Graduate Assistant (Staff), Communication, Media & Theatre Arts
Salary: Depends on Qualifications
Job_Type: Graduate Assistant
Location: Main Campus
Division: Graduate Employment
With the guidance of one or more staff or faculty members, perform a mixture of services in support of communication, technology, business operations or student affairs activities as more than 50% of their service.
The Staff Graduate Assistant receives a stipend and tuition waiver subject to federal tax.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities
Staff Graduate Assistants will work closely with faculty and/or staff from the Theatre Arts, Arts Administration, Applied Drama & Theatre for the Young,
Interpretation & Performance Studies, and Forensics programs, and perform various applied and supervisory duties, which may include
- Stage Management (Theatre for the Young)
- Marketing & Promotion (Theatre for the Young)
- Arts Administration
- Scene & Costume Shop Supervision
- Interpretation & Performance Studies
- Forensics Coach
- Marketing and Promotion
Ability to work up to 20 hours per week (10 for 50%) is required.
GPA of 3.0 or higher is required.
Admission and enrollment in a graduate program is required.
Maintenance of a 67% course completion is required.
Enrollment in at least 6 credits for Fall and Winter semesters is required.
Please Note: Applicants must have two (2) recommendation forms (found here: https://www.emich.edu/cmta/scholarships/index.php) submitted to the department in order to be considered.
For a full-time GA appointment, the University provides a tuition scholarship for up to 18 credit hours in each academic year (September 1 to August 31) of the assistantship.
For graduate assistants who are appointed to part-time positions and for GAs who begin employment after the start of the semester, the number of credit hours covered by the award will be prorated.
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