University of Utah Graduate Asst (E) in Salt Lake City, Utah


Open Date 08/07/2018

Requisition Number PRN08376N

Job Title Graduate Asst (E)

Working Title Graduate Asst (E)

Job Grade A00

FLSA Code Administrative

Patient Sensitive Job Code? No

Type Non Benefited Staff / Student

Temporary? No

Standard Hours per Week up to 20

Full Time or Part Time? Part Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

Flexible work schedule to accommodate your other commitments

Is this a work study job? No

VP Area Academic Affairs

Department 00026 - CTLE CTR TEACH & LEARNING ED

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range Up to $5,500 per semester stipend, depending on hours worked

Close Date

Job Summary

Fall 2018/Spring 2019 Graduate Fellowship Opportunity

The Center for Teaching and Learning Excellence (CTLE) is seeking graduate students for the 2018–2019 Graduate Fellows cohort. This paid position begins in late August 2018 with the potential to renew for subsequent semesters, and can be up to 0.5FTE(20 hours per week). This position can be held with other departmental assistantships upon approval of the successful candidate’s home department.

This unique opportunity allows you to strengthen the teaching and leadership components of your CV, increase your own knowledge of best practices in higher education pedagogy, and assist faculty and other graduate students refine their teaching skills. It may also provide exposure to online and hybrid teaching environments.

The benefits of working as aCTLEGraduate Fellow include:

- up to $5,500 per semester stipend, depending on hours worked

- professional training in observing, assessing, and providing feedback on teaching

- access to dedicated work space in the Faculty Center in the Marriott Library

- flexible work schedule to accommodate your other commitments


Potential responsibilities include:

- conducting classroom observations, student focus groups, and consultations with instructors

- creating multimedia materials about higher education pedagogy

- helping prepare and present teaching workshops

- supportingCTLEFaculty Learning Communities

- assistingCTLEinstructors in teaching online and face-to-face classes

Minimum Qualifications

A strong candidate would possess the following:

- experience as a teacher or teaching assistant in higher education

- passion for supporting the U’s teaching mission through instructor development

- interest in higher education pedagogy and effective teaching practices

- confidence interacting with professors and instructors from many disciplines

- ability to manage time and workload effectively


Special Instructions Summary

To apply, send the following materials to

- a letter of interest describing how you are suited to this position and why you are applying

- Curriculum Vitae (CV)

- teaching philosophy statement

- teaching evaluations from the past two years, if available

Additional Information

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in its workforce. In compliance with applicable federal and state laws, University of Utah policy of equal employment opportunity prohibits discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran’s status, status as a qualified person with a disability, or genetic information. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to applicants, consistent with University policy and Utah state law. To inquire about this posting, email: or call 801-581-2300. Reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities. To request an accommodation or for further information about University AA/EO policies, please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Cr., Rm 135, (801) 581-8365 (V/ TDD ), email: .

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS must notify the Benefits Department upon hire. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or the University’s Benefits Department at (801) 581-7447.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.