Teaching Assistant- SHPEP

  • Western University of Health Sciences
  • Pomona, CA, USA
  • Dec 16, 2023
Full time Business: Other

Job Description


Teaching Assistant- SHPEP

Posting Number: TC00403
Position Status:
Campus: Western University Campus-Pomona, CA
Department: 13012-Strategic Alliances - SA

Function: Strategic Alliances
Family: Academic Support Services
Classification Series Title: Teaching Assistant

Classification Pay Scale
In compliance with SB 1162, Western University of Health Sciences is providing a pay scale for this position. The pay scale reflects the minimum and maximum target for new hire salaries for this position. Within this range, the individual pay is determined by a variety of factors, including but not limited to job-related skills, experience, relevant education or training, and work location. Please note that the compensation details listed reflects the base salary only.

Full Salary Range
Minimum: $17.50
Maximum $17.50

Expected Pay Scale
Minimum: $17.50
Maximum: $17.50

Job Summary
The Center for Academic Community Engagement is currently offering several teaching assistant (TA) elective experiences to admitted and/or enrolled Western students in all colleges through integrated apprenticeship, laboratory instruction and mentoring during the WesternU SHPEP Summer Health Professions Preparation Program (SHPEP). This TA elective provides multiple opportunities for students to relay their expertise and provide mentorship to undergraduate pre-health professions students enrolled in the SHPEP. Classroom and afternoon dispersed curriculum assistance and gross anatomy lab teaching are areas of expertise needed.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
1. Good verbal and written communication skills to be able to interact with faculty, staff, students, and any outside contacts.
2. Excellent computer skills to use various related software e.g. Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Google Docs, and other software programs required by the position.

Required Qualifications
1 Education: Any combination of training or experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. BS/BA degree high preferred
2. Experience: 1-2 years’ experience in a related field. Previous experience in and academic and/or health care setting is preferred.

Preferred Qualifications
Preference will be given to individuals possessing a bachelor’s degree.

Posting Date: 05/16/2023
Closing Date:
Open Until Filled:

Special Instructions to Applicants

Essential Job Duties
Essential Job Duties

Job Duty
1.Follow all SHPEP policies and procedures.
Complete initial SHPEP orientation and training. Attend all SHPEP content-planning meetings.

Percentage Of Time

Job Duty
1.Conduct practical support and teaching to reinforce lessons presented by professor, including lab-based activities such as anatomy dissection and prosection guidance, instruction on diagnostic instrumentation and teaching simulators, practical physical assessment or therapeutic demonstration.

Percentage Of Time

Job Duty
1. Through facilitation, develop an atmosphere of mutual trust and support within the SHPEP cohort.
2. Reviewing material with students one -on one or in a small groups.
3. Processing of SHPEP student assessment materials may be required

Percentage Of Time

Job Duty
1.Perform additional duties related to supporting SHPEP operations.

Percentage Of Time

Describe Work Environment
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be available to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Duties are normally performed in a typical office setting. The noise level in this setting is typically low to moderate.

To apply, visit https://jobs.westernu.edu/postings/26276

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