FWS Teaching Assistant/Peer Advisor MBM

Oct 27, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type

Job location: Remote

Employment Type: Part-time
Posted data: 2020-10-26
Req: R0005544

Job Description:

Available Positions: 2

Saybrook University is seeking a teaching assistant and peer advisor to join the Department of Mind-Body Medicine in the College of Integrative Medicine and Health Sciences (CIMHS). The person hired for the federal work-study position will report directly to the specialization coordinator and will be responsible for carrying out administrative and support functions for MBM programs. The department chair will sign off on the weekly hours in Workday.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Assist faculty with course development, syllabi revisions, assisting at residential conferences, and other related instructional activities.

  • Support faculty with Canvas course set up and managing chat box activities during videoconferences.

  • Assist with program planning and organizing/updating program files, preparing Canvas courses.

  • Provide mentorship an advising to students under the direction of faculty program advisors.


  • Actively enrolled in the PhD MBM degree program with good academic standing

  • Exceptional organization and communication skills

  • Willingness to collaborate as well as receive feedback and direction from others

  • Familiarity with the MBM curriculum and navigating Saybrook resources located in the CIMHS Mentoring and Writing Centers, Canvas, and Library

  • Experience utilizing Microsoft Office tools and willingness to learn new technology


  • Weekly workload will vary according to the needs of the department

  • Time commitment: Maximum of 15 hours per week


  • Submit hours in Workday each week

  • $15.00 per hour

About Saybrook University

Saybrook University was founded over 40 years ago by some of the greatest minds of the 20th century and continues to inspire a new generation of innovators. A non-profit regionally accredited university known for its commitment to humanistic studies and rigorous research, Saybrook University’s academic model puts the student at the center of everything we do to provide a unique, transformational, learning experience. Saybrook offers advanced degrees in organizational systems, psychology, mind-body medicine, and counseling, all in flexible learning formats to help students continue to be active contributors to the fields they work in while they advance their education. Saybrook University is proud to be a community of creative, compassionate innovators dedicated to pursing new ways of thinking and doing for our professions, organizations, and communities.

For more information, visit www.saybrook.edu.

Saybrook University offers a generous compensation and benefits package, as well as the opportunity to work for a leader in the field of education. Some of our key benefits include: generous paid time-off, medical and dental coverage, company-paid life and disability insurance, retirement plan with employer contribution, multiple flexible spending accounts (FSA), tuition reimbursement, professional development, and regular employee appreciation events.

Saybrook University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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