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SI Leader Job Description

The Wintrode Tutoring and Supplemental Instruction (SI) Programs welcome applications for SI leader positions in a variety of subjects.

Job Description


  • Lead two SI sessions per week, one hour each, for the duration of the semester
  • Attend all class meetings and take notes; role model successful student behavior
  • Advertise and make class announcements about the SI sessions
  • Prepare a lesson plan for each session to ensure students’ academic development
  • Provide opportunities for meaningful and engaging activities to process course material and develop study strategies
  • Attend orientation training each semester, as well as a weekly training session
  • Assist with administrative duties and data collection (attendance sheets, student surveys, planning sheets, etc.)


  • Have successfully completed the course for the position you are applying for (or a higher-level course in that subject area) with a grade of A or B and must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above
  • Demonstrate competence in the subject matter, determined by course grade and faculty references
  • Strong interpersonal skills, and ability to explain concepts to others
  • Effectively communicate study strategies to ensure academic success
  • Work comfortably with people from diverse backgrounds
  • Possess good organizational skills and complete paperwork in a timely manner
  • Exhibit patience and positive attitudes in establishing an encouraging learning environment


Ongoing training will be provided; SI leaders must be able to attend a start-of-semester training (typically held on the Sunday prior to the start of the semester)


Flexible schedule, although SI leader must be able to regularly attend lecture for SI-linked course


$13 per hour; SI Leaders who meet training requirements and uphold program policies are eligible for a raise


Applications are available online. Applications are also available at the front desk of the Wintrode Student Success & Opportunity Center.

Return applications and refer questions to:

Linde Murray, Director of Tutoring and TRIO Programs
Wintrode Student Success & Opportunity Center
Box 2214, SWSC 110
Brookings, SD 57007
Phone: 605-688-4155