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Assistantship Clearinghouse

The Assistantship Clearinghouse lists assistantships available to graduate students at the University. Units wishing to post available assistantships may use the Assistantship Posting Form.
Graduate School of Library and Information Science Graduate Assistantship - 25% percent

Provide support for the GSLIS K-12 LIS Licensure program.

The GSLIS K-12 Library Information Specialist licensure program, which was approved by the Illinois State Board of Education in 2001, provides students with the coursework and experience necessary to work as a school library media specialist at levels K-12 in the state of Illinois. Program requirements include library and information science coursework, education coursework, practicum, student teaching, an electronic portfolio, and completion of Illinois standardized licensure tests. Both on-campus and LEEP students are enrolled in the program. For further information, see http://www.lis.illinois.edu/academics/programs/k12.  The program is coordinated by the K-12 Library Information Specialist Licensure Program Coordinator, a full-time academic professional position.

Graduate College Research Assistantship - 33 percent

The Graduate College Educational Equity Programs (EEP) office coordinates programs aimed at recruiting and retaining populations underrepresented at the graduate level at Illinois. The Summer Pre-Doctoral Institute (SPI) is designed for Ph.D. seeking graduate students who have already been accepted into programs at Illinois. SPI Fellows have the opportunity to begin early research projects with a Faculty Mentor or research advisor over the summer, and to take part in workshops designed to help them successfully navigate the graduate school experience. The EEP office is seeking advanced level graduate students to serve as Research Group Leaders:

 

  • Research Group Leader (RGL): responsible for guiding a research group consisting of approximately ten SPI Fellows through their summer research project development, writing, and oral presentations. The primary objective of the RGL is to provide SPI Fellows with a thorough understanding of the graduate school experience, culture, and requirements.

 

For a complete description of this position, please see Online Application and Job Descriptions.

Department of Sociology -- Undergraduate Advising Office Graduate Assistantship - 50% percent

The Department of Sociology seeks applications for the position of Undergraduate Academic Advisor/ Graduate Assistant.  We advise approximately 300 undergraduate majors and minors in the Department of Sociology.  Under the direction of the Director of Undergraduate Studies, the advisor will advise students on Sociology requirements, College of LAS requirements, course selection, and post-graduation plans.  The advisor will assist with the planning and execution of Sociology Advising Events and recruitment efforts.  

Department of Communication Teaching Assistantship - 50% percent

One or more teaching assistants at the 50% level to teach 2 sections of CMN 101: Public Speaking for Fall 2015- Spring 2016. Employment for both semesters is contingent on enrollment and fulfillment of position responsibilities.

Department of Communication Teaching Assistantship - 50% percent

One or more teaching assistants at the 50% level to teach 2 sections of CMN 1111/112: Written and Oral Communication, a yearlong Comp1/Public Speaking course for Fall 2015- Spring 2016. Employment for both semesters is contingent on enrollment and fulfillment of position responsibilities.

McKinley Health Center - Pre-professional Graduate Assistantship - 25% percent

The Health Education Unit is part of McKinley Health Center; the unit provides a wide variety of wellness promotion and health education programs and services to students at Illinois.  A team of health educators within the Health Education Unit work together to promote a campus environment which enhances the quality of life for student’s at Illinois.

 

The sexual health PGA will assist the Sexual Health Educator with a variety of areas concerning sexual health services and programs. The individuals most suitable for this position must be willing to present sexual health workshops; assist with program planning, implementation and evaluation; and have an interest in the field of health promotion as it relates to sexual health.

McKinley Health Center Pre-professional Graduate Assistantship - 25% percent

The Health Education Unit is part of McKinley Health Center; the unit provides a wide variety of wellness promotion and health education programs and services to students at UIUC.  A team of health educators, within the Health Education Unit, work together to promote a campus environment, which enhances the quality of life for student’s at the U of I.

The individuals most suitable for this position must be good with organizing workshops, outreach programs, health fairs, program planning, implementation and evaluation.

Pre-professional Graduate Assistantship - 25% percent

The Health Education Unit is part of McKinley Health Center; the unit provides a wide variety of wellness promotion and health education programs and services to students at UIUC.  A team of health educators, within the Health Education Unit, work together to promote a campus environment, which enhances the quality of life for student’s at the U of I.

 

The stress management PGA will assist the Wellness Promotion Specialist /Stress Management Coordinator with a variety of areas concerning stress management services and programs.

McKinley Health Center Pre-professional Graduate Assistantship - 50% percent

The Health Education Unit is part of McKinley Health Center; the unit provides a wide variety of wellness promotion and health education programs and services to students at UIUC.  A team of health educators, within the Health Education Unit, work together to promote a campus environment, which enhances the quality of life for student’s at the U of I.

The individuals most suitable for this position must be good with organizing workshops, outreach programs, health fairs, program planning, implementation and evaluation.

McKinley Health Center Pre-professional Graduate Assistantship - 25% percent

The Health Education Unit is part of McKinley Health Center; the unit provides a wide variety of wellness promotion and health education programs and services to students at U of I.  A team of health educators, within the Health Education Unit, work together to promote a campus environment, which enhances the quality of life for student’s at the U of I.

 

We are currently looking for a pre-professional graduate assistant for the Health Education Unit at McKinley Health Center.  We are specifically looking for a graduate assistant for the Health Education – Generalist.  This position is a 25% appointment.  The individuals most suitable for this position must be good with organizing workshops, outreach programs, health fairs, program planning, implementation and evaluation.

CyberGIS Center for Advanced Digital and Spatial Studies Graduate Assistantship - 50% percent

This position plays a major role in the development and maintenance of the Resource Management Mapping Service Web application (http://rmms.illinois.edu). This application contains customized geospatial tools, reports, and data integration from heterogeneous sources. Published REST data services and geoprocessing tools are also integrated. .Net proxy is used for accessing resources secured with token based authentication.

Work will primarily be conducted using ESRI software on a windows-based environment.

Some travel to demonstrate the Web application to groups of public users may be involved.

 

Additional Information: 

Funding is provided under a contract with the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (IEPA). The workload is dynamic. As such this position requires meeting short term demands and longer term deadlines. Applicants should be skilled at self-learning from multiple resources. Because we work closely with ESRI support staff as needed, the applicant should be able to describe procedures and problems clearly in writing and on phone consults.

This position could be a graduate student research assistantship or an academic hourly position.

Interviews will be conducted until the position is filled.

Center for Children's Books Pre-professional Graduate Assistantship - 50% (20 hours weekly) percent

The Center for Children’s Books (CCB) seeks a graduate assistant who, working jointly with another GA, will be responsible for managing daily operations in the Center’s 20,000-volume youth literature reference library. 

Office of Inclusion and Intercultural Relations (OIIR), Office of the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Graduate Assistantship - 50% percent

The graduate assistant will work with the Student Cultural Programming Fee to manage and facilitate the allocation of this fee. To this end, the graduate assistant will work with the SCPF Staff Advisor(s) to schedule and coordinate monthly allocation hearings, train and maintain the SCPF Funding Board, and organize application and reimbursement paperwork.  In addition, the graduate assistant may have opportunities to work with larger initiatives within OIIR and the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs, including assessment coordination. This position does require working some late evenings. 

Minority Student Affairs Graduate Assistantship - 50% percent

This position is looking for a current graduate student. The position is responsible for providing high quality and attractive graphic design solutions that promote and shape the student-centered image and brand of the department consistent with institutional graphic and imaging guidelines. The position is critical to the department as we seek graphic and branding solutions to enhance our presence and image on and off campus to attract targeted students to services. The position will enable us to tell our academic story through branding and print materials. The position also assists with maintaining the website. All positions in the department are responsible for assisting with creating cultures of staff excellence, student excellence, internal and external engagement, and planning and assessment.  The position reports to the Associate Dean/Director or designee.

 

**The department does not offer tuition remission.

Department of Latina/Latino Studies Teaching Assistantship - 25-67% percent

The Department of Latina/Latino Studies is seeking:

  • One grading assistant at the 25% level to assist in grading LLS 242: Intro to Latina/o Literature for Fall 2015.
  • One teaching assistant at the 50% level to teach 2 discussion sections of LLS 100: Intro Latina/o Studies for Fall 2015.
  • One teaching assistant at the 67% level to teach LLS 392: Chicanas & Latinas: Self & Society for Fall 2015.
  • One teaching assistant at the 67% level to teach 3 discussion sections of LLS 100: Intro Latina/o Studies for Spring 2016.
  • One teaching assistant at the 50% level to teach 2 discussion sections of LLS 279 Mexican American History for Spring 2016.