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Department of Human Communication Studies - Instructional Student Assistant Pool

Apply now Job no: 509937
Work type: Instructional Student Assistant
Location: Fullerton
Categories: Unit 11 - UAW - California Alliance of Academic Student Workers, Temporary, Part Time, Student Services

Department of Human Communication Studies - Instructional Student Assistant Pool

POSITION:

The Department of Human Communication Studies Tutoring Program at CSU Fullerton invites applications for its Instructional Student Assistant Pool.

We welcome applications from current CSUF graduate/undergraduate students to provide tutoring in the following subject areas:  

  • HCOM 308: Research Methods (statistics)
  • HCOM 300: Introduction to Research in Speech Communication
  • HCOM /100102 Public Speaking
  • HCOM 235: Essentials of Argumentation

Duties:

We are looking for current undergraduate and graduate students who are highly dependable, possess excellent communications skills, and able to work well with others. As a tutor, you will be expected to perform the following duties:

  • Help students make academic progress and achieve a better understanding of specific subject material while promoting independent learning.
  • Provide academic assistance and support to undergraduate students individually or in a group setting.
  • Establish and maintain rapport with the assigned students.
  • Maintain a punctual and reliable work schedule, attend all class sessions as directed by the instructor of record, and maintain office hours.
  • Must attend all tutor training and meetings.
  • Team up with other tutors in review sessions; and assist where needed.
  • Serve as an exemplary role model to students.
  • May perform other tasks as assigned: virtual “front desk” customer service; prepare reports; marketing the program; connecting with faculty; occasionally promote service via classroom presentations.

Schedule:  Schedule is determined by supervisor and schedule to work is from Feb 1, 2022 to May 30, 2022.   

This is a pool of Instructional Student Assistant for the department to draw on as necessary.

APPOINTMENTS FROM THE POOL ARE TEMPORARY AND OFTEN MADE JUST PRIOR TO THE START OF THE ACADEMIC TERM. APPLICANTS MAY BE OFFERED EMPLOYMENT ON VERY SHORT NOTICE. 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Candidates must be a currently enrolled undergraduate or graduate student.
  • Candidates should demonstrate their ability to interact and work effectively with a wide and culturally diverse range of students, including first-generation college students
  • Possess excellent communication skills and ability to work with students from diverse backgrounds.
  • Ability to build strong and positive relationships with students.
  • Maturity, respect for students, and ability to listen with patience and have an open mind.
  • Previous tutoring experience with students is a plus.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must have earned a B or better in the respective courses or otherwise demonstrate subject matter competence.
  • Must have a minimum grade point average of 3.0.
  • Knowledge of subject matter

HOW TO APPLY:

A complete online application must be submitted in order to receive consideration. Please provide the following materials as it relates to your application requirements:

  • Transcripts or TDA
  • CV/ Resume
  • Provide Availability

Please direct all questions about the position to Dr. Jon Bruschke, jbruschke@fullerton.edu, 657-278-3618.

COMPENSATION:

All Instructional Student Assistant appointments are made under the terms of the Collective Bargaining Agreement between the CSU system and the United Auto Workers.  Initial appointments are for one semester only. 

ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT and THE COLLEGE: 

California State University, Fullerton is a minority-serving institution and an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer with a strong commitment to increasing the diversity of the campus community and the curriculum. CSUF fosters an inclusive environment within which students, faculty, staff, and administrators thrive. Individuals advancing the University’s strategic diversity goals and those from underrepresented groups are particularly encouraged to apply.

College
College of Communications strives to prepare communicators to advance a democratic society by undertaking critical academic inquiry, serving the community, and engaging in ethical and professional practice across all communications industries and in related fields.

Department
The mission of the Department is to provide students with an understanding of communication processes in a culturally diverse society. An in-depth understanding of communication processes brings a number of benefits, including the ability to analyze communication barriers and the competency to facilitate effective communication between individuals, within organizations, between organizations and their customers or constituencies, and across cultures.

The Department provides a strong foundation of theory in its degree programs, and each program gives its students the experience they need in applying theory in a variety of contexts. Knowledge and skills are developed in the classroom through the use of case study methodology and other learning strategies and through internship experiences, which allow students to apply their knowledge and skills in their eventual work settings. Some students are encouraged to pursue careers in college and university teaching and research by continuing their education at the doctoral level in the field of communication studies or communicative disorders. Finally, the department provides guidance for students interested in pursuing graduate and professional studies in fields related to communication.

MANDATED REPORTER PER CANRA

The person holding this position is considered a ‘mandated reporter’ under the California Child Abuse And Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083, revised July 21, 2017, as a condition of employment.

CLERY ACT DISCLOSURE

 

California State University Fullerton is committed to assisting all members of the community in providing for their own safety and security. The annual security and fire safety report is available on the CSUF website. If you would like to receive a hard copy of the Annual Security and Fire Safety Report which contains this information, you can stop by the Police Department in at 800 North State College Blvd or you can request that a copy be mailed to you by calling (657) 278-7286.

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Notice of Non-Discrimination on the Basis of Gender or Sex and Contact Information for Title IX Coordinator

COVID-19

CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so.  Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. The systemwide policy can be found at https://calstate.policystat.com/policy/9779821/latest/ and questions may be sent to hr@fullerton.edu.

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