Financial Aid: Assistantships

Apply for an Assistantship

Note: All students interested in applying for a Graduate Assistantship listed should read the Conditions of Appointment for Graduate Assistantships and Application Process prior to submitting an application.

    Conditions of Appointment for Graduate Assistantships and Application Process

    Assistantships will be in effect for the 2019-2020 academic year, commencing with the first day of the fall semester and terminating the last day of the spring semester.

    Students awarded full graduate assistantships will register for and complete a minimum of 9 graduate credits each semester. The University will provide tuition remission for 4.5 credits for the fall semester and 4.5 credits of tuition remission for the spring semester. Students with full graduate assistantships will work, on average, 20 hours per week, for a maximum of 640 hours.

    Compensation is paid to students on two-week intervals. Graduate assistants may only perform work while the Fall 2019 semester and the Spring 2020 semester are in session.

    If you receive and accept a graduate assistantship, you relinquish any claim to graduate scholarship program awards for the 2019-2020 academic year.

    Graduate assistants are expected to maintain a minimum GPA of 3.25 each semester.  Current graduate students must maintain a cumulative graduate GPA of 3.25 to renew or receive consideration for a new graduate assistantship position.

    If you must resign from an assistantship prior to the end of your appointment, the following conditions will apply:

    If your resignation or termination becomes effective at the end of the fall semester, you will forfeit tuition remission for the spring semester.

    If your resignation or termination becomes effective at any time during the fall or spring semester, you will be liable for payment for the tuition received that semester, according to Marywood's tuition reimbursement policy.

    If you resign from your assistantship, you must give a minimum of two weeks notice in writing to your supervisor.

    The University reserves the right, after giving 30 days notice, to terminate the assistantship on the recommendation of your supervisor or dean if you fail to perform assigned duties satisfactorily, to meet academic standards set by the University, or to conform to the policies of the University.

    Graduate assistantships are not renewed automatically. It is the responsibility of the student to apply for these opportunities for the next academic year by the established deadline.

    Gross and/or willful misconduct or moral turpitude will result in immediate termination of the assistantship appointment.

    Marywood University abides by The Council of Graduate Schools' Resolution Regarding Graduate Scholars, Fellows, Trainees and Assistants.  An acceptance given or left in force after April 15 commits the student not to accept another offer without first obtaining a written release from Marywood University.  Similarly, an offer by Marywood University after April 15 is conditional on presentation by the student of the written release from any previously accepted offer.

    To Apply

    Email your resume

    Develop a resume in Microsoft Word strictly limited to two pages and email it to gradassistantship@marywood.edu.  The upper right hand corner of your resume must state: Your program and the assistantships to which you are applying for (limit 3).

    1. Personal Information (name, address, daytime phone number, email address)
    2. Assistantship Objective (include university academic or support departments in which you have and assistantship interest).
    3. Education History (list in reverse chronological order)
    4. Occupation experience (list in reverse chronological order)
    5. Professional and research skills
    6. Awards and special recognition
    Important NoteThe deadline for these assistantships is March 18, 2019.  After your complete review of the Graduate Assistantship vacancies' list and the Conditions of Appointment for Graduate Assistantships and Application Process listed above, you may submit a professional quality resume to compete for graduate assistantships.

    If you have any questions about the assistantship program, please contact acbabcanec@marywood.edu or (570) 348-6203.

    Students awarded graduate assistantships in an academic year who accept those positions are not eligible to receive scholarship awards.

    Neither scholarship or assistantship awards are renewed automatically each year. It is the responsibility of the student to reapply each academic year.



Available Assistantships

Alumni Engagement Office

Reports to: Ms. Cara Green, Dr. Renee Zehel

Description:

University Advancement is seeking a full-time Graduate Assistant (GA)  to join a creative and collaborative team of professional staff working to advance the needs of the University through effective and innovative fundraising and alumni engagement practices.

The selected GA will have a range of responsibilities including: survey development and administration; creating, developing, and executing event programming; volunteer and database management; donor relationship management; and communication management to include social media plans, marketing plans, phone, e-mail, direct mail, newsletter, and blog creation and maintenance. The GA will also have the opportunity to network with alumni in all regions who can assist in strengthening his or her professional network, help identify job opportunities, and act as a mentor.  The GA will also have the opportunity to work with a direct supervisor to select an area of interest to develop a special project.

The GA will be an integral member of the University Advancement team and will leave this assistantship with direct experience in building the necessary programs for successful outreach to alumni parents, and friends of Marywood. The position would be an ideal fit for someone interested in nonprofit management, public administration, business management, and many other programs.

 


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Art Galleries

Art Galleries

Reports to: Pam Parsons

Description:

The University Art Galleries are seeking a full-time Graduate Assistant. The selected Graduate Assistant will provide support and assistance to the art galleries' operations including: all exhibition installations; facility maintenance; update and expansion of electronic calendar listings, web page, and social media; assistance with publishing activities and press releases; Suraci Collection research, records, maintenance, storage, and display; help with management of work-study students; support to Maslow Collection; exhibition planning and gallery administration; educational outreach and interpretation activities; receptions, lectures, and special events. Prior gallery or exhibition experience preferred. 


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Art Therapy

Reports to: Stephanie Wise

Description:

The Art Therapy program is seeking a reliable, self-starter for a half-time graduate assistant position. The selected student will assist the program with the professional accreditation process and research, access, compile, and prepare documents for the site visit; maintain art therapy storage, classrooms, studios, and gallery space; inventory and manage documents and resources; prepare and hang student exhibitions; identify and select scholarly resources to be added to the library collection; support program recruitment through timely and efficient communication with prospective students; be a point person for undergraduate and graduate students, faculty, and administration regarding program information and updates; assist with recruitment events on campus and the coordination of the Annual Art Therapy Symposium; updating website and social media. Excellent writing skills and the ability to work with a variety of personalities a plus.


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Career Development Center

Reports to: Christina Brundage

Description:

The Career Development Center department has a unique opportunity for a part-time graduate assistant (10 hours per week) to provide career focused support to our current students and prestigious alumni.  This position will report directly to the Career Engagement Specialist and will be responsible for providing various services that encourage career development.  Some of the tasks that the graduate assistant will conduct include assisting with the scheduling of appointments, reviewing student/alumni resumes and cover letters, data collection and analysis, researching new career industry trends, presenting valuable career specific information, conducting mock interviews, and any other assigned tasks. The ideal candidate will be someone who is well organized, has excellent communication skills, can work independently as well within a team environment, and is technologically savvy.  This position will provide excellent experience for a student with interest in higher education, career development, communication, marketing, and counseling while also supporting the mission and core values of Marywood University.


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Counseling/Student Development Center

Reports to: Dr. Robert Shaw

Description:

This Graduate Assistantship will serve the University by facilitating the federally mandated Title IX programming and outreach activities throughout the year. Specifically, this would involve assisting with the training, implementation and evaluation of the “Promoting Awareness of the College Transition (PACT)” program in early fall semester. In addition, the Graduate Assistantship will co-facilitate collaboration between the Counseling/Student Development Center (C/SDC) and the office of Equity & Inclusion/Title IX. This Graduate Assistantship will also serve the University by facilitating the Alcohol & Other Drug (AOD) psychoeducational counseling fulfilling campus judicatory sanctions through the C/SDC. Additionally, the Graduate Assistantship will further serve the University by co-planning and coordinating the “ITS ON US” Healthy Relationships week in late fall semester. Furthermore, the Graduate Assistantship responsibilities would be to serve as the coordinator/co-advisor to the peer education program, “Peers on Wellness!” (POW!), a prominent, long-standing campus-wide student wellness organization. Finally, the graduate assistant would coordinate the efforts of C/SDC trainees and “POW!” members in the planning and implementing of the “Perfectly Imperfect Eating Disorder and Body Size Acceptance Week” activities. This graduate assistant would be expected to work ~20 hours a week.  The position is appropriate for a graduate student in Art Therapy, Counseling, Psychology or Social Work. 


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Grants in Action, HESA Program Administration

Reports to: Rosemary Shaver, Jennifer Mudge

Description:

The Higher Education for Sisters in Africa (HESA) is seeking a full-time Graduate Assistant (GA) to assist in the administration of the program. The selected candidate will support and monitor program operations, initiatives; student, and grant progress; develop informational material, programmatic documents, and agreements; manage student data using the ASEC database and Excel; engage and communicate with students, faculty, staff, and partners; assist with program evaluation; update website, social media, and newsletter. The GA will report to the HESA Assistant Director, who is responsible for the administration, development and implementation of the HESA program in 10 countries in Africa. The GA will gain knowledge of nonprofit program management, grants management, evaluation and cross-cultural competency.  He/She will collaborate with staff in ASEC's offices in the United States and Africa.

Responsibilities:

  • Enter and manage quantitative data in SPSS and/or Excel files, as well as in ASEC's database
  • Enter and code qualitative data, in NVivo or Excel files, including transcription
  • Support the preparation of evaluation reports
  • Support annual program reporting, e.g. grant reporting, faculty meetings, ASEC Advisory Board, newsletter
  • Support and/or engage in communication with staff in Africa to obtain information needed for program evaluation and monitoring
  • Support the HESA evaluator in fulfilling his/her responsibilities for reporting of evaluation data, contributing to data organization and analysis
  • Support the monitoring of program participants, HESA workshops, and evaluation data
  • Assist ongoing development of student and program manuals, policies, or procedures
  • Assist HESA grant management, e.g. entering and reviewing student lists for tuition processing, recording invoice data, and monitoring delivery of grant activities
  • Assist ongoing development of student and program manuals, policies, or procedures
  • Assist in editing and updating evaluation forms and surveys as necessary
  • Assist in creating program manuals, policies, or procedures as needed


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Grants in Action, HESA Program Evaluation

Reports to: Rosemary Shaver

Description:

The Higher Education for Sisters in Africa (HESA) program is looking for a full-time Graduate Assistant (GA) to support the evaluation process. The selected candidate will assist in preparing evaluation reports; manage quantitative data in SPSS, and/or Excel; transcribe and code qualitative data in NVivo or Excel; assist in the development of student program manuals, policies, and procedures; edit evaluation forms and surveys; update website, social media, and newsletter; monitor grant activities. The GA will report to the HESA Assistant Director, who is responsible for the administration, development and implementation of the HESA program in 10 countries in Africa. The Graduate Assistant will gain knowledge of nonprofit program management, evaluation, and cross-cultural competency.  He/She will collaborate with staff in ASEC's offices in the United States and Africa.

 

Responsibilities:

  •  File documents in student and partner files through document management systems, ASEC database
  • Enter and maintain student data, attendance numbers, and partner information into ASEC database and/or excel files
  • Enter and maintain program activity data
  • Maintain and monitor the HESA administrative email account
  • Support development of programmatic documents, e.g. recruitment materials, memos, informational materials, and agreements
  • Support annual program reporting, e.g grant reporting, faculty meetings, ASEC Advisory Board, newsletter
  • Support monitoring of student progress in HESA program
  • Support monitoring of grant activities, e.g. workshops, evaluation data
  • Assist administrative communication with students, faculty, staff and partners
  • Assist coordination with ASEC Africa staff for HESA program delivery
  • Assist HESA grant management, e.g. entering/reviewing student lists for tuition processing, recording invoice data, and monitoring delivery of grant activities
  • Assist ongoing development of student and program manuals, policies, or procedures


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Grants in Action, SLDI Administration

Reports to: Jaime Herrmann

Description:

The Sisters Leadership Development Initiative (SLDI) program, the largest program run by ASEC is seeking a full-time Graduate Assistant (GA) to assist in the administration of the program. SLDI provides leadership and technology training to Catholic sisters in ten African countries. The program equips sisters with the leadership, technology, and collaboration skills they need to work effectively in their ministries and to improve the social, economic, health, education and environmental conditions in their areas. The selected candidate will support and monitor program operations and initiatives; student and grant progress; develop informational material, programmatic documents, and agreements; manage student data using the ASEC database and Excel; engage and communicate with students, faculty, staff, and partners; assist with program evaluation; and update the website, social media, and newsletter. 

Responsibilities:

  • Update SLDI recruitment materials/forms as needed
  • Support the monitoring of program participants, SLDI workshops, and evaluation data.  Assist in creating program manuals, policies, or procedures as needed.
  • Support communication with staff in Africa to obtain dates and program materials, including program reports and evaluation forms.
  • Support the development of program documents as directed, including informational materials.
  • Participate in generating news stories for the website, social media, and newsletter.
  • Support in preparing grant reports, grant proposals and the annual Advisory Board meeting materials
  • Assist in program evaluation as needed


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Grants in Action, SLDI Program Evaluation

Reports to: Jaime Herrmann, Jennifer Mudge

Description:

The Sisters Leadership Development Initiative (SLDI) program, the largest program run by ASEC, is looking for a full-time Graduate Assistant (GA) to support the evaluation process. SLDI provides leadership and technology training to Catholic sisters in ten African countries. The program equips sisters with the leadership, technology, and collaboration skills they need to work effectively in their ministries and to improve the social, economic, health, education and environmental conditions in their areas. The selected candidate will assist in preparing evaluation reports; manage quantitative data in SPSS, and/or Excel; transcribe and code qualitative data in NVivo or Excel; assist in the development of student program manuals, policies, and procedures; edit evaluation forms and surveys; and update the website, social media, and newsletter; and monitor grant activities. 

Responsibilities:

  • Enter and manage quantitative data in SPSS and/or Excel files, as well as in ASEC's database.
  • Enter and code qualitative data, in NVivo or Excel files, including transcription as needed.
  • Support the Evaluation Manager in producing SLDI evaluation reports, and in preparing grant proposals
  • Assist in editing and updating evaluation forms and surveys as necessary.
  • Support the monitoring of program participants, SLDI workshops, and evaluation data. Assist in creating program evaluation manuals, policies, or procedures as needed.
  • Support and/or engage in communication with staff in Africa to obtain information needed for program evaluation.
  • Participate in generating news stories for the website, social media, and newsletter whenever possible
  • Engage in other program evaluation tasks, as needed.


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International Affairs and Academic Support/STARS Program

Reports to: Nancy Maloney, Emily Coleman

Description:

International Affairs and Academic Support/STARS Program are seeking a half-time Graduate Assistant
(GA).The position will focus on efforts to educate the campus around issues and events for international
engagement/travel and social justice. The student will work with campus constituents and the community,
including highlighting events and the offices with the larger community on social media. The GA will be
providing an opportunity for Marywood students to become familiar with and to gain an appreciation for
other cultures, international individuals and helps to prepare our students to succeed in an increasingly
globalized society. The GA will be involved in training, community liaison, study abroad preparation and
building relationships that serve to create a welcoming environment to Marywood’s international student
population. Though not a necessarily a prerequisite for the position, a bilingual student enrolled in MSW
or Higher Education Administration Masters would most likely be an ideal candidate for this position. The
educational theory and management skills presented in the Higher Education program lend themselves
well to the issues and instances that the graduate student will face while working with these offices.
Courses in Student Issues, Multicultural Counseling, as well as Communication Theory and
Organizational Dynamics offer a meaningful background in preparing the graduate student to work with
Students of Color, International students and Hispanic students/families as they become acclimated to
our campus, as well as with domestic students desiring to travel abroad during their course of study at
Marywood. Other majors that would work well are: Communication Arts, School Leadership, Art
Education, Psychology, and Counseling.


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Marketing and Communications

Reports to: Carrie Toomey, Christa Vinciquerra, James Brown

Description:

Marketing is seeking a full-time graduate assistant to support the Graphic Design division of the department. The selected candidate will mange all aspects of print and digital design projects from start to finish -  initial meeting with client, securing bids, designing, proofing, supervision of printing or electronic publishing, delivery, and filing; design work may include ads, brochures, flyers, invitations, booklets, newsletters, and web-based designs; catalog department's digital photography - loading, tagging, categorizing, and maintaining photos; photograph or research and access photographs for projects; serve as graphics support for other departments. The ideal candidate will have a working knowledge of and experience using InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, and email services such as Mail Chimp and Emma; an artistic flare for design; the ability to work well with others in a team setting; strong organizational skills in order to manage multiple projects under pressure on tight deadlines; a desire to learn how graphic design works from strategy to execution within a full service marketing department at a university. An undergraduate degree in graphic design preferred. 


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Modern Languages Department

Reports to: Dr. Erin Sadlack, Dr. Helen Bittel, Dr. Bill Conlogue, Dr. Ann Cerminaro-Costanzi

Description:

The Department of Modern Languages is seeking  a full-time graduate assistant to work with faculty members on individual research projects. The graduate assistant will use a variety of qualitative research techniques, ranging from searching scholarly databases to doing primary research on site in local libraries, museums, and historical societies. He/She will also have the chance to work with gifted writers and learn from them about the craft of framing, outlining, and laying the foundation for long­ term research projects as well as the writing and editing practices that lead to more polished prose.


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Nutrition, Athletic Training & Exercise Science Department

Reports to: Ms. Shelby Yeager, Ms. Lindsay Howard

Description:

The Nutrition, Athletic Training & Exercise Science Department is seeking a  full-time graduate assistant for the Human Physiology Laboratory (HPL) to advance research in the areas of sports nutrition, athletic training and exercise science, and to strengthen the University and Community outreach of the Athletic Training & Exercise Science (ATES) programs. The graduate assistant will be highly-involved in faculty and peer research in the HPL, assisting with volunteer recruiting, data collection which utilizes all lab equipment and follows strict safety procedures, and data analysis. Additionally the graduate assistant will assist in the preparation of research abstracts and presentations for local, national and/or international conferences. The graduate assistant will provide academic support in the HPL through classroom support during undergraduate and graduate laboratory experiences and a peer-mentoring program within the exercise science club. She/he will also support the HPL and affiliated programs via increasing outreach on social media, ATES club programming, and other activities in the HPL. Preference will be given to students with a background in nutrition and/or exercise science and a willingness to conduct a research project/thesis  


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Nutrition, Athletic Training & Exercise Science Department

Reports to: Dr. Diane DellaValle, Ms. Jessica Bodzio

Description:

The Department of Nutrition, Athletic Training & Exercise Science is seeking a full-time graduate assistant to support the designated Nutrition programs’ faculty mentors with literature reviews, research, data collection and analysis, as well as with developing manuscripts, posters, and presentation slides. The graduate assistant will also assist faculty with the development of programs that support research initiatives and/or departmental goals. Additionally the graduate assistant will assist with data collection related to the accredited Nutrition programs and work to develop effective quality assurance presentations.  As well as other duties assigned by the faculty mentors.  


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Office of Institutional Equity and Inclusion (OIEI)

Reports to: Dr. Cornelia Sewell-Allen

Description:

The Office of Institutional Equity and Inclusion is looking for a dynamic full- time graduate student that will support the efforts of equity and inclusion as well as Title IX. The GA’s responsibilities will include research related to equity, inclusion, and Title IX, developing and managing partnerships with external resources, assist in the implementation of the Racial Equity Institute and initiatives thereafter, developing a resource guide for Title IX, assisting in the development of training program for Title IX, and assisting with the development and maintenance of the OIEI webpages. The GA will have the opportunity to network with local diversity and Title IX professionals while also influencing programmatic initiatives for entire campus. The GA will be able to create a specific project related to their own area of interest and equity and inclusion and/or Title IX.


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Office of Service Learning and Community Service

Office of Service Learning and Community Service

Reports to: Mrs. Ann O'Brien, Sr. Catherine Luxner, Sr. John Michele Southwick

Description:

The Office of Service-Learning and Community Service, located within Campus Ministry, seeks a full-time graduate assistant to support the administrative work of researching, planning, communicating, evaluating and facilitating all details related to the campus engagement in community service and service-learning. This position requires a commitment to the mission and core values of Marywood, an interest in community engagement, organizational skills, attention to details, skill in collaboration and teamwork and strong oral and written communication skills.


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OIT/Educational Technology Services

Reports to: Katherine Fisne, Riley Covaleski, Vince Gatto

Description:

The Educational Technology Services department is seeking a full-time graduate assistant (GA). The GA will provide support and assist with producing visual accompaniments for documentation; research current trends and technologies to support classroom and office functions; occasionally assist with media set ups and troubleshooting in classrooms and meeting rooms; design and implement training resources for students, staff and faculty. The successful candidate will be an innovative thinker and have a can-do approach to help support and expand our current reach within the Marywood community. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite is required. Working knowledge of Camtasia and/or badging is desirable. A background in Education or Business a plus.


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Psychological Services Center

Reports to: Dr. Matthew Schaffer

Description:

The Psychological Services Center is seeking a full-time graduate assistants who will be responsible for overseeing the administrative operations of the Psychological Services Center (PSC) in the evenings. Responsibilities include monitoring the compliance of clinic therapists with administrative  procedures, troubleshooting  clinic issue, and  communicating issues to the Director of the PSC. Additionally the graduate assistant monitors patient files for paperwork compliance with charting expectation set by the Director of the PSC. The GA will be trained by the clinic director on providing clinical feedback to student-therapists' intake evaluation documents.  The graduate assistant also facilitates the bimonthly staff meeting with the PSC student-therapists and performs the tasks provided by the Administrative Assistant in the evening hours including insuring that all client contact to the clinic is distributed in an accurate and timely manner to clinic therapists; scheduling intake appointments  for potential  new patients; and managing the clinic data base for file retention  and clinic room usage.  The GA will disseminate the clinical directives established with the clinic director and other licensed psychologists supervising student-therapists in the PSC.


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Psychology and Counseling Department

Psychology and Counseling Department

Reports to: Dr. Richard Joseph Behun

Description:

The Counseling Program is seeking a part-time graduate assistant with a strong interest in professional counseling or counselor education to serve the administrative needs of the program and to assist the program coordinator with scholarly activities. The graduate assistant will engage in a collaborative learning and supervision experience working with faculty, current and prospective graduate students, undergraduate  students, advisory council members, and supervisors. The graduate assistant may be involved in scholarly activities and tasks including: (1) literature reviews; (2) data collection, analysis and interpretation; (3) writing manuscripts; and (4) professional presentation development and facilitation. Additionally, the graduate assistant may (5) manage program services such as the program website, Facebook, and Moodle pages, (6) create a biweekly program newsletter and help disseminate program information, (7) aid in data entry to ensure accreditation standards are being met, (7) assist with research, (8) and assist with professional association work. The successful candidate should be familiar with Moodle, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint. Experience with survey and basic website design would be helpful but is not required, as would an interest in future scholarship and/or teaching. 


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Psychology and Counseling Department

Psychology and Counseling Department

Reports to: Dr. Barna, Dr. Janey, Sr. Snow, and Dr. Muse-Burke

Description:

The Counseling Program is seeking a part-time graduate assistant with a strong interest in professional counseling or counselor education. The graduate assistant will engage in a collaborative learning and supervision experience working with faculty and students in the areas of teaching and scholarly activities. The graduate assistant may be involved in teaching assistance, including (1) grading undergraduate essays and papers, (2) supervising undergraduate role-plays, (3) updating Moodle, (4) assisting students with database searches, and other teaching needs. Furthermore, research activities and tasks may include: (1) literature reviews and (2) professional presentation development and facilitation. The successful candidate should be familiar with Moodle, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint. Experience with survey design would be helpful but is not required, as would an interest in future scholarship and/or teaching. 


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Psychology and Counseling Department

Reports to: Dr. Edward Crawley, Dr. Estelle Campenni, Dr. Edward O'Brien

Description:

The Psychology program is seeking a full-time graduate assistant (GA) interested in research analysis and design. The selected candidate will be involved in all aspects of the research process from conducting library searches, to experimental design, data collection and analysis, public presentation of results, and grant writing. The successful candidate will also have the opportunity to co-author at least one professional presentation and, depending on their level of contribution, may be able to co-author a manuscript for publication in a peer-reviewed journal. The research assistant will provide tutoring to students enrolled in psychology statistics courses at the undergraduate and graduate level. The GA is required to complete the Collaborative Institution Training Initiative (CITI). Experience with Microsoft Office and SPSS required. 


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Research and Sponsored Programs

Reports to: Dr. Diane Keller

Description:

The Office of Research and Sponsored Programs seeks a half-time graduate assistant to provide support for the administrative, evaluative, and grant development functions of the office. The selected candidate will participate in pre-award and post award grant activities including developing need statements for proposals, templates, surveys, and clearance forms; submitting grants; implementing surveys, data collection and analysis; editing formative and summative reports; presenting findings to project stakeholders; working with faculty, staff, departments, and colleges to assess research and project needs and identifying potential funding resources. The graduate assistant should have strong writing, communication, and collaborative skills. Experience with Microsoft Office required. SPSS and Survey Monkey experience preferred. Online CITI human subject research  training will be required prior to the beginning of the assistantship.  


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Research and Sponsored Programs: Human Participants Protection

Research and Sponsored Programs: Human Participants Protection

Reports to: Ms. Courene Loftus

Description:

Human Participants Protection and Research Compliance seeks a half-time graduate assistant to provide support for the program. Responsibilities include performing administrative review of IRB and ERC submissions; assisting researchers with the submission process and requirements; answering queries about process and procedures; monitoring the status of reports and expiring studies; assisting in the planning and presentation of training; maintaining the submission databases. The candidate should have strong writing, editing, communication, and customer service skills. Training will be provided specific to the use of databases, basic regulatory requirements, and web-based management tools necessary for this position. 


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School of Architecture

Reports to: James Eckler, Michelle Pannone

Description:

The School of Architecture is seeking a full-time Graduate Assistant (GA) for digital fabrication. The GA will manage the Digital Fabrication Lab and assist faculty, administrators, shop technician and students with the fabrication equipment; manage work-study students; manage print queue; troubleshoot students and faculty with printing issues and problems; work in the architecture software environment including V-Carve (training will be provided.)This position will provide the student with opportunities to explore the technology's potential through research and self-directed experimentation.   


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School of Architecture

Reports to: Mrs. Maria MacDonald

Description:

The Marywood University School of Architecture is seeking a half-time graduate assistant who will be dedicated to archiving and managing the storage of donated historic documentation of local architecture and student work that will be used for architectural accreditation. The graduate assistant will work with the School of Architecture to develop a well-organized physical archive of these documents, and digitally document collected student work. The tasks associated with this position include editing organizing, photographing, and digitally documenting the existing collection of student work.


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Science, Math & Computer Science Department

Reports to: Dr. Mary Lynn Grayeski

Description:

The Marywood Science, Math and Computer Science Department is seeking a full-time graduate assistant who holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology, Chemistry or Biotechnology and who possesses basic laboratory skills to work for one academic year (20hr/week) on research involving 1) the  investigation of luminescence for potential analytical method development for biological analytes and/or 2) a chemical education program developing new approaches to the undergraduate laboratory experience.  Under the supervision of Dr. Mary Lynn Grayeski, the graduate assistant is expected to be involved in the development of the research project and work independently to execute the research by using the current literature, maintaining a lab notebook, developing and troubleshooting  research protocols,  and communicating the results  with the scientific  community.


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Science, Math & Computer Science Department

Reports to: Dr. Christopher Brey

Description:

The Marywood Science, Math and Computer Science Department's C. e/egans laboratory is seeking a highly motivated graduate student with a background in genetics, molecular biology and basic laboratory skills to work as a half-time graduate assistant for one academic year (10hr/week) on a biomedical research project. Computer Science skills a plus. The primary activities include but are not limited to: transforming  C. elegans via microinjection; conducting microscopy (light and fluorescence); conducting nematode and bacterial colony maintenance; performing basic molecular techniques (PCR, cloning, nucleic acid extractions, RE etc.); and meeting with the laboratory primary investigators on a weekly basis to discuss research progress.  Required skills include: willingness/ability to take direction and work in a team based environment; Biology BS or related degree; aseptic working technique; and basic math and statistic knowledge.


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Science, Math, & Computer Science Department

Science, Math, & Computer Science Department

Reports to: Dr. Lisa Antoniacci

Description:

The Marywood Science, Math and Computer Science department is seeking a half-time graduate assistant with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Biology, Chemistry or Biotechnology to work for one academic year (10hr/week) under the supervision of Dr. Lisa Antoniacci.  Previous experience as a lab assistant, a research student, and/or a position in the biotech industry is preferred. The research involves several facets of chromatin activity and the regulation of this activity at the nuclear envelope in yeast. The graduate assistant will be expected to 1). Use the current literature to sustain the research project, 2). Maintain a detailed lab notebook, 3). Optimize and troubleshoot research protocols, 4). Work independently in a lab setting, and 5). Communicate findings/data with the scientific community.


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Social Sciences/Criminal Justice

Reports to: Dr. Jeremy Rich, Dr. Patrick Seffrin, Dr. Hannarae Lee, Dr. Jeffrey Clutter

Description:

The History, Criminal Justice and Sociology programs are seeking a full-time graduate assistant to support faculty research efforts and assist with program initiatives.  The selected student will conduct research using the Marywood library databases and Google scholar; work with library staff to acquire research articles as well as book chapters through interlibrary loan; code data and develop statistical methods for analyzing data; read and summarize peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters; access and download data from websites such as ICPSR; listen to interview recordings and detect errors in written transcripts; participate in weekly or bi­weekly meetings with Marywood faculty to discuss the results of these inquires. The GA will support program initiatives by speaking and corresponding with prospective students; update departmental websites; assisting with alumni outreach. 


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Student Conduct and Leadership Development

Reports to: Mr. Ross Novak, Ms. Kimberly Coleman

Description:

The Student Activities and Leadership Development Office is seeking a full time graduate assistant. The successful candidate for this position will be engaged in the following activities: selecting, hiring, training, and supervising five Marywood Commuter Committee student leaders; developing commuter-specific events and services designed to engage traditional commuter students, non­-traditional students, and online students with the ultimate goal of improving retention; developing programs geared toward educating the university community on the student conduct system; developing, coordinating and facilitating conduct board and student leader training workshops; and assisting the Dean of Students with the administration and implementation of the university conduct process.


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