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Project Instructional Assistant

Title Grade or Pay Range Effective Date of Position Standard
Project Instructional Assistant
August 1998

Distinguishing Features
Positions are restricted to those who are full-time SUNY students registered and actively engaged in a program of study leading to an advanced degree.

Level of Complexity
Incumbents perform instructional duties in a specific discipline or subject area. Assignments may include developing teaching materials or syllabi and visual aids, preparing and administering examinations, assisting in student conferences, grading exams and papers, or instructing students in basic course work. The
position requires a part-time employment commitment, except in summer periods, to allow the incumbent to fulfill graduate study requirements.

Knowledge/Formal Training
Incumbents must be registered and actively engaged in a program of study leading to an advanced degree at the campus location.

Job Related Experience
The work performed must be coordinated with education and training which leads to fulfillment of academic requirements.

Guidance Received
Incumbents perform under the general supervision of the Principal Investigator or supervisor in conformance with the requirements of the research grant, contract, or sponsored program.

Discretion/Judgment Excercised
Incumbents exercise the creativity, judgement, and discretion required for carrying out instructional assignments.

The combined knowledge and experience requirements described in this standard may be satisfied by an equivalent combination of knowledge and experience.

Position duties are meant to be illustrative of the work performed by an employee with this title. The actual job description may contain specific duties not outlined in this specification that do not materially affect the classification.