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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 SI Leader, UA Tutor, or Writing Studio Consultant. Working as a student employee allows you to help other students while reinforcing your own knowledge base and building new skill sets.

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Supplemental Instruction Leader

SI leaders are students who have excelled in the targeted course and are prepared to share what they have learned. They attend all class lectures each semester and help students think critically about lectures and practice course concepts during weekly small group meetings with students.

In order to be an SI leader you must meet the following:

  • Grade of A in the targeted or equivalent course
  • Preferred cumulative GPA of 3.5 or greater, minimum required cumulative GPA of 3.3 for consideration
  • Recommendation from a faculty member for targeted course

A successful SI leader is responsible for the following tasks:

  • Complete SI Leader Training as scheduled
  • Attend targeted course
  • Conduct four weekly sessions
  • Accurately record participation data
  • Attend weekly team meetings
  • Prepare for sessions
  • Communicate regularly with faculty member

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.

SI leaders receive a stipend for the semester and are paid twice per month. The base stipend is $1,500.00 per semester.

When enrollment allows, leaders may opt to lead additional sessions. Pay for each additional session increases base stipend by $167.

  • 4 sessions (60 students) $1500 per semester
  • 5 sessions (75 students) $1667 per semester
  • 6 sessions (90 students) $1884 per semester

UA Tutor

UA 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. This position requires excellent communication skills and the desire to help students succeed.

In order to be a tutor you must meet the following:

  • 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 
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality 
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills 
  • Ability to work effectively with limited supervision 
  • Positive work ethic 

A successful tutor is responsible for the following:

  • Tutor specific academic subjects to individuals or small groups 
  • Work a minimum of five hours per week  
  • 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 a UA 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.

UA 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 a UA Tutor starts at $11.50/hour.

Applicants should submit a copy of their unofficial transcript(s) and a cover letter.

Writing Studio Consultant

Writing 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.    

We recruit consultants who demonstrate a sincere interest in helping their fellow students develop as writers. In order to be a consultant you must meet the following:

  • Completion of twelve credit hours at the University of Arkansas Fayetteville or acceptance into graduate school 
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.25 
  • Writing sample demonstrating clear command of language and academic writing  
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality 
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills 
  • Ability to work effectively with limited supervision 
  • Positive work ethic 

A successful consultant is responsible for the following:

  • Conduct one-on-one consultations focused on student writing 
  • Work a minimum of five hours per week  
  • 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  
  • Perform miscellaneous duties as directed 

One of the important things to remember about being a Writing 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. Writing Studio is open six days a week in the mornings, afternoons and evenings in multiple locations around campus.

Writing 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 a Writing Support Consultant starts at $11.50/hour.

Applicants should submit unofficial copy of transcript(s), a cover letter, and an academic writing sample no longer than three pages (two pages of text and one page for references). An excerpt from a longer academic paper is fine.