Graduate Assistantship Pool

Fayetteville, NC
Feb 17, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Position Information

Position Title: Graduate Assistantship Pool

Full-time or Part-time: Part Time

Department: Temporary Pools

Posting Number: 0401064

Minimum salary: $3,000/Flat Rate

Maximum salary: $4,500 /Flat Rate

Overall Position Competency: Flat Rate

Description of primary duties and responsibilities:
The responsibilities which are most often associated with each type of assistantship are as follows:

Academic Service Assistantships: Perform duties which support the academic mission of the department. This may involve supervising computer labs or reference rooms, grading papers, advising students, tutoring, assisting in the production of instructional materials, and occasionally assisting in the teaching of a class.

Administrative Assistantships: Assist an administrative office or officer in carrying out the duties and responsibilities of the unit.

Research Assistantships: Assist faculty members in conducting research or have primary responsibility for conducting research under faculty supervision.

Teaching Assistantships: Assume major responsibility for instruction in a class or laboratory. The specific duties include providing instruction, evaluating student performances, conducting student conferences, and leading discussion groups.

Description of Work Continued:
Assistantships may be awarded only to graduate students who are admitted in a graduate program leading to a graduate degree and are enrolled in a minimum of six (6) semester hours.

A graduate assistant will work no more than twenty (20) hours per week during the academic year when the University is in session.

A student may not receive an assistantship for more than six (6) semesters.

A student may not hold more than one assistantship or work more than twenty 20 hours per week.

A full time state employee may not hold a graduate assistantship.

Each assistantship will require graduate assistant to work 100 to 150 total hours per semester. Students who have worked the required hours will receive payment on the last business day of the month as stated in the graduate assistant agreement.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:
Students must have a strong undergraduate record (a minimum GPA of 3.0 is recommended.)

Students must be enrolled at Fayetteville State University, in good academic standing, and working toward a degree.

Students must be willing to work collaboratively with faculty on projects contributing to the mission and goals of Fayetteville State University.

Students must have strong communication and organizational skills.

Students must be willing to assist faculty in planning and implementing class instructions, meetings, i.e. student orientations, lectures, receptions and workshops, etc.

Students must be willing to assist faculty in conducting evaluations and assessments.

Students must be willing to assist with general responsibilities within the unit or office, such as taking minutes for committee meetings, developing posters, brochures, programs, and other responsibilities as assigned.

Student must attend new employee orientation prior to starting assistantship and complete all required employment paperwork with the Human Resources department no later than your first day of employment.

Knowledge skills and abilities:
Varies according to needs of the position.

Open Until Filled: Yes

Supplemental Questions
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

    Optional & Required Documents
    Required Documents
    1. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
    2. Transcripts
    Optional Documents
    1. Cover Letter
    2. Other Document

    EEO Statement:
    This position is subject to the successful completion of an employment background check. An employment background check includes a criminal background check, employment verification, reference checks, license verification (if applicable), academic verification and credit history check (if applicable).

    Fayetteville State University is committed to equality of educational opportunity and employment and does not discriminate against applicants, students, or employees based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information or veteran status. Moreover, Fayetteville State University values diversity and actively seeks to recruit talented students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds.

    Veterans Statement:
    Fayetteville State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and seeks priority referrals of protected veterans for our openings.


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