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Graduate Assistantship

Position Available:

Program Support Assistant in 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 focus on general support of program of the department including: - Implementation of assessment and evaluation plans for University, CSWE, faculty, and/or courses; - Data and records maintenance for BSW and MSW Field; - Coordinate student recruitment efforts for MSW Program; - Coordinate Alumni outreach efforts; - Develop and maintain department communication such as The Catalyst, webpage, and Facebook; - Understands social work ethics; - Provide academic advising to declared majors; - Other duties related to teaching 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, attention to detail, and meeting deadlines; - 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 in face-to-face and phone; - Competence in using Microsoft Office, Excel, and Outlook; - Able to or willing to learn website design and D2L; - Ability to multi-task and prioritize work assignments; - Ability to learn quickly. Preferred: - Familiarity with office settings; - Ability to work with faculty, current and potential undergraduate and graduate students, and office staff within the University setting.

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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