Working in the LARC

Several of our positions for the 2022-2023 academic year are now accepting applications! Scroll down to see more, and for the application links. We also have a recorded LARC Jobs Info Session, and the transcript so you can learn more, and hear directly from the student staff.

In the LARC, we believe in communication, collaboration, adaptation, creativity, inclusivity, growth, support, patience, approachability, and play. 

To that end, we strive to build a strong community for all our staff, with ongoing professional development opportunities and a variety of all-staff events. We offer a competitive pay rate for on-campus/remote work and allow for scheduling around classes. Please check out our job descriptions and applications below! If you have questions that are not answered here, please contact us at larcdeskw@sonoma.edu

You can also see our listings on the  Academic Affairs website, under Academic Student Employment Opportunities - just  look for the positions listed below.

Please note: We are now using Google Forms for the application process. Please answer all questions marked with a red asterisk, and be certain you upload any documents required. If you need another format or have any difficulty with the Google forms, please contact us at the LARC Desk at larcdeskw@sonoma.edu

LARC Job Opportunities
Job Descriptions Applications (Google Form)
 

Supplemental Instruction (SI) Leaders and Learning Community (LC) Mentors are faculty-recommended students who have already mastered the course material and are trained to facilitate collaborative group learning. SI Leaders/LC Mentors attend lectures, take notes, model successful student behavior, work with the instructor, and plan weekly study sessions. These group sessions are where students can meet to compare class notes, review and discuss important concepts, develop strategies for studying, and prepare for exams. Please note: Learning Communities specifically support year-long stretch math courses. For more information, please view the official job posting under Academic Affairs.

2022-23 SI Leader/Learning Community Mentor Application
 

Our peer tutors for the subject-specific Tutorial Program (TP) are faculty recommended, model students who support other students in math, the sciences, modern languages, economics, business courses, and more. Tutors are trained to adjust their tutoring to students’ learning preferences, and can help students review the course content, develop study skills, and increase their overall confidence as a student. Tutors usually work one-on-one with students, but may also work in small group settings. For more information, please view the official job posting under Academic Affairs.

2022-23 Tutorial Program Application  
 

Writing Center (WC) tutors help SSU students, faculty, and staff improve as writers across the curriculum. Tutors work with individuals and groups on specific texts, assessing the skills, knowledge, and needs of the tutees, offering suggestions to improve writing abilities, and teaching rhetorical strategies to aid in progression through the writing process.  Most work is through one-on-one tutoring, though there may be some small group tutoring, and assistance with larger workshops. For more information, please view the official job posting under Academic Affairs.

 

Applications full at this time 

 

Student Ambassadors (SA) perform reception and administrative tasks for the LARC, including welcoming students, answering emails, and directing inquiries. Other tasks include answering the telephone, assisting with the schedule, connecting students with tutors, and general support for the administrative staff. Federal Work-Study students are eligible to apply for this student assistant position. For more information, please view the full position description.

Applications full at this time
 

Summer Tutors (Writing & Subject-Specific) offer academic support for incoming first generation students primarily in a one-on-one setting or in small groups (using Zoom and other online tools). Subject-specific tutors help students in quantitative reasoning/math courses to understand course material, develop study skills, and work through assignments. Writing tutors work with students on specific texts, assessing the skills, knowledge, and needs of the tutees, offering suggestions to improve writing abilities, and teaching rhetorical strategies to aid in progression through the writing process. Additionally, tutors may help create instructional materials for future use. Students graduating Spring 2022 may apply. Previous experience as a LARC tutor or peer educator preferred. For more information, please view the official job posting under Academic Affairs.

Summer 2022 Tutor Application

 

The LARC reflects SSU’s Strategic Plan for Leadership Cultivation by offering advisory positions to interested student staff members who have demonstrated their abilities as tutors and Supplemental Instruction Leaders/Learning Community Mentors for at least one semester. Our three programs (Supplemental Instruction, Tutorial Program, Writing Center) all offer this more advanced position. If you would like to see the job description for this position, please contact the LARC Admin Coordinator at estesg@sonoma.edu.

Current LARC employees may request applications for advisory positions by emailing the LARC Desk at larcdeskw@sonoma.edu or the LARC Admin Coordinator at estesg@sonoma.edu.