Chemistry Supplemental Instruction (SI) Leader

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Classification:Student Assistant C
Grade:Student C
Work type:Student Employee
Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Fairbanks
School/Business unit:College of Nat Sciences&Mathematics
Location: Fairbanks
Categories: Office/Clerical, Other

Position Summary:

Love Chemistry? Want to help others love Chemistry? The College of Natural Science and Mathematics is seeking a Chemistry Supplemental Instruction Leader for the Fall 2017 semester.

Duties:

100Attend all lectures for your assigned section of Chem 105/106. In collaboration with your supervisor and the Chem 105/106 instructor, determine topics that will present difficulty to students and develop session plans to keep the study session on task. With minimal supervision, lead group study sessions (1-1.5 hours each, 2-3 times per week for a total of 3 hours per week) dealing with general chemistry (Chem 105/106) topics, including: calculations, atomic and molecular structure, stoichiometry, chemical reactions, kinetics, equilibrium and nuclear chemistry. This is not a traditional tutoring position. The goal is to model successful student behaviors/skills and to help fellow students cultivate those same behaviors and skills.Essential

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at the College of Natural Science and Mathematics is hiring a Chemistry Supplemental Instruction (SI) Leader.  

Job Duties:

Attend all lectures for your assigned section of Chem 105/106.  In collaboration with your supervisor and the Chem 105/106 instructor, determine topics that will present difficulty to students and develop session plans to keep the study session on task.  With minimal supervision, lead group study sessions (1-1.5 hours each, 2-3 times per week for a total of 3 hours per week) dealing with general chemistry (Chem 105/106) topics, including: calculations, atomic and molecular structure, stoichiometry, chemical reactions, kinetics, equilibrium and nuclear chemistry.  This is not a traditional tutoring position.  The goal is to model successful student behaviors/skills and to help fellow students cultivate those same behaviors and skills. 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities required for this position:

Must be able to explain chemical and mathematical concepts to a diverse population.  Must possess excellent problem solving, organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills.  Knowledge of: general chemistry content and terminology, familiarity with UAF campus and surrounding area; and with minimal supervision, the ability to lead study sessions.

Typical Education or Training:

The student must have a 3.0 or better grade in completed Chemistry courses.  Must have successfully completed Chem 105, Chem 106, Math 151.

Special Instructions to Applicant:

Please attach a resume, cover letter, and contact information for 3 professional references. Applications must be received prior to 11:55 PM Alaska time on 08/06/2017 to be considered. Applications received after this time and date may not be considered for this position.

Pay: Starting at $14.00/hr, DOE. This is a Student Assistant C position.

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Background Check: The successful applicant may be required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.

At-Will: Pursuant to Board of Regents’ Policy 04.01.055.B, temporary, extended temporary, adjunct, student, casual labor, regular new hire probationary employees and those positions designated by the president as officers and senior administrators of the university are employed at-will.

Training Policy: It is the policy of the University of Alaska Fairbanks that all employees are required to attend training to meet the requirements of the positions they hold, and to complete the required training within a specified period of time to remain employed at UAF. The policy can be located at: http://www.uaf.edu/chancellor/policy/04.07.010/

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action: The University of Alaska is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer and educational institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, physical or mental disability, marital status, changes in marital status, pregnancy or parenthood, genetic code or retaliation.

Drug-Free Workplace: Pursuant to Board of Regent’ Policy 04.02.040, the University of Alaska is a DrugFree Workplace. This prohibits the unlawful manufacture, distribution, dispensing, possession, or use by an employee of a controlled substance in any workplace of the university.

Tobacco-Free Campus: UAF Campus is a tobacco free campus. For more information, please go to: http://www.uaf.edu/tobaccofreecampus/

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