Graduate Assistant - Center for Teaching and Learning

Arlington, VA
Apr 19, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Category Graduate Assistantship

Posting Number M00738

Department Center for Teaching & Learning

Reports To Tutoring Coordinator & Writing Specialist

Point of Contact Kaylynn Smoot


PLEASE NOTE : There are EIGHT (8) 1/3 Graduate Assistantship opportunities available.

Marymount graduate students who are taking at least six graduate credits during Fall 2017 and Spring 2018 semesters are invited to apply for part-time (1/3) graduate assistantship positions in the Center for Teaching and Learning ( CTL ).

The position begins the week before the start of the Fall semester and continues through the end of Spring semester. A 1/3 graduate assistant in the CTL works a total of 105 hours each semester throughout the assistantship, typically 7 hours per week across the 15-week semester. We are looking to hire students who have a high level of competence in at least two of the following areas:
  • Writing theory and practice
    Subject knowledge in at least one of the following areas:
  • Math (pre-calculus, calculus, and statistics)
  • Science (Biology, chemistry, physics)
  • Nursing
  • IT
  • Accounting/Finance
  • Educational psychology
  • Analytics

The CTL serves the entire Marymount community. This position focuses primarily on student academic support. Depending on their areas of expertise, the GA will:
  • Tutor graduate and undergraduate students
  • Research, develop and deliver ongoing training materials for a group of undergraduate tutors
  • Research, develop and deliver workshops as required
  • Analyze tutoring data
  • Supervise a group of undergraduate tutors and SI leaders

The 1/3 graduate assistant receives a waiver of three (3) graduate credits each semester of the assistantship.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Accepted into Marymount as a graduate student
  • Enrolled in at least six (6) credits during each semester of the assistantship
  • 3.5 GPA
  • Excellent writing ability and subject-area abilities
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Competent research skills
  • Competent computer and software skills
  • Ability to take and follow directions
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to work at all Marymount academic locations

Preferred Qualifications

  • Accepted students enrolled full-time are given preference over part-time students
  • Prior tutoring, teaching, counseling, or coaching experience

Special Notes to Applicants

Please include at least one reference along with their relevant contact information.

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 60

Responsibility / Duty


Percent of total time 30

Responsibility / Duty


Percent of total time 10

Responsibility / Duty


Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
  1. * Do you have a 3.5 GPA?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Will you be enrolled in at least 6 credits each semester of the assistantship?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Have you been accepted into a Marymount University graduate degree program?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

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


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