Graduate Assistantship Instructional Technology

Graduate Assistantship Instructional Technology

Position Title:  Graduate Teaching Assistant

Reports to:  Dr. Leigh Zeitz, Lead Teacher for Educational Technology and Design

Terms of Employment:

  • For the fall semester: 20 hours per week, beginning first week of the semester and ending the last day of final exam week.  Does not include the week of Thanksgiving Break.
  • For the spring semester: 20 hours per week, beginning first week of the semester and ending the last day of final exam week.  Does not include the week of Spring Break.
  • Will be expected to attend organizational meetings on Tuesdays, 9:30 – 11:30; one 1-hour lecture on Monday; 3 – 4 1-hour labs on Wednesdays and Fridays.

Compensation:

  • Full assistantship salary:
    • MA - $4,800 per semester
    • Doctoral - $7,194 per semester
  • Graduate Assistants may qualify for in-state tuition and fees. 
  • Graduate Assistants receive University holidays and do not work during Thanksgiving Break, Spring Break, or the interims between semesters.
    • The Graduate Assistantship and Tuition Scholarships will be applied for and awarded separately.  Receiving one will not ensure that the other will be awarded to the applicant.
    • For more information on the Graduate Assistantship System and procedures: http://www.grad.uni.edu/assistantships/

Position Description:

  • Attend at least one lecture per week;
  • Collaboratively teach labs on Wed and Friday.
  • Become familiar with student assignments by completing them,
  • Attend weekly organizational meetings,
  • Correct homework, and
  • Provide general support for the success of the course.

Qualifications:

  • Must be a full-time, degree-seeking student in a UNI graduate program.
  • Must be enrolled in 9 hours applying to the graduate degree. 
  • Maintain a Plan GPA of at least 3.00.  First semester graduate students must have an undergraduate GPA of at least 3.00. 
  • Preferred: Background experience in teaching.

Application Process and Deadline:  To apply email the completed Application Form for Graduate Assistantship (available at http://www.grad.uni.edu/assistantships)

Applications received by March 31, 2014 will be given preferential consideration.