Jobs and Leadership Opportunities

Jobs and Leadership Opportunities

Employment with the CAS offers leadership opportunities for students throughout their academic career. Skills acquired provide student employees experiences that support academic and professional growth.

Supplemental Instruction is an exemplary, peer-led academic assistance program designed to help students succeed in challenging courses. Supplemental Instruction leaders collaborate with faculty to organize and deliver additional study sessions to aid students in learning course material.

For further information contact the Associate Director of Academic Support.

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Qualifications

  • Enrolled LSU student (6+ hours registered per semester) for at least one semester
  • An overall GPA of 3.0 or above
  • Credit or completion of LSU courses with a grade of A- or above.
    • Exceptions granted with faculty recommendation
  • Prior enrollment with course instructor is preferred.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills

Requirements

  • Weekly workload approximately 12 hrs
  • Participate in pre-semester training workshops every semester
  • Conduct weekly study sessions using SI facilitation methods
  • Attend all classes for SI course
  • Conduct one weekly office hour for individual student questions
  • Meet with SI course instructor throughout semester

Benefits

  • Starting Pay: $11.00/hr
  • Communication and presentation skills
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Ability to think quickly under pressure
  • Higher order thinking skills
  • Increased ability to manage learning and study strategies
  • Subject-specific knowledge and understanding
  • Stress and time management skills

The Center for Academic Success provides quality peer tutoring in LSU Library. Tutors assist students with homework, project and assignment fundamentals; help students understand concepts; and apply effective learning strategies. Tutoring peers is a rewarding experience as tutors not only empower their peers, but also strengthen their own conceptual knowledge and academic performance. Tutors also have the opportunity to become a certified peer tutor within two semesters.

For further information contact the Associate Director of Academic Support. 
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Qualifications

  • Enrolled LSU student (6+ hours registered per semester) for at least one semester
  • Overall GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Credit or completion of LSU courses within range of B+ and A+.
    • Preference for A- and above in the following courses:
      • CHEM 1201, 1202
      • MATH 1431, 1550, 1552
      • PHYS 2001, 2002, 2110
    • Exceptions granted with faculty recommendation

Work Requirements

  • Flexible semester workload (min of 5 hrs, max of 20 hrs)
  • Provide 1 on 1 or small-group tutoring to LSU students
  • Participation in required tutor certification process
  • Attend all necessary meetings and trainings

Benefits

  • Starting Pay$10.00/hr
  • Communication Interpersonal skill development
  • Ability to think quickly under pressure
  • Higher order thinking skills
  • Increased ability to manage learning and study strategies
  • Subject-specific knowledge and understanding
  • Stress and time management skills

The Shell Tutorial Center serves many LSU students each semester through the assistance of the Support Staff. The Tutorial Center Support Staff work with tutors to ensure that students receive service in a timely manner. The STC Support Staff also provides schedule and course offering information and student assistance through front desk operations. The ideal candidate is an undergraduate student who is dependable, organized, detail-oriented and friendly.

For further information contact the Associate Director of Academic Support

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The Center for Academic Success team is seeking an undergraduate student worker in marketing and design. The work includes social media advertisement production and effectiveness measurement, graphic design, public relations and event work, writing, video and photography. The student marketing team has the opportunity to further develop these skills, gain experience and add writing/design/video items to their professional portfolio.

The ideal candidate should:

Exemplify proficient written and oral communication skills
Understand social media and digital marketing
Be comfortable working the Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop)
Have strong organizational, critical thinking and time management skills

Applications must include a resume and cover letter, and any design samples.

This position is only open to students who have accepted Federal Work-Study or President's Aid.

This position includes answering the CAS phone at the Welcome Desk, assisting students with scheduling their academic coaching appointments, answering questions for visitors, and office tasks.

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The Center for Academic Success is seeking highly self-motivated individuals to ensure all published content through the LSU CAS is accessible for people with disabilities. Applicants must be proficient in troubleshooting errors and problem solving, but no prior experience in accessibility compliance is needed. Existing CAS content as well as new content will need to be made accessible.

Qualifications:

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Microsoft Powerpoint, and Adobe Acrobat.
  • Basic understanding of the backend of websites, such as use of Web Content Management Systems (WCMS), such as Omni CMS or WordPress
  • Have at least two semesters remaining before graduation
  • Present excellent communication skills over the phone and in person

Applications are not being accepted at this time.

Provides PC administration and operational support for constituent areas of the LSU Center for Academic Success. This is a great opportunity for a student who wants hands-on experience in the field of systems administration, exploring troubleshooting, and increasing critical thinking skills 

Qualifications:

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Microsoft Powerpoint, and Adobe Acrobat.
  • Basic understanding of the backend of websites, such as use of Web Content Management Systems (WCMS), such as Omni CMS or WordPress
  • Have at least two semesters remaining before graduation
  • Present excellent communication skills over the phone and in person

Applications are not being accepted at this time.

The Center for Academic Success hires graduate assistants to provide individual academic coaching to assist students with learning strategies, time management, test anxiety, study skills and exam preparation. These graduate assistants will be integral to CAS workshops, presentations, marketing, communication and assessment efforts as well as other projects as needed. 

View full Academic Empowerment Graduate Assistant job description.
Applications are not being accepted at this time.

Academic Support Graduate Assistants help with administration and oversight of the Supplemental Instruction (SI) and/or Shell Tutorial Center programs. This may include observations of Supplemental Instruction (SI) sessions, assisting in student employee trainings, and assisting with general administrative tasks. Applicants must be available to work in the evening. All graduate programs are considered. 

View full Academic Support Graduate Assistant job description.
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See Handshake through the LSU Olinde Career Center for additional student employment opportunities throughout the CAS.

 

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8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
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141B LSU Library
Summer Hours:
M-Th: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
F: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
225-578-6757

 

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