University of Central Oklahoma

  • Teaching Assistant - History & Geography Department

    Posted Date 1 week ago(5/17/2018 3:28 PM)
    Job ID
    Org Number
    History and Geography
    Provost Vice President
    Job Type
    $11.375 per hour
    Targeted Job Start Date
    Hours Per Week
    Weeks Per Year
    16 weeks per semester - Fall and Spring
    Weeks Per Year
    M-S, Hours vary
  • Special Instructions to Applicants

    A pre-qualifying application must be submitted to and approved by the department Graduate Advisor inorder to be considered for this position. 

    College/Department Overview

    The Teaching Assistant Position is open to History & Geography graduate students currently enrolled in the program. A pre-qualifying application to the department must be submitted and approved in order to be considered for this position. 

    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 by performing teaching or teaching-related duties.


    Responsibilities may include teaching lower level courses, preparing and proctoring examinations, and grading examinations or papers.


    Other duties/responsibilities as determined by the department program director.

    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 Department of History & Geography graduate studnet enrolled in at least 6 graduate course hours at UCO. 


    Excellent communication shills both written and oral.

    Detail oriented.

    Required character traits: Dependability, thoroughness, and initiative.

    Have sensitivity of intercultural communication, and have good interpersonal skills.

    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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