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Working at the Student Success Center

Most of the services provided by the Student Success Center are made available by students who have participated in training and have met the center’s criteria for employment as an Ambassador, Peer Academic Coach, SI Leader, Tutor, or Writing and Communication Studio Consultant. Working as a student employee allows you to help other students while reinforcing your own knowledge base and building new skill sets.

Accepting applications for:

All positions are for current & anticipated future openings.

SSC Ambassador

SSC Peer Academic Coach

SSC SI Leader

SSC Tutor

SSC Writing and Communication Studio Consultant

 

Find out more information about our positions below:

SSC Ambassador | SSC Peer Academic Coach | SSC SI Leader | SSC Tutor |

SSC Writing and Communication Studio Consultant

SSC Ambassador

The Student Success Ambassador serves as the front-line liaison between students and Student Success Center academic programs. Primary duties include facilitating student access to academic support programs in the center, monitoring Online Chat, coordinating with other staff, and using appointment software. In addition, the Student Success Ambassador works with program directors and coordinators on special projects and events. The Student Success Ambassadors help main an effective learning environment in tutoring zones and supplemental instruction classrooms through replenishment of program supplies and light cleaning (white boards, desktops, glass) as needed.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Current enrollment at the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville
  • Cumulative GPA of 2.0

Preferred Qualifications:

  • One year of work experience

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to work effectively with limited supervision
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office, Google Drive, and Blackboard
  • Skilled in communicating effectively with multiple stakeholders
  • Skilled in adapting to changing situations and problem solving
  • Greeting and directing students and staff
  • Facilitating student access to academic programs
  • Answering phone calls, directing callers, and recording accurate messages
  • Coordinating with Ambassadors at satellite locations to assist students
  • Preparing administrative and instructional materials as needed
  • Assisting with Student Success Center special events
  • Assisting staff as needed
  • Maintaining an effective learning environment

One of the important things to remember about being an ambassador is that you are a student first and an ambassador second. We want you to be a successful student. We will work out a schedule which accommodates both your time and study requirements as well as the needs of those students who come to the Student Success Center for assistance. Weekday, evening, and weekend hours are available. 

SSC Ambassadors are paid on an hourly basis and will receive two checks a month throughout the semester. 

Based on a combination of experience, level(s) of training completed, and qualifications, the hourly pay rate for an SSC Ambassador starts at $11.00/hour.

Applicants should submit a copy of their unofficial transcript(s), a cover letter, a resume, and their class schedule (if available).

Yes, students with and without Federal Work Study are welcome to apply.

SSC Peer Academic Coach

SSC Peer Academic Coaches in the Student Success Center support student learning by working together with the individual student to reflect on current performance and expand, refine, and build new skills during interactive online and/or in-person sessions. This position requires excellent communication skills and the desire to help students succeed. Coaches must work a minimum of ten hours per week on an established schedule.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Currently enrolled student with completion of twenty-four credit hours at the University of Arkansas Fayetteville prior to job start
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.25

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher
  • One semester of experience supporting students (mentor, tutor, coach, SI leader, etc.)

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of basic word processing software, video conferencing, and email systems
  • Skilled in interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills
  • Skilled in conducting online and in-person meetings and sessions
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to work effectively with limited supervision
  • Ability to adapt to changing situations and troubleshoot appointment issues when necessary
  • Ability to demonstrate a positive work ethic
  • Collaborating with students to identify areas of potential growth
  • Conducting student outreach and follow-up
  • Work a minimum of ten hours per week
  • Complete data entry using required database software
  • Document and communicate student progress
  • Participate in required training
  • Attend staff meetings
  • Perform miscellaneous duties as directed

One of the important things to remember about being a coach is that you are a student first and a coach second. We want you as well as the students you coach to be successful. Consequently, we try to combine the needs of students who seek coaching with the amount of time you have to give without endangering your own success. We will work out a coaching schedule which accommodates both your time and study requirements as well as the needs of those students who come to the Student Success Center for assistance.

SSC Peer Academic Coaches are paid on an hourly basis and will receive two checks a month throughout the semester. Coaches are paid for their scheduled hours of work whether or not they have a student appointment. This allows coaches to accept drop-in students needing help and perform other tasks as needed.

Based on a combination of experience, level(s) of training completed, and qualifications, the hourly pay rate for an SSC Peer Academic Coach starts at $11.50/hour.

Applicants should submit a copy of their unofficial or official University of Arkansas transcript, a cover letter, and a resume.

Yes, students with and without Federal Work Study are welcome to apply.

SSC Supplemental Instruction Leader

Leaders needed for:

 

 Accounting

ACCT 2013 - Accounting Principles

ACCT 2023 - Accounting Principles II


 Biology

BIOL 1543 - Principles of Biology


 Chemical Engineering

CHEG 2113 - Introduction to Chemical Engineering I

CHEG 2133 - Fluid Mechanics

 Chemistry

CHEM 1073 - Fundamentals of Chemistry

CHEM 1103 - University Chemistry I

CHEM 1123 - University Chemistry II


 Economics

ECON 2013 - Principles of Macroeconomics

ECON 2023 - Principles of Microeconomics

ECON 2143 - Basic Economics: Theory & Practice


 Nursing

NURS 3314 - Pathophysiology

SSC Supplemental Instruction (SI) Leaders in the Student Success Center support student learning by attending a targeted class, planning and facilitating out-of-class small group sessions covering the course content, and by assisting students in developing transferrable learning and study skills. SI Leaders will build professional relationships with faculty, students and other SI and Student Success Center staff and assist with SI Program implementation.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Currently enrolled student with completion of twelve credit hours at the University of Arkansas Fayetteville prior to job start
  • Demonstrated success with a grade of A for course in which leader is assigned to lead
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.25

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher
  • Demonstrated success with a grade of A in more than one course for which SI is offered and leader may be assigned to lead

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of disciplines as demonstrated by required course grades
  • Knowledge of word processing systems, presentation programs, and email systems
  • Skilled in interpersonal, organizational and critical thinking skills
  • Skilled in conducting online and in-person meetings and sessions
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to work effectively with limited supervision
  • Ability to demonstrate a positive work ethic
  • Participate in all mandatory training events – new hire training, weekly team meetings
  • Attend each class meeting for targeted class
  • Facilitate sessions while integrating content and learning skills
  • Use collaborative learning techniques in sessions
  • Model successful student behavior
  • Collect data (attendance and/or scores) for program evaluation
  • Complete all mandatory SI Program Blackboard Tasks
  • Conduct course review sessions, as requested by faculty or program, paid at an hourly rate

SI Leaders are students first and leaders second. We want both you and your students to be successful. Consequently, we customize your SI work schedule to fit your availability each semester.

SSC SI Leaders are paid on an hourly basis and will receive two checks a month throughout the semester.

Based on a combination of experience, level(s) of training completed, and qualifications, the hourly pay rate for an SSC SI Leader starts at $12.10/hour.

Applicants should submit a copy of their unofficial or official University of Arkansas transcript and a resume.

Yes, students with and without Federal Work Study are welcome to apply.

SSC Tutor

Courses needed:

 

 Biology, Chemistry, & Nursing

BIOL 1543 - Principles of Biology

BIOL 2013 - General Microbiology

BIOL 2213 - Human Physiology

BIOL 2323 - General Genetics

BIOL 2443 - Human Anatomy

CHEM 1073 - Fundamentals of Chemistry

CHEM 1103/1123 - University Chemistry I/II

CHEM 2613 - Organic Physiological Chemistry

CHEM 3603/3703 - Organic Chemistry I/II

CHEM 3813 - Elements of Biochemistry

NURS 3313 - Pharmacology

NURS 3314 - Pathophysiology

Upper Level NURS Courses


 Business

ACCT 3723/3753 - Intermediate Accounting I/II

ACCT 3843/4203 - Fundamentals of Taxation I/II

BLAW 2013 - Legal Environments of Business

FINN 3043 - Principles of Finance

MATH 2053 - Finite Mathematics

WCOB 1033 - Data Analysis & Interpretation

 Humanities & Social Sciences

Italian

PSYC 2003 - General Psychology

Spanish


 Math, Physics, & Engineering

BMEG 2904 - Biomedical Instrumentation

CSCE 2004/2014 - Programming Foundations I/II

CSCE 3193 - Programming Paradigms

MATH 1203 - College Algebra

MATH 1213 - Plane Trigonometry

MATH 1284 - Precalculus

MATH 1313 - Quantitative Reasoning

MATH 2043 - Survey of Calculus

MATH 2183 - Mathematical Reasoning

MATH 2445 - Calculus I with Review

MATH 2554/2564/2574 - Calculus I/II/III

MATH 2584 - Elementary Differential Equations

MATH 2603 - Discrete Math

PHYS 2013/2033 - College Physics I/II

PHYS 2054/2074 - University Physics I/II

STAT 2303 - Principles of Statistics

SSC Tutors in the Student Success Center support student learning by sharing their content knowledge and expertise to help students understand course concepts and apply effective learning strategies in interactive, one-on-one sessions held online and/or in-person. This position requires excellent communication skills and the desire to help students succeed. Tutors must work a minimum of five hours per week on an established schedule.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Currently enrolled student with completion of twelve credit hours at the University of Arkansas Fayetteville
  • Demonstrated success with grade of A in course to be tutored
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.25

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher
  • One semester of experience as a tutor

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Knowledge of disciplines as demonstrated in required course grades
  • Knowledge of video conferencing and email systems
  • Skilled in interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills
  • Skilled in conducting online and in-person meetings and sessions
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to work effectively with limited supervision
  • Ability to adapt to changing situations and troubleshoot appointment issues when necessary
  • Ability to demonstrate a positive work ethic
  • Tutor specific academic subjects to individuals or small groups
  • Complete data entry using required database software
  • Document and communicate student progress/tutorial notes
  • Participate in required tutor training and complete certification process
  • Attend staff meetings and trainings
  • Perform miscellaneous duties as directed

One of the important things to remember about being an SSC Tutor is that you are a student first and a tutor second. We want you as well as the students you tutor to be successful. Consequently, we try to combine the needs of students who seek tutoring with the amount of time you have to give without endangering your own success.

Tutoring is available six days a week in the mornings, afternoons and evenings in multiple locations around campus. If you are interested in tutoring, we will work out a tutoring schedule which accommodates both your time and study requirements as well as the needs of those students who come to the Student Success Center for assistance.

SSC Tutors are paid on an hourly basis and will receive two checks a month throughout the semester. Tutors are paid for their scheduled hours of work whether or not they have a student appointment. This allows tutors to accept drop-in students needing help.

Based on a combination of experience, level(s) of training completed, qualifications and discipline-specific standards, the hourly pay rate for an SSC Tutor starts at $11.50/hour.

Applicants should submit a copy of their unofficial or official University of Arkansas transcript, a cover letter, and a resume.

Yes, students with and without Federal Work Study are welcome to apply.

SSC Writing & Communication Studio Consultant

The Writing & Communication Studio seeks applicants with the following skills:

 

Academic Writing

Communication

Science

Social Sciences

Nursing

Citation Styles

APA

MLA


Composition

Arguments

Synthesis

Summary

Literature Review

Multimodal Knowledge

Websites

Presentations


Personal Statements

Graduate School

Medical School

SSC Writing and Communication Studio Consultants in the Student Success Center support student learning by helping undergraduate and graduate students strengthen their academic writing skills. Conducting interactive, one-on-one sessions, consultants provide feedback to writers on every aspect of the writing process across various academic disciplines. This position requires excellent communication skills and the desire to help students succeed. Consultants must work a minimum of five hours per week.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Completion of twelve credit hours at the University of Arkansas Fayetteville or acceptance into graduate school
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.25

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Cumulative GPA of 3.5
  • One semester of experience working in a writing center or related academic support experience

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Knowledge of academic writing and citation systems
  • Knowledge of basic word processing software and email systems
  • Skilled in interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills
  • Skilled in conducting online meetings or consultations
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to work effectively with limited supervision
  • Ability to adapt to changing situations and troubleshoot appointment issues when necessary
  • Conduct one-on-one consultations focused on student writing in-person and using online software platforms
  • Complete data entry using required database software
  • Document and communicate student progress/consultation notes
  • Participate in required training and complete certification process
  • Attend staff meetings
  • Complete projects and perform miscellaneous duties as directed

One of the important things to remember about being an SSC Writing and Communication Studio Consultant is that you are a student first and a consultant second. We want you as well as the students you work with to be successful. Consequently, we try to combine the needs of students who seek tutoring with the amount of time you have to give without endangering your own success.

Consultants work part-time, 5-14 hours per week. The Writing and Communication Studio is open six days a week in the mornings, afternoons and evenings in multiple locations around campus.

SSC Writing and Communication Studio Consultants are paid on an hourly basis and will receive two checks a month throughout the semester. Consultants are paid for their scheduled hours of work whether or not they have a student appointment. This allows consultants to accept drop-in students needing help.

Based on a combination of experience, level(s) of training completed, and qualifications, the hourly pay rate for an SSC Writing and Communication Studio Consultant starts at $11.50/hour.

Applicants should submit a copy of their unofficial transcript(s), a cover letter, a sample of university-level academic work, and three references that can speak to your writing ability, communication skills, and/or work ethic.

The writing sample should be a two-page sample of your work created for a university-level course. If your sample references other sources of information, you should upload two pages of text and a third page for Works Cited or References. The sample should illustrate your command of the language, structure, and organization. Please remove all instances of your name in the sample to facilitate anonymous review.

Yes, students with and without Federal Work Study are welcome to apply.