Graduate Assistant II

Posting Details

Posting Details

Position Number: 1290846
Title: Graduate Assistant II
Functional Title: Graduate Assistant II
Category Status: 04-Graduate Assistant
Applicant Search Category: Graduate Assistant
University Authorized FTE: 50
Unit: ARHU-National Foreign Language Center
Hiring Range Minimum:
Hiring Range Maximum: $22.86
Campus/College Information:

Founded in 1856, University of Maryland, College Park is the flagship institution in the University System of Maryland. Our 1,250-acre College Park campus is just minutes away from Washington, D.C., and the nexus of the nation’s legislative, executive, and judicial centers of power. This unique proximity to business and technology leaders, federal departments and agencies, and a myriad of research entities, embassies, think tanks, cultural centers, and non-profit organizations is simply unparalleled. Synergistic opportunities for our faculty and students abound and are virtually limitless in the nation’s capital and surrounding areas. The University is committed to attracting and retaining outstanding and diverse faculty and staff that will enhance our stature of preeminence in our three missions of teaching, scholarship, and full engagement in our community, the state of Maryland, and in the world.

Position Summary/Purpose of Position:

The purpose of this position is to support the research team in evaluation of the effectiveness of the STARTALK summer language program and to conduct other research on language education, primarily in the K-12 education space. The GA will initially be hired for the Spring 2018 semester, and there is a possibility of renewal dependent on future funding and satisfactory performance.
Responsibilities include:
• Contribute to the design of research projects
• Collect and analyze assessment, survey, and program data
• Synthesize findings
• Report results in oral and written presentations
• Collaborate with colleagues to plan conferences, workshops, and meetings
• Travel and support STARTALK conferences in the spring and fall
• Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:

Must be a current University of Maryland, College Park graduate student. Experience with coursework in K-12 education and assessment, coursework in statistical analysis, experience analyzing data, from standardized assessments. Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Additional Certifications:
Additional Information:

This position is located off campus near the College Park Metro Station.

Posting Date: 01/29/2018
Closing Date:
Open Until Filled Yes
Best Consideration Date 02/28/2018
Physical Demands


Diversity Statement:

The University of Maryland, College Park, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, creed, marital status, political affiliation, personal appearance, or on the basis of rights secured by the First Amendment, in all aspects of employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
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