The purpose of this position is to provide administrative and teaching support to the Graduate Teaching Assistant (GTA) Training Program Manager, Center for Teaching Excellence (CTE). This is a 15-20 hours per week, $15/hr. temporary-hire position for Fall 2017. No tuition assistance or benefits will be provided. Expected start date is Sept. 15, 2017.
The GTA Program Assistant will:
- Assist in managing GRAD 701 Blackboard course, including development of GRAD 701 course online resources, grading of student assignments, and maintaining a database of graduate TA participation in events.
- Execute a variety of administrative, clerical, technical, and service functions to assist with managing the TA Training Program.
- Provide research assistance to GTA Program Manager on teaching pedagogy and best practices and instructional services as projects warrant.
- Assist with development of instructional materials, videos, and resources.
- Handle other duties as assigned by the GTA Training Program Manager or CTE Director.
- Master’s degree or enrollment in a Master’s degree program at USC.
- Minimum of one semester teaching or instructional assistant (TA/IA) experience or equivalency.
- Completion of GRAD 701 Teaching Assistant Development course (or departmental equivalent).
- Excellent written and oral communication skills.
- Proficiency in MS Word, MS Excel, and Blackboard.
- The ability to take direction, initiate action, and work as a team member.
- Ability to effectively organize work activities and prioritize task completion according to schedules and goals.
- The individual must be able to exercise excellent professional judgment and discretion.
Master’s degree, and coursework or demonstrated interest, in higher education pedagogy, instructional technology, or a related field.
Please submit the following information via email to Michelle Hardee at firstname.lastname@example.org by 5 p.m. Friday, September 1st, 2017.
- Letter of Interest
- Résumé or Curriculum Vitae
- Names and contact information for two references
Dr. Michelle L. Hardee
Center for Teaching Excellence University of South Carolina
(803) 777-1975 or 8322