Position Type: Part-Time
Pay Rate and Length: 11/hr./Two Semesters (FA23/SP24)
Reports to: Troy Quick
Department Name and Location: Anthrozoology Building, Anthrozoology Lab 1
The Organismal Biology TA will help students understand the source materials by answering questions in the classroom and providing hours of inquiry outside of the classroom weekly. The TA may make their own schedule. The TA will take an active interest in class and adequately prepare as needed using the source materials in order to better serve the students.
TA must be present and attend to students’ needs during class time, responding to those who raise their hand or otherwise indicate that they need support. TA will at times check for the presence and/or completion of certain assignments, take attendance, pass out worksheets or other learning materials, and help the instructor to keep a well-structured class going.
Responsibilities and Duties:
TA must be punctual when reporting to each class and be knowledgeable about what the instructor is teaching from week to week. If ill or otherwise unable to attend class, TA must email the instructor to let them know of their absence. TA will confer with the instructor if he/she/they are uncertain about the parameters of an assignment or course material in general. TA will report to the instructor and let them know of any concerns or problems they have experienced outside of the classroom with student(s) as necessary.
TA must complete Organismal Biology I with a C+ or better prior to becoming an TA. Any grade lower than a C+ must conference with Ms. Piazza and/or Dr. Ogle. TA must demonstrate maturity, a willingness to help other students, patience, and academic interest in and familiarity with the course material that the instructor will present.
The employee may be asked to perform duties not listed in the job description but which are considered to be essential to the employment position.