Peer_Leadership

Application Timeline

Position Requirements

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peer_leadership

The purpose of the Student Success Center is to coordinate an intentionally-designed, comprehensive array of programs, resources, and services that guide undergraduate students to degree completion at USC through promoting academic goal-setting and skill development, personal transition to the university setting, and effective decision-making.

Below are opportunities within the SSC that offer undergraduate students an opportunity to provide course-specific assistance to their peers.


Application Timeline:

  • March 6th: Priority Application Deadline
  • March 2nd- March 6th: Information Chat Sessions
  • March 16th-19th: Mandatory Group Interview (All candidates must attend one)
  • March 20th: All Application materials Due (Transcript, Resume, and TWO Faculty Recommendation and/or a staff/faculty/supervisor recommendation must be submitted to the Student Success Center) Click here for the Required Faculty Recommendation Form
  • March 30th-April 10th: Individual Interviews
  • April 24th: Candidates will be selected
  • April 28th at 4pm: New Hire Meeting

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Nominate a Current Student to Serve as an SSC Peer Leader!

Please nominate an outstanding student to be an SSC Peer Leader (SI Leader or Peer Tutor). Potential candidates must possess strong communication skills, motivation, dedication and ability to work with undergraduate students in an academic/advising setting.

Nominate Student for Peer Leader Here!

 


All SSC Peer Leaders must:

  • Demonstrate in an interview their communication skills, motivation, dedication and ability to work with undergraduate students in an academic/advising setting
  • Act as academic role models to their peers through their role as an SSC Peer Leader
  • Participate in SSC Orientation on August 18th , programmatic training for their position August 19th.
  • Participate in the SSC Peer Leader Training Cohort that meets weekly during the first semester of their hiring

Position:

Qualifications:

Job Description:

SI Leader

  • Be an undergraduate student at the University of South Carolina-Columbia
  • Earn an A in the subject area in which they wish to support
  • Have an overall GPA of 3.0 or above (on a 4.0 scale)
  • At least15 USC credit hours earned

SI Leader Job Description

SSC Peer Caller

  • Be an undergraduate student at the University of South Carolina-Columbia
  • Earn an A in the subject area in which they wish to support
  • Have an overall GPA of 2.75 or above (on a 4.0 scale)
  • Have previous experience in customer service related positions such as administrative tasks (answering phones, Microsoft Office proficiency and organizational management)

SSC Peer Caller Position Description

Peer Tutor

  • Be an undergraduate student at the University of South Carolina-Columbia
  • Earn an A in the subject area in which they wish to support
  • Have an overall GPA of 3.0 or above (on a 4.0 scale)
  • At least 15 USC credit hours earned

Peer Tutoring Program Job Description


For more information, contact:
Student Success Center
803-777-1000 or student.success@sc.edu