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Learning Center Jobs

The Learning Center strives to empower University of Utah students to succeed in their college career and beyond. Our tutoring services are intended to help students gain a deeper understanding of their course content as well as to develop transferable skills to help them become more successful students. Working as a tutor or Supplemental Instruction (SI) leader for the Learning Center offers students a great opportunity to grow as an individual and develop many valuable transferable skills.

Now accepting applications for Fall 2021.

Apply to be a tutor

Job Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for helping students to understand different subjects and develop transferable skills
  • Assess, assist and encourage the students in the learning processes
  • Review materials used in classes, explain various topics, and answers all the doubts and questions of the student regarding to that topic
  • Functions are a supplementation to the class room teaching


  • Enrolled as a University of Utah undergraduate student in good academic standing for the 2021-22 academic year
  • Desire and enthusiasm for learning and promoting student success among peers
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Must have received an A or B in a specific course or equivalent course to be eligible to tutor for that course at the U
  • Can tutor 5 or more in-demand, general education courses including but not limited to: Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Math, Physics  

Compensation & Hours:

  • $9.50/hour with pay increases based on training completion
  • Up to 20 hours/week
  • Weekly team meetings/trainings will be scheduled during business hours based on the group’s class schedule

How to Apply:

Complete and submit the Tutor Application.

The Learning Center Program Manager will review your course history to check eligibility for employment.

Apply to be an SI Leader

Job Description & Responsibilities:

Undergraduate students are hired and trained as SI leaders for one of several selected courses. These courses generally include lower-division accounting, biology, chemistry, math, and physics courses.

Responsibilities of a leader include:

  • Attend the assigned class (you will not enroll in the course)
  • Review the reading material and other course assignments
  • Plan and conduct 2 one-hour SI sessions a week*
  • Attend start-of-term training and additional trainings throughout the semester
  • Help students understand course content as well as develop transferable study skills
  • *All SI sessions are a supplementation to students' class attendance


  • Currently enrolled University of Utah undergraduate student in good academic standing
  • Prior successful completion of SI-supported course or equivalent
  • Demonstrated understanding of content
  • Must demonstrate potential ability to complete all SI-related job duties

Compensation & Hours:

  • $9.50/hour with pay increases based on performance and continued work as an SI leader
  • Approximately 10 hours/week, including a weekly group training scheduled based on leader availability each semester
  • Option to enroll in ED PS 5860 (an independent study course) for up to 3 graded credits. The requirements for this course are fulfilled by completing the SI leader responsiblities

How to Apply:


Contact Information:

If you have any questions regarding your application, please contact us: 

Phone: 801-581-5153 
Office: Marriott Library 1738

Last Updated: 5/26/21