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Special Program Aid (Supplemental Instruction Leader)

Texas A&M International University
Job Location:
Laredo, Texas
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Special Program Aid (Supplemental Instruction Leader)

Job Title
Special Program Aid (Supplemental Instruction Leader)

Texas A&M International University

Research & Sponsored Projects

Proposed Minimum Salary
$15.00 hourly

Job Location
Laredo, Texas

Job Type
Temporary/Casual Staff (Fixed Term)

Job Description

Provides routine non-classroom, academic supplemental instruction to students.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Meets students and go over their homework assignments in applicable subject area.
  • Ask students about specific topics or subject areas that warrant further exploration.
  • Review assignments and test scores, and work through problems or questions.
  • Provides study aids to assist. May perform as lead for other Tutors.
  • May provide input into program rules and regulations. May recommend suggestions to improve program.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.
Additional Responsibilities
  • Lead SI (Supplemental Instruction) biweekly study sessions and attend assigned classes.
  • Facilitate learning of course material.
  • Model effective learning and study strategies for content mastery.
  • Arrange and keep work hours at CEES.
  • Communicate and meet regularly with SI course faculty and Title V grant administrators
  • Develop and maintain a professional relationship with course instructors.
  • Maintain confidential records.
  • Prepare reports.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.
Minimum Requirements
  • Education - Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution of higher education.
  • Experience - Two years of relevant experience.
  • Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.
  • May not be a currently enrolled undergraduate student at Texas A&M International University.
Preferred Education and Experience
  • Experience working with college/university students in an educational setting.
  • Supplemental Instruction experience in content area.
Knowledge and Abilities
  • Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing.
  • Ability to interact effectively, professionally, and tactfully with students, faculty, and other university personnel.
  • Ability to motivate students.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Ability to arrange and keep a work schedule.
  • Strong academic knowledge in content area.
  • Computer literate in Microsoft Word and PowerPoint.
  • Ability to prepare and facilitate workshops, presentations, and orientations to groups of students.
  • Ability to think critically and problem solve.
Other Requirements:
  • Position requires keeping a work schedule of 15 hours per week.
  • Posting may require working evening and/or weekend hours.
  • Position is contingent upon funding and/or need.
Preferred Licensing / Professional Certification:
  • None
First Review of applications will be January 3, 2022.

INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLICANT: During the application process you have only one opportunity to enter the requested information, upload documents and Submit the application. You will not be able to make changes or add additional documents once you "Submit" the application materials. The software does not allow you to "Save" your application and return to complete the process at a later time. The page "My Experience" has an area provided under Resume/CV to drop or upload files.

Be sure to include:
  • Resume/CV
  • Minimum of 2 Letters of Recommendation
  • 3-5 professional references and their full contact information, and
  • Unofficial Transcript(s)
Applications received by Texas A&M International University must have all job application data entered. Failure to provide all job application data could result in an invalid submission and a rejected application. "See resume" is not an acceptable entry in the job application.

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution's verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution's procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

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