Graduate Assistant - Department of Counseling

Location
Arlington, VA
Posted
Apr 14, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Job Category Graduate Assistantship

Posting Number M00746

Department Counseling

Reports To Student Outreach Liaison, Dr. Tamara Davis

Point of Contact Diana Talbert

Responsibilities

The position begins one week before classes start for the summer 2017 semester and ends one week after classes end in the summer 2017 semester. A 2/3 Graduate Assistant in the Department of Counseling works 210 hours total each semester of the assistantship (which averages 21 hours/week in a typical 10 week semester); and receives a waiver of six (6) credits of graduate tuition for the summer semester.

The GA work assignment may include any or all of the following:
  • Assisting faculty in their research (e.g., literature collection, literature review, entering/coding data, creating online surveys)
  • Assisting in data collection and writing of annual learning outcome assessment reports and 5 year program assessment
  • Acting as a student contact for prospective/new students
  • Participating in Open Houses, New Student Orientations, and other departmental functions
  • Assisting in information collecting re: counseling and related educational programs and other programs of interest
  • Maintaining bulletin boards, creating fliers and other visuals for departmental events and initiatives, and assuming other duties as assigned


Minimum Qualifications

  • Accepted into Marymount as a graduate student in the Counseling M.A. program by May 1, 2017.
  • Must be registered for at least 6 graduate credits during any semester in which you are awarded a GA position
  • For current students, graduate GPA must be at least 3.0. For entering graduate students, undergraduate GPA must be at least 3.0.


Preferred Qualifications

  • Strong Academic record and community/professional service experience
  • Knowledge of various computer software packages (e.g., MS Word, PowerPoint, Access, Excel), Internet browsers, and library databases
  • Proficiency in SPSS is encouraged, but not required
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Must be able to work as part of a team and on an individual basis, take direction, and follow through on assigned tasks

Full-time students are given preference over part-time students


Special Notes to Applicants

Two positions will be available in the Counseling Department for summer 2017 and may continue for the fall 2017 semester. You must include a list of 2 references.


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 20

Responsibility / Duty

Assist faculty in their research (e.g., literature collection, literature review, entering/coding data, creating online surveys)

Percent of total time 20

Responsibility / Duty

Create fliers and other visuals for department events and initiatives

Percent of total time 20

Responsibility / Duty

Collecting data for student files and working with Assessment Aoordinator in Counseling Department.

Percent of total time 10

Responsibility / Duty

Participate in open houses, new student orientations, and other department functions

Percent of total time 10

Responsibility / Duty

Act as a student contact for prospective/new students

Percent of total time 10

Responsibility / Duty

Maintain counseling bulletin boards

Percent of total time 5

Responsibility / Duty

Assist in information collecting re: counseling and other related programs

Percent of total time 5

Responsibility / Duty

Assist in data collection and writing of annual learning outcome assessment reports and five year program assessment




Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
  1. * Will you be accepted into Marymount University as a graduate student in Counseling M.A. program?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Will you be taking at least 6 graduate credits each semester of the assistantship?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have a 3.0 GPA?
    • yes
    • no




Applicant Documents

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

    PI97518995