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ARC-C Leader Job Qualifications & Description


  1. Undergraduate (above the classification level of freshman) or graduate student.
  2. A consistent cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above is required.
  3. A grade of A in the selected or similar course is required (on rare exceptions we will allow individuals with a B to ARC-C leaders if recommended and other requirements have been met); prior enrollment with the professor who is to teach the selected course is preferred but not a requirement.
  4. Good interpersonal and communications skills  are required.

Primary Activities:

  1. Attend all class meetings of the selected course, take notes, and read all assigned materials including text(s) and supplemental readings
  2. Conduct at least two 50-minute study sessions per week throughout the term using strategies learned through the ARC-C leader-training workshop.
  3. Regularly meet with the ARC-C supervisor to discuss:
    1. Observations of the ARC-C sessions.
    2. Use of ARC-C session handouts and activities.
    3. Planning of ARC-C sessions and use of a wide variety of learning strategies.
    4. Difficulties encountered in sessions.
  4. Assist ARC-C supervisor in training other ARC-C leaders.

Secondary Activities:

  1. Provide two hour test preparation sessions, prior to examinations.
  2. Provide supplemental materials for use during ARC-C sessions.
  3. Maintain contact throughout the term with course professor or designated representative.
  4. Meet with other campus ARC-C leaders and supervisory staff at scheduled meetings.
  5. Other duties as assigned by the ARC-C supervisor.

Maintenance Activities:

  1. Complete necessary personnel paperwork.
  2. Attend ARC-C leader training workshop at the beginning of each term.
  3. Work with ARC staff to select appropriate times and scheduling of ARC-C sessions.
  4. Make periodic announcements about the availability of the ARC-C sessions to the students.
  5. Ensure that all surveys are distributed and assist with data analysis.
  6. Collect attendance data for every ARC-C session, including student names, course title, date, and time of session.
  7. Administer end-of-term evaluation to ARC-C class to get student input on effectiveness of the ARC-C program.
  8. Assist the ARC-C supervisor in the preparation of end-of-term reports and other reports as requested.
  9. Maintain a professional attitude.
  10. Model appropriate behaviors to staff, students, and others.
  11. Provide the ARC-C supervisor with an up-to-date schedule of your ARC-C sessions.
  12. Notify your ARC-C supervisor in advance if you cannot conduct a ARC-C session as scheduled.