Location: Baltimore, Maryland
Internal Number: 107621-en_US
The Mind, Brain, and Teaching Online Program is seeking a Teaching Assistant for assigned online course(s), facilitating communication between and providing course support to students and faculty. Please note, this is a Casual hourly position; it is NOT a full-time opportunity. Preference will be given to JHU School of Education students who have previously completed the course in which they will be assigned.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities
- Responds to student inquiries through TA office hours, asynchronous sessions with an instructor, or other forms of communication.
- Assists with discussion forums by facilitating and contributing to discussions to promote student engagement.
- Promotes communication between faculty and students by communicating to faculty when there is a problem or concern, or need for clarification on course material.
- Provides support to faculty by collecting and reviewing the format of written assignments (such as APA formatting, grammar, and writing quality).
- Communicates regularly with the course faculty.
- Works under the direction of a faculty member.
Special Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
- Strong verbal and written communication skills.
- Strong interpersonal skills, with the ability to work with diverse populations.
- High level of comfort with technology and the online course format.
- Strong knowledge of the content area for specific courses.
- Strong knowledge of research methodology, learning sciences, learning theory, or other theories of learning.
Technical Qualifications or Specialized Certifications
- Knowledge of Canvas and other online learning management systems.
- Master's Degree in a related field.
- Some experience as a graduate student in the related area of support.
Classified Title: Teaching Assistant
Starting Salary Range: $19.25-$26.50-$33.70 HRLY (Commensurate with experience)
Employee group: Casual / On Call
Exempt Status: Non-Exempt
Department name: Counseling
Personnel area: School of Education
The referenced salary range is based on Johns Hopkins University's good faith belief at the time of posting. Actual compensation may vary based on factors such as geographic location, work experience, market conditions, education/training and skill level. Johns Hopkins offers a total rewards package that supports our employees' health, life, career and retirement. More information can be found here: https://hr.jhu.edu/benefits-worklife/
Please refer to the job description above to see which forms of equivalency are permitted for this position. If permitted, equivalencies will follow these guidelines:
JHU Equivalency Formula: 30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. Additional related experience may substitute for required education on the same basis. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.
**Applicants who do not meet the posted requirements but are completing their final academic semester/quarter will be considered eligible for employment and may be asked to provide additional information confirming their academic completion date.
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