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Graduate Assistant Positions

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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.

Position Title Graduate Assistant-Ed.D Program
Department School of Education


Responsibilities of the graduate  assistant:


The position of Doctoral Program Graduate Assistant is designed to provide administrative support to the Chair and to the faculty in the Education Department. Duties include, but are not limited to: assistance in writing and/or compiling research and professional publications; developing, conducting, or assisting with training initiatives for faculty, staff, and students; providing support in planning and implementing department initiatives; providing assistance with the programs’ learning management system; and other duties to support the growth of the department.      


Hours of Service: Range from10-15 hours per week




Strong writing skills and working knowledge of American Psychological Association (APA) writing style and formatting required. Professionalism and strong interpersonal and communication skills are required.

Both master’s and doctoral level students may apply, but doctoral level is preferred.

Application process:



Submit all application materials to include:

            a completed application form (click here)

             a resume/vitae

            cover letter describing your qualifications 


Submit all materials via e-mail to:



or via regular U. S. mail:


Dr. Caroline Maurer

Chair, School of Education

Wilkes University

84 W. South Street

Wilkes-Barre, PA 18766



Wilkes University is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse faculty, staff and student body. Applicants from diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.

Closing Date: Until Filled
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