Graduate Assistant 1/3 - Education Department

Arlington, VA
Jan 28, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Category Graduate Assistantship

Posting Number M00664

Department Education

Reports To Coordinator, Educational Clinical Experiences

Point of Contact Diana Talbert, Diana Talbert


Marymount Graduate Students enrolled in the Masters of Education program and who are taking at least 6 graduate credits each semester are invited to apply for a part-time (1/3) Graduate Assistantship position in the Education department.

The position begins one week before classes start for the spring 2017 semester and ends one week after classes end in the spring 2017 semester. A 1/3 Graduate Assistant in the Education department works 105 hours total each semester of the assistantship (which averages 7 hours/week in a typical 15 week semester); and receives a waiver of three (3) credits of graduate tuition each semester of the assistantship.

The graduate assistant provides research and administrative support to the department. Interviews for the position begin immediately and continue until the position(s) is filled. For the spring 2017 semester, we need to hire one 1/3 GA. This position may continue into the fall '17 semester based upon performance.

Minimum Qualifications

• Accepted into Marymount as a graduate student in the Education department
• Enrolled in at least 6 credits each semester of the assistantship
• Current graduate students must have a 3.0 GPA or higher. For entering graduate students, undergraduate GPA must be a minimum of 3.0.
•Proficient in Microsoft Excel and Word

Preferred Qualifications

• Academic record and community/professional service and experience will be considered in the decision-making
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Ability to work independently as well as part of team and follow through on assigned tasks
• Excellent computer skills
• Accepted students enrolled full-time are given preference over part-time students

Special Notes to Applicants

For the spring semester, one 1/3 GA will be hired. This position may continue into the fall '17 semester based upon performance.

Application materials must be received by

Open Until Filled Yes

University Profile

Marymount is a comprehensive Catholic university that emphasizes the liberal arts, career preparation, and personal and professional development. A diverse and welcoming learning community, Marymount serves nearly 4,000 undergraduate and graduate students. The university's location in suburban Arlington, Virginia, offers easy access to the rich resources of the nation's capital. Marymount University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer.

Job Duties

Percent of total time 100%

Responsibility / Duty

Providing administrative and research support to the department (assisting with clinical site placements, data collection and entry, creating surveys, coordinating and assisting with events/meetings, supporting faculty research, information gathering and dissemination, maintaining listserv & other duties as assigned).

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
  1. * Will you be enrolled in at least 6 credits each semester of the assistantship?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Have you been accepted or are you currently attending Marymount as a graduate student in the Education department?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have at least a 3.0 GPA?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. References
Optional Documents


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