Loyola University Maryland

Office of Human Resources

Graduate Assistantship Vacancy

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Department Office of the Vice President for Enrollment Management and Communications
Hours & Wages

140 hours/semester (10 - 12 hours/week)
$16.00 per hour (50% stipend, 50% tuition remission)

Scope The Graduate Research Assistant works on projects to help inform institutional enrollment and communications decision-making and planning for the University. The Graduate Research Assistant receives direction from the Vice President for Enrollment Management and Communications.
Responsibilities
  • Conducts market research, literature searches, and develops literature reviews for various enrollment and communications projects.
  • Assists in the coordination of survey research on campus (pencil-and-paper, Scantron, and Web-based), including administering surveys, and entering and cleaning data for analysis purposes. Examples of surveys conducted by our office are: the Admitted Student Questionnaire (ASQ); the First-year Expectations and Follow-up surveys; CIRP Freshman Survey, Your First College Year Survey (YFCY); and student, alumni and employer surveys used for program and accreditation reviews.
  • Assists in the coordination of qualitative research projects; has the opportunity to help facilitate focus groups, analyze qualitative data, and synthesize results of these projects into reports.
  • Conducts statistical analysis on survey and institutional data using Excel and SPSS.
  • Assists in the production of reports for presentation, including the creation of charts, graphs, and tables.
  • Provides support for other special projects within the vice president’s office and throughout the division, including ad hoc data and/or research requests.
  • Projects also may include work with the division’s leadership team/heads of the following offices: financial aid; graduate admission; institutional research; marketing and communications; undergraduate admission.
Qualifications
  • Strong quantitative, analytical, and writing skills are required.
  • Prior experience with research, statistics, survey methods are required.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and SPSS are required.
  • Strong organizational skills and an attention to detail are essential.
Contact Information

Please complete the graduate student application, and send it along with a cover letter and resume/CV to:

Rosalind Moore
Executive Assistant to the Vice President for Enrollment Management and Communications
Humanities Building, Room 201
Loyola University Maryland
4501 North Charles Street
Baltimore, MD 21210

PH: 410-617-2323
FAX: 410-617-5413

rmoore2@loyola.edu 

Graduate Assistant Employment Application