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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 May 1st for an assistantship beginning the next Fall term 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 


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: OPEN


First Year Experience & Family Programs Assistant
Part-Time Fall (possibly Full-Time), Full-Time 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 Fall Semester only
Student Affairs – Office of First Year Experience
Funding Source:  Office of First Year Experience (Fall), CGPS (Spring)
Status: OPEN


Office of Diversity & Inclusion Assistant
Full-Time, Fall & Spring

  • Assists with the planning, organizing, and execution of campus-wide programs focused on diversity, intercultural competence, inclusivity as well as programs and services aimed to retain students from historically underrepresented populations
  • Assists with the planning and chaperoning of off-campus activities including but not limited to the semesterly ‘Get Off the Bus’ graduate school campus tours
  • Plans the annual Multicultural Student Organization Awards ceremony
  • Creates and manages the ODI weekly newsletter and website
  • Co-advises the Student Diversity and Inclusion Council

For full job description, contact Courtney Jones, Interim Director for Diversity & Inclusion, jonescs2@longwood.edu, 434.395.2394

Standard Full-Time Academic Assistant Position
Student Affairs - Office of Diversity & Inclusion
Funding Source:  Office of Diversity and Inclusion
Status: OPEN


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: OPEN 


Composition Tutor & Teaching Assistant
Full-Time, Fall semester
TWO Positions Available

  • Conduct tutoring sessions in composition and grammar for students in PLUS sections of English 150 during fall semester.
  • Meet weekly with faculty teaching English 150 during fall semester 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

TWO Standard Full-Time Teaching Assistant Positions, Fall Semester Only
Cook-Cole College of Arts and Sciences - English Department
Funding Source:  Center for Academic Success
Status: OPEN


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

  • 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

TWO Standard Full-Time Academic Assistant Positions
Cook-Cole College of Arts and Sciences - English Department
Funding Source:  1 CGPS and 1 Academic Affairs 
Status: OPEN


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: OPEN


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 Abby O'Connor, oconnorah@longwood.edu, 434.395.2043

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


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: OPEN

 

Literacy & Culture Graduate Program Support
Full-Time, Fall & Spring

  • Support potential and new graduate students, course scheduling, program planning, marketing, website design and maintenance, 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 – Literacy and Culture
Funding Source:  CGPS
Status: OPEN


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: OPEN


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: OPEN


Speech-Language and Hearing Services 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 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

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: OPEN


Audiology Program Assistant
Part-Time, Fall & Spring

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

  • 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
  • Staff various marketing events

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: OPEN


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: OPEN


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: OPEN


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

  • 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

Non-standard Part Time Academic Assistant Position
Academic & Career Advising Center
Funding Source: Office of Academic & Career Advising
Status: OPEN



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)