Peer Facilitator Positions

Peer Facilitator Application Closed

At this time, all positions for Peer Facilitators for the upcoming semester have been filled; therefore, we are no longer accepting applications for Peer Facilitators for the spring 2024 semester. Our application for fall 2024 Peer Facilitator positions will be open in February. Thank you for your interest in the Learning Commons.

Primary Responsibilities

Peer Facilitators within the Learning Commons are upper-class students who attend weekly seminars and lead weekly discussion groups with students enrolled in the Discovering UC and Quest for Success in the Liberal Arts courses. Peer Facilitators are responsible for communicating with course instructors to create conducive learning environments, promoting the development of skills related to First Year Target Learning Areas, and providing individual and small group mentoring. Peer Facilitators attend weekly meetings, hold weekly office hours, and prepare materials for individual discussion sections. Peer Facilitators must be able to assist first-year students in their transition to UC and provide their students high quality support that prepares them for subsequent academic accomplishments. 

Required Qualifications

  • Completed at least one full year at UC
  • Hold minimum of sophomore status
  • Maintain minimum of a 3.0 cumulative UC GPA
  • Able to dedicate 6-7 hours each week to the position 
  • Must remain under 24 hours of work per week across all campus positions

Preferred Qualifications

  • Completed MLTI 1075 or MLTI 1019 with a B+ or higher

Applicants must submit at least 1 reference, and 2 references are encouraged. Students should solicit references from individuals who have seen the student’s academic, leadership, and interpersonal skills. 

References can be from faculty, staff, advisors, previous/current supervisors, and/or Peer Facilitators.

How to Apply

Once you have reviewed the position responsibilities and qualifications, go back to the Student Employment main page and apply. You are able to select more than one position you want to apply for within the application, but you should not select all positions.

Questions? Contact the Learning Commons Front Desk at (513) 556-3244 or email the professional staff member supervising the position. Go to the Learning Commons Professional Staff page for details on the supervisor you should contact.