Learning Enhancement Center (LEC)

Working as a Tutor

Our Tutors

LEC staff

Tutors in the Learning Enhancement Center are selected from an extensive screening process which includes:

  • 3 references (2 must be from UT, the other can be a professional from the community)
  • assessment of subject knowledge, 
  • maintaining a minimum of a 3.2 overall GPA, and  
  • receiving an B or better in the subject(s) they are tutoring.                      

Our tutors are involved in all aspects of campus life, as well as, being high academic achievers.

Our tutors complete approximately 10 hours of training each year. The LEC continually strives to provide the best customer service possible.

Employment Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in tutoring at the LEC.

Please review carefully the qualifications listed below. If you do not meet these qualifications – please do not apply at this time.

Tutor Qualifications

  1. At least sophomore standing
  2. If a transfer student, at least one successful semester at UT.
  3. An overall GPA of 3.2 or above.
  4. A grade of “B” or better in course(s) you would like to tutor.
  5. Content competency required in subjects you tutor (references from faculty required).

Necessary Skills for Tutoring Position

  1. Good interpersonal and communications skills
  2. Ability to guide students in understanding difficult concepts (this requires knowing how to ask questions to help students discover the answers).
  3. Commitment to facilitating learning, not teaching
  4. Ability to work with a diverse population
  5. Dependability and reliability
  6. Maturity and professionalism

Interested in becoming a Tutor?

All open positions will be posted on Handshake.

Fill out the application and submit it along with a copy of your unofficial transcript via the Handshake platform.

You will not be contacted until all of your application materials are complete.  

Call 419.530.2449 to learn more.

Last Updated: 1/30/24