Instructional Assistant 1 - Communication - Utah Valley University in Orem Utah

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Utah Valley University

Orem, Utah

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Under the direction of a course instructor, the Instructional Assistant evaluates correspondence, documents, and assessment materials prepared by students as part of their coursework. Maintains a variety of class/student information on the Learning Management System. May tutor individual or small groups of students, as assigned. Grades written assignments totaling at least 15 pages (e.g. essays, position papers, article reviews, not including discussion postings), tests, assignments, and communication postings (e.g discussion board), content and form according to instructor-supplied rubric. Monitors student progress and course participation, tracks missing assignments, and records scores in the Learning Management System (LMS). Edits or updates course syllabus, quizzes, exams or other logistical documentation (not including course content).

Minimum Qualifications

High school diploma or equivalent plus two years education at an accredited institution in a major or discipline related to the Summary of Duties or an associate’s degree in a discipline related to the Summary of Duties is required.


Knowledge of word processing, spreadsheets, Learning Management System (LMS) and presentation software.


Skills in evaluating speeches.

Skills in writing lesson plans.

Skills in teaching classes.


Ability to work independently, make decisions, follow verbal and written instructions, and meet deadlines.

Ability to assess student work according to faculty and general instructional standards.

Ability to maintain confidentiality of student records.

Ability to utilize good verbal and written communication skills to provide concrete and effective feedback.

Pay Range

$9.49 to $11.86 per hour

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Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: High School
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: See Job Description
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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