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Become an SI Coach

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The SI Program is an important part of student success at Lee College. SI Coaches are trained to assist students in a variety of academic and non-academic issues, are expected to work collaboratively with their peers, and are expected to promote a positive college climate. Additionally, the following qualifications are required:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Successful completion of SI course with an earned final grade of an A or B; must have a cumulative GPA of a 3.0 or higher
  • Must exhibit patience and a positive attitude to establish an encouraging learning environment
  • Must have good presentation and group facilitation skills
  • Must have good communication and interpersonal skills to successfully perform in a multicultural and diverse environment
  • Must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Must be able to work flexible hours, including nights and weekends
  • Must be able to accept feedback for development and growth
  • Must be willing to seek assistance when needed
  • Must be able to work independently to prepare study sessions
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office Applications
  • Attend mandatory SI Instructor team meetings and training sessions

Responsibilities Include:

  • Attend all class meetings of the assigned course and be a model student; this includes but is not limited to: taking accurate notes, being aware of all homework, reading assignments and projects, practicing active listening, assisting students with classroom group work, asking questions
  • Facilitate two to three 60-minute group study sessions per week
  • Accurately document SI session attendance
  • Plan group activities, exam reviews, worksheets, and other activities to help facilitate student learning
  • Provide additional SI sessions as necessary, such as during midterm or finals weeks
  • Meet with the course professor weekly
  • Report to the SI coordinator weekly
  • Attend and participate in mandatory SI team meetings and training sessions
  • Prepare for SI coordinator observations
  • Assist with other HSI programs as needed

A select group of students will be chosen through an application and interview process.

For more information on the hiring process, contact the SI Coordinator:

Jessica Thompson Falla
jfalla@lee.edu
281.425.6808