Kelly Campbell– PitE Department Administrator Agenda GSI Timeline Review Application process demo Selection Criteria Making a good 1st impression GSI Requirements Benefits GEO Agreement Graduate Teacher Certification via Rackham GSI Timeline Feb 18: PitE Info Session Feb 18: Positions go-live on umjobs.org March 9: Application materials due by 5:00 pm March 24: 1st round of offer letters issued March 31: Offer acceptances due April 1: Second round of offer letters (if necessary) Aug 26 & 27: CRLT Orientation session (tentatively) Sept 3: PitE Orientation/start of classes Application Process - Demo PitE positions are listing on umjob.org http://www.umjobs.org Login using uniqname and Kerberos (UM) password Combine cover letter, resume and transcripts (graduate) into a single pdf. If you have letters of recommendation or other transcripts, please email them to Kelly Campbell ([email protected]) Once a file is uploaded, it cannot be modified or replaced Important – provide your top 4 course preferences via email [email protected] (by 3/9) Selection Criteria Relevant disciplinary background Experience or interest in teaching across disciplines Strong teaching and organizational skills For field courses: relevant practical skills as shown in the application. Academic standing, progress toward degree, and remaining semesters up to the maximum terms of support allowed. More information, visit: http://www.lsa.umich.edu/pite/people/gsiinformation/selec tionprocess Making a Good 1st Impression Read the job description(s) carefully Show how you are the best candidate for the job Address how you are uniquely qualified Tailor your resume/cover letter to each position Proofread! Simple mistakes can be costly If first time, consider using Career Center Resources GSI Requirements Orientations and Training – CRLT/PitE Orientations Attend a minimum of two CRLT seminars and/or GSM ‘brown bag’ sessions CPR/First Aid Certification required for the following courses: Environ 422, 430, 436 Register for at least 6 credits Register for NRE 600 (1 credit course); 1st time only Complete a Mid-term Evaluation Complete a Final Evaluation GSI Benefits Tuition Waiver 25% or greater = 100% 23.7% or less = pro rata waiver Benefits 25% of greater – full medical and dental less than 25% – full medical, dental 50% Dependent coverage available More info, visit UM HR benefits page: http://www.benefits.umich.edu/benefitgroups/grads.html Graduate Employees Organization (GEO) Terms and conditions of GSI employment are governed by agreement between UM and GEO Current agreement runs through 5/1/2017 Copy of the agreement can be accessed using the following url: http://hr.umich.edu/acadhr/grads/AHR%20GEO%20bo oklet%20web.pdf GEO rep will be on hand during the PitE orientation UM Graduate Teacher Certificate Offered through Rackham Benefit – document professional development as a college-level instructor May be included on your CV/résumé Does not appear on UM transcript For more information, visit: http://sitemaker.umich.edu/um.gtc/description Good Luck!!