College of Health & Human Services


School of Nursing

Graduate Assistant for the School of Nursing Clinical Placement Office

Starting Date:


Minimum Qualifications:

Degree-seeking graduate student in a related discipline to Nursing to provide support to the School of Nursing Clinical Placement Office.  Graduate Assistants must be registered in a CSU graduate degree program and must be enrolled in courses towards the completion of that graduate degree during the appointment period.  Applicants should have the ability to relate well to others within the academic environment and demonstrate the ability and/or interest in working in a multiethnic, multicultural environment.  Exceptions to the minimum eligibility qualifications may be granted at the sole discretion of the University.

As a University dedicated to engagement, service and the public good, the successful candidate will be expected to join faculty, staff, students and administrators in a commitment to these purposes.

Preferred Qualifications:

Familiar with the University and Microsoft office applications.

Hiring Criteria:

Baccalaureate degree in a related field.  Excellent communication and organizational skills.  Ability to interact with all levels of staff, students and faculty.  Ability to use Microsoft office applications. Ability to handle qualitative and quantitative data.  Available to work an average of 20 hours per week.


Graduate Assistant will be responsible for assisting the nursing placement office staff with various professional and technical duties.  The Graduate Assistant will provide support to organizing and cataloging the placement databases, photocopying etc.  On occasions the Graduate Assistant will assist with programmatic support such as the applicant admission process and screening student profiles for placement.  This will involve the evaluation of student’s prior work.  Will be responsible for accurately tracking and responding to inquiries of appropriate clinical placement requests.  Will be interacting with university faculty and staff at all levels.


Current Graduate Assistant rate for an average of 20 hours per week.

The University:

California State University, Los Angeles is one of 23 campuses within the California State University system. Founded in 1947, the University is in the city of Los Angeles, adjacent to the San Gabriel Valley, and has more than 23,000 students who reflect the rich ethnic diversity of the area. The University is a federally recognized Hispanic-serving, Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-serving, and Minority-serving institution. Faculty may have the opportunity to establish affiliate status with other academic programs, including the Honors College and ethnic/area studies.

Required Documentation:

Please submit a letter of application, curriculum vita, official transcripts, two letters of recommendation and the University’s Application for Academic Employment form. Employment contingent upon proof of eligibility to work in the United States. Applicants will be notified of their appointment to a position by e-mail and/or telephone.


Address applications, required documentation and/or requests for information to:

Dr. Lorie Judson
Director, School of Nursing
California State University, Los Angeles
5151 State University Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90032
(323) 343-4700

Note: The person holding this position is considered a "mandated reporter" under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

Fingerprinting is required and will be checked by the California Department of Justice and FBI.

In addition to meeting fully its obligations under federal and state law, Cal State LA is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can live, work and learn in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual. To that end, all qualified individuals will receive equal consideration without regard to economic status, race, ethnicity, color, religion, marital status, pregnancy, national origin or cultural background, political views, sex or sexual orientation, gender identification, age, disability, disabled veteran, or Vietnam era veteran status.


Upon request, reasonable accommodation will be provided to individuals with protected disabilities to (a) complete the employment process and (b) perform essential job functions when this does not cause undue hardship.