Wednesday, February 3, 2010

Graduate Staff Assistant Position

******************This position comes with a tuition waiver*****************

Learning and Scholarly Technologies has an outstanding opportunity for Graduate Staff Assistant, Spring, Summer and Autumn Quarters.

Job Location: 4518 University Way
Posting Date: February 1, 2010

Date Available: Spring quarter 2010
Deadline: February 15, 2010
Notification Deadline: March 1, 2010
Acceptance Deadline: March 15, 2010

Learning & Scholarly Technologies (LST) supports members of the University of Washington (UW) community as they discover, work toward, and achieve their learning, teaching and research goals. We explore innovative technologies and offer proven solutions, in collaboration with our clients, to help them stay at the forefront of their work.

LST is seeking a UW graduate student to serve as a Graduate Staff Assistant for spring, summer, and autumn 2010. The Graduate Staff Assistant will contribute to current and future research projects at LST. Duties include: coordinating research activities, assisting with data collection and analysis (both quantitative and qualitative), and contributing to written reports of study findings.

# Currently registered UW Graduate Student in good standing and eligibility to hold a Graduate Student Assistantship

Candidates must have strong research and writing skills, including quantitative analysis abilities and expertise with SPSS. Applicants should also have experience conducting focus groups or interviews and experience analyzing qualitative data. In addition, candidates must work well as a member of a team and independently, communicate effectively with colleagues, exercise good judgment, and meet deadlines.

Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.

Experience in a field related to education and technology is a plus. Teaching experience or other relevant technology or research experience is also desired.
Condition of Employment:
# Currently registered UW graduate student

# Candidates are hired through graduate appointments; applicants must therefore be enrolled at the UW and be in good standing with ten credits or more of graduate coursework during spring and autumn quarters and two credits or more of graduate coursework during summer quarter.
# Applicants must also be able to work 20 hours from Monday through Friday between the hours of 8am and 5pm.
# The appointment carries a stipend, tuition waiver, and health benefits.

A satisfactory outcome from a criminal background verification may be required prior to hire.

Salary information:
This job classification is governed by a negotiated labor contract and is subject to union shop provisions. For more information about union shop provisions, visit: UW/UAW Contract Preamble.

Application Process:
Part of the application process for this position includes completing an on-line cover letter assessment as well as the Employment Eligibility Assessment to obtain additional information that will be used in the evaluation process. The assessments will appear on your screen for you to complete as soon as you select "Apply to this Position" on this job announcement. Once you begin the assessment, it must be completed at that time. If you select to take it later, it will appear on your "My Jobs" page to take when you are ready. Please note that your application will not be reviewed, and you will not be considered for this position until the assessment is complete.

Application Timeline:
Application review begins immediately. Applications will be reviewed as they are received.

For priority consideration, apply by: February 15, 2010
Notification Deadline: March 1, 2010
Acceptance Deadline: March 15, 2010