The Department of East Asian Studies at NYU seeks to fill several Grader/Tutor positions for Fall 2022.
If you are a Master's or Ph.d. student interested in the position, please send your CV and cover letter to Professor Xiaoxiao Jiao with the following subject: FIRST, LAST NAME, GRADER/TUTOR APPLICATION (Fall 2022).
Grader/Tutor needed for Chinese language course |EAST-UA 201-204, Elementary Chinese I, II, Intermediate Chinese I, and II, EAST-UA 231-232, Elementary Chinese for Advanced Beginners, and Intermediate Chinese for Advanced Beginners.
- Adjunct grader(s)/tutor(s) must not work more than 3 hours, on average, per course, per week.
- Adjunct grader(s)/tutor(s) are expected to communicate with their assigned instructor(s) at the beginning of the semester and go over the schedule and grading/tutoring guidelines.
- Under no circumstances will adjunct graders)/tutor(s) be asked to proctor any exams/quizzes or teach a class.
- Adjunct grader(s)/tutor(s) are not required to attend class.
- Adjunct grader(s)/tutor(s) are expected to correct assignments and give grades upon request.
- Answer sheets and grading rubrics are provided.
- Sample correction or instruction on correcting the homework is provided for the first few assignments.
- Instructor(s) are encouraged to review the grader's work and administer the final assigned grade.
- Grading should be done within 2-5 days from pickup. A pickup/drop off schedule is provided at the beginning of the semester.
- Tutoring is on a request basis.
- Students email the adjunct grader(s)/tutor(s) 24 hours before the requested time to meet. Adjunct grader(s)/tutor(s) are not obliged to meet with students if they fail to email their request within the 24-hour window.
- Tutoring sessions are on a first-come-first-served basis. If there is no request, adjunct grader(s)/tutor(s) can use the unused time for grading.
- Adjunct grader(s)/tutor(s)may be asked to hold one-on-one tutoring sessions with students for up to 30 minutes, per week, per student, with some exceptions.
- NYU graduate students in language education, TESOL, applied linguistics, or a related field
- Fluent Mandarin Chinese speakers, strong knowledge of Chinese language including both simplified and traditional scripts, ability to use basic Microsoft word processing software and course-related websites
- Organized and responsible. A positive attitude and strong interpersonal skills needed
- Must be able to work accurately, independently, and meet deadlines
Hours: Adjunct grader(s)/tutor(s) must not work more than 3 hours, on average, per section, per week. Section Assignments range from 1 to 5. Depending on the number of sections assigned, you may work from 3 to 15 hours a week.
Compensation: $678.50 total compensation per section
Start Date: September 1, 2022