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Selection criteria


Apply to be a PASS Facilitator in 2018

You are eligible to apply to become a PASS facilitator if you;

  • Received at least a Distinction grade in a relevant Unit of Study and a credit average overall in your academic achievement to date
    Note: You can apply to facilitate in a unit of study that you are currently studying if you think it is likely that you will achieve at least a Distinction grade
  • Can commit to working for the entire year and will be on campus a minimum of 3 weekdays during each semester
  • Can attend the 3 day Assessment Centre on February 20th, 21st, 22nd 2018
  • Have a basic understanding of the PASS model through attendance of relevant sessions
  • Are not concurrently tutoring within the Business or Law School
  • Knowledge of and commitment to complying with the University of Sydney Staff Code of Conduct

The purpose of the initial application process is to develop an 'eligibility list' for the PASS Assessment Centre that will occur from the 20th - 22nd February 2018. Applicants will undergo assessment to further gauge their suitability for the role.

You MUST address ALL of the selection criteria below in your 'Selection Criteria Statement', with each criteria addressed in a separate sub heading..

  • Empathy with students and the struggles they may experience in specific units of study and/or their transition to university study
  • Ability to identify areas of student difficulty AND strategies to help students overcome those difficulties
  • Good time management, communication, listening and interpersonal skills
  • Proven ability to reflect upon own performance and implement feedback
  • Understanding of the PASS program, including belief in the benefits of peer learning and group discussion, along with a desire to put this into practice
  • Capacity to facilitate a group without dominating