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Texas A&M University - Galveston TAMUG_Student Assistant_MART 103 in Galveston, Texas

Job Title

TAMUGStudent AssistantMART 103


Texas A&M University at Galveston


Head Of Maritime Transportation

Proposed Minimum Salary

$8.00 hourly

Job Location

Galveston, Texas

Job Type

Student Worker

Job Description

The Student Assistant in MART will, under general supervision, assist the Instructor in the set-up and operation of equipment used in MART 103 / Basic Safety & Lifeboatman, a required course for license option students. and MART 311 / Tug & Tow, a Directed Elective course for license option students. The student assistant will also, under general supervision, assist as needed in the office of the Instructor with general office duties and class plans.

Roles and Responsibilities:

70% - Hands-on set up and operation of all machinery, equipment and supplies necessary for Instructor's and Students' use in the teaching of MART 103 and MART 311 courses. Assist in operations during proficiency assessments of students. Student Assistant must be prompt and reliable in setting up all necessary supplies prior to start of class. and plan, organize and prioritize work responsibilities. The Student Assistant will be working closely with students enrolled in these specific courses therefore must demonstrate ability to interact respectfully with all people and be able to communicate and identify the relevance of the skills they are gaining as a Deck license option student.

25% - General office responsibilities and computer knowledge; will work with school's current LMS on various tasks and other related software and sites, Microsoft Office including Excel, Power Point and Word.

5% - Other duties as assigned.

General Qualifications:

Applicant must be a currently enrolled full-time student at TAMUG with a Deck License Option and must be in good academic standing with a GPA of 2.5 or higher. Due to the specific nature of the role and responsibilities required for this position, preference is given to applicants who have already taken and passed both MART 103 and / or MART 311, or have work experience in maritime industry, specifically tug and tow. It is essential that applicant have the ability to multi-task and work cooperatively with others; take direction well and communicate effectively in a professional setting.

Learning Outcomes:

Oral/Written Communication

Professional/Work Ethic



Career Management

Global / Intercultural Fluency

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

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Texas A&M University at Galveston is a special-purpose institution of higher education for undergraduate and graduate instruction in marine and maritime studies in science, engineering and business and for research and public service related to the general field of marine resources. The institution is under the management and control of the Board of Regents of The Texas A&M University System, with degrees offered under the name and authority of Texas A&M University at College Station.

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