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Academic Enhancement Program (AEP) Fellow

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Posting Number STU -2010929

POSITION INFORMATION

Job Title Academic Enhancement Program (AEP) Fellow
Department: Law Academic Enhancement
Position is: On Campus
Location Details: Law School
Is a work study award required for this position? Not required
Pay Rate: $14 - $15 per hour
Pay Type: Hourly
Number of positions available: 1

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Job Summary:

At the beginning of each semester you will be expected to:
o Expediently provide details on your schedule when requested.
o Attend the mandatory training session on the first Friday of each semester.
o Connect to the AEP Fellows Google Calendar and Moodle online learning platform in order to access and update documents and calendars necessary to the program.

Throughout the semester you will:
o Conduct 1L skill-building sessions every other week. This includes creating lesson plans, handouts and/or hypos for each session, meeting with the professor and/or attending the 1L class in preparation, reviewing substantive material, and taking attendance at the session. Sessions must focus on skill building using the substantive law currently being covered in the course. Examples of skill building: note-taking, outlining, exam writing.
o Attend (at least) one meeting with JB Kim to consult about progress and concerns after the second session of the semester. We will provide a sign-up sheet for these meetings at the initial training sessions. You will also be expected to attend a skill-building colloquium once each semester.
o Review Feedback from your students received through an anonymous survey—you will be given the opportunity to write these questions.
o Provide email and one-on-one support to 1Ls as appropriate.
o Refer students to outside resources as necessary. Specific resources are listed on the Moodle page.
o Submit attendance for two sessions by the 14th of every month.
o Reschedule your sessions if necessary. This includes consulting the Google Calendar for conflicts, selecting a new time, adjusting the session information on Google Calendar, and e-mailing lopeman@lclark.edu with your reservation number and requested change.

Lewis & Clark College is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to status as a protected veteran or a qualified individual with a disability, or other protected status, such as race, religion, color, national origin, sex or age. Questions regarding Title IX may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator or OCR.

In order to comply with US Homeland Security Department regulations, all employees must complete an I-9 form in Workday prior to or no later than the first day of work and bring originals (no photocopies) of their supporting documentation to Human Resources no later than the 3rd business day of employment. Failure to have a completed I-9 form on file with the College will result in immediate termination of employment.

Qualifications:

Must have:
• Command of substantive material,
• Ability to meet biweekly time requirements,
• Commitment to diversity,
• Flexible hours to accommodate evening students, possible late night and/or weekends,
• Be a student in good standing,
• Commitment to learning the most effective supplemental instruction methods.

Should have:
• A least a “B” average in course,
• Strong interpersonal skills to facilitate peer counseling,
• Experience attending AEP TA/Supplemental Instruction sessions.
• Prior teaching experience.

Please include a brief letter of interest and a resume. Your letter of interest should specify the section or sections you are interested in teaching (e.g. Contracts), as well as the name of the professor and the grade you received in the course.

In your letter of interest please describe your motivation to work as a peer instructor and your vision of what makes a successful instructor to diverse adult learners. Include a brief description of how you meet the listed qualifications

Experience/Skills Gained:

The long-standing TF Program that many students are familiar with, has a heavy focus on supplemental instruction. Supplemental instruction is the provision of peer-led skill-building sessions that parallel substantive content in all first-year courses. This program is based on four-decades of research into the effectiveness of such parallel instruction sessions. This type of instruction facilitates deeper learning of substantive material and academic excellence in a more individualized manner that respects both cultural and learning difference.

Work Schedule Summary:

5 hours per week, September 2017 through May 2018.

Open Date: 08/31/2017
Close Date: 09/22/2017
Indefinite close No
Projected Start Date: 09/11/2017

Additional Applicant Documents:

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Reference

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