Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Graduate Assistant Position with the Regents BA Program for Fall



Academic Year 2011-2012 

Nature of Program: The Regents BA (RBA) Program is a state-wide program offered at WVU through the Eberly College of Arts and Sciences. This program serves non-traditional students through an innovative program and provides a comprehensive general education without the requirement of a major. The RBA program advices over 300 students per semester with emphasis on individualized program of student to fit the student’s particular needs. RBA students are diverse in age, experience and interests. 

Position Requirements:  The GA position requires helping adult students plan their programs of study, assisting them with registration, updating RBA files and spreadsheets, and contributing to the general operation of the RBA office as needed. 

The assignment requires 20 hours of work per week in the RBA office during regular office hours. Specific times are flexible to accommodate the GA’s classroom schedule as well as the needs of the students. 


·  Enrolled at WVU in a full-time graduate program 2011-12. Preference given to Eberly College of Arts and Sciences students.

·  Excellent communication skills and working with diverse student populations are essential.

·  Ability to work effectively both independently and with supervision

·  Knowledge of WVU’s program offerings and registration system is helpful.

·  Word processing and computer skills are necessary.

·  Ability to create and analyze spreadsheets for student trends and records management is necessary. 

Eligibility: To be eligible for this position, applicants must have been admitted to a full-time graduate program in the Eberly College of Arts and Sciences. If no suitable candidate is found, applicants outside the college will be considered. 

Stipend: $11,200 for nine months plus tuition waiver and basic health insurance. Starting date: August 16, 2011 and runs through May 15, 2012. 

Application: For an application contact the Regents BA Office, 221 Armstrong Hall. Phone: 293-5441.  Interview is required. Priority consideration will be given to applications received by June 29, 2011 and continue until a suitable candidate is found.

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