The Johns Hopkins SAIS Master of Arts in International Economics and Finance department (MIEF) invites applicants for the position of Teaching Assistant (TA). The TA's goal is to support the success of the class and students by providing students with additional academic support in a professional manner. The TA assists students in understanding content by using various teaching/tutoring strategies. This position will be based in Washington, DC, and/or virtually. Work authorization requires that the employee's virtual location must be within the United States.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities
Teaching Assistants may be asked to attend all classroom sessions and record notes from in-class/virtual lectures.
Evaluate student performance, including assignments, papers, and exams.
Meet with course instructor and assist in determining grading criteria.
Track and record individual and overall course grades in multiple formats, including but not limited to entering grade results in spreadsheets or on the online learning management system (Canvas).
Provide and record student grades for Early Warning, Midterm Reporting, and Final Grades according to established deadlines.
Help maintain course Canvas site, including but not limited to posting assignments, editing and posting notes and/or Power Point slides for student access, and entering grades as assigned.
Grade and prepare answer keys for problem sets.
Maintain weekly office hours to communicate in-person/virtually with students as needed.
Receive and promptly respond to student inquiries regarding grades, assignments, and course material.
Plan, schedule, and facilitate weekly TA sessions.
Plan, schedule, and facilitate review sessions for exams.
Meet regularly with instructor to discuss assignments and classroom issues.
Performs other duties as assigned by course instructor.
*Preference will be given to candidates with prior teaching experience in the relevant course content area.
Special Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
Strong verbal and written communication skills.
Strong interpersonal skills, with the ability to work with diverse populations.
High level of comfort with technology and course format.
Strong knowledge of content area for specific courses.
Expertise in one or more of the following content areas: Econometrics, Advanced Microeconomics, Advanced Macroeconomics.
Master's Degree in a related field.
Some experience as a graduate student in the related area of support.
Classified Title: Teaching Assistant Role/Level/Range: ACRO37.5/03/CE Starting Salary Range: $19.25-$26.50-$33.70 HRLY (Commensurate with experience) Employee group: Casual / On Call Schedule: 19 Exempt Status: Non-Exempt Location: District of Columbia Department name: Masters of Int'l Economics and Finance Personnel area: SAIS
Total Rewards The referenced salary range is based on Johns Hopkins University's good faith belief at the time of posting. Actual compensation may vary based on factors such as geographic location, work experience, market conditions, education/training and skill level. Johns Hopkins offers a total rewards package that supports our employees' health, life, career and retirement. More information can be found here: https://hr.jhu.edu/benefits-worklife/
Please refer to the job description above to see which forms of equivalency are permitted for this position. If permitted, equivalencies will follow these guidelines: JHU Equivalency Formula: 30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. Additional related experience may substitute for required education on the same basis. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.
**Applicants who do not meet the posted requirements but are completing their final academic semester/quarter will be considered eligible for employment and may be asked to provide additional information confirming their academic completion date.
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