ACE Student Leader – SI


Academic Centers for Enrichment (ACE) Student Leader
Supplemental Instruction (SI) Leader - Job Description

ACE Student Leader – SI Role:

SI Leaders are faculty-recommended students who are trained in planning and facilitating collaborative learning study sessions for their peers within targeted courses. SI Leaders offer instructional support by attending class meetings for their specific course/section; leading weekly group study sessions outside of class; as well as providing students with tools and strategies to promote academic success within the course.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Attend all class meetings (including labs) for the course/section you are supporting
  • Plan and facilitate two one-hour study sessions per week based the availability and needs of students enrolled in the course
    • Inform direct supervisors of session meeting times and locations
    • Track student attendance and upload session plans to Blackboard each week
  • Assist students in developing time management, communication, and study skills to promote academic success within the course
  • Maintain consistent communication with your direct supervisors
  • Assist students in navigating Blackboard and understanding course expectations
    • Help students in locating and submitting assignments
    • Assist students in posting to a discussion board
  • Provide support to students through Blackboard, Zoom, email, or on-campus meetings
  • Attend ACE Student Leader training and monthly meetings
  • Be aware of and advocate for the other resources and services provided at MCC
  • Model appropriate academic attitudes and behaviors to staff, faculty, and students
  • Complete other ACE Department tasks as assigned

Position Requirements

  • Must be recommended by a faculty member for the course you want to support and earned a B+ or higher
  • Maintain a minimum overall GPA of 3.0
  • Attend ACE Student Leader monthly meetings
  • Complete the required ACE Student Leader minimum 15-hour training
  • Demonstrate knowledge and competence in the subject matter of the course you support
  • Demonstrate an ability to work and communicate well with students of various academic levels and diverse backgrounds
  • Effectively explain concepts to others and communicate study strategies to ensure academic success within the course
  • Complete and submit all SI-related assignments and paperwork in a timely manner
  • Exhibit patience and positive attitudes in establishing an encouraging learning environment
  • Exhibit good organizational, communication, and basic computing skills
  • Work toward International Center for Supplemental Instruction (ICSI) SI Leader Certification

Additional Information

  • SI Leaders typically work 7-10 hours per week
  • Salary: $17.00 per hour
  • To be considered for the SI role:
    • Submit your resume and cover letter through Handshake (see link below)
    • Attend one of the ACE Department’s group interviews (see link below)
    • Be recommended by a faculty member
  • All ACE Student Leaders are required to engage in ongoing training, beginning with a two-day workshop held prior to the start of the fall semester. The online mandatory training on Monday, August 8th and Tuesday, August 9th, 2022 is unpaid for all NEW employees.There is additional PAID in-person training on Thursday, August 11th, 2022 on the Lowell Campus, LC406B.

Meeting ID: 975 1008 4443
Choose one of the meeting times to attend. No registration or RSVP is required.

Fri 04/29/2022 – 9:30am - 10:30am

Tues 05/03/2022 – 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Wed 05/04/2022 – 10:30am - 11:30am

Tues 05/10/2022 – 10:00am - 11:00am

Wed 05/11/2022 – 9:00am - 10:00am

Thurs 05/12/2022 – 11:00am - 12:00pm

Mon 05/16/2022 – 1:30pm - 2:30pm

Tues 05/17/2022 – 1:30pm - 2:30pm

Wed 05/18/2022 – 2:30pm - 3:30pm

Thurs 05/19/2022 – 9:00am - 10:00am

Fri 05/20/2022 – 9:30am – 10:30am

Mon 05/23/2022 – 9:30am – 10:30am

Apply for the position on Handshake and submit a resume and cover letter.

A faculty recommendation is required for the course you plan to support. Have your faculty member fill out the recommendation form


About Middlesex Community College Student Employment: Applications for employment are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, or veteran status. Middlesex Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on basis of race, creed, religion, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information, maternity leave, and national origin in its education programs or employment pursuant to Massachusetts General Laws, Chapter 151B and 151C, Title VI, Civil Rights Act of 1964; Title IX, Education Amendments of 1972; Section 504, Rehabilitation Act of 1973; Americans with Disabilities Act, and regulations promulgated thereunder, 34 C.F.R. Part 100 (Title VI), Part 106 (Title IX) and Part 104 (Section 504). All inquiries concerning application of the above should be directed to the College’s Affirmative Action Officer and/or Section 504 Compliance Officer.

Last Modified: 4/21/22