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FWS Project Assistant, Department of Psychophysiology

Saybrook University

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Job Description:

Saybrook University is seeking a Federal Work Study Student to join its Department of Psychophysiology in the College of Integrative Medicine and Health Sciences as a Project Assistant.

Under the direction of the Chair, Department of Psychophysiology, the project assistant is responsible for providing general administrative support for the department.

Position responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Editing (not writing) and checking for accuracy documents and forms for both internal departmental and external use. These may include but are not limited to program modification requests, syllabi, department and course descriptions for the catalog, etc.
  • Assisting in the development of course materials including locating appropriate supporting literature and organizing course materials.
  • Assisting in preparation for and presentation of laboratory’s during the RC within the incumbent’s sphere of knowledge.
  • Editing and checking for compliance with regulations IRB applications generated within the department by both students and faculty.
  • Assisting in tracking student submissions (e.g. papers, writing assignments, etc.) for courses. This does not include evaluation of submissions – only providing tables, etc. so instructors know which assignments have been turned in and which streaming discussions have been engaged in.
  • Maintaining the department’s virtual community to include assuring that all documents and syllabi on the site are up to date.
  • Research and maintain a database of new articles related to psychophysiology.
  • The time commitment is between one and twenty hours per week with actual work hours negotiable with the supervisor.

Position Requirements:

  • Excellent writing skills.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Knowledge of the Canvas system.
  • Ability to effectively use standard word processing programs.
  • Ability to effectively use the web for research and communication.
  • Knowledge of APA’s writing style requirements.

Position Qualifications:

  • Must be a full time Saybrook student eligible for the Federal Work Study program.
  • Must be a student majoring in psychophysiology.

Saybrook University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

About Saybrook University:

Saybrook University was founded over 50 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.

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Compensation & Benefits

This opportunity is budgeted at $17.00 base compensation. Additional compensation factors may impact total compensation. To learn more about our competitive benefits and additional rewards, including generous paid time-off, medical and dental insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, retirement plan with employer contribution, multiple flexible spending accounts, tuition reimbursement, click the link below.

Saybrook University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Working at Saybrook University 

Saybrook University is the world’s premier institution for humanistic studies. It is a rigorous and unique learner-centered educational institution offering advanced degrees in psychology, mind-body medicine, and organizational systems. Saybrook’s programs are deeply rooted in the humanistic tradition and a commitment to help students develop as whole people – mind, body, and spirit – in order to achieve their full potential. Experiential learning and professional training are integral components of the transformative education offered through Saybrook’s programs.

Saybrook University is growing to bring together new disciplines and apply its humanistic perspective to a broad spectrum of practical fields.

The University comprises graduate programs divided into four cohesive schools focused on specific disciplines and career and professional outcomes:

·  School of Organizational Leadership and Transformation (OLT)

·  School of Mind-Body Medicine

·  School of Clinical Psychology

·  School of Psychology and Interdisciplinary Inquiry

Our global community of scholars and practitioners is dedicated to advancing human potential to create a humane and sustainable world. We accomplish this by providing our students with the skills to achieve and make a difference, empowering them to pursue their passions and their life’s work. Our scholars and practitioners are creative, compassionate innovators pursuing new ways of thinking and doing for their professions, organizations, and communities.

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