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Job Summary

The Writing Center has consultant (tutor) openings for qualified undergraduates studying in all disciplines in the College of Arts, Science, & Letters (CASL); the College of Business (COB); the College of Engineering & Computer Science (CECS); and the College of Education, Health & Human Services (CEHHS). The Writing Center is looking for consultants who are interested in tutoring writing and who work well and collaboratively with peers.

Basic duties:

  • Support student writing and communication
  • Attend paid staff meetings or professional development
  • Maintain session records
  • In compliance with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), ensure confidentiality of student work
  • Perform duties and maintain standards according to college policies, procedures, and values
  • Demonstrate a willingness to collaborate and learn!

Starting pay is $8.90/hr. Students who have attained sophomore status, with at least 4 remaining semesters in their studies, are encouraged to apply. Multilingual students with expertise in English are especially encouraged to apply.

Applications must include a resume and cover letter submitted to this job posting.

Additionally, all applicants must submit a writing sample and a letter of recommendation through the Writing Center website . This link will take you to the "Become a Consultant" page, which has further information about the position and instructions to complete your application.

For any further questions, please call 313.583.6408 or e-mail John Taylor, the Writing Center Coordinator, at

Decision Making Process

Interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis. After all documents are submitted, the Writing Center will reach out to schedule an interview. Please feel free to query or for confirmation of receipt of application materials. Contact on the Writing Center's website or using the information above.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.