College of Health and Public Administration Graduate Assistant

Franklin University is seeking a Graduate Assistant for the College of Health and Public Administration (COHPA).  The Graduate Assistant will 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 education.

The duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to: assisting Faculty with course development and design, preparing, developing, and grading course materials, and holding regularly scheduled office hours.  

The Graduate Assistant will also assist with research activities, conduct literature reviews, entering and analyzing data, grant writing and management, and presenting research both verbally and in writing.  Administrative support duties will include: developing and managing digital content, assisting with program outreach efforts, participating in special projects, and managing daily tasks required of Faculty.

Applicants must be full-time students in the Master of Healthcare Administration, Master of Public Administration, or Master of Science in Instructional Design & Learning Technology program; maintain a 3.0 GPA; and remain in good academic standing. Candidates must possess effective verbal and written communication skills and be proficient with Microsoft Office.  The ability to take initiative and work both as part of a team and independently is essential.  Candidates should also possess strong organizational and research skills, as well as the ability to present oneself in a professional manner to students, staff, and faculty.

The ideal candidate will have 3-5 years of professional experience working in the government or non-profit sector, as well as management, administrative, or program or educational evaluation experience.  Knowledge of statistical software, as well as previous experience utilizing a variety of social media platforms is preferred.

Graduate assistants must work 20 hours per week from the downtown campus from the beginning to the end of the official term dates to be eligible for full tuition benefits 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 starting August 28, 2017 until the position is filled.To apply, please visit to complete the employment application for the Graduate Assistant, COHPA.

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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.


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