Graduate Assistant 1/3 Forensic & Legal Psychology/Criminal Justice

Arlington, VA
Jun 09, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Category Graduate Assistantship

Posting Number M00955

Department Criminal Justice

Reports To Chair, Criminal Justice

Point of Contact Diana Talbert


The position begins one week before classes start for the fall 2018 semester and ends one week after classes end for the spring 2019 semester. A 1/3 Graduate Assistant in the Department of Forensic and Legal Psychology/Criminal Justice 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.

Minimum Qualifications

Must currently be accepted into Marymount as a graduate student in the Forensic and Legal Psychology M.A. program.

You 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 students, undergraduate GPA must be at least 3.0.

Preferred Qualifications

Academic record and community/professional service will be considered in decision-making.

Knowledge of various computer software packages (e.g., MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel), Internet browsers, and library databases.

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

Ability to work as part of a team and on an individual basis, take direction, and follow through on assigned tasks.

Special Notes to Applicants

One 1/3 GA position will be available in the Forensic and Legal Psychology/Criminal Justice Department. The position will begin fall 2018 and will continue until the end of the spring 2019 semester.

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. Consistently rated #1 or 2 among regional universities in the South for its diverse student body , Marymount serves nearly 4,000 undergraduate and graduate students. The university's location in suburban Arlington, Virginia, offers easy access to the rich resources and international, cultural, and ethnic diversity of the nation's capital. Marymount University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer.

Job Duties

Percent of total time 70%

Responsibility / Duty

Assist with advising undergraduate students.

Job Duties
Percent of total time 15%

Responsibility / Duty

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

Job Duties
Percent of total time 15%

Responsibility / Duty

Act as a student contact for prospective/new students

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
  1. Will you be accepted into Marymount University as a graduate student in the Forensic & Legal Psychology M.A. program by the fall?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. Will you be taking at least 6 graduate credits each semester of the assistantship?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

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


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