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Graduate Assistant Application

Requirements:

  • MAcy student or graduate English student
  • A graduate assistant must be taking at least 6 hours in order to qualify as a GA. The department prefers that GAs take no more than 12 hours.

Required Skills:

  • Communicates often
  • Meets deadlines
  • Manages time well
  • Punctual
  • Volunteers for tasks when needed
  • Has attention to detail
  • Keeps a clean area

Expected Hours:

  • Must work at least 20 hours but no more than 25 hours a week

Deadline for Applications:

  • Spring 2018: Extended to Monday, November 20, 2017
    • Applicants must be enrolled in no more than two minimester courses in each minimester term.
  • Summer 2018: April 1, 2018
  • Fall 2018: May 1, 2018

Job Duties:

Can include any course-related task within reason. List of common duties include:

  • proctoring
  • shredding
  • making copies
  • grading and attending mandatory grading sessions
  • dropping off/picking up tests at the testing center
  • data entry
  • holding office hours
  • organizing faculty offices
  • helping the department with extra tasks as needed

English GA main job duties include:

  • grading writing assignments (with a focus on punctuation, usage, grammar, and formatting) for both undergraduate and graduate-level courses
  • other duties may be adjusted accordingly to meet grading deadlines

Skills testing is possible during interview.

You will be required to attend a mandatory training session as well as complete online training in your first week of employment.

Example GA Agreement

Example GA Handbook

These requirements are only for graduate assistants employed by the Department of Accounting.


Graduate Assistant Application

Please complete this application. Be sure to upload your resume and class schedule. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Have you been accepted into a graduate program? If so, which one? *
I am available to work at least 20 hours per week. *
I will make myself available from the week before classes start until the week after graduation. *

Agreements and Expectations

I understand that I will be paid either hourly (bi-monthly) or salaried (monthly) and that it is the discretion of the department to determine which. *
With the exception of my classes and studies, I understand that my personal preferences and commitments are secondary to my duties as a graduate assistant. *

Attachments

I certify that all information on this form and attached resume is accurate.

Typing your name in the box below will serve as a signature.