FWS - Social Science, Criminal Justice & Sociology, Teaching Assistant - 21-22


  1. Assist in lesson planning, course preparation (i.e. scanning/copying articles or chapters, uploading items to Canvas).
  2. Provide instruction/guidance/clarification to students on assignments or curriculum when necessary.
  3. Grade assignments/assessments.
  4. Hold office hours.
  5. Assist in managing or setting up videos/tele-conferencing; contacting guest speakers/confirming guest appearances/assist with guest technological needs.
  6. Organize course materials, type up hand-written lectures, organization of books and hard copy materials for use in courses.

Preferred Skills:

  • Computer knowledge, i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Social Media and New Technology, and Zoom.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Strong active listening abilities.
  • Public speaking.
  • Written and verbal communication.
  • Customer focused.
  • Willingness to learn new things.

Work Schedule:

The priority work schedule will vary depending on student availability.  

  • Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, Friday, & Saturday: varies depending on workload
  • Tuesday & Thursday: 1:00 – 5:00 pm.

Work Conditions:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job:

  • Heat
  • Cold
  • Odors/smoke
  • Toxic Agents
  • Noise
  • Vibrations
  • Wetness
  • Humidity
  • Dust
  • Machinery
  • Light Intensity
  • Electrical Currents

Physical demands included here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job:

  • Keyboarding
  • Reaching/handling
  • Stooping/kneeling
  • Crouching/crawling
  • Lifting up to 10 lbs.
  • Carrying up to 10 lbs.

Additional Comments: Student will be required to assist in the organization of books and hand-written lectures and papers which may require some lifting of boxes and books; typing of lecture notes accurately; copying/scanning sections of books/articles, etc.

Important Notes: Resumes and applications will be reviewed to determine if you meet the required qualifications for the position. If it is determined that you meet the required qualifications, your application materials will be used to identify a top group of the most highly qualified candidates.

Positions available:  1          Approximate hours per week:  20

Pay Rate:  $10/hr

Supervisor:  Tom Ratliff

To Apply, complete required sections and upload your academic schedule (and practice schedule) in addition to uploading your resume or complete and upload the document titled "Student Employment Application".

The University of Pikeville is an equal opportunity employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. The University of Pikeville does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age or disabilities in its programs, activities, hiring, or the admission of students. Inquiries may be directed to the University of Pikeville Title IX Coordinator by calling 606-218-5344.


Date Posted: 09/09/2021
Department: Criminal Justice
Employment Type: Part-Time (20 hours)
Position Type: Federal Work Study
We are no longer taking applications for this position.