Peer Mentor/Tutor - #19504070

Metropolitan State University of Denver

Date: Dec 26, 2020
City: Denver, CO
Contract type: Full time
Metropolitan State University of Denver

Posting Details

Posting Number S00053 Position Title Peer Mentor/Tutor Position Number Student Hourly or Student Work-Study Hourly Wage


Employee Category Student Department TRIO Student Support Services Location Student Engagement and Wellness Position Summary

TRiO Peer Mentor/Tutor Position –TRiO SSS programs are 100% federally funded and serve low income students, first-generation-to-college students, and/or college students with disabilities. The candidate must be available to work 10 to 15 hours per week during the semester and a portion of the semester break, and be available on Friday mornings for required staff training and meetings. This position requires a high level of personal responsibility and commitment to working with peers in attaining academic success.


This position will be responsible for a wide variety of operational tasks for the SSS program. These include meeting with college students; serving as case managers for SSS participants; offering peer advising to students including help with study skills, time management, communication with professors, and referrals to on-campus resources; tutoring participants; performing data entry; composing workshops for student participants; communicating via email and phone with participants; recording/updating/maintaining participant information; participating in and assisting professional staff with special projects; and other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

  • Be a degree seeking student currently enrolled at MSU Denver.

  • Have completed at least 45 or more credit hours.

  • Have completed one full semester at MSU Denver.

  • Maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00.

  • Commit to working for TRiO SSS for at least one year.

  • Be knowledgeable in Microsoft Office Suite.

  • Possess empathy and understanding, as well as demonstrate a commitment to working with diverse populations, including low-income students, first-generation-to-college students, students with disabilities, and English language learners.

  • Must be dependable, punctual, detail-oriented, resourceful, flexible, organized, a willing learner, personable, and professional.

  • Must have a broad-based understanding of MSU Denver's honor code, various campus resources, available services, and departments.

  • Have strong written and oral communication skills, including acute listening and solid interpersonal skills.

  • Have completed:

○ ENG 1010 and 1020 with an A or B (if the applicant wants to tutor writing), OR

○ Have completed Calculus 1 with an A or B (if the applicant wants to tutor math) OR

○ Have completed significant coursework in any other topic with As and Bs earned.

Preferred Qualifications Posting date 12/03/2020 Closing date Closing Instructions Close on Closing Date Special Instructions to Applicants Work Hours Flexible

Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  • Resume or Curriculum Vitae

  • References

  • Class Schedule

Optional Documents

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  • What subjects/courses are you interested in tutoring?

(Open Ended Question)

  • Are you fluent in any languages other than English?

(Open Ended Question)

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