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Graduate Teaching Assistant – OIT Course Design and Delivery

GTA Position Available

This Graduate Teaching Assistantship, which is a twelve-month, half-time appointment, carries a stipend and a waiver of tuition and maintenance fees, including the summer session. A half-time Graduate Teaching Assistant works twenty hours per week.  

The Graduate Teaching Assistant provides technology support to the OIT staff, faculty, and students. Duties may include several of the following: 

  • teaching technology workshops under the guidance of a trainer.
  • working on course design/redesign.
  • development of instructional materials for faculty, such as graphics, multimedia-based learning materials, and presentations.
  • assist faculty and with course development under the guidance of a staff mentor.
  • other duties assigned as needed. 

Qualifications 

We are looking for candidates who have experience in several of these areas: 

  • MS Office Excel and Access 
  • web development and HTML coding 
  • development of media-rich presentations, screencasts, video and audio 
  • computer technology training  

The ideal candidate must possess good communication, organizational, and customer service skills; ability to work efficiently within tight deadlines; and aptitude to quickly learn and apply new technology skills. 

How to Apply 

To apply, please email Jerry Riehl at jriehl@utk.edu your resume and a cover letter. In the email subject line, type “OIT Job Inquiry – Graduate Teaching Assistant.”

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