Head Engineering Learning Assistant Position Description
A Head Engineering Learning Assistant (ELA) is a trained advanced undergraduate who helps oversee the ELAs and ENG 100 course activities for all departments. They are the main point of contact for ENG 100 related items for the IEFX Program Coordinator.
ENG 100 meets for the first eight weeks of the semester. Classes are 50 minutes and meet twice a week for the first four weeks, and once a week for the second four weeks.
- Engineering student in good academic standing
- Eligible to work in the US/ on campus
- Have taught one semester of ENG 100 before Fall appointment.
- Documented leadership and involvement in University, department, and/or Engineering organizations
- Effective communication and presentation skills
- Enthusiastic about sharing one’s experiences with first-year students
- Instruct and facilitate one ENG 100 section of approx. 20 students, following materials provided in training.
- Attend and help facilitate Launch (Engineering welcome event on Saturday, August 26, 2017).
- Provide direction, guidance, and mentorship to students in their ENG 100 section during the fall
- Assist IEFX Program Coordinator with Spring and Fall Training Sessions
- Collaborate and communicate effectively with Co-Head ELA
- Communicate and maintain relationship with all Lead ELAs
- Communicate program status regularly with IEFX Program Coordinator.
- ELA Training course during second 8 weeks of the Spring 2017 semester (1 credit hour course)
- Two training sessions in the Fall (paid)
- Meetings with previous Head ELAs and IEFX Program Coordinator
8-10 hours / week. Varies depending on week.
$11.00 / hour
IEFX Program Coordinator, Gretchen Forman