2018-19 Job Opportunity for Current Sophomores and Juniors

Are you a good writer? Do you need a well-paying job? Do you like helping people?

If you answered YES to the above questions, consider applying to be a peer tutor for the WALRUS Program, Writing and Library Research Undergrad Specialist!

Job Description:

Attend 22 hours of PAID training during 0-week and the first week of the fall quarter 2017 to learn how to conduct one-on-one tutoring in writing and library research.

After the training, work 6-12 hours per week in one of four locations: Middle Earth, Mesa Court, Langson Library or the Center for Excellence in Writing and Communication (Ayala Science Library). Tutoring shifts are scheduled on weekday evenings (Monday through Thursday); clients are accepted on a drop-in basis. Some daytime shifts may also be available, and some tutors may work as embedded tutors to particular populations of students. Tutors can be occasionally asked to develop and teach workshops for specific assignments in specific courses and once a year to develop and deliver a conference presentation.


$15.78/hour, 6-12 hours per week (depending on demand) for Weeks Two-Ten in Fall 2018, Winter 2019, and Spring 2019.


Junior or senior standing in Fall 2018 with a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher
UCI full-time registered student for AY 2018-19
Grade of A in lower-division writing courses
Excellent writing ability
Ability to communicate effectively with instructors and tutees (students)
Responsibility, enthusiasm, and patience
Ability to relate to students from a diversity of backgrounds
Ability to work independently under limited supervision
Ability to maintain confidentiality
Ability to keep accurate records of attendance and referrals

DEADLINE to apply: Complete applications are due by 5 p.m. on Friday, April 27, 2018.

TO APPLY: Visit http://www.writingcenter.uci.edu/about/writing-and-library-research-undergrad-specialist-application/ and download the application.