1. Part-time
  2. Faculty
  3. Walden University
  4. Remote (US)

Graduate Assistant - Generalist (AD1935)


  1. Part-time
  2. Faculty
  3. Walden University


Job description

Company Description

Walden University is a member of Adtalem Global Education (NYSE: ATGE). More than 50 years ago, Walden University was founded to support adult learners in achieving their academic goals and making a greater impact in their professions and communities. Students from across the U.S. and more than 115 countries are pursuing a certificate, bachelor’s, master’s, or doctoral degree online at Walden. The university offers more than 100 online degree and certificate programs. Walden University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission, hlcommission.org. For more information, please visit WaldenU.edu and WaldenFacts.com.

Job Description


The Bachelor’s in Psychology Program at Walden University seeks a Walden doctoral student in a psychology program for the 10-hour per week position of Graduate Assistant (GA). The GA will assist the program with technical assistance and general administrative and support duties as assigned by the Associate Dean/Program Director or designee.

As part of your application for this position, please submit a cover letter addressing why you want to be a GA and how your education and experience has prepared you for the position. Applications without cover letters will not be considered.


In this role, the GA will:

  • Engage with the Associate Dean, Academic Program Coordinator, and faculty to accomplish administrative tasks including data collection and analysis, communicating with faculty, and managing special projects.
  • Be flexible to assist throughout the week to best serve the needs of the program.
  • Attend departmental and/or team meetings, as well as regular 1:1 meetings, with project supervisors.
  • Communicate with other departments, such as Academic Advising, OASIS and OIRA, when appropriate.
  • Commit approximately 40 hours per month (10 hours per week) to this role.



  • Strong written and verbal communication and interpersonal relationship skills.
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (especially Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Teams, and Outlook).
  • Must have excellent attention to detail and proofreading skills.
  • Ability to run statistical analyses in SPSS and/or JASP preferred.
  • Ability to compile and report data to program leadership.
  • Ability to manage content and documentation, including data, course and student information, with fidelity and confidentiality.  
  • Excellent problem-solving skills.


  • Must be a current, active Walden doctoral student with at least four quarters or three semesters of enrollment, currently in coursework stage of program (not proposal or dissertation stage) with one residency successfully completed.
  • Must be in good academic standing with the university, with 3.5 GPA and no holds on student account.


Additional Information

We are proud to be an EEO employer M/F/D/V. At Adtalem, we welcome everyone and have a strong commitment towards diversity and inclusion. We encourage our Colleagues to be their true authentic selves and support laws that prohibit discrimination everywhere we do business. We also maintain a drug-free workplace.



Equal Opportunity – Minority / Female / Disability / V / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation


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  1. Remote (US)

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