University Learning Center

Student Employment

To apply for any of the positions described below, come to the ULC office (first floor of DePaolo Hall, office 1056) and pick up an application or download the application from the appropriate service listed below.

When applying for a position at the ULC, the following should be brought to the ULC office or downloaded and sent to the appropriate ULC service:

  1. Completed application form (read application carefully; some ULC services have extra requirements. For example, Writing Services also requires a writing sample)
  2. Copy of your most recent UNCW academic transcript (the "unofficial" transcript which can be found via Seanet is fine)
  3. A resume

Front Desk Assistant

Assists the public including ULC students and tutors, through face-to-face, telephone and email contact in a busy student-oriented office. Hours of coverage include evenings and Sundays.

Qualifications:

  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Must feel comfortable learning a new software program for scheduling appointments, as this is the primary duty of this position. So, computer proficiency is preferred.
  • Other duties include answering the telephone; notifying tutors of new appointments by telephone and email; and room maintenance and security. May be asked to make photocopies, run errands on campus, distribute flyers and other duties as assigned.

Applications may be picked up at the front reception desk or download the Front Desk Assistant Application. When completed, applications may submitted in person to the ULC office, emailed, or faxed by calling 910-962-7857.


Learning Services Tutor

Peer Learning Tutors work with UNCW students currently enrolled in University Studies courses (and select non-University Studies courses). Tutors assist with course content and study strategies. Tutoring occurs in the University Learning Center, located on the first floor of DePaolo Hall (DE 1056). Sessions are conducted for an hour at a time, and most sessions are one-on-one with the student (group sessions with up to three students are a possibility).

All learning tutors are required to pursue certification via our training program which has received International Tutor Program Certification status through the College Reading and Learning Association.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Upper-class standing (sophomore, junior, senior, grad student)
  • 3.0 cumulative GPA or higher (at UNCW)
  • Completion of course(s) to be tutored with no lower than "B" grade OR documented comparable subject mastery (e.g. CLEP scores)
  • Faculty recommendation
  • Demonstrated good interpersonal and communication skills

Download and print the Learning Services Tutor Application. Bring the completed application and requested documents to the University Learning Center (DePaolo Hall, first floor office # 1056).


Math Services Tutor

Math tutors conduct drop-in tutoring sessions and occasional one-on-one or small group sessions with students in Math and Statistics courses. Tutoring takes place in the ULC Learning Lab during office hours. Math tutors must be outgoing, quick thinkers able to work in a sometimes loud and often changing environment. All Math tutors must engage in a tutor training program, which has received International Tutor Program Certification status through the College Reading and Learning Association.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Upper-class standing (sophomore, junior, senior, grad student)
  • 3.0 cumulative GPA or higher
  • Completion of course(s) to be tutored with no lower than "B" grade OR documented comparable subject mastery (e.g. CLEP scores)
  • Faculty recommendation
  • Demonstrated good interpersonal and communication skills

Download the Math Services Application (PDF).


Supplemental Instruction Leader

SI Leaders facilitate group peer study sessions for selected courses. SI Leaders are chosen based on their performance in the class, overall academic performance, faculty recommendations and ability to communicate effectively. Leaders stay abreast of the course material by attending class and meeting with the professors outside of class. They complete the homework assignments and textbook reading assignments and then conduct 3-4 study sessions each week for students currently enrolled in the course. All SI Leaders must engage in a training program, which has received International Tutor Program Certification status through the College Reading and Learning Association.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Upper-class standing (sophomore, junior, senior, grad student)
  • 3.0 cumulative GPA or higher
  • Completion of course(s) to be tutored with no lower than "B" grade OR documented comparable subject mastery (e.g. CLEP scores)
  • Faculty recommendation
  • Demonstrated good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills

Download the SI Leader Application.


Writing Services Tutor

Peer Writing Tutors conduct writing consultations with students across the curriculum. Writing tutors work with students on global revision (focus, development, audience, organization) and local revision (style, editing, etc.). All writing tutors must have qualifying experience and engage in the tutor training program, which has received International Tutor Program Certification through the College Reading and Learning Association.

Minimum requirements for employment as a Writing Tutor are:

  • Upper-class standing (sophomore, junior, senior, graduate student).
  • 3.0 or higher cumulative GPA
  • Successful completion of ENG 201 or ENG 103
  • Two faculty recommendations

Students applying for an internship must also meet the minimum qualifications of the sponsoring academic department. No internships are available during the Summer.

  • To be considered for a Fall semester writing tutor position, submit your application no later than April 1st of the previous Spring semester.
  • To be considered for a Spring semester writing tutor position, submit your application no later than November 1st of the previous Fall semester.

Download and print the Writing Services Application (PDF). Submit the completed application and requested documents at the University Learning Center (DePaolo Hall, first floor).