University of Southern Indiana

Graduate Assistantships

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.


Graduate Studies

Posted on 05/15/2018

Administrative/Research Support: Assist the Director of Graduate Studies with research and special projects. Assist the Graduate Marketing and Recruitment Coordinator with marketing/communication projects.

Primary duties include:

  • Collect and sort data for regular marketing activities
  • Assist director with research
  • Campus tours to prospective Graduate Students
  • Email communication to prospective Graduate Students
  • Other duties as assigned

Periodic duties include:

  • Research
  • Special Events
  • Graduate School and Career Expos
  • Social Media Analytics

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

Skills|Knowledge|Abilities: Candidate preferred to have related studies in data analysis and skills including:

  • Microsoft Office Suite (including Excel)
  • Strong interpersonal and communication
  • Data collection and analysis. 

Appointment Start Date: Fall 2018

For more information, please contact .

Human Resources

Posted on 08/22/2018

Administrative/Research Support: Assist Benefit Team in calculating, entering and verifying data for benefits for each payroll. Coordinating activities to prepare for events, orientation, workshops and wellness fair.

Primary duties include:

  • Non-Exempt and Exempt Benefit calculations and entry into Banner for each payroll
  • Maintain folders for Orientation
  • Confirm eligibility and process Fee Waiver Applications
  • Confirm eligibility and process Time to Get Fit Applications
  • Filing as needed after each payroll

Periodic duties include:

  • BLS Monthly Report
  • Create Benefit Review folders
  • Assist with social media and website maintenance for events
  • Monthly enrollment report for TIAA & LTD Letters
  • Assist with strategic planning of events and event preparation (Wellness Fair, Retirement Workshops, etc.)

Applicant must currently be working towards a graduate degree at USI. General office experience or data entry a plus.

Skills|Knowledge|Abilities: Candidate preferred to have related studies in data analytics and skills including:

  • Microsoft Office Suite (including Excel)
  • Strong interpersonal and communication
  • Data collection and analysis. 

Appointment Start Date: August 2018

For more information, please contact .

Library Services

Posted on 06/19/2018

Administrative/Research Support: To provide information and research assistance to students, faculty, and staff, while supporting the work of the reference librarians by creating or updating online research guides, assisting with outreach projects, or performing statistical analysis. 

Primary duties include:

  • Monitor the generic departmental email account
  • Consult with teaching librarians to schedule classes
  • Communicate with faculty members in a timely and professional manner
  • Prepare and post teaching lab schedules
  • Monitor handouts and worksheets, ordering more as needed
  • Keep statistics and perform analyses for annual reporting L3
  • Provide building tours for USI community members or visitors and provide introductory information sessions 

Periodic duties include:

  • Compile monthly or annual statistics
  • Assist librarians with special projects 

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

Skills|Knowledge|Abilities: Candidate must have customer service skills and prior library experience is a plus.

  • Skills: Information search (print or online)
  • Knowledge: Academic library databases, including discovery tools, Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, and/or Publisher)

Appointment Start Date: Fall 2018

For more information, please contact .

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