GA position in Faculty Dev. Center

Applications due June 19

Faculty Development Center- Graduate assistant (2015-2016)

Department: Faculty Development Center

Location: 107 CENTER Applied Science

Job description: This graduate assistant will participate in the operation of the unit, which offers workshops on instructional design and pedagogy in order to enhance student learning. The person in this position will update calendars, create and/or edit PowerPoints, confirm workshop reservations, market our workshops via social media, attend workshops, and greet faculty who stop by the center. If interested, participants may research and present a workshop themselves during the academic year.

Workload: The graduate assistant works 20 hours per week during times when the Faculty Development Center is open (8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday). Some events may take place in other buildings on campus. The work schedule is based on the Graduate Assistant’s schedule and on the scheduling needs of the unit. On rare occasions, this work schedule may include evening or weekend hours.

Supervision: The Graduate Assistant works under the general supervision of the Coordinator of the Faculty Development Center.

Qualifications: Students must meet the qualifications in the Graduate Assistantship Guidelines (para. 3) set forth by Murray State University. Knowledge of Microsoft Word and Google Drive (particularly Forms and Spreadsheets) is required.

To Apply: Interested applicants will need to provide the following:

  1. a resume
  2. a one page statement (outlining their qualifications, area of study, expected graduation date, and suitability for the position)
  3. a letter of recommendation from a professor in your program (the letter can be emailed directly to me from your adviser)
  4. a brief online test of your abilities (available at

Send the first three items as an attachment to Elizabeth Price, Interim Coordinator of the Faculty Development Center, at The fourth will be submitted online at the link provided above.

Applications are due by Friday, June 19, 2015.