Peer Educator Employment

TRIO Student Support Services is a federally-funded program that offers tutoring and group-study services for program participants.

Interested applicants for the TRIO SSS Peer Educator Tutor position will need to complete the 1) Handshake Job application and 2) TRIO Student Support Services Supplemental Application.  You will also need to have a UTA faculty member complete the TRIO Student Support Services Peer Educator Reference Form (note: you will need a separate Reference Form for each subject you intend to tutor).  Both the Supplemental Applications and the Reference Form must be completed through this website.  No paper resumes or applications will be accepted in the office.

Due to the large volume of applications we receive, incomplete applications will not be reviewed.  We will screen all completed application packets and contact qualified individuals for interviews.

Please read all of the qualifications and application instructions carefully before submitting your applications.

Tutor Position

  • Must be able to work a minimum of 8 hours per week. Tutoring sessions are held in the SSS office in Ransom Hall, Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 am and 5:00 pm.
  • Must be willing to tutor one-on-one, as well as group sessions (no more than 3 students per group).
  • Must be able to work a consistent weekly schedule.
  • Must possess sensitivity to the varying needs of SSS eligible students, tutors/mentors need to be flexible to case-by-case accommodations.
  • Preference will be given to candidates who can tutor multiple courses within a subject (i.e. several levels of Math), and to candidates who can tutor several different subjects.
  • Compensation begins at $10.00/hour with potential to earn increases with experience and additional training.


  • Completed at least one semester at UT Arlington.
  • An overall GPA of 3.0 or above (3.5 preferred) and an A or B in each course you would like to tutor.
  • Fluent in English with demonstrated exceptional communication skills.
  • Available to attend mandatory training and new employee orientation.
Application Materials

  • Division of Student Success

    TRIO-Student Support Services

  • Contact Us

    Location: Ransom Hall 206


    Phone: 817-272-3684

    Fax: 817-272-3770

  • General Office Hours:











  • Mailing Address:

    The University of Texas at Arlington

    Division of Student Success

    TRiO-Student Support Services

    Box #19505

    Arlington, TX 76019


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