Becoming an SI Leader
Supplemental Instruction (SI) Leader
|Title||Supplemental Instruction (SI) Leader|
|Reports to||Director of Academic Support Programs|
|Department||Academic Support Programs|
|Hours||10-15 per week (mornings, afternoons, and/or evenings)|
Attend class lectures, take notes, and read all assigned material for selected courses. Conduct three to five out-of-class sessions per week and/or provide office hours. Develop session handouts, practice quizzes, and practice exams as deemed necessary. Collect student data as required.
Duties & Responsibilities
- Attend all required training sessions/workshops prior to beginning semester assignment.
- Inform the students in the course of the purpose and benefits of Supplemental Instruction (SI) assistance; administer an interest survey.
- Using student surveys, determine out-of-class time sessions. Distribute schedules to all students in the course and invite students to attend sessions.
- Attend all class lectures for the designated course, take notes during the lectures, and read all assigned material.
- Prepare a lesson plan for each Supplemental Instruction (SI) session.
- Prepare session handouts, practice quizzes, and practice exams as deemed necessary.
- Conduct three to five study sessions per week and/or provide office hours as scheduled. Provide extended sessions and/or additional sessions prior to scheduled exams.
- Collect attendance data for every session, including names, course title, date, and time.
- Meet weekly with course instructor to discuss student/faculty concerns, course objectives, and effectiveness of the student-to-student assistance program.
- Participate in periodic meetings and training sessions with supervisors, other undergraduate assistants, and faculty mentors during the semester; participate in debriefing sessions after observations by supervisors.
- Administer end-of-semester evaluations to all students in course.
- Assist supervisors in preparing end-of-semester reports and other reports as requested.
- Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.
High school diploma required; currently enrolled at IU East; college GPA of 3.0 or above; recommendation by college professor; excellent oral and written communication skills and leadership skills.