Teaching Innovations Office Graduate Position 2021-2022

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Position Title:

Teaching Innovations Office Graduate Position 2021-2022

Position Eclass:

GF - Graduate Flat Pay

Position Summary:

The term Graduate Assistant is the umbrella term that encompasses all types of GA appointments. Graduate Assistants are employed by the University to teach, conduct research, or assist with administrative duties in departments and non-academic units. Every attempt is made to assign Graduate Assistants to positions that are directly related to the student’s field of study or that provide the opportunity to develop transferable, professional skills. Graduate Assistantships are assigned in the department or unit and confirmed by the Graduate School.

Additional Details:

The Teaching Innovations Office (TIO) advances and celebrates learning that is inclusive of UNCG’s teaching heritage. Through events, resources and general support, the TIO aims to foster and celebrate a teaching culture that is inclusive of UNCG’s teaching heritage.

Position: Supervised by the Director of the TIO, this position will work on faculty development related programming and tasks, as well as support other UTLC programs when necessary.

Major projects and duties will include, but are not limited to:
 Report to supervisor regularly and fulfill all duties which have been assigned
 Assisting in the faculty development programs (includes New Faculty Orientation, Coffeehouses, Brown Bag Lunch and Learns, etc)
 Assist TIO’s Faculty Fellows
 Help maintain the TIO web presence, assist the Coordinator of Faculty Programs & Services in developing content and resources
 Assisting with daily office administrative duties: phones, copies, walk-in appointments, room reservation, etc.
 Assist with the creation of a graduate student manual, which outlines policies, procedures, and monthly events.
 Provide on-going support for assessment and evaluation of programs each semester.
 Benchmark national research and best practices regarding faculty development
 Complete a professional development plan, participate and/or facilitate graduate professional development initiatives
 Other duties as assigned

Graduate Assistants
throughout the UTLC will sometimes be required to assist in organizational efforts as the unit grows, this includes but is not limited to minor moving of boxes and equipment. Additionally, some programs require set-up and cleanup for events, this includes but is not limited transporting supplies to event spaces, etc.

Compensation: This position is compensated at $12,000 for August – May. Additionally, opportunities are available for summer employment (late July/August, and May/June).

Minimum Qualifications:

To be eligible for appointments as a graduate assistant, you must:
•Maintain academic good standing at all times (3.0).
•Be enrolled full-time, which is generally a minimum of 9 credits.
•Make satisfactory progress toward your degree as defined by your academic program and the Graduate School.
•Meet the requirements to be eligible for employment in the U.S.

Additional Minimum Qualifications:

This position is open to full-time degree seeking Graduate Students.

Applicant must be committed to work August – June.

Applicants must be creative and have excellent oral and written communications skills.

Strong computer competency and proficiency in most of Microsoft Office programs is required.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Continuation of the Graduate Assistant position is based on a satisfactory performance evaluation by the supervisor (mid-year and annual)

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Posted: 4/27/2021
Application Due: 7/26/2021
Work Type: Full Time