The TLC accepts applications for student employees through Handshake. The writing center usually hires the majority of students to begin working in autumn quarter, though we accept applications year-round. We are always accepting applications for quantitative consultants. If you are ready to learn and grow through working at the Teaching & Learning Center as either a consultant in writing, math, science, computer science, business and accounting or as a receptionist, we'd like to hear from you.
Why work at the TLC
Gain professional experience with leadership, presenting information, and communication.
Work with other peer tutors in an academic environment and build deeper knowledge of your own field.
Develop your resume for graduate school and scholarship applications.
Help others learn.
Accommodate your classes and other obligations with flexible scheduling.
What you can expect
A fairly busy and dynamic environment
Opportunities for personal projects and professional growth
Close collaboration with students and other staff
Submit the required documents (click on the job description of interest below for application requirements).
Interviews will be scheduled after applicant documents are reviewed.
Maintain a schedule at the Teaching and Learning Center and drop-in hours at MAT213
Provide one-on-one or group coaching to help other first gen students and their peers, discuss study habits, set academic goals and develop effective learning strategies
Attend required trainings throughout every quarter regarding mentoring models, learning tools and techniques
Create and implement skill building sessions for first generation students that will strengthen their academic success
The Peer Success Mentor must be a UW Tacoma returning student in good standing with the University. The peer mentor must maintain a 3.0 UW cumulative GPA. In addition, an ideal candidate will meet the following qualifications:
Ability to use critical thinking to troubleshoot and problem-solve
Well-organized, ability to prioritize tasks, meet deadlines and provide high-level of accuracy
Ability to work with diverse individuals and groups
Willingness to learn and produce quality work
Excellent time management skills
Experience with Microsoft word, Office 365, G-suite
Visit Handshake to view job posting and submit cover letter and resume.