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Graduate Assistantship Positions

Graduate assistantship positions for 2014-2015 are listed below.  Students admitted to a degree program may apply for a graduate assistantship by submitting the Graduate Assistantship Application.  Students are encouraged to browse the through the graduate assistantship positions listed below and indicate a preference on their application.  Faculty and staff begin reviewing applications promptly after May 1st.  Please check regularly for updates. 

Non-Assistantship Opportunity available for 2014-2015 listed at bottom of page


ACADEMIC YEAR

2014-2015

ASSISTANTSHIP POSITIONS LISTING 


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

  • Promoting the Cook-Cole College of Arts & Sciences to internal and external constituencies
  • Advising, assisting, and referring students regarding basic academic matters such as the completion of various university forms
  • Providing mental health first aid and referral to students who present in distress
  • Referring students, faculty, and guests to appropriate campus resources upon request
  • Receiving and processing information regarding student notifications to faculty in the College
  • Assisting 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 Source:  Cook-Cole College of Arts and Sciences
Status:  FILLED


Center for Academic Faculty Enrichment Assistant
Part-Time, Fall & Spring

  • Assists with the planning, organizing, and execution of campus-wide programs focused on teaching, research and leadership development
  • Assists in developing a faculty expertise database
  • Creates, updates, and maintains web and social media presence
  • Develops online resources for faculty
  • Assists in planning the 2015 Teaching and Learning Institute at Longwood University including producing & disseminating publicity materials, assessing proposals, planning conference events, and developing the conference program

For full job description, contact Dr. Pam Tracy, Director, tracypj@longwood.edu, 434.395.2238

Non-standard Part-Time Academic Assistant Position
Academic Affairs – Center for Academic Faculty Enrichment (CAFÉ)
Funding Source:  CGPS
Status: FILLED


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

  • Contribute, write, and edit for The Pillar, a parent and family newsletter
  • Organize and attend Parents Council meetings and serve as administrative contact for Grants Process
  • Update office website
  • Manage database of sponsorships for Rock the Block, and serve on planning committee
  • Facilitate sessions for Peer Mentor team staff meetings
  • Assist in the development and implementation of Family Weekend and January Orientation

For full job description, contact Stacey Wilkerson, Director, wilkersonsu@longwood.edu, 434.395.2414

Standard Full-Time Academic Assistant Position
Student Affairs – Office of First Year Experience
Funding Source:  Office of First Year Experience (Fall), CGPS (Spring)
Status: FILLED


Office of Student Union & Involvement Assistant
Part-Time, Fall & Spring

  • Plans, coordinates, and markets the Building Lancers into Leaders workshop series - 3 workshops per semester
  • Develop, plan and track an incentive program for clubs and organizations
  • Develop resources for clubs and organizations members and advisors
  • Serve on Family Weekend Committee

For full job description, contact Susan Sullivan, Director of the Student Union and Involvement, sullivansm@longwood.edu, 434.395.2107

Standard Part-Time Academic Assistant Position
Student Affairs - Office of Student Union and Involvement
Funding Source:  Office of Student Affairs and Involvement
Status: FILLED


Composition Tutor & Teaching Assistant
Full-Time, Fall
Non-Standard Part-Time, 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 Teaching Assistant Position, Fall semester
Non-standard Part-Time Teaching Assistant Position, Spring semester 
Cook-Cole College of Arts and Sciences - English Department
Funding Source:  Center for Academic Success
Status: FILLED


Children's Literature Association 2015 Conference Assistant
One Full-Time, Fall & Spring
One Part-Time, Fall & Spring
TWO Positions Filled

  • Assist in the coordination of the ChLA (Children’s Literature Association) Conference that Longwood is hosting in Richmond (June 2015), including online communication such as emails, the conference listserv and Facebook page
  • Manage documents such as the Presenter Information Sheet and answer questions from conference attendees
  • Enter and edit web content
  • Positions require the assistants to be at the conference in Richmond the third week of June, 2015

For full job description, contact Dr. Jennifer Miskec, miskecjm@longwood.edu, 434.395.2528

One Standard Full-Time Academic Assistant Position
One Standard Part-Time Academic Assistant Position
Cook-Cole College of Arts and Sciences - English Department
Funding Source:  1 Academic Affairs and 1 CGPS 
Status: FILLED


High Bridge State Park Project
Part-Time, Fall semester

  • Continue an ongoing project that examines the use of the High Bridge Trail State Park
  • Gather data in the form of surveys and use a statistical package (SPSS) to analyze the findings
  • Prepare a journal-quality report

For full job description, contact Dr. JoEllen Pederson, pedersonjg@longwood.edu, 434.395.2700

Non-standard Part-Time Academic Assistant Position, Fall Semester Only
Cook-Cole College of Arts and Sciences - Sociology Department
Funding Source:  CGPS
Status: FILLED


MBA Program Support
Full-Time, Fall & Spring

  • Assist with managing the MBA program and marketing the College of Business & Economics (CBE)
  • Maintain the CBE website and social media, including the Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn accounts
  • Write press releases and prepare other marketing communications
  • Represent the MBA program at College Fairs
  • Prepare reports

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

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


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

  • Assist with collecting, organizing and analyzing College of Business & Economics (CBE) data.
  • Assist with preparing CBE reports 
  • Assist with promoting the CBE
  • Assist with FBLA regional programs

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

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


CBE Academic Assistant
Full-Time, Fall & Spring

  • Assist the College of Business & Economics department chairs and graduate faculty with the preparation of course materials, grading of assignments, proctoring exams or other assignments
  • Assist with data entry and materials used for teaching

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

Standard Full-Time Academic Assistant Position
College of Business & Economics
Funding Source: College of Business & Economics and Academic Affairs
Status: FILLED


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

  • Support potential and new graduate students, course scheduling, program planning, marketing, website design and maintenance, and program alumni networking
  • Assist with conferences such as VSRA, Summer Literacy Institute, Fall VATESOL 
  • Assist with organizing and cataloging program resources
  • Develop support for student and faculty use of Canvas in courses, as a resource, and for the overall program.

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

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


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

  • Develop and maintain online resources that serve as professional learning communities for practicing school librarians and recent program graduates
  • Provide instructional assistance in preparing materials and implementing hybrid and online classes
  • Work with the Longwood Literature Page and prepare and deliver reviewed books to Greenwood Library

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

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


Summer Literacy Institute & Graduate Program Support
Full-Time, Fall & Spring

  • Provide assistance in planning and preparation for the Summer Literacy Institute
  • Work two-day Summer Literacy Institute in July, 2015
  • Assist CEHS graduate programs working with SCHEV with reporting and assessment (School Librarianship, Reading, Literacy, and Learning, and Counselor Education)

For full job description, contact Dr. Audrey Church, churchap@longwood.edu, 434.395.2682

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

 

Teaching & Course Design Assistant PHED 101
Full-Time Fall, Part-Time Spring

  • Assist in teaching fall semester PHED 101 classes
  • Provide assistance with assignments completed by PHED 101 students
  • In spring semester, assist with course design of multiple pathways for student learning in the classroom
  • Develop and apply an understanding of course  preparation, assignment development & evaluation

For full job description, contact Ms. Tena Ewing, ewingfl@longwood.edu, 434.395.2558 or Dr. Michael Mucedola, mucedolams@longwood.edu, 434.395.2547

Standard Full-Time Teaching Assistant Position Fall Semester
Standard Part-Time Academic Assistant Spring Semester
College of Education and Human Services - Health & Physical Education
Funding Source:  CGPS
Status: FILLED


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

Applicants must submit the application form, a resume, and names & 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 as required for 3rdparty payments 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

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


Speech-Language and Hearing Services & Audiology Assistant
Part-Time, Fall & Spring

Applicants must submit the application form, a resume, and names & contact information for two references.

  • Prepare marketing materials for Speech, Hearing and Learning Services (SHLS) events
  • Staff SHLS & Audiology marketing activities
  • Draft correspondence (thank you notes, requests for materials)
  • Maintain the demographic data of clients served at the SHLS
  • Serve as receptionist for the Speech, Hearing and Learning Services (SHLS) as needed, interacting with the public in person and on the phone
  • Assist the audiologist and director in design of marketing materials, organization of audiology suite, completion of chart audits, and scanning of paper documents for electronic medical records
  • Monitor the status of the audiology suite

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

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


 

Communication Sciences & Disorders Program & Research Support
Part-Time, Fall & Spring

Applicants must submit the application form, a resume, and names & contact information for two references.

  • Support the CSDS program through program related literature reviews, data collection and analysis
  • Contribute to program resource collections for courses, presentations, poster sessions, and other venues for gathering and/or sharing resources.
  • Assist with website design, document accomplishments of current and graduated students as well as program faculty and staff, promote networking opportunities

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

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


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

Applicants must submit the application form, a resume, and names & contact information for two references.

  • Assist CSDS faculty teaching undergraduate Anatomy & Physiology, Neurology of Human Communication, Syntax and Morphology, Speech Science and Phonetics courses with preparation of class materials, grading papers, providing tutoring sessions with guidance of the faculty, and proctoring tests and assignments.

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

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


Longwood Recovers Grant Program Assistant
Part-Time, Fall & Spring

  • Provide organizational/administrative support to the Longwood Recovers program
  • Assist with publicity, promotion, organizing meetings, attendance at related meetings on campus, and outreach to the local community
  • Assist with liaison to Transforming Youth Recovery by completing reports and other documentation
  • Monitor the Longwood Recovers email account

For full job description, contact Dr. Kevin Doyle, Assistant Professor of Counselor Education, doyleks@longwood.edu, 434.395.2328

Non-standard Part-Time Academic Assistant Position
College of Education & Human Services - Counselor Education Program
Funding Source:  Grant from Transforming Youth Recovery
Status:  FILLED


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

  • Serve as social media and web storyteller for department and off-site locations.  May require occasional travel to sites (Emporia, Martinsville).
  • Assist with assessment, tracking and documentation of Professional Studies initiatives.
  • Design and conduct project management for all Professional Studies initiatives.

For full job description, contact Dr. Nicholas Langlie, langlienk@longwood.edu, 434.395.4332

Non-standard Part-Time Academic Assistant Position
College of Graduate & Professional Studies - Professional Studies
Funding Source:  Digital Education Collaborative
Status: FILLED


Digital Education Collaborative 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:  FILLED


Digital Education Collaborative Training Assistant
Part-Time, Fall & Spring

  • Assist with, and in some cases lead, training initiatives for students, faculty, and staff in both online and face to face environments.  Sometimes will serve as lead instructor, other times teaching assistant
  • Serve as teaching assistant for Longwood Online Technology Institute (LOTI)
  • Support management of Quality Matters review scheduling and documentation
  • Support DEC information processing initiatives including data collection, synthesis, and basis analysis

For full job description, contact Mrs. Jenny Quarles, quarlesja@longwood.edu, 434.808.2496

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


Graduate Studies Admissions Assistant
Full-Time, Fall & Spring
TWO Positions Filled

  • Perform admissions functions for Graduate Studies
  • Assist the College with marketing graduate studies and promotional materials
  • Assist with collection of survey data on programs and students
  • Assist the College with research on new program initiatives
  • Attend fairs and marketing events

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

TWO Standard Full-Time Academic Assistant Positions
College of Graduate & Professional Studies - Graduate Studies
Funding Source:  CGPS
Status: 
FILLED


Coordinator for Student Programming and Outreach
Full-Time, Fall & Spring

  • Work directly with Honors students by providing development programs, events with faculty members, and community-building activities
  • Facilitate regular volunteer and/or service-learning activities in the Southside and Northern Neck communities
  • Serve as an active and engaged member of the Honors College team

For full job description, contact Dr. Alix Fink, Dean of the Cormier Honors College, finkad@longwood.edu, 434.395.2576

Standard Full-Time Academic Assistant Position
Cormier Honors College
Funding Source:  Cormier Honors College Foundation Funds
Status:  FILLED


Office of Academic & Career Advising Assistant
Part-Time, Fall & Spring
TWO Positions Filled 

  • Process internship and job opportunities (enter in CareerConnect & LinkedIn, email to students, post where appropriate)
  • Hold walk-in hours for students 8-10 hours/week on a regular basis
  • Develop flyers/posters/signs to advertise the Academic & Career Advising Center and other events and/or services
  • Organize and coordinate Diversity Career Day activities
  • 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
Academic & Career Advising Center
Funding Source: Office of Academic & Career Advising
Status: FILLED



Non-Assistantship Opportunity available for 2014-2015

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 2014-2015 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 knows for its quality academic programs and graduates who are in high demand in education and other professional settings.

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