In order to apply for this TL Graduate Student Project employment, you first must have a Faculty or Staff Supervisor and an approved STLR project.
Student Transformative Learning (TL) Projects are funded through UCO's Student Transformative Learning Record (STLR) to provide students with paid, learning experiences.
STLR's goal is to expand students' perspectives of their relationships with self, others, community, and environment to develop employability, communication, and citizenship skills for success after graduation. STLR documents 5 of UCO's Central 6 tenets for students to showcase to employers, graduate schools, scholarship committees, and others. These tenets are: Global & Cultural Competencies; Health & Wellness; Leadership; Research, Creative & Scholarly Activities; and Service Learning & Civic Engagement. These projects give students a place to apply academic knowledge outside the classroom to strengthen their knowledge base, sharpen their skills, and enable the development of real workplace competencies.
STLR projects are of variable duration, but all require students to:
There will be many different types of projects that are associated with one or more of the UCO Central Six Core Tenets: Global and Cultural Competencies; Health and Wellness; Leadership; Research, Creative, and Scholarly Activities; and Service Learning and Civic Engagement. The tenet of Discipline Knowledge may or may not be included.
Graduate student. Enrollment in at least 5 credit hours (6 for international students) or for summer employment maintain enrollment in at least 3 hours or be enrolled in Fall classes (FICA tax deduction required). If the number of credit hours needed to graduate is less than the minimum hours required to work, the student must obtain a degree check from his/her advisor stating the number of hours needed to graduate; employment will be considered on this basis. Identify a UCO faculty/staff supervisor who has been, or will be, STLR-trained prior to the start of the project.
Various basic skill and abilities will be needed to complete the project(s).
Repetitive movement of hands and fingers – typing and/or writing. Frequent standing, and/or sitting. Occasional walking, stooping, kneeling or crouching. Reach with hands and arms.
Visually identify, observe and assess. Ability to communicate with supervisor/students/colleagues. Regular physical attendance required.
The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
Reasonable accommodations (in accordance with ADA requirements) may be made, upon request, to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.