Department of English

Writing Center

Requirements for Employment in the Writing Center

The Writing Center hires tutors (who work in the Writing Center in BC 204) and English 0990 tutors (who work to facilitate student groups in ENGL 0990 classes). We hire in spring and summer for the following year, but we do occasionally need to hire an additional assistants during the school year.

Our requirements include the following:

  • Demonstrated academic writing ability
  • At least 3.5 GPA in English and 3.0 overall GPA
  • Commitment to teaching and ability to communicate with writers of all levels
  • Demonstrated editing skills
  • Collegiality
  • Strong support by three academic references sent to Dr. Julia Combs (; SUU English Department recommendations are encouraged

We prefer applicants:

  • Who are certifying in secondary education
  • Who are members of Sigma Tau Delta or other campus organizations devoted to academic excellence