Student Hourly Learning Assistant - 12283BR

Student Hourly Learning Assistant

Department: 
Geology
Location/Division: 
University of Kansas - Lawrence
Reg/Temp: 
Temporary
Employee Class: 
S-Student

Position Overview

The Undergraduate Geology program is accepting applications for undergraduate Learning Assistants (LAs) to assist with various Geology classes. Courses are redesigned around a student-centered approach to learning as part of the CLAS Course Redesign Initiative.

Job Description

LA duties may include, but are not limited to, serving as peer mentors in and out of class to facilitate student engagement and concept mastery, assisting faculty with development of activities, grading and evaluation of student assignments, creating online study and practice tools, and leading study sessions. All LAs hired for these positions will be required to attend weekly course meetings and take part in regular teaching workshops before and throughout the semester. Applicants must have a demonstrated interest in geology.

Required Qualifications

  1. Applicants must have a 3.25 overall GPA
  2. Applicants must demonstrate a basic level of experience with and interest in evidence-based teaching methods as evidenced in application material.
  3. Current KU student. “During the semester term of the appointment, the student hourly must be enrolled in no fewer than 6 credit hours. For summer periods the student hourly must: 1) have been enrolled in no less than 6 hours in the past spring semester or 2) be pre-enrolled in upcoming fall semester in no less than 6 hours or 3) be enrolled in summer session or 4) be admitted to study in the upcoming fall semester. Student Hourlies may be undergraduate or graduate students. (Exceptions granted for GRA/GTA/GA appointments DO NOT apply to Student Hourly appointments)”.

Preferred Qualifications

Geology majors or minors, UKanTeach students, previous UTAs in geology, and previous geology students with excellent outcomes will receive first consideration.

Additional Candidate Instructions

A complete application will include a Cover Letter and a Resume or CV. Apply online and submit a letter describing your qualifications for this position. Only complete applications will be considered.
  • Application review begins on 7/20/2018.

Advertised Salary Range

$7.75-$10.00

Anticipated Start Date

13-Aug-2018

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Posting Information
Posting ID:
12283BR
Department:
Geology
Location/Division:
University of Kansas - Lawrence
Reg/Temp:
Temporary
Employee Class:
S-Student
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