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Center for World Languages and Cultures

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Tutors
The Center for World Languages and Cultures regularly hires Consultants for the Language Center in the Anderson Academic Commons for the following languages. Check with us every spring to see available position for the following academic year.
  • Arabic
  • Chinese
  • English as a Second Language
  • French
  • German
  • Hebrew
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • Portuguese
  • Russian
  • Spanish
  • Swedish

Language Center Consultants work with undergraduate and graduate language learners to practice conversation, discuss grammar, improve writing skills, etc. The ideal candidate is enthusiastic and knowledgeable about the language(s) being tutored and the culture(s) associated with that language.

Essential Functions

  • Tutoring: Conversation in Target Language, explanation of grammar and culture related to Target Language, assistance in all phases of the writing process
  • Reliable attendance at scheduled drop-in tutoring hours
  • Outreach for the Language Center, including quarterly class visits
  • Facilitation of review sessions, workshops, and conversation groups
  • Proficiency exam proctoring
  • Participation in online tutor training program and other training activities and meetings
  • Customer service to patrons
  • Required Education and Qualifications
  • 2+ years of Target Language study
  • Target Language proficiency: Intermediate High (ACTFL) or B1 (CEFR)

Preferred Education and Qualifications


Time spent studying Target Language in-country
Target Language proficiency: Advanced Mid (ACTFL) or B2 (CEFR)
Hours: Flexible, typically 4-10 hours per week

Hourly Rate: $11.25/hour (undergraduates) and $13.25/hour (graduates)

Timeframe: Beginning each Fall Quarter

To apply: Submit a cover letter, resume, writing sample in the Target Language, and reference list to Adrienne Gonzales at [email protected].

Language Partners
Language Partners meet with DILS students (both one-on-one and in small groups) to practice conversation and pronunciation, discuss culture, and clarify grammar questions. The ideal candidate is enthusiastic and knowledgeable about the target language and culture(s) associated with that language.

Essential Functions

  • Completion of Language Partner training activities
  • Participation in one-on-one sessions focusing on various activities/tasks related to students' personal learning plans
  • Facilitation of small group sessions
  • Reliable attendance at all scheduled sessions
  • •Evaluation and documentation of student effort and performance

Required Education and Qualifications

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills in English
  • Target language proficiency: Superior (ACTFL) or C2 (CEFR)

Preferred Education and Qualifications

  • Native speaker of target language
  • Formal education in target language
  • Experience living in-country

Hours: Variable (2 hours/week per student)

Hourly Rate: $15/hour

Timeframe: Varies depending on demand

To apply: Submit a cover letter, resume, and reference list. Please direct all applications and questions to Adrienne Gonzales at [email protected].