College of Natural & Social SciencesPosition:
Graduate Assistant for Geographical Information System Lab, Department of Geosciences and Environment
On-going. Positions will be filled as needed for each academic semester.
Degree-seeking graduate student in the Department of Geosciences and Environment to perform computer lab assistance. 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.
A bachelor degree in Geography or related fields, good hands-on computer and GIS skills and knowledgeable on ArcGIS and ENVI software packages.
Appointments as a Graduate Assistant are made based on evidence of academic achievement, potential for academic success and expressed interest in, and availability for, performing the described duties of a Graduate Assistant.
Under the general supervision of the faculty member, the Graduate Assistant will provide assistance to student during the in-class GIS exercise, maintain lab hours and answer students’ questions.
Current Graduate Assistant rate for an average of 20 hours per week.
California State University, Los Angeles (Cal State LA) is one of 23 campuses within the California State University system. The University is the premier comprehensive public university in the heart of Los Angeles. Cal State LA is ranked number one in the U.S. for the upward mobility of its students, and is dedicated to engagement, service, and the public good. We offer nationally recognized programs in science, the arts, business, criminal justice, engineering, nursing, education, ethnic studies, and the humanities. Our faculty have a strong commitment to scholarship, research, creative pursuits, community engagement, and service.
Our 240,000 alumni reflect the City and County’s dynamic mix of populations. The University has one of the most diverse student populations of any college or university in the nation. As a federally recognized Hispanic-Serving Institution, and Asian-American, Native American, and Pacific Islander-Serving Institution, Cal State LA recognizes the transformative power of education and embraces its duty to identify and serve the needs of all of its students. The University is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can live, work and learn in an atmosphere of civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual.
Standard documentation includes: letter of application, curriculum vita, official transcripts, three letters of recommendation and the University’s Application for Academic Employment form. Applicants will be notified of their appointment to a position by e-mail and/or telephone. Employment contingent upon proof of eligibility to work in the United States.
Applications accepted at any time and will be reviewed until the position is filled. Address applications and required documentation (preferably in pdf format) and/or requests for information to:
Geography & Urban Analysis
California State University, Los Angeles
5151 State University Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90032
(323) 343-2229; [email protected]
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.
Beginning January 1, 2022, campuses may not hire or reappoint an Employee to perform CSU-related work outside of California. Requests for exceptions are very limited based on CSU Policy and must have prior written approval from the University President.
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.