Student Employment

Student Employment

Academic Services for Student-Athletes (ASA) provides a comprehensive range of academic advising, personal support, and eligibility oversight for student-athletes. Graduate Students in our office work directly with student-athletes to provide support through academic study halls and one-on-one consultation.

Graduate Assistants

Graduate Assistants for study hall work in small group settings with incoming and returning student-athletes. These student-athletes may have challenges with adjusting to college and independence, time management, organization, test-taking/study strategies, academic motivation, and other academic difficulties. The role of a Graduate Assistant is to monitor student performance and help students develop study skills and organization skills.

This position is 20 hours per week and may include evening hours.

This is a great opportunity for students interested in a career in academic support within athletics.

Responsibilities:

  • Facilitate student-athlete success
  • Help students use course syllabi, AsULearn, and other resources to understand academic responsibilities
  • Developing students’ planning strategies through prioritization and organization (i.e., creating weekly to-do lists and study/homework plans)
  • Communicate student concerns and/or struggles to academic advisors and learning specialists
  • Check and record student grades bi-weekly
  • Assist with compiling reports and other administrative duties
  • Monitor weekday and evening study halls for specific study hall teams

Compensation:

  • Graduate Assistants with Academic Services for Student-Athletes are paid $15/hour

Study Hall Monitor Position Description

Location: DD Dougherty Hall (and satellite study hall locations)
Supervisor: Taylor Webster, Learning Specialist & Coord. Of Learning Services

The purpose of the Study Hall Monitor position is to support the mission of Academic Services for Student-Athletes by providing an environment for learning and academic support. Study Hall monitors will oversee the daily operations of student-athlete academic study halls.

Refer to https://universitycollege.appstate.edu/asa for more information about our mission, structure, and those that we serve.

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Monitor check-in/check-out for all student-athletes attending study hall
  • Enforce all SLC facility rules and ASA Study Hall guidelines
  • Report any issues to Supervisor or ASA Staff member promptly
  • Facilitate a study hall environment conducive to learning
  • Maintain a clean work environment
  • Assist with additional tasks as needed

An ideal candidate will have the ability to interact with students and help connect them with campus resources as needed. Candidates should be knowledgeable of Appalachian State University so that they may field general questions regarding the student experience, campus, and resources. Candidates chosen for this role will be an authority figure during daily study halls and are expected to enforce all rules set forth by ASA and Appalachian State. Training sessions will be provided before the start of services in the Fall.

Required qualifications include:

  • Undergraduate Student with Junior or Senior standing
  • Cumulative GPA of a 3.0 or higher
  • Availability to work 5 – 10 hours per week
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills
  • Knowledge of Appalachian State and its campus resources
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Google Applications
  • Effective organization skills

Preferred availability: ASA Study Halls run Sunday-Friday and have several shifts available between 8 am – 5 pm, along with some evening hours (6:00 pm – 9:00 pm)

The position will earn $9/hour

How to Apply:
Students can apply through Handshake
Materials Required: Cover Letter, Resume, and List of References

For more information, or to apply, please contact Taylor Webster (webstertl@appstate.edu)