Student Employment in the Academic Success Center

The Academic Success Center hires for multiple student positions each year. Below you will find job descriptions, minimum qualifications, application instructions, and more. If you have specific questions about current opportunities, please email Amanda Methot at .

Job Descriptions and Minimum Qualifications

Please note openings in the ASC mid-year are rare. Due to the number of applications we receive, you may not receive a response.

Peer Tutor

Peer Tutors work directly with students to provide course specific academic support outside the classroom. Tutoring sessions may have up to three students at one time. Peer Tutors should know their subject matter well and be able to effectively communicate that material to others.

A small number of tutors will be assigned to work in either the Math or Writing Center. These tutors will work in shifts to accept walk-in appointments for MATH 087-151, 207 or writing assignments. Preference is given to tutors from the 2019-2020 year and openings are limited. Math tutors must be able to support content up to MATH 151. Writing tutors must have strong writing and review skills.

Minimum Qualifications:
Minimum 3.0 GPA (overall)
Must have a B+ or better to be eligible to tutor for a class (grades from another institution may be eligible)
Full time LSSU student
Two LSSU staff or faculty recommendations required
Available to attend mandatory staff training (August 23rd, 2020)

Supplemental Instruction Leader

Supplemental Instruction Leaders are responsible for leading small support courses for some of LSSU’s most historically challenging classes. SI Leaders are expected to attend either class or a weekly meeting with the professor, develop a plan for weekly sessions, and host two sessions per week. SI Leaders should be good communicators, willing to adapt to the needs of the students, and able to work independently.

Minimum Qualifications:
Minimum 3.0 GPA (overall)
Must have an A in the class they are supporting (in some circumstances the grade may be a transfer credit)
Full time LSSU student
Two LSSU staff or faculty recommendations (prefer if one is from the faculty member of the class being supported)
Available to attend the class they are supporting at least once per week (full time attendance preferred)
Available to attend mandatory staff training (August 23rd, 2020)

*Most SI Leaders are recruited after being recommended by a faculty member. All are welcome to apply but openings for this position are limited.

Front Desk Support Staff

Front Desk Support workers are responsible for assisting students at the ASC Front Desk. Exceptional customer service skills and a desire to help people are a must. Front Desk workers will answer questions, book and cancel tutoring appointments, make referrals to other areas on campus, keep the ASC tidy, monitor to the ASC, model positive student behavior, and complete other duties as assigned during a set number of hours each week.

Minimum Qualifications:
Minimum 2.5 GPA (overall)
Excellent customer service skills and a desire to help others
Full time LSSU student
Two LSSU staff or faculty recommendations (prefer if one is from the faculty member of the class being supported)
Available to attend mandatory staff training (August 23rd, 2020)

Preferred Qualifications:
Direct experience in a customer service position outside of campus (retail, hospitality, etc)

Please note that all 2020-2021 asc staff members are required to attend all staff training on august 23rd, 2020.

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