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Northwest Missouri State University


Student Employment Program - Job Description

Job Title

Teaching Assistant

Department

Mathematics, Computer Science & Information Systems

Job Description

To provide assistance to the instructors and students in the assigned course; Grading; Holding laboratory help sessions outside of class time; Assisting with in-class lectures; Proctoring exams; Tutoring individual students; Assignment solutions preparation; Other duties as assigned.

Communications:

  • Ability to follow and give oral instructions
  • Ability to work with students in a supportive manner

Critical Creative Thinking and Problem Solving:

  • Receive general instructions and complete projects independently
  • Ability to complete coursework easily for the course assigned
  • Answer student questions accurately and describe topics in such a way that the students can understand it

Computer:

  • Advanced ability to use all required software implemented within the course; This might include IDE software, programming languages, Word, Excel, PowerPoint

Self-Directed Learning:

  • Be able to solve new problems as the course content may vary from semester to semester
  • Proofread class materials

Competence in a Discipline:

  • The student should have passed 44-141 with a grade of A or B
  • The student should have passed the assigned course and its prerequisites with grades of A or B

Personal/Social Development:

  • Maintain confidentiality of student work and grades and faculty materials
  • Exhibit professionalism and courtesy to faculty and students
  • Pay attention to detail
  • Exhibit positive student relations skills
  • Work well with instructors

Team Work/Team Leading:

  • Demonstrate ability to work in a team environment
  • Be able to lead other students when working individually or in small groups

Multicultural:

  • Have ability to work with diverse campus populations

Qualifications

Good academic standing; Completed 44-141 with grade of A or B; Completed assigned course and its prerequisites with grades of A or B.

Wage Rate

$8.25

Hours Available

10 Hours

Start Date

Immediately, Summer and Fall

Application Deadline

April 15, 2014; Please complete the attached application.

Supervisor

Jeanne Crawford

Address

Colden Hall 2050

Phone

660-562-1600

Email

jcrawfo@nwmissouri.edu

Contact the Supervisor to apply for this position. Apply for positions for which you meet the qualifications.