Graduate Assistant, Educational Leadership, Clemson University
Graduate Assistant, Educational Leadership, Clemson University College of Health, Education & Human Development Eugene T. Moore School of Education Eligibility Applicants must have been admitted to the Clemson University Graduate School and be enrolled full-time (min. 9 cr. hrs. per semester) in the PhD program among the Faculty of Leadership, Counselor Education, Human, and Organizational Development of the Eugene T. Moore School of Education. Applicants should have a demonstrated interest in the scholarship, policies, and practices surrounding P-20 educational leadership. Activities and Opportunities The successful candidate will participate in scholarships of research, teaching, and service in the field of educational leadership. Research activities may include and are not limited to the preparation of grant applications and proposals, conduct field-based research on leadership and policies affecting schooling, prepare research reports, and participate in the development of presentations, papers, and publications based on scholarship surrounding school leadership. Teaching activities may include among other assigned duties instructional and logistical support to redesign of curriculum and field experiences of Masters and Specialist programs preparing school leaders for certified positions in public schools. Service activities may include such activities as data entry and analysis of program statistics, generating reports for accreditation, participation in student and faculty governance activities, and other responsibilities as assigned. Stipend $22,000 per year (2009-2010 stipend) for 30 hours/week for a full-time graduate student maintaining a minimum course load of 9 credits per semester and 6 credits over summer terms. The Graduate Assistant receives a bi-weekly paycheck including summer session/s. Application Procedure Applicants will be required to submit the following materials: 1. Vita of work experience in p-12 education and educational preparation through Masters level. 2. A 300-500 word essay describing current scholarly and career interests and goals for the future. 3. A letter of support from graduate level faculty familiar with the applicant’s academic accomplishments at the masters level.