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Working at the Learning Center

Are you interested in sharing your passion for learning with others?

The Learning Center will be hiring soon for fall 2017 in several subjects including but limited to:  

Stats/Math, Physics, Environmental Chemistry (ESM), Chinese (101-203), Korean (101-203),  and Japanese (101-203).

Select the application button below, print out the pdf, complete and return to the Learning Center on the 2nd floor of the PSU Library.

Additionally, The Learning Center is hiring tutors interested in working 100% online to support the PSU reTHINK initiatives.  These positions are flexible and tutoring can be done at home or in the Center.  For more information, carefully read the eTutor application available here Application_eTutor_FlexDegrees.pdf

If you are interested in a position in a subject that is not currently listed as available, please be aware that we accept applications for all the subjects we offer (see sample schedule for subject listthroughout the year and hold them until a position becomes available. If a tutor position opens in the subject area you applied for, you may be scheduled for an interview at that time.  Please feel free to inquire about the status of your application at anytime.

Please note:  Tutors are students. Undergraduate applicants should be currently enrolled at PSU in a minimum of six credits; graduate applicants, five or more credits).

Minimum qualifications for any tutoring position include: at least one faculty member listed on the application as a reference (from the discipline you wish to tutor);  3.25 minimum cumulative GPA; earned A's or B's in all subjects related to tutoring discipline and a 3.50 overall; and a desire to work with students in a cooperative, encouraging and proactive environment that encourages and support diverse perspectives.  

Please read the entire application form carefully. Preference is given to students who are engaged with department faculty (research, teaching assistant, etc.) and/or have previous tutoring, teaching, or mentoring experience. Work study is not required, but can be utilized.

Paper copies of the application are available at the Learning Center on the second floor of the Millar Library. 

If you have additional questions, please e-mail Liane O'Banion (obaniol@pdx.edu), Assistant Director and manager/supervisor of tutoring and eTutoring at PSU.