The Academic Success and Achievement Program (ASAP) is looking for tutor mentors to join our team! ASAP provides free small group tutoring and one-on-one tutoring to first-year students and any student living on campus, including Commuting Buffs, new transfer students and Bear Creek residents. 

Do you think you would like to be a Tutor Mentor? We are looking for students who:

  • Are enthusiastic about their course content and want to share their love of the subject matter with other students
  • Are excited about making a difference in a group of students’ lives
  • Are interested in being a mentor, especially to first-year students
  • Enjoy teaching and watching “light bulbs” go off when teaching others
  • Want to teach freshmen the study skills to succeed in college

ASAP Tutor Mentor Benefits

  • Starting pay for Tutor Mentors is $16.00/hr
  • Hours that fit your schedule
  • Earn a training certificate from the College Reading and Learning Association (CRLA) Level 1
  • A great experience to put on your resume and to support you in the future
  • Helping you learn the subject matter more deeply—teaching is one of the best ways to learn
  • Providing you with a way to make a difference in someone’s life

Tutoring Responsibilities:

  • Provide in-person and virtual tutoring for small group and one-on-one sessions
  • Help students improve their knowledge of course material
  • Help students develop more effective study skills
  • Provide a comfortable and supportive learning environment
  • Maintain consistent communication with ASAP staff
  • Maintain consistent communication with students through the scheduling platform, Penji
  • Notify ASAP staff if any questions or issues arise with tutoring groups

Training and Support:

  • Attend all ASAP trainings on a bi-weekly basis
  • Complete online trainings as time allows
  • Occasionally provide support to ASAP for promotional events
  • Take part in opportunities to give / receive feedback via evaluations, assessments, etc.

Minimum Qualifications

  • A minimum cumulative 3.0+ GPA, and 3.2+ GPA in tutoring courses
  • Full-time CU Boulder student, who is at least a sophomore (6 credits for graduate students and 12 credits for undergraduate students)
  • Express excitement about course content with a desire to share with other students
  • Express excitement about making a difference in students’ lives
  • Interested in being a mentor, especially to first-year students
  • Desire to teach/share study skills for students’ own success
  • Work with limited supervision
  • University student conduct record will be reviewed, and background checks are required

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Willing and able to tutor for at least two semesters
  • Prior experience leading or mentoring peers
  • Strong customer service skills and the ability to work with people from diverse backgrounds


  • Work hours scheduled between 9 a.m. and 10 p.m. Sunday through Saturday (availability set by Tutor-Mentor)
  • Required to have a minimum of five hours/week of availability
  • Attend bi-weekly tutor mentor training on Mondays from 5:15-6:15 p.m.
  • Not required to work during university holidays or finals week

*If you do NOT meet the GPA requirements or have other questions, feel free to contact us at