Success Guide

Fast Facts:

$12.50 per hour

Position info:

  • Success Guides are peer mentors who connect to undergraduate students through one-on-one meetings, resource referrals, and campus events.
  • Students can meet with their Success Guides as frequently or infrequently as they would like.
  • Success Guides create individual plans to support their students in achieving their academic and social goals.
  • Students interested in becoming a Success Guide must
    • Attend orientation before the semester begins
    • Attend biweekly staff meetings on Wednesdays from 9 am to 10 am
    • Meet with their supervising Graduate Assistant
    • Manage caseloads of 15 to 30 undergraduate students through email communication (using Yet Another Mail Merge), individual meetings, text messages, and phone calls.
    • Maintain accurate, organized, and confidential records of all student interactions regardless of format.
  • Students can expect to work 5 to 12 hours per week and earn $12.50 per hour.
  • Students can earn International Peer Educator Training Program Certification levels 1, 2, and 3 through the College Reading and Learning Association.
  • Interested students can apply through Hire-a-Niner or by clicking the link on the left.


  • Maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
  • Be enrolled at UNC Charlotte for at least one semester
  • Will be enrolled in 6+ credit hours in the semester of employment
  • Feels comfortable guiding peers through organizational strategies and academic technologies

Questions/Additional Information:

Email or call 704-587-7837.

Recruitment Timeline
Hiring for Fall 2025Applications accepted – Interviews completedFebruary-April 2025
Hiring for Spring 2025Applications accepted – Interviews completedOctober-November 2024

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