Supplemental Instruction (SI) Leader for MA 109

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Job Title:

Supplemental Instruction (SI) Leader for MA 109

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Department Name:

1B140: Transformative Learning

Work Location:

Lexington, KY

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Type of Position:


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Required Education:

Qualified applicants will have taken MA 109 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 MA 109 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 2021, prior to the beginning of the Fall 2021 semester.

Physical Requirements:

Sitting and standing for long periods of time.
Sit back in the lecture for MA 109. For Fall 2021, you would have the option to attend either 9-9:50am or 10-10:50am on MWF.


SI Leaders can expect to work between 8-10 hours per week. A successful applicant will be available to attend lecture for MA 109 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 Fall 2021 semester and will begin August 2021.

SI Leaders are trained to plan and facilitate weekly active learning study sessions for students enrolled in MA 109. 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 MA 109, 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 MA 109 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.

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University 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.




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Posted: 4/25/2021
Application Due: 7/24/2021
Work Type: Full Time