Supplemental Instruction (SI) Peer Facilitator - Institutional Student Worker (Fall 2019)

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Position Title:Supplemental Instruction (SI) Peer Facilitator - Institutional Student Worker (Fall 2019) Campus Location:Dahlonega Job Close Date:08/16/2019 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:

The student will:

  • Be 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
  • Plan for SI sessions including: creating an agenda and preparing worksheets or other resources
  • Attend staff development including: orientation training, bi-weekly meetings, observations of peer sessions, and meetings with supervisor and mentors
  • Gain leadership skills and training on the international SI model
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
  • Possess good interpersonal communication skills
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
  • Undergraduate students must have proven competency in the targeted content area in which they are applying
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or greater
  • Completed targeted courses at UNG with a B or better
  • Applicants who do not meet the minimum qualifications may still be considered
  • Student applicants must have successfully completed one or more of the following courses:
    • BIOL 1107K
    • BIOL 1108K
    • BIOL 2120K
    • BIOL 2130K
    • BIOL 2500
    • CHEM 1211
    • CHEM 1212
    • HIST 2111
    • MATH 1113
    • MATH 1450
    • MATH 2040
    • MATH 2460
    • POLS 1101
    • PHYS 1111
    • PHYS 1112
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. Information:Georgia is an open records state. Also, UNG is a federal contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans. We provide equal employment opportunities to minorities, females, protected veterans, and disabled individuals, as well as other protected groups.




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Posted: 3/20/2019
Application Due: 8/16/2019
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