Job Information

University of Utah Statistics Grad TA in Salt Lake City, Utah

Open Date 07/09/2021

Requisition Number PRN11372N

Job Title Graduate Teaching Asst (E)

Working Title Statistics Grad TA

Job Grade A00

FLSA Code Administrative

Patient Sensitive Job Code? No

Type Non Benefited Staff / Student

Temporary? Yes

Standard Hours per Week 19

Full Time or Part Time? Part Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

Monday-Friday, between 8am-5pm

Some evenings may be required.

Is this a work study job? No

VP Area Academic Affairs

Department 00790 - Marriott Library - Operations

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range $8,070 per semester

Close Date

Job Summary

Provide one-on-one and small group consultations with U of U patrons seeking statistical software support, as well as regular updates to our online learning tools about these programs.

Responsibilities

  • Schedule appointments and meet U of U patrons at agreed time.
  • Create and/or revise online statistics subject guides.
  • Check statistics listserv regularly to respond to patrons
  • Able to work with undergraduate students, graduate students, U of U staff, and faculty in providing using different statistical software programs. Answer questions on statistics and statistical analysis.
  • Provide at least 12 hours of statistical support each week. Cannot work more than 19 hours in a week.

Minimum Qualifications

Must be a current University of Utah student enrolled 6 undergraduate credit hours or 5 graduate credit hours during the fall and spring semesters.

For the Library to be able to appropriately monitor hours worked, part-time employees are generally asked to restrict their work with the University of Utah to Library employment only, unless an exception is granted.

Graduate-level coursework in statistics or equivalent experience. Expertise with a variety of software packages, especially SPSS , SAS , Stata and R. Demonstrated commitment to providing user-centered support and assistance. Candidates who are non native North American English Speakers will be required to participate in the International Teaching Assistant Program ( ITAP ) they have not already: https://gradschool.utah.edu/ita/ita-clearance-process/

Preferences

  • Some teaching or tutoring experience preferred

Special Instructions Summary

Additional Information

The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.

Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or protected veteran’s status. The University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the education program or activity that it operates, as required by Title IX and 34 CFR part 106. The requirement not to discriminate in education programs or activities extends to admission and employment. Inquiries about the application of Title IX and its regulations may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, to the Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, or both.

To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability or if you or someone you know has experienced discrimination or sexual misconduct including sexual harassment, you may contact the Director/Title IX Coordinator in the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action:

Director/ Title IX Coordinator

Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action ( OEO /AA)

135 Park Building

Salt Lake City, UT 84112

801-581-8365

oeo@utah.edu

Online reports may be submitted at oeo.utah.edu

For more information: https://www.utah.edu/nondiscrimination/

To inquire about this posting, email: employment@utah.edu (%20employment@utah.edu) or call 801-581-2300.

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.

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