Writing Center

Student Employment


The University Writing Center is not currently accepting applications for tutors.


Job Description
Tutors work individually with student writers, providing feedback on such issues as focus, organization, argument, grammar and formatting. Tutors also perform office tasks as needed. New tutors will earn a starting salary of $8.00 per hour with the possibility of a raise after their first semester. Tutors enjoy flexible hours and a fun working environment. We are looking for undergraduate applicants from the humanities, social sciences, sciences and professional fields.

New tutors will enroll in ENG 2990, Writing Center Theory and Practice (Credit, 3 semester hours) in the fall and will begin work at the start of the fall semester. The class involves reading, writing assignments, classroom discussion, observation, and supervised tutoring practice.

Successful completion of English 1050 and 1060 or equivalent.
Current UNCP student status (part-time or full-time)

To apply


  • A completed application form.
  • A cover letter explaining your interest in the Writing Center
  • A writing sample (a paper from one of your classes)

Dr. Michael Berntsen
Director of the University Writing Center

Office: Lowry 313

Email Dr. Michael Berntsen at <michael.berntsen@uncp.edu>.