University of Central Oklahoma

Teaching Assistant - Political Science

3 months ago
Job ID
2017-4234
Org Number
010084
Department
Political Science
Division
Provost Vice President
Job Type
Student
US-OK-Edmond
Proposed Salary Range
$11.375 per hour
Targeted Job Start Date
8/1/2017
Hours Per Week
10
Weeks Per Year
Employment is per semester.
Regular Workdays/Hours
Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 5:00pm

Position Overview

Assist faculty members with classes and courses; assist with research and instrument development/assessment. Cover classes or proctor exams.

Department Specific Essential Job Functions

Assist faculty members with classes and courses; assist with research and instrument development/assessment; assist with the preparation of reports; assist with other miscellaneous duties/responsibilities.

This position is for the 2017 Fall semester only. Interested student candidates must apply for the FY 2017-18 position during the 2017 Summer/Fall semester upon advertisement. Upon successful completion as a Teaching Assistant for the Fall 2017 semester, the student will be re-considered for a subsequent semester(s).

Qualifications/Experience Required

ENROLLMENT REQUIREMENTS Fall/Spring Semesters All student employees must be enrolled at least half time to be eligible to work any UCO student position. Half time enrollment for Fall/Spring is considered 5 hours for graduates and 6 hours for undergraduates. Summer Semester Undergraduate Work-Study students must be enrolled in 6 hours to work on campus and Graduate Work-Study students must be enrolled in at least 5 hours. All other students must be enrolled in at least 3 hours to work on campus. Students not enrolled in summer classes must be enrolled in Fall classes in order to work on campus, but will be required to pay FICA taxes. If the number of hours needed to graduate is less than the minimum hours required to work, the student must obtain a letter from his/her advisor stating the number of hours needed to graduate. Call Human Resources Dept. for further information.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

Assist faculty members in a variety of ways: cover classes or proctor exams; lecture in areas where the student is deemed competent; potentially tutor in classes which are in the student’s discipline; assist faculty with class preparation (i.e., library research, internet searches, and PowerPoint presentations), record keeping, and supervised grading of exams and assignments; assist with group study sessions as needed; and, other duties/responsibilities as deemed necessary or required.

Physical Demands

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.

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