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Strategic Enrollment Management and Student Success

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Become a tutor

Student-Athlete Support Services employs approximately 40-50 tutors in nearly every subject area. SASS tutors promote academic success by helping student-athletes who are experiencing academic difficulty or need additional support to develop academic skills and course-specific knowledge. Training will be provided to tutors to effectively meet the needs of tutees.

Tutors are expected to:

Qualifications

VCU undergraduate, graduate and doctoral students are eligible to apply for tutor positions within the athletic department. Community members who hold a bachelor's degree and have specific expertise are also eligible to apply. To be considered for a position as a subject tutor, all candidates must meet these qualifications:

Multilingual candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. If you are fluent in another language, please note that in your application.

Pay rate

Lead tutors

Experienced tutors who have worked for VCU Student-Athlete Support Services for at least two semesters are eligible to apply for promotion to the position of lead tutor. Up to four lead tutors will be selected each year from those who apply. Lead tutors will take on additional responsibilities, including assisting with training, observing tutors and developing resources or workshops for students. Lead tutors will receive a $1 per hour pay raise.

To apply

Thank you for your interest in becoming a tutor with the Student-Athlete Support Services. All jobs are posted on VCU Jobs. We hire on a rolling basis depending on subject-specific need. 

The following materials are required for complete application submission:

  1. Completion of supplemental questions in eJobs
  2. An unofficial copy of your transcript(s)
  3. A letter or recommendation from one faculty member

Typical hiring date ranges: 

Contact us

Any questions may be directed to:

Caroline Comey
Student-athlete tutor coordinator
(804) 828-4298
cgcomey@vcu.edu

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