The Office of Academic Support offers UF students a variety of free resources and programs, but we also offer students employment opportunities under work-study. Students who are eligible will not only receive compensation, but also develop professionalism while working in an office setting. We strive to promote leadership, integrity, and success for all of our students.
Undergraduate Coordinator Applications for the 2016-2017 Academic Year are now available! Hardcopy applications are also available for pick-up in Little Hall 311.
The OAS Desk Assistants primarily aid the Program Assistant in managing the OAS tutoring services as well as conducting various administrative tasks around the office. Duties include scheduling and canceling tutoring appointments, collecting tutor evaluations, keeping a record of Library West walk-ins, answering the phones, greeting visitors, and maintaining general organization in the office. Basic computer and typing skills are necessary. Work-study eligibility is preferred.
The OAS Tutors are students who have developed a particular expertise in certain subjects offered at UF and feel comfortable teaching their peers. Tutors may be able to assist students in multiple subjects depending on their skill. Eligibility is primarily determined by the tutor’s passing grade in the classes they will be assisting other students in. Appointment scheduling is flexible depending on the tutor’s availability. Tutors must be available for Library West walk-in hours at least once a week from 5PM-8PM. Work-study eligibility is preferred.
The OAS Graduate Assistant aids the Director in completing specific program tasks. The Graduate Assistant plays a major role in planning the OAS Transition Orientation Program (TOP) by working with the OAS Coordinators in making the schedule and reaching out to campus representatives. They will also manage updates to the OAS website and newsletter. In addition, the Graduate Assistant may review and research data obtained regarding retention rates and GPA averages of AIM students as well as programming evaluations completed by students. This is a temporary position, and preference is given to individuals who are currently enrolled in a graduate program. Compensation may serve as an assistantship.
Undergraduate Student Coordinators
The OAS Coordinators are central to the program in coordinating special events and workshops, and supervising the OAS Peer Advising Coaches. They participate in the interview, selection, and training process of the Peer Advising Coaches in preparation for the Transition Orientation Program (TOP). OAS Coordinators also lead committees responsible for creating OAS workshops, on-campus social events, fundraisers, and program advertising. Coordinators are undergraduate UF students who have at least one year mentoring experience and are available to work at least 10 hours per week. Work-study eligibility is preferred. Click here for the application.