Title III Grant Student Assistant
Franklin University is seeking two Student Assistants for the International Institute for Innovative Instruction. The Student Assistant will complement their formal studies by assisting with Title III grant responsibilities at a global university recognized for its leadership in designing and delivering engaging and applied online education. The “Increasing Student Success Start-to-Finish” project is a federal grant designed to increase undergraduate retention and graduation. The grant will end on Sept. 30, 2022.
The first position supports pre- and post-course redesign research. The duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to: 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.
The ideal candidate will have a bachelor’s degree in instructional design, curriculum and instruction, or similar field (minimum), 3-5 years of professional experience in higher education, and experience working in an interdisciplinary environment. Knowledge of qualitative and quantitative research methods and statistical software is preferred.
The second position supports technology that combines data from course learning outcomes, Learning Commons utilization data, and the structure of curriculum to produce automated real-time analytics. Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to: ensuring quality data input; gathering, tracking, and analyzing new and existing data; creating and maintaining databases; consulting with subject matter experts to analyze the alignment of learning outcomes with course activities and assessments; and other duties as assigned.
The ideal candidate will have a bachelor’s degree (minimum) in data analytics, statistics, computer science, or math; 3-5 years of professional experience in software development; and experience with learning management systems, academic software, and academic data.
Applicants must be full-time masters- or doctoral-level students at Franklin University, maintain a 3.0 GPA, and remain in good academic standing. Student assistants must work 19 hours per week from the beginning to the end of the official term dates to be eligible for tuition benefits during that semester. The assistantship will be renewable for up to the length of the program with satisfactory performance evaluations.
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 50,000 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.