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Supplemental Instructor

Bulldog Scholars Academy offers entering freshmen engaged learning experiences in a variety of general education courses . To support participants' development as scholars, we embed peer tutors in the math courses. Supplemental Instructors (SI)/ Tutors attend class with scholars and offer group and individual tutoring sessions outside of class. Supplemental Instructors reside on campus while Bulldog Scholars Academy is in session.

Duties and Expectations

  • Attend course with Bulldog Scholars Academy participants: take notes related to course content and assignments; assist professor (when appropriate) with handing out course materials, taking attendance, and leading small group discussions.
  • Offer supplemental instruction and tutoring sessions outside of class: meet students in small groups and individually to review course material, brush up on discipline-related skills, and discuss study strategies. 
  • Complete administrative duties: document attendance during supplemental instruction and tutoring sessions; submit weekly plan to supplemental instruction manager; administer mid-term survey to SI and tutoring participants.
  • Build professional relationship with faculty and Bulldog Scholars Academy participants: maintain an open line of communication with faculty; provide students with a weekly supplemental instruction agenda; maintain consistent contact with students in person and electronically.
  • Attend training sessions and meetings with SI manager.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Earned A or B in courses related to supplemental instruction/tutoring content area.
  • 3.0 or higher cumulative GPA.
  • Undergraduate with 30 or more credit hours OR graduate student.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.