Guided Study Group Leader

Penn State University

University Park Campus
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
Work Unit:
Office of the President
Penn State Learning
Full/Part Time:


Penn State Learning (PSL), which supports learning through peer tutoring and study groups, is seeking undergraduate Guided Study Groups (GSG) leaders to provide academic assistance and collaborative learning opportunities to students in high-enrollment courses. Course vacancies for Fall 2019: CHEM 112, 210; MATH 110, 140, 140B, 141B; ECON 102, 104; PHYS 250; STAT 200. Federal Work Study recipients are encouraged to apply. Applications will be received on an ongoing basis and reviewed as openings become available. Prior tutor/LA training and experience are a plus; those without prior training or experience will be required to complete a peer tutoring course (1-credit). To apply, submit a cover letter, resume, and recent transcript. For more information about Penn State Learning, please visit Candidates must have completed the course they wish to conduct guided study sessions for with a grade of an A or A-; be available to attend all course-related lectures (e.g., MWF 10:10 a.m.), facilitate two to three study sessions per week; host exam reviews; enjoy working with peers on understanding and applying course concepts; possess strong communication skills and utilize effective facilitation or group dynamic skills; have the ability and desire to work openly and constructively with supervisors; be willing to adhere to program procedures; and be currently enrolled as a full-time undergraduate student at University Park.

These salary bands have been established to provide salary guidelines for staff positions.

Salary Band Minimum Midpoint Maximum
A $16,584 $24,456 $32,328
B $18,240 $26,904 $35,556
C $19,728 $29,592 $39,456
D $21,708 $32,568 $43,416
E $24,312 $36,468 $48,612
F $27,228 $40,848 $54,456
G $30,012 $45,744 $61,500
H $34,188 $52,140 $70,080
I $38,988 $59,424 $79,908
J $43,716 $67,740 $91,812
K $50,712 $78,600 $106,488
L $58,836 $91,176 $123,528
M $68,232 $105,756 $143,292
N $80,508 $124,788 $169,068
O $93,492 $147,252 $201,024
P $110,340 $173,760 $237,192
Q $126,396 $199,056 $271,728
R $151,668 $238,872 $326,088