Graduate Assistant - Information Technology, Data Science & Cybersecurity

Aug 23, 2018
Sep 26, 2018
Full Time


The School of Business and Technology (SBT) invites Marymount graduate students enrolled in the university’s M.S. programs in Information Technology Data Science, or Cybersecurity to apply for a 1/3 Graduate Assistantship position.

Three positions are available for the 2018 – 2019 academic year.

A 1/3 Graduate Assistantship works 7 hours per week and receives 3 graduate credits each semester of the assistantship. No additional stipend is given.
Responsibilities include:
• Providing supplemental support for SBT graduate students in areas such as quantitative analysis, academic writing, and APA-formatted research (30%)
• Providing support to teaching faculty, including proctoring exams and managing materials on Canvas, etc. (20%)
• Planning and administering academic events for the Cyber Center (15%)
• Creating and maintaining the Cyber Center Canvas site and other academic resources (10%)
• Assisting in research and development projects (35%)

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.
• Strong background in quantitative skills (including advanced use of MS-Excel) in a business environment
• 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

Please fill out the online application and attach a current CV and a cover letter addressing your interest and qualifications for the position.

Application materials must be received by

Open Until Filled Yes

University Profile

Marymount is a comprehensive Catholic university that emphasizes the liberal arts, career preparation, and personal and professional development. Consistently rated #1 or 2 among regional universities in the South for its diverse student body , Marymount serves nearly 4,000 undergraduate and graduate students. The university’s location in suburban Arlington, Virginia, offers easy access to the rich resources and international, cultural, and ethnic diversity of the nation’s capital. Marymount University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer.

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