University of Central Oklahoma

  • School of Music Teaching Assistant

    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(8/1/2018 11:05 AM)
    Job ID
    2018-5267
    Org Number
    010082
    Department
    Music
    Division
    Provost Vice President
    Job Type
    US-OK-Edmond
    Salary
    $11.375 per hour
    Targeted Job Start Date
    8/20/2018
    Hours Per Week
    5-25
    Weeks Per Year
    32
    Weeks Per Year
    Varies between 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM. Some weekend work may be required.
  • Special Instructions to Applicants

    Must be recommended by UCO School of Music faculty.

    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 department chairperson, faculty members, or other professional staff members in college or university by performing teaching or teaching-related duties, such as teaching lower level courses, developing teaching materials, preparing and giving examinations, and grading examinations or papers. Graduate assistants must be enrolled in a graduate school program. Graduate assistants who primarily perform non-teaching duties, such as laboratory research, should be reported in the occupational category related to the work performed.

    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

    Completed Undergraduate Degree. Musical experience/expertise as required by recommending supervisor.

    Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

    Instructing - Teaching others how to do something.

     

    Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively.

     

    Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions, or approaches to problems. 

     

    Reading Comprehension - Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.

     

    Learning Strategies - Selecting and using training/instructional methods and procedures appropriate for the situation when learning or teaching new things.

     

    Monitoring - Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.

     

    Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.

     

    Writing - Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.

     

    Active Learning - Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.

     

    Complex Problem Solving - Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.

    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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