What is a Learning Commons Navigator?
If you are new to doing research as a USM student, it can be helpful to meet with a Learning Commons Navigator at the Portland campus location (second floor of the Glickman Library). A Learning Commons Navigator is a current USM undergraduate or graduate student trained in guiding peers through the initial steps of conducting academic research. This includes how to:
Learning Commons Navigators can assist students with several other academic tasks, including how to:
Become a Learning Commons Navigator
The position of Learning Commons Navigator offers students a job opportunity that helps them to become stronger students while developing a wide array of transferable professional skills. Learning Commons Navigators serve as members of the broader team, including Subject-Based Tutors, Writing Assistants, Technology Coaches, Peer Academic Coaches, and the professional staff.
Navigator positions are filled prior to the start of the semester to allow for participation in our robust training program. To apply, please see the link to the application below. If you have questions, please contact Brittney Smith, Academic Support Program Coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org.