School of Nursing
Position: FWS Graduate Assistant for the School of Nursing.
Starting Date: Immediate.
Minimum Qualifications: Degree-seeking graduate student in a related discipline to Nursing to provide support to the School of Nursing Faculty, Admissions and Program Coordinators. 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 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.
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.
Duties: Graduate Assistant will be responsible for assisting nursing faculty members with various professional and technical duties. The Graduate Assistant will provide support to faculty for large lecture classes, proctoring of exams, photocopying etc. The Graduate Assistant will assist with the preparation of course and program materials. The Graduate Assistant may provide assistance with small group instruction or programmatic information sessions. The Graduate Assistant will assist faculty with programmatic support such as the applicant admission process. This will involve the evaluation of student’s prior work. Will be responsible for accurately tracking and responding to inquiries on GPA calculation, official transcript(s) logging, letters of recommendation completion, pre-requisite class approval. Graduate Assistant will provide material required for the School of Nursing graduate fairs for the School of Nursing admission coordinator. Will be interacting with university faculty and staff at all levels.
Salary Range: Current Graduate Assistant rate for an average of 20 hours per week.
The University: California State University, Los Angeles, a comprehensive urban university and one of 23 campuses that comprise The California State University system, offers programs in more than 50 academic and professional fields. The campus is located at the eastern edge of Los Angeles, adjacent to the western San Gabriel Valley, with more than 22,000 full and part-time students reflecting the rich, ethnic diversity of the area. The University is committed to student-centered learning, free scholarly inquiry and academic excellence.
Required Documentation: Standard documentation includes: letter of application, curriculum vita, three letters of recommendation and the University’s Application for Academic Employment form. http://www.calstatela.edu/univ/hrm/docs/forms/Empl_applic_academic.pdf
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.
Application Deadline: October 1, 2011
Application: Address applications, required documentation and/or requests for information to:
Cynthia B. Hughes, Director
(School of Nursing)
California State University, Los Angeles
5151 State University Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90032
Exceptions to minimum qualifications may be granted at the sole discretion of the hiring department/authority.
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.
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.
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/TITLE IX EMPLOYER
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.