Become a SI Leader

Now Hiring for Fall 2021

To be considered for hire, you must submit both the online application and the faculty recommendation forum. Both are required materials to be considered for the position. 

Application

Faculty Recommendation

Position Description

  • Provide academic assistance in the form of Supplemental Instruction in one of the following courses: (BIO 1010, BIO 1050, 3310 ZOOL 2250, PSCI 1201, HIST 2600, CHEM 1100, 1110, 2100, 3010, 3020, or other identified courses)
  • Participate in professional development activities to improve skills, to continue to grow cultural competence, and reflections skills (including the Pre-training, training, All ISA, and other SI meetings)  
  • Create a professional and welcoming environment by modeling respect for students’ diverse cultures, languages skills, and experiences
  • Utilize active listening and questioning strategies as the primary tutoring method to diagnose student needs, prior knowledge, skills, and monitor progress
  • Work in a collaborative and interactive learning process with the students: using facilitating techniques and collaborative learning techniques
  • Guide student participation, evaluate student performance and provide appropriate feedback and encouragement
  • Provide strategies on how to learn through study strategies (i.e. time management, note-taking, textbook reading, test-taking)
  • Maintain neat, up to date, accurate and complete records, and help to maintain an orderly work environment
  • Utilize feedback and reflection to improve practice
  • Recognize the primary role to help students learn and become more confident, more successful, self-directed learners.  Be direct and kind with students at the same time
  • Make appropriate referrals to other campus and community resources
  • Attend all class meetings of the selected course, take notes, do homework, and read all assigned material including texts and supplemental readings
  • Plan and facilitate two to three (2-3) study sessions per week throughout the semester using strategies learned through the SIL training workshop
  • Take student attendance records during SI session
  • Regularly meet with SI Supervisor and SI Mentor for debriefing sessions
  • Provide extra SI sessions as necessary before exams
  • Maintain contact throughout the semester with the professor teaching the course

Requirements 

  • Undergraduate student at CSU Stanislaus
  • An overall GPA of 3.0 or more on a 4-point scale
  • Content-competency in the course to be taught generally determined by the professor and generally determined by a grade of B or better in the course
  • Strong organization, interpersonal, and communication skills
  • Work under pressure and appropriately handle difficult situations
  • Committed to helping others and working with a team
  • Open-minded, flexible, and adaptable to change
  • Possess self-motivation, willingness to accept supervision, and constructive feedback
  • Ability to implement recommendations for improvement
  • Ability to work in a diverse environment with a variety of students
  • Demonstrated above-average creative problem-solving, critical thinking, patience, and decision-making skills
  • Must be available to attend a training day before the semester starts and attend weekly training meetings throughout the semester

Preferred Qualifications

  • Junior or Senior Classification
  • Prior enrollment with the professor teaching the course

Send all required materials to Thomas Berry at si@csustan.edu