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Undergraduate Teaching Assistant

Posting Details

Posting Details

Date Posted 12/08/2017
Working Title Undergraduate Teaching Assistant
Anticipated Starting Academic Term Spring
Job Type Student
Job Category Classroom Support
Federal Work Study Required? No
Job Summary

The Information Science undergraduate program (BSIS) is currently seeking several student employees to work as Undergraduate Teaching Assistants.
This position provides intermediary support for students in Information Science Courses. The UTAs will provide office hours, and assist in the development and implementation of course supplementary material. Their goal is to assist student academic development under the direction of the instructor.
Specifically, UTAs are sought to support the following classes:
INFSCI 0017 Fundamentals of Object-Oriented Programming (JAVA)
INFSCI 1024 Analysis of Information Systems
INFSCI 0010 Introduction to Information, Systems, and Society
INFSCI 1022 Database Management Systems
INFSCI 1061 Game Implementation

Job Requirements

• UTAs much be currently enrolled in the School of Computing and Information.
• Have a minimum QPA of 3.0 or better
• Have strong communication and organizational skills
• Enjoy working with peers
• It is recommended that the students have successfully completed the INFSCI course in which they will serve as UTA with a grade of B or better or have successfully complete equivalent

Child Protection Clearances

The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks may be required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.

Hourly Pay Rate $10.00
Anticipated Number of Openings 6-8
Anticipated Hours per Week 10
Anticipated Weekly Schedule


Campus Pittsburgh
Primary Work Location 7th Floor, Information Sciences Building
Posting Number S-05935-P

Posting Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you currently a University of Pittsburgh student or were you enrolled in the previous or upcoming semester?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. Do you have a Federal Work Study (FWS) award?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter