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Job Info:

  • PAL leaders are expected to work between 7-10 hours per week and facilitate up to 4 PAL sessions per week.

  • Earn nationally recognized Mentor certification at level 1 through the College Reading and Learning Association (CRLA).

  • PAL position provides great schedule flexibility around academics.

  • PAL position provides opportunities for professional development and leadership on campus by helping students reach their academic goals.


  • PAL Leaders are required to be enrolled in no less than 9 credit hours at UNCC for the semester which they are applying for.

  • Leaders must have made an “A” in the course which they are applying for.

  • PAL Leaders must have a minimum GPA of 3.0.

  • Leaders are required to attend a two day training previous to the start of the semester.

  • Leaders are expected to conduct 4 PAL sessions per week during the semester starting the second week of class, sit-in on one section of course leading for PAL, attend one hour of weekly training and lead 4 or more semester review sessions per semester.


Recruitment Timeline
Fall Rolling Applications Accepted April - June
Spring Rolling Applications Accepted *(bases upon staffing needs)* November - December 
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