Employment

Student Employment Opportunities

The Center for Academic Success accepts applications for undergraduate​ student employees on a rolling basis. 

Applications for the FALL semester are reviewed in the previous SPRING and SUMMER semesters, and applications for the SPRING semester are reviewed in the previous FALL semester. We typically do not hire new student employees for the SUMMER term.

We currently have three (3) student positions available: Student Assistants, 1-to-1 Tutors, PLUS Leaders.


Student Assistants

Starting Salary: $8.00 per hour
Hours: 5 to 20 hours per week*

Student Assistants serve as the first point of contact for the office. Their duties entail answering the office phones, providing assistance to CAS professional staff, including front desk reception, tutoring desk reception, and tracking and recording attendance in the tutoring rooms.

Responsibilities:
  • Answer all incoming calls to the Center for Academic Success or the Tutoring Reception Desk; direct the calls to the appropriate personnel
  • Give information about our services to students, faculty, and staff
  • Keep work environment clean and orderly
  • Perform various clerical duties
  • Sign students, tutors, and TA's in and out of appointments and drop-in sessions
  • Track hours worked and complete timesheets accordingly
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Georgia Tech undergraduate student in Good Academic Standing and Good Judicial Standing
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Strong communication and writing skills
  • Responsible, dependable, honest, and trustworthy
  • Friendly, patient, and sensitive to a diversity of students
  • Basic knowledge of Georgia Tech's campus and campus services

*Federal Work Study students may not exceed their award amount for the semester.


1-to-1 Tutors

Starting Salary: $9.00 per hour
Hours: 7 to 20 hours per week*

1-to-1 Tutors provide individual and small group tutoring sessions to currently enrolled Georgia Tech students. All of our tutors participate in a training and certification program focused on developing practical and transferable skills for their future careers.

In order to support a course, 1-to-1 Tutors must have earned an "A" in the course at Georgia Tech (Transfer / AP Credits Not Eligible).

Responsibilities
  • Check TutorTrac daily to review tutoring schedule and be punctual for all scheduled tutoring sessions
  • Provide a minimum of seven hours of availability per week for tutoring sessions
  • Track hours worked and complete timesheets accordingly
  • Complete required Peer Tutor Training course in the first semester of tutoring
  • Attend all trainings and biweekly meetings
Minimum Qualifications
  • Georgia Tech undergraduate student in Good Academic Standing and Good Judicial Standing
  • Have completed at least one full semester at Georgia Tech
  • Maintain a GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Be eligible to support a minimum of five courses, including currently enrolled courses. Grades will be pulled at the beginning and end of each semester to ensure requirements are met.
  • Be available to tutor at least seven hours per week
  • Have a faculty reference
  • Be available to enroll in the training course, CETL 2001: Fundamentals of Peer Tutoring, on Thursdays at 11:05 - 11:55 AM during the first semester of tutoring

*Federal Work Study students may not exceed their award amount for the semester.


Peer-Led Undergraduate Study (PLUS) Leaders

Starting Salary: $9.00 per hour
Hours: Approximately eight hours per week*
(3 hours Attending Lectures)+(2 hours Facilitating Sessions)+(2 hours Preparation)+(1 hour Faculty/Team Meetings)

PLUS Leaders facilitate weekly review sessions for specific courses during which they encourage students to collaborate with their classmates to tackle problems and discuss the concepts covered during lecture. In the sessions, leaders foster discussion to enhance critical thinking, encourage students to use course resources, and demonstrate learning techniques to supplement lectures and assignments.

In order to support a course, PLUS Leaders must have earned an "A" in the course at Georgia Tech (Transfer / AP Credits Not Eligible).

Responsibilities
  • Attend all lectures for the selected course and get their lecture attendance card signed
  • Plan and facilitate two regularly scheduled one-hour study sessions per week
  • Meet regularly with assigned PLUS Faculty Member
  • Send session reminder announcements and submit session plans before each session
  • Track and submit attendance data
  • Accurately track hours worked and complete timesheets accordingly
  • Complete required Peer Tutor Training course in the first semester of tutoring
  • Attend all trainings and biweekly team meetings
Minimum Qualifications
  • Georgia Tech undergraduate student in Good Academic Standing and Good Judicial Standing
  • Have completed at least one full semester at Georgia Tech
  • Maintain a GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Be eligible to support the selected course. Grades will be pulled at the beginning and end of each semester to ensure requirements are met.
  • Be available to attend all lectures for the selected course and facilitate two one-hour study sessions per week
  • Have a faculty reference
  • Be available to enroll in the training course, CETL 2001: Fundamentals of Peer Tutoring, on Thursdays at 11:05 - 11:55 AM during the first semester of tutoring

*Federal Work Study students may not exceed their award amount for the semester.


If you have any questions about any of these positions, please contact the Tutoring & Peer Learning Programs Manager, Justin Boone (justin.boone@gatech.edu), or call 404.894.1945. The Center for Academic Success is in Clough Undergraduate Learning Commons, Suite 283.