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Graduate Teaching Assistant

Metropolitan State University of Denver
United States, Colorado, Denver
February 04, 2023
Posting Details
Posting Details

Posting Number S00045
Position Title Graduate Teaching Assistant
Employment Status Student Hourly
Hourly Wage
Employee Category Student
Department Social Work
Location College of Health and Applied Sciences
Position Summary
The Graduate Teaching Assistant (G-TA) Pilot Program facilitates opportunities for graduate students to participate in teaching and activities that support students and the faculty instructor. This is a part-time position. Teaching Assistants (G-TAs) selected to participate in the G-TA Program will earn $1500 for a full semester's work (i.e. approximately 100 hours in total) for supporting one or more classes/courses.
The G-TA must be able to function in a fast-paced, demanding educational environment. The ideal candidate is someone who pays attention to detail, is thorough, organized, a quick-learner, works independently with little supervision, can make sound decisions, and is committed to supporting the mission and values of the Department of Social Work. #LI- DNI
TA Responsibilities may include the following:

* Work under the direction of one or more faculty members.
* Understand the course(s) objectives and content.
* Identify and analyze materials and literature relevant to course(s).
* Assist in the gathering of resources related to the course(s).
* Prepare materials for courses.
* Assist in the evaluation of student work.
* Assist in the preparation of lectures, test materials, and test preparation materials.
* Lead course discussion.
* Provide individual and group support to students.
* Provide support to the course in Canvas.
* Hold office hours.
Required Qualifications
* Current MSU Denver graduate student in good standing in their department; or,
* Current MSU Denver Master of Social Work ( MSW) student in good standing in the program and department; or,
* A graduate of MSU Denver's MSW Program may be considered for a position on a case by case basis. Must have remained in good standing throughout their tenure in the program.
Preferred Qualifications
* Working knowledge of Canvas, Teams, and Zoom.
* Strong written and verbal communication skills.
Posting date 06/01/2021
Closing date
Closing Instructions Close on Closing Date
Work Hours
Approximately 100 hours total over the course of the semester (varies by week)
MSU Denver offers temporary, non-benefit eligible employees sick leave. The sick leave is accrued at a rate of 1 hour for every 30 hours worked, not to exceed a maximum of 48 hours in a calendar year.
Special Instructions to Applicants
The health and safety of students, faculty, staff, and our prospective teammates are our highest priority.

MSU Denver is requiring all employees to be fully immunized with an approved Covid-19 vaccination. As an institution, we are required to have proof of vaccination or a request for an exemption on file for all employees. Additionally, it is optional to wear a mask at all institutions on campus.
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