Graduate Assistant; College of Education

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August 22, 2012



Graduate Assistant, position number GA11, UHM College of Education, (Manoa), temporary, NTE Aug-31-2013, 0.50 FTE, to begin approximately September 15, 2012, continuation dependent on satisfactory performance and availability of funds.

Duties: Under the direction of the PIs provide support in the design, implementation, and evaluation of pre-service professional development (PD) modules about family engagement in schools.  Duties may also include coding videotapes; interviewing teachers, families, and students; transcribing video and interview data; assisting with the preparation and delivery of PD workshops; library research; and manuscript and report preparation. 

Minimum qualifications:

  1. Full-time graduate student in good standing (3.0 GPA) in Education or related field.
  2. Experience in K-12 educational settings.
  3. Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
  4. Dependable, organized, and able to meet established deadlines.
  5. Good oral and written communication skills.
  6. Driver’s license and transportation or ability to provide own transportation to research sites in O‘ahu.

Desirable qualifications:

  1. Knowledge and experience regarding family engagement in schools.
  2. Experience working with K-6 (Elementary) teachers and families.
  3. Research background, including qualitative research methods.

Pay range: GA11 (.50 % FTE), salary commensurable with educational background and experience.

To apply: Submit letter of application explicitly and concisely outlining how you meet the minimum and desirable qualifications listed above, transcripts demonstrating good academic standing, resume, and names/phone/email for three professional references. Please send your application via email to

Application address: Dr. Lois Yamauchi (Educational Psychology Department), 1776 University Avenue, Wist 213, (808) 956-4385

InquiriesDr. Eva Ponte,

Date posted:  August 8, 2012

Closing date: Continuous recruitment.  Review of applications will start in August 18, 2012 and will continue until the position is filled.

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