Job Information

University of Utah UU Student - Instruction (Work- Study) in Salt Lake City, Utah


Open Date 05/02/2023

Requisition Number PRN13692N

Job Title UU Student - Instruction

Working Title UU Student - Instruction (Work- Study)

Job Grade SJ

FLSA Code Nonexempt

Patient Sensitive Job Code?

Type Non Benefited Staff / Student

Temporary? No

Standard Hours per Week up to 19 hrs/week

Full Time or Part Time? Part Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

Is this a work study job? Yes

VP Area U of U Health - Academics

Department 00201 - PhysicalTher/Athletic Training

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range 20/hr

Close Date

Job Summary

Supplemental Instruction (SI) Leads are Physical Therapy students who facilitate weekly group study sessions in courses that they have successfully completed. SI Leads utilize collaborative learning techniques to ensure peer-to-peer interaction in small groups. They plan and implement weekly sessions that guide students through difficult course concepts and share strategies they and others used to be successful in the course. SI Leads are appointed for 1 semester and typically work 3-6 hours per week; frequency/duration to be determined before the semester begins and modified as needed to suit the needs of the learners and the availability of the SI Lead.

Benefits of Being an SI Lead

• Develop leadership and communication skills

• Develop teaching and instruction skills

• Reinforce and build upon your own knowledge of course content

• Form relationships with students across cohorts and build community within the DPT program


• Reviews course syllabi and meets with faculty to identify essential course concepts and topics

• Conducts weekly SI sessions

• Facilitates interactive learning activities that integrate study strategies with course content

• Prepares questions/topics to be covered during the SI session

• Conducts exam review sessions

• Takes initiative, time permitting, to learn active teaching techniques and to create study materials that support course objectives

• Creates an inclusive learning culture to ensure students of varying academic levels are able to benefit from SI

• Records attendance of sessions and completes reports on topics covered and student engagement with the sessions

Minimum Qualifications


Special Instructions Summary

Additional Information

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.

The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students and patients from all backgrounds and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education and quality healthcare for historically underrepresented students and patients.

All qualified individuals are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.

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