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Classification DetailsFunction University Student Affairs
Family Student Services Classification Series Title Teaching Assistant
Full Salary RangePreferred Qualifications
Minimum $17.00 Maximum $17.00
Expected Pay ScaleMinimum $17.00
Posting DetailsPosting Number TC00401
Position Title Teaching Assistant - SPaRC Campus Remote Department 40091-LEAD-SMSSP Summer Med. Sci. Prep. Type of Position Temporary / Contract Job Summary
The Summer Preparedness and Readiness Course (SPaRC) is a three-week program generally held in June, before the start of the academic year. SPaRC is designed to prepare incoming non-traditional students for the rigors of their chosen program by providing an introduction to applicable basic medical science courses, efficient academic learning skills, and wellbeing competencies in an interprofessional setting. Under direction, the TA will work with the entire cohort. The TA is required to be available during the Medical Gross Anatomy (MGA) lecture and lab portions of the course. Additional participation in the Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine or Skeletal System course is expected, as well as other program specific needs. This position will also adhere to LEAD guidelines as well as follow LEAD documentation policies and procedures.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Individuals must possess the knowledge, as well as the following skills and abilities or be able to perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodations, using some other combination of skills and abilities. 1. Good verbal and written communication skills to be able to interact with faculty, staff, students, and any outside contacts. 2. Excellent computer skills to use various related software e.g. Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Google Docs, and other software programs required by the position. Must have a good working knowledge of the Internet.
1. Education: Bachelor's Degree required 2. Have completed one year of doctoral or professional experience. 3. Must be an admitted student at Western University of Health Sciences in good academic standing.
List comments regarding work hours
two-week prep time ( up to 4 hrs) plus 3-week assignment -9 a.m. – 4 p.m., hours may vary depending on assignment.
Posting Date 04/28/2023 Closing Date Special Instructions to Applicants
Essential Job Duties
- Follow all LEAD policies and procedures. - Complete initial orientation and training. - Attend all SPaRC content-planning meetings.
Percentage Of Time 15% Job Duty
- Create and deliver daily lecture. - Create, administer, and review exams.
Percentage Of Time 50% Job Duty
-Through facilitation, develop an atmosphere of mutual trust and support within the SPaRC cohort.
Percentage Of Time 25% Job Duty
- Collaborate with LEAD and SPaRC content professor to handle any student issues (academic, professional, or personal). - Perform additional duties related to supporting SPaRC operations.
Percentage Of Time 10%Physical Demands
Physical DemandsDo the essential functions of this job require lifting? Yes
If yes, list maximum weight and duration
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by any employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to use hands in order to operate a personal computer (PC) in the performance of job duties. The employee is regularly required to sit, and occasionally required to walk, and reach with hands and arms, talk and hear. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close and color vision in order to view the computer.
WesternU Policy requires persons employed by the University to provide proof of vaccination against the SARS-CoV2 (COVID-19), subject to limited exemptions, regardless of whether the employee is on-site or working authorized to work remotely. Exempted employees, or those whose status of full vaccination is pending, will be required to submit to regular COVID-19 testing for in-person/on-campus work assignments.
Describe Work Environment
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Duties for this position are normally performed in a typical office setting. The employee is never exposed to outdoor weather conditions in the performance of his/her duties. The noise level in this setting is usually moderate due to telephone calls, office equipment, and normal faculty/student traffic.Applicant Documents
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Teaching Assistant - SPaRC
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