Graduate Assistant Psychology Teaching Assistant Fall 21 and Spring 22
Normal, IL 
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Graduate Assistant Psychology Teaching Assistant Fall 21 and Spring 22

Job No: 510359
Work Type: On Campus
Location: Normal, Illinois

Title: Graduate Assistant Psychology Teaching Assistant Fall 21 and Spring 22

Employee Classification: Graduate Asst Teaching

Division Name: Academic Affairs

College/Unit: College of Arts and Sciences

Department: Psychology

Campus Location: Normal, IL

General Summary

Graduate teaching assistants support the department and its faculty members in assigned courses. Duties may include but are not limited to the following:
1. Serves as a primary or secondary teaching instructor in a class or laboratory;
2. Assists a faculty member with teaching-related tasks;
3. Attends scheduled classes or laboratories, study review sessions, and examinations, if required by faculty member;
4. Meets with and/or tutors students enrolled in the course;
5. Schedules office hours;
6. Prepares instructional materials;
7. Grades student assignments, which requires knowledge of content taught in a class or laboratory;
8. Records grades for students enrolled in the class or laboratory;
9. Meet with and/or tutor students, hold office hours, prepare instructional materials, and assist during class and/or lab, etc.;
10. Miscellaneous tasks as assigned.

Required Qualifications

1. Currently enrolled in a Psychology Graduate program at Illinois State University
2. Eligible for appointment as per the requirements in the Graduate Assistant Handbook which can be found at http://hr.illinoisstate.edu/downloads/GA_Handbook.pdf
3. For Teaching Assistant positions state law mandates demonstrable oral proficiency in the English language as a requirement for this position

Work Hours

Varies

Mandatory Physical Requirement

Must be able to complete the following with or without a reasonable accommodation:
1. Ability to effectively communicate daily, both oral and written.
2. Ability to use a computer in day-to-day work (i.e. type on a keyboard and use a mouse).
3. Ability to maintain a high level of concentration.
4. Ability to conduct or attend meetings in various locations on and off campus.
5. Ability to occasionally lift heavy objects.
6. Ability to stand or walk for extended periods of time.

Proposed Starting Date

August 2021

Salary Rate / Pay Rate

TBD

Required Applicant Documents

Resume / C.V.
Cover Letter
Reference List

PLEASE NOTE: These documents are required to be submitted online in order to complete the application process. Please have these documents ready prior to clicking on "Apply"

Optional Applicant Documents

Certification of Retirement Annuity

PLEASE NOTE: These documents may be submitted online in order to complete the application process. Please have these documents ready prior to clicking on "Apply"

Special Instructions for Applicants

Initial application review will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

All application materials must be submitted online. Application materials submitted via fax, email, or mail will not be accepted.
Please prepare in advance separate documents representing a cover letter, reference list (specifically, the names, addresses, telephone numbers and e-mail addresses of at least three professional references), and resume/C.V. to attach to this application.

You must be eligible for employment in the United States and at Illinois State University and/or for the number of hours required for the position.
If you are an international student, the rules/laws for your visa status may place limits on your employment eligibility. Students are responsible for knowing and following all applicable visa status rules/laws. If you are not certain whether your visa status allows you to accept an assistantship or additional work hours, contact the International Student and Scholar Services immediately for clarification. The University cannot grant exceptions to visa status rules/laws.
Illinois State University, as your employer, is required by federal law to ensure proper tax withholding from wages and to ensure that the required reporting of employee wages, withholding, and employment taxes is accurate. For this reason, every employee must have a valid Social Security Number registered with the University at the time of employment and/or as soon after as possible, but no later than 45 days from the start date. Failure to comply with this law may result in cancellation of your appointment.
Illinois State University Graduate Assistants are restricted to no more than 28 hours per week of on-campus employment for all positions held.
Illinois State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
If you are an individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) or other state or federal law, you may request an accommodation by contacting the Office of Equal Opportunity and Access at 309-438-3383 or equalopportunity@ilstu.edu. The Office of Equal Opportunity and Access will hold any confidential information you provide in confidence.
If you are having difficulty accessing the system, please call Human Resources at (309) 438-8311.

Contact Information for Applicants

Josh Millman
jrmillm@ilstu.edu
309/438-8687

Important Information for Applicants

If this position is Security Sensitive or if you are subject to a criminal background investigation based on University policy, employment is contingent upon you passing a satisfactory criminal background investigation. You may not begin work until the criminal background investigation results have been received and cleared by Human Resources.

Illinois State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

If you are an individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) or other state or federal law you may request an accommodation by contacting the Office of Equal Opportunity and Access at . The Office of Equal Opportunity and Access will hold any confidential information you provide in confidence.

If you are having difficulty accessing the system, please call Human Resources at .

Application Opened: CST
Application Closes: Open Until Filled


 

Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Work Hours (i.e. shift)
Varies
Required Experience
Open
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