Graduate Academic Coach Application

Graduate Academic Coach

A Graduate Academic Coach is a model graduate student who effectively provides academic support to peers by delivering the graduate academic support services the Learning Center provides. These services currently include the 6 week GRE preparation course, graduate student academic coaching, graduate student tutoring, and workshops for getting into graduate school.

Minimum Requirements to be a Graduate Academic Coach

• A GPA of 3.0 or higher 

• A Bachelor’s Degree

• Must be enrolled in graduate classes for Fall 2018

• Both an A and overall proficiency in the graduate level courses you would like to tutor

• Strong oral and written communication skills

• The ability to connect with students and provide guidance to support their success

• Computer proficiency

• Knowledge of campus resources

• Must be available for 10 hours a week in the Learning Center

  (Additional hours may be required at the beginning of the job for paid training)

• Must be available to work at least two weeknights after 5pm

Duties and Job Responsibilities

• Teach the GRE preparation course (when the course is in session)

• Conduct and log peer academic coaching sessions for graduate students

• Conduct and log tutoring sessions for graduate students

  (Which courses you will tutor will depend on the courses you’ve taken and student demand)

• Present the Graduate School: Guide to Getting In Workshop

• Attend all trainings and meetings as directed by your supervisor

• Other duties as assigned by supervisor

Graduate Academic Coach Application Form

For your application to be considered complete we need two things:

1. The UNT Student Employment Application submitted through the Career Center's Handshake program.

2. The Learning Center's Graduate Academic Coach Application.  It can be submitted through the Career Center's Handshake program or delivered to the Learning Center.

    Learning Center

    Sage Hall, Room 170

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