Academic Tutors—Academic Success Program
How to Apply
A copy of your undergraduate transcript (either official or unofficial) is required to apply for
this job. Please fill out our online application here. If you have any questions, please contact
Kevin Lubrano, the Tutorial Program Coordinator in the Academic Success
Academic Tutors report to the Tutorial Program Coordinator and Assistant Tutorial Coordinator. The
Tutorial Program is a program situated within the Academic Success Program in Athletics. Academic
Tutors meet with any student-athlete on a variable basis to assist them in understanding the
content of their course material as well as developing skills necessary for succeeding in college.
The ideal tutor is personable, positive, autonomous, and focused on assisting student-athletes with
achieving their academic objectives while maintaining appropriate boundaries. Academic Tutors are
exposed to sensitive information therefore all work with student-athletes is highly confidential.
Academic Tutors effectively communicate with all Academic Counselors and the Tutorial
The Academic Success Program is looking for tutors who are excited to work with diverse learners as
they pursue their Bachelor’s degrees while balancing education and athletics. Tutors focus on
clarifying and explaining the content of a student’s course material while also helping students
develop study skills to succeed on their own. Teaching/tutoring experience and/or experience
within an educational setting is preferred but not required. It is mandatory that all tutors
function within the rules and regulations defined by the NCAA and Big 10.
• Work one-on-one and in group settings with student-athletes within a structured program for
• Facilitate student understanding of the content of their course material.
• Write daily session reports and student evaluations.
• Communicate with students, the Tutorial Program Staff, Academic Counselors, and
administrators in an appropriate manner.
• Promptly respond to all telephone calls, texts and emails from the Tutorial Program staff,
Academic Counselors, and all other UM Athletic Department personnel.
• Follow professional code of conduct and adhere to all NCAA and Big 10 rules.
• Complete all required online and in-person tutor training prior to working with student-
athletes, and attend tutor training.
• Demonstrate knowledge of and abide by all ASP rules and regulations.
• Demonstrate knowledge of and abide by all applicable NCAA and Big 10 compliance rules
• Keep all information about student-athletes strictly confidential.
• At least one semester of undergraduate coursework receiving at least a B+ in all courses being
• Strong verbal and written communication skills.
• Personable, understanding, and patient.
• Ability to work with diverse populations of learners at various skill levels.
Academic Tutors work on-call and intermittently based on the needs of the
student-athlete. Tutoring appointments are generally scheduled in the time period of Sunday 3pm
to 6pm and Monday through Thursday from 7pm to10pm, however tutoring is offered Monday-Thursday
from 8am-10pm, Friday from 8am to 5pm and Sunday from 3pm to 6pm. Compensation ranges from
$10.00 to $15.00 per hour and is based on experience and education.
The University of Michigan conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a
contingent offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background checks.
Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.
There is no hard deadline, applications are accepted on a rolling basis.
U-M EEO/AA Statement
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.