English, Writing Tutor at Independence University

Remote | Part-time
Independence University

English/Writing Tutor

  • Online – Remote
  • Independence University
  • Part Time
  • 19-1055

Company Overview

The Center for Excellence in Higher Education (CEHE) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah. CEHE operates degree-granting career colleges throughout the western United States and online. The college brands include Stevens-Henager Colleges in Utah and Idaho; CollegeAmerica in Colorado and Arizona; California College San Diego, and Independence University (online platform). All of the colleges are accredited by ACCSC, a national accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. The colleges offer degree programs from the Associate’s level through the Master’s level in a variety of disciplines including Computer Science, Graphic Arts, Business/Accounting, Nursing, and Healthcare. CEHE is an at-will employer.


Essential Functions:

  • Be positive and support students in helping the Instructor/professor in carrying out their lesson plans
  • Familiarize yourself with different teaching techniques and learning styles, so that you may appropriately choose methods right for your student
  • Familiarize yourself with your student’s learning materials, and if necessary, work with the instructor
  • Be prepared. Come with what you need: pens, pencils, paper, dictionary, thesaurus, grammar handbook, etc.
  • Be familiar with the source texts they are reading
  • Update the professors/instructors of assigned students on a regular basis to discuss the progress of these students and to request guidance on how to help them better
  • Keep accurate records of all hours spent tutoring
  • Keep accurate records of the student’s pre and post evaluations
  • Keep accurate records of students tutored and who did not show up for their tutoring sessions
  • Keep accurate records of students called and the discussions held in relation to their class work
  • Maintain all confidentiality and follow all codes and standards of ethics that apply
  • Be respectful of the effort and be trustworthy
  • Be encouraging and generous in praise.
  • Work at the student’s level and with an agenda that serves their needs.
  • Be proactive. Offer help; do not always wait for the student to ask
  • Stay in contact with students and instructor so all are on the same page with regard to assignments, etc.
  • Must themselves maintain academic performance as a student (above a 3.5 GPA).
  • Must be able to lift 15 pounds.


  • Successfully completed the course work for which they will be tutoring.
  • Ability to communicate field-related knowledge to others.
  • Basic proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel and PowerPoint) and email plus the ability to use online student database.

Measures of Merit:

  • TBD by supervisor within 90 days of hire.

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