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Job Req ID:  93598

Teaching Assistant

The Department of Health Policy and Management is seeking a Teaching Assistant who must be present and available during the entire course to work alongside an Instructor to help organize the course, give lectures in their areas of expertise, grade assignments and give supplementary instruction.


Specific Duties & Responsibilities:

  • The Teaching Assistant must be available to provide extra assistance to individual students as needed.
  • This individual will assist in grading homework, quizzes, and exams of the online section of course.
  • They will also monitor online discussion boards, perform online course communication with students, and assist during Adobe Vantage Point synchronous discussions.
  • The selected individual will be responsible for preparing the course Blackboard site before the start of the course.
  • The Blackboard site will include assignment descriptions and deadlines, grade book calculations, group and class discussion forums, student resources, practice exams, and mid-term course evaluations.
  • The position will require the student to outline a teaching module for future online teaching assistants.
  • This module must include documents for preparing new teaching assistants, troubleshooting tips, and information on fostering a productive working relationship with a professor.
  • Other administrative tasks may be required.
  • Hours Worked: 27 hours/week.


Minimum Qualifications (Mandatory):

  • Bachelor’s Degree required.


Applicants who do not meet the posted requirements but are completing their final academic semester/quarter will be considered eligible for employment and may be asked to provide additional information confirming their academic completion date. 


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree preferred. Familiarity with Turnltin, Adobe Vantage Point, Populr, Blackboard, and Piazza is required.


Classified Title: Teaching Assistant
Role/Level/Range: ACRO40/E/03/CE  
Starting Salary Range: Commensurate with experience 
Employee group: Casual / On Call 
Schedule: Monday through Friday 
Exempt Status: Non-Exempt 
Location: Remote  
Department name: Health Policy & Management Admin 

Personnel area: School of Public Health 



The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.


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