FWS Project Assistant, Department of Research

Oakland, CA
Jan 03, 2019
Faculty Jobs
Arts & Humanities
Institution Type

Job location: Remote

Employment Type: Part-time
Posted data: 2018-02-07
Req: R0001612

Job Description:

Saybrook University is seeking a Federal Work Study Student:  to join its Department of Research as a Project Assistant.

Under the direction of the Co-directors of Research, the Federal Work Study Student: Project Assistant is responsible for carrying out a variety of tasks to support the Department of Research in its development of policies and procedures, curriculum, RC research seminars, and research-related resources.

Position responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Auditing Research Instructor’s submission of syllabi, their posting on Canvas, the creation of course shells, and the enrollment in courses
  • Auditing and reviewing student abstracts for required content and formatting
  • Assisting with RC and other presentations
  • Triage of Department e-mail
  • Updating Canvas course shells
  • Collecting and reviewing research curricula, policies, and resources used by other universities
  • Preparing flowcharts and descriptions of each degree program’s research sequence and procedures
  • Reviewing and collating past research policies
  • Creating and/or updating data bases
  • Clerical duties
  • Review research for various projects
  • Create word and excel documents for various projects
  • Support curriculum and competencies development

Position Requirements:

  • Candidate must be a current Saybrook student in good standing.
  • Must have applied for federal work study via the FAFSA
  • Candidate must present and express her/himself well to carry out contact with faculty and students.

Position Qualifications:

  • Candidate must demonstrate competence in writing, computers, Canvas, and data base management.
  • Technologically skilled in communication, presentation, and online learning systems
  • Strong organizational skills

Saybrook University offers a generous compensation and benefits package. Some of our key benefits include: paid time-off, medical and dental coverage, company-paid life and disability insurance, retirement plan, and multiple flexible spending accounts (FSA),

Saybrook University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

About Saybrook University:

Saybrook University was founded over 40 years ago by some of the greatest minds of the 20th century and continues to inspire a new generation of innovators. A non-profit regionally accredited university known for its commitment to humanistic studies and rigorous research, Saybrook University’s academic model puts the student at the center of everything we do to provide a unique, transformational, learning experience. Saybrook offers advanced degrees in organizational systems, psychology, mind-body medicine, and counseling, all in flexible learning formats to help students continue to be active contributors to the fields they work in while they advance their education. Saybrook University is proud to be a community of creative, compassionate innovators dedicated to pursing new ways of thinking and doing for our professions, organizations, and communities.

For more information, visit www.saybrook.edu

Saybrook University offers a generous compensation and benefits package, as well as the opportunity to work for a leader in the field of education. Some of our key benefits include: generous paid time-off, medical and dental coverage, company-paid life and disability insurance, retirement plan with employer contribution, multiple flexible spending accounts (FSA), tuition reimbursement, professional development, and regular employee appreciation events.

Saybrook University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.