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SI Leader and M-SIPT Job Descriptions

What is Supplemental Instruction?
Supplemental Instruction (SI) is a peer led academic assistance program meant to improve students’ academic performance and increase retention. SI Leaders to facilitate a peer-to-peer learning environment in weekly study sessions.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Enrolled as an undergraduate student at Texas A&M University
  • Overall GPA of 3.0 or above
  • Good interpersonal communication skills
  • Grade of A or B in the selected courses taken at the University (certain exceptions may be allowed on a person by person basis for transfer credits)
  • Be able to attend all scheduled lectures for the course
  • Be able to work approximately 10-12 hours per week, which will include evenings and may also include Sundays

Responsibilities:

SI Leaders and M-SIPTs are responsible for facilitating peer study sessions for their assigned course. Their primary responsibilities are:
  • Attend all scheduled lectures for the course
    • Take notes
    • Complete all the assigned homework
    • Be a role model for good student behavior
    • Actively advertise SI to the class throughout the semester
  • Prepare for SI sessions
  • Prepare a different worksheet for every session
  • Complete any necessary reading/homework to make yourself knowledgeable about current course material
  • Integrate course content with active learning skills
  • Guide students through course content using related worksheets or activities
  • Schedule review sessions before tests
  • Engage students in active learning strategies such as review games
  • Attend any and all training sessions
  • Meet with the professor at least every other week
  • Meet with supervisor assistants as necessary
  • Complete and submit all required paperwork on time
  • Submit timesheets on time and keep track of hours accurately
  • Maintain a professional attitude at all times
  • Notify supervisor and students in advance if you need to reschedule or cancel an SI session
  • Collect data at the end of the semester for program evaluation
  • Number of sessions per week
    • SI Leaders will faciliate 3 sessions per week (50 minutes each)
    • M-SIPTs:  will facilitate 1-2 sessions per week, and staff Q&A sessions
  • Attend meetings
  • Additional administrative duties
  • In addition, SI leaders and M-SIPTs must consider themselves responsible for the future success of the SI 

Benefits:

  • Assume a paid professional opportunity to help other students succeed
  • Build relationships with students enrolled in the course
  • Build rapport with instructors, tutors, SI Leaders, M-SIPTs, and ASC professional staff
  • Develop and sharpen facilitation skills
  • Add student leadership experience to your resume and as a discussion point in job interviews

Applications:
 

We have two different applications below:

  • M-SIPT application is only for Math 131, 142, 147, 148, and 167.  We do not currently offer SI in any other math courses.
  • SI Leader application for non-math courses
  • If you are interested in both positions, then you will need to complete both applications.    

   
M-SIPT Application (Math ONLY)

M-SIPT SI APPLY HERE 



SI Leader Application (non-math courses) 

NON-MATH SI APPLY HERE


For additional information, contact the Academic Success Center at 979-458-4900.

Upon review of the applications, selected applicants will be contacted via email and asked to respond to additional questions