• Western University of Health Sciences
  • Pomona, CA, USA
  • Dec 27, 2023
Full time Other Administrative Positions

Job Description



Posting Number: TC00319
Position Status:
Campus: Western University Campus-Pomona, CA
Department: 1901-College of Dental Medicine

Function: College of Dental Medicine
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: $17.00
Maximum $17.00

Expected Pay Scale
Minimum: $17.00
Maximum: $17.00

Job Summary
Under direction of the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, the Tutor will work regularly with cohort in either large group course-specific reviews or smaller group of 5-8 students through the CDM curriculum. The large group reviews will be presented typically before an exam. The smaller groups are a Tutoring intervention for students in academic difficulty or formal Academic Probation. The Tutor will supply effective facilitation in a manner that will improve students' academic skills while developing mastery of subject material. Student independence rather than Tutor dependence will be the emphasis of Tutor. This position will also adhere University and CDM guidelines as well as follow University and CDM documentation policies and procedures.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Individuals must possess the knowledge, as well as the following skills and abilities or be able to perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of skills and abilities.
• Good verbal and written communication skills to be able to interact with faculty, staff, students, and any outside contacts.
• 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. Must have a good working knowledge of the Internet.

Required Qualifications
Qualifications Standard
Education: Bachelor’s Degree required
Experience: Some doctoral or professional experience required.

Preferred Qualifications
Master’s Degree preferred

Posting Date: 03/04/2021
Closing Date:
Open Until Filled:

Special Instructions to Applicants

Essential Job Duties
Essential Job Duties

Job Duty

Create and deliver at least one monthly large group review.

Percentage Of Time

Job Duty

Provide academic intervention for students in difficulty or formal Academic Probation

Percentage Of Time

Job Duty

Follow all CDM policies and procedures.
Communicate review plans with LEAD Associate Dean for Academic Affairs.
Organize and maintain attendance log for academic intervention sessions.
Organize and communicate academic intervention session meeting time and location. Collaborate with CDM to handle any issues (academic or personal).

Percentage Of Time

Job Duty

Other duties as assigned. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties for this position. The College of Dental Medicine reserves the right to add or change duties at any time

Percentage Of Time

Describe Work Environment
Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by any employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to use hands in order to operate a personal computer (PC) in the performance of job duties. The employee is regularly required to sit, and occasionally required to walk, and reach with hands and arms, talk and hear. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close and color vision in order to view the computer.

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 made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Duties of the Administrative Assistant III are normally performed in a typical office setting. The employee is never exposed to outdoor weather conditions in the performance of his/her duties. The noise level in this setting is usually moderate due to telephone calls, office equipment, and normal faculty/student traffic.

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