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HIRING UNIT: Graduate School/Office of Research and Projects


ASSISTANTSHIP CATEGORY: (General, Research or Teaching): General


JOB DESCRIPTION: The person in this position will work with the Office of Research and Projects (ORP) to collect, edit, and prepare articles for publication in the ORP publications, websites, electronic news feeds, and social media outlets.  Publications include the research magazine, Research and Creative Activities, the news feed, The SIUE Researcher, and other web portals associated with ORP outreach.   Duties for the Graduate Assistant also include assistance with writing general announcements and publications associated with internal programs, special events, and other duties as assigned. Applicants are to submit a Graduate Assistant Application Form, a resume, 2 references, and 1-3 page writing sample with application.


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED: Preferred skills: strong writing and communication skills, technical and/or journalistic writing, textual analysis, reliability in the handling of detailed and confidential information, familiarity with Microsoft Office Word, Publisher, and Adobe products, and we editing tools.


PERIOD OF APPOINTMENT:  Fall 2014, Possibility of Renewal Spring 2015    


SALARY:  $950/mo (50%)








Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

Campus Box: 1046

Edwardsville, IL 62026


As an affirmative action employer, SIUE offers equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, creed or religion, age, sex, national origin, or disability.

Security sensitive positions (those involving work with children, handling University funds, or controlled substances, or working as security agents) require a criminal

background investigation before an offer of appointment can be made.


Notice:  Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, religion,

national origin or sex in violation of Title VII.

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville prohibits discrimination against employees, applicants for employment and students on the basis of age, color, disability, marital status, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran’s status.




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