Saint Xavier University Chicago Campus Quad

Learning Center

How to Work in the Learning Center

Each semester, the Learning Center hires friendly, enthusiastic peer tutors and writing consultants who are eager to assist SXU students of varying educational, cultural, and social backgrounds in reaching their full academic potential. To be considered for employment in the Learning Center, students must commit to making themselves available for a minimum of three hours per week and 10 hours of ongoing training each semester.

The students we hire typically:

Apply Online

If you are interested in becoming a tutor or writing consultant in the SXU Learning Center, please visit Cougar Jobs to see all positions for which we are currently hiring. Additionally, peer tutors must submit two faculty recommendation forms (below).

Recommendation Forms

Course-specific tutors must have their subject-matter expertise confirmed through two faculty recommendations.

Faculty Recommendation Form for Peer Tutoring Applicants (PDF)