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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.  The completed application may be submitted to the College of Graduate & Professional Studies office in East Ruffner, or emailed to greenbankbl@longwood.edu.  Faculty and staff begin reviewing applications promptly after May 1st.  Please check regularly for updates. 


**A non-assistantship opportunity for 2015-16 is listed at the bottom of the page**

 

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


Cook-Cole College of Arts & Sciences
Full-Time, Fall & Spring

  • Promote the Cook-Cole College of Arts & Sciences to internal and external constituencies
  • Advise, assist, and refer students regarding basic academic matters such as the completion of various university forms
  • Refer students, faculty, and guests to appropriate campus resources
  • Receive and process information regarding student notifications to faculty in the College
  • Provide mental health first aid and referral to students who present in distress
  • Assist with the day-to-day operations of the office

For full job description, contact Joanna Baker, Assistant Dean for Academic Services and College Relations, bakerjh@longwood.edu, 434.395.2205

Standard Full-Time Academic Assistant Position
Cook-Cole College of Arts and Sciences
Funding Sources:  Cook-Cole College of Arts and Sciences
Status:  OPEN


Composition Tutor & Academic Assistant
Full-Time, Fall & Spring

  • 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


Elementary/Middle Liberal Studies Academic Assistant
Part-Time, Fall & Spring

  • Develop instructional materials for courses focused on literacy
  • Provide assistance in preparing instructional materials and grading
  • Conduct library data searches needed for updating course content and professional scholarship
  • Track emerging trends and issues in the field of pedagogy for literacy
  • Provide assistance in planning and preparation for professional conferences

For full job description, contact Dr. Katrina Maynard, maynardkl@longwood.edu, 434.395.2333 or Dr. Sara Miller, millerse@longwood.edu, 434.395.2469

Standard Part-Time Academic Assistant Position
College of Education & Human Services - Liberal Studies
Funding Source:  College of Education & Human Services
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

Non-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

Non-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

Non-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

Non-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

Non-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


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
  • Please note: these Graduate Assistants will be expected to work 20 hours a week

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



Non-Assistantship Opportunity available for 2015-16

Student-Athlete Enhancement Graduate Intern

Longwood University in Farmville, VA, a NCAA Division I member of the Big South Conference, seeks qualified applications for a Student Athlete Enhancement Graduate Internship for the 2015-2016 school year.  The Graduate Intern will gain valuable experience and professional development in the areas of academic services, life skills programming, and NCAA compliance within intercollegiate athletics.  Longwood University has educated undergraduates since 1839 with graduate education beginning in 1954.  Longwood is known for its quality academic programs and graduates who are in high demand in education and other professional settings.

For full consideration, please submit a resume, cover letter, and three professional references to Maya Ozery, Assistant Athletics Director for Academic and Leadership Development, Athletic department, ozerymy@longwood.edu, 434.395.4918. Screening will begin immediately.

For full details about this opportunity, please click here (PDF)