Student Employment

Why work for the AAC?

There are many reasons you should apply to work for the Academic Achievement Center!  Here are a few:

  • Getting paid training on a variety of professional and personal skills,
  • Building professional connections with staff, faculty and other students,
  • Supporting fellow Spartans in reaching their academic goals,
  • Being able to have a flexible work schedule built around your availability!

 

We offer a competitive salary for on-campus employment, and we are dedicated to providing a good working environment for our employees.

AAC Employment Practices

The Academic Achievement Center is committed to non-discriminatory hiring practices as outlined by UNCG policies:

In addition to abiding by university policy, we also encourage students of color, non-traditional students, veterans, and gender-diverse individuals to apply for positions with our office.

Our goal is to create a staff that reflects and celebrates the diversity UNCG has within its student body.

Questions?

We would be happy to help!

  • Email us at aac@uncg.edu
  • Call us at 336-334-3878
  • Chat with us at go.uncg.edu/aac

The AAC is accepting applicants for the following positions:


TUTOR POSITIONS

  • Hired on a rolling basis throughout the semester, depending on need
  • Eligibility Requirements
    • 3.0 GPA or higher
    • B+ or higher in classes you’d like to tutor.
    • Availability either Mondays 4pm-5pm or Tuesdays 5pm-6pm for weekly paid training, starting around the second week of class.
    • Availability to work a minimum of 5 hours per week. Preference given to candidates who can work at least 8 hours per week
    • Faculty recommendation in subject area you would like to cover
  • Job responsibilities
    • Provide weekly small group tutoring to assigned students in specific course
    • Determine individual student needs and academic goals, and structure sessions accordingly
    • Assist students in understanding course material
    • Keep accurate records of sessions with students
    • Communicate regularly with supervisor via email
    • Be prepared for, and arrive on time, for all tutoring and training sessions
    • Read full tutor job description here
  • To apply, complete the application: go.uncg.edu/aac_employ
  • Faculty Recommendation page: http://go.uncg.edu/tutor_rec

SUPPLEMENTAL INSTRUCTION POSITIONS

  • Accepting all applications at this time.
  • Eligibility Requirements
    • Minimum cumulative GPA: 3.0
    • B+ or higher in supported course
    • Faculty recommendation from instructor in same department as supported course (i.e., Biology recommendation to support a biology course)
  • Job responsibilities
    • Attend course sessions, weekly in-service, and pre-semester training before classes begin (typically held the weekend before classes start)
    • Host 3 one hour sessions per week
    • Plan learning/review activities for students
    • Engage students in weekly SI sessions
    • Meet with faculty member once per week
  • To apply, complete the following application: go.uncg.edu/aac_employ
  • Be sure to have a faculty member complete the Recommendation page

PEER MENTOR POSITIONS

  • Eligibility Requirements:
    • Good academic standing
    • Can commit to at least 7 hours of work per week
    • Must be able to attend paid training (Sunday Aug 14th, 9am-12pm)
  • Job Responsibilities:
    • Facilitate academic skills sessions  (applicants are NOT expected to be content experts)
    • Determine individual student needs and academic goals, and structure session time accordingly
    • Focus on helping students develop academic skills
    • Attend weekly training and meetings
    • Manage schedule using TracCloud
    • Submit visit records regarding student interactions
    • Regularly communicate with supervisor via email and meetings
    • Accept and implement improvement suggestions from AAC staff
    • Refer students to campus resources as needed to help them adjust and excel
    • Read full job description here.
  • To apply, complete the following application: go.uncg.edu/smart_application
  • Be sure to get a recommendation using this link: go.uncg.edu/smart_facultyrec 

UPLAB TEST ASSISTANT POSITIONS

  • See Handshake for Lab Assistant positions that may be available.
  • Job Responsibilities:
    • Assisting with checking students into and out of the UPLab, including verifying ID and handling locker assignments
    • Helping monitor the UPLab during test administration, including following a screen viewer
    • Reporting any issues that occur with test administration, including technical issues and possible academic dishonesty
    • Providing feedback on UPLab functions and procedures to assist with efficacy and efficiency
    • Completing weekly timesheet and task list
  • Approximately 10 hours per week. Some weekend and evening shifts may be required.

GRADUATE ASSISTANTS

  • See SpartanTalent for more information about possible graduate assistantships through our office.

Questions?

We would be happy to help!

  • Email us at aac@uncg.edu
  • Call us at 336-334-3878
  • Chat with us at go.uncg.edu/aac