Research Assistant, English (9853)

Updated: 11 months ago
Location: Edmond, OKLAHOMA
Deadline: The position may have been removed or expired!

Enrollment Requirements:

Fall/Spring Semesters: All student employees must be enrolled at least half time to be eligible to work any UCO student position. Half time enrollment for Fall/Spring is considered 5 hours for graduates and 6 hours for undergraduates. 

Summer Semester: Undergraduate Work-Study students must be enrolled in 6 hours to work on campus. Graduate Work-Study students must be enrolled in at least 5 hours. All other students must be enrolled in at least 3 hours to work on campus. Students not enrolled in summer classes must be enrolled in Fall classes in order to work on campus, but will be required to pay FICA taxes. 

If the number of hours needed to graduate is less than the minimum hours required to work, the student must obtain a letter from his/her academic advisor, stating the number of hours needed to graduate. Call the Human Resources Department for further information.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

Assist faculty members in a variety of ways; cover classes or proctor exams; lecture in areas where the student is deemed competent; potentially tutor in classes which are in the student's discipline; assist faculty with class preparation (i.e., library research, internet searches, and PowerPoint presentations), record keeping, and supervised grading of exams and assignments; assist with group study sessions as needed; and, other duties/responsibilities as deemed necessary or required. 

Will this employee supervise others?

No, this employee will NOT supervise other employees.

Physical Demands:

Repetitive movement of hands and fingers - typing and/or writing. Frequent standing, and/or sitting. Occasional walking, stooping, kneeling or crouching. Reach with hands and arms. Visually identify, observe and assess. Ability to communicate with supervisor/students/colleagues. Regular physical attendance required. The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations (in accordance with ADA requirements) may be made, upon request, to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

Special Instructions for Applicants:

Applicant must be enrolled as a graduate student in the MPA or MA Political Science degree programs at time of employment.


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