LIBRARY

Department

Library

Supervisor Name & Title

Michael Sweeney, Library Services Manager

Phone Number

409-740-4564

Email Address

sweeneym@tamug.edu

Job Title

Student Worker - Writing Tutor

Hours/Days Needed

Monday - Friday - possible evening hours

Description of Duties  & Responsibilities

Writing Tutors assist students & faculty writers at any stage in the writing lifecycle including research, reasoning, planning, revising, editing, publishing, and presenting. A Writing Tutor uses their strong written and verbal communication skills to understand the needs of the student in regards to their writing, to provide a knowledgeable and open-minded perspective, to confer helpful feedback, and to train students how to use appropriate online tools to better their academic and scientific research, writing, and communication skills. The duties of the job include assisting students with understanding databases and other research resources; content revision, grammatical editing, document formatting, and citations for research papers, lab reports, resumes, applications, speeches, presentations and other types of publications; performing outreach services to peers and the community; and developing and presenting training tools for fellow tutors and peers for professional development. This position has the opportunity for advancement and connections with faculty across the curriculum.

Job Qualifications

Students interested in this position should be skilled writers, readers, and listeners. Writing Tutors need to work in a team as well as individually, be self-motivated, possess a positive attitude, be able to work under the guidance of others, train others in the future as they advance, and be willing to work with a variety of personalities and learning styles with compassion and understanding. Ability to use Word, PowerPoint, and Excel is necessary. Familiarity with APA and MLA style guides and TutorTrac software is desired. Interest in new technologies useful for writing and research as well as video editing is a plus. A GPA of 2.0 or higher and at least one full year left at TAMUG are required.

Location and Room No.

Jack K Williams Library, Building 3010, Room 107A

How to Apply

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