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Graduate Assistant Application

SUMMER 2021--No Longer Accepting Applications

FALL 2021--Accepting Applications for the WAITLIST ONLY. If a position becomes available, you will be contacted.

SPRING 2022--Accepting Applications Now

Application Criteria:

  • Must be a student enrolled in the MAcy program. Students enrolled in the integrated BBA/MAcy program are not eligible for GA positions until all of the BBA requirements have been met.

  • A graduate assistant must be taking at least 9 GRADUATE hours to qualify as a salaried GA and are paid once a month. Undergraduates cannot be a GA until all undergraduate courses have been completed.

  • The department prefers that GAs take no more than 12 hours.

Required Skills:

  • Exceptional communication skills
  • Meets deadlines given by faculty and department
  • Can use Outlook calendar or alternative planner to organize time &  workload efficiently
  • Must be fluid/adaptive with day-to-day workloads
  • Punctual
  • Volunteers for tasks when needed
  • Pays attention to detail
  • Keeps a clean work area

Expected Hours and Salary Information:

  • Must work at least 15 hours but no more than 20 hours a week
  • The Department of Accounting offers a salaried positions which pay $1502.52 on the first of the month (1st paycheck is Oct. 1st)

 

Deadline for Applications:

SUMMER 2021--No Longer Accepting Applications

FALL 2021--Accepting Applications for the WAITLIST ONLY. If a position becomes available, you will be contacted.

SPRING 2022--Accepting Applications Now
 

Job Duties:

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

  • grading tests, quizzes, homework, and class projects
  • reviewing course materials with undergraduate students
  • proctoring exams for undergraduate courses
  • record retention for both department and faculty members
  • making copies of exams, quizzes, class handouts, etc.
  • participating in grading sessions for joint departmental exams
  • data entry
  • holding sessions for students to review exams
  • organizing faculty offices and files
  • helping the department with extra tasks as assigned

Graduate Assistant Application

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

Reminder: students are not eligible for Graduate Assistant positions until they have completed ALL UNDERGRADUATE COURSES.

Have you been accepted into the MAcy graduate program? *
Please select which semester you are applying for: *

Will you be working an additional job if hired as a Graduate Assistant? Please note, you cannot work two on-campus jobs simultaneously, however, working an external job does not disqualify you from becoming a GA. By providing information about your job and work schedule, we will try to accommodate based on your availability.  

I am available to work at least 15 hours per week but understand that due to fluctuating needs of the department, I may be asked to work up to 20. *
I will make myself available from the week before classes start until the week of graduation. *

Agreements and Expectations

I understand that I will be paid monthly beginning October 1st. *
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.