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Graduate Assistant - Science Education Center

Position Deleted on 8/27/2013. This position is no longer an active posting on HigherEdJobs.
Milledgeville, GA
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Job Summary/Basic Function: The graduate assistant will be under the direct supervision of the director of the Science Education Center. Duties will include but may not be limited to the following: Research associated with proposal development and project implementation; research, data collection and analysis of center projects; data collection, research and literature review for publication purposes; IRB and other compliances; dissemination of information via the Internet, via direct contact with the university community or the general public, or through publication.

Knowledge/Skills and Abilities: Candidates must possess excellent oral and written communication skills. Applicants must be comfortable analyzing data (quantitative/qualitative) for the purposes of reports and publications. Applicants for this position must possess outstanding word-processing and database skills. Applicants must possess excellent organizational skills and must be accountable/self-reliant. Candidates must possess a positive disposition and must be able to work well with diverse individuals and groups. High priority will be given to applicants who work well within a team environment, work very well independently, take initiative, and are self-motivated.

GC is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Institution committed to cultural, racial, and ethnic communities. We promote equal employment opportunities regardless of race, religion, color, gender, marital status, genetic information, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, and gender identity. It is expected that successful candidates share these commitments.

Minimum Qualifications: Applicants must be regularly admitted to graduate school at Georgia College - must be a full time graduate student in good standing. Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite or other office solution/communication software is critical. Candidates must have experience conducting literature reviews, writing papers/reports, must possess strong interest in developing papers for publication, and experience communicating information in interesting formats (graphics and other representations) and via the Internet. Successful candidates must have a strong interest in education and in communicating issues in education to the broader community

Preferred Qualifications: -Bachelor degree in education, STEM, or related disciplines

  • Concentration or degree in the sciences or related disciplines
  • Knowledge of Illustrator or other super-graphics software
Special Instructions: Reference letters must speak to the individual's DEMONSTRATED ability to:
1. analyze data
2. communicate effectively (written/oral/listening)
3. work well with diverse groups, in teams, and independently
4. self-motivation and innovation

Letters can speak to one or all of the above.

GC&SU is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action institution, with a commitment to cultural, racial, and ethnic communities. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. It is expected that successful candidates share in this commitment. For more information, please visit our web page at
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