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Subject Tutoring: Apply



Subject Tutoring is a great place to learn and to work! 

Subject Tutoring at Roanoke College is one of over a thousand college tutor training programs recognized world-wide with International Tutor Training Program Certification (ITTPC) through the College Reading and Learning Association (CRLA).  ITTPC requires a standard of learning and assessment that ensures students who visit Roanoke College’s Subject Tutoring receive academic assistance from a highly trained and professional staff of tutors.

Roanoke College’s Subject Tutoring received Level I ITTPC in 2010, requiring all tutors to receive 10 hours of training and log 25 hours of direct student contact before becoming a Certified Tutor.  In March of 2017, Subject Tutoring earned Level II certification, requiring an additional 10 hours of training and a minimum of 50 hours of direct student contact before being awarded Advanced Tutor Certification. 

Hours & Pay

Subject Tutoring offers a flexible work schedule and competitive pay with the opportunity to earn more with experience:


Tutors can pick a schedule that works for them within our hours of operation, which are Sunday through Thursday 4:00 to 9:00. Tutors typically begin with 5 hours on average per week.


First Semester: $9.50
Level I Certified Tutor:  $9.60 (often earned by second semester)
Level II Advanced Certified Tutor: $9.75 (potentially earned by third semester)


  • Must receive an A or B in the course (4.0 - 3.0)
  • Must obtain two letters of recommendation from relevant faculty members
  • Must be responsible and reliable
  • Must be relatable and empathetic

What Subject Tutors Can Add to a Resume

  • Explained course-specific content to students who needed tutoring assistance
  • Maintained confidential student records
  • Worked with students to identify areas of weakness 
  • Analyzed student comprehension to develop learning goals
  • Broke down complex problems to accommodate different learning styles
  • Utilized methods of learning to assist students at different levels of accomplishment
  • Strong ability to model problem-solving techniques 
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills 
  • Became an ITTPC Certified Tutor in 2021
  • Earned Advanced Tutor Certification in 2022

Applications & Forms

If interested please submit an application as soon as possible.