Loyola University Maryland

Office of Human Resources

Educational Technology Program- Micro-Credentials for Professional Learning Initiative

Department

Micro-credentials for Professional Learning Initiative through the Educational Technology Program

Position

Graduate Assistantship for Computational Thinking Micro-credential Grant

Hours & Wages

  • This is a 2-semester position, Spring and Summer, from March 2020 through August 2020.
  • 100 hours per semester for a total of 200 hours over two semesters (Spring 2020 & Summer 2020).
  • $15.26 per hour for 200 hours for a total of $3,052 over two semesters (50% stipend, 50% scholarship).
  • This position can be completed fully online or in a hybrid format at Timonium Graduate Center.
  • This position is a grant funded position.

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Qualification

  • Applicants must be enrolled as a graduate student at LUM, preferable in one of the following programs: Educational Technology, Educational Leadership, Curriculum and Instruction for Social Justice, Literacy Education, School Counseling, or Emerging Media.
  • Prior office experience and a strong attention to detail as well as a high level of organization and time management.
  • Ability to manage several projects at one time.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and presentation skills.
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft and Google applications.
  • Preferred knowledge in Learning Management System (LMS) platforms, specifically Moodle.
  • Ability and willingness to work with people from diverse cultures, backgrounds, and nationalities while demonstrating an open-mind and sensitivity.
  • Demonstrated strong written and verbal skills.
  • Experience in a variety of social media platforms, specifically Twitter and Instagram.
  • Experience with various software applications, particularly Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Experience creating handouts and flyers.
  • Willingness to work some evening and/or weekend hours.
  • Willingness to attend conferences or other events as needed.
  • Must be able to work well with others and possess qualities for successful teamwork in the workplace.
  • Demonstrated ability to work well with diverse populations.

Responsibilities

  • Create the LMS framework (place any resources and materials on the LMS from provided templates).
  • Create any activities needed on the LMS (quizzes, submission assignments, etc. from provided templates).
  • Create, edit, print, collate, and distribute marketing and recruitment materials.
  • Create and distribute evaluations and surveys from templates.
  • Support various processes of the design, development, and implementation of the program such as promotion, enrollment, facilitator training, technical needs, participant tracking, and completion certificates and other documents.
  • Review documents and applications such as IRB and MSDE CPD applications, as needed.
  • Compile and review data for evaluations and surveys.
  • Provide excellent customer service for participant inquiries.
  • Conduct research and prepare reports for the Principle Investigators.
  • Assist with maintenance of office databases and files.
  • Update social media platforms, and outreach to participants. 
  • Organize and support trainings, recruitment events and events, as needed.
  • Demonstrate cultural sensitivity when communicating with all participants.
  • Collaborate with a variety of stakeholders via synchronous and asynchronous communications.
  • Maintain a high sense of work ethic, flexibility, responsibility and confidentiality. 

Contact

Ms. Irene Bal

E: iabal@loyola.edu

Graduate Assistant Employment Application