Success 101 Peer Instructor Application
Success 101 is a class designed to provide academic support for first-semester freshmen. Success 101 consists of weekly class sessions led by an instructor and outside coaching sessions with a staff mentor. The Peer Instructor is a student (minimum of sophomore standing) who attends these weekly in-class sessions, acting as both a mentor to the students and as a liaison between the instructor and the class. This is a paid position which takes place during the fall semester only.
Applicants must be
- At least sophomore at the start of employment in August 2016
- Committed to a full academic semester
- In good standing with Illinois State University as it relates to student conduct
- In good standing with Illinois State University as it relates to G.P.A., with a minimum of 2.5.
Responsibilities and Expectations of a Peer Instructor include
- Attend mandatory trainings in mid-August and late-April/early-May
- Meet weekly with your Success 101 instructor during the fall semester
- Attend scheduled mandatory monthly meetings/activities and assist with programming for Success 101
- Attend your assigned Success 101 class
- Maintain a minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA
The application includes
- A completed application through the HR website.
- Submit supplemental questions to HR application
- Why are you interested in being a Peer Instructor for Success 101?
- Discuss three issues that first-year students encounter and how you would assist the students with these issues.
- How will this position contribute to your personal and professional development?
- What could you bring to the Success 101 program?
- How do you feel mentoring can help first-generation and underrepresented students?
Please contact Lisa Lawles at (309) 438-7100 or email firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions.