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Graduate Research Assistant

Posted On: Tuesday, June 13, 2017
Position Type: Grad Asst
College/Division: Academic Affairs
Department: Faculty Development and Instructional Design Center
Contact: Stephanie Richter | srichter@niu.edu


Assist with research and supporting faculty and TA development programs, developing support documentation, researching and supporting instructional technology.


  • Strong communication skills and ability to research needed materials

  • Writing and editing

  • Various Microsoft Office tools and file formats


  • Using Blackboard course management system for teaching

  • Making presentations

  • Comfort with working one-on-one with faculty

  • Instructional design

  • Multimedia material development, such as video editing or using Adobe Presenter or Camtasia

  • Graphic design and photo editing


We are looking for two individuals who are self-motivated and show initiative. Positions are for 20 hours per week starting August 16, 2017 or sooner if available. The assistantships might be extended for spring and summer semesters.

Interested graduate students should submit their resumés and cover letters by email describing their qualifications and experience related to the position, work-related references, and links or evidence of previously developed materials to:

Stephanie Richter, Assistant Director
Faculty Development and Instructional Design Center

NOTE:Printed resumés will not be accepted. Deadline for applying for these positions is 7/31/2017. Application materials will be reviewed upon receipt. For additional tips on applying, see go.niu.edu/gatips