Employment


Current Available Positions

SARC is looking for diverse, enthusiastic, dedicated, and hardworking students who enjoy helping fellow UCF students succeed academically and who can contribute to our programs and services with their unique skills and abilities.

SARC is currently hiring a Graduate Assistant (GA) to support Tutorial Services at SARC@UCF Downtown. This is a 15 to 20 hour per week, in person position reporting to the Coordinator of Tutorial Services at SARC. The GA will assist the Coordinator in the day to day operations of SARC group and individualized tutoring at the SARC UCF Downtown location. Please see job description for more information.

The application deadline for the position is Sunday, October 10th by 11:59pm.

To apply, please complete the following steps:

  1. Complete the SARC Graduate Assistant Application
  2. Include 3 valid references within the Employee Application including their contact information.
  3. Attach a professional resume
  4. Answer all questions completely and accurately within the employment application and submit by the deadline

Please see the job description posted at the top right of this page for more details. For questions, please contact SARC’s Assistant Director Dr. Ana Mack at Ana.Mack@UCF.edu.

The Student Academic Resource Center (SARC) is looking to hire Supplemental Instruction (SI) Leaders for Fall 2021.

Application Deadline has been extended to: August, 1st, 2021 at 11:59 PM for the following topics:

  • Organic Chemistry I (CHM 2210)
  • Physical Science (PSC 1121)
  • Explorations in Math (MGF 1107)
  • Genetics (PCB 3063)
  • Biochemistry (BCH 4053)
  • Electrical Network (EEL 3004)
  • Calculus I (MAC 2311)

What is Supplemental Instruction?

Supplemental Instruction (SI) is an academic support program utilizing peer-assisted study sessions to assist students with historically difficult courses. SI sessions are an opportunity for students to work together with other classmates to compare notes, discuss readings, ask questions, develop organizational tools, and prepare for examinations.

SI Leader Responsibilities

  • Conduct 4 50-minute SI sessions per week using the SI model
  • Attend and take notes in the SI-supported class
  • Attend and contribute to all trainings and meetings
  • Maintain attendance records and prepare for SI sessions
  • Implement suggestions from SI supervisors
  • Other duties as assigned

Please note that during Fall 2021, all SI Leaders are expected to attend meetings, attend class, and host three weekly sessions in-person. Each SI Leader will also host one weekly online session from home. If you have questions or concerns, please contact the SI Coordinator at Erika.Staiger@ucf.edu

For more information about Supplemental Instruction, please click HERE. For more information about the benefits and requirements of the position, please download the full job description under “Position Descriptions.”

Criteria Needed to Apply

  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.2+ and an “A” grade in the course for which you wish to be an SI Leader
  • A good recommendation from a UCF faculty member, preferably the instructor who taught the course of interest. Please do not submit multiple recommendations.
  • Able to attend the mandatory in-person training session at the beginning of the semester and weekly meetings
  • Willing to commit 10+ hours per week for 15 weeks per semester (6-12 weeks for Summer term)
  • Must be able to attend the full course lecture for at least one section of the course for which you are applying. SI Leaders supporting classes without live lectures will be required to view any lecture recordings or course modules offered in place of lectures
  • Must have a reliable internet connection
  • Preference will be given to those who are available for at least 1 year and those who are willing to limit their schedule to 12-15 credit hours per semester (although these are not mandatory)

How to Apply:

Please complete our online application. The application has several components that you will need to prepare before submitting your application.

  • Prepare a resume and cover letter. Save them as one file and attach them to your application when prompted. Applications submitted without cover letters and/or resumes will not be considered.
  • Provide 3 professional references. At least one should be a UCF faculty member, ideally the professor with whom you took the class you are applying to support. This professor also needs to complete our Faculty Reference Form, where they will be asked to tell us a little about your performance in their class and why they think you would be a good SI Leader. Please note that this is NOT a letter of recommendation—it is much shorter. The other two references do NOT need to complete this form.

If you are offered an interview, a SARC staff member will contact you via email. All interviews will take place online via Zoom.

The Student Academic Resource Center (SARC) is currently looking for qualified UCF graduate and undergraduate students to become an Academic Coach for the Academic Coaching and Engagement (ACE) Program. This program facilitates academic success among UCF students by providing ongoing one-on-one coaching.

In the ACE Program, coaches will assist students with building college-level academic strategies using the below topics:

  • Time management & organizational skills
  • Learning styles and study skills
  • Test prep & test-taking strategies
  • Textbook reading & note-taking
  • Memory & concentration
  • Goal setting & motivation
  • Wellness & stress management
  • Online learning
    • How to navigate Webcourses
    • Understanding different course modalities (mixed-mode, online, video-enhanced, etc.)

Coaches will help students develop knowledge of campus resources and enhance their connection to the university by strengthening their support system on campus. You can learn more about ACE here.

Both undergraduate and graduate students will be considered, but graduate students are preferred. To be considered for the academic coach position, please fill out the application here by Friday, July 30 by 11:59pm.

The Student Academic Resource Center (SARC) is hiring Peer Tutors for Fall 2021.

Application Deadline: Sunday, July 25th, 2021 at 11:59 PM

We are specifically looking for applicants that can tutor the following subjects: BCH 4053 – Biochemistry I, MCB 3020 – General Microbiology, PCB 3703 – Human Physiology, PHY 2053 – College Physics I, PHY 2054 – College Physics II, EGN 3310 – Statics, EGN 3321 – Dynamics, COP 3223 – Intro to Computer Programming, COP 3330 – Object Oriented Programming – COP 3502 – Computer Science I, COT 3100 – Discrete Structures, DIG 3480 – Computer as a Medium, DIG 3716C- Client-side Scripting, DIG 3727C – Game Level Design, DIG 4324C – Modeling for Real-time Systems II, PLA 3014 – Law and the Legal System, COM 3311 Communication Research Methods, STA 2023 – Statistical Methods I, CHM 1032 – General Chemistry, CHM 2040 – Fund. Chemistry IA, CHM 2041 – Fund. Chemistry IB, CHM 2045 – Fund. Chemistry I,  CHM 2046 – Fund. Chemistry II, CHM 2210 – Organic Chemistry I, CHM 2211 – Organic Chemistry II, ECO 2013 – Principles of Macroeconomics, ECO 2023 – Principles of Microeconomics, PHY 2048 – Physics I with Calculus, PHY 2049 – Physics II with Calculus , BSC 2010 – Biology I, SPN 1120 – Elementary Spanish I, SPN 1121 Elementary Spanish II.

What is Peer Tutoring at SARC?

Peer tutoring is an academic support program utilizing peer-assisted study sessions to help students with historically difficult courses. Peer tutoring is free for undergraduate UCF students enrolled in STEM, Spanish, or business courses. During peer tutoring sessions, students work together with other classmates to compare notes, discuss readings, ask questions, develop organizational tools, engage with the material, and prepare for examinations. SARC tutorial services are internationally certified through the College Reading and Learning Association. SARC provides tutoring at TCH 117, CECS, and UCF Downtown.

SI Leader Responsibilities

  • Lead a minimum of 6 hours of tutorial time per week for a specific course including 4 hours of group tutoring and 2 hours of one-on-one tutoring.
  • Communicate with course professors to discuss material being covered in tutoring, inform them of SARC services, and to promote SARC peer tutoring.
  • Attend and participate in monthly peer tutor training sessions and other meetings as requested.
  • Create study handouts for students, present test reviews, and participate in SARC events.
  • Complete CRLA Portfolio and provide supplements to any previous submissions based on the department’s certification level.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Please note that during Fall 2021, all peer tutors are expected to host tutoring sessions in person. Tutors may also host one weekly online session from home. Please contact Dr. Ana Mack at ana.mack@ucf.edu if you have questions.

For more information about the benefits and requirements of the position, please download the full job description under “Position Descriptions.”

Criteria Needed to Apply

  • An “A” grade in the course you intend to tutor.
  • A minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
  • A good recommendation from a UCF faculty member, preferably the instructor who taught the course of interest. The Tutoring Faculty Reference Form is available here: https://ucf.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_8d1AwhOg5U98LtP?Q_JFE=qdg
  • Willing to commit at least six (6) hours per week
  • Able to attend the PAID mandatory, in-person training session on August 19th and 20th, as well as required training meetings throughout the semester.
  • Must have a reliable internet connection.
  • Preference will be given to those who are available for at least 1 year.

How to Apply:

Please complete the Peer Tutor Application Fall 2021. The application has several sections that you will need to prepare before submitting your application.

  • Prepare a resume and cover letter. Save them as one file and attach them to your application when prompted. Applications submitted without cover letters and/or resumes will not be considered.
  • Provide 3 professional references. At least one of these should be a UCF faculty member, preferably the professor with whom you took the class you intent to tutor. This professor must complete the Tutor Faculty Reference Form.

 If you are offered an interview, a SARC staff member will contact you via email.

The SARC Technology Assistant develops and implements methods to use technology to enhance and facilitate the department goal of delivering quality academic support services online. This includes live-streaming SARC programs and events, providing training and technical assistance to SARC professional and student staff, acting as webmaster, providing technical support for online and hybrid sessions, and providing solutions to improve the delivery of SARC’s online services. To review the details of this position and the minimum criteria to apply, please see the Position Description (add link here).

 

Application Deadline: Sunday, July 18th, 2021 at 11:59 PM 

 

To apply for this position please complete the Technology Assistant Application and include the following information:

  1. A professional resume and cover letter saved as one file and attached to your application. Applications submitted without cover letters and/or resumes will not be considered. 
  2. Three valid references, preferably from a professor or supervisor, with contact information.

The Student Academic Resource Center (SARC) is looking to hire Peer Tutors for Summer 2021.

We are specifically looking for applicants that can tutor the following subjects: Computer as a Medium, Client-side scripting, Game Level Design, and Law and the Legal System.

Position will be located at UCF Downtown.

NOTE: Tutoring will occur half ONLINE via Zoom and half on-campus at Downtown UCF.

What is Peer Tutoring?

Peer tutoring is an academic support program utilizing peer-assisted study sessions to assist students with historically difficult courses. SARC provides free peer tutoring to undergraduate UCF students in courses such as STEM, Nursing, Spanish and more. Peer tutoring sessions are an opportunity for students to work together with other classmates to compare notes, discuss readings, ask questions, develop organizational tools, engage with the material and prepare for examinations. SARC tutorial services are internationally certified through the College Reading and Learning Association. SARC provides tutoring at two facilities on UCF’s main campus: SARC and the College of Engineering and Computer Science (CECS).

What are the Peer Tutors’ responsibilities?

*Lead a minimum of 4 hours of tutorial time per week for a specific course including 2 hours of in-person group tutoring and 2 hours of online tutoring.

*Communicate with course professors to discuss material being covered in tutoring, inform them of SARC services and to promote SARC peer tutoring.

*Attend and participate in monthly peer tutor training sessions and other meetings as requested.

*Create study hand-outs for students, present test reviews and participate in SARC events.

*Complete CRLA Portfolio and provide supplements to any previous submissions based on the department’s certification level.

What are the benefits of being a Peer Tutor?

*Further develop own study skills to the most efficient level.
*Discern ways to help others discover how to learn better. This is excellent experience for future teachers or instructors.
*Gain valuable skills such as leadership, communication, critical thinking, professionalism and group facilitation. These skills are desired by most employers and graduate schools.
*See your impact on students as they earn better grades, develop more positive attitudes, build confidence, and become more independent learners.
*Enhance chances of winning assistantships in graduate school

Requirements

*Received (or will receive) an A in the course
*Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
*Willing to commit at least four hours per week
*Available to attend a PAID mandatory Orientation
*Tutoring Faculty Reference Form for Instructors: https://ucf.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_8d1AwhOg5U98LtP?Q_JFE=qdg

If you are interested in this opportunity to help others succeed academically and enhance your leadership and communication skills, please apply here.
To learn more about SARC Tutorial Services, please visit http://sarc.sdes.ucf.edu/tutoring

The Student Academic Resource Center (SARC) is looking to hire Supplemental Instruction (SI) Leaders for Fall 2021.

The Supplemental Instruction Graduate Assistant (GA) is a 20-hour per week position reporting to the Supplemental Instruction Coordinator at SARC. The GA will assist the Coordinator in the day-to-day operations of SARC Supplemental Instruction Services at SARC. This position comes with a full tuition waiver. Please see the position description for more information on duties and responsibilities. 

The deadline for the position listed above is Sunday, October 17 at 11:59 PM.

To apply, please complete the following steps:  

  1. Complete the application.
  2. Include 3 valid references within the Employee Application including their contact information.
  3. Attach a professional resume and cover letter.
  4. Answer all questions completely and accurately within the employment application and submit by the deadline.

Please see the job description posted at the top right of this page for more details. If you have any questions, please contact Erika Staiger at Erika.Staiger@ucf.edu