Graduate Studies

Current Graduate Assistantships

Job Title: Graduate recruitment and retention Graduate Assistant
Listing Created/Updated: 8/6/2019 College: None
Semester/Academic Year: 2019-2020 Dept/Area: Graduate Studies & Research
Hours: <20/week Stipend: To be determined on experience
FTE: Funding: Graduate Office
Tuition: up to $1980/semester  
Contact: Dr. Jana Marcette Office: McMullen 200
Email: jana.marcette@msubillings.edu Phone: 406-657-2053
Job Description:
Continually update the Graduate Studies Homepage; Assist with editing PowerPoint presentations for recruitment purposes; Assist with revising all graduate program information sheets on our website to match changes in new catalog; Edit the new Graduate Student Guide; Assist with revising two page program marketing information for student recruitment; Assist in the development of social media tools for student recruitment; Assist with office research projects for identifying recruitment opportunities; Assist with filling out graduate student surveys; Research and do data analysis; take campus and faculty/staff photos and update web links for departments.
 
Job Qualifications:
PC/IBM compatible computer competence, including use of MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, FrontPage, and Adobe Suite; Knowledge of internet research applications; Ability to work with minimal supervision, both independently and in a team; Ability to meet deadlines with accuracy and speed; Demonstrated excellent verbal and written communication skills; Ability to maintain strict confidentiality and appropriately handle sensitive and confidential situations and information.
 
Special Conditions:
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Job Title: eLearning Research Assistant
Listing Created/Updated: 7/25/2019 College: None
Semester/Academic Year: 2019-2020 Dept/Area: eLearning
Hours: up to 19/wk Stipend: $5000/Semester
FTE: Funding: eLearning
Tuition: to be determined  
Contact: Dr. Susan Balter-Reitz Office: McM 200
Email: susan.balterreitz@msubillings.edu Phone: 406-657-2214
Job Description:
Graduate Assistants will be responsible for a variety of activities, including but not limited to: *Conduct educational research which would enhance campus understanding of teaching and learning processes; *Assist faculty with instructional design and D2L technology issues; *Help design instructional and informational print and web-based materials for faculty and students; *Conduct needs assessments; *Design and distribute eLearning office communications; *Assist with instructional events hosted by eLearning.
 
Job Qualifications:
*Comfortable with technology, familiarity with D2L a bonus; *Ability to work with a variety of faculty and staff; *Strong writing, research, and oral communication skills; *Ability to work independently; *Open to students in any program.
 
Special Conditions:
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Job Title: Teaching Assistant
Listing Created/Updated: 7/25/2019 College: College of Allied Health Professions
Semester/Academic Year: 2019-2020 Dept/Area: Health Administration
Hours: Up to 19 hrs/week Stipend: $2500/Semester
FTE: Funding: Graduate Office
Tuition: up to $1980/semester  
Contact: Karen Mikelson Office: APS 107
Email: karen.mikelson@msubillings.edu Phone: 406-896-5830
Job Description:
*Assist with teaching undergraduate Health Administration classes. *Develop the Health Administration Alumni group and website. *Assist with course and program development specifically related to accreditation. *Assist with and participate on the Health Administration Program Advisory Board. *Assist with CAHME accreditation. *Other work as assigned
 
Job Qualifications:
MHA student in good standing (may be new MHA student) Excellent communication skills both verbal and written Competence in Microsoft Office Suite including Excel and PowerPoint
 
Special Conditions:
N/A

Job Title: Graduate Research Assistant for M.Ed. and MSSE Degrees
Listing Created/Updated: 5/16/2019 College: College of Education
Semester/Academic Year: 2019-2020 Dept/Area: Education, Theory and Practice
Hours: 19/Week Stipend: $2500/semester
FTE: Funding: Graduate Studies Office
Tuition: up to $1980/semester  
Contact: Dr. Cindy Dell Office: COE 230
Email: cdell@msubillings.edu Phone: 406-657-1614
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: Teaching Assistant
Listing Created/Updated: 5/16/2019 College: College of Arts & Sciences
Semester/Academic Year: 2019-2020 Dept/Area: Psychology
Hours: up to 19hrs/week Stipend: $2500/semester
FTE: Funding: Graduate Studies Office
Tuition: To be determined  
Contact: Dr. Matthew McMullen Office: LA 506
Email: mmcmullen@msubillings.edu Phone: 406-657-2958
Job Description:
Support faculty with undergraduate psychology courses. Tasks include grading, occasional lecturing, meeting with students, lab set ups, and other duties as assigned.
 
Job Qualifications:
Graduate student currently enrolled in psychology master's program.
 
Special Conditions:

Job Title: Research Assistant
Listing Created/Updated: 7/25/2019 College: College of Allied Health Professions
Semester/Academic Year: 2019-2020 Dept/Area: Rehabilitation and Human Services
Hours: up to 19/week Stipend: $2500/semester
FTE: Funding: Graduate Studies Office
Tuition: up to $1980/semester  
Contact: Dr. Tom Dell Office: APS 118
Email: tdell@msubillings.edu Phone: 406-896-5837
Job Description:
The RA position will be responsible for: assisting with academic and program administration related research; providing support for program accreditation; conducting data analysis; assisting with course evaluations, course and program development; and, other duties as assigned
 
Job Qualifications:
Good verbal and written communication skills, research experience, competence in Microsoft Office, SPSS preferred. Preference given to students accepted to the Master of Science in Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling program.
 
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Job Title: GA for Field Experience in COE
Listing Created/Updated: 7/25/2019 College: College of Education
Semester/Academic Year: 2019-2020 Dept/Area: Education, Theory and Practice
Hours: up to 19/week Stipend: $2500.00/semester
FTE: Funding: Graduate Studies Office
Tuition: up to $1980.00/semester  
Contact: Dr. Cindy Dell Office: COE 279
Email: cdell@msubillings.edu Phone: 406-657-1614
Job Description:
A field experience assistantship is a part-time formal appointment. It requires completion of specific duties commensurate with the percentage appointment -up to 19 hours per week. The appointment is associated with field experience and requires the following responsibilities: 1. Assist with student teaching and counseling workshops and application seminars. 2. Assist in tracking student teaching and school counseling applications and all internship paperwork. 3. Work with field experience coordinators and TK20 personnel - tracking TK20 paperwork. 4. Updating current school counseling mentor contact information. 5. Copying paperwork, creating labels, and organizing mentor and supervisor student teacher and school counseling folders. 6. Assist in updating student teaching and school counseling guidebook, applications, and webpages. 7. Assist in tracking OPI endorsement applications and paperwork. 8. Assist in student teaching placements and required paperwork.
 
Job Qualifications:
*Admitted to MSU Billings College of Education in M.Ed. or MSSE program; *Knowledge of COE teacher preparation 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; *Some knowledge of data collection would be helpful; *Effective organizational skills; *Works efficiently with little supervision; *Self-motivated and shows initiative; *Develops timelines 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:

Job Title: Athletics Administration Graduate Assistant
Listing Created/Updated: 7/25/2019 College: College of Allied Health Professions
Semester/Academic Year: 2019-2020 Dept/Area: Athletics
Hours: up to 19 hrs/week Stipend: $2000/semester
FTE: Funding: Athletics
Tuition: up to $1980/semester  
Contact: Krista Montague Office: PE 159
Email: kmontague@msubillings.edu Phone: 406-657-2061
Job Description:
• Assisting with management of the day-to-day operations of the office. • Assist in the operations of the Compliance office. • Ability to work all aspects of athletic events and operations; • Assisting with the planning and implementation of departmental development and marketing events and activities; • Performing other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Athletic Director or other Athletic Department Administrators.
 
Job Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s Degree; • Must be enrolled in a graduate program at Montana State University Billings; • Former MSUB student-athlete preferred but not 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; • Evenings and weekends required
 
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