College of Health and Human Services

Department of Communication Disorders

POSITION: Graduate Assistant for the Department of Communication Disorders

STARTING DATE: Tuesday, April 2, 2013

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Degree-seeking or Graduate Certificate seeking graduate student in the Department of Communication Disorders. The Graduate Assistant must be registered in a CSULA graduate degree program or Graduate Certificate Program and must be enrolled in courses towards the completion of that graduate degree or certificate program during the appointment period.  Applicants should have the ability to relate well to others within the academic environment, and demonstrate ability and/or interest in working in a multiethnic, multicultural environment and demonstrate ability and/or interest in working in a multiethnic, multicultural environment. Exceptions to the minimum eligibility qualifications may be granted at the sole discretion of the University.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Knowledge of the discipline of Communication Disorders, knowledge of auditory system anatomy and physiology, knowledge of auditory disorders, experience working independently in a fast paced environment, capacity to meet deadlines, ability to work well with people operating under academically stressful conditions.

Hiring Criteria: Passed COMD 400 with grade of A. Compatible schedule with course to be assisted.

DUTIES: Under the general supervision of the Department Chair and the course instructor for COMD 400 (Hearing Science), the graduate assistant will provide instructional assistance for COMD 400 that will include, but is not limited to: class attendance; office hours; collaboration in grading exams and quizzes; support in uploading to Moodle; collaboration in monitoring student questions via Moodle; and other instructional assistance.

SALARY: Current Graduate Assistant rate for an average of 10 hours per week.

THE UNIVERSITY: California State University, Los Angeles, a comprehensive urban university and one of 23 campuses that comprise The California State University system, offers programs in more than 50 academic and professional fields.  The campus is located at the eastern edge of Los Angeles, adjacent to the western San Gabriel Valley, with more than 22,000 full and part-time students reflecting the rich, ethnic diversity of the area.  The University is committed to student-centered learning, free scholarly inquiry and academic excellence, hires on the basis of merit, and encourages qualified minorities, women and persons with disabilities to apply.

REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION: Standard documentation includes: letter of application, curriculum vita, three letters of recommendation and the University’s Application for Academic Employment form: www.calstatela.edu/univ/hrm/docs/forms/Empl_applic_academic.pdf
Employment contingent upon proof of eligibility to work in the United States. Applicants will be notified of their appointment to a position by e-mail and/or telephone.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Currently accepting applications. Applicants will be notified of their appointment to a position by e-mail and/or telephone. Address applications, required documentation and/or requests for information to:

Communication Disorders
California State University, Los Angeles
5151 State University Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90032-8164

Exceptions to minimum qualifications may be granted at the sole discretion of the hiring department/authority.

In addition to meeting fully its obligations under federal and state law, Cal State LA is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can live, work and learn in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual. To that end, all qualified individuals will receive equal consideration without regard to economic status, race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin or cultural background, political views, sex or sexual orientation, or other personal characteristics or beliefs.

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/TITLE IX EMPLOYER

Upon request, reasonable accommodation will be provided to individuals with protected disabilities to (a) complete the employment process and (b) perform essential job functions when this does not cause undue hardship.

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Last Update: 02/15/2013