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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.

Apply here.

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.

Apply here.

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.

Apply here.

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.

Apply here.