Student/Non-Work Study - First Year Engineering Program

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Job Title:

Student/Non-Work Study - First Year Engineering Program

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Department Name:

8H000:College of Engineering

Work Location:

Lexington, KY

Salary Range:

$10.00 per hour

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Physical Requirements:

Sitting for long periods


Various hours

Job Summary:

The First-Year Engineering Program is seeking part-time (10 hour/week) undergraduate teaching assistants (UTA) to assist with grading, and to serve as in-class assistants. Assignments will include service in EGR 101 Engineering Exploration I, EGR 102 Fundamentals of Engineering Computing, EGR 103 Engineering Exploration II and EGR 215 Introduction to the Practice of Engineering for Transfer Students.

For grading duties, each UTA will practice grading according to a rubric and grade submitted assignments on a flexible schedule with weekly deadlines.

For in-class activities, each UTA will participate in several scheduled class sections, staff open laboratory sessions and attend periodic planning meetings. During class, the UTAs will circulate among teams of students to answer questions, facilitate in-class activities, guide progress toward learning objectives and provide constructive feedback.

UTAs are expected be enthusiastic representatives of the College of Engineering, share experiences related to their majors and encourage student success strategies.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities:

Applicants for the position must have a minimum 3.00 overall GPA at the conclusion of the Spring 2021 semester, and grades of “B” or better in all FYE courses completed.

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University Community of Inclusion:

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.




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Posted: 4/1/2021
Application Due: 6/30/2021
Work Type: Full Time