Working remotely, both independently and collaboratively, to support an Organizational Performance and Workplace Learning (OPWL) faculty member with research and teaching activities.
- Must be fully admitted to a degree-seeking student to the MS in OPWL program
- Have completed OPWL 536 Foundations of OPWL by the end of the Spring 2021 semester
- Will work up to 10 hours per week for an OPWL faculty member
- Enroll in at least 5 credits in each semester
- Maintain at least a 3.00 GPA
Fall 2021 and Spring 2022 semesters (tentatively between August 15, 2021 and May 14, 2022, excluding Thanksgiving break, X-mas break, and Spring break).
$16.00 per hour for up to 10 hours per week (a total of up to $5,440 for 34 weeks during the academic year)
This is a telecommuting position; OPWL Research/Teaching Assistants are not required to relocate to Boise to fulfill the duties of the position.
The following are typical work responsibilities for Research/Teaching Assistants in the OPWL program; this is not an all-encompassing list of work, as individual faculty supervisors and the assistants will discuss specific job expectations, roles, and responsibilities.
- Conduct literature search, organize and synthesize literature and readings, assist with writing papers
- Collect, analyze, and synthesize data
- Proofread and edit manuscripts, assess quality in terms of structure, grammar, spelling, formatting according to APA style guidelines
- Update course materials in the learning management system (Canvas) on an as needed basis
- Grade weekly participation / assignments based on the course rubrics
- Communicate with students in the course site
- Support the faculty’s service activities
At a minimum, you should have:
- The ability to manage their time and work independently under minimal supervision
- The ability to take direction and meet expectations
- The ability to teach themselves how to use new software tools
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Experience with common office productivity software, including the Google Suite and MS-Office
- Familiarity with video conferencing tools such as Zoom or Hangouts
- As this is a virtual position, the assistant must have a computer, internet access, webcam, and microphone
The preferred candidate will have:
- Prior experience in editing/proofreading
- Prior experience working in virtual teams
- Prior experience in research Involvement in professional communities and organizations
How to Apply
Submit this form with your cover letter and resume by Sunday, April 11, 2021, 11:59 pm (your time).