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Graduate Assistant - The International Institute for Innovative Instruction

Position Type:

  • Part Time
  • Graduate Assistant


  • OH-Columbus

Franklin University is seeking a Graduate Assistant for the International Institute for Innovative Instruction.  The Graduate Assistant will complement their formal studies by assisting with the Title III grant responsibilities.  The “Increasing Student Success Start-to-Finish” project is a five year federal grant designed to increase undergraduate retention and graduation.

The duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to: supports pre- and post- course redesign research by assisting instructional design faculty with research activities; conducting literature reviews; interviewing subject matter experts, instructional designers and students; building and administering surveys; gathering, tracking, and analyzing data; maintaining project records; and other duties as assigned.

Applicants must be full-time masters- or doctoral-level students at Franklin University, maintain a 3.0 GPA and remain in good academic standing.

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in instructional design, curriculum and instruction, or similar field, 2-4 years of professional experience in higher education, and experience working in an interdisciplinary environment.  Knowledge of statistical software is preferred.

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 50% tuition waiver during that semester. The assistantship will be renewable for up to the length of the program with satisfactory performance evaluations.

Applications to begin the assistantship will be accepted until the position is filled.

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. 

To apply, please visit to complete the application for the International Institute for Innovative Instruction Graduate Assistant position and attach a copy of your resume.

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.

About Franklin University

Accredited, nonprofit and dedicated to educating adults since 1902, Franklin provides onsite course options at over 25 Midwest locations and is an innovator in providing personalized 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. The University also offers several academic programs internationally, including its top-ranked MBA, through agreements with partner institutions.

Franklin University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and holds specialized accreditations for specific academic programs through the International Accreditation Council for Business Education and the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.