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Graduate Assistantship Positions

Graduate assistantship positions for 2015-2016 are listed below.  Students admitted or seeking admission to a degree program may apply for a graduate assistantship by submitting the Graduate Assistantship Application.  Students are encouraged to browse through the open positions and indicate a preference on the application.  Faculty and staff begin reviewing applications promptly after May 1st.  Please check regularly for updates. 

 

ACADEMIC YEAR

2015-2016

GRADUATE ASSISTANTSHIPS 


Assistant for Office of Student Research (OSR)

Full-Time, Fall & Spring
TWO Positions Available

  • Provide planning, marketing, logistical, social media, and evaluation support for Longwood University Student Research Showcase Day, roundtables, summer faculty development sessions, and other OSR activities
  • Create, update and maintain web and social media content featuring OSR services and activities
  • Track student research activities and faculty reassigned time & participation in OSR activities
  • Mentor undergraduate students in their research processes for classroom-based projects, publications, and presentations within and outside of the University

For full job description, contact osr@longwood.edu

TWO Standard Full-Time Academic Assistant positions
Academic Affairs – Office of Student Research
Funding Source:  Office of Student Research
Status:  OPEN


Composition Tutor & Academic Assistant
Full-Time, Fall only

  • Conduct tutoring sessions in composition and grammar for students in PLUS sections of English 150
  • Meet weekly with faculty teaching English 150 and review all teaching materials to prepare for tutoring
  • Contribute to building and improving the tutoring program

For full job description, contact Rebecca Sturgill, Director of the Center for Academic Success, sturgillrk@longwood.edu, 434.395.2050

Standard Full-Time Academic Assistant position
Cook-Cole College of Arts and Sciences – English Department
Funding Source:  Center for Academic Success
Status:  OPEN


MBA Program Support
Full-Time, Fall & Spring

  • Assist with marketing and administration of the MBA program and internal marketing and communications within the College of Business & Economics (CBE)
  • Conduct competitive research, input data for analysis, help prepare annual assessment and program management reports, and assist with recruitment fairs and activities
  • Develop content and maintain web sites and social media outlets
  • Develop newsletters and maintain mailing lists, and support the development of other marketing collateral including brochures, print advertisements, flyers, etc.

For full job description, contact Assistant Dean Abbey O'Connor, oconnorah@longwood.edu, 434.395.2043

Standard Full-Time Academic Assistant
College of Business & Economics – MBA Program
Funding Source:  CGPS
Status:  OPEN


Data Analysis & CBE Promotion Assistant
Part-Time, Fall & Spring

  • Collect, organize, & analyze data and prepare reports
  • Prepare promotional materials for the College of Business & Economics
  • Assist with FBLA regional programs and the Beta Gamma Sigma Honor Society
  • Assist with assessment of three degree programs

For full job description, contact Assistant Dean Melinda Fowlkes, fowlkesmj@longwood.edu, 434.395.2379

Standard Part-Time Academic Assistant
College of Business & Economics
Funding Source:  College of Business & Economics
Status:  OPEN


College of Business & Economics Research Assistant
Full-Time, Fall & Spring

  • Assist with research including downloading and working with large data sets
  • Excellent computer and excel skills required

For full job description, contact Dr. Bennie Waller, wallerbd@longwood.edu, 434.395.2046

Standard Full-Time Research Assistant
College of Business & Economics
Funding Source:  College of Business & Economics
Status:  OPEN


Counselor Education CACREP Accreditation Assistant
Full-Time, Fall & Spring

  • Assist faculty in preparing needed materials to implement CACREP accreditation self-study
  • Assist faculty in preparing materials for SCHEV application to establish stand-alone major
  • Provide support for faculty research projects
  • Help with routine program activities, such as preparation of materials for classes, faculty meetings, and other program events
  • Oversee program bulletin boards

For full job description, contact Dr. Kevin Doyle, doyleks@longwood.edu, 434.395.2328

Standard Full-Time Academic Assistant
College of Education & Human Services – Counselor Education
Funding Source:  CGPS
Status:  OPEN


Reading, Literacy, and Learning Graduate Program Support
Full-Time, Fall & Spring

  • Provide instructional assistance in preparing materials and implementing hybrid and online classes
  • Conduct research needed for updating course content, supporting professional scholarship
  • Maintain social media presence for the Reading, Literacy, and Learning team and work to create a program webpage
  • Plan and implement Open House opportunities for prospective students
  • Assist in the creation of a program exit interview and build a database to manage the data received from such interviews

For full job description, contact Dr. Wendy Snow, snowwm@longwood.edu, 434.395.2338

Standard Full-Time Teaching Assistant
College of Education & Human Services – Reading, Literacy, and Learning
Funding Source:  CGPS
Status:  OPEN


School Librarianship Graduate Program Support
Full-Time, Fall & Spring

  • Provide instructional assistance in preparing materials and implementing hybrid and online classes
  • Conduct library research needed for updating course content and supporting professional scholarship
  • Track emerging trends and issues in the field of school librarianship

For full job description, contact Dr. Karla Collins, collinskb@longwood.edu, 434.395.2325

Standard Full-Time Academic Assistant
College of Education & Human Services – School Librarianship Program
Funding Source:  CGPS
Status:  OPEN


School Librarianship Graduate Program and Summer Literacy Institute Planning Support
Full-Time, Fall & Spring

  • Provide instructional assistance in preparing materials and implementing hybrid and online classes
  • Conduct library research needed for updating course content, supporting professional scholarship
  • Track emerging trends and issues in the field of school librarianship
  • Assist program faculty members with ongoing research projects, supporting knowledge generation
  • Provide assistance in planning and preparation for the Summer Literacy Institute
  • Work with the Longwood Literature Page and prepare and deliver reviewed books to Greenwood Library

For full job description, contact Ms. Frances Reeve, reevefm@longwood.edu, 434.395.2507

Standard Full-Time Academic Assistant
College of Education & Human Services – School Librarianship Program
Funding Source:  CGPS
Status:  OPEN


Assistant to Tutoring Coordinator & Speech Language Clinic Director
Part-Time, Fall & Spring

In addition to the application form and resume, applicants must submit the names and contact information for two references.

  • Train students who participate in the tutoring program
  • Manage the tutoring inventory and records
  • Cover tutoring sessions as needed
  • Chart audits and scanning paper documents for electronic medical records
  • Monitor the status of the SHLS therapy and tutoring rooms
  • Staff various marketing events

For full job description, contact Wendy Pulliam, Clinic Director, pulliamwj@longwood.edu, 434.395.2972 or Shirley Lee, Tutoring Coordinator, leesr@longwood.edu, 434.395.4927

Standard Part-Time Teaching Assistant
College of Education & Human Services – Communication Sciences & Disorders
Funding Source:  CGPS
Status:  OPEN


Communication Sciences & Disorders Academic Assistant
Part-Time, Fall & Spring

In addition to the application form and resume, applicants must submit the names and contact information for two references.

  • Assist faculty teaching undergraduate Anatomy and Physiology, Neurology of Human Communication, Syntax and Morphology, Speech Science,  Audiology, and Phonetics
  • Tasks will include tutoring students, preparing class materials, grading assignments, proctoring quizzes and assisting with lab projects

For full job description, contact Dr. Lissa Power-deFur, powerdefurea@longwood.edu, 434.395.2369

Standard Part-Time Academic Assistant
College of Education & Human Services – Communication Sciences & Disorders
Funding Source:  CGPS
Status:  OPEN


Speech, Hearing, and Learning Services (SHLS) Marketing Assistant
Part-Time, Fall & Spring

In addition to the application form and resume, applicants must submit the names and contact information for two references.

  • Prepare marketing materials for SHLS events
  • Staff SHLS marketing activities
  • Draft correspondence (thank you notes, request for materials)
  • Prepare SHLS materials and provide support to the Office Manager
  • Serve as a receptionist at the SHLS as needed

For full job description, contact Dr. Lissa Power-deFur, powerdefurea@longwood.edu, 434.395.2369

Standard Part-Time Academic Assistant
College of Education & Human Services – Communication Sciences & Disorders
Funding Source:  CGPS
Status:  OPEN


Speech, Hearing, and Learning Services Telepractice Assistant
Part-Time, Fall & Spring

In addition to the application form and resume, applicants must submit the names and contact information for two references.

  • Manage the Speech, Hearing and Learning Services’ implementation of telepractice for speech-language services, early intervention services, and tutoring services
  • Secure necessary equipment, ensuring equipment is in proper working order at all times
  • Set up and monitor the equipment during all telepractice sessions
  • Train the "end user" of the telepractice service on technology usage

For full job description, contact Dr. Lissa Power-deFur, powerdefurea@longwood.edu, 434.395.2369

Standard Part-Time Academic Assistant
College of Education & Human Services – Communication Sciences & Disorders
Funding Source:  CGPS
Status:  OPEN


Assistant to the Audiologist at the Speech, Hearing, and Learning Services (SHLS)
Part-Time, Fall & Spring

In addition to the application form and resume, applicants must submit the names and contact information for two references. 

  • Provide assistance to the Audiologist at the Speech, Hearing, and Learning Services 
  • Prepare materials for client visits (including sterilization of equipment as needed)
  • Assist with evaluations when a second person is needed on the client side of the audiology booth
  • Conduct chart audits and scan paper documents to be included in electronic medical records
  • Serve as a receptionist for the SHLS as needed
  • Staff various events marketing audiology services

For full job description, contact Dr. Mani Aguilar, aguilarmc@longwood.edu, 434.395.2341

Standard Part-Time Academic Assistant
College of Education & Human Services – Communication Sciences & Disorders
Funding Source:  CGPS
Status:  OPEN


Digital Education Collaborative (DEC) Assistant
Full-Time, Fall & Spring 

  • Provide one-on-one support to faculty, staff, and students regarding their use of instructional technology across a wide variety of platforms and technologies
  • Engage with DEC staff members on creative application of instructional technologies
  • Participate in, and assist in the creation and implementation of, ongoing professional development and advanced skill building exercises
  • Lead/Chair the Recognition and Rewards office work group
  • Collaborate with ITCM to provide effective supervision of the undergraduate Instructional Technology Collaborators (ITCs)

For full job description, contact Becky Patt, Instructional Technology Specialist, pattrj@longwood.edu, 434.395.4332

Standard Full-Time Academic Assistant Position
College of Graduate & Professional Studies - Digital Education Collaborative (DEC)
Funding Source:  Digital Education Collaborative
Status:  OPEN


Digital Education Collaborative (DEC) Support
Part-Time, Fall & Spring 

  • Responsible for data management, reporting, and administrative support for the DEC
  • Assist with research projects related to teaching/learning initiatives supported by the DEC
  • Collect and analyze data on DEC programs
  • Support signature DEC programs such as the Instructional Technology Collaborator (ITC) program and Longwood Online Technology Institute (LOTI)
  • Support DEC constituents in the use of instructional technology
  • Phone coverage and email management for DEC main support office as needed

For full job description, contact Jenny Quarles, DEC Director, quarlesja@longwood.edu, 434.395.4332

Non-standard Part-Time Research Assistant Position
College of Graduate & Professional Studies – Digital Education Collaborative (DEC)
Funding Source:  Digital Education Collaborative
Status:  OPEN


Graduate Studies Admissions Assistant
Full-Time, Fall & Spring 

  • Perform admission functions for Graduate Studies including processing applications, entering data in Banner, corresponding with applicants, preparing applicant files for review by faculty committees, and insuring a smooth, timely process
  • Assist the College with marketing graduate studies, distributing promotional materials, and attending recruitment and job fairs
  • Assist with collection of survey data on programs and students
  • Assist the College with research on new program initiatives
  • Coordinate with the Graduate Student Advisory Council (GSAC)

For full job description, contact Assistant Dean Kathy Charleston, charlestonke@longwood.edu, 434.395.2255

Standard Full-Time Academic Assistant Position
College of Graduate & Professional Studies – Graduate Studies
Funding Source:  CGPS
Status:  OPEN


Professional & Continuing Education Assistant
Part-Time, Fall & Spring 

  • Document and schedule tasks, meetings, etc., for the department. 
  • Use software tools to interact with and assist colleagues to use time effectively
  • Organize files, supporting materials, etc., for ongoing initiatives of the department. 
  • Answer phones and handle mailings for the department. 
  • Help as needed and be afforded opportunities to develop, nurture and apply existing and evolving strengths/skills

For full job description, contact Dr. Nicholas Langlie, langlienk@longwood.edu, 434.607.7550 

Non-standard Part-Time Academic Assistant Position
College of Graduate & Professional Studies – Professional Studies
Funding Source:  Professional Studies
Status:  OPEN


Intramurals & Campus Recreation Assistant
Full-Time, Fall & Spring 

  • Manage the marketing and campus outreach effort for the department
  • Coordinate the department’s web page and social media presence
  • Assist with the assessment and evaluation process for the department
  • Assist with Alumni relations project and program sponsorship project

For full job description, contact Berkley Henshaw, Fitness Coordinator, henshawba@longwood.edu, 434.395.2336 

Standard Full-Time Research Assistant Position
Student Affairs – Campus Recreation
Funding Source:  Campus Recreation
Status:  OPEN


First Year Experience & Family Programs Assistant
Full-Time, Fall & Spring

  • Assist in large-scale programming initiatives including New Lancer Days, Orientation & Registration, Family Weekend, Rock The Block, and Webinar Series for Longwood Families and Parents
  • Serve as Project Lead on various initiatives such as Outstanding First Year Student Advocate awards
  • Write and publish The Pillar, a quarterly newsletter for parents and families
  • Design and facilitate various training sessions for the Peer Mentor team
  • Assist with meeting design and organization for Longwood Parents Council, attend meetings, and work with grants process
  • Serve as a full professional staff member of the office and provide support including answering phones, responding to emails, and acting as point of contact for walk-in traffic

For full job description, contact Rachel Dodd, Assistant Director, doddrm@longwood.edu, 434.395.2414

Standard Full-Time Academic Assistant Position
Student Affairs – First Year Experience & Family Programs
Funding Source:  First Year Experience & Family Programs (Fall), CGPS (Spring)
Status:  OPEN


University Career Center Assistant
Part-Time, Fall & Spring
TWO Positions Available

  • Process internship and job opportunities (enter in CareerConnect & LinkedIn, email to students, post where appropriate)
  • Hold walk-in hours for students on a regular basis
  • Develop flyers/posters/signs to advertise the University Career Center and other events and/or services
  • Greet and direct students (schedule appointments, assist in Resource Room, register for workshops, inform about/recommend services)
  • Contribute to multiple job fair preparations and events

For full job description, contact Sarah Hobgood, Assistant Director, hobgoodsm@longwood.edu, 434.395.4932

TWO Non-standard Part-Time Academic Assistant Positions
University Career Center
Funding Source:  University Career Center
Status:  OPEN