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Student USTU 010 Peer Instructor
Job Category:   Peer Instructor
Unit:   M359-Calvin E. Bright Success Center
Position Code:   TBSC6656A
Status:   Closed
Number of positions open:   up to 20
Hours per week:   3-5
Closing Date:   04/18/2016
Salary:   $11.00
Location:   Campus Site

The mission of the Calvin E. Bright Success Center is to provide academic advising and learning support services which
empower students to be successful in their academic and personal development. The BSC aims to provide academic
assistance to students through a collaborative effort campus-wide, with the goal of helping students achieve academic success,
overcome barriers, reach exciting milestones in their academic work, and develop leadership skills.

Peer Instructors help with the implementation of the USTU 010 Freshman Success Course.

Duties comprise:
o Reading and re-reading the assigned pages in the On Course textbook.
o Working with Peer Instructors to prepare weekly lesson plan activities.
o Attend the assigned USTU 010 course every week
o Attend weekly meetings with Peer Instructors
o Comment on students' weekly essays
o General collaboration with BSC staff to develop and sustain the course

*Must be available for ONE or more of the class times each week of the fall semester:

USTU 10 Class times and dates still to be determined.

*Please attach your fall 2016 class schedule to determine your availability for USTU 10 classes*

Qualifications:   • Sophomore standing or above
• Good academic standing
• Experience on campus in a leadership or mentor position such as Orientation Leader, Tutor, Resident Assistant, Peer Mentor, or Peer Educator is strongly preferred
• Ability to adapt to different personalities and changing work responsibilities, as the course develops
• Ability to command a group of freshmen and keep them on task
• Ability work independently and with colleagues to prepare course materials, lessons and readings
• Interest in supporting freshman success
• Sensitivity to diverse views, learning styles, proficiency, and cultures in the classroom
• Prior experience working as BSC or Orientation staff member is strongly preferred
• Prior experience in the USTU 010 class is strongly preferred

Complete the attached supplemental application:
To Apply:   Apply on-line

NOTICE: This position is not open. We are not accepting applications at this time.

As of January 1, 2014 the University of California, Merced will be a smoke and tobacco free workplace. Information and the Smoke and Tobacco Free policy is available at

    The University of California at Merced is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of diversity among its faculty, staff and students.
For more information:   Contact: Dulcemaria Anaya at danaya@ucmerced.edu

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