STEPS TO THE HIRING PROCESS
The following is a step-by-step outline of SLAC’s hiring process. (Note that there are two tutoring positions available: SLAC Lab Tutor or Private Tutor. Please read the job description for each position to determine which one best parallels your skills and fits into your daily schedule.)
1. Applicant fills out an employment application located on SLAC’s web site. *We are always looking for good tutors, but we may not have a slot available at the present time. SLAC hires tutors who will fit into the following three categories:
*Verbal (this consists of writing, study skills and strategies, possibly a language, and includes all courses where there is a paper that needs to be written).
Note: You do not have to be an English major to be a verbal tutor!
*Quantitative (which consists of math, science, statistics, and possibly a language).
Note: Possible majors are math, biology, chemistry, engineering, education, etc.
*Business (which consists of accounting, economics, finance, CIS, statistics, and possibly a language).
Note: Possible majors are accounting, finance, economics, business, etc.
Once the Lab Coordinator receives your application, you will receive a notification reply via email letting you know that your application has been received. You can call the SLAC office at (512) 245-2515 to make an appointment to speak with the Lab Coordinator, or you can email her at firstname.lastname@example.org
with specific questions.
3. Applicant has references forwarded to the SLAC office. Please refer to the following section which shows how to submit references.
4. Applicant makes an appointment to take a diagnostic test in his/her content area (Approximately 1-2 hours, depending on the individual—the test is not timed; therefore, the test will not be given after 3 pm during normal work days (8-5 Monday through Friday).
5. Applicant meets with the Lab Coordinator and other staff personal for an interview and to see if a job offer is appropriate.