SI Leader Introduction to Chemistry
- Bay College - Main Campus
- Michigan, United States
- Salary Not Specified
- Posted Date
- Dec 16, 2022
- Position Type
- Faculty Positions, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Chemistry & Biochemistry, Administrative, Student Affairs, Academic Advising & Academic Support Services
- Employment Type
- Part Time
SI Leader Introduction to Chemistry
Pay Grade Level
SI Leader G2
Michigan Public School Employees Retirement Systems
Job Summary/Basic Function
The primary responsibility of this temporary position is to provide Supplemental Instruction for CHEM 110, General Chemistry I students at the Bay College Escanaba campus.
Supplemental Instruction (SI) is an internationally recognized academic support program that targets traditionally difficult courses. Students come together in regularly scheduled study sessions to compare notes, discuss course materials, develop creative study tools, practice problem solving and prepare for exams. These sessions are facilitated by trained SI Leaders that attend the course with students and prepare study materials for use during SI sessions.
• Demonstrated competence (at least an A-) in CHEM 110, General Chemistry 1or a comparable course.
• Completed the equivalent of two years of college course work.
• Strong foundation in chemistry.
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
• Tutoring experience.
• BS/BA in chemistry or related field.
• Experience in Supplemental Instruction.
• Teaching experience.
Months Per Year
Hours Worked Per Week
The SI leader must be available to attend lecture and hold SI sessions at the following times Section 1 SI: TR at 4:00 - 4:50 PM Lecture: TR at 2:00 - 3:50 PM
Works under the general supervision of the Academic Success Manager
Work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate, but may be loud in areas of equipment operation. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by personnel assigned into this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by personnel so classified. Job related functions may be performed with or without accommodations.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
Attend training prior to the start of the semester.
Attend all scheduled class sessions.
Plan for each SI session held.
Hold two one-hour SI sessions each week
Hold three office hours throughout the week to enhance SI session planning and provide services to students.
Meet with the course instructor weekly to ensure accuracy and relevancy of the SI session material.
Meet with the SI Manager weekly during the semester to assess and enhance the effectiveness of the SI sessions through the application of continuous improvement protocols.
Take notes and complete all assignments and readings for the course.
Advertise SI to students.
Take attendance at each SI session and report weekly attendance to the instructor and semester attendance to the SI Manager.
Utilize session planning forms to prepare organized, effective SI sessions.
Create a comfortable and supportive learning environment during the SI sessions.
Teach study skills and use collaborative learning techniques to help students master course material.
Administer and record data for SI evaluation surveys.
Mentor and advise students on ancillary topics such as referring them to other needed support services available within the college.
Attend regular training sessions provided by college staff.
Provide services to students utilizing the Student Success Center during office hours.
Any other duties as assigned
Beth Berube, Director of Human Resources
Shena Meffer, Human Resources Specialist
Posting Detail Information
Open Until Filled
Special Instructions to Applicants
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Documents Needed to Apply
- Cover Letter
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
- * Have you demonstrated an A- or better in the relevant course?
- * Have you completed the equivalent of two years of college
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