Faculty Assistant I - Arts and Sciences | Washington University in St. Louis - Military Veterans

at Herc - Missouri

St. Louis, Missouri

Scheduled Hours 37.5 Position Summary This position serves in a support role for faculty teaching courses in the department. This position assists the instructor in the classroom and must be available to students of the assigned course as a teaching assistant (i.e., Assistant in Instruction). Job Description This position requires a one-time attendance to the summer course, Psych 565 "Practicum in Teaching Psychology".   This position requires a one-time attendance to the summer teaching assistant orientation hosted by the the Teaching Center. Primary Duties and Responsibilities Attend All Course Lectures: Read the textbook to familiarize oneself with course material.  Read course-related articles, books, electronic, and web materials.     Take notes for personal use. Take attendance as needed. Meet with instructor as needed. Manage computer systems in class as needed. Manage room settings (e.g., lighting, blinds). Assist with course materials and tests.  Explore other classroom opportunities. Grading and Record Keeping: Provide detailed writing feedback for undergraduate work (e.g., research papers). Grade quizzes, tests and exams as requested, by hand or scantron. Produce detailed item analyses. Maintain student grades and post grades in eGrades. Assist, upon request, entering final grades for other courses that only have undergraduate AIs. Initiate and follow up with exams taken at the Teaching Center. Handle minor grading disputes. Office Hours, Review Sessions, Labs: Maintain regular office hours to review exams and course content with students. Hold labs, if applicable. Schedule and hold tutorials, review sessions or alternate testing sessions as determined in consultation with instructor. Administrative: Make audio visual instructive materials as needed. Make and distribute handouts as needed. Manage equipment and resources (e.g., books, videos from library). Liaison with the Disability Resource Center/Teaching Center.  Manage/assist the instructor with managing the course website. Maintain syllabi database. Perform other duties and training opportunities as assigned.   Preferred Qualifications Masterâ™s degree in psychology or related field with significant relevant coursework or experience. SPSS and/or R statistical software; experience in a university environment, some teaching experience (e.g., teaching assistant-level), and some advising experience.    Familiar with MS Office, especially Excel.   Excellent communication and writing skills. Ability to multi-task and prioritize.   Ability to work independently and strong attention to detail. Ability to understand the instructorâ™s priorities and manage accordingly. Ability to make routine decisions following university and department policy and procedures (non-routine decisions are to be discussed with the Instructor). Required Qualifications Bachelorâ™s degree in related field. Grade G07-H Salary Range $17.83 - $27.64 / Hourly The salary range reflects base salaries paid for positions in a given job grade across the University. Individual rates within the range will be determined by factors including one's qualifications and performance, equity with others in the department, market rates for positions within the same grade and department budget. Pre-Employment Screening All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. The screenings will include criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, an employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening. Benefits Statement Washington University in St. Louis is committed to providing a comprehensive and competitive benefits package to our employees. Benefits eligibility is subject to employment status, full-time equivalent (FTE) workload, and weekly standard hours. Please visit our website at https://hr.wustl.edu/benefits/ to view a summary of benefits. EEO/AA Statement Washington University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to an individualâ™s sex, race, color, religion, age, disability status, protected veteran status, national or ethnic origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation. Women, minorities, protected veterans and the disabled are strongly encouraged to apply. Diversity Statement Washington University is dedicated to building a diverse community of individuals who are committed to contributing to an inclusive environment â“ fostering respect for all and welcoming individuals from diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives. Individuals with a commitment to these values are encouraged to apply. Applicant Instructions When you are ready to apply, creating an account only takes a minute. Your account creates a candidate home page which we will use to communicate with you and allows you to apply for jobs and view your application statuses. The first page of the application offers two âQuick Applyâ? options. Quick Apply allows you to either use a previous application or create a new application using a resume to populate the work experience and education sections of your job application. If using a resume to populate your application, check to ensure the application fields populated accurately. You may skip the âQuick Applyâ? page by clicking âNextâ? at the bottom of the page. Documents may be uploaded in the My Experience section of the application. You also have the option to apply with a Linkedin feature, which allows you to apply by using your Linkedin profile to populate some of the job application fields.