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Graduate Assistant - I4

Position Type:

  • Part Time
  • Graduate Assistant


  • OH-Columbus

Franklin University is seeking a Graduate Assistant for the International Institute for Innovative Instruction. Franklin’s Graduate Assistants complement their 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 educations.

The duties and responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to; assist faculty with course development and design for online courses, prepare, develop, and grade course materials and exams, and holding regularly scheduled office hours. The GA will also assist with research activities, conducting literature reviews, entering and analyzing data, grant writing, verbal and written presentation of research, and assisting the Director of Assessment. This position will also provide administrative support by developing and managing digital content, assisting with program outreach efforts, participation in special projects, and managing of daily tasks.

To be eligible for this position students must be enrolled full-time in a Master’s level program at Franklin University on a continual basis. Students must maintain a 3.0 GPA and remain in good academic standing. Candidates must possess effective written and verbal communication skills; be proficient in Microsoft Office; demonstrate the ability to take initiative and work as part of a team or independently; have the ability to present oneself in a profession manner to students, staff, and faculty; and have strong organizational and research skills. The ideal candidate will also possess strong interpersonal skills and the ability to collaborate with others and be enrolled in a Master of Instruction Design and Learning Technology or Doctor of Professional Studies in Instructional Design Leadership program.

Graduate Assistants must work 20 hours per week from the downtown campus from the beginning of the official term dates to be eligible for full tuition benefits during that semester. Graduate Assistants receive a stipend in addition to a 50% tuition waiver. The assistantship will be renewable for up to the length of the program with satisfactory performance evaluations.

About Franklin University

Founded in 1902, Franklin University has built its reputation on removing barriers to higher education for ambitious adults who must balance their educational goals with other commitments. Accredited and nonprofit, Franklin has earned its long-standing reputation as an innovator in online education. The University offers applied, in-demand undergraduate, master’s and doctorate programs that enable adult learners to achieve their educational and professional goals. From entrepreneurs to CEOs, more than 45,000 Franklin alumni can be found around the world contributing to the communities in which they live and work.

Franklin University is committed to creating a respectful and inclusive educational and workplace environment. Franklin does not discriminate on the basis of age, religion, race, ethnicity, color, national origin, ancestry, immigration status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or familial status, disability, or veteran or military status.