Work at the LRC

Work at the LRC

The staff at SJCC's Learning Resource Center (LRC) is looking for students to work as peer tutors; our program provides assistance for students in a variety of subjects, either during scheduled appointments or on a drop-in basis. Sessions take place in the LRC's tutoring areas. (Virtual for Fall 2021.)

LRC Tutors must be excellent students themselves, and are trained in techniques they use to assist students improve their learning and skills. Tutors receive the support of a team of instructors, tutoring center coordinators, and other peer tutors throughout the semester.

If you are interested in working in the Learning Resource Center (LRC), please review the position profile and requirements below.

Peer Tutors

At a minimum, peer tutors must be reliable and responsible individuals, with clear communication skills, and considerable expertise (A or B grades) in at least one of the subjects below. 

Our subjects include but are not limited to: Math 25 or higher, statistics, English 1A or higher, ESL 91, Physics 4A, Chemistry 1A, biology, Accounting 20 or 21, psychology, sociology, foreign languages, computer science, and business.

Peer tutors must:

  • Enroll in a minimum of 6 units during the semester that you are applying to be a peer tutor (at SJCC and/or EVC)
  • Be recommended by at least one instructor
  • Take and pass with a B or above LS 90: Directed Tutoring Experience (A zero-textbook-cost course)
  • Attend mandatory orientation on the first Friday of the semester in addition to staff meetings
  • Demonstrate enthusiasm for learning student-centered tutoring techniques
  • Demonstrate sensitivity to the diverse culture and learning styles of SJCC's student population

Benefits include:

  • Flexible work schedule with a hourly pay rate of $15.45
  • Opportunities to learn and grow within a specific discipline
  • Opportunities to assist fellow students
  • Eligibility for CRLA tutoring certification
  • Development of leadership, and personal skills

If you are interested in becoming a peer tutor, please complete the peer tutor application.

Cesar E. Chavez Library 

Schedule Information

Fall 2021 

August 30 - December 16

LRC, Labs, and Tutoring 

Mondays – Thursdays

8:30am - 7pm


8:30am - 2pm

LRC, Labs, and Tutoring are closed on the weekends and on school holidays.


1st Floor of Library/LRC Building

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