University of Central Oklahoma

  • Teaching Assistant - School of Criminal Justice

    Posted Date 11 months ago(7/11/2018 12:35 PM)
    $11.375 per hour
    Compensation & Benefits Package at UCO
    N/A for student positions
    Criminal Justice
    Hours Per Week
    Weeks Per Year
    Weeks Per Year
    Monday - Friday, hours vary
    Targeted Job Start Date
    Job ID
  • Special Instructions to Applicants

    Please provide a copy of your fall class schedule

    Please upload a PDF of your STLR Snapshot ( to this job application; if you have no STLR credits yet, an empty one is acceptable.

    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.


    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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