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Graduate Assistant - Teaching

Employer
UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL MISSOURI
Location
Warrensburg, Missouri
Closing date
Jun 24, 2024

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Requisition Number 2024-55GA Position Title Graduate Assistant - Teaching Working Title Graduate Assistant Department 220110-English Pay Rate 1.0 : $4,500.00 (Spring/Fall) FTE 1.0 Position Number G98059 Starting Date: 08/12/2024 End Date: 12/13/2024 Special Instructions to Applicants:

Scholarship: Students filling a Graduate Assistantship (GA) position are eligible to receive a graduate tuition waiver, a graduate non-resident tuition waiver (if applicable), and a graduate mandatory fees waiver. The scholarships are in the form of a waiver and the funds are not deposited into the student's personal account. Instead, the student's bill is reduced by the amount of the scholarship awarded. If the maximum amount of the scholarship is not used, the remainder is not paid to the student in any form and unused scholarship money cannot be carried over to another semester. The scholarship is applied to graduate level courses only; courses taken for undergraduate credit are not eligible to be covered by the GA scholarship. The non-resident fee scholarship only applies to classes taken on the UCM Warrensburg campus. The maximum scholarship amounts are based on the size of assistantship held. For a full (20 hour per week) assistantship, the scholarship covers tuition costs and mandatory fees up to 12 credit hours of graduate coursework per semester. Graduate assistantship positions less than full will be prorated accordingly.

Working hours:

20 hours per week

Posting Date: 04/25/2024 Open Until Filled Yes Position Purpose

Graduate Teaching Assistants will be listed as the teacher of record for two three-semester hour sections of English 1020 each semester. They will work directly with the Department of English Graduate Assistant Coordinator and will attend weekly training meetings during the fall semester and bi-weekly meetings during the spring. Graduate Teaching Assistants are required to attend a GA orientation during UCM Prep Week prior to the start of the Fall semester, which is when the contract starts. In addition, successful candidates will engage in ongoing professional training for the duration of their appointment and are expected to abide by Department policies.

BA, BS, or BSE in English or Communication strongly preferred. Preference given to students enrolled in the MA English or the MSE in ELL TESL programs.

Education & Formal Training Bachelor's degree (Specify field(s) of study below) Other Education & Formal Training

Must be fully admitted into a UCM graduate program

3.00 graduate cumulative GPA required (or 2.70 cumulative undergraduate GPA if no grad credit)

Minimum of 6 and maximum of 12 graduated credit hours enrolled for fall

Students who hold a full GA position work 20 hours per week; teach two 3-credit hour courses

Computer Skills Word-Processing, Presentation Experience Other Experience Special Skills, Abilities, and Knowledge: Attention to detail, Communication skills, including oral, written, and/or nonverbal, Knowledge of a University environment preferred, Leadership skills: organization/meeting facilitation/project leadership, Maintain confidentiality Other Special Skills, Abilities, and Knowledge Special Working Conditions: Professional appearance Other Special Working Conditions

Scholarship: Students filling a Graduate Assistantship (GA) position are eligible to receive a graduate tuition waiver, a graduate non-resident tuition waiver (if applicable), and a graduate mandatory fees waiver. The scholarships are in the form of a waiver and the funds are not deposited into the student's personal account. Instead, the student's bill is reduced by the amount of the scholarship awarded. If the maximum amount of the scholarship is not used, the remainder is not paid to the student in any form and unused scholarship money cannot be carried over to another semester. The scholarship is applied to graduate level courses only; courses taken for undergraduate credit are not eligible to be covered by the GA scholarship. The non-resident fee scholarship only applies to classes taken on the UCM Warrensburg campus. The maximum scholarship amounts are based on the size of assistantship held. For a full (20 hour per week) assistantship, the scholarship covers tuition costs and mandatory fees up to 12 credit hours of graduate coursework per semester. Graduate assistantship positions less than full will be prorated accordingly.

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