Wensberg Writing Center Peer Tutor Trainee
Trainee Expectations: IMPORTANT FOR F18-S19
Wensberg Writing Center (WWC) Peer Tutor Trainees complete a full semester of training before “graduating” to become tutors. Training includes a weekly 1-hour training course that can be taken for credit, as well as an apprenticeship with a mentor tutor before being promoted to “Peer Tutor” Students applying in F18 will be trained in S19. We will be interviewing in October ’18 prior to S19 Registration.
Experience and Qualifications:
Duties and Responsibilities as Peer Tutor:
After successful completion of the training semester, WWC Peer Tutors can expect to assist Franklin Pierce students in the Wensberg Writing Center, out in classrooms, and online at all stages of the writing process across the curriculum, including analyzing assignments, planning, organizing, drafting and revising, with emphasis on helping students to improve their writing processes and skills. Other responsibilities include making appointments, maintaining email and phone calls, scheduling and keeping accurate and up-to-date records of student appointments. Applicants of all academic disciplines are encouraged to apply.
Also required are mandatory staff meetings and ongoing professional development training. This position is designed not only as a form of student employment, but also as a supplement to their academic and professional experience.
Important: WWC Peer Tutor Trainees, receive paid training for one semester prior to beginning their solo-tutoring career. Because of this investment in training, only applicants who are interested in working at the Writing Center for the duration of their FPU Career should apply for this position.
Peter C. Wensberg Writing Center Employment Application Instructions
Before applying you will also need to prepare the following as you will asked to upload it later when completing the applcation:
Prepare a professionally formatted letter of introduction that includes the following details:You will upload this as a cover letter.
As an Equal Opportunity employer, Franklin Pierce recognizes the impact of a diverse community and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences, backgrounds and perspectives. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, pregnancy, age, disability gender identity and expression, protected veteran status or any other status protected by law.
If you are unable to submit an application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at email@example.com or 603-899-4075. We will make ever effort to respond to your request for disability assistance as soon as possible.