Wilkes University

Graduate Assistant Positions

Criteria for Selecting Graduate Assistants

  1. Regular admission to the program or current student with good academic standing (3.0 GPA or higher)
  2. Students admitted under Conditional Classification may apply for an assistantship after completion of nine semester hours of graduate credit with a cumulative average of 3.0 or higher.
  3. Completion of Graduate Assistant on-line process
  4. Ability and willingness to perform duties outlined in job posting and assigned by the Director/Department Chair of the respective program.

Please follow the steps below:

Step #1) Choose the job of interest by clicking the appropriate link.
Step #2) Complete the application by clicking here.
Step #3) Submit application to hiring manager.

Be sure to follow any other instructions contained in the job description.

Graduate Assistant for the Personal and Professional Development Program at the Sidhu School of Business and Leadership

The Sidhu School of Business and Leadership is seeking an MBA (incoming) student to serve as a Graduate Assistant (GA) for the Personal and Professional Development team. This position is for the Spring 2018- Spring 2019 semesters. The GA is required to work 17 hours a week during each semester, and will be compensated 21 credit hours of tuition remission for MBA courses at Wilkes University. As well as a small stipend dispersed monthly. The position does require that work be scheduled during the Monday-Friday 8:30am to 4:30pm period as well as an occasional evening and weekend hour.

The program requires the GA to assist Director Bridget Turel with program development and research, academic projects, and event planning and coordination. The GA will also provide administrative support in the office when needed. The student must maintain a 3.0 or higher GPA.

Interested applicants should email their resume, a cover letter of interest, 2 recommendation letters, and transcripts to Jordan Chandler, Current Graduate Assistant (jordan.chandler@wilkes.edu) by August 1, 2017. Interviews will be scheduled in early September.

Etruscan Press, a non-profit literary press affiliated with Wilkes University since 2006, has two Graduate Assistantship openings. Both of these positions require 25 hours per week in the Etruscan office at Dr. Harold Cox Hall. Duties include the following: Social media updates, copyedit manuscripts and proofread galleys, advance reader copy mailings, author interviews, and draft study guides. (9 credits per term)

Interested applicants should email his or her application to Dr. Bonnie Culver at bonnie.culver@wilkes.edu.

Duties may include social media promotion (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, GoodReads) of current titles, reading and evaluating fiction and nonfiction submissions, proofing galleys and cover designs, and searching for new print and online review sources for backlist and forthcoming titles. Sometimes we also have special projects, such as novel manuscript competitions. (6-9 credits per term)

Interested applicants should email his or her application to Dr. Bonnie Culver at bonnie.culver@wilkes.edu.

Duties may include social media promotion (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, GoodReads) of current titles, reading and evaluating fiction submissions, proofing galleys and cover designs, and searching for new print and online review sources for backlist and forthcoming titles as well as handling book launches. (6-9 credits per term)

Interested applicants should email his or her application to Dr. Bonnie Culver at bonnie.culver@wilkes.edu.

Duties will include collecting and drafting news stories for program newsletter Revise This, inviting and coordinating guest bloggers on program blog The Write Life, complete a marketing study, develop a marketing campaign using social media, and directly assist the CW program director in other development projects. (6-9 credits per term)

Interested applicants should email his or her application to Dr. Bonnie Culver at bonnie.culver@wilkes.edu.

The College of Science and Engineering has multiple Graduate Teaching Assistant (GTA) positions available to support supplemental instruction and laboratory activities in the discipline areas of the college. If you are interested in a GTA position and are a graduate student in good standing and will be enrolling as a full-time student for this fall semester please complete the Graduate Assistant Application form (Step #2) to be considered for an assistantship.

Interested applicants should forward the Graduate Assistant Application to Dr. Prahlad Murthy, Associate Dean, The College of Science and Engineering (prahlad.murthy@wilkes.edu) by July 1, 2017 and must include a list of STEM courses that you are capable of teaching at the undergraduate level.

The Office of International Engagement is seeking a student to serve as a Graduate Assistant (GA). This position is available immediately. The GA is required to work 20 hours a week during each semester, and will be compensated 9-12 credit hours of tuition remission for graduate courses at Wilkes University, as well as a small stipend dispersed monthly. The position does require that work be scheduled during the Monday-Friday 8:30am to 4:30pm period, as well as weekend hours.

The program requires the GA to assist the Executive Director, Rosi Ponce Sanabria and Assistant Directors, Michele Foust and Edwin Colon, with program development, reports, event planning, coordination and attendance. The GA will also provide administrative support in the office when needed. The student must maintain a 3.0 or higher GPA.

Interested applicants should email their resume, a cover letter of interest, 2 recommendation letters, and transcripts to Rosi Ponce Sanabria, Executive Director (rosi.ponce@wilkes.edu) by September 25, 2017. Interviews will be then be scheduled.


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