Supplemental Instruction (SI) Peer Facilitator - Institutional Student Worker (Spring 2018)

Dahlonega, GA
Oct 13, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Supplemental Instruction (SI) Peer Facilitator - Institutional Student Worker (Spring 2018)

Campus Location: Dahlonega

Job Close Date: 12/10/2017

General Summary: The University of North Georgia is currently accepting applications for a Supplemental Instruction (SI) Peer Facilitator.

Supplemental Instruction (SI) aims to serve the UNG community by going beyond learning to studying intelligently and succeeding academically. We believe in offering an equal opportunity for students to learn, grow, and define academic success. We accomplish this by providing a fun, inclusive, and collaborative environment through peer-assisted study sessions for all students in the course. Students who attend SI sessions are guided by the SI facilitator to think critically, while on average earning half a letter grade higher than non-participants.

Job Duties & Responsibilities: SI Facilitators are students responsible for:
  • Leading SI sessions two times per week for the assigned course using collaborative activities and active learning strategies
  • Holding office hours
  • Attending lectures with students to relearn course content, take notes, promote SI, and role model good student behavior
  • Planning for SI sessions, including: creating an agenda and preparing worksheets or other resources; and staff development, including: orientation training, bi-weekly meetings, observations of peer sessions, and meetings with supervisor and mentors.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
  • Undergraduate students must have proven competency in the targeted content area in which they are applying

Certifications/Licenses & Minimum Requirements:
  • Must be enrolled at the University of North Georgia in a minimum of six (6) credit hours to qualify as a student worker
  • Minimum Qualifications:
    • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or greater
    • Completed targeted courses at UNG with a B or better
    • Possess good interpersonal communication skills
  • Student applicants must have successfully completed one or more of the following courses:
    • BIOL 1107K
    • BIOL 1108K
    • BIOL 2120K
    • BIOL 2500
    • CHEM 1211
    • CHEM 1212
    • MATH 1450

Required Documents: Cover Letter, Resume/Curriculum Vitae

Special Instructions to Applicants: Please submit contact information for three professional references.

Employer Information: All employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation, as determined by the University of North Georgia in its sole discretion.

The University of North Georgia, a unit of the University System of Georgia, is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, national origin, age, disability, religion, sexual orientation, genetics or veteran status. Georgia is an open records state. Also, UNG is a federal contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans.

The University of North Georgia is committed to providing equal opportunity to all qualified applicants without discrimination at the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, age, disability or handicap as a matter of college policy and as required by applicable state and federal laws.


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