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Graduate Administrative Assistant - Jazz Studies - FALL 2018

Apply now Job no: 493592
Work type: Graduate Administrative Assistant
Location: Jacksonville (Main Campus)
Categories: Student Employment

Essential Functions:

Serve the Jazz Studies Program under the direction of the Jazz Director. Serve the David L. Walters Dept. of Music under the direction of the Percussion Director. Speaks and listens to others, both in person and over the telephone, and be able to direct ensemble rehearsals.

Graduate Administrative Assistants are expected to work 20 hours per week. In return, Graduate Administrative Assistants will receive $2,080 per fall or spring semester, which will be disbursed in four payments. The Graduate Administrative Assistant will also be awarded a fellowship of six to nine hours of graduate coursework and a waiver of the general university fees. 

If you choose to apply for employment as a graduate student at JSU, your transcripts and letters of recommendation will be reviewed by personnel from the units who have posted a graduate assistantship position.

Graduate Assistantship Program Qualifications:

1)      Must possess appropriate undergraduate degree in Music from a regionally accredited institution.

2)      Applicant must possess requisite musical performance skills and knowledge of jazz style to function as jazz performer and director. Experience as arranger is a plus.

3)      Minimum of 3.0 college GPA required.

4)      Applicants must be enrolled in a JSU graduate program taking six to nine graduate semester hours of coursework.

a.       Exception 1: If a student is classified as a graduate student and is required to take undergraduate/foundation courses for their program, a minimum of nine undergraduate hours or a minimum of six undergraduate hours plus three graduate hours must be taken.

b.      Exception 2: If a student has made satisfactory progress toward obtaining the graduate degree and needs fewer than six graduate hours to complete the degree, the student may be considered for an assistantship.

5)      Have a faculty recommendation.

6)      Must have completed at least one semester of full-time attendance to JSU.

7)      Applicants must attach under “Transcript” an unofficial copy of their student transcript as evidence of student enrollment and GPA.

8)      Must maintain the required GPA for the program.

Notice Regarding International Students:

·         All International Students must receive clearance for employment from the International House and Programs.  

·         Please visit International Programs website for additional information:

·         Due to Visa requirements international students must be enrolled as a full-time JSU student and possess each of the following:

a.       Passport from their respective country.

b.       F-1 Student Visa or J-1 Exchange Student Visa.

c.       U.S. Customs Form I-94.

d.       Official photo identification.

e.       Official Social Security Card imprinted with “Valid for Work Only” or similar statement.

Preferred Qualifications:

·         Preference will be given in consideration of applicant’s grade point average in music as well as overall grade point average.

·         Preference will be given to applicants with demonstrated relevant administrative and computer skills appropriate to music.

·         Preference will be given to applicants who have experience in the kinds of duties required for this position.


Required Documents:

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
  3. Unofficial Transcript


Additional Information:


Supplemental Questions:

  1. Are you enrolled as a JSU student?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. Do you have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. Will you attach a copy of your unofficial JSU transcript under the link named "Unofficial Transcript" as evidence of student enrollment and GPA?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. Are you 18 years of age or older?
    • Yes
    • No - (disqualifying)


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Equal Employment Opportunity: JSU is an Equal Employment, Equal Opportunity, and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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