College of Health and Public Administration Graduate Assistant

Franklin University is seeking a Graduate Assistant for the College of Health and Public Administration.  The Graduate Assistant position is designed to complement formal studies by assisting with faculty research, teaching, instructional design, and administrative responsibilities at a global University recognized for its leadership in designing and delivering engaging and applied online education.


The duties and responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to: assisting faculty with course development and design for online and/or face to face classes; preparing, developing, and grading course materials and exams; and holding regularly scheduled office hours.  They will also assist with research in the areas of: conducting literature reviews, entering and analyzing data, grant writing, and presenting research verbally and in writing.  Graduate Assistants also provide administrative support in the forms of: developing and managing digital content, assisting with program outreach efforts, participating in special projects, and managing daily tasks required of faculty.


Applicants must be a full time graduate student, maintain a 3.0 GPA, and remain in good academic standing.


Candidates must possess: effective verbal and written communication skills; proficiency in Microsoft Office; the ability to take initiative and work as part of a team or independently; the ability to present oneself in a professional manner to students, staff, and faculty; strong organizational and research skills; and great interpersonal skills including flexibility and adaptability.

Graduate assistants must work 19 hours per week from the downtown campus from the beginning to the end of the official term dates to be eligible for a 50% off tuition benefits during that semester. Rather than receive hourly wages, GAs are remunerated in the form of a stipend. The assistantship will be renewable for up to the length of the program with satisfactory performance evaluations.


Applications to begin the assistantship during Fall Term in August 2016 will be accepted until the position is filled.

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