Graduate Studies Assistantships

Graduate and Post-Bacc Studies offers competitive graduate assistantships to actively enrolled Agnes Scott graduate students to enhance their academic and student experience. 

Opportunities on Campus:

Graduate students can apply to assist offices throughout the Agnes Scott campus. Students awarded a campus graduate assistantship receive an hourly rate for their time worked and a partial tuition waiver. See below for current positions with open applications and all requirements for eligibility. 

DIVISION/DEPARTMENT: Athletics and Physical Education

WORK PERIOD: Fall 2022 and Spring 2023

GENERAL SUMMARY
The Department of Athletics is seeking a Graduate Assistant for Athletic Communications to assist in sport information and communications responsibilities including statistical data keeping, social media, postgame releases, producing graphics, and website management. The individual will perform day-to-day responsibilities of the athletics communications department and game day operations for sports information and manage undergraduate student workers.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Include but are not limited to:

  • Assist in gameday preparation for website and printed materials
  • Assist in writing pregame, postgame, and weekly press releases
  • Assist in statistical data keeping using Stat Crew and Genius
  • Assist in design and production of graphic content for social media
  • Assist in design and production of gameday programs and game notes
  • Assist with the production/streaming of all athletic events
  • Communicate with outside media and visiting personnel to maximize gameday efficiency

Experience: Prior experience with intercollegiate sports, particularly basketball, soccer, and volleyball preferred.

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITY

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Desire to gain knowledge in Athletics Communications
  • Strong work ethic
  • Knowledge in, or ability to learn Adobe Suite in a timely manner
  • Efficient in Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel
  • Knowledge of, or ability to learn game rules for designated sports
  • Knowledge of, or ability to learn statistical data software—Stat Crew and Genius
  • Willing to start with small tasks, leading to more significant responsibilities
  • Strong communicator
  • Willing to adapt to existing structure of operation
  • 60% of the work performed is on campus. 40% may be performed remotely if needed

DISCLAIMER

The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of  work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be  interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications  required of employees to this job. The omission of specific statements statements of duties does  not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position. 


Please apply by completing the application form, which includes uploading a current resume and cover letter.

APPLY

DIVISION/DEPARTMENT: Academic Affairs, Graduate and Post-Bacc Studies

WORK PERIOD: Fall 2022 and Spring 2023

GENERAL SUMMARY

Graduate and Post-Bacc Studies is seeking a current Agnes Scott graduate student to assist with admission outreach and marketing. With a focus on graduate student recruitment and engagement, you will work directly with Graduate Admission as an ambassador for the graduate programs.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Include but are not limited to:

  • Enhance ongoing recruitment email campaigns by creating new content and editing existing content.
  • Create and edit marketing materials, such as brochures and videos, about graduate and post-bacc programs at Agnes Scott.
  • Communicate Agnes Scott graduate student experience through social media platforms and marketing materials.
  • Represent our graduate programs during admission events (some weekend/evenings), alongside at least one admission staff member.
  • Engage with prospective students individually through the Unibuddy chat platform, via email, or over the phone.
  • Recruit and energize additional graduate student volunteers as needed.

REQUIREMENTS

Education: 

  • Must be an incoming or current Agnes Scott graduate student
  • Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA at Agnes Scott or, for incoming students, completed their program(s) in good standing at their previous institutions. 
  • Enrollment in a minimum of 9-credit hours attempted per semester(s) of the assistantship.
  • Graduate Assistantship grants or employment cannot be deferred.
  • Students may not work more than 19 hours a week on the assistantship.
  • A graduate assistant may not be employed in any another position on the Agnes Scott campus nor can they hold two assistantship positions in one semester
  • International students will have additional steps to complete to be hired.
  • Eligibility for assistantships and grant support expires when a student graduates, withdraws, is not enrolled, is terminated, or otherwise becomes ineligible.

Experience: Previous customer-service, content writing, and video production/editing experience preferred.

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITY

Requirements:

  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Ability to work independently and maintain confidentiality of records
  • Enthusiasm for graduate programs at Agnes Scott
  • Comfortable in social settings and working on a team

Other Qualifications:

  • Available to work majority of hours during weekdays between 9 AM - 5 PM
  • Experience working in an admission or recruitment setting preferred, but not required
  • Experience with video editing software, Adobe InDesign, and HTML coding a plus 

DISCLAIMER

The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees to this job. The omission of specific statements statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.


APPLICATION PROCESS

Please apply by completing this application form, which includes uploading a current resume and cover letter.

APPLY

DIVISION/DEPARTMENT: Advancement Communications

WORK PERIOD: Summer 2022 and Fall 2022 

GENERAL SUMMARY:

Assists in the planning, creation and implementation of marketing and communications materials for the division of college advancement, specifically the Office of the Vice President, and the Development and Alumnae Relations departments.

This position supports these functional areas of the division, and works closely and collaboratively with the staff of these divisional offices and departments. In addition, this position maintains collegial relationships with the division of Communications and Marketing to ensure adherence to college brand standards, awareness within College Advancement about key messages, important processes, and effective and efficient usage of shared platforms and tools for the benefit of key advancement audiences.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

Include but not limited to:

  • Collaborates with key division colleagues to support donor giving and alumnae engagement outcomes, and contributes expertise to how communications components can enhance overall division performance.
  • Coordinates with vendors to steward alumnae and donor print communications through the production process, including traffic management, art and data upload, approval, and sample distribution.
  • Designs and executes email solicitations for the annual fund, and engagement emails for alumnae relations, and other advancement departments as needed.
  • Designs, builds and maintains the advancement presence on the college website.
  • Collaborates with division colleagues to create appropriate and engaging social media posts and campaigns.
  • Contributes to division strategy for communications, and initiates the development of communications plans that serve the division.
  • Assists senior director in collecting content for campaigns, e-newsletters and the division’s website presence.
  • Creates collateral as needed to support division programs.
  • Other duties as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • B.A./B.S. or equivalent experience, as relevant to status as a graduate student.
  • 2-4 years of marketing/communications experience in a corporate or organizational setting. Knowledge of fundraising and/or higher education is a plus.
  • Proficiency in MS Office and Google Productivity suites; and experience with key design tools required - InDesign, Abode, Flicker, Canva, Wordpress/Cascade/other CMS. Experience with major social media tools and platforms required (Facebook, IG, LinkedIn, YouTube). Knowledge of video editing, Issuu web publishing, Illustrator, and Prezi desirable.
  • Excellent organizational and project management skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; proven editing and proofing ability.
  • Ability to maintain excellent attention to detail in a fast-paced environment while juggling multiple time-sensitive projects.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently, prioritize work and maintain a high standard of professional courtesy and flexibility.

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITY 

  • Strong organizational skills and record keeping 
  • Communicates effectively with others in the teamwork and works collaboratively
  • Structure time effectively and work independently 
  • Respects and maintains confidentiality in accordance with FERPA 

DISCLAIMER 

The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of  work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be  interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications  required of employees to this job. The omission of specific statements statements of duties does  not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position. 


Please apply by completing the application form, which includes uploading a current resume and cover letter.

APPLY

DIVISION/DEPARTMENT: Biology

WORK PERIOD: Summer 2022, Fall 2022 and Spring 2023

GENERAL SUMMARY
Graduate Studies is seeking a current Agnes Scott graduate student to assist with and teach biology labs.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Include but are not limited to:

  • Assists in the preparation of biology instructional lab materials, including chemical
    solutions, equipment, and supplies.
  • Assists students in the laboratory assignments and experiments for that lab.
  • Assists the professor in assessing the student’s knowledge of the laboratory materials.
  • Stockroom duties include glassware washing, inventory control, safety data sheet
    management, general cleaning, waste management, and other duties as assigned.
KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITY
  • Strong organizational skills and record keeping
  • Communicates effectively with others in the teamwork and works collaboratively
  • Structure time effectively and work independently
  • Respects and maintains confidentiality in accordance with FERPA

DISCLAIMER

The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of  work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be  interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications  required of employees to this job. The omission of specific statements statements of duties does  not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position. 


Please apply by completing the application form, which includes uploading a current resume and cover letter.

APPLY

DIVISION/DEPARTMENT: Chemistry

WORK PERIOD: Fall 2022 and Spring 2023

General Summary: Assist the Chemistry Lab Specialist, or other students/faculty/support staff within the guidelines of federal and state laws, local ordinances and college and department policies and procedures.

Essential Job Functions:

  1. Set up labs per preparations sheets
  2. Prepare solutions for experiments
  3. Perform lab experiments to confirm expected results are attained
  4. Maintain organized laboratory and prep area
  5. Clean glassware and apparatus
  6. Replenish laboratory reagents and supplies
  7. Prepare before and clean up laboratory after for student lab sessions
  8. Assist students during lab
  9. Assist lab instructors as needed

Job Qualifications:

  • Must be work study eligible
  • Keen interest in chemistry

Education: at least one year college chemistry (preferably two years)

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Have good chemistry lab skills with concern for safety. Utilize safety glasses, gloves, and apron as needed
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Flexible and positive attitude
  • Willing to learn new skills/concepts and accept feedback
  • Must wear close toed shoes and pants/skirts that come down to the top of the foot.
  • Must be meticulous, dependable, and able to work independently after training.
  • Must attend mandatory safety meeting at start of semester.
  • Must submit class schedule and hours available to set up schedule.
  • Should be available to work during one of the lab periods for 150L or 220L.
  • No weekend lab work, but there is the potential for work during a night lab session.
  • Must be willing to do a complete inventory of chemical storeroom and all labs.
  • Must have schedule that meets the department needs

Requirements:

  • Must be an incoming or current Agnes Scott graduate student
  • Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA at Agnes Scott or, for incoming students, completed their program(s) in good standing at their previous institutions.
  • Enrollment in a minimum of 9-credit hours attempted per semester of the assistantship.
  • Graduate Assistantship grants or employment cannot be deferred.
  • Students may not work more than 19 hours a week on the assistantship.
  • A graduate assistant may not be employed in any another position on the Agnes Scott campus nor can they hold two assistantship positions in one semester
  • International students will have additional steps to complete to be hired.
  • Eligibility for assistantships and grant support expires when a student graduates, withdraws, is not enrolled, is terminated, or otherwise becomes ineligible.

DISCLAIMER

The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of  work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be  interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications  required of employees to this job. The omission of specific statements statements of duties does  not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position. 


Please apply by completing the application form, which includes uploading a current resume and cover letter.

APPLY

DIVISION/DEPARTMENT: Physics 

GENERAL SUMMARY
Graduate Studies is seeking a current Agnes Scott graduate student to assist with physics laboratory assessments. This will involve norming and applying grading rubrics with a focus on introductory physics topics. Occasional assistance with miscellaneous lab duties may occur as the candidate’s schedule allows.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Include but are not limited to:

  • Working with instructors to norm grading rubrics
  • Applying grading rubrics to assess student laboratory performance
  • Assisting with lab needs and logistics as required
  • Other duties as assigned based on the specific strengths of the candidate

REQUIREMENTS

  • Graduate assistants must have completed the equivalent of Physics 102 and 103 (algebra based introductory physics) with labs.
  • Previous experience working with numerical data
  • Preferred lab experience in any capacity
KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITY
  • Previous advanced physics experience preferred
  • Commitment to supporting an inclusive learning environment
  • Strong Organizational skills and record keeping
  • Communicates effectively with others in the teamwork and works collaboratively
  • Structure time effectively and work independently
  • Respects and maintains confidentiality in accordance with FERPA
  • Work will be conducted in person with flexible scheduling and regular communication with the instructor

DISCLAIMER

The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of  work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be  interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications  required of employees to this job. The omission of specific statements statements of duties does  not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position. 


Please apply by completing the application form, which includes uploading a current resume and cover letter.

APPLY

DIVISION/DEPARTMENT: Athletics and Physical Education

WORK PERIOD: Fall 2022

GENERAL SUMMARY
Reporting to the Head Athletic Trainer, the graduate assistant athletic trainer will assist in the administration of the ASC Athletic training program in a manner consistent with the mission of Agnes Scott College and the goals of the Agnes Scott Athletic Department. Responsibilities include assisting the Head Athletic Trainer with the wellness activities of 6 NCAA Division III intercollegiate sports programs including rehabilitation, preventative training, strength and conditioning, game coverage, and programming.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Include but are not limited to:

  • Supports overall athletic training program for Agnes Scott College, including injury prevention programs, injury evaluations, injury management, injury treatment and rehabilitation, educational programs and counseling for student-athletes.
  • Assists planning and operation of the athletic training program.
  • Assist with the coordination of documentation, filing, and maintenance of medical related records.
  • Works cooperatively with the Wellness Center to respond to and address the mental health and medical needs of student athletes.
  • Work with Athletes in Recovery group and attend meetings.
  • Monitor and facilitate strength and conditioning activities for the department.
  • Ensures compliance with all Agnes Scott, conference, and NCAA rules and regulations governing intercollegiate athletics.
  • Participates in designated staff functions including job related in-service training, and division-wide Student Affairs meetings

REQUIREMENTS

Education: Bachelor’s degree in exercise science or other related discipline

  • Must be an incoming or current Agnes Scott graduate student
  • Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA at Agnes Scott or, for incoming students, completed their program(s) in good standing at their previous institutions.
  • Enrollment in a minimum of 9-credit hours attempted per semester(s) of the assistantship.
  • Graduate Assistantship grants or employment cannot be deferred.
  • Students may not work more than 19 hours a week on the assistantship.
  • A graduate assistant may not be employed in any another position on the Agnes Scott campus nor can they hold two assistantship positions in one semester
  • International students will have additional steps to complete to be hired.
  • Eligibility for assistantships and grant support expires when a student graduates, withdraws, is not enrolled, is terminated, or otherwise becomes ineligible.
  • (once the catalog is released in the summer: See the graduate catalog for more details about eligibility and requirements.)

Experience: CPR/First Aid Certification and possession of a valid driver’s license. Previous experience working with athletes is a plus.

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITY

  • Knowledge of sports, athletic training, coaching methods, and NATA/NCAA rules and regulations.
  • Effective interpersonal and communication skills (oral and written).
  • Strong computer skills in a Windows-based environment (Microsoft: Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint), including at least intermediate level word processing and spreadsheet development.
  • Ability to work with diverse populations, as part of a team, and collaborate with others.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently, to maintain confidentiality.
  • Ability and desire to meet the irregular hours and travel schedule required by the position.

DISCLAIMER

The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of  work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be  interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications  required of employees to this job. The omission of specific statements statements of duties does  not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position. 


Please apply by completing the application form, which includes uploading a current resume and cover letter.

APPLY

Partner Opportunities:

The Social Impact Graduate Assistantship is a signature program that offers funding for up to (5) enrolled Social Innovation master’s students who are engaged in meaningful internships aligned with the program’s overall goals - making an impact to affect positive change by building solutions.

The Social Impact Graduate Assistantship is available through an application process submitted the semester before the internship engagement. Students awarded this assistantship will receive a partial tuition waiver and an award up to $1,000 for one semester while serving in their internship.

Assistantship Award:

  • Social Impact Award: $1,000 distributed one week after the last day to withdraw from a class
  • Social Impact Partial Tuition Waiver: $400/credit hour enrolled for semester of internship

Eligibility:

  • Current graduate student enrolled in the Master of Arts in Social Innovation program
  • Student must be in good academic and financial standing 
  • Minimum program GPA of 3.0 
  • Internship must be within a position connected to the learning outcomes of the Social Innovation program
  • Internships provide 3.0 credit hours for a minimum of the following hours:
    • Total of 130 hours throughout the semester (ie. 10/hours a week for 13-weeks) 
  • Eligible students receive Social Impact Graduate Assistantship for one semester; multiple awards are not granted to a single student
Application deadlines:

Summer 2022: May 15, 2022
Fall 2022: July 15, 2022
Spring 2023: November 15, 2022

Once selected for an internship by an employer, students must submit the application below and contact us at gradsupport@agnesscott.edu to receive the internship proposal and site verification forms to complete the application process.

APPLY

 

Contact us at gradsupport@agnesscott.edu if you have questions.

Agnes Scott Graduate Studies and the Atlanta Civic Circle have partnered to offer up to two (2) enrolled graduate students an opportunity to receive a partial tuition waiver and gain meaningful work experience aligned with the program’s overall goals - making an impact to affect positive change by building solutions.

The Atlanta Civic Circle Graduate Assistantship is available through an application process submitted the semester before the internship engagement. Students awarded this assistantship will receive a partial tuition waiver for each semester while serving in their internship.

Assistantship Award:

  • Partial Tuition Waiver: $400/credit hour enrolled for semester of internship

Eligibility:

  • Current graduate students enrolled in one of the following graduate programs: Certificate in Writing & Digital Communication, M.A. in Writing & Digital Communication, M.S. in Data Analysis & Communication, or M.A. in Social Innovation program.
  • Student must be in good academic and financial standing 
  • Minimum program GPA of 3.0 
  • During the summer semester, maintain a minimum of 6 credit hours
  • Internships provide 3.0 credit hours for a minimum of the following hours:
    • Total of 130 hours throughout the semester (ie. 10/hours a week for 13-weeks) 
  • Eligible students can receive the Atlanta Civic Circle Graduate Assistantship for up to two semesters, earning 6-credit hours
  • If selected for an internship by the Atlanta Civic Circle, students must contact us at gradsupport@agnesscott.edu to receive the internship proposal and site verification forms to complete the application process.
Application deadlines:

Summer 2022: May 15, 2022
Fall 2022: August 15, 2022
Spring 2023: December 15, 2022

Please apply by completing the application form, which includes uploading a current resume and cover letter.

APPLY 

Eligibility & Requirements

  • For consideration at the time of admission, applicants must have a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA and completed their program(s) in good standing at their previous institutions. 
  • Current graduate students must maintain good academic standing, with a minimum 3.0 GPA.
  •  A graduate assistant may not be employed in any another position on the Agnes Scott campus nor can they hold two assistantship positions in one semester.
  • International students will have additional steps to complete to be hired as a GA.
  • GAs must enroll in a minimum of 9 attempted semester hours for each fall or spring semester of their assistantship.
    • Students completing a graduate assistantships during the summer semester must maintain a minimum of 6 credit hours.
  • Graduate Assistantship grants or employment cannot be deferred.
  • Graduate students will work with the assigned project supervisor for 10-15 hours per week for the time period indicated on the contract based on assignment, and may not work more than 19 hours a week.

Contact us at gradsupport@agnesscott.edu if you have any questions about the graduate assistantship application process.

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