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office of Assessment and Institutional effectiveness


The Graduate Assistant for the OAIE reports to the Director of Assessment & Institutional Effectiveness through the Assessment Specialist. This is 9-month position (August 2019 - May 2020) and is 20 hours per week, mostly weekdays with occasional evening or weekend hours, as required.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

The Graduate Assistant performs various duties that include, but are not limited to:

  • Assistance with training and education in assessment practice for members of the university community
  • Assessment grant outcomes tracking and reporting
  • Assessment database management and user training
  • Creation of assessment training materials
  • Assessment report reviews through online assessment tools
  • Assistance with office initiatives (G2C, HLC, iPad instruction assessment, student organization assessment)
  • Research assistance for director

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Ideal skills, knowledge, and abilities for the Graduate Assistant include:

  • Basic to intermediate knowledge of student learning assessment or coursework in the teaching and learning process
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication, information literacy, and time management skills
  • Intermediate proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Self-motivated with excellent work ethic
  • Demonstrated ability to work both independently and collaboratively to complete work in a timely manner in the face of fluctuating workloads and competing priorities.

Qualifications and Remuneration:

The minimal requirements for a candidate seeking this assistantship opportunity is a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university, admittance to the Arkansas Tech University graduate school as a master’s degree seeking graduate student, and a background check. This position provides a monthly stipend and a tuition waiver for up to 18 hours of graduate credit for the academic year. The Graduate Assistant is responsible for all other tuition, fees, and living expenses.

How to Apply:

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