Supplemental Instruction (SI) Leader for CHE 103

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Posting Details

Job TitleSupplemental Instruction (SI) Leader for CHE 103Requisition NumberDU07158Department Name8Z416: Transformative LearningWork LocationLexington, KYSalary Range$10.00/hourType of PositionStudentPosition Time Status Part-TimeRequired Education

Qualified applicants will have taken CHE 103 at the University of Kentucky and made an “A” or “B” in the course. Qualified applicants will also have and maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.

PLEASE NOTE, only applications including a resume and transcript will be reviewed. A letter of recommendation from a faculty member or advisor is also required but can be submitted at any time before your interview if you are offered one. Letters of recommendation can be submitted by a UK faculty or staff member using this link:

Required Related Experience

Applicants must have taken CHE 103 at the University of Kentucky and made an “A” or “B” in the course.

Required License/Registration/Certification

If accepted for the position, applicants must attend SI Leader training in August 2020, prior to the beginning of the Fall 2020 semester.

Physical Requirements

Sitting and standing for long periods of time.


SI Leaders can expect to work between 8-10 hours per week. A successful applicant will be available to attend lecture for CHE 103 in the fall and spring semesters, hold study sessions and office hours during the week, and attend regularly scheduled SI team meetings. SI Leaders’ schedules are determined at the beginning of each semester though some variation may occur do to extenuating circumstance.

Job Summary

This position is for the 2020-2021 academic year and will begin August 2020.

SI Leaders are trained to plan and facilitate weekly active learning study sessions for students enrolled in CHE 103. SI study sessions integrate the review of course content with effective learning and studying strategies. SI Leaders do not lecture or teach new course material but provide students with the tools they need to understand and process course material themselves.

Leader responsibilities include:
•Attend all class meetings of CHE 103, model good student behavior, and be familiar with assignment content.
•Plan and facilitate three, 50-minute study sessions per week and intermittent exam review sessions throughout the semester.
•Hold weekly office hours.
•Advertise SI sessions in-class and on Canvas.
•Accurately track session attendance data and report problems to the SI Supervisor.
•Attend regularly scheduled SI team meetings and debriefs with the SI Supervisor or Mentor.
•Communicate with the CHE 103 course instructor on a regular basis.
•Submit necessary paperwork in a timely manner.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

Candidates for this position must model good student behaviors and be enthusiastic about working with peers. Individuals should have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, be willing to learn, are able to work autonomously and collaboratively, and be professional.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? NoPreferred Education/ExperienceDeadline to Apply10/31/2020University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Why are you interested in this position?

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. * Please explain what it means to be a successful student and describe how this definition applies to your experience in CHE 103.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. What is your major?

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. What is your class standing (freshman, sophomore, junior, senior)?

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. Have you been awarded Federal Work Study?
    • Yes
    • No
    • Unsure
Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Academic Transcript
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    Posted: 10/15/2020
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