Student Assistant -Supplemental Instruction Leader (SI Leader)

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Security Sensitive Statement:

This position is security sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code 51.215, which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information.

Position Title:

Student Assistant -Supplemental Instruction Leader (SI Leader)

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Special Instructions To Applicants:

Student status is required to be eligible for student positions. Must be enrolled in a minimum of six hours during a long semester. Maintain a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Limited to working no more than 19.5 hours per week.

The following documents are requested: unofficial copies of official transcripts and licenses (if applicable), and name, phone number, and e-mail addresses of at least one (1) professional references.

In compliance with House Bill 558 passed during the 76th Legislative session, Lamar State College – Port Arthur requires that all male U.S. citizens from 18 to 26 years of age provide proof of registration with the Selective System or exemption from such registration, prior to employment.
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Job Summary:

Supplemental Instruction (SI), is a nonremedial approach to learning that supports students toward academic success by integrating “what to learn” with “how to learn.” SI consists of regularly scheduled, out-of-class group study sessions driven by student needs. Sessions are facilitated by trained peer leaders who utilize collaborative activities to ensure peer-to-peer interaction in small groups.
The SI Leader will…
1.Attend all class meetings of the selected courses, take notes, and read all assigned materials including text(s) and supplemental readings
2.Conduct at least three to five 50-minute study sessions per week throughout the term using strategies learned through the SI Leader training workshop
3.Regularly meet with the SI Supervisor for debrief sessions
4.Ascertain course requirements and maintain contact throughout the term with course faculty member or designated representative
5.Complete necessary personnel paperwork
6.Attend SI Leader training workshop prior to the beginning of each term
7.Work with the SI Supervisor to select appropriate times and scheduling of SI sessions
8.Make periodic announcements about the availability of the SI sessions to the students
9.Ensure that the initial SI Survey, Midterm SI Feedback Survey and End-of-Course Survey are distributed and assist with data analysis
10.Collect attendance data for every SI session, including student names, course title, date and time of session
11.Assist SI Supervisor in the preparation of end-of-term reports as requested
12.Maintain a professional attitude about matter such as class standards, grades, and student complaints
13.Model appropriate professional attitudes and behaviors to staff, students and others
14.Provide your SI Supervisor with an up-to-date schedule of your SI sessions
15.Notify your SI Supervisor in advance if you cannot conduct an SI session as schedules
16.Maintain regular working hours
17.Other duties as assigned by the Director

Minimum Qualifications:

1.Student must have a minimum of 12 college credits or 4 courses on their academic transcript
2.An overall GPA of 3.0 or above (on a 4.0 scale) is required
3.A grade of 3.0 or above (on a 4.0 scale) in the selected course is preferred; prior enrollment with the faculty member who is to teach the selected course is preferred
4.Content-competency (to be determined by the selected course faculty member) is required
5.Good interpersonal and communication skills (to be determined by the SI Supervisor) are required

Preferred Qualifications:

Familiar with Microsoft Word and Excel.
Excellent customer service skills a plus.


$11.00 per hour

Work Hours:

Up to 15 hours per week




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Posted: 10/9/2020
Application Due: 4/8/2021
Work Type: Full Time