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Spring 2018 Senior Chemistry Workshop Leader

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Position Information

Classification Title Student Assistant II
Job Code/BCAT SA II
Position Type Student
Department Chemistry
Position Title Spring 2018 Senior Chemistry Workshop Leader
Position Number
Budget Position Number 54000052
Pay Scale $8.00 - $10.00
Nature of Work

Senior leader will:
• assist the workshop coordinator and superleader(s) in all tasks related to the selection and training of new leaders
• prepare of all leaders for each week’s workshop by conducting leaders’ meetings on a weekly basis and making sure summary quizzes are prepared
• confer with the workshop coordinator and superleaders on a regular basis
• work toward making workshop an ever-better experience for chemistry students
• serve as the leader of at least one weekly workshop
• convey enthusiasm for chemistry and for the workshop experience to the students
• be punctual in attending scheduled staff meetings, leaders’ meetings, and the meetings of their own workshop(s).
• Keep accurate report records of each workshop meeting as well as grade summary sheets and homework for all students enrolled in the workshop session.
• Check email, text, and phone messages regularly.
• Perform any additional duties specified by the professor

Required Qualifications

• At least two semesters of prior chemistry workshop leadership experience

Preferred Qualifications

• Must be able to work effectively with other students.
• Be committed to the workshop program
• Maintain high ethical and professional standards.
• Demonstrated interpersonal skills to work cooperatively.

Physical Requirements/Working Conditions

Ability to maintain focus for 1.5-2 hour duration of meetings

Does this position require any special certification/ license? If yes, please specify. No
Notice to Applicants

Before applying, please email dotwell@westga.edu for an application.
Note: Academic records are normally checked, and instructor recommendations sought, evaluating applicants for leadership positions. You will be asked permission for your records to be examined.

Position Status Temporary - Part-Time
Position Notes

Student Assistant II positions perform above-average duties of a complex nature requiring prior knowledge, skill, or training. Student Assistant II positions may be physically demanding and the work may be performed under difficult conditions. Students in these positions most often work with little to no supervision. This classification may be used while training for a higher level.

Required Qualifications

Must be a current University of West Georgia student enrolled for six credit hours and maintaining at least a 2.0 cumulative grade-point average unless otherwise noted/indicated by the hiring department.

Number of Hires Requested for Position Title 1
Funding Source 10500-1001110-11100-11000

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number ST01006
Posting Date 11/20/2017
Closing Date 12/11/2017
Open Until Filled No
Special Instructions to Applicant

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

Percentage Of Total Time 20
Responsibility / Duty

Selection and training of new leaders

Percentage Of Total Time 20
Responsibility / Duty

In leaders and staff meetings (varies)

Percentage Of Total Time 15
Responsibility / Duty

Grading, making summary quizzes, and talking to professor of course (varies)

Percentage Of Total Time 43
Responsibility / Duty

In the workshop session (varies)

Percentage Of Total Time 2
Responsibility / Duty

Training and Professional Development

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you admitted to the University of West Georgia and enrolled for at least 6 credit hours?
    • YES
    • NO
  2. * Do you have a cumulative grade-point average of at least 2.0 in all college course work attempted? (First semester freshmen and first semester graduate students should select yes).
    • YES
    • NO
  3. * Are you participating in the Dual Enrollment program, also known as Move On When Ready? This program allows students currently enrolled in high school to attend college classes.
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * What is your semester and year of anticipated graduation date?

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * Academic records are normally checked, and instructor recommendations sought, in evaluating applicants for leadership positions. Do you give us permission for your records to be examined.
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * Are you eligible for FWSP (Federal Work-Study Program)?

    (Open Ended Question)

  7. * In what other on-campus position will you be employed as of fall semester?

    (Open Ended Question)

  8. * Are you at least 18 years of age and a U.S. Citizen?
    • Yes
    • No
  9. * What other on-campus jobs will you be employed next semester?

    (Open Ended Question)

  10. * Do you have experience with Excel spreadsheets?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
Optional Documents