Graduate Assistantships in Disability Services
Graduate Assistant for University Testing and Disability Services
University Testing and Disability Services at Arkansas Tech University is seeking a consistent, professional, reliable, and organized individual interested in pursuing a career in College Student Personnel, School Counseling, or related field. This opportunity will provide much needed experience for students seeking careers in Disability Services, Testing Services, Academic Advising, School Counseling and Education. This 12-month appointment will focus primarily on accommodated testing for students with disabilities. The GA will also have the option to participate in the disability services intake process on the entry level for students with lower-level requests, with either Coordinator or Director making final decisions on accommodation.
- Tracking exam requests and scheduling accordingly
- Scheduling readers/scribes for exams
- Printing exams and accompanying instructions and ensuring accuracy of details, or transferring to secure flash drive for Text-to-Voice
- Maintaining file folders in the testing cabinet (sorted according to where they are in the testing process), and assigning student workers to return tests in the morning and afternoon shifts
- Ensuring start/stop/test details are recorded on appropriate forms and entered into the AIM system accurately and completely
- Send reminders to instructors about testing contracts
- Return exams and track exams when necessary
- Proctoring/administration of accommodated tests
- Cross-train on basic AIM functions for both Testing and Disability Services to assist professional staff as necessary, including verifying scanned documents and uploading to student’s profile or pending application.
- Answer phones, transfer calls, take messages, and communicate effectively with students, faculty, staff, and members of the community
- Train on intake process with option to handle intakes for lower-level requests for accommodation under the guidance of Director/Coordinator
The minimal requirements for a candidate seeking this assistantship opportunity are:
- A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
- Admittance into the Arkansas Tech University Graduate College as a Master’s degree seeking graduate student
- Ability to clear a background check
- Availability to begin work on July 1, 2018
This position pays a stipend of $1,000 per month. In addition, 18 hours of graduate credit tuition per year is covered.
How to Apply:
Please submit a cover letter, resume, and three professional references to Holli Weiss, firstname.lastname@example.org, Director of Testing and Disability Services.