(35%) Direct graduate student academic affairs.
-In consultation with L&S HR, develop, implement, interpret policies concerning graduate assistant appointments and workloads; make exceptions to policy on an individual or department/program basis. As students, academic policies for graduate students apply to them while Graduate Assistant Policies and Procedure (GAPP) applies as employees.
-Advise departments on graduate academic policies.
-Advise/Direct departments about graduate recruitment processes and procedures.
-Collaborate with L&S Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) on recruiting of graduate students for the Advanced Opportunity Fellowship (AOF).
-Advise departments on TA workloads, collect, review, approve and TA workloads considering good practices in teaching and learning.
-In consultation with the L&S HR, advise/direct department personnel dealing with graduate assistant grievances, graduate assistant employee performance issues, and similar personnel issues, especially in the area of teaching.
-Represent College on relevant committees, work groups, etc. Develop, implement, and conduct training programs for L&S faculty and staff in this area.
-Create, maintain and update electronic resources for L&S Graduate Student Academic Affairs.
(35%) Direct and implement and coordinate efforts across L&S to promote graduate student teaching excellence, such as including TA training, graduate student professional development. This may include:
-Develop, program, coordinate, implement, participate in and assess College level programs that support Teaching Assistants, as well as coordinate or advise with specialized programs that promote teaching excellence, such as programming for TAs, of Ethnic Studies Requirement courses, International TA Training, department specific requests, communities of practice, etc., aligned with the L&S Teaching and Learning Administration priorities.
-Create, maintain and update resources to support Teaching Assistant professional development.
-Advise and provide assistance to departments with their efforts to promote graduate student teaching excellence, maintain an inventory of such programs.
-Advise and assist departments in developing teaching assessments for teaching assistants.
-Coordinate annual Teaching Assistant awards.
-Collaborate with L&S Associate Dean for DEI regarding Advanced Opportunity Fellowship programming.
(25%) Participate in planning, promoting, and implementing teaching excellence initiatives such as inclusive teaching, new faculty orientation, and other projects as a member of the Teaching and Learning Administration unit. Collaborate with campus partners and stakeholders in similar teaching and learning excellence activities.
(5%) Other duties as assigned