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Community Psychology & Mental Health, GA

National Louis University
Chicago - 122 S. Michigan Ave.

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Job TypeGraduate Assistant (GA)Min Salary$1,800.00/TERM-TUITION CREDIT ONLYMid SalaryMax Salary Fund Information (Required)

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Position TitleCommunity Psychology & Mental Health, GACampusChicago - 122 S. Michigan Ave.If other, please specifyHours per week10-15Start Date11/19/2018End Date06/28/2019Position Summary

Position provides support for the PhD Community Psychology Program.
Work with the Department Chair to connect with Grundy County Health Assets map and further research with Grundy county.

Required Qualifications

Although students are not required to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid at, they must have either a valid Social Security Number for required IRS reporting or a Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN).
 Must be enrolled at NLU full-time for classes needed toward your degree.
 Maintain Satisfactory Academic Progress.
 PhD Community Psychology student with mental health background.

Important Note: Students are only eligible to receive one NLU resource per academic year. The only exception to this policy is students who are awarded one of our institutional merit-based donor scholarships.


The candidate for the Graduate Assistant (GA) must possess the required abilities: strong existing computer skills (Microsoft Word, Excel and Power Point); attention to detail; ability maintain confidentiality and make progress without direct supervision; professional demeanor; strong spoken and written communication skills; strong organizational skills; articulate and tactful communication skills; comfortable speaking to groups of people.

The Graduate Assistant will support the PhD Community Psychology Department. The candidate’s essential duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

Assist with Research/Grant tasks
 Prepare and organize grant application materials
 Conduct reviews of the literature
 Collect, organize, transcribe, enter and analyze data
 Manage data collection projects by meeting deadlines
 Handle and protect confidential and sensitive data with integrity
 Proofread scholarly works such as manuscripts, newsletter articles, etc.

Actual Hourly Wage$1,800.00/TERM TUITION CREDIT ONLY Posting Detail Information

Posting NumberSTU185Number of Vacancies1Open Date11/14/2018Close Date11/20/2018Open Until FilledYesSpecial Instructions Summary

Please Note: Per the Illinois Unemployment Insurance guidelines, any work positions that are paid and classified as student employment, such as Federal Work-Study, College Employment, Graduate Assistant and Harrison Fellow, etc., are not eligible for unemployment compensation, once the position has ended. Participation in the Student Employment program does not constitute bona fide National Louis University employment status. Therefore, when you are no longer participating in the student employment program, you would not be eligible to request or receive unemployment compensation.

Quick Link for Internal Postings MessageFail MessageInterviewer NameSuzette ReedInterviewer Contact InformationSuzette.Frommreed@nl.eduSupplemental Questions (HR Only)

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you legally eligible for employment in USA?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Are you currently enrolled (or soon to be enrolled) student at National Louis University and/or Kendall College?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * What is your Student ID Number?

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
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    National Louis is a 130+ year old university that has been grounded in the values of innovation, access, and excellence from its inception. As an institution we believe in providing access to educational opportunity and that education is our greatest lever for social and economic mobility. We are a student focused community that is committed to continuous improvement and asks how do we become more “student ready” so that we may better serve our students. We believe that through education we are able to empower change and build healthy communities. Our community works hard in the service of students and supports one another like a family.

    At National Louis University we offer our employees an innovative environment to work together and inspire the ideas that will make an impact. As our external environment changes, our employees are provided the opportunities and tools needed to grow both personally and professionally to remain successful. NLU employees and dependents are offered a wide range of benefits, including but not limited to, Health Insurance benefits, Retirement benefits, Paid Time Off and Educational Benefits.

    Points of Pride

    • NLU’s National College of Education has had 72 alumni honored by the Golden Apple Foundations of Chicago and Rockford with one of the most prestigious education honors in the state of Illinois and more than any other school of education in the state.
    • NLU is among the top 25 most diverse national universities according to the 2013 U.S. News & World Report rankings.
    • Our students enter the work force earning an estimated $43,000 per year after graduation, ranking NLU among the top five of all Illinois post-secondary schools, as cited by the College Database.
    • Our M.A. in Psychology is the second largest non-clinical master’s program in psychology in Illinois.
    • NLU has received more than $65 million in funding for applied research projects in urban development, childhood development, school improvement and teacher preparation

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    National Louis University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Access/Equal Opportunity Employer dedicated to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its students, faculty and staff. NLU is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive community and strongly encourages all qualified individuals to apply.

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