Work for the ASC

Peer Academic Skills Coach

A Peer Academic Coach is a paid leadership position where undergraduates meet one-on-one with students to mentor and help develop their academic skills. Peer coaches serve as mentors, accountability partners, and experts on academic skills and ASC resources for their student appointments. They will also conduct outreach initiatives for the Academic Success Center in the form of workshops presented to campus partners, classrooms, and student organizations. Learn more by visiting our Academic Coaching and Workshops webpages and watching our Peer Academic Coaching recruitment video.

Apply here by November 11, 2022


Communication Consultant

Communication Consultants are students from all disciplines who are committed to helping their peers. Communication Consultants offer individualized assistance to students, staff, faculty, and community members across the disciplines working on any form of written, oral, visual, or electronic (WOVE) communication. Communication Consultants help students at all stages of the composition process, from brainstorming and organizing ideas to revising and polishing drafts. Writing and Communication Consultations does not offer editing or proofreading services. Instead, Communication Consultants help students evaluate and improve the effectiveness of their own work. Through assisting others, Communication Consultants gain valuable teaching and teamwork experience, hone their communication skills, and become better writers themselves.

These applications will reopen for Fall 2023 in March 2023.


Marketing & Social Media Coordinator

This paid leadership position in the Iowa State University Academic Success Center (ASC) provides an ISU undergraduate student the opportunity to coordinate and lead efforts in creating and managing brand and marketing for a complex multi-unit organization. The Social Media and Marketing Coordinator will help design and execute marketing plans, manage social media accounts for the ASC, make a cohesive content plan across all social media platforms, and support the ASC in communication efforts with partners and constituents.

We are not currently accepting applications for the Marketing & Social Media Coordinator position.


ASC Front Desk Student Assistant

Student Assistants are undergraduate employees who work as front desk staff and office support staff in the Academic Success Center (ASC) for its three main programs: Academic Coaching, Supplemental Instruction, and Tutoring Services.

We are not currently accepting applications for the ASC Front Desk Assistant position.


Supplemental Instruction Leader

SI Leaders are undergraduate students who provide peer academic support for an assigned course. SI Leaders assist in student learning and retention at Iowa State University through facilitation of SI sessions that help students better understand concepts and applications of course content.

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A tutor provides course-specific academic support to small groups of 2-8 undergraduate students. Each tutoring group meets at a consistent day and time twice a week for 50 minutes during the academic year and three times per week during the summer. Tutors are paid $15/hr. Learn more here!

Apply here to be a Tutor for the Spring 2023 semester! Applications close Feb 7th. 


Tutor Mentor

Tutor Mentors assist Tutoring Services Staff by observing tutoring sessions and holding one-on-one, developmental conversations with tutors. Mentors co-facilitate in-person tutor trainings, help plan community-building events, and inform staff of current trends within observations in order to improve the program. The mentor position is a one-year (fall and spring with summer possible) commitment. Learn more here!

We are not currently accepting applications for the Tutor Mentor position.

ASC graduate assistants are typically hired during the I-Days process conducted by the School of Education Student Affairs Graduate Program. If you are not a current or prospective graduate student in the Student Affairs Program, you may contact the program coordinator of the program you are interested to inquire about openings.

All positions are filled at this time, we are not currently hiring.

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