Language Lab Assistant - Institutional Student Worker (Fall 2017)

Gainesville, GA
Oct 10, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Language Lab Assistant - Institutional Student Worker (Fall 2017)

Benefits Eligible: No

Campus Location: Gainesville

Job Close Date: 10/13/2017

General Summary: The University of North Georgia is currently accepting applications for a Language Lab Assistant. Language Lab Assistants, under the supervision of the FL Lab Coordinator, are tasked with facilitating workshops and completing assessments and feedback on student lab activities for 1001/1002 students in Spanish, French, German and Japanese. They assist students with the use of technology in the lab, with projects assigned by the professor and with tutoring and speaking practice as requested. Lab Assistants also complete administrative/clerical tasks to ensure the lab runs smoothly as directed by the FL Lab Coordinator.

Job Duties & Responsibilities: The Language Lab Assistant will:
  • Give assessment/feedback of lab activities submitted by students (Spanish, French, German)
  • Facilitate workshops for students as directed by the professors (Japanese)
  • Assist students with language questions, extra practice, general tutoring
  • Answer technology questions regarding completion of lab activities
  • Maintain lab as a tidy, comfortable, welcoming space

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
  • Proficiency in the language(s) they are applying for (native speaker and/or completion of 2001 level of the language)
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Able to stay calm and work in a fast-paced, sometimes high-pressure environment
  • Willingness and ability to learn SANAKO system and other new technology applications

Certifications/Licenses & Minimum Requirements:
  • Must be enrolled at the University of North Georgia in a minimum of six (6) credit hours to qualify as a student worker.
  • Tutoring experience a plus
  • Experience working with computers / technology a plus

Required Documents: Cover Letter, FWS Award Letter, Resume/Curriculum Vitae

Special Instructions to Applicants: Please submit contact information for three professional references along with a screenshot of your Federal Work Study package for the semester.

Employer Information: All employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation, as determined by the University of North Georgia in its sole discretion. The University of North Georgia, a unit of the University System of Georgia, is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sex or national origin, age, disability, religion, genetics or veteran status. Georgia is an open records state. Also, UNG is a federal contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans.

We provide equal employment opportunities to minorities, females, protected veterans, and disabled individuals, as well as other protected groups.

The University of North Georgia is committed to providing equal opportunity to all qualified applicants without discrimination at the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, age, disability or handicap as a matter of college policy and as required by applicable state and federal laws.


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