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Graduate Assistantships at Emporia State University

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Graduate assistantship opportunities are available in most academic departments and administrative units at Emporia State University.  Approximately 185 graduate assistantships (teaching, research, and administrative) will be awarded during the 2017-2018 academic year.  Stipends for full-time assistantships, subject to availability of adequate funding, are $7,344.

To qualify for an assistantship, an applicant must have a minimum undergraduate grade point average of 2.5 or 2.75 on the last two years of undergraduate study, based on a 4.0 system, or 3.0 for at least 6 credit hours of graduate level course work.  The minimum course load for an assistant is six credit hours per semester.  Graduate assistantships for the purpose of a tuition waiver must be awarded on the basis of 20 hours worked per week.  Non-resident full time graduate assistants are assessed fees at the in-state rate.

The Application for Graduate Assistantship and instructions for applying online can be found at http://www.emporia.edu/grad/graduateassistants/

Information about Emporia State University graduate assistantships and application materials can be found on the following pages.  For additional information regarding graduate assistantships and/or the graduate programs at ESU, please contact either the department of your intended major or the Graduate School at the address listed below:

Graduate School
Emporia State University
Campus Box 4003
Emporia, KS 66801
Voice:(620) 341-5403 or 800-950-GRAD
Fax: (620) 341-5909E-mail: gradinfo@emporia.edu
http://www.emporia.edu/grad
Emporia State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Enrollment Management

Admissions Office

 

The Admissions Graduate Administrative Assistant holds a position in the Admissions Office for no more than two years.  The next anticipated opening is Fall 2018.  Interested graduate students should contact the Director of Admissions.

 

Responsibilities

 

The Graduate Administrative Assistant will interact with prospective students in person and on the phone to answer questions about the undergraduate application and admission process.  Applicants must be willing to gain knowledge of Admissions function and activities.  The GAA will work with the Director of admissions related research project throughout the year that will be shared with the leadership of Emporia State University. The successful applicants will have good communication skills, handle a high level of responsibility, and seek advice or counselor will necessary.

 

Candidates need to have filled out a graduate assistantship application available through the ESU Graduate School and be admitted to a degree seeking program at ESU.  This position is eligible for a tuition waiver and a bi-weekly stipend, but not for student health insurance.

 

Stipend

The minimum stipend is approximately $7,344 for a full-time Graduate Administrative Assistant for approximately nine months. 

 

Applications should be made to the Admissions Office.  When vacancies occur, they will be filled as soon as qualified applicants are available.  For further information, contact:                                             

 

Shelly Gehrke, Assistant Provost for Enrollment Management and Academic Success
Admissions Office   
Campus Box 4034
Emporia State University
Emporia, KS   66801
(620) 341-5465 
1-877-468-6378

Center for Student Involvement Graduate Assistant

 

Center for Student Involvement Overview

In the Center for Student Involvement, we work hard every day to cultivate an innovative learning laboratory for students. We believe the center, and all of the learning experiences provided through it, give students an opportunity to learn about themselves, develop their identity, discover and cultivate their talents, and practice the skills necessary to be positive, productive, and contributing members of society after they leave Emporia State. We do this by creating opportunities for students to try new things, experiment, practice, and take risks in the safe environment of the campus community. We are a laboratory for experiential learning.

 

Even before students begin taking classes at Emporia State, students have the opportunity to engage in the life of the campus and community, and help them learn how to develop relationships, work as a team, and navigate new and challenging environments through our How2ESU programs. Through our Involvement Consultants program, we help students find involvement opportunities where they will be able to grow as individuals and leaders. With the many learning experiences provided through Community HornetsFraternity & Sorority Life, Diversity & InclusionRecognized Student Organizations, and our student-run Associated Student Government and Union Activities Council, our laboratory comes to life.

 

Graduate Assistant Position Description

Through experiences and partnerships, the Center for Student Involvement connects students with relationships that help them transition and engagement in and throughout college discovering their place, passion, and purpose in the Hornet Nation. The Graduate Assistant is an integral member of the Center for Student Involvement & reports directly to the Senior Director. This position supports the Senior Director in planning, implementing, & assessing the university’s involvement initiatives.

 

Required Qualifications

To qualify for an assistantship, an applicant must have a minimum undergraduate (four-year) grade point average of 2.5 or 2.75 for the last two years of undergraduate study, based on a 4.0 system, or 3.0 for at least 6 credit hours of graduate level course work. The minimum course load for graduate assistants is six (6) hours during regular terms.

 

  • Completion of a bachelor’s degree with appropriate GPA requirements.
  • Admission to the ESU Graduate School.
  • Enrolled in minimum course load for graduate assistantship.

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous experience with recruitment, transition, and engagement initiatives and/or related higher education/student affairs initiatives.
  • Previous experience with coordinating & executing programs.
  • Previous experience advising, supervising, or working with others.
  • Demonstrated verbal & written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work autonomously & as a team member.
  • Desire to utilize research, best practices, & assessment to create focused programs & events.

 

Graduate Assistant Compensation

Graduate Assistants (GA) are eligible for full tuition waivers. This waiver does not include waiver of any fees and is for the actual semester of appointment only. GAs must work twenty hours per week for a complete semester to be eligible to receive the tuition waiver. Full-time graduate assistants will receive a tuition waiver and stipend of approximately $7,300 for the academic year, and an option for summer employment. Subsidized graduate assistant health insurance is available.

 

Application Process

The Application for Graduate Assistantship and instructions for applying online can be found at http://www.emporia.edu/grad/graduateassistants/

 

In addition to the application, graduate students interested in the Graduate Assistant position must submit a cover letter of interest in the position and a complete resume or curriculum vita. This information needs to be emailed to Rachel Kohman at rkohman@emporia.edu

 

About Emporia State University
Located in Emporia, Kansas, ESU is a comprehensive regional institution serving a diverse population of approximately 6,000 students from over 30 countries. Emporia State offers over 75 undergraduate, graduate, and pre-professional programs, has a strong Division II athletic program, and a thriving student life. Emporia is situated on the edge of the scenic Flint Hills in east central Kansas, and is only 90 minutes from Kansas City and Wichita.

Contact Information

Rachel Kohman
Senior Director
Center for Student Involvement
Emporia State University
620-341-5481
emporia.edu/getinvolved

Graduate teaching and research assistantships are available for each academic year. Teaching assistants will be involved in the instruction of laboratory sections in the introductory level general biology, zoology, botany, microbiology, and human anatomy and physiology courses.  Research assistants will be involved in research activities.

Qualifications

Those applying should possess a baccalaureate degree in the biological sciences or a related area from an accredited college or university with a minimum grade point average of 3.0.  Minorities and women are encouraged to apply.

Salary and Length of Contract

An academic year stipend of $7,844 is available for full-time assistantships. Recipients of assistantships will also receive a full tuition waiver. All graduate assistants must be enrolled in a minimum of six credit hours, but might require seven credit hours if supported by financial aid.

Application Deadlines

Preference will be given to those who apply early.  

Graduate Program Coordinator - Dr. David Edds
Department of Biological Sciences
Emporia State University
Emporia, KS  66801
Email: dedds@emporia.edu

Counselor Education

Position Description: Graduate Assistant

 

The Department of Counselor Education will have one graduate assistantship available for the 2017-2018 school year.  Graduate Assistants (GAs) are part-time (20 hours per week). GAs provide clerical, teaching, and/or research assistance as requested by office staff and faculty members. GAs report directly to the Department Chair, but are expected to take direction from and provide support to a variety of staff and faculty. Working as a GA requires personal flexibility, the ability to follow-through on tasks independently, and strong communication skills. The salary for a full time assistantship (20 hours) is approximately $7344 for the 2017-2018 academic year. In addition, recipients of an assistantship are eligible for tuition waivers.

 

Qualifications

Persons who have had nine to twelve hours of course work in the department are preferred, but those without such a background will be considered. Persons wishing to major in Art Therapy, Clinical Counseling, Rehabilitation Counseling, or School Counseling are particularly encouraged to apply.

 

Clerical Responsibilities

GAs will provide clerical support to staff and faculty, as needed and as assigned. Duties may include but are not limited to:

 

  • Making copies and scanning materials;
  • Creating documents in WORD, EXCEL, etc.;
  • Proofreading documents (correspondence, newsletters);
  • Maintenance of departmental bulletin boards;
  • Answering the telephone, transferring calls, and taking messages;
  • Providing information and referrals to students and visitors;
  • Replacing paper in the copiers and printers;
  • Transcribing and/or taking notes during meetings;
  • Maintaining contact lists for program alumni and students;
  • Sending email blasts to program alumni and students;
  • Preparing, receiving, or distributing mailings; and
  • Assisting with special events (reserving spaces, transporting and distributing materials).

 

GAs will prioritize requests for activities of teaching and research first, providing backup support to front office staff when needed. GAs will greet faculty, students, and visitors as they enter and inquire as to how they may be of assistance.

Teaching Responsibilities

GAs will provide advising and teaching support to faculty for both traditional and online courses, as assigned. Duties may include but are not limited to:  

  • Serving as academic advising contact (taking messages, finding information, and passing along information); 
  • Observation of academic advising sessions;
  • Preparation of instructional materials (powerpoints, handouts, etc.) for the classroom and other instructional events;
  • Observation of teaching in the traditional classroom;
  • Co-teaching or teaching undergraduate introductory courses and/or substitute teaching;
  • Taking photos in class or at academic events and obtaining/filing written permission for use from participants;
  • Drafting teaching-related letters regarding student awards/academic probation;
  • Assisting with navigation and/or grading of undergraduates’ assignments on Canvas; and,
  • Assisting with data entry (entering midterm/final grades) for undergraduates on BUZZ.

 

GAs will attend FERPA training and maintain strict confidentiality of student data and information at all times.

Research Responsibilities

GAs will perform tasks of research for the department and for individual faculty members, as assigned. Duties may include but are not limited to:

 

  • Collecting departmental data, program data, and events data;
  • Assembling statistical or evaluation reports;
  • Pulling academic journal articles and/or drafting literature reviews based on an assigned topic;
  • Assisting with research data collection and/or analysis;
  • Assisting with graphic design to illustrate data findings;
  • Preparing manuscripts for submission; and,
  • Compiling data and information for program accreditation reports.

 

Faculty are encouraged to give GAs appropriate written credit for  research tasks performed, when it leads to publication.

Application Deadline

Interested applicants are urged to return their completed applications to the Graduate School by
June 9. Awards may be announced by July 15. For further Information contact:

 

Carleen Dvorak
Department of Counselor Education
Campus Box 4036
Emporia State University
Emporia, KS 66801
Phone:  (620) 341-5220
FAX:  (620) 341-6200
Email:  cdvorak@emporia.edu

Graduate teaching assistantships are available in the Department of Elementary Education/Early Childhood/Special Education to:

 

  1. Graduate Assistant for the Elementary Education Advising Office to assist the Elementary Education Advisor with all duties associated with maintaining the office.
  2. Graduate Assistant for the Special Education—High Incidence program to assist special education faculty in the development of course materials and other program activities.
  3. Graduate Assistant for Instructional Specialist/Hornet Connected Learning to assist with instructional specialist courses. Schedules observation and practicum assignments, and observes and provides feedback to students engaged in coursework and practicum activities. Also organize faculty and student data associated with Hornet Connected Learning; work with HCL faculty on additional duties as assigned.
  4. Graduate Assistant for Early Childhood Unified and Special Education—Gifted to assist faculty in the development of course materials and other program activities.
  5. Graduate Assistant to assist the Director of the Reading Lab with instruction in courses. Administers reading and spelling tests and provides tutoring in reading for individuals and small groups of students.
  6. Graduate Assistant for the EE/EC/SE Office to assist the administrative specialists in the duties of maintaining the office and performing tasks as required.

 Stipend

Depending on availability of funds, graduate assistantship awards will be approximately $7,344 per academic year.  This position also includes a tuition waiver.

 For further information, contact:

Dr. C. Matt Seimears, Chair
Department of Elementary Education/Early Childhood/Special Education
Campus Box 4037
Emporia State University
Emporia, KS  66801 (620) 341-6057
Email: cseimear@emporia.edu


The English program normally offers ten to fifteen teaching assistantships.  Graduate teaching assistants generally teach two courses of Freshman Composition each semester.

Qualifications

Applicants should possess a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university and should have earned at least a 2.75 overall grade point average or a 3.0 in the major.  Applicants with baccalaureate degrees in fields other than English are given full consideration.  Appointments are made according to merit.  Applicants must actively pursue the degree as full-time students throughout the duration of the assistantship.

Salary and Length of Contract

Contracts normally extend throughout the academic year. The base salary, subject to legislative funding, is approximately $7,344.  Supplementary stipends are regularly provided from other departmental resources.  All full-time graduate teaching assistants, resident or out-of-state, receive a full tuition waiver.

Applications should be received by February 15 in order to receive full consideration in the initial round of ten awards.  These will be announced by April 1.  Later applications will be considered as additional funding becomes available.

For further information, contact:

Mel Storm, Director of Graduate Studies  
Department of English, Modern Languages, and Journalism
Campus Box 4019
Emporia State University
Emporia, KS  66801
Voice:  (620) 341-5216 Fax:  (620) 341-5547
E-mail: mstorm@emporia.edu

 

Graduate assistantships are available in the Department of HPER to teach a variety of general education health and activity courses, assist faculty in teaching upper level courses and work as lab assistant in the Human Performance Laboratory.

    *Assistant coaching graduate assistantships are available through the Department of Athletics. 

 

Qualifications

 It is preferred that applicants have an undergraduate degree in the areas of health, physical education, or recreation from an accredited college or university and a minimum cumulative undergraduate grade point average of 2.75 and 3.00 for the last 60 credit hours based on the 4.0 system. 

 Stipend

 Full-time graduate assistants will receive a stipend of approximately $7,344 for the academic year.  In addition, tuition is waived for full-time graduate assistants.  Positions are subject to final University funding allocations.

 

For further information on the HPER graduate program, check out the website at:  www.emporia.edu/hper or contact:

Dr. Shawna Shane, Chair
Department of HPER
Campus Box 4013
Emporia State University
Emporia, KS  66801
e-mail: sshane@emporia.edu

Graduate teaching assistantships are available in the Department of Instructional Design and Technology to:
 

  1. Teach and Assist Instructional Design & Technology and Teachers College professors with the instruction of graduate and undergraduate courses conducted in The Teachers College computer labs.
  2. Assist individual students with assigned projects and tasks associated with Instructional Design and Technology courses.
  3. Assist individual faculty members with the design, development, and instruction of media-rich, face-to-face and online courses.
  4. Manage and maintain the daily operation of the computer labs.
  5. Other related duties as assigned

Qualifications

Applicants with prior experience in the field will be given preference in the selection process. Applicants must have a minimum undergraduate (four-year) grade point average of 2.5 or 2.75 for the last two years of undergraduate study, based on a 4.0 system, or 3.0 for at least 6 credit hours of graduate level course work. The minimum course load for graduate assistants is six (6) hours during regular terms and three (3) hours for a summer term. In addition to English Proficiency requirements for admission to graduate study, applicants whose first language is not English must meet requirements outlined in the Graduate Policy Handbook, prior to being awarded a graduate teaching assistantship.

 

Stipend

Depending on availability of funds, graduate assistantship awards will be approximately $7,344 per academic year. Students holding full-time assistantships are eligible for a tuition waiver during each term in which they hold an appointment.

 Applications must be submitted no later than May 1. Applications received after that date will be considered if open positions remain. Awarding of all graduate assistantships depends upon availability of funds.

For further information, contact:

Dr. Zeni Colorado Resa, Chair
Department of Instructional Design and Technology
Campus Box 4037
Emporia State University
Emporia, KS 66801
E-mail: jcolorad@emporia.edu  

The Department of Mathematics and Economics has several teaching assistantships available in Mathematics for the academic year.  Duties will involve teaching one or two mathematics classes under the supervision of one of the regular faculty members, and/or assisting in the Math Lab.

The Mathematics and Economics Department offers a Master of Science degree in Mathematics.  Programs for this degree are designed for each individual student, who may take a concentration of courses in Algebra, Analysis, Topology or Statistics.  One of the outstanding features of studying at Emporia State University is the close relationship between faculty and graduate students.  A student is expected to develop a thorough understanding of mathematical principles, thus enabling a continuation of mathematical studies after receiving the degree.

Qualifications

The students will be expected to enroll in approximately six hours of course work leading to a graduate degree.

Salary

The stipends will be approximately $7,844.
Application Deadline: March 1.

For further information, contact:

Dr. Brian Hollenbeck, Chair
Department of Mathematics and Economics
Campus Box 4027
Emporia State University
Emporia, KS 66801
(620) 341-5644
E-mail: bhollenb@emporia.edu

Graduate Assistantships are available in Music. ESU offers the Master of Music degree with an emphasis in Music Education or Performance.

Duties

Duties may include conducting, assisting, and/or performing with other ensembles, teaching group or applied lessons, teaching lower level music courses, and/or other duties as needed by the department and that coincide with the interests and abilities of the candidate.

Qualifications

The successful candidate will be a motivated self-starter with an interest in music performance, pedagogy, and/or literature. Experience in teaching private or group lessons, or other ensembles will be taken into consideration. A Bachelor’s degree in music or music education is required.

Stipend

Graduate Music Teaching Assistants may receive a full tuition waiver and a stipend of up to $7,344.

Application

For fullest consideration, applications should arrive in the Graduate School by the 3rd Friday in February. For information, contact:

Dr. Andrew Houchins
Coordinator of Graduate Music Studies
ESU Department of Music – Box 4029
1 Kellogg Circle Street
Emporia, KS 66801-5087
Office: (620) 341-6089Fax: (620) 341-5601
Email: ahouchin@emporia.edu

Graduate teaching and research assistantships are available in the physical sciences (chemistry, earth science, physics, and physical sciences) at Emporia State University.  Four Master’s degree program concentrations exist: chemistry, earth science, physics, and physical sciences.

A graduate teaching assistantship recipient is responsible for helping with the instruction in undergraduate laboratory courses by aiding a professor with materials preparation, grading and in-laboratory assistance to students.

Graduate research assistantships, which involve the pursuit of research with a faculty mentor, are also available through internal or extramural (e.g., NASA) funded projects.

Qualifications                                                 

Applicants should have an undergraduate degree from an accredited college or university in one of the academic disciplines in the physical sciences and at least a 2.75 grade point average.  Previous undergraduate experience as a laboratory assistant will strengthen the application for teaching assistantships. 

Stipend and Duration of Contract

Typically assistantships extend throughout the academic year.  The stipend for a full-time graduate assistantship is $7844 for an academic year, extramural grant-based assistantships may be higher.  Tuition for those holding full-time graduate assistantships is waived (nearly $4200 for residents; $14,000 for non-residents); thus the monetary award value is considerably greater than the stipend.    Some grant-based, full-time graduate research assistantships are about $8000.

Application Deadline

Applications should be completed by about March 15 for priority consideration; however, some assistantship awards are made later.

For further information contact: 

Dr. Kim Simons  
Chair, Department of Physical Sciences
Box 4030
Emporia State University
Emporia, Kansas 66801-5087
Email: ksimons@emporia.edu 

http://www.emporia.edu/physci/ 

Graduate Teaching Assistant duties include teaching Introductory Psychology and other lower undergraduate psychology courses, as well as additional duties related to GTA courses. The position also requires enrollment in PY703PB University Level Teaching each term in which they hold an appointment.

 

Qualifications

 Excellent background in psychology, at least a 3.0+ cumulative or 3.25 last 60 hour undergraduate GPA, and a genuine interest in teaching articulated in a one page “Teaching Interest” essay.  Send the essay directly to the address below.  Additionally, you must submit a 10-15 minute video of you teaching a topic from one of the following areas in psychology: brain and behavior, classical conditioning, cognitive development in childhood, or social-cognitive perspective of personality. The video should be filmed at least 10 feet from you and be more than just a head shot (your attire should be professional/casual).  You should be teaching freshman students (real or imaginary) using Power Point slides during the sample teaching. If including an activity for students, the activity should be no more than 5 minutes of the video.  Send the digital video or link to the video to psych@emporia.edu , Subject: GTA application Video. 

 

Stipends and Fees 

The stipend for a graduate assistant is usually around $7,344 for full-time.  Students holding full-time assistantships are eligible for a tuition waiver during each term in which they hold an appointment. 

 

Final Application Date:  March 15

Selection Date:  approximately May 15

 

Awarding of all graduate assistantships depends upon availability of funds.  The selection date may be adjusted to coincide with the date on which funds become available.

 A limited number of department research assistantships may be offered if funds become available.  Salary, qualifications, and selection date of these assistantships will be similar to those required for the teaching assistant.

 

For more information, contact: 

Dr. Jim Persinger, Chair
Department of Psychology
Campus Box 4031
Emporia State University
Emporia, KS  66801-5087
(620) 341-5317
Email: psych@emporia.edu

The Department of Social Sciences offers teaching assistantships to students in the History M.A. program. Graduate Teaching Assistants (GTAs) work with faculty teaching introductory courses in U.S. or world history, or on occasion courses in other disciplines such as geography.  Assistantships may extend through the full academic year (fall and spring semesters) or for one semester only. The number of positions and the salary amounts are dependent on annual funding; currently the department has five openings per academic year. Generally, the department only awards assistantships for four semesters.  Occasional summer GTAships are available, but on a highly competitive basis.  Summer GTAships do not count toward the four-semester limit.

 

Qualifications

GTAs must hold a bachelor’s degree (B.A., B.S., or B.S.E.) from an accredited college or university at the time they take up their duties. They must be admitted and enrolled full-time in the History M.A. program for the duration of their appointment.   GTAs are expected to work an average of 20 hours per week, with at least some on-campus duties.  At present, there are no fully online GTAships.

 

Salary & Length of Contract

Contracts extending through the full academic year will be $7,344 for 2017–2018. GTAs receive a maximum of 12 credit hours covered by their contract. GTAs with full time appointments will be eligible for health insurance through the university.

 

Applications for any part of the 2017-2018 academic year (fall, spring, summer) should be received in the Graduate School by February 1, 2017.  Applications received after that date will be considered if open positions remain.  For further information, contact:

 

Dr. Amanda Miracle, MA Coordinator
Department of Social Sciences
Campus Box 4032
Emporia State University
Emporia KS  66801
(620) 341-5579
Email: amiracle@emporia.edu

 

The Graduate Assistant servers at the pleasure of the Assistant Dean of Students for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion.  The Graduate Assistant possess a high level of responsibility, maintain departmental standards of professionalism, and uphold the departmental mission and goals. The Graduate Assistant contributes to the overall success of the office and assumes a range of leadership roles.  It is important that the Graduate Assistant positively represents the office of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion to fellow students, faculty, staff, parents, and visitors as they are viewed as an extension of the D.E.I permanent staff.

 

General Responsibilities of the Graduate Assistant include:

 

  • Assist the Assistant Dean of Students for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion with the planning, implementation and evaluation of D.E.I sponsored programming throughout the year (this may include completely leading a departmental program/initiative).

  • Research best practices at other universities as it relates to multicultural student affairs and diversity-related services.

  • Attend a range of meetings (including bi-weekly D.E.I staff meetings) to assist with university community building efforts.

  • Serve as a D.E.I. representative, as appropriate, during informational presentations and distribute general information about the office and its services/programs.
     

Retention Responsibilities include:

 

  • Organize and Spearhead the E.D.G.E. Mentoring Program.

  • Establish and maintain connections with ACES (Academic Center for Excellence and Success), the Honors College and assist with determining collaborative efforts.

  • Assist in the development of student presidents by addressing concerns regarding student group needs such as programming, discussion and facilitation, as well as developing any relevant training materials for D.E.I. recognized student groups.

  • Support other programs, as appropriate, sponsored by departments within the Division of Student Affairs and the ESU community.

  • Work closely with multicultural student organizations.

 

Enrollment Management Responsibilities include: 

  • Co-coordinate the Black & Latino Leadership Initiative Conferences

  • Develop, Organize and coordinate the ESU Corky’s Bridge Program

  • Correspond with prospective students, alumni and other individuals seeking information about D.E.I.
     

Graduate Assistants should have strong interpersonal skills, flexibility, cultural awareness and sensitivity, and the ability to complete a broad range of responsibilities/projects. A preferred qualification for this position is to be fluent in Spanish (bilingual).  Persons wishing to major in Clinical Counseling, Rehabilitation Counseling, or School Counseling are particularly encouraged to apply. 

 

This position covers a full tuition waiver and stipend.   The stipend is $3,672 per semester/$7,344 a year

Graduate Assistant Primary Responsibilities

  1. Assist with market research and statistical reporting & tracking for the Kansas City Area.
  2. Initiate responses to ESU – KC inquiries and routes to appropriate program director or advisor at ESU.
  3. Coordinate with staff to ensure effective and efficient responses to inquiries into undergraduate and graduate online programs including online and face-to-face hybrid programs.
  4. Responsible for covering the office and classroom responsibilities, including technical trouble shooting for weekend intensive and evening courses and all other duties assigned.
  5. Interact with prospective nontraditional students and to act as a resource for student support.
  6. Assist with planning and execution of all events held at or sponsored by ESU – Kansas City.
  7. Responsible for creating a monthly Distance Education Newsletter and promoting ESU – KC thru our social media channels.  
  8. Follow confidentiality rules

Qualifications

  1. Full-time graduate student
  2. Must be organized and able to work independently
  3. Excellent oral and written communication skills
  4. Experience with computers and software programs (Access, Excel, Microsoft Office)

Stipend

Contracts, subject to availability of funding, normally extended through the academic year. The stipend, paid in 20 bi-weekly installments, will be in the $7,344 range, depending upon qualifications. All contracts are renewable by mutual consent.

Applications should be made to the ESU – Kansas City Office.  When vacancies occur, they will be filled as soon as qualified applicants are available.  For further information, contact:                                                                 

 For further information contact:

Jaclyn Wolf
Emporia State University – Kansas City
8400 W. 110th St., Ste 150
Overland Park, KS  66210
Email: jwolf4@emporia.edu 

Phone: 913-338-4378 ext. 105

 

Office of Student Financial Aid, Scholarships & Veterans Services

 

Primary Responsibilities

 

  • Assist with processing of Work-Study contracts and monitor expenditures in university's Federal Work-study program

  • Oversee Community Service component of Federal Work-Study Program
    • Establish and maintain contacts and contractual agreements with employers and students
    • Refer eligible student candidates to available positions
    • Monitor time sheets and wage expenditures
       
  • Monitor various aspects of the Job Development program
    • Counsel and place students experiencing difficulties with securing employment
    • Monitor expenditures
    • Maintain documentation regarding JD program (information, job descriptions, )
       
  • Assist with Administration of Kansas career Work-Study and YES programs
    • Contact potential employers about student placement and program guidelines
    • Verify student eligibility, process reimbursement vouchers, monitor expenditures

 

  • Perform annual audit of athletic awards for NCAA compliance report 
  • Compile information and assist with special financial aid events 
  • Answer telephone, assist in reception area, and other duties as assigned 
  • Assist with instruction of Financial Literacy programs as requested 
  • Follow confidentiality rules

Qualifications

  • Full-time graduate student

  • May require eligibility for Federal Work-Study funding

  • Must be organized and able to work independently

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Experience with computers and software programs (Access, Excel, Microsoft Office) is beneficial

 

Elaine Henrie, Director
ESU Office of Student Financial Aid
103 Plumb Hall, Campus Box 4038
Emporia, KS   66801
(620) 341-5457

(800) 896-0567
Email: ehenrie@emporia.edu 

Emporia State University is seeking a highly motivated ESU undergraduate student to serve as a Video Production Graduate Assistant within the Information Technology (IT) department. Duties involve the use of media equipment for academic events, meetings and presentations, athletic events, and University marketing events. The successful candidate will have skills in video production and editing.  Excellent communication skills, incredibly high attention to detail, high energy, and a dedicated approach to a customer service-oriented environment are required.

 

POSITION SUMMARY:

Under general supervision, the Video Production Graduate Assistant uses media equipment for academic events, meetings and presentations, athletic events, and University marketing events. The successful candidate will have skills in video production and editing.

JOB DUTIES:

  • Take direction from supervisor regarding type and location of project.
    • Determine locations, determine equipment needs and prepare equipment for shoots.
  • Walk or Drive to locations - Arrive in a timely manner to prepare the necessary equipment, displays, and paperwork.
    • Support shoots by coordinating logistics and ensuring proper coordination of resources.
  • Assist in scheduling logistics for all phases of video production, including but not limited to studio maintenance and set development.
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  • Work on special projects and perform editing of video when needed.
  • Archive and maintain digital image library and make video selections accessible to campus clients.
    • Transfer videos to computers for editing, archiving, and electronic transmission.
    • Ensure that all video assets are organized and tagged appropriately in the media management system.
  • Maintain equipment, hardware, and software, and keep informed of advances in technology.
  • Complete required paperwork in a timely and accurate manner and perform general office duties such as scheduling appointments, keeping books, and ordering supplies.
  • Perform other duties as necessary.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education

  • Current ESU Graduate student, background of education in media production, video production, communication, or a closely related field.

Knowledge

  • Able to operate professional camera and audio equipment.
  • Able to use basic and advanced computer editing programs, including but not limited to Adobe Creative Cloud.
  • Knowledge of appropriate lighting and other techniques.

Experience

  • Required: Experience in videography, knowledge of production techniques.

Personal Attributes

  • Maintain a positive attitude, good morale, and cooperation promoting teamwork and partnering with other IT team members.
  • Strong communication skills to communicate with different people at different technical levels throughout the university.
  • Ability to effectively prioritize tasks in a high-pressure environment.
  • Strong customer service orientation.
  • Self-motivated.
  • Able to manage multiple projects simultaneously. Able to take full responsibility for small to medium production projects, and perform work such as shooting, staging, and editing.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.
  • Strong work ethic (e.g., dependable, professional) and proven ability to work in an environment involving tasks that require strict confidentiality.

Other

  • Possession of a valid Kansas driver’s license at start date and/or able to provide own transportation to conduct work assignments.
  • Willingness to travel in Emporia and Kansas.
  • Duties include lifting/maneuvering equipment weighing up to 50 lbs.
  • Duties include standing/sitting for extended periods of time; reaching and twisting; and accessing shooting locations, some of which are accessible via stairs.
  • Must be able to work weekends and evenings when required, possibly holidays.

Chinese Marketing and Recruitment

 Office of International Education

 

This position assists the Dean of International Education in planning and implementing marketing efforts targeting the Chinese population. The position is responsible for:

 

  • Collaborating with the OIE staff to promote ESU and its academic programs in China.
  • Converting marketing materials into Chinese language to attract prospective Chinese students and engage current students.
  • Assisting the Dean with ongoing projects, affiliations and partnerships in China, as needed.
  • Creating campus communications and other informational releases.
  • Maintaining social media presence for ESU via weibo and baidu.
  • Assisting with Chinese language inquiries using wechat and qq
  • Other related duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications

 

  • Candidate must be fluent in English and native in Chinese language (Mandarin).
  • Excellent communication, organizational and clerical skills.
  • Attention to detail.
  • The candidate must be creative and outgoing with an ability to work both independently and as a team-member.
  • Word processing and desktop publishing experience (MS Word, MS Publisher, Adobe Photoshop, etc.)
  • Experience with web design and a multitude of social media platforms is a plus.

 

All applicants will be considered, with special consideration given to those with regional language knowledge and/or fluency.

 

Salary and Length of Contract

Contracts, subject to availability of funding, normally extend through the academic year.  The stipend, paid in 20 bi-weekly installments, will be in the $7,344 range, depending upon qualifications and teaching experience.  All contracts are renewable by mutual consent.

 

Application Deadline

Application deadlines and starting date depends on semester of job opening.  For further information contact:

 

Dr. Mark Daly
Executive Director of International Education
Campus Box 4041
Emporia State University
Emporia, KS  66801
(620) 341-6522
Email: mdaly@emporia.edu

This position assists Director of International Student and Scholar Services in preparing international students transition to the ESU campus. The position is responsible for:

  • Maintaining fluid communication with international students from admission offer to arrival to ESU.
  • Coordinating arrival of students to the Kansas City International Airport and transportation to the ESU campus.
  • Developing, organizing, and implementing the International Student Orientation.
  • Assisting with the planning, marketing, and execution of campus programs, specifically in relation to the International Student Orientation, and as necessary, other OIE sponsored events.
  • Managing a cadre of students serving as ESU Ambassadors.

 

Qualifications

The ideal candidate will have the following skills and aptitudes:

  • Native English speakers (or near native speaker fluency as shown by a TOEFL score of 550 or above).
  • Excellent communication (oral/written) and organizational skills.
  • Must be enrolled at ESU in a graduate program during the term of their appointment.
  • Computer skills (Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, etc.)

 

Preferred skills:

  • Experience working with international students and trajectory of campus involvement.
  • Experience living or studying abroad.
  • Knowledge working with graphic and web design software.

 

Salary and Length of Contract

Contracts are subject to availability of funding (normally extend through the academic year). The stipend (paid in 20 bi-weekly installments) will be $7,344 (depending upon qualifications and experience). Contracts may be renewed upon a successful annual evaluation by ESU and maintain at least 6 credit hours per semester with a minimum GPA of 3.0.

 

Application Deadline

Application deadlines and starting date depends on semester of job opening.  For further information contact:

 

Rozita Smith
Director of International Student and Scholar Services
Campus Box 4041
Emporia State University
Emporia, KS  66801
(620) 341-5374
Email: rsmith25@emporia.edu

Graduate Assistant
International Programming 
Office of International Education

 

This position assists Director of International Student and Scholar Services in planning and implementing cultural integration program to international students and ESU campus. The position is responsible for:

  • Assisting the OIE with the development, organization, and implementation of programming activities with international focus, informed by student development theories.
  • Serving as liaison between the OIE and internationally-themed recognized student organizations (RSO’s) to develop cross-cultural programming.
  • Developing marketing and publicity to promote campus programs and events, including using social media and other outlets.
  • Assisting in other tasks as needed, both independently and with the OIE staff.

 

Qualifications

The ideal candidate will have the following skills and aptitudes:

  • Native English speakers (or near native speaker fluency as shown by a TOEFL score of 550 or above).
  • Excellent communication (oral/written) and organizational skills.
  • Must have strong interpersonal skills and feel comfortable working with students.
  • Must be detail-oriented and willing to work during off-office hours.

Preferred skills:

  • Experience working with international students and campus organizations.
  • Strong computer skills (Microsoft Word, Publisher, Excel, etc.)
  • Strong skills in graphic design and Photoshop.
  • Background or experience with graphic and web design.

 

Salary and Length of Contract

Contracts are subject to availability of funding (normally extend through the academic year). The stipend (paid in 20 bi-weekly installments) will be $7,344 (depending upon qualifications and experience). Contracts may be renewed upon a successful annual evaluation by ESU and maintain at least 6 credit hours per semester with a minimum GPA of 3.0.

 

Application Deadline

Application deadlines and starting date depends on semester of job opening.  For further information contact:

 

Rozita Smith
Director of International Student and Scholar Services
Campus Box 4041
Emporia State University
Emporia, KS  66801
(620) 341-5374
Email: rsmith25@emporia.edu

International Recruitment and Marketing

 Office of International Education

 

Responsibilities include working with international student admissions, recruitment, advisement, registration, and orientation.  Other responsibilities include helping with activities of the Office of International Education. 

 

Qualifications

Applicants must be native speakers of English or have near native speaker fluency as shown by a TOEFL iBT score of 90 or above and the ability to pass the SPEAK exam given at ESU.  All applicants should have completed a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university at the time of appointment.  They must be enrolled full-time at ESU in a graduate program during the term of their appointment.  Preference will be given to those who have had study abroad experience or have completed or intend to pursue course work in English, education, student personnel, counseling, or foreign languages.  The ability to read and fluently speak a foreign language and some experience living or studying abroad would be helpful.

 

Salary and Length of Contract

Contracts, subject to availability of funding, normally extend through the academic year.  The stipend, paid in 20 bi-weekly installments, will be in the $7,344 range, depending upon qualifications and teaching experience.  All contracts are renewable by mutual consent.

 

Application Deadline

Application deadlines and starting date depends on semester of job opening.  For further information contact:

 

Brian Powers
Director of International Admissions
Campus Box 4041
Emporia State University
Emporia, KS  66801
(620) 341-5374
Email: bpowers1@emporia.edu

 

Study Abroad and National Student Exchange Advising

 Office of International Education

This position assists the Dean of International Education in promoting and preparing students to engage in study abroad and domestic (U.S.) exchanges. The position is responsible for:

 

  • Study abroad advising; consequently share all study abroad opportunities and programs offered to degree-seeking students.
  • Liaison with all ESU partners for study abroad, including study abroad third party providers and faculty members leading study abroad groups.
  • Coordinate workflow with other campus offices for processing study abroad and NSE applications, including Registrar, Financial Aid, and Student Affairs.
  • Manage students’ application and paperwork required for study abroad and NSE.
  • Maintain accurate records and compiling data of all students involved in study abroad and NSE.
  • Design recruitment strategies and study abroad and NSE publicity all year round.
  • Assist with the planning and marketing of all faculty-led study abroad programs.
  • Represent study abroad in Black & Gold days, Hornet Connection, Huge Activity Fairs and other campus-wide events.
  • Assist in other tasks as needed.

 

Qualifications

 

  • Candidate must be native speakers of English or have near native speaker fluency (equivalent to a TOEFL score of 550 or higher).
  • The ideal candidate will have excellent communication (oral/written) skills as well as organizational and clerical skills.
  • Previous study abroad or NSE experience is highly desirable.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

 

Salary and Length of Contract

Contracts, subject to availability of funding, normally extend through the academic year.  The stipend, paid in 20 bi-weekly installments, will be in the $7,344 range, depending upon qualifications and teaching experience.  All contracts are renewable by mutual consent.

 

Application Deadline

Application deadlines and starting date depends on semester of job opening.  For further information contact:

 

Dr. Mark Daly
   Executive Director of International Education
Campus Box 4041
Emporia State University
Emporia, KS  66801
(620) 341-6522
Email: mdaly@emporia.edu

Graduate Assistant

Responsibilities include assisting the Director of Marketing on projects and tasks, innovative thinking, scheduling, event planning, writing & editing articles, and office work.

Qualifications

Applicants must be willing to think outside the box and come up with creative ideas and solutions. Being able to multitask and stay organized. Experience working with both Macs and PCs. Photoshop skills. Able to help with office work, such as answering phones, making copies, and picking up mail. This is a fun position where you will get to experience many different marketing aspects. From technology use to helping create new marketing campaigns. This is a wonderful learning opportunity for you to grow your marketing skillset.

Salary and Length of Contract

Contracts, subject to availability of funding, normally extended through the academic year. The stipend, paid in 20 bi-weekly installments, will be in the $7,344 range, depending upon qualifications. All contracts are renewable by mutual consent.

Application Deadline

Taking applications until position is filled. For further information contact:

Gwen Larson
Assistant Director of Marketing and Media Relations
Campus Box 4060
Emporia State University
Emporia, KS 66801
(620) 341-5528
Email: glarson1@emporia.edu 

Librarian Position

Statement of Purpose: In consultation with Emporia State University William Allen White Library, provide the daily overall management of the library, including the library collections, services, instruction and activities. Also oversee the use and maintenance of audiovisual and computer equipment in the library.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Create a positive learning environment for the library and the library's computer laboratories.

Assist Department of Nursing faculty and staff in the development of library policies and procedures and assure that the policies and procedures are consistently implemented.

Work with Department Chair and faculty to establish and to meet Department of Nursing Library goals, including any library-related goals in the Department's strategic plan.

Oversee the use and maintenance of audiovisual and the Department of Nursing Library's computer equipment and computer laboratories.

Qualifications/Position Requirements

Qualifications/Position requirements identified in the job description list the skill level, ability and knowledge required to successfully perform the essential duties of the position (copies are available in the department of nursing).

Reasonable accommodations may be made to allow individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position.

Linda Adams-Wendling
Chair and Professor of Department of Nursing
Campus Box 4010
Emporia State University
Emporia, KS 66801
(620) 343-6880 ext 5640

 Graduate Assistant: Health & Fitness
                                 Facilities-Risk Management
                                 Intramural
                        

Health & Fitness

Overview:
As a graduate assistant in the Department of Recreation Services you will be afforded opportunities and experiences in leadership, decision making, and learning opportunities. Add to these experiences a quality education through a nationally recognized and accredited graduate program, we believe you will leave Emporia State University with the tools necessary to becoming a leader in the field of fitness, leisure, and recreation!

Health & Fitness: The Graduate Assistant of Health & Fitness is a graduate assistant-level position who reports to Recreation Service’s Assistant Director. The Graduate Assistant for Health & Fitness is primarily responsible for the hiring, training, supervision, evaluation of health & fitness employees, risk management, as well as the development, assessment, management, and marketing of health & fitness programs and events. This position is also a contributing member of the overall operation to successfully deliver on a wide-range of Campus Recreation programming.
 
Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Recruitment, hiring, training, supervision, scheduling, and performance evaluation of health & fitness staff
  • The development, implementation, and evaluation of Campus Recreation’s health & fitness programs
  • Provide continuing educational components to health & fitness staff through program in-services
  • Instruct Campus Recreation’s in-house instructional training courses for Personal Training and Group Fitness positions
  • Track and record department data to be used for statistical analysis
  • Participation in special events, conferences, and other developmental opportunities
  • Responsible for facility supervision on a rotational basis
  • Instruct a minimum of one group fitness class each block during the academic year/

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science, Health Science, Physical Education, Recreation, Sport Management, or related field
  • Admission in good academic standing (not on probation) into Emporia State University’s Graduate School in a graduate degree program
  • A minimum of one year of experience in the fitness and wellness field, campus recreation fitness/wellness position, or community fitness recreation programming
  • Ability to supervise others and work in a dynamic, changing, and diverse environment
  • Genuine interest in gaining experience and knowledge to enhance skills in chosen career
  • Strong written and oral communication skills

Competent in personal training and leading a group exercise class fo

 Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science, Health Science, Physical Education, Recreation, Sport Management, or related field
  • Admission in good academic standing (not on probation) into Emporia State University’s Graduate School in a graduate degree program
  • A minimum of one year of experience in the fitness and wellness field, campus recreation fitness/wellness position, or community fitness recreation programming
  • Ability to supervise others and work in a dynamic, changing, and diverse environment
  • Genuine interest in gaining experience and knowledge to enhance skills in chosen career
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • CPR/First Aid certification or the ability to obtain certification prior to start date

 

Application Procedure:

  • For best consideration submit cover letter, resume, and list of 3 references by January 29, 2017 to Assistant Director, Whitney Slater, wslater@emporia.edu

Employment Period/Stipend:

  • Nine month appointment for up to 4 academic semesters. Summer employment is
  • Employment period will commence August, 2017.
  • Out of state tuition waiver with 9 hours of academic credit paid for by the Department of Recreation Services.
  • Full-time graduate assistants will receive a stipend of approximately $7,344 for the academic year, and an option for summer employment. Subsidized graduate assistant health insurance is available.
  • Professional development
    • 1st year, support of state and regional conference (which must include presentation)
    • 2nd year, support of national conference (which must include presentation)
  • Emporia State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, national origin, ethnicity, religion, gender, sex, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other factors which cannot be considered by law. http://www.emporia.edu. Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a satisfactory criminal background check as required by Board of Regents policy.

 

Facilities – Risk Management

Overview:
As a graduate assistant in the Department of Recreation Services you will be afforded opportunities and experiences in leadership, decision making, and learning opportunities. Add to these experiences a quality education through a nationally recognized and accredited graduate program, we believe you will leave Emporia State University with the tools necessary to becoming a leader in the field of fitness, leisure, and recreation!

 Position Specifics:

Facilities – Risk Management: The Graduate Assistant-Facilities/Risk Management will be primarily responsible for the execution and on-going implementation of our Recreation Services Risk Management program.  This position will help, recruit, coordinate interview processes, and orientate new student staff to our department. This individual will also coordinate and host on-going student development work-shops.  This person will have leadership and supervisory responsibilities primarily of the Student Recreation Center which may include mornings, evenings, and weekends.  This person will have direct and in-direct responsibilities coordinating and executing multiple special events through the fall and spring semesters. Candidates must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills; provide positive leadership, and the ability to multi-task.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Interview, hire, train, schedule, and evaluate undergraduate facility student employees
  • Coordinate, and present monthly, Facility staff in-service program
  • Coordinate the maintenance and cleaning of the strength and conditioning/cardiovascular equipment
  • Maintain appropriate record keeping for maintenance and cleaning of the strength and conditioning/cardiovascular equipment
  • Coordinate all aspects of the Student Recreation Risk Management program. Specific duties will include:
    • Update and maintain the risk management manual
    • Formally orientate new employees to department practices, protocols, and expectations
    • Train current student supervisors in formal presentation, interview, and orientation processes using current development models to achieve learning outcomes
    • Coordinate and execute department calendar focused on student development and training opportunities. These may include; American Heart Association certification classes, Career Services programs, etc.,
  • Provide professional staff leadership and supervisory responsibilities that will include mornings, evenings, and weekends
  • Support high-profile special event programs. These programs will include the Nitty Gritty Tye-Dye Run, Nitty Gritty Dirt Dash, and Health Fair
  • Complete other duties as assigned by Recreation Services leadership staff

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science, Health Science, Physical Education, Recreation, Sport Management, or related field
  • Admission in good academic standing (not on probation) into Emporia State University’s Graduate School in a graduate degree program
  • A minimum of one year of experience in the fitness and wellness field, campus recreation fitness/wellness position, or community fitness recreation programming
  • Ability to supervise others and work in a dynamic, changing, and diverse environment
  • Genuine interest in gaining experience and knowledge to enhance skills in chosen career
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • CPR/First Aid certification or the ability to obtain certification prior to start date

 Application Procedure:

  • For best consideration submit cover letter, resume, and list of 3 references by January 29, 2017 to Assistant Director, Whitney Slater, wslater@emporia.edu

Employment Period/Stipend:

  • Nine month appointment for up to 4 academic semesters. Summer employment is
  • Employment period will commence August, 2017.
  • Out of state tuition waiver with 9 hours of academic credit paid for by the Department of Recreation Services.
  • Full-time graduate assistants will receive a stipend of approximately $7,344 for the academic year, and an option for summer employment. Subsidized graduate assistant health insurance is available.
  • Professional development
    • 1st year, support of state and regional conference (which must include presentation)
    • 2nd year, support of national conference (which must include presentation)
  • Emporia State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, national origin, ethnicity, religion, gender, sex, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other factors which cannot be considered by law. http://www.emporia.edu. Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a satisfactory criminal background check as required by Board of Regents policy.

 

 Intramural 

The Department of Recreation Services at Emporia State University is currently accepting applications for an intramural graduate assistant position. Admission to the graduate school is required before a formal offer can be made. You can learn more about the Emporia State University, graduate school application, admission standards, and Master’s Degree program here: http://www.emporia.edu/grad/

Overview: As a graduate assistant in the Department of Recreation Services you will be afforded opportunities and experiences in leadership, decision making, and learning opportunities through doing rather than watching. Add to these experiences award-winning professors and accredited graduate degree programs we believe you will leave Emporia State University with the tools necessary to becoming a leader in the field of fitness, leisure, and recreation!

Purpose: All graduate assistant positions with Emporia State University are responsible for the overall execution of their specific program offerings. In addition to their program responsibilities graduate assistants will be active members of the Campus Recreation team; engaging in department committees, functions, and initiatives, program-specific training sessions, and large-scale division and department special events and initiatives. Graduate Assistants will hold regular scheduled office hours, and evening and weekend work is expected. Contracts for graduate assistant positions are renewable on a yearly basis, and are dependent upon favorable academic standing as well as acceptable performance evaluations specific to the role each plays in Recreation Services.

Compensation Information: Tuition waivers are granted to cover nine credits of course work during the fall and spring semesters, a $7,344 stipend from August to May and an option for summer employment. Graduate students have access to health insurance through the University. Graduate student is responsible for paying his/her own fees. Professional development assistance is available.  We offer stipends for travel, which must include presentations at state, regional, and national conferences. Application deadline: April 28, 2017 or until filled

Emporia State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, national origin, ethnicity, religion, gender, sex, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other factors which cannot be considered by law. http://www.emporia.edu.  Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a satisfactory criminal background check as required by Board of Regents policy.

Job Summary:

Graduate Assistant Intramurals:
Graduate will oversee undergraduate student supervisors and sport officials. Position requires approximately 20 hours per week and a willingness to work evenings and weekends.

Representative Duties: Assist with Intramural Sports program development - Daily Intramural Sports activities administration - Special event coordination and administration – Recruiting, hiring, training and development of supervisors/officials - Develop and implement departmental assessment practices - Provide reviews of assessment tools and data - Daily reports review and follow-up - Other duties as assigned.

Requirements: Must have a strong officiating background in flag football, volleyball, basketball, soccer and/or softball. The candidate must have two years of experience officiating and/or supervising Intramural Sports activities.

Experience: Intramural Sports, programming experience, event planning, officiating experience, recreation experience.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities/Other Characteristics: Individual should have excellent skills in training/evaluating/assessment of officiating skills and mechanics; knowledge of basic sport rules; must have exceptional oral and written communication skills; must have basic computer skills and willingness to work evenings, weekends and early mornings (when needed).

Do NOT apply through www.bluefishjobs.com e-mail (PDF format) cover letter, resume and 3 professional references to: Whitney Slater – Assistant Director of Recreation Services wslater@emporia.edu

Please send comments/questions to Whitney Slater – Assistant Director of Recreation Services – wslater@emporia.edu

 

 

The School of Business anticipates approval of the following graduate assistant positions for the next academic year:

 

  1. School of Business Instruction/Research (ten positions). Applicants with some background in business, information systems, or computer science are preferred.  However, students majoring in any discipline will be considered.  Graduate teaching assistants with a computing background may be assigned to teach IS 110 (Micro-computer Application Lab). Some positions will be available to tutor or operate specific School of Business Graduate Assistants will assist professors with class preparation and research, proctor and evaluate exams, and assist faculty with classroom activities, as needed. One Graduate Assistant may be assigned to assist with the Business Teacher Conference.

 

  1. BizHornet Center (one position). BRC Graduate Assistants will assist with the website and produce marketing materials. They will also assist with recruiting, marketing, Hornet Connections, student visits,

 

  1. School of Business Dean's Office (one position). This Graduate Assistant will assist with class preparation and research, proctor and evaluate exams, and assist with classroom activities, as They will also assist with research and accreditation.

 

  1. Center for Business and Economic Development (one position). This Graduate Assistant will work with the Center director to support all of the activities that advance the mission of the Center.  These activities include supporting the Emporia State Economic Index, business training classes, research projects, and economic impact studies for area stakeholders.  This position may also work on website updates.

 

SLIM hires graduate assistants each year to support technology-assisted instruction, faculty research, and administrative activities.  Contracts are for the academic year with some limited additional appointments for summer.  The ESU academic year 2017-18 stipend for a graduate assistant working full-time (20 hours per week) is $7,344 (fees are not covered).

Qualification

Graduate assistants must be full-time students in good standing. SLIM graduate assistance positions at the SLIM offices require weekly work schedules in Emporia.

For further information, contact:

Emily Sanders - Jones
School of Library and Information Management
Campus Box 4025
Emporia State University
Emporia, KS 66801
620-341-5203
http://www.slim.emporia.edu

Position:  Academic Skill Instructor/Tutor/Mentor Coordinator

Qualifications

Bachelor's degree and acceptance into a graduate course of study within Psychology, Counselor Education, Business or other related department.  Prefer the candidate have experience in instructing classes on time management, note-taking and test-taking skills, anxiety reduction, and cognitive thinking skills.  Also preferred experience with supervising, monitoring, and evaluating staff.  The candidate must possess excellent verbal communication skills and be able to relate to socio-economically disadvantaged, physically disabled, and non-traditional students.  A resume, transcripts, and two letters of recommendation are required.  Familiarity with the resources offered by ESU are preferred.

Duties

Teach Tutor Certification class each semester and assist in teaching other classes offered through TRIO: Student Support Services.  Be responsible for completing the required documentation and submitting it to the Director on a timely basis.  Share responsibility for coordinating and supervising 12 Tutor/Mentors employed by the program, developing and implementing training, procedures, and documentation of services offered and provided.  Establish and maintain proper communication with appropriate faculty.  Monitor student progress, tutorial services and mentoring services as needed.  Other duties may be assigned by the Director.

Stipend:  $7,344.

Applications deadlines vary.  Check with program office for further details.  For more information, contact:

Eden C. Tullis, Program Coordinator & Manager of Tutoring Lab
TRIO: Student Support Services, Campus Box 4005
Emporia State University
Emporia, KS  66801
620-341-5097
Email: etullis@emporia.edu 

The Graduate Assistant will schedule, coordinate and facilitate Peer Educator presentations to students, faculty and staff over topics, such as sexual violence prevention and education, consent, unhealthy and healthy relationships and how to be an active bystander.

 

Train new Peer Educators on the content of both the Men’s and Women’s Programs.

Participate in Emporia State University’s educational initiatives to help improve the campus climate.

Give presentations about sexual assault and rape prevention and bystander intervention to groups of female student groups (i.e., sororities, athletic teams, student organizations) as scheduled.

Develop campus outreach opportunities related to interpersonal violence and healthy relationships.

Manage the Emporia State University Student Wellness Center social media sites and postings.

Design resources and promotional items for outreach and awareness use.

Organize and update Emporia State’s notebook regarding compliance to the Cleary Act, the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act (VAWA), and the Campus SAVE Act.

Attend informational lectures, training, and other events to continue education related to sexual violence, domestic and dating violence, consent, and stalking.

 Applications can be sent to Sally Crawford-Fowler, Director of Student Wellness – Counseling Services, at scrawfo4@emporia.edu.  

The Reference and Instruction Services Graduate Assistant provides instruction and information services.  This is accomplished primarily through assigned hours at the library service desk and teaching instruction sessions.  Additionally, the Reference and Services Graduate Assistant will help develop instructional materials and complete other special projects and tasks as assigned.

 

Responsibilities

  • Provide information services through a variety of means to ESU faculty, staff, students and community users. Instruct library users one-on-one on the use of resources for research and curriculum related purposes in a variety of disciplines, including some weekend and night hours.
  • Provide instruction as a part of the instructional program. Duties include, but are not limited to providing instruction for assigned sections in the English Composition program and select groups, such as high school groups. 
  • Assist with instruction for UL100 – Research Skills, Information and Technology.
  • Assist with the creation and revision of library instructional materials in a variety of formats.
  • Develop appropriate knowledge of print and electronic resources.
  • Work on special projects as needed.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications

Applicants should have an undergraduate degree from an accredited college or university with at least a grade point average of 2.75 in the last two years of undergraduate study.  Graduate assistants are required to enroll in a minimum of six (6) credit hours per semester.  Students from all graduate programs are eligible to apply. 

 

Stipend and Duration of Contract

Contracts are normally written for an academic year with the possibility of a summer contract.  The stipend follows the guidelines set by the Graduate School.  Tuition is waived for full-time graduate students.  Graduate assistants work 20 hours per week. 

 

Application Deadline

July 1st for a Fall appointment.

 

Please complete the online application at http://www.emporia.edu/grad/graduateassistants/graduate-assistant-application.html and send cover letter with a resume to:

 

Yolanda Robinson
Emporia State University Libraries and Archives
1 Kellogg Circle
Campus Box 4051
Emporia, KS 66801
yrobinso@emporia.edu
(620) 341-5208

The Special Collections and Archives Graduate Assistant focusing on the Black Emporia Collection will participate in development, preservation, and promotion of the Black Emporia: Interpretations and Connections Collection. The successful candidate will demonstrate strong communication skills, creativity, initiative, and attention to detail.

Responsibilities

  • Assist in planning and executing the development of the Black Emporia: Interpretations and Connections Collection through activities such as conducting research, directing oral histories, and acquiring manuscript materials.
  • Utilize best practices in preserving and processing existing and future acquisitions.
  • Develop, install, and promote exhibits featuring the collection materials across campus, in the community, and online.
  • Explore outreach opportunities to bring the collection to diverse audiences, including educational programs, lectures, publications, and other scholastic avenues.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Applicants should have an undergraduate degree from an accredited college or university with at least a grade point average of 2.75 in the last two years of undergraduate study. Graduate assistants are required to be enrolled in a minimum of six (6) credit hours per semester. Students from all graduate programs are eligible to apply.

Stipend and Duration of Contract

Contracts are normally written for an academic year with the possibility of a summer contract. The stipend follows the guidelines set by the Graduate School. Tuition for is waived for full-time graduate students.

Application Deadline

Position will be open until filled, with a projected start date no later than July.  Pending approval by new Dean.

 

Please send cover letter and resume to:

Yolanda Robinson
University Libraries and Archives
(620) 341-5208
yrobinso@emporia.edu