SI Leader - Student Hourly

Position Overview

KU’s Wingspan: Center for Learning and Writing Support offers a portfolio of collaborative, innovative academic support programs and services to students, faculty, and staff. The Wingspan provides individual and group support through its Peer Academic Coaching program, Supplemental Instruction (SI) program, Learning and Tutoring Services, and Writing Center Services. The Wingspan is a part of the University Academic Support Centers (UASC), a comprehensive student support program consisting of two unique centers designed to strengthen the academic skills and written communication of students at the University of Kansas. UASC supports the University’s commitment to the academic success and holistic development of students. UASC programs encourage student participation both in and out of the classroom, support academic and personal development, and link students to other campus and community resources for academic and personal support and development. University Academic Support Centers is a department within Academic Affairs.

Job Description

The SI Leader, as a representative of Supplemental Instruction (SI), leads engaging and collaborative study sessions for one specific class. Please visit: to see potential SI Leader job openings for Fall 2024. SI Leaders must be available to attend the lectures and then prepare for two unique study sessions that are held twice a week. The study sessions are on a set schedule beginning the second week of classes through the last week of classes. Study sessions occur for an hour and 15 minutes each. To prepare for their roles, SI Leaders are expected to attend: a multi-day training prior to the start of their study sessions as well as SI Leader staff meetings that are held biweekly throughout the semester.

Work Schedule:
The SI Leader is responsible for the following:
  • Working 6-10 hours per week for the full length of the Fall 2024 semester, excluding academic breaks.
  • Attending class lectures (on campus and/or watching pre-recorded lectures if available) every week and being familiar with all homework in the selected class.
  • Preparing and uploading a planning document for each study session.
  • Leading 2 engaging study sessions per week.
  • Completing all required training prior to and during the semester.
  • Attending biweekly SI Leader staff meetings throughout the semester to further SI training and professional development.
  • Working collaboratively with the SI Program staff and the professor to promote SI throughout the semester.

Required Qualifications

  • Current University of Kansas undergraduate student enrolled in six or more credit hours.
  • A minimum of a B letter grade in the selected class.
  • Strong proven written communication skills, as evidenced by application materials.
  • Professor approval for the class in which the applicant is applying.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Strong proven verbal communication skills, as evidenced by the interview.
  • An overall GPA of 3.0 or above.
  • Experience leading small groups.
  • Experience providing academic support and/or tutoring.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office products including Word, Outlook, Excel, Teams, and PowerPoint.
  • Strong proven attention to detail, as demonstrated by the application materials and work experience.

Additional Candidate Instructions

There are two parts to the SI Leader application: The HR online application and supplemental application:
  1. Please complete the HR online Application via
  2. Access the supplemental application at this link:

Both parts of the application must be submitted by Friday, May 17th at 11:59 PM to be considered for an interview. This is a pool position for the Fall 2024 semester, and the review of applications is ongoing, hires will be made throughout the posting period.

Application deadline is Friday, May 17th at 11:59 PM.

Contact Information to Applicants

Andrea Dreyer-Isaacson

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Posting Information

  • Posting ID:  27525BR
  • Department:  University Academic Support Ct
  • Primary Campus:  University of Kansas Lawrence Campus
  • Reg/Temp:  Temporary
  • Employee Class:  S-Student

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