Employment

Now accepting applications for Spring 2018 Peer Educators!

Do you want to be a Peer Connections Peer Tutor, Peer Mentor, Embedded Tutor, or Supplemental Instruction (SI) Leader? Apply now for the Spring 2018 semester!

To apply, please fill out this form. You must be logged in to your sjsu.edu e-mail to fill out the application. All applications must include a resume and your SJSU transcript. If you have transfer credits or an undergraduate degree, you must also provide your transcripts from those institutions.

If you are a transfer student and do not have an sjsu.edu e-mail yet, please contact Andrea at andrea.smith@sjsu.edu for information.

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Peer Tutors - Job Description (pdf)

Tutors at Peer Connections are nationally certified by the College Reading and Learning Association (CRLA).  Peer Connections tutors are undergraduate and graduate students who have demonstrated proficiency in the subjects that they tutor (usually by having completed the courses they are tutoring with an "A" or a "B"). Each applicant must successfully complete the interview preparation and screening process before being considered for a tutoring position.

 

Peer Mentors - Job Description (pdf)

Peer Mentors support students during their academic and social adjustment to SJSU.  Peer Mentors know how to refer students to appropriate campus resources in order to navigate more easily through the university system.  Peer Mentors work with individual instructors/departments to develop smaller communities within SJSU that more actively involve and engage students in their college experience.

 

Supplemental Instruction (SI) Leaders - Job Description (pdf)

Supplemental Instruction (SI) Leaders support students who are enrolled in 'bottleneck' courses - subjects that are required but that also have a higher failure rate, such that a student who receives a failing grade may have delayed progress in their major. SI Leaders facilitate workshops and study sessions outside of the regularly scheduled class time. These sessions are focused on active student involvement and incorporate both content and learning strategies.

 

Embedded Tutors - Job Description (pdf)

Embedded Tutors are assigned to a specific course. They provide course content support for students enrolled in their assigned course, including being present in the classroom. Embedded Tutors are available for one-on-one and/or small group tutoring during their office hours at Peer Connections.

Tutors at Peer Connections are nationally certified by the College Reading and Learning Association (CRLA).  Peer Connections tutors are undergraduate and graduate students who have demonstrated proficiency in the subjects that they tutor (usually by having completed the courses they are tutoring with an "A" or a "B"). Each applicant must successfully complete the interview preparation and screening process before being considered for a tutoring position.

 

Welcome Desk Staff - Job Description (pdf)

Welcome Desk Staff at Peer Connections are the first point of contact for anyone using our services.  They enable Peer Connections operations to run smoothly through answering general questions,  making appointments, and supporting other Peer Connections staff.  Welcome Desk Staff have strong communication skills and are detail-oriented.  They work independently and have a positive and energetic attitude.