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Become a UCFTR Peer Coordinator

Join the UCFTR Team!

Thank you for your interest in joining the Undergraduate Course Facilitator Training & Resources (UCFTR) Team! Please expand below to explore opportunities available and submit an application to join us today.

Positions Available

Positions Available

✔ Peer Coordinator

Compensation & Benefits

Compensation

✔ Positions start at $15.57/hour*

*Note: Students may not be employed by the University more than 50% time during the fall or spring semester in any combination of titles. Students may work up to 100% time during the summer and during the winter break. 

Working as a peer coordinator allows you to:

✔ Refine your leadership, communication, and public speaking skills
✔ Expand and enhance your facilitator toolkit
✔ Contribute to Cal’s culture of academic excellence and rigor
✔ Become part of a diverse, dynamic, inclusive learning culture

Qualifications, Requirements & Responsibilities

Minimum Qualifications

✔ Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher
✔ No more than two “Incomplete” grades
✔ Not on academic probation
✔ Experience leading a DeCal or other group facilitation experience
✔ Satisfactory completion of application

Preferred Qualifications

✔ Strong interest in serving the DeCal, student facilitator, and academic communities at Cal
✔ Strong interest in collaborative learning
✔ Strong interest in peer teaching/facilitation 
✔ Strong public speaking skills
✔ Demonstrated leadership skills and experience
✔ Willingness to engage in reflective practice
✔ Desire to grow as a facilitator and budding professional

Program Requirements for Selected Candidates

✔ Attend and prepare for weekly team meetings
✔ Commit an average of 5 hours to the program each week

*Note: Students may not be employed by the University more than 50% time during the fall or spring semester in any combination of titles. Students may work up to 100% time during the summer and during the winter break. Moreover, if study group attendance drops below 4 for two consecutive weeks, study group hours will be converted to drop-in hours. 

Responsibilities 

✔ Prepare for and attend weekly team meetings
✔ Prepare for and provide information and training workshops
✔ Design workshops and other activities in consultation with program professional staff
✔ Foster an inclusive and welcoming learning environment
✔ Perform other tasks as assigned: drop-in/appointment consultations, observation of program services, work performance conferences, event planning, logistical and administrative tasks

Application Procedure

Materials Required

✔ General applicant information
✔ Short responses
✔ Current academic transcript (unofficial copy accepted)
✔ Faculty/Advisor Recommendation Form (must be submitted by your first day of service)

Process

✔ Submit a complete application
✔ Request a faculty/advisor recommendation (must be submitted by your first day of service)
✔ Candidates who submit a complete application and who satisfy the minimum qualifications and program requirements will be invited for an interview
✔ Candidates are notified of the results of their applications in writing within three weeks of their interviews

Deadline

✔ Applications are due at 5pm on March 4, 2019.

Statement of Non-Discrimination

SLC Statement of Non-Discrimination

The UC Berkeley Student Learning Center, in accordance with applicable Federal and State law and University policy, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, citizenship, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, medical condition, ancestry, age, marital status, or service in the uniformed services. This nondiscrimination policy covers all matters related to hiring and service. Click here for the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy.

SLC Statement of Affirmation

In addition to our commitment to a non-discriminatory and equitable workplace, the SLC seeks to provide all students and members of the Cal community with a respectful and inclusive learning environment conducive to growth and discovery. Click here to read more.  

Apply Here

Peer Coordinator Application (bMail log-in required) 
Faculty/Advisor Recommendation Form

Application Deadline: Applications are due at 5pm on March 4, 2019.

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Application Inquiries

Email: slc-ucftr@berkeley.edu
Website: http://slc.berkeley.edu/ucftr