TRIO SSS Peer Tutor Requirements and Application Process
TRIO Student Support Services, Part-time Peer Tutors (Temporary Grant Positions-TGP):
provide academic assistance to a diverse population of students through individual and/or small group tutoring sessions.Tutors use effective instructional strategies to review key concepts, demonstrate
problem solving strategies, reinforce study skills, and prepare students for tests.
Responsible for maintaining accurate attendance records, effectively communicating student progress
with TRIO Student Support Services staff while maintaining student confidentiality, and participating in appropriate professional
development opportunities to include orientation and training workshops.
TRIO SSS Part-Time TGP Peer Tutor positions allow for flexible scheduling in which
tutors typically work between 2-20 hours a week. Tutoring opportunities may be available
on the Central Campus, Cherokee County Campus, Downtown Campus, Tyger River Campus,
and Union County Advanced Technology Center. Pay rate is competitive and determined
by evaluating qualifications.
Minimum and Additional Requirements:
Applicants must be recommended by at least two instructors and/or staff members; have
transcripts reflecting knowledge in subject (letter grades of an A or B) for the class
being tutored; and must be in good academic and financial standing with the College.
All Peer Tutors must maintain a minimum GPA of 3.0 or higher. Applicants must have
strong interpersonal and communication skills and be able to work independently with