NOTE: This position is a part-time temporary position, working 15-20 hours per week on Tuesdays/Thursdays from July 8, 2019 to August 8, 2019. Paid training will be conducted prior to July 8th.
The Supplemental Instruction (SI) Leader is a part-time temporary position that reports to the Director of TRIO/Student Support Services. In cooperation with staff and faculty, the SI Leader plans and facilitates twice weekly supplemental instruction in support of the Summer Bridge program.
The Supplemental Instruction Leader attends class meetings of COM 111: Introduction to Public Speaking, and becomes proficient with the course material prior to each session.
Responsible for conducting several SI sessions each week, embedded within the COM 111 course.
Work collaboratively with faculty and TRIO/SSS staff to determine course material to be covered in SI session.
Provide students with the opportunity to engage in collaborative and cooperative learning with fellow classmates, and create an environment in which students can strengthen their understanding of course material. Teach effective and efficient study skills relevant to the goals of the course.
Must be available for training prior to July 8th start date.
Candidates must possess an understanding of the challenges facing first-generation, low income students and students with disabilities.
Candidate must have experience working with different learning styles.
Minimum of two (2) years teaching/coaching speech or debate, or related Communication Studies courses, or other related experience.
Augsburg University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, national origin, familial status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status or public assistance status.
Applicants MUST submit the following documents:
Three Professional References
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Augsburg University educates students to be informed citizens, thoughtful stewards, critical thinkers, and responsible leaders. The Augsburg experience is supported by an engaged community that is committed to intentional diversity in its life and work. An Augsburg education is defined by excellence in the liberal arts and professional studies, guided by the faith and values of the Lutheran church, and shaped by its urban and global settings.
Located in the heart of the Twin Cities, Augsburg’s main campus surrounds Murphy Square, the oldest park in Minneapolis. The University of Minnesota West Bank campus and the University of Minnesota Fairview Medical Center are across the street from Augsburg, with the Mississippi River and the Seven Corners theatre district just a few blocks away.
The 23-acre campus consists of a mix of historic and newer buildings that reflect the contemporary needs of the academic pr...ograms. Augsburg’s newest signature academic building, the Hagfors Center for Science, Business, and Religion, opened for classes January 8, 2018. In addition to its Minneapolis campus, Augsburg has a location in Rochester, Minnesota, and maintains international sites and staff in Mexico, Nicaragua, and Namibia.