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Writing Center Jobs

Collecting applications for Spring 2020! Send yours now or by November 3rd!

Writing Center tutors are  energetic, thoughtful students who work in one-on-one and small-group settings.


Application Instructions

Submit the following a application materails to :

  1.  Your response to our  supplemental questionnaire. 
  2. A sample of your writing, preferably academic writing 6 pages or longer. We do not accept group projects.
  3. A Unit 11 application. If not a digital copy, a gard copy can be submitted to Evan Smith (ELB272) or Amanda Tomanek (ELB270). 


  • Enrollment in at least 1 unit at Cal State San Marcos

  • Completion of GEW101B or an equivalent first-year writing course at another campus with a B or higher

  • Completion of at least two semesters of college-level coursework

  • Good academic standing



The Writing Center is staffed by undergraduate and graduate students from a variety of disciplines.

All consultants complete an intensive 10-hour training program and are eligible for certification through the College Reading and Learning Association (CRLA) tutor certification program.

If you are hired as a consultant, you will be required to complete a two-day training before the Writing Center opens for the semester as well as complete professional development opportunities throughout the semester.  For Spring 2020, the training will occur on January 14 and 16.

Interested in applying? 

Please email expressing your interest or if you have any questions.