Graduate Assistant - Information Technology & Cybersecurity

Jun 23, 2017
Jul 28, 2017
Other, Science
Full Time


The School of Business Administration invites Marymount graduate students enrolled in the university’s M.S. programs in Information Technology or Cybersecurity to apply for a 2/3 Graduate Assistantship position.

Two positions are available for the 2017 – 2018 academic year.

A 2/3 Graduate Assistantship works 14 hours per week and receives 6 graduate credits each semester of the assistantship. No additional stipend is given.

Responsibilities include:
• Assisting in research and development projects (35%)
• Providing support to teaching faculty, including proctoring exams and managing materials on Canvas, etc. (30%)
• Creating and maintaining the Cyber Center Canvas site and other academic resources (25%)
• Planning and administering academic events for the Cyber Center (10%)

Minimum Qualifications

To be eligible for a Graduate Assistantship, a student must:
1- Be accepted into Marymount as a graduate student
2- Have applied to or be registered in at least 6 credits in the Graduate Programs in Information Technology or Cybersecurity during any semester in which you are awarded a GA position
3- For current students, graduate GPA must be at least 3.0. For entering graduate students, undergraduate GPA must be at least 3.0.

Preferred Qualifications

• Strong skills in research, writing, and interpersonal communication
• Initiative and ability to work independently, including creative problem solving
• Familiarity with technologies commonly used for educational purposes, such as Canvas, Google Sites, Microsoft Office, etc.
• Ability and interest in learning to use new computer applications
• Familiarity with social media, web design, and/or image and video editing software is highly desirable but not required
• Teaching experience is highly desirable but not required

Special Notes to Applicants

Two positions are available for the 2017 – 2018 academic year.

Please fill out the online application and attach a resume, a list of 3 references along with relevant contact information and a cover letter addressing your interest and qualifications for the position.

Application materials must be received by 08/18/2017

Open Until Filled No

University Profile

Marymount is a comprehensive Catholic university that emphasizes the liberal arts, career preparation, and personal and professional development. A diverse and welcoming learning community, Marymount serves nearly 4,000 undergraduate and graduate students. The university’s location in suburban Arlington, Virginia, offers easy access to the rich resources of the nation’s capital. Marymount University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer.

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