ARC Student Employment

Each semester, the ARC typically employs around 100 Lycoming students. We have 4 categories of employment, and some students serve in several capacities, depending on their strengths and areas of study.

Writing Center Tutors

Hiring Process

The ARC hires peer writing tutors according to faculty recommendations. If you're interested in working for the Writing Center, express your interest to Shanna Wheeler AND contact a current or former professor who can attest to both your strengths as a writer and your potential as a tutor. Ask your professor to contact Mrs. Wheeler with his/her brief, informal recommendation. Recommendations do not guarantee a position; Mrs. Wheeler will contact you if there is an opening, which may or may not be the case.

Training Process

Tutors-in-training undergo 10 paid hours of training with Shanna Wheeler. This process includes group training sessions and take-home reading, writing, and observation assignments. Depending on hiring needs and timing, training may be in-service (as you begin working) or pre-service (before you begin working).

Subject Tutors

Hiring Process

The ARC hires peer subject tutors according to faculty recommendations. If you excel in a given subject area and feel you would make an effective peer tutor, express your interest to Shanna Wheeler AND contact a current or former professor who can attest to your strengths. Ask your professor to contact Mrs. Wheeler with his/her brief, informal e-mail recommendation. Recommendations do not guarantee a position.

Training Process

New tutors undergo a paid training process with Shanna Wheeler, which includes 3 group sessions and 4 online sessions via Moodle. Taking all training activities and assignments into account, the program adds up to approximately 8 hours.

Study Group Facilitators (SGFs)

Hiring Process

The ARC organizes study groups as supplemental instruction for students enrolled in courses that have proven to be particularly challenging. Study group offerings change from semester to semester and year to year, as needs shift. The ARC arranges study groups and hires peer SGFs according to faculty recommendations. SGFs must have excelled in the course for which they serve as SGF, and they must be able to attend the class (once again) during the semester of their service as SGF.

Students may request that a study group be formed (no guarantee) or express an interest in serving as an SGF (again, no guarantee). A faculty recommendation must accompany any requests, and a clear need for a study group must be demonstrated. Contact Shanna Wheeler.

Training Process

New SGFs undergo a paid training process consisting of 4-5 group sessions with Shanna Wheeler during the first month of the semester. They immediately begin attending the class for which they're serving as SGF, and they begin holding study group as soon as scheduling is complete.

ARC Office Assistant

Position is currently filled by Alexandra (Lexie) Miller.

This student supports the ARC staff with data entry, copying, deliveries, promotional efforts, social media updates, etc.

See ARC employment policies.

This page last updated 1/3/2014