Peer_Leadership

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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.


Peer Leader Recruitment Timeline- Hiring for Spring 2015

The application deadline for the Fall 2014 semester has passed.  Peer Tutor, SI Leader, Financial Literacy Peer Educator, and Peer Caller positions will be available for Spring 2015!

  • Priority Application Deadline- October 31st
  • Information Sessions- Week of October 20th
  • Mandatory Group Interview- November 3rd-5th (All candidates must attend one)
  • All Application materials (Transcript, Resume, and a Faculty Recommendation  and/or a staff/faculty/supervisor recommendation) submitted to the Student Success Center- November 5th
  • Individual Interviews- November 10th-21st
  • Notify Selected Candidates- December 5th

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 19th , programmatic training for their position August 14th, 15th, and 20th
  • 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

Cross College Peer Advisor

  • Be an undergraduate student at the University of South Carolina-Columbia
  • Have an overall GPA of 3.0 or above (on a 4.0 scale)
  • At least 30 USC credit hours earned

CCA Peer Advisor Job Description

Financial Literacy Peer Educator

  • Be an undergraduate student at the University of South Carolina-Columbia
  • Have a 3.0 or above.
  • Be a rising sophomore, junior or senior.
  • Submit all application materials on time (which includes a faculty/staff recommendation).
  • Have past experience with finance. Such as a Personal Finance classes, Internships, outside involvement (treasurer), volunteer experience, etc.
  • Willingness and desire to learn about financial management.

Peer Educator Detailed Job Description 2014-2015

 

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