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Teaching Assistant - PSYS - Technology and Mental Health

Palo Alto, California
Job Type
19 May 2023
Palo Alto University (PAU), a private, non-profit university, founded in 1975 and located in the heart of Northern California's Silicon Valley, is a community grounded in values of social justice, dedicated to addressing pressing and emerging issues in the fields of psychology and counseling that meet the needs of today's diverse society. The students at PAU reflect the diversity of the region, are engaged in their education, and committed to improving the lives of others. The University sees diversity in its staff and faculty as very important to serving its diverse student body (or synonymous with inclusive excellence). PAU offers undergraduate and graduate programs with online, hybrid and residential options. PAU has an engaged faculty who make significant contributions to their fields and prepare future leaders who make a difference in the lives of individuals and communities. When you put all of this together, PAU creates a legacy of confident, competent, and compassionate professionals who are at the forefront of psychology and counseling and who move ahead in life by moving lives ahead.

Student Employment

Position Title: TA - PSYS - Technology and Mental Health for Children and Adolescents

Reports To: Eduardo Bunge

Department: Psychology

Status (Hours per week): Max. of 20 hours per week

Start and end dates: 3/20/2023 - 6/23/2023

General Description:

Teaching Assistant Duties & Responsibilities may include, but not limited to:

Helping with grading
Help moderating the classroom environment and making online learning more engaging
Facilitating group discussions
Managing Canvas
Holding office hours
Helping with creating/presenting didactics and guest lectures if interested
Making course materials accessible
Support proctoring exams
Creating Assignments

Specific Responsibilities/Duties:

Teaching Assistant Orientation training is mandatory but it only needs to be completed once during the time of the teaching assistant.


Currently enrolled student at PAU in good standing.
Bachelor's Degree or equivalent.
Advanced understanding of the subject matter.
Strong communication, interpersonal and organizational skills.
Excellent classroom management skills.
Able to create a comfortable learning environment for students.
A strong work ethic, dependable, and ability to prioritize multiple tasks and follow through in a timely manner. Ability to apply sound research techniques and logical critical analysis.

Application Procedures:

PAU is committed to providing an educational environment that supports a diverse, equitable and inclusive population. In your cover letter, please include information on how your background and experience has prepared you to be in an environment that holds equity and inclusion core to its mission and values.

EEOC Policy:

The University is an equal opportunity employer and is firmly committed to non-discrimination in its hiring and other employment practices and in the application of its personnel policies. In compliance with all applicable federal and state laws, except where a bona fide occupational qualification exists, employment decisions will be made irrespective of the staff member's race, color, religion, religious creed, ancestry, national origin, age (except for minors), sex, marital status, citizenship status, military service status, sexual orientation, medical condition (cancer-related or genetic condition), disability and/or any another status protected by law. When necessary, the University will reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities, if the individual is otherwise qualified to safely perform all essential functions of the position and if it will be done without undue hardship to the University.
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  • Job Reference: 1010170776-2
  • Date Posted: 19 May 2023
  • Recruiter: Palo Alto University
  • Location: Palo Alto, California
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent