Graduate Assistant

Job description

Position Title:

Graduate Assistant

Posting Number:


VP Area:

Prov and VP for Acad Affairs


Graduate Studies Division


Graduate Studies


Wimberly Building Suite 219

Student Supervisor:

Robin Latimer

Work Study Required?:


Job Duties:

Monitoring enrollment to Blackboard workshop for Thesis and Dissertation.
Using MS Office, provide initial checklist assessments of student projects in the workshop and reporting assessments to Director.
Communicating with students, faculty about projects as requested.
Assisting with minor editorial improvement to student projects
Collecting and filing forms and documentation related to thesis and dissertation production and completion in various websites, Cloud collections, etc.
Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

Experience in writing, editing, technical editing.
Education: Bachelor’s degree in English, History, Business or Technical Communication and enrolled in at least 6 credit hours in a Lamar University graduate program.
Preference: Enrollment in the English or Business graduate programs
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
• Must be a currently enrolled graduate student at Lamar University for the Spring 2021 semester
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
• Demonstrates self-starting initiative and professional ethics
• Ability to work in e-mail and shared documents with staff, faculty, and students from diverse backgrounds
Knowledge of keyboarding, writing, formatting, and editing skills in English; competent skills in technical editing, MS Office, Adobe Pro; capabilities in Blackboard.

Physical Requirements:

Ability to work at a keyboard and monitor for multiple hours

Work Hours:

20 hours/week, times to be determined, preferably 4 -5 hours per day per week, excluding holidays

Job Conditions:

Must be present on campus for work

Additional Instructions for Applicants:

Required Documents
2. Letter of Interest
Optional Documents: Computer/software certifications; portfolio of editorial projects

EEO Statement:

Lamar University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Security Sensitive Statement:

This position is security-sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of the Texas Education Code §51.215, which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information.




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Job No:
Posted: 11/18/2020
Application Due: 2/16/2021
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