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Student Graduate Assistant for Academic Skills Instruction

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To apply, you will need your resume, cover letter, a list of professional references, and your autobiographical sketch/personal statement or teaching philosophy if you have prior teaching experience

Posting Details

Applications will be accepted until midnight (Eastern Time Zone) on the 'Posting End Date' shown below.

Position Information

Job Title Student Graduate Assistant for Academic Skills Instruction
Special Instructions to Applicants

To apply, you will need your resume, cover letter, a list of professional references, and your autobiographical sketch/personal statement or teaching philosophy if you have prior teaching experience

Posting Number 2016339STD
Job Description

The Academic Skills Instruction program includes both learning strategies courses and individual college student skills coaching. Both are designed to support students through experiential and strengths-based approaches to learning, with a focus on metacogntivie learning strategies. Because the AAC values inclusion, and works towards upholding frameworks grounded in equity and social justice, all graduate assistants will receive training in diversity and cultural competency throughout the duration of their assistantship.

Duties are dependent on interest and desired experiences and may include:
¬ College Study Skills Coaching – meeting with students individually to discuss study strategies and provide academic support recommendations.
¬ Observing a UC 1100 class in preparation to teach the following Spring semester
¬ Teaching UC 1100 Learning Strategies or UC 1101 Test Taking and Time Management, most likely Spring Semester.
¬ Assisting with outreach to classes and student organizations to promote AAC classes and other academic support services.
¬ Prepare, practice, and present college study skills workshops and AAC services presentations as requested by instructors and programs.
¬ Create and review Study Skills Coaching reports in TutorTrac, recording student Qualtrics feedback and tracking appointments follow ups and notes.
¬ Research study skills topics for use in presentations, updating study skills materials on the instructor website and finding new materials for posting on the student website or sharing on AAC social media.
¬ Special projects as determined by Assistant Director of Academic Skills Instruction

Minimum Qualifications
Preferred Qualifications
Department Academic Advancement Center
Pay Rate
Posting Open Date 11/22/2017
Posting End Date 02/02/2018
Job Category Student Hourly
Planning Unit University College
Work Schedule
Campus Athens
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Diversity Statement

Ohio University is committed to creating a respectful and inclusive educational and workplace environment. Ohio University is an equal access/equal opportunity and affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to building and maintaining a diverse workforce. Women, persons of color, persons with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Ohio University is a member of the OH/Western PA/WV Higher Education Recruitment Consortium.

Employment Type Part-Time Term

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
  3. References
  4. Other (See Special Instructions to Applicants for Details)
Optional Documents

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. Please indicate your current course of study    A) College Student Personnel B) Critical Studies in Educational Foundations    C) Counselor Education    D) None of the above

    (Open Ended Question)