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Graduate Teaching Assistant

Metropolitan State University of Denver
United States, Colorado, Denver
June 19, 2022
Posting Details

Posting Details

Posting Number S00045 Position Title Graduate Teaching Assistant Employment Status Student Hourly Hourly Wage


Employee Category Student Department Social Work Location College of Health and Applied Sciences Position Summary

The Graduate Teaching Assistant (G-TA) Pilot Program facilitates opportunities for graduate students to participate in teaching and activities that support students and the faculty instructor. This is a part-time position. Teaching Assistants (G-TAs) selected to participate in the G-TA Program will earn $1500 for a full semester's work (i.e. approximately 100 hours in total) for supporting one or more classes/courses.
The G-TA must be able to function in a fast-paced, demanding educational environment. The ideal candidate is someone who pays attention to detail, is thorough, organized, a quick-learner, works independently with little supervision, can make sound decisions, and is committed to supporting the mission and values of the Department of Social Work. #LI-


TA Responsibilities may include the following:

• Work under the direction of one or more faculty members.

* Understand the course(s) objectives and content.

* Identify and analyze materials and literature relevant to course(s).

* Assist in the gathering of resources related to the course(s).

* Prepare materials for courses.

* Assist in the evaluation of student work.

* Assist in the preparation of lectures, test materials, and test preparation materials.

* Lead course discussion.

* Provide individual and group support to students.

* Provide support to the course in Canvas.

* Hold office hours.

Required Qualifications

* Current
MSU Denver graduate student in good standing in their department; or,

* Current
MSU Denver Master of Social Work (
MSW) student in good standing in the program and department; or,

* A graduate of
MSU Denver's
MSW Program may be considered for a position on a case by case basis. Must have remained in good standing throughout their tenure in the program.

Preferred Qualifications

* Working knowledge of Canvas, Teams, and Zoom.

* Strong written and verbal communication skills.

Posting date 06/01/2021 Closing date Closing Instructions Close on Closing Date Work Hours

Approximately 100 hours total over the course of the semester (varies by week)


MSU Denver offers temporary, non-benefit eligible employees sick leave. The sick leave is accrued at a rate of 1 hour for every 30 hours worked, not to exceed a maximum of 48 hours in a calendar year.

Special Instructions to Applicants

The health and safety of students, faculty, staff, and our prospective teammates are our highest priority.

MSU Denver is requiring all employees to be fully immunized with an approved Covid-19 vaccination. As an institution, we are required to have proof of vaccination or a request for an exemption on file for all employees. Additionally, it is optional to wear a mask at all institutions on campus.

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