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PARC Main Location
Wyllie D180  |  262-595-2044

Spring Semester
Monday and Wednesday: 8:30 am-7 pm
Tuesday and Thursday: 8:30 am-6 pm
Friday: 8:30 am-2 pm

 


Kim White  |  PARC Manager

kim.white@uwp.edu

Work at PARC

Working at the PARC is a great opportunity to showcase your talents and help fellow Parkside students succeed. Join the PARC team and make a difference on campus. 

Click on a tab below for more details about the positions. 

Be a Tutor

Tutors offer academic support to currently enrolled UW-Parkside students who are in need of assistance with understanding and learning course concepts and subjects. The ideal candidate will be proficient in the area in which s/he desires to tutor, and must be able to convey that knowledge via spoken and written word. The tutor provides support and guidance tailored to each student’s needs.

Requirements:

  • Completed one semester of college level coursework
  • Enrolled for credit at UW-Parkside
  • Suggested cumulative GPA of at least a 2.8; priority consideration given to those with a 3.0 GPA.
  • Received an A or B in subject area you wish to tutor
  • Attend a 2 day pre-semester training, as well as training during the semester

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Strong communication and time management skills
  • Serve as a role model
  • A desire to want to help others learn
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Friendly and approachable
  • Strong work ethic

Benefits of Being a Tutor:

  • Excellent resume builder
  • Reinforces your own knowledge
  • Increases good study habits
  • Improves self-esteem and confidence

Responsibilities:

  • Tutor students in specific course material and/or skill areas, integrate study and learning strategies to promote independent learning.
  • Make appropriate referrals to other campus resources
  • Follow all procedures and policies set by the Parkside Academic Resource Center
  • Report immediately to the PARC Manager when critical issue(s) arises
  • Attend and participate in Tutor meetings as scheduled
  • Work 5 – 20 hours per week

How to Apply:

  • Complete an online Tutor Application
  • Ask a professor to submit the online Rerferral Form. This must be completed by a professor who teaches in the subject area to which you are applying. (Example: if you are applying to be a History tutor, ask a History professor to complete this form on your behalf.)

 

Be a Supplemental Instructor Leader

We have selected all of our SI Leaders for the Spring 2018 semester. We are not currently accepting applications for this role. 

Check back in April 2018 to apply to be an SI Leader for the Fall 2018 Semester! 

Be a Front Desk Assistant

Position Overview

The front desk assistant primarily answers the phone and helps students as they come in to the PARC for academic assistance and/or to study. The ideal candidate will be friendly and welcoming, proficient in computers, and willing to work with little supervision.

Requirements

  • Enrolled for credit at UW-Parkside
  • Attend a 2 day pre-semester training, as well as training during the semester

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Strong communication and time management skills
  • Serve as a role model
  • A desire to want to help others learn
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Friendly and approachable
  • Strong work ethic
  • Self-starter

Responsibilities

  • Open and/or close the PARC
  • Greet and welcome students/faculty/staff as they enter PARC
  • Answer telephone and check/follow up to voicemail
  • Assist in making appointments
  • Make appropriate referrals to other campus resources
  • Follow all procedures and policies set by the Parkside Academic Resource Center
  • Report immediately to the PARC Manager when critical issue(s) arises
  • Attend and participate in meetings as scheduled
  • Work 5 – 20 hours per week

How to Apply

Complete the Front Desk Staff Application

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