University of Idaho
Supplemental Instruction Specialist
$15.63 per hour or higher commensurate with experience
The Supplemental Instruction Specialist, within Tutoring and College Success (TCS), assists in the administration of the Supplemental Instruction (SI) academic support program at the University of Idaho. UI follows the SI model created by the University of Missouri-Kansas City International Center for Supplemental Instruction. Supporting the University's mission and goals, the purpose of SI is to improve student grades in targeted historically difficult courses leading to increased overall student retention and graduation rates, in partnership with campus faculty and academic departments. The SI Specialist helps manage the SI program, which utilizes peer-assisted study sessions to facilitate student learning and help students better understand concepts or applications of course content. This position is half-time (20 hours per week), 10-month, benefit eligible, and reports to the SI Coordinator.
- Two years of college.
- One year of experience in academic support services at the secondary or post-secondary level.
- Excellent use of written and verbal communication;
- Effective use of organizational and planning skills with attention to detail and follow through;
- Demonstrated proficiency using Microsoft Office, general computer software and social media.
- Bachelors Degree in education, social sciences, communications, marketing or related field.
- Experience working collaboratively, as well as independently;
- Experience with SI or other college level academic support models;
- Experience with supervisory and personnel management; and
- Experience developing training materials and manuals;
- Experience maintaining confidentiality of work related information and materials;
- Experience promoting programs or services using communication and marketing strategies;
- Experience using social media in a professional setting.
- Academic success strategies (study skills, time management, organization, test taking, note taking, etc.)
- Demonstrated understanding of the SI model.
Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:
Ability to: work evenings and weekends.
Open Until Filled:
Position is posted as open until filled, however, applications received on or before November 2, 2018 will be given first priority.
Position will remain open until a sufficient pool of candidates is identified.
Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.
To apply, please visit: jobs.uidaho.edu
University of Idaho is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.