Writing Center Employment

Employment

Why Work at the Writing Center?

"You get to help people and listen to their stories"

-Ally

"It's a comfortable work environment with a flexible schedule!"

-Theresa

The UVU Writing Center provides students an opportunity for part-time employment in an engaging, professional environment. Dedicated to the peer-tutoring model, the employees work one-on-one with fellow students and colleagues.

Additionally, as a tutor, employees have the opportunity to complete three levels of internationally accredited certification provided through the College Reading and Learning Association (CRLA), bolstering their professional resumes and increasing the desirability of their academic CVs.

Available Positions?

The UVU Writing Center has two main employment positions: tutors and office assistants.

The Tutor: Writing Center tutors work one-on-one with UVU students and Orem community members. Primarily, tutors fulfill the role of a peer-tutor, reading and discussing student work in order to strengthen and clarify academic writing strategies.

Tutors are also called upon to work in a wide variety of roles, including class workshops, our online writing lab, the Orem Community Writing Center, and a colorful array of Center projects and tasks.

The Office Assistant: Office Assistants (OAs) manage and coordinate the bulk of Writing Center activities. Working at the front desk, OAs organize student-tutor schedules, record appointments, and track annual Writing Center activity statistics.

How to Apply?

  1. Visit the Human Resources website.
  2. Under the "Employment" tab, select "Open Positions."
  3. At the bottom of the employment site page, select "Student."
  4. Select the "Search Jobs" link along the left of https://www.uvu.jobs and type "Writing Center" into the search box.
  5. Finally, apply to an available Writing Center position using your UVU employment account.
  6. Pay close attention to additional documents (i.e. resume, cover letters, writing samples, etc.) that may be required to complete the application process.

Internship

Interns at the UVU Writing Center work along side tutors, learning Writing Center philosophies and practicing the peer-tutoring method. From scholarly readings to collaborative tutorials, interns study and train toward completion of their CRLA Level 1 training and possible full-fledged employment.

Writing Center Internship can provide from 1 to 4 academic credits as well as valuable professional experience. For more information on internship opportunities, contact the UVU Writing Center at 801-863-8936.