SSS Peer-Tutor

Start Date

Rolling Basis. Student Success Services (SSS) hires tutors throughout the year and hires tutors for all courses offered at Peru State College. Your application will be reviewed immediately after submission.



$13.00 per hour.



  • Possess a positive attitude, be self-motivated, and desire to help others become successful
  • Must be currently enrolled at Peru State College
  • Must be at least a sophomore at the time you begin tutoring (freshman can apply in the spring to become a tutor for the following fall semester)
  • Have sufficient time to tutor at least three hours each week
  • Must attend 10 hours of paid tutor training—independent of any actual tutoring
  • Must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
  • Must have received at least a B in the courses for which you intend to tutor
  • Obtain a recommendation from a faculty member in the subject area you will be tutoring
  • Be willing to commit to the entire semester



  • Must complete all state employment forms with Peru State’s Human Resources department.
  • Must complete CRLA Level 1 training. This is paid training provided by SSS.
  • Attend all required training sessions and apply training to tutoring.
  • Be engaged in all trainings and meetings through active listening, contribution to discussion, positive communication, taking notes, and looking for new ideas that may be different from your own.
  • Set up tutoring schedules with tutees.
  • Assess academic needs of the tutee and focus tutoring efforts on helping the tutee address those needs.
  • Provide academic assistance in the subject matter, study skills, organization, and time management.
  • Maintain excellent communication with the Tutoring Coordinator.
  • Communicate frequently with the professor of the course which is being tutored, if applicable.
  • Maintain proper paperwork and records of tutoring times.
  • Submit required paperwork and timecards to the Tutoring Coordinator by weekly deadline.


Application Procedure

If you have any questions contact Angela Mandl.

Peru State College is an equal opportunity institution. Peru State College does not discriminate against any student, employee or applicant on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, religion, or age in employment and education opportunities, including but not limited to admission decisions. The College has designated an individual to coordinate the College’s non-discrimination efforts to comply with regulations implementing Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act, Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act, Title IX, of the Education Amendments of 1972, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act. Reports regarding discrimination or harassment may be directed to the following Compliance Coordinator. In addition, inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies and practices may be directed to the Compliance Coordinator: Ms. Eulanda Cade, Peru State College, Administration Building, Room 312, PO Box 10, 600 Hoyt Street, Peru, NE 68421-0010, (402) 872-2230