FYE Instructors are UNCG faculty, staff, and graduate students that are committed to the success of our new students. FYE Instructors serve as educators, resources, and representatives for UNCG. Working closely with their Peer Academic Leader (PAL), FYE Instructors strive to create lasting connections and impactful learning experiences for their students.
FYE Instructors take on responsibilities both inside and outside of the classroom. The time commitment may fluctuate based on the week, but FYE Instructors can expect the following responsibilities:
Teaching and facilitating class for up to three hours a week
Lesson planning and preparing for class
Grading assignments and providing timely and appropriate feedback
Providing ongoing student support by answering emails, meeting with them outside of class, etc.
Supporting and mentoring your PAL
Actively engaging and learning with your fellow FYE Instructors through ongoing development opportunities
FYE Instructors are expected to partake in the following professional development opportunities:
FYE Instructor Pre-Institute, April TBD (new FYE Instructors only)
FYE Instructor and PAL Meet and Greet
FYE Instructor Institute (multiple days)
FYE Instructor Fall Kick-Off
Weekly 1 hour meetings with their PAL
Bi-weekly development with FYE Instructors
While FYE Instructors are welcome to attend all bi-weekly developments, they are required to attend at least one per month.
Completed 18 credit hours at the graduate level or possess an master’s degree by Fall 2021.
Preferred Qualifications: A master’s degree or higher from a relevant field.
UNC Greensboro, located in the Piedmont Triad region of North Carolina, is a higher-research activity university as classified by the Carnegie Foundation. Founded in 1891 and one of the original three UNC system institutions, UNCG is one of the most diverse universities in the state with nearly 20,000 students and over 2,700 faculty and staff members representing more than 90 nationalities. With 17 Division I athletic teams, 85 undergraduate degrees in over 100 areas of study, as well as 74 master’s and 32 doctoral programs, UNCG is consistently recognized nationally among the top universities for academic excellence and value, with noted strengths in health and wellness, visual and performing arts, nursing, education, and more. For additional information, please visit uncg.edu and follow UNCG on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.