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Job Opportunities at the Sanger Learning Center

Be part of our team! You’ll have the opportunity to earn money and gain valuable work experience while helping other students. Most positions offer flexible work hours and opportunities to work remotely. Plus, you can combine more than one Sanger position for up to 19 hours per week.

Please note: If hired, you will be required to complete the federal Employment Eligibility Verification form, I-9.

Tutor

Hours: Must be available ten hours a week; more hours possible based on demand. Starting rate: $11.25/hour
Requirements: Must be enrolled as a full-time student
Contact: Carissa Ábrego, carissa.abrego@austin.utexas.edu
Application Deadline: Oct. 31

Tutors at the Sanger Learning provide free one-to-one tutoring by appointment for many lower-division courses, as well as drop-in tutoring for mathematics, physics, and chemistry. This challenging position offers flexible hours and the satisfaction that comes from helping other students achieve their academic goals. Tutors must be knowledgeable in the content of the courses they tutor (have earned a B or higher), have effective listening and communication skills, and respect differences in individuals and their academic backgrounds. View a complete list of courses tutored.

Applicants must be enrolled in at least 12 credit hours and may indicate whether they are interested in being appointed for a ten-hour per week or a 19-hour per week position. Paid mandatory training prior to the beginning of the semester is provided.

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Work-Study – Student Associate

Hours: Must be available 10-15 hours per week.
Rate: $7.75-$10/hour, based on classification
Requirements: Must have a work-study award from the Office of Financial Services and be enrolled as a full-time student
Contact: Kate Schoonhoven, katherine.schoonhoven@austin.utexas.edu
Application Deadline: Oct. 31

Student Associates provide customer service support in our main office (open Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.) and our Drop-In Tutoring Center (open Monday through Thursday 10:30 a.m. to 10 p.m., Fridays 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., and Sundays 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.).

They must possess strong customer service skills and the ability to work effectively as part of a team in a busy environment. Student Associates act as the face of Sanger Learning Center and must become familiar with Sanger services. They should also be able to assist with administrative projects during times of low traffic.

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Outreach and Communication Specialist

Hours/Salary: 8-15 hours per week, based on demand • Starting salary $11.25
Requirements: Enrolled in at least 12 credit hours
Contact: Erin Cotter, erin.cotter@austin.utexas.edu
Application Deadline: Oct. 31

Outreach and Communication Specialists (OCS) are the voice of the Sanger Learning Center across campus. Outreach and Communication Specialists are trained and informed public speakers who facilitate study skills and time management workshops for FIGs, classes, residence halls, and student organizations. They also assist Sanger Learning Center by giving short informational presentations and contribute to marketing efforts at campus-wide events. This position features a flexible schedule week to week, valuable networking, and ongoing professional development. An ideal candidate will have sound communication skills, exceptional customer service, strong organizational skills, and a vested interest in helping students succeed on the 40 Acres. Pre-semester training is required as are one-hour weekly meetings. View a list of workshops offered.

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Senior Outreach and Communication Specialist

Hours/Salary: 8-15 hours per week • Starting salary $11.25
Requirements: Enrolled in at least 12 credit hours
Contact: Erin Cotter, erin.cotter@austin.utexas.edu
Application Deadline: Oct. 31

Senior Outreach and Communication Specialists assist students in all aspects of the speech preparation and rehearsal process, including preparing speaker notes, using visual aids, and improving nonverbal and vocal delivery. They provide one-on-one and small group consultations in the Public Speaking Center, located in JES. Senior Outreach and Communication Specialists also fulfill requests to promote the Public Speaking Center on behalf of the Sanger Learning Center. Hiring priority is given to current student-educators, students with education experience, and students with experience speaking in public. Pre-semester training is required as are one-hour weekly meetings.

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Peer-Led Undergraduate Study Peer Coordinator

Hours: 8 hours per week
Starting rate: $11.25/hour
Requirements: Enrolled in at least 12 credit hours
Contact: Elliot Lopez-Finn, elliot.lopezfinn@austin.utexas.edu
Application Deadline: November 18

A Peer-Led Undergraduate Study (PLUS) Peer Coordinator (PC) is an undergraduate student who manages the coordination of PLUS study groups. PCs mentor a team of facilitators (select students currently enrolled in the PLUS- supported course) to create successful study group experiences.

Specifically, PCs:
• Recruit, select, supervise, and evaluate a team of approximately 3-15 study group facilitators
• Lead weekly planning meetings with the facilitators and professor
• Create and improve upon study group agendas
• Observe facilitators during study groups (twice over the course of the semester) and provide written and verbal
feedback
• Maintain ongoing communication with the PLUS coordinator, professor, facilitators, and students in the course

Qualified applicants are full-time UT students who have successfully completed the PLUS- supported course. Preference will be given to students who have served as a PLUS facilitator in the past.

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Supplemental Instruction (SI) Leaders (Multiple disciplines)

Hours: 10 hours per week (6 hours per week for BIO)
Starting rate: $11.25/hour
Requirements: Any full-time UT Austin student who has taken all of the prerequisite courses
Preferences: Students who have received at least a B in the course they support (see here for a list of currently SI-supported courses).
Contact: Kate Molina-Gallo (she, her, hers), katherine.molinagallo@austin.utexas.edu
Application: https://bit.ly/SP22SILeader
Applications open: October 28th
Applications close: November 18th (interviews begin as early as November 8th)

A Supplemental Instruction (SI) Leader is an undergraduate student who is assigned to a specific course and facilitates two to three identical 50-minute sessions a week. SI Leaders (except Biology) attend the lecture of the course to which they are assigned, plan and conduct their sessions using collaborative activities to combine course content with effective study strategies, and meet weekly as a group to collaborate on planning and troubleshooting their sessions. Qualified applicants can be any full-time UT student who has taken all of the prerequisites and preferences are given to those who have received at least a B in the course they support (see here for a list of currently SI-supported courses).

SI leaders work approximately 10 hours per week: 3 hours of attending class, 2 hours of planning sessions, 2 to 3 hours of facilitating identical SI sessions (depending on the course), 1 hour of a weekly cohort meeting, and 1 hour of administrative tasks.

The Supplemental Instruction program is dedicated to being an inclusive and equitable program, so we highly encourage students who have experienced struggle (academic or otherwise) to apply. This position and the program values those who can provide compassionate facilitation and leadership to their peers.

For more information, email katherine.molinagallo@austin.utexas.edu.

Economics: ECO 304K and ECO 329
Management Information Systems: MIS 310H
Chemistry: CH 302
Computer Science: CS 312 and CS 314
Biology: BIO 311C and BIO 311D

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