ACE Student Leader – Peer Tutor


Academic Centers for Enrichment (ACE) Student Leader
Peer Tutor (CRLA Level I Certification) - Job Description

ACE Student Leader – Peer Tutor Role:
Peer tutors are faculty-recommended students who provide individual and small group tutoring sessions in subjects the tutor has attained a grade of B+ or better. Within their tutoring sessions, peer tutors integrate effective study and learning strategies as well as provide next steps to help the student become a successful, independent learner.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Tutor students in specific course material in the subject(s) you are qualified to tutor
  • Provide learning strategies and study tips to promote independent learning
  • Maintain consistent communication with your direct supervisors
  • Assist students in navigating Blackboard and understanding course expectations
    • Help students in locating and submitting assignments
    • Assist students in posting to a discussion board
  • Assist students in developing time management, communication, and study skills to promote academic success
  • Contribute to a friendly and productive learning environment within the ACE Department
  • Provide support to students through Blackboard, Zoom, email, or on-campus meetings
  • Assist in Academic Support workshops as needed
  • Attend ACE Student Leader training and monthly meetings
  • Be aware of and advocate for the other resources and services provided at MCC
  • Model appropriate academic attitudes and behaviors to staff, faculty, and students
  • Complete other ACE Department tasks as assigned

Position Requirements:

  • Must have completed and earned a B+ or higher in the course(s) that you wish to tutor
  • Maintain a minimum overall GPA of 3.0
  • Attend ACE Student Leader monthly meetings
  • Complete the required ACE Student Leader minimum 15-hour training
  • Demonstrate knowledge and competence in, as well as a passion for, the subject(s) you tutor
  • Demonstrate an ability to work and communicate well with students of various academic levels and diverse backgrounds
  • Be available 4-6 hours per week for tutoring (between 9am-6pm)
  • Effectively explain concepts to others and communicate study strategies to ensure academic success within the course
  • Complete and submit all ACE Department assignments and paperwork in a timely manner
  • Exhibit patience and positive attitudes in establishing an encouraging learning environment
  • Exhibit good organizational, communication, and basic computing skills
  • Work toward CRLA Level I certification
Additional Information
  • Salary: $17.00 per hour
  • To be considered for the Peer Tutor role:
    • Submit your resume and cover letter through Handshake (see link below)
    • Attend one of the ACE Department’s group interviews (see link below)
    • Be recommended by a faculty member
  • All ACE Student Leaders are required to engage in ongoing training, beginning with a two-day workshop held prior to the start of the fall semester. The online mandatory training on Monday, August 8th and Tuesday, August 9th, 2022 is unpaid for all NEW employees. There is additional PAID training on Thursday, August 11th, 2022 on the Lowell Campus, LC406B.

Apply for the position on Handshake and submit a resume and cover letter.

Meeting ID: 975 1008 4443
Choose one of the meeting times to attend. No registration or RSVP is required.

Fri 04/29/2022 – 9:30am - 10:30am

Tues 05/03/2022 – 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Wed 05/04/2022 – 10:30am - 11:30am

Tues 05/10/2022 – 10:00am - 11:00am

Wed 05/11/2022 – 9:00am - 10:00am

Thurs 05/12/2022 – 11:00am - 12:00pm

Mon 05/16/2022 – 1:30pm - 2:30pm

Tues 05/17/2022 – 1:30pm - 2:30pm

Wed 05/18/2022 – 2:30pm - 3:30pm

Thurs 05/19/2022 – 9:00am - 10:00am

Fri 05/20/2022 – 9:30am – 10:30am

Mon 05/23/2022 – 9:30am – 10:30am

A faculty recommendation is required for the subject you are interested in tutoring. Have your faculty member fill out the recommendation form

About Middlesex Community College Student Employment: Applications for employment are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, or veteran status. Middlesex Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on basis of race, creed, religion, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information, maternity leave, and national origin in its education programs or employment pursuant to Massachusetts General Laws, Chapter 151B and 151C, Title VI, Civil Rights Act of 1964; Title IX, Education Amendments of 1972; Section 504, Rehabilitation Act of 1973; Americans with Disabilities Act, and regulations promulgated thereunder, 34 C.F.R. Part 100 (Title VI), Part 106 (Title IX) and Part 104 (Section 504). All inquiries concerning application of the above should be directed to the College’s Affirmative Action Officer and/or Section 504 Compliance Officer.

Last Modified: 4/21/22