Classroom Assistant

Rate of pay: $11.00/hour

Work location: Student Disability Services

What you will learn

You can expect to learn skills such as time management, conflict resolution, balancing priorities, managing finances, interpersonal communication, customer service experience, and working with people from diverse backgrounds and working as part of a team.  Although your job in the Division of Student Life may not be directly related to your future profession, the skills you learn here will help you in your chosen career path and give you valuable work experience to strengthen your resume.

Basic job function

This position entails working in the classroom with a student with a mobility impairment.

Responsibilities

  • Manual manipulation of classroom materials and taking notes. Examples of these tasks include retrieving and opening textbooks or laptops, turning pages, retrieving handouts, taking notes of classroom material.
  • Other manual mobility tasks as requested.
  • Communicate daily with faculty, staff, and students.
  • Exhibit behavior expected of a professional and respect confidential information.
  • Attend staff meetings and professional development trainings as scheduled by supervisor or department.

Qualifications

  • Registered UI student in good academic standing.
  • Work study preferred, but not required.
  • Ability to manually manipulate classroom materials.
  • Good communication skills are necessary.
  • Must have ability to arrive on time for assigned class, and be dependable..
  • Demonstrated team player with positive attitude.
  • Ability to finish assigned tasks in an orderly fashion.
  • Working experience with computer systems, preferably Microsoft Office.

Training requirements

  • Criminal Background Check upon hire
  • FERPA

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