Department of Institutional Effectiveness

All assistantships are available for September 6, 2016.  Positions are 10 hours per week for 15 weeks.  Recipients receive three (3) graduate credits a semester and a $500 stipend at the completion of the assistantship.  Graduate Assistants must be enrolled in at least six (6) graduate credits to qualify.  Positions will be filled as complete packets (application, resume and two references) are received in the Human Resources Office.  Positions may be eliminated if not filled in a timely fashion and/or budget has been expended.  Please apply in the Human Resoures Office, first floor, Kellenberg Hall 112, by August 1, 2016.

Department: Department of Institutional Research
Supervisor: Christina D'Amato Director of Institutional Research, Planning and Assessment 
Position Title: Institutional Research Graduate Assistant


The graduate assistant's primary role is to assist the Director of Institutional Research, Planning & Assessment with the accumulation, reporting, and analysis of data pertinent to Molloy College. The data are primarily associated with federal and state reporting requirements (e.g. IPEDS), external surveys (e.g. U.S. News & World Report), national benchmarking surveys (e.g. National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE), and other internal Molloy College surveys administered to students, faculty, and administrators.

The graduate assistant will participate in report writing and analysis, the creation of new graphs, charts and tables, the development of online and paper surveys, and numerous other related activities as they arise. Ideally the graduate assistant will leave the position have significantly improved his/her analytical skills, writing skills, and computer software knowledge. It is also the hope that the student will bring his/her perspectives and experiences to the position thereby enhancing the overall quality of the work conducted by the department. Students from all disciplines are welcome to apply and could benefit from the assistantship.


  • Strong writing and analytical skills
  • Prior experience using Microsoft Office- especially MS Excel
  • Comfortable working with computers and numbers/data

Ideal, but not required:

  • Prior experience using MS Access and/or SPSS
  • Prior coursework in social science research methods, market research, or statistics

Hours: Flexible but within normal business hours- 9-5