Remote | Part-time
Strayer University

Teaching Assistant in Sociology – Online

  • Remote / Nationwide
  • Part Time
  • R09255

To create the optimal learning environment, the University relies on teaching assistants to support instructional faculty by interacting with students in online classrooms that have a large number of students.

We are currently in search of a passionate part-time Teaching Assistant to support our Online undergraduate level Sociology class.

NOTE: Applications must include copies of unofficial transcripts to receive full consideration.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Analyze student activity within discussions and assessments and choose the appropriate responses
  • Accurately use the right type of responses based upon training and input from the master instructor
  • Assist in managing generic student communications
  • Utilize online learning platform (Blackboard) to communicate with students
  • Escalate unique issues to the master instructor
  • Assist with grading
  • Monitor engagement levels and provide recommendations on the best approach on how to increase engagement duties as assigned
  • Adhere to university policies and procedures

Education:

  • Master’s degree in Sociology OR
  • Master’s degree in any social science (Psychology or Education) with at least 12 graduate semester hours in Sociology.

Work Experience:

  • Previous teaching experience with adult learners

Job Skills:

  • Exhibits sound judgment in making decisions
  • Ability to lead small group discussions
  • Ability to keep accurate records
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Must have strong computer skills

Other:

  • Access information using a computer
  • Effectively communicate, both up and down the management chain
  • Effectively cope with stressful situations
  • Strong mental acuity