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Biblical Counseling Graduate Teaching Assistant (Regular Part Time)

Summary:

This position will assist a member of the Biblical Counseling faculty to meet his course objectives and to provide for the academic needs of his students. This position reports to a professor in the department of Biblical Counseling, and will be guided by the department Teaching Fellow to acquire and implement necessary job skills.

Essential Functions:

    • Grading for assigned professor
    • Advising assigned professor’s students toward academic success, including mentoring them individually course content and avenues for improvement
    • Prepares and maintains JOULE online course pages
    • Assists assigned professor in the editing of his semester syllabi
    • Assist professors as required with substitute teaching and research
    • Advise assigned professor concerning the educational effectiveness of his curriculum and students’ progress in understanding curriculum
    • Handle incoming calls about counseling and our counseling program.
    • Counsels up to (not to exceed) two counseling cases each week under the supervision of assigned professor and in connection with local pastor
    • Pursues the influence of assigned professor through participation in a portion of his weekly courses each week (as selected by the professor)
    • Works with assigned professor and Teaching Fellow to resolve instances of academic discipline
    • Assists assigned professor with research for writing projects and speaking engagements.
    • Additional responsibilities include general office administration. This position requires standing, sitting, walking, lifting, reaching, talking, hearing, seeing, learning, problem solving, and interacting with others throughout the workday. Regular attendance is essential.
    • 25 hours – approximately 20 hours of grading and 5 hours of professor influence/ research assignment, counseling, and study for professional development

      Compentencies:

        • Excellent oral and written command of the English language is required
        • Basic mathematics and accounting knowledge is necessary
        • Ability to compose, proofread and edit correspondence
        • Possess excellent organizational skills
        • Exercise confidentiality, good judgment and discernment
        • Service oriented and able to interface with many people is mandatory
        • Multitasking in an environment with many distractions is a must
        • Repetitive motions on a keyboard and looking at a computer monitor for an extended duration of time is required. Reading and comprehending correspondence is imperative

          Qualifications:

          • Has a personal relationship with Jesus Christ, a commitment to the TMC doctrinal statement particularly the Sufficiency of Scripture, and preferred mastery of Biblical Counseling course material, giftedness in the ministry of counseling
          • Education:  Master’s Degree in Biblical Counseling, Biblical Studies or Theology, Doctoral candidate preferred
          • Experience:  3+ years in an educational institution preferred
          • Other Required Skills: Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite

          Working Conditions:

          • Working Environment: Mostly indoors in a typical office environment, with an occasional need to visit other areas on campus
          • Physical Demands: Must be able to lift 30 pounds
          • Travel: None

          Additional Information:

          Minimum Conditions for Beginning Employment:

          Prior to beginning employment, in accordance with The Master’s College policy and/or under federal or state law, all employees must:

          1.   Sign and return an offer of “At Will” employment.

          2.    Present verification of their identity and authorization to work in the United States.

          If, because of a disability, you need special services or facilities in order to apply or interview for this opening please contact the Human Resources department.

          The Master’s College & Seminary does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, gender, age, marital status, veteran status or prior military service, medical condition, or any physical or mental disability.  We are committed to practicing principles of equal employment opportunity and diversity based upon sovereign Biblical principles.

          If you would like to apply for this position, please fill out the application at: http://www.masters.edu/campuslinks/employment.aspx and return it to the Human Resources Department.  Applications may be dropped off in person, or sent in via fax (661.362.2717), email (humanresources@masters.edu) or regular mail (21726 Placerita Cyn Rd Box 41, Santa Clarita CA 91321).