University of Southern Indiana

Graduate Assistantships

Graduate Assistantship Opportunities

To apply for a Graduate Assistantship, complete a Graduate Assistantship application and submit an updated resume.

Please contact the office listed below, if interested in their Graduate Assistantship position.

Tuition waiver and hourly rate is determined by the program or department.

Click the links below for a description of the graduate assistant opportunities.


Pott College of Science, Engineering, and Education

Posted on 12/15/2017

Administrative/Research Support: Assist with preparation of our re-accreditation visit, scheduling, and assisting in classrooms. Primary duties include:

  • preparation for our re-accreditation visit
  • Examine the staff schedule and identify manners to make it more efficient
  • Assist in classrooms as needed

Periodic duties include:

  • Additional duties may be assigned as needed int he Pott College, Teacher Education and/or the Children's Learning Center.

Applicant must currently be working towards a graduate degree at USI.

Skills|Knowledge|Abilities: Knowledge of or the ability to become familiar with NAEYC criteria for accreditation. Ability to navigate and demonstrate use of technology for electronic portfolio system. Skill in proofreading and editing, communicating effectively and working collaboratively with both adults and children. Staffing requirements must be met.

Appointment Start Date: A.S.A.P.

For more information, please contact .

English/Writers' Room

Posted on 12/15/2017

Administrative/Research Support: Provide feedback and assistance to other graduate students on their writing projects.

  • work one-on-one with graduate student writers, offering feedback and assistance at any stage of the writing process;
  • will use the graduate students' responses to writing assignments to help them learn about their writing processes and become stronger, more self-sufficient writers, and;
  • will involve graduate students in activities for generating ideas, conducting research, drafting, revising, editing and following formatting guidelines that the students can replicate on their own.

Periodic duties include:

  • develop online tutorials for graduate students that will be archived online for future use;
  • conduct workshops designed specifically to improve the academic success of USI graduate student writers, and;
  • work with undergraduate student writers in the same capacities as described above, when and if no graduate student writers are waiting for help with their work.

Applicant must currently be working towards a graduate degree at USI. Bachelor's degree in English and successful completion of, or concurrent enrollment in ENG 646: Teaching Composition are preferred. Previous tutorial and/or teaching experience preferred, but not required. 

Skills|Knowledge|Abilities: Excellent interpersonal, communication and writing skills.

Appointment Start Date: January 1, 2018

For more information, please contact .

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