University of Central Oklahoma

Teaching Assistant - Criminal Justice

3 months ago
Job ID
2017-4253
Org Number
010922
Department
Criminal Justice
Division
Provost Vice President
Job Type
Student
US-OK-Edmond
Proposed Salary Range
$11.375 per hour
Targeted Job Start Date
8/21/2017
Hours Per Week
20
Weeks Per Year
32
Regular Workdays/Hours
Monday - Friday, hours vary

Special Instructions to Applicants

Please provide a copy of your fall class schedule

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

The teaching assistant will assist the School of Criminal Justice faculty in a variety of ways pertaining to Criminal Justice class instruction.

 

All duties and services of the graduate teaching assistant are to be carried out under the supervision and direction of faculty or administration.

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.

Qualifications/Experience Preferred

Must be a School of Criminal Justice graduate student enrolled in at least 6 graduate course hours at UCO. Must maintain a 3.0 GPA as a graduate student.

 

Must have excellent communication skills both written and oral.

 

Must be able to speak and use the English language proficiently.

 

Must be dependable, detail-oriented, and innovative.

 

Must be able to take and follow instructions.

 

Must handle confidential information in a professional and ethical manner.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

Primary Responsibilities: 
Assist faculty in their use of a wide variety of web and software programs in relation to their classes

 

Assist faculty with record keeping and supervised grading of exams and or paper assignments

 

Help lecture in areas where the graduate student is deemed competent

 

Tutor in classes which are in the graduate student’s discipline

 

Assist group study sessions as needed

 

Other duties/responsibilities as deteremined by the assistant director and director

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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