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Teaching Assistantship (1072-2022)


Must pass drug screen and criminal background checks (this position requires working with minors)
Must have reliable transportation
Must be willing to commit two semesters
Enjoys working with teens
Experience working (paid or volunteer) with youth at school-based programs, recreation centers, camps, and/or social service agencies.

Position Description

SIUE TRIO Upward Bound Scholars Academy at Collinsville HS is looking for graduate students who want to be a mentor to high school students.

Conduct individual advising sessions with teens
Provide tutoring/homework assistance during school hours and after school
Prepare lesson plans and facilitate college prep, career readiness and life skills workshops
Co-teach high school level academic classes and electives/clubs
Track program participation and input advising notes
Administer assessment tools
Administrative duties
Chaperone field trips when needed

During the academic year, services are provided at Collinsville High School during school hours (9am-3pm) and after school Tuesdays and Thursdays.
During the summer, services are provided at SIU Edwardsville campus from mid-May through end of July (8am-4:30pm).

Position Contact Information


Campus Box 1200

Phone:  (618) 650-6988

Required Documents

Please submit via email:
Spring 2023/Summer 2023 class schedules

Candidates who qualify will be contacted via email to schedule an interview for late November/early December with an expected start date of January 15, 2023.


 **All communications sent to the prospective employer should include the posting number for the position. 


Voluntary GA Applicant Data Form

This form is used to gather applicant data by the Office of Equal Opportunity, Access, & Title IX Coordination at SIUE. This information cannot be viewed by units hiring Graduate Assistants. Completion of this form is not required and will not impact your chances of being hired for a Graduate Assistantship. This form is NOT an application for employment. To apply for a Graduate Assistant position, follow the instructions listed in the posting. 


Since each individual hiring unit manages their own hiring process, please contact the hiring unit if you have questions about this posting. 
Notice:  Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, religion, national origin or sex in violation of Title VII.
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville prohibits discrimination against employees, applicants for employment and students on the basis of age, color, disability, marital status, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran’s status.