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Graduate Assistant for Criminal Justice Administration Program

Position Description

Graduate Assistant for the Criminal Justice Administration Program

Reports to

Gregory Rogers, Chair Department of Criminal Justice and Intelligence Studies, School of Arts and Sciences - determines project assignment, scope of work, meetings, and project deadlines; Acts as liaison for the CJIS Advisory Board, assists full time and part time professors in the preparation for course work, proctors exams, maintains the bulletin boards and assists the Director of Criminal Justice Programs and the Forensic Science Program. 

Lorelei E. Stein, Ph.D., Director, Criminal Justice Administration Program - provides the Graduate Assistant with guidance, oversight, and support for all aspects of projects undertaken.

Time Requirement

20 hours per week; schedule to be determined by the Chair, CJIS and the Director, Criminal Justice Administration Program in conjunction with the Graduate Assistant.

Stipend/Benefits

$800 per month for 12 months

Graduate tuition remission as determined by the University's policy for graduate assistants.

Qualifications

  • Currently enrolled as a Point Park University graduate student, in Criminal Justice Administration.
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal, communication, computer and research skills.
  • 3.0 GPA in undergraduate major
  • 3.0 GPA overall in undergraduate education
  • Resume and letter to Program Director describing  the interest in the assistantship
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Full-time enrollment

Duties/Requirements

  • Conduct research using a variety of sources (Internet sources/databases, and documents) to prepare written documents as determined by the particular project
  • Maintains professional conduct at all times.
  • Meets all established deadlines, attends all meetings, and maintains timely communication with the Chair/CJIS and the Director Criminal Justice Administration program.
  • Coordinates the meetings of the CJIS Advisory Board.
  • Maintains the academic standing (3.0 GPA) required for graduate students enrolled at Point Park University.

Deadline for applications

July 9, 2010

Interested Students should submit a resume, cover letter describing their interest in the assistantship and two letters of recommendation to:

Lorelei E Stein, Ph.D
Director, Criminal Justice Administration
School of Arts and Sciences
Point Park University
201 Wood Street
Pittsburgh, Pa 15222
Program Director
412-392-3858
lstein@pointpark.edu