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Graduate Assistantship

Position Available:

Graduate Assistant - Design & Communications Focus in School of Graduate Studies


Administrative Office

Employment Start Date:

May 2014

Length of Appointment:

Full Academic Year


10 hours per week

Salary:$5,000 per academic year
In addition to the salary/stipend, both full-time and part-time graduate assistants are eligible for partial tuition remission based on appointment type.


Creative design, write and edit correspondence and marketing literature for the School of Graduate Studies. • Create e-mail, postcard and mail campaigns to prospects, and admits. • Develop promotional literature and keep inventory for 90 plus graduate program brochures. • Edit correspondence created in the School of Graduate Studies


• Applicants must be admitted to a graduate degree program. • Students enrolled in the English, Mass Communications, Higher Ed Administration, College Student Development, and Educational Administration programs are encouraged to apply, as well as students from other programs with desired communication and graphic design skills. • Extremely strong writing skills and writing experience. • Complete command of proper grammar, punctuation and editing skills. • Strong graphic design skills and use of graphic design software. • Experience working with print shops and pre-press details. • Previous experience in a student services setting desired. • Proactive, outgoing problem solver.

Demonstrated Traits:

• Strong command of English in speaking, writing and listening. • Strong communication skills, solid writing, editing, and interpersonal skills are sought. • Competence in using Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, Acrobat Pro, Microsoft Visio and of course Excel, Outlook and Microsoft Office. • Ability to multi-task, initiate projects, reliable, and genial.

Apply to:

St. Cloud State University
School of Graduate Studies
Annette Day
AS 121
720 Fourth Ave. South
St. Cloud, MN 56301

Application Information:

To apply submit online: a cover letter (please include your graduate program and expected graduation date), your resume, two reference contacts and your online design portfolio Credentials will be accepted, reviewed and applicants interviewed on an ongoing basis until the position is filled. The selected candidate will need to complete a graduate assistantship application.

Application Deadline:

May 5, 2014

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DISCLAIMER: The School of Graduate Studies lists graduate assistantship openings that are available to admitted graduate students free of charge. These jobs are posted in good faith. St Cloud State University and the School of Graduate Studies make no claims of any kind about content, accuracy, suitability, intent, comprehensiveness, or availability of positions posted.

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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