ALC Student Assistant – Supplemental Instruction - Student Hourly - 19041BR

ALC Student Assistant – Supplemental Instruction - Student Hourly

University Academic Support Ct
University of Kansas Lawrence Campus
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Position Overview

The Academic Learning Center (ALC) is a unit in the University Academic Support Centers (UASC) that provides academic support to KU students in the form of Supplemental Instruction (SI), Tutoring Services, Academic Consultations, and Academic Success Workshops. The ALC Student Assistant will provide general office assistance to staff in the Academic Learning Center and provide specific support as a member of the Supplemental Instruction Team.

Job Description

This position serves as the face of the Academic Learning Center, and as such, requires friendly customer service while also paying close attention to detail. The ALC Student Assistant needs to communicate effectively with students, parents, faculty, and staff. The office operates as a team and the Student Assistants are important team members. Daily responsibilities when the Wescoe office is fully staffed will include:
  • Assisting office visitors
  • Answering phone inquiries
  • Assembling print materials
  • Managing calendars and appointments for multiple professional staff
The ALC Student Assistant may also have unique opportunities to help facilitate training for SI Leaders, help plan and prepare for events including the End-of-Year Wrap-Up, and represent the office while tabling at information fairs and at venues across campus.

Specific tasks pertaining to the Supplemental Instruction Program will include:
  • Compiling attendance from SI Sessions and Office
  • Communicating with SI Leaders about attendance
  • Preparing promotional materials
  • Helping prepare materials for the SI Leaders
  • Assisting with the preparation of reports
  • Compiling student and course surveys
  • Scanning of program documents for archival
  • Other duties as assigned
Professional Development:

Candidates considered for this position must be available for the full academic year. As the ALC Student Assistant gains experience, there will be opportunities for professional development.

Work Schedule:

The Academic Learning Center (ALC) is located on the KU Lawrence Campus in Wescoe Hall, Room 4017. As of right now, plans are to be working in the Wescoe Office; if this changes, applicants will be notified.

The Academic Learning Center is open during breaks and Student Assistants may work based on project/programming needs and the budget.

All Student Staff and Full Time Staff attend a weekly meeting each week and the student in this position will also be expected to attend a weekly SI Team meeting.

Required Qualifications

  • Enrolled in at least 6 hours at KU.
  • Strong proven written communication skills and attention to detail as evidenced by application materials.
  • Work independently and as a member of a team as evidenced by work experience and/or coursework.
  • Experience with PCs and Microsoft Office applications such as Word, Excel, and Outlook.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience as an SI Leader and/or a student participant in the SI Program.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office products, especially Excel.
  • A minimum of one-year experience providing academic support and/or tutoring to students.
  • Prior experience in an office/customer service setting.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and be sensitive to the needs of those utilizing services.
  • Prior experience using InDesign and/or Canva.
  • Knowledge of and familiarity with KU facilities, services, and processes.
  • Ability to interact effectively with student employees, students, staff, faculty, and parents.

Additional Candidate Instructions

Complete online application. Please include a resume, cover letter, and contact information for three references. In the cover letter, please relate your academic and experiential qualifications to the listed requirements for this position.

Contact Information to Applicants

Andrea Dreyer-Isaacson

Advertised Salary Range

$11.00 per hour

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University Academic Support Ct
Primary Campus:
University of Kansas Lawrence Campus
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