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Department Name and Location - College of Business-Dean's Office

% of Time - 50%

Job Description -

The Graduate Assistant will provide assistance to staff of College of Business.  Typical responsibilities will include:

  • planning and working events
  • answering phones and setting up appointments
  • data entry
  • corresponding with students, faculty, and alumni

Qualifications -

  • Graduate student at SIU (preferably in the MBA or MAcc program)
  • Working knowledge of computers and proficient in Microsoft Office software.
  • Must be self-starter with excellent written and verbal skills.
  • Must be energetic and hard working.
  • Must have excellent time management and organizational skills.
  • Must have attention to details.

Time Period of Position - To begin Spring 2016

How to Apply - NO WALK-INS OR PHONE CALLS PLEASE.  Forward a letter of interest, a current resume, and the names, addresses and phone numbers of three references to: or

College of Business, Mail Code 4619
Attn: Heather Willis
Southern Illinois University
1025 Lincoln Drive
Carbondale, IL 62901

Deadline to Apply - December 4, 2015

Number of Positions - 1

Department Name and Location - Disability Support Services

% of Time - 50%

Job Description -

  1. Meets individually with students with disabilities to discuss learning strategies, time management solutions, organizational skills, and other academic related issues.
  2. Program Assessment using professional standards.
  3. Coordinate and support committee work.
  4. Some provision of direct services particularly test proctoring at midterms and finals.
  5. Program research.
  6. Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications - Accepted into a human services or administration-related graduate program such as Social Work, Rehabilitation, Health Care Management or Counseling Psychology.  Must have good writing skills and the ability to compose professional reports and documents.  Good verbal communication skills.  Experience working with persons with disabilities is preferred.  Must be a good independent problem solver as verified by former faculty or employers. 

Time Period of Position - Beginning Spring 2016 through the end of Spring 2016

How to Apply - Submit cover letter, resume, and unofficial copy of transcripts to

or by mail to:

Disability Support SErvices
Southern Illinois University
900 S. Normal AVe
Woody Hall B104
MC 4705
Carbondale, IL 62901


Deadline to Apply - December 5, 2015

Number of Positions - 1

Department Name and Location - Information Technology - Computer Learning Centers.  Faner 1025, ASA 11, Rehn 21 & Wham 210

% of Time - 50%

Job Description - Graduate Assistants/Shift Supervisors in the Computer Learning Centers will act as shift supervisors in charge of lab operations, supervising student workers and additionally provide technical and practical assistance to the student, staff and faculty customers of the Computer Learning Centers.

Qualifications - Minimum:  Admission to Graduate School and a degree program, good management skills, self-motivation, willingness to take charge and give orders, good working knowledge of microcomputers and broad understanding of network environments, excellent written and verbal communication skills, strong people skills.  Preferred qualifications:  Management, supervisory, and customer service experience.

Time Period of Position - Jan 11, 2016 - May 13, 2016

How to Apply - Submit:  Resume with cover letter, unofficial transcript(s), and names and phone numbers of three (3) references.  

Computer Learning Center 1
Faner 1025
MC 4532
Southern Illinois University Carbondale
Carbondale, IL 62901

or email

Deadline to Apply - December 3, 2015

Number of Positions - 1

Department Name and Location - WED Graduate Office, 219 Pulliam Hall

% of Time - 50%

Job Description - The Graduate Assistant will perform the following duties in the Graduate Programs Office of the Department of Workforce Education and Development

  • Provide academic advisement to WED master's degree students.
  • Process and file MS.ED student records.
  • Meet with prospective MS.ED students.
  • Review MS.ED academic records and update accordingly.
  • Assist in College Fairs and other marketing/promotion intitiatives.
  • Perform other office/research duties as directed by the Director of WED Graduate Programs.
  • Research careers and job outlook for positions in HR/HRD/Adult Education and other related areas.

Qualifications - Must have an earned Master's Degree. Must be enrolled in a doctoral program (WED PhD preferred).  Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills.  Must be proficient using MS Office software. 

Time Period of Position - Spring 2016 renewable contigent on funding and job performance.

How to Apply - The application is on our website at  Please complete the application and send it via email to

Deadline to Apply - November 30, 2015

Number of Positions - 1

Department Name and Location University College, Student Services 375

% of Time - 50%

Job Description - The graduate student works under the supervision of the Dean of University College (UC) and works collaboratively with the University College directors, administrative assistants, graduate assistants, and student employees.  The graduate assistant must be self-motivated, dependable, and able to adapt to and thrive in a fast-paced and evolving work environment.  Responsibilities include audits and maintenance of all UC websites , research for the Dean and others in UC, etc.  Additional responsibilities will be assigned as needed.

Qualifications - A Bachelors or Master's degree in information systems technologies, marketing, advertising/integrated marketing communications, public relations, college student personnel or related field.  Experience in website maintenance, marketing communications, and/or event coordination, as well as evidence of strong oral and written skills is a plus.  Student must be enthusiastic, organized, responsible, and able to work with both a team and independently.  Specific office skills include experience with Microsoft Office, Cascade Server, (SIU's website content management system), and social media platforms, as well as experience with office machines such as copier/scanner/fax.  The ability to maintain confidentiality is mandatory.

Time Period of Position - Fiscal contract starting January 2016/negotiable; 50% (20 hours per week).  Position is renewable contigent on funding and job performance.  Student must be admitted by the Graduate School and enrolled throughout the length of contract. 

How to Apply - Please no phone calls.  Email for an application.  Submit application materials to
University College
1263 Lincoln Drive
Student Services
375, MC 4525
Carbondale, IL 62901

Deadline to Apply - Deadline for applications is by 4:30 pm on Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Number of Positions - 1

Department Name and Location Health Care Management Program, School of Allied Health, College of Applied Sciences and Arts

% of Time - 50%

Job Description -

  • Assist with the coordination of meetings and meeting minutes.  Attend events when asked. 
  • Develop spreadsheets using Excel regarding program assessment or other program needs. 
  • Assist in research for the program and Program Director. 
  • Troubleshoot D2L issues. 
  • Assist with the coordination of program events such as advisory board meetings and/or award ceremonies.  Attend events when requested. 
  • Assist in the development of marketing and updating the program website.
  • Assist with gathering assessment data from program instructors.
  • Communicate with students via email, D2L, in class and social media.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications -

  • Must be admitted into graduate school, be in good academic standing, and take at least 8 credit hours of graduate level courses during the spring semester in order to be considered for this position.
  • Have good organizational, oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently with excellent time management and project prioritization skills.
  • Energetic and self-motivated.
  • Knowledge of Excel, D2L, and social media outlets.
  • Capabel of professionally interacting with exectutives, faculty and students.

Time Period of Position - 1/1-5/15/16

How to Apply - send email to

Deadline to Apply - 11/12/2015

Number of Positions - 1

Department Name and Location - Intercollegiate Athletics, Boydston Center  

% of Time - 50%

Job Description - Primary responsibilities will be providing athletic training services for an assigned sport intercollegiate sport at Southern Illinois University Carbondale including travel.  Assist with day-to-day operation of athletic training room. Assist with inventory and other administrative duties.

Position is a one year appointment renewable for 2nd year.  This is a year-round appointment with various start dates.  

Qualifications - The successful candidate will be NATABOC-certified or eligible, IL licensed or eligible.  Applicants must secure admission to one of the graduate programs offered by the Graduate School at SIU Carbondale prior to start date.

Time Period of Position - Position is a one year appointment renewable for 2nd year.

How to Apply - Send letter of interest, resume, unofficial transcripts, and 3 references to:

Kristen Trotter, ATC
Interim Ass't AD- Sports Medicine
Lingle Hall
Carbondale, IL 62901-66201

Deadline to Apply - May 31, 2015 or until positions are filled.

Number of Positions - Multiple

Department Name and Location - Athletics/Women's Basketball

% of Time - 50%

Job Description - Southern Illinois University – Carbondale, a Division I institution and a member of the Missouri Valley Conference, is seeking applicants for a graduate assistant to join the women’s basketball staff.  Job responsibilities include assisting the head coach and staff in day to day operations and organizational tasks.  Specific duties and responsibilities may include but not limited to:  film upload/downloads in compliance with Missouri Valley rules and regulations, coordination and coaching of summer camps and clinics, oversight of managers and/or practice players, coordination of visiting teams, practice statistics and analysis, implementation of pre-practice and pre-game warm up routine.  

Qualifications  - Bachelor’s Degree and admittance into one of the Master’s programs offered by Southern Illinois University. Collegiate basketball playing experience preferred.  Strong communication and organizational skills, computer skills (Excel, Word, and various basketball specific video editing software) 

Time Period of Position - Position is a one year appointment renewable for 2nd year

How to Apply - Send letter of interest, resume, unofficial transcripts, and 3 references to:

Andrea Gorski
Associate Head Women’s Basketball Coach
185 Donald Boydston Center
Mail Code 6620
Carbondale, IL 62901
Or via email to:
Andrea Gorski: and Cindy Stein:

Deadline to Apply - May 31, 2015 or until position is filled 

Number of Positions - 1

Department Name and Location - Intercollegiate Athletics: Strength and Conditioning

% of Time - 50%

Job Description - Design and implementation of strength and conditioning programs for teams as assigned by the Head Strength & Conditioning Coach.  Applicant must exhibit ability to instruct, supervise and demonstrate associated exercises in a Weightlifting based training environment.  Successful candidate must display competency to coordinate with Head Strength & Conditioning Coach and Athletic Trainers regarding certain biomechanical assessments as well as implementation of the return to play protocols for athletes returning from injury.  Includes additional duties assigned by the Head Strength & Conditioning Coach.

Qualifications  - Bachelor’s Degree required, preferably in related field.  Acceptance into SIUC Graduate School; Must maintain a full-time course load per semester in chosen academic field;  Must be certified (or have made preparations to be certified) by the National Strength & Conditioning Association, Collegiate Strength & Conditioning Coaches Association, or USA Weightlifting;  Preferred experience as a collegiate athlete, or no less than one academic year of undergraduate/postgraduate internship experience at the collegiate level;  Evidence of sound organizational skills; Ability to interact effectively with student-athletes, colleagues, and the public.

Time Period of Position - A one year 12-month appointment, renewable for a 2nd year.

How to Apply - Electronically submit letter of interest, resume, contact information for three professional references, to: Clete McLeod, Head Strength & Conditioning Coach, SIUC.  Email:

Deadline to Apply - June 12, 2015 or until the position is filled.

Number of Positions - 1