FWS Research Assistant

Aug 29, 2019
Institution Type

Job location: Remote

Employment Type: Part-time
Posted data: 2019-08-25
Req: R0002592

Job Description:

Title: Federal Work Study Research Assistant

Saybrook University is seeking a Federal Work Study Student: Research and Teaching Assistant to join its Department of Transformative Social Change (TSC).

Under the direction of the Chair and Faculty, Department of Transformative Social Change, the Federal Work Study Student: Research and Teaching Assistant is responsible for supporting the Department of Transformative Social Change in providing course delivery, research, and building a healthy learning community.

Position responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:                                 

  • Provide support to the Department of Transformative Social Change, including assistance in updating of course syllabi, Canvas course shells, and TSC Community in Canvas.
  • Ordering and tracking of books for review for courses on behalf of faculty.
  • Potential service on TSC Department Student Advisory Committee.
  • Potential service as a Student Mentor within the TSC Department
  • Conduct library data-base searches on a variety of topics in transformative social change.
  • Summarize articles and obtain full text copies of relevant research reports
  • Participate in communications with potential applicants, providing potential applicants with a student perspective on the TSC learning process.
  • Assist with instructional tasks, including reviewing and responding to student work.
  • Assist with preparation of presentations.
  • Communicate with students on behalf of the course instructor.

Position Requirements:

  • Candidate must be a current student in good standing in the Transformative Social Change program.
  • Student must demonstrate competence in data-base searches.
  • Student must present and express her/himself well to engage in contact with faculty, students, and potential applicants.

Position Qualifications:

  • Candidate must be enrolled in a graduate a degree in Transformative Social Change.
  • Candidate must display academic writing skills in APA format.
  • Candidate must have skills in conducting electronic data base library searches.

Saybrook University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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 diverse, inclusive community of creative, compassionate innovators dedicated to pursing new ways of thinking and doing for our professions, organizations, and communities.

About Saybrook University:

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.

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