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Graduate Assistant - Occupational Therapy

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Work type: Graduate Assistant
Location: St. Louis, MO
Categories: Occupational Therapy

Posting Details

Job Summary/Basic Function

The primary responsibility of the Graduate Assistant for the Maryville University Occupational Therapy Program is to support the mission and vision of the program by assisting faculty with teaching and research activities. This position reports to the Course Instructor for OCTH 506 – Applied Anatomy and the Program Director of the Occupational Therapy Program.

Primary duties for the fall semester are to serve as a Lab Instructor for OCTH 506. This will include attending all lab sessions and supervising open lab sessions. In the spring semester, duties will include assisting faculty with lab activities, data collection, confidential record keeping, and other duties as assigned.

Physical Demands

  • Manage cadavers and tables in anatomy lab
  • Typical academic office setting 

Special Instructions

  • Candidates must be first-year students in the Occupational Therapy Post –Baccalaureate program 
  • Compensation includes a stipend of $750 per semester ($1500 for the year)  and 6 hours of tuition credit for the year. 

Work Hours

  • Approximately 10 hours per week arranged with supervisor.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Achieved a grade of B+ or higher in OCTH 506
  • Application of ethical conduct in academic, research and clinical endeavors
  • High level of competency in the use of technology
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, manage priorities, and meet deadlines
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

Preferred Qualifications


Physical Demands


Open Until Filled


Special Instructions to Applicants

An offer of employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background screening.

Maryville University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and prohibits discrimination on the basis of age, disability, gender, genetic information, marital status, national origin, race/color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other status protected by law. This extends to all aspects of the employment relationship, including recruiting, hiring, training, on-the-job treatment, promotion, layoff, and termination.

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