Job Description

Grand Canyon University's College of Education is seeking to fill a Graduate Assistant position for the 2022-2024 academic year to assist with various tasks within the Assessment team. Graduate Assistants are required to be accepted to and matriculate through a Masters level program at GCU. The Graduate Assistant position offers a full master’s degree tuition waiver. 

This is a 2 year commitment. 


  • Review and process key documents requested for approval using Adobe Acrobat.

  • Compile, clean, and audit data related to reporting needs.

  • Student outreach while upholding FERPA regulations.

  • Assist with auditing systems related to key operational activities and other data-entry in relation to key assessment cycle processes.

  • May mentor and will collaborate with student workers across various departments in the College of Education

  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Must be admitted to a Masters degree seeking program at GCU. (Certificate only programs do not satisfy this requirement)

  • Must have a minimum GPA of 3.0. (If a student is newly admitted to the University, the admission GPA is considered for this requirement.) A student must also maintain a minimum GPA of 3.0 during their employment.

  • Be enrolled in as a "regular" (not provisional) degree-seeking student for at least 6 graduate level units leading to the degree. (Undergraduate or audited courses do not satisfy this requirement.) Hiring departments may require a higher enrollment.

  • Assistantships may be revoked at any time if duties are not fulfilled satisfactorily.

  • Because of the role as student and employee, graduate assistants assume responsibility for upholding the University’s Student Code of Conduct.

  • Graduate Assistants are eligible for waiver of tuition for the period employed.  Waiver of tuition may be taxable income.

  • Graduate Assistants must follow the HR employment workflow processes and pre-employment background checks.

  • Graduate Assistants have restricted work hours (maximum of 29 hours per week).

  • After all degree requirements for the planned program of study are met, a student is no longer eligible to receive a graduate assistantship.

  • "Incomplete" grades must be removed during the period following the teaching period in which the "I" was recorded in order to continue the assistantship.

  • Graduate Assistants are part-time employees and not eligible for GCU’s employment benefits, except those stipulated by law.


  • Knowledge of statistics, analytics, preferred.

  • CCOB or CSET degree programs preferred (Business Analytics or related field/program).

  • Data driven individual with the ability to use data to solve problems.

  • Ability to comprehend quantitative and qualitative data.

  • Excel experience needed, specifically VLOOKUPs and pivot tables.

  • Ability to learn and adapt to different systems quickly.

  • Detailed oriented.

  • Understanding of educational principles is a plus.

  • Ability to communicate effectively both through written and verbal communication.


Application Instructions

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