The Writing Center accepts applications on a rolling basis. 


Applicants should hold a masters or terminal degree in a field related to writing, teaching, languages, or communication. Lecturers consult with writers between 10 and 20 hours per week in the Writing Center, helping writers to clarify thoughts and to convey them more effectively to readers. Applicants should also have experience in assisting writers to  develop awareness of their processes, decision making, and opportunities to sharpen their judgment and improve their confidence when planning, drafting, revising, and self-editing.

Fall and Spring: The pay rate is $4,635 per semester for every 10 hours per week, or one course equivalent.
Summer: The pay rate is $13,081 for 16 hours per week during Summer Session D.

For more information, email with the subject title “Lecturer Application”.

Graduate Students

We accept applications from masters and PhD graduate students with tutoring or teaching experience and a strong interest in written communication. 

The pay rate is $5,866.22 for Fall 2022 and will be updated for Spring 2023 and onwards.

Undergraduate Students

Peer tutor: Undergraduates who are interested in tutoring in the Writing Center need to complete a prerequisite course, WRTG 2090, “Writing Center Theory and Pedagogy,” offered each spring, or attend an alternative training seminar before being eligible for hire. The course and alternative training seminar both include an unpaid six-week internship in the Writing Center. Pay begins at $15/hour.

Front desk assistant: The Writing Center is hiring a Student Assistant I who can provide support and problem solve within a remote office environment. This position will be in-person. The ideal candidate must be proficient in Zoom and MS Office, have great customer service skills, be reliable and detail oriented, and most importantly, able to work independently. Responsibilities include assisting students and faculty visitors to the Writing Center, explaining our services, scheduling appointments, answering phone, email, and Zoom inquiries, assisting with clerical tasks, and contributing to Writing Center projects as assigned. Please provide your resume and a cover letter describing relevant experience and qualifications. Previous Writing Center experience is desired but not necessary. Pay begins at $15/hour during the academic year. For more information, please email with subject title "Student Assistant Application". Student assistants are eligible for sick leave. See details at Leave | Human Resources | University of Colorado Boulder.