Learning Assistance Service

Graduate Assistants

About Graduate Assistantships

  • Assistantships are 10 months - 20 hours per week
  • Applications are accepted until the positions are filled

Guided Study Sessions Assistant

Responsibilities: Assist in the coordination and implementation of the Guided Study Sessions (GSS) program; publicize and market GSS; recruit, select, and train student leaders and volunteers; arrange room locations; coordinate group members or peer partners; evaluate leaders; collect and evaluate program data; provide direct academic support to students seeking assistance from LAS (individual appointments, workshops and outreach presentations). Serve on committees/working groups and act as a liaison to other departments and offices on campus as needed

Qualifications: Graduate student in counselor education, school psychology, student affairs, education, higher education, family science or related field. Interest in academic support programs, educational learning strategies, retention, and program development and evaluation. Background in academic support programs or peer leadership groups a plus. Demonstrated organizational and administrative skills; ability to effectively relate to diverse groups and individuals; strong customer service orientation; solid writing skills; and proficiency with Microsoft Office suite and learning management systems. Prior experience with program development and/or evaluation and online scheduling systems a plus but not required.


Peer Assisted Learning Program Coordinator

Responsibilities: Coordinate and support the Peer Assisted Learning Program (PAL); teach one section of HESI 318E: Applied Contextual Leadership: Leadership for Peer Assisted Learning (3 credits) to student peers in fall and spring semesters; ensure that the curriculum is consistent with College Reading & Learning Association (CRLA) certification requirements and current LAS goals/directives; publicize and market program; recruit, select and train student leaders and volunteers; arrange room locations; coordinate group members or peer partners; evaluate student leaders; collect and evaluate program data; provide direct academic support to students seeking assistance from LAS (individual appointments, walk-in hours, workshops and outreach presentations); serve on committees/working groups and as a liaison to other departments and offices on campus as needed or requested

Qualifications: Graduate student in counselor education, school psychology, student affairs, education, higher education, family science or related field. Interest in academic support programs, educational learning strategies, retention, and program development and evaluation. Background in academic support programs or peer leadership groups a plus. Demonstrated organizational and administrative skills; ability to effectively relate to diverse groups and individuals; strong customer service orientation; solid writing skills; and proficiency with Microsoft Office suite and learning management systems. Prior experience with program development and/or evaluation and online scheduling systems a plus but not required.


STEM Learning Assistant

Responsibilities: Assist in the coordination and implementation of the Math Learning Program; counsel and instruct students taking developmental math; hold extra help and/or skill- building sessions in mathematics; provide support for students with mathematics learning disabilities and math anxiety; assist in the training and evaluation of the Guided Study Sessions (GSS) Program leaders and other GSS program coordination as needed; provide direct academic support to students seeking assistance from LAS (individual appointments, walk-in hours, workshops and outreach presentations); serve on committees/working groups and as a liaison to other departments and offices on campus as needed or requested.

Qualifications: Graduate student in mathematics education, science education, statistics, and mathematics. Interest in helping college students improve their math skills and learn how to learn mathematics. Background in academic support programs a plus. Demonstrated organizational and administrative skills; ability to effectively relate to diverse groups and individuals; strong customer service orientation; and proficiency with Microsoft Office suite and learning management systems. Prior experience with program development and/or evaluation and online scheduling systems a plus but not required.