position.

The College is seeking to attract diverse instructors and staff who can inspire our increasingly diverse student population. We believe every member on our team enriches our diversity by exposing us to a broad range of ways to understand and engage with the world, identify challenges, and to discover, design, and deliver solutions. We value the ability to serve students from a broad range of cultural heritages, socioeconomic backgrounds, genders, abilities, and orientations. Therefore, we seek applicants who demonstrate they understand the benefits of diversity in a higher education community. Consideration will be given to equity-minded individuals committed to collaborating with faculty, staff, administration, students, and community partners who are also committed to closing equity gaps.

Benefits Summary

  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Professional development
  • Access to expansive collection of college and public library resources for personal and professional use
  • Free or low-cost services offered by CVTC program students, such as computer repair, automotive repair, Shear Inspiration Salon and Spa, and 620 West restaurant and culinary pop ups 



CVTC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the college's non-discrimination policies: Vice President of Talent & Culture, 620 W. Clairemont Avenue, Eau Claire, WI 54701, 715-833-6334, WI Relay: 711


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