Student Position - Introductory Geosciences Teaching Assistant

Employer
University of West Georgia
Location
UWG Recruiting Location
Closing date
Aug 12, 2021

Job Details

Job Title: Student Position - Introductory Geosciences Teaching Assistant
Location: UWG Recruiting Location
Regular/Temporary: Temporary
Full/Part Time: Part-Time
Job ID: 230210
About Us

Welcome to one of the most dynamic universities in the nation.

Since 1906, UWG has been home to those who are eager to take their own path, learn, and grow. With more than 13,400 students and 85+ programs, we've come a long way since then. Today, we're a regional powerhouse with locations in Carrollton, Douglasville, and Newnan, Georgia, making a difference in the lives of our students, our neighbors, and the world. The one thing that's never changed: Amazing things happen when you Go West.

Becoming UWG
Becoming is about what we grow to be. UWG is positioning for Success in the 21st Century, introducing Strategic Priorities to help shape a comprehensive blueprint for our university. Relevance, Competitiveness and Placemaking serve as the pillars for the future of the institution. Learn more at https://www.westga.edu/becominguwg/index.php.

UWG Commitment Statement
Dedicating ourselves to the curation of a first-choice university.

Job Summary

Student will attend all weekly laboratory classes and assist the instructor with answering student questions and grading, along with other tasks as assigned by the instructor. If online sessions are required, student would need to hold virtual office hours. Compiling rock kits also will be required.

Required Qualifications

Must be enrolled in 6 or more credit hours at UWG.

Must have a GPA of 2.0 or higher.

Teaching assistants must have received a B or higher in the laboratory class they are assisting with.

Preferred Qualifications

Teaching assistants are selected on the basis of faculty recommendation, academic skill, leadership, character, and the ability to communicate well with others. They are expected to have extensive knowledge of the subject matter they are working with. Assistants should maintain high ethical and professional standards.

Required Documents to Attach

Student Schedule

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

Teaching assistants are expected to have a good working knowledge of the class that they are assisting with.

Must attend the course and move throughout the classroom answering questions.

Other Information

NACE Competencies

Communication
Critical Thinking
Professionalism
Teamwork
Technology

Special Applicant Instructions

Please make sure that you have contacted Randa Harris BEFORE applying for this position.

Organization

The University of West Georgia is a leading residential, doctoral comprehensive university that offers a broad undergraduate and graduate curriculum based on a liberal arts foundation. UWG enrolls more than 10,600 students, including an active international student population from more than 80 countries.university_of_west_georgia1.jpg

The university takes its mission of "Educational Excellence in a Personal Environment" seriously and is nationally recognized for the access to research opportunities and technology it provides to undergraduates. It has been named a Best Southeastern College by the Princeton Review for five years in a row and one of America's Best Value Colleges for 2007 and 2008.

university_of_west_georgia2.jpgUWG currently offers 109 programs of study, including 56 bachelor's and 40 master's and specialist degrees, two doctorates and 11 certificates, as well as Georgia's only Honors College. A third doctoral degree and a new master's degree have been approved by the University System of Georgia Board of Regents. The Ed.D. in Professional Counseling and Supervision will begin in the summer of 2009, and a Masters in Arts in Criminology will begin in Fall 2008. Gifted high-school-age students can earn high school and college credit through the Advanced Academy of Georgia, one of only 15 U.S. residential college-early-entrance programs.university_of_west_georgia3.jpg

The Graduate School has one of the highest percentages of students enrolled in graduate classes in the University System. Undergraduates have nationally acclaimed access to research opportunities, and instruction is enhanced by faculty member research that is supported by more than $2.2 million in grants.

Only 50 miles west of Atlanta, Georgia, UWG offers a complete college experience featuring residence hall living, intercollegiate athletics and more than 100 student organizations on a beautiful, wooded 375-acre campus.

 

 

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