Position: Graduate Assistant
Department: School of Communication
Term of appointment: One-year assignment, renewable for second year, beginning with the fall 2015 semester. Assignment is 8 months, late August until early May.
Salary: $6,400 ($3,200 per semester) annual stipend plus fully paid tuition and fees.
Requirements: Undergraduate degree in journalism, mass communication, media studies, or similar degree. Professional and/or student media experience in journalism or mass communication field preferred. Applicants for this assistantship must already have been admitted into the M.A. program and must commit to enroll in a minimum of nine (9) credits per semester. The application processes for the graduate program and graduate assistantships are separate.
Primary duties: Graduate assistant will support areas that will include helping the School of Communication graduate program director, faculty chair and the School’s outreach coordinator. Duties will include assisting the graduate program with outreach, marketing and administration; creating and implementing outreach and public relations campaigns and initiatives for the school, and assisting staff members and faculty in recruiting, retention and event planning and implementation. Work 20 hours per week except during vacations and holidays.
Qualified applicants should submit, by March 27, 2015, by mail or email a letter of application, resume, and names and contact information for at least three references to:
Dr. Steven Hallock, Graduate Program Director
School of Communication
Point Park University
Wood Street & Boulevard of the Allies
Pittsburgh, PA 15222-1984
Applications will be accepted until position is filled, but the successful applicant should be notified by May 1, 2015.
Point Park University is an equal opportunity employer.