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Academic Success Center

(979) 458-4900 9th floor Rudder Tower

Become an SI Leader

Now Hiring


Application Timeline 

 If you are interested in applying for a position for Spring 2022, read the following information on this page, the article about SI (linked below) and complete the application located at the bottom of this page. Interviews for this position will start on November 23, 2021. 

Job Description

Supplemental Instruction (SI) is a peer-led academic assistance program meant to improve students’ academic performance and increase retention. SI Leaders are responsible for facilitating peer study sessions for their assigned course.


The purpose of the SI Leader position is to support students in successfully reaching their academic goals in the SIL’s assigned course(s) close collaboration with their faculty partner. SI Leaders create collaborative and engaging review sessions that provide students with transferable study tools and skills that they can duplicate later when studying independently.


Learning Objectives

SI Leaders will be able to

  • Think critically about course content and how they understand it
  • Discuss course content in multiple ways to reach a variety of student needs
  • Feel comfortable speaking in front of groups and facilitating activities
  • Demonstrate the use of effective study tools and strategies that align with current research on the science of learning
  • Effectively refer students to appropriate campus resources


Minimum Qualifications

  • Grade of A or B in the selected courses taken at the University
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above
  • Currently enrolled as an undergraduate student at Texas A&M University
  • Availability to attend all scheduled lectures for the course
  • Availability to work approximately 10-12 hours per week, including evenings
  • Good interpersonal communication skills
  • A passion for helping fellow Aggies learn and succeed
  • Expert time management skills and ability to commit to a chosen schedule

Course Selection on the Application 

If you have earned an A or a B in multiple courses where we offer SI, we encourage you to select multiple courses on the application.   

Pay & Hours

Pay: $10/hr
Hours:  up to 11 hrs/week

Typical Weekly Duties

  • Attend assigned course lecture(s) – 3 hrs.
  • Hold 3 SI sessions – 3 hrs.
  • Session planning and adminsitrative time – up to 4 hrs.
  • Participate in ongoing training – 1 hr.
  • Submit required paperwork 

Other Duties

  • Complete University TrainTraq online trainings – 2 hrs.
  • Attend mandatory 2 day pre-semester training – 12 hrs.
  • Complete 2 peer session observations – 3 hrs.
  • Other projects or duties as discussed and assigned


  • Get paid to help other students succeed
  • Establish professional relationships with faculty, TAs, and ASC staff
  • Develop and sharpen leadership, academic, and team work skills
  • Add student leadership experience to your resume and as a discussion point in job/graduate school interviews

Mandatory Pre-semester training

  • Spring 2022 mandatory pre-semester training dates: January 13th and 14th
  • If hired, you must attend pre-semester training
  • Plan to be in training for up to 8 hours or 9-5 each day

SI Leader Application

**In preparation for the application, please read this short article to answer several questions below.

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We offer SI in the following courses. Select the courses where you earned either an A or B. We cannot guarantee an opening in specific courses. :

This should be a faculty member on campus. It does not have to be a faculty member for your SI class, but it should be someone who knows you well.
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This can be a supervisor, research advisor, mentor, friend, or anyone else who knows you professionally.
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For additional information, contact Naya Nwadialo,, Program Assistant for SI and Tutoring at (979) 458-4900.