The Student Success Center is committed to non-discriminatory hiring practices as outlined by UNCG policies:

 

SSS Availabilities

SSS Peer Success Coach

Peer Success Coaches (PSCs) are upper-class undergraduate students who have had considerable success at the University (in their coursework as well as in extracurricular activities) and who are eager to assist SSS freshmen and transfer students by providing information, support, and referral services. Interested students should apply beginning in March or April of each year.

Applicants:

  • must be rising sophomores, juniors, or seniors, with a cum. GPA of 2.50 or better at the time of application
  • must have strong verbal and written communication skills
  • are expected to serve for a full academic year
  • priority consideration is given to current SSS students

The Peer Success Coaches (PSCs):

  • Plan and facilitate group sessions
  • Serve as liaisons between SSS students and the Assistant Director for Counseling Services
  • Serve as role models for SSS students
  • Conduct personal college adjustment sessions with freshmen and transfer students individually and in groups
  • Keep the Assistant Director for Counseling Services informed as to the needs of the students assigned
  • Submit reports and timesheets on student contacts on a weekly or bi-weekly basis
  • Promote Student Support Services' social/cultural activities and monitor students' involvement
  • Participate in weekly in-service training sessions
  • Assist in student orientation and recruitment activities

One reference from University faculty/staff is required. Students hired as PSCs will be required to attend training sessions held at various points throughout the semester. Training sessions are paid.

The starting salary for Peer Success Coaches is $8.50/hr.

How to Apply

Employment Application

If you have any questions about the program, please contact Gavin Mitchell, g.mitchell@uncg.edu

SSS Tutor

We offer tutoring in a broad range of disciplines and are currently accepting tutoring requests for the Fall 2019 semester.  Below are some of our most requested courses.

  • Accounting (ACC)
  • American Sign Language (ASL)
  • Anthropology (ATY)
  • Biology (BIO)
  • Chemistry (CHE)
  • Economics (ECO)
  • Geography (GEO)
  • Math (MAT)
  • Nutrition (NTR)
  • Psychology (PSY)
  • Sociology (SOC)
  • Spanish (SPA)
  • Statistics (STA)

Eligibility

Requirements for consideration include:

  • Minimum overall GPA of 3.0
    • GPA of a 2.75 may be accepted pending supervisor approval. Contact Emily DiRoma - esdiroma@uncg.edu
  • Minimum grade of "B+" in the course(s) tutoring will occur in
  • One Faculty recommendation per discipline. Applicants will NOT be contacted for interviews until at least one recommendation is received.
  • Minimum availability of 5 hours per week
  • Attendance at paid training

Students hired as tutors with SSS are required to attend a minimum of 10 paid training sessions sponsored by the Student Success Center (SSC). Training sessions are offered on either Mondays from 4-5pm or Tuesdays from 5-6pm. Should you accept a position with our program, more information about these sessions will be provided to you. Training requirements are subject to change.

To apply:

To apply you must:

  1. Complete the employment application.
  2. Have your professor fill out a recommendation form.

All applications are screened for eligibility. Students who do not meet the current employment requirements will be notified via e-mail. Students who pass the initial screening process will be placed in our applicant pool for two academic semesters. Because hiring takes place based on need, there may not be an opening at the time of your application. Should a need arise in the field that you have applied for, you may be contacted for an interview.

Starting Salaries for Tutors

Undergraduate Students

$10.00/hr

Graduate Students

$11.50/hr

Tutoring hours are flexible and are arranged by the tutor and the student. Tutors are not guaranteed a certain number of hours.

Questions?

Please do not hesitate to contact our office with any questions or concerns at (336) 334-9764 or by email to esdiroma@uncg.edu . Once again, we appreciate your interest in the Student Support Services Tutoring position.

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AAC Availabilities

AAC Tutor

We are so excited that you are interested in working with the Academic Achievement Center (AAC)! We are looking for motivated employees who have demonstrated academic excellence, a desire to help their peers, attention to detail and excellent interpersonal skills. If you feel you would be a good candidate for this position, please read more information below.

Supported Courses:

Please refer here for courses supported by our tutoring program:  Supported Courses

The AAC is currently recruiting for the following courses for Fall 2019:

  • ACC 201, 202, 218
  • ASL 101-204
  • AST 209, 235
  • ATY 100, 212, 253, 258
  • BIO 111, 112, 271, 277, 280
  • CHE 103, 104, 111, 114, 205, 351, 352
  • CHI 101-204
  • ECO 100, 101, 201, 202, 250
  • FRE 101-204
  • GEO 103, 106
  • GER 101-204
  • GRK 201-204
  • JNS 101-204
  • KIN 291
  • LAT 101-204
  • NTR 103, 203, 213, 282
  • PHY 211, 212, 291, 292
  • PSC 105, 280
  • PSY 260, 265, 275, 280, 310, 311
  • RUS 101-204
  • SPA 101-204

Requirements:

  • Minimum overall GPA of 3.0
  • Minimum grade of "B+" in the course(s) tutoring will occur in
  • One Faculty recommendation per discipline. Applicants will NOT be contacted for interviews until at least one recommendation is received.
  • Minimum availability of 5 hours per week (Preference will be given to candidates who are available 8+ hours per week)
  • Attendance at paid training

Starting salaries:

  • Undergraduate Students : $10.00/hr
  • Graduate or Post-Baccalaureate Students: $11.50/hr
  • Professional Tutors (Non-students): $11.50/hr

How to Apply:

Please complete the employment application.  Have your professor fill out a recommendation. Please note you will have the opportunity to apply to all of our programs for available tutoring and leader positions on this form.

We are always looking for qualified tutors based on student demand. If your desired course is not listed above, you are still welcome to apply and we will review your materials as needed.

Questions?

Please do not hesitate to contact our office with any questions at (336) 334-3878 or by email to aac@uncg.edu. Once again, we appreciate your interest in tutoring for the Academic Achievement Center. Thank you for your time.

SI Leader

Minimum Requirements:

An SI leader candidate should have earned a B+ in the course, have an overall GPA of 3.00, and provide one written reference from a faculty member from the course you are interested in leading.

Leaders must be able to attend all class times of the SI course they are hired for, lead three weekly 50-minute SI sessions, and attend other meetings as specified. Students hired as leaders with SI are required to attend New Leader Training which will take place the weekend before classes start.

Job Description

The responsibilities of a SI Leader are:

 Focus on helping students learn HOW TO LEARN the content of a course. Facilitate study sessions by using group work and avoiding re-teaching.

  1. Help students refine learning skills such as note taking and organizing, test preparation, steps in problem solving, reverse planning, self-testing, active study strategies and test taking.
  2. Participate in efforts to increase attendance at SI sessions, including but not limited to making weekly email/Canvas announcements and making weekly in-class announcements.
  3. Accept and implement suggestions from your supervisor, AAC staff, graduate assistant, and/or Team Leader.
  4. Maintain attendance records; submit attendance record sheet within 24 hours of each session.
  5. Develop and create detailed session plans for each SI session. Session plans may be reviewed by Team Leader, Graduate Assistant, or AAC Supervisor.
  6. Maintain weekly work journal and submit it on time each week.
  7. Be flexible in adjusting schedules for SI classes and times.
  8. Attend all training sessions and weekly staff meetings during the semester. If a weekly meeting is missed, will complete a makeup assignment for the content missed.
  9. Develop and modify leadership & facilitation style to fit the SI requirements.
  10. Meet with cooperating faculty member once a week for content-related questions.
  11. Have all worksheets and handouts for sessions approved by faculty before session.
  12. Attend all class sessions and SI sessions weekly. Model good student behavior in class, except for answering the professor’s questions to the class. Let the students answer those questions. Do not grade any materials or proctor quizzes/exams.
  13. Commit at least 10 hours per week throughout the semester.
  14. Be prompt to all meetings, classes and sessions.
  15. Wear name badge at all times while on duty.
  16. Keep cell phone off during class and sessions. 
  17. Check e-mail at least once a day and respond as necessary.
  18. If you’re hired on as a Student Employee (taking UNCG classes during employment) and you drop all of your classes, you must inform your supervisor immediately and your position will be put on hold or terminated depending on the time of the semester.

 Hiring Needs:

SI is currently accepting applications for the following courses:

  • CHE 103
  • CHE 104.01

  • CHE 351 *only section .03
  • KIN 375
  • MAT 112

Salaries:

Undergraduate and Graduate Students $10.00/hr
Temp SHRA Employees $11.22/hr

How to Apply:

To apply, complete the employment application here.

You will also need a faculty recommendation on your behalf. You can email your faculty member the following link to fill it out online:  https://uncg.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_1BSkrRM9cNP4dbT

Recommendations must be completed by a faculty member in the same discipline as the course you are hoping to support.

You will have the opportunity to apply to all of our programs for available tutoring and leader positions on this form.

Questions?

Questions?

Please do not hesitate to contact our office with any questions or concerns at (336) 334-3878 or by email to aac@uncg.edu. Once again, we appreciate your interest in Supplemental Instruction. Thank you for your time.

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