Student Assistant - Supplemental Instruction Leader

Job description

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Department Name Library

Campus or Location Metropolitan Campus

Vacancy Number PT014-16

Reports To Asst. Dean, Learning Commons

Recruitment Type External/Internal

Job Category Student Assistant

Position Type Student Employment

Union Position Non-Union

Number of Openings 2

Job Description Summary

Students will develop and refine facilitation and communication skills for the purpose of increasing student motivation and success.

Job Responsibilities

Primary Activities
Attend all class meetings of the selected course, take notes, do homework and read all assigned materials including text(s) and supplemental readings.
Model good student behavior while in class.
Conduct at least two to three 50-minute study sessions per week throughout the term using strategies learned through the SI leader training workshop.
Regularly meet with course professor and/or Instructional Specialist to:
a. Discuss the creation and use of SI session handouts.
b. Discuss observations of the SI sessions
c. Discuss the planning of SI sessions and use of a wide variety of learning strategies.
d. Notify supervisor about problems or potential problems.
Assist SI supervisor in training other SI leaders.
Attend SI leader training workshop prior to the beginning of each term.
Secondary Activities
Provide extra SI sessions and/or marathon sessions as necessary (e.g., prior to examinations).
Create/provide handouts for use during SI sessions.
Meet with other campus SI leaders and supervisory staff at scheduled meetings.
Other duties as assigned by the Director.
Maintenance Activities
Complete necessary personnel paperwork.
Work to select appropriate times and scheduling of SI sessions.
Make periodic announcements about the availability of the SI sessions to the students.
Ensure that initial SI survey, midterm SI Feedback Survey and End-of-Course surveys are distributed and assist with data analysis.
Collect attendance data for every SI session, including student names, course title, date and time of session.
Assist in the preparation of end-of-term reports and other reports as requested.
Maintain a professional attitude about matters such as class standards, grades, and student complaints.
Model appropriate professional attitudes and behaviors to staff, students and others.
Provide an up-to-date schedule of your SI sessions.
Notify in advance if you cannot conduct an SI session as scheduled.
Maintain regular working hours.
Learning Objectives: Students will develop and refine facilitation and communication skills for the purpose of increasing student motivation and success.

Required Qualifications

For selected student employee assigned to ENG 0990, completion of English 0990 with a B or better is required; completion of English 1010 with a B or better is preferred.
For selected student employee assigned to MATH 0950,
completion of MATH 0950 with a B or better is required; completion of MATH 0960 with B or better is preferred.
Completion of one semester as a student in good standing.
Content-competency (to be determined by the selected course professor).
Good interpersonal & communication skills.
Must be able to attend two day SI leader training workshop

Preferred Qualifications


Prior enrollment with the professor who is teaching the selected course.

Work Schedule

To be determined.

Posting Open Date 06/01/2015

Open Until Filled Yes

Special Instructions to Applicants

During the application process, you may be required to attach a cover letter and/or resume. It is recommended that you have these documents ready to be attached electronically to the online application. This system accepts only MS Word or PDF attachments. Any employment with the College is contingent upon satisfactory completion of a background check and drug screen.

Affirmative Action Statement

Cuyahoga Community College is committed to attaining excellence through the recruitment and retention of a qualified and diverse workforce. Cuyahoga Community College is an equal employment/educational opportunity institution

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you learn of this position?
    • The Cleveland Plain Dealer
    • Tri-C web site
    • Tri-C employee referral
    • City News
    • LinkedIn
    • Search Firm/Agency: specify name below
    • Other publication: specify name below
    • Other web site: specify name below
    • Career Fair: specify name below
    • Conference: specify name below
    • Other: specify below
  2. * Have you taken and passed English 0990 and/or English 1010 with a grade of B or higher?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Have you taken and passed Math 0950 and/or Math 0960 with a grade of B or higher?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you have completion of one semester as a student in good standing?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Are you able to attend a two day SI leader training workshop?
    • Yes
    • No

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents





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