Skip to main content

Wintrode Tutor Job Description

The Wintrode Tutoring Program welcomes applications for tutoring positions in a variety of subjects.


  • Provide tutoring to SDSU students
  • Offer assistance with developing study strategies
  • Prepare tutoring sessions to ensure students’ academic development
  • Assess the tutee’s progress throughout tutoring sessions
  • Participate in tutor training and development sessions.


  • Have successfully completed the course for which tutoring services are being provided or a higher-level course in that subject area with a grade of A or B
  • Demonstrate knowledge and competence in the subject matter
  • Enjoy tutoring the subject for which services are being provided
  • Be able to explain concepts to others effectively
  • Effectively communicate study strategies to ensure academic success
  • Work comfortably with people from diverse backgrounds
  • Possess good organizational skills and complete paperwork in a timely manner
  • Exhibit patience and positive attitudes in establishing an encouraging learning environment


Ongoing training will be provided; tutors who meet training criteria and uphold tutoring program policies are eligible for certification


Flexible schedule; hours may vary


$13.00 per hour (effective August 2022) with a raise for each level of certification earned


Applications are available at the front desk of the Wintrode Student Success and Opportunity Center or online at:

Become A Tutor

Return applications and refer questions to:

Linde Murray, Director Tutoring & TRIO Programs
Wintrode Student Success and Opportunity Center
SWSC 110, Box 2214
Brookings, SD 57007
Email: Linde Murray
Phone: 605-688-4155