FIU STEM Transformation Institute hiring student learning assistant

FIU’s STEM Transformation Institute is currently seeking potential learning assistants on short/temporary term. These positions are assigned to labs or classes to work with students alongside the primary instructor.

Potential duties include:

  • Provide Problem Review Sessions for students on course material.
  • Provide tutoring in subject course work.
  • Assist instructors in proctoring exams.
  • Assist instructors in grading quizzes and tests.
  • Assist instructors by providing additional office hours to help students with any questions or problems.
  • Assist instructors in facilitating the learning of the difficult course material to students.
  • Must meet weekly with the instructor to plan and prepare course content and instructional design. Expected to use student-centered teaching techniques and so must learn what those are and how they can be used most effectively in their particular discipline.
  • Must prepare on their own outside of instructor meeting time.
  • Must participate in peer and self-assessment by observing and providing informal feedback to their peers. This is intended to have students recognize the importance of reflective practice. The self-assessment occur with reflective writings and interviews with faculty and graduate students.

Minimum qualifications:

  • Requires prior completion of FIU Service Excellence training or completion within first 30 days.
  • Knowledge of classroom subject.
  • Customer service knowledge
  • Basic level of Microsoft Office Suites.
  • Ability to work independently as needed
  • Ability to provide direction to students.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality when dealing with highly sensitive information.
  • Applicants must be currently enrolled as a student at FIU with a minimum of 6 credits as an Undergraduate student or 3 credits as a Graduate student.

To apply, visit the FIU careers site and search Job ID: 521198.

Applications close on July 12, 2020.