LSS Employment Opportunities

Be a part of the LSS Team!

Every quarter, LSS hires tutors and Learning Assistants across all disciplines. Students who apply must be in good academic standing as determined by your college, as well as have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.7 or higher. Please review our Student Job information below if you are interested in becoming a part of the LSS team. Also, feel free to contact our office at (831) 459-4333 or at with any questions about our hiring process.


Basic Qualifications for All LSS Tutoring Positions:

  • Must be a current undergraduate UCSC student. Priority is given to students who are at least in their 3rd year and transfer students who are in their 2nd year.
  • Must have taken the course before and done well in it (B or better). If you are applying for a math course, you need to have taken it or tested out of it. 
  • Must be in good academic standing as determined by your college.
  • Must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.7 or higher.
  • Upon hiring, must participate in the LSS Tutor Training Program, which includes:
    • Logistics Meeting at the start of the quarter.
    • Ongoing trainings throughout the quarter.
    • NEW HIRES must enroll in a STEV 96, a 2-unit tutor training course the first quarter they are hired
      • Make sure there is room for this course in your schedule. Students will receive a permission code to enroll after they are hired.
      • Fall 2021: Monday at 5:20pm-6:55pm or Tuesday at 9:50am-11:25am or Thursday at 1:30pm-3:05pm
    • Writing Tutors can take WRIT 169, a 3-unit course
      • Fall 2021: TuTh at 1:30pm-3:05pm
    • Must get a recommendation from a faculty, staff, or other non-undergraduate UCSC community member
      • If you are a transfer student, you can request a recommendation from a faculty or staff member from your community college
      • Please request this only after you are selected for an interview 
  • All Positions are paid at two rates:
    • $17.78 is the individual rate
    • $23.92 is the group rate


How to Apply:

  1. Read the job description for the position(s) you are interested in. Descriptions can be found in the left menu above. 
  2. Go to the UCSC Career Center's Employee Request System and apply to job #0527.

After you apply, you will receive regular emails from LSS with our open positions and further directions on how to apply for a specific opening. MSI and Tutor positions are both work-study and non work-study. The Student Office Assistant position is work-study only.