Job Title: Graduate Research Assistant for M.Ed. and MSSE Degrees
Listing Created/Updated: 12/10/2014 College: College of Education
Semester/Academic Year: Spring 2015 Dept/Area: Education, Theory and Practice
Hours: 19/Week Stipend: $2500/semester
FTE: Funding: Graduate Studies Office
Tuition: up to $1980/semester  
Contact: Dr. Ken Miller Office: COE 262
Email: Phone: 406-657-2315
Job Description:
A graduate research assistantship is generally a part-time formal appointment. It requires completion of specific duties commensurate with the percentage appointment of 19 hours/week. The appointment is associated with research and requires the following responsibilities: 1. To complete a designed program of research under the supervision of a designated supervisor/major professor; 2. To be able to work on and contribute to collaborative research items; 3. To complete a thesis proposal with appropriate supervisory assistance; 4. To perform the following major duties that include but are not limited to: reading and comprehending reports and other scientific literature; conducting data analysis and computations; harvesting of field and/or laboratory samples; writing research reports based upon data results; and presenting data at conferences, scientific symposiums and professional society meetings with faculty; attending department and accreditation meetings; participating on the COE Student Advisory Board; 5. Other assistance with research duties as assigned by department professors.
Job Qualifications:
*Admitted to MSU Billings' College of Education in an M.Ed. or MSSE program; *Knowledge of COE teacher preparations program; *Strong oral and written communication skills; *Ability to relate to people in a helpful, positive manner; *Analyzes situations and uses problem-solving skills; *Detail oriented and able to handle multiple tasks; *Ability to conduct research specific to the project; *Some knowledge of data collections would be helpful; *Effective organizational skills; *Works efficiently with little supervision; *Self-Motivated and shows initiative; *Develops timeliness and meets deadlines; *Technological capabilities (i.e.web, research, data analysis); *Experience with word processing, MS Access and Excel essential; knowledge of PowerPoint and desktop publishing desirable.
Special Conditions:
This position will be open to graduate students pursuing their masters' degree in the College of Educations many graduate programs at MSUB.

Job Title: Graduate Assistant Track and Field Throws Coach
Listing Created/Updated: 4/21/2014 College: Intercollegiate Athletics
Semester/Academic Year: 2014-2015 Dept/Area: Track & Field
Hours: up to 19/week Stipend: To be determined
FTE: Funding: Graduate Studies Office
Tuition: up to $1980/semester  
Contact: Mr. Dave Coppock Office: PE 106
Email: Phone: 406-591-9598
Job Description:
Assisting the Head and Assistant Field Coaches in the following duties: Instruction on throwing and lifting form, recruitment of qualified throwers, management of equipment, organization of practices and workouts, organization of and promotion of campus and other revenue sources.
Job Qualifications:
Acceptance into graduate program at MSUB; Previous collegiate throwing experience recommended; Previous collegiate athletics experience or high school coaching experience required; Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills; Ability to multi-task and work within a team environment; Desire to work with culturally diverse populations; Ability to work with people in fast paced and potentially hectic environment; Must have thorough understanding of special demands of the athletic environment with the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with student-athletes, coaches, athletic department staff, boosters, University administration, faculty, and surrounding community.
Special Conditions:

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