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Graduate Assistantship

Position Available:

Faculty Teaching Assistant in the Department of Social Work in Department of Social Work


School of Health and Human Services

Employment Start Date:


Length of Appointment:

August 20, 2013 through May 9, 2014


May include occasional evening hours.Monday through Friday, 20

In addition to the salary/stipend, both full-time and part-time graduate assistants are eligible for partial tuition remission based on appointment type.


Responsibilities support faculty in teaching and related assignments including: - Attention to course activities and assignments such as grading of exams or reviewing student papers, development of classroom media resources, structuring of D2L; - Development of course resources and supports; - Development of course bibliographies; - Assistance with BSW application process; - Knowledge of Child Welfare Grant and facilitation of application, completion of forms, communication with recipients; - Oversight and development of scholarship opportunities for BSW & MSW students; - Communication with current students on matters related to their professional education and development; (e.g. MSSA, Social Work Month) - Oversight of job opportunities postings; - Understands social work ethics; - Prepare and present undergraduate classes under faculty guidance; - Other duties related to administrative and research support may be assigned.


Required: - A bachelorís degree from an accredited institution; - Full admission to a graduate degree program at St. Cloud State University is required; - Demonstrated ability to work with persons from diverse backgrounds; - Demonstrated organizational ability and attention to detail; - Strong written communication skills including clarity of ideas, proper grammar, and editing; - Strong oral communication skills including ability to express of ideas, clarify information, and engage others; - Competence in using Microsoft Office, Excel, and Outlook; - Able to or willing to learn D2L; - Demonstrated ability to multi-task and prioritize work assignments. Preferred: - Experience or knowledge of learning processes; - Familiarity with human service organizations in Central Minnesota.

Apply to:

St. Cloud State University
Department of Social Work
Gary S. Whitford, MSW Program Director
237 Stewart Hall
720 Fourth Ave. South
St. Cloud, MN 56301

Application Information:

Please send Graduate Assistant Application (found at Grad Studies webpage) resume, a writing sample, and three references to the address above. Either hard copy or electronic applications will be accepted. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE. All applications will be reviewed and interview will be scheduled for the week of April 2-6, 2012.

Application Deadline:

April 1, 2013

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SCSU is committed to excellence and actively supports cultural diversity. To promote this endeavor, we invite individuals who contribute to such diversity to apply, including minorities, women, GLBT, persons with disabilities and veterans.

SCSU is an affirmative action/equal opportunity educator and employer.

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