Instructional Student Assistant for Jumpstart Fresno Corps Member
Jumpstart Fresno was started at California State University, Fresno in Fall 2001, and is located in the Jan and Bud Richter Center for Community Engagement and Service-Learning. Jumpstart Fresno has grown from 40 members to now over 70 dedicated Corps Members, reflecting the vast diversity of California’s Central Valley. Our program draws students from an assortment of majors, including Liberal Studies, Psychology, and Marketing, among many others.
Jan and Bud Richter Center for Community Engagement and Service-Learning
The successful applicant will be willing to work on a team of 4-6 and implement the Jumpstart curriculum in preschool classrooms in Fresno. We are interested in candidates who have/are willing to learn how to help children develop the language and literacy skills they will need for kindergarten success.
Anticipated Appointment Dates: This position is opened until filled. If you have applied and no other positions are available, you will be notified.
Spring 2021: January - May 2021
Fall 2021: August - December 2021
Spring 2022: January - May 2022
Hours Per Week: 0-20 hours, dependent on duties
Job Duties may include the following, but will be dependent upon the specific course to which the teaching associate will be assigned, as well as upon the specific needs of the faculty member in charge of the course:
- attend course lectures and trainings
- prepare lesson plans focusing on developing language and literacy skills in preschool children
- perform individual and/or group tutoring with preschool children
- work with team of peers to plan and implement lesson plans
- High School Graduate; Admitted to Fresno State
- Demonstrated commitment to working effectively with faculty, staff and students from diverse ethnic, cultural and socioeconomic background,
- Preferred Experience: Expertise in a closely related-related discipline
Application Procedures: Create an applicant login and complete required fields. The review of applications will begin immediately and may continue for next semester. Closing date is March 22, 2022. Finalists may be asked for an interview.
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|Instruction Student Assistant additional information regarding assignment:
The California State University Instructional Student Assistant Classification and Standards
- Evaluations: ISA's may be evaluated per CBA, Unit 11, Article 8
- Salary: Each department has different salary scales. Please check with your department for your Base Salary. The monthly salary is calculated based on the Weighted Teaching Units assigned.
- Salary Schedule: The salary schedule can be found on the Faculty Affairs website here.
- Assignments: Assignments are made by Department Chair or Program Coordinator after consultation with the teaching associate.
- Duties Form: Per the Collective Bargaining Agreement for Unit 11, a Duties Form (see Appendix E of the CBA) will be completed between the Department and Academic Student Employee. This form substantiates the jobs included for the department teaching associate position.
- Instructional Student Assistant is a student position for those matriculated at Fresno State.
- Students are limited to 20-hours of part-time work on campus.
About the Campus
California State University, Fresno, is a forward-looking and diverse institution located in California’s Central Valley, known for its agriculture, reasonable housing costs, cultural diversity, and proximity to Yosemite National Park and the Sierra Nevada.
The Fresno State campus sits in the midst of the San Joaquin Valley, a valley rich in the traditions and representation of Native American peoples and cultures. We are grateful to be in the traditional homelands of the Yokuts and Mono peoples, whose diverse tribal communities share stewardship over this land.
California State University, Fresno is an engaged University. We focus on broadening students' intellectual horizons, fostering lifelong learning skills, developing the leaders of tomorrow, promoting community involvement, and instilling an appreciation of world cultures. We nurture cultural competence by celebrating the rich diversity of the campus community and welcoming the participation of all. Members of the University community are expected to work effectively with faculty, staff and students from diverse ethnic, cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds. For information on the University's commitment and dedication to creating a university known for its integrity, civility, equity, respect, and ethical behavior, please visit: http://www.fresnostate.edu/academics/diversity The campus is ranked 24th in the nation by Washington Monthly; ranked 3rd by U.S. News & World Report in graduation rate performance for public institutions; and, ranked 41st in the nation in MONEY Magazines 50 Best Public Colleges.
Fresno State’s Principles of Community
These Principles were developed collaboratively by faculty, staff, and administrators. They exemplify what we aspire to be. Find out more about our Principles of Community at: https://fresnostate.edu/president/strategic-plan/principles-of-community.html
We all play a role in fostering an inclusive work and learning environment of respect, kindness, collaboration, and accountability where every member of the student body, faculty, staff, and administration can thrive. Our Principles of Community reflect our core values of Discovery, Diversity, and Distinction as well as our deep commitment to our mission "to boldly educate and empower students for success."
California State University, Fresno is committed to serving our students with a focus on inclusion. Fresno State has been recognized as a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI); an Asian American/Native American/Pacific Islander-Serving Institution (AANAPISI); and has been designated to the Community Engagement Classification by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.
Other Campus Information
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A background check (including criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily for this position. An offer of employment may be withdrawn or employment may be terminated based upon the results of the background investigation.
The person holding this position is considered a "limited reporter" under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 Revised July 21, 2017 as a condition of employment. You can obtain a copy of this Executive order by accessing the following website: http://www.calstate.edu/eo/EO-1083.html.
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California State University, Fresno is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status.