Digital Accessibility Center (DAC) Graduate Administrative Associate

Job Description
The Digital Accessibility Center (DAC) is a collaboration between the Office of University Compliance and Integrity,
Office of student Life Disability Services, and the ADA Coordinator’s Office. The DAC oversees and supports efforts
to ensure that websites, applications, and digital content used or created by university offices, departments, and
colleges are accessible to people with disabilities. As part of the DAC team, this position will support The Ohio State
University’s digital accessibility initiatives. The Graduate Administrative Associate will support the evaluation of
digital information and services for compliance with the university’s Digital Accessibility Policy.

The candidate must be in good academic standing and must possess strong aptitude, experience, and/or interest in
working with students with disabilities, assistive technologies, and digital accessibility. Additional responsibilities
include assisting with general tasks in the Digital Accessibility Center, which may include supporting the campus roll
out of a web scanning tool, general administrative duties, and scheduling.

Required Qualifications
• Experience with Microsoft Office Suite
• Organized and flexible
• Meets deadlines and works efficiently with moderate supervision
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills and strong interpersonal skills
• Experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and awareness of inclusive work practices
Desired Qualifications
• Working knowledge of HTML5 and CSS.
• Experience with web design and web content creation
• General experience with digital accessibility testing

How to Apply
To apply for this position, the candidate must submit the following information to Julia Novakowski via e-mail
( (a) cover letter and (b) resume by March 23, 2018.

This position requires 30 flexible hours per week at a 75% FTE starting summer 2018. This appointment will be for
summer term with the possibility of a longer appointment going forward.

Field Research Grants for Graduate Students

The Center for Latin American Studies is accepting applications for 2018 Tinker Field Research Grants, which can be used to provide graduate students with funds for travel to and within Latin America to conduct pre-dissertation research. Up to $3,000 per student may be awarded and the competition is open to all graduate students in all academic fields at Ohio State.

A flyer is attached. The deadline is Thursday, March 15, 2018 at 5:00 p.m. For more information, please visit:

NAGAP- $2,500 Grant Opportunity

Call for NAGAP Graduate Student Research Grant Submissions

The Research Committee of NAGAP is proud to announce a call for proposals for the annual NAGAP Graduate Student Research Grant. Up to two awards and two honorable mentions will be selected this year.

This grant is open to current professional, masters or doctoral level students studying any topic relevant to the field of graduate education.  This may include enrollment management topics such as alumni outreach, student retention, campus support services, faculty advising, technology, leadership, financial aid, internationalization, holistic admissions, student recruitment, etc.

The research grant award includes:

  • An award of $2,500, payable directly to the individual researcher (NAGAP will not pay institutional overhead or indirect costs)
  • One year of NAGAP membership with full privileges
  • Travel and registration to present at the NAGAP national conference in 2019
  • Recognition at the 2018 NAGAP national conference

The honorable mention award includes:

  • An award of $1,000, payable directly to the individual researcher (NAGAP will not pay institutional overhead or indirect costs)
  • One year of NAGAP membership with full privileges
  • Complimentary registration to attend the NAGAP national conference in 2019
  • Recognition at the 2018 NAGAP national conference

How to apply:
Proposal instructions may be found on the NAGAP Website. Please contact Paula Baker with any questions.

Lastly, please forward this opportunity to any student eligible under the guidelines. Thank you for working with NAGAP to continue to be leaders in understanding and supporting the Graduate Enrollment Management profession.

All applications must be submitted by Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018.

Thank you, in advance, for your participation in this process!

Paula Baker
NAGAP Research Committee Chair

Doctoral Dissertation Funding

The Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation (OPRE) in the Administration for Children and Families (ACF), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, would like to request that you post the following grant announcement message to any of your relevant websites and/or listservs (e.g., departmental, area/program, graduate listservs) and/or send individually to potential applicants. Please do not modify the text of the following message, since it is official communication from ACF.  To assist us in tracking the progress of these postings, please notify us at once the message has been posted.

Thank you,



OPRE Grant Announcement

The Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation (OPRE) in the Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, has recently published two discretionary research funding announcements titled “Early Care and Education Research Scholars: Head Start Graduate Student Research Grants” and “Early Care and Education Research Scholars: Child Care Research Scholars”, which are summarized below.  If you have questions regarding these grant announcements, please email or, respectively, or call 1-877-350-5913. Potential applicants should sign up for updates on to receive notifications and updates regarding these Funding Opportunity Announcements.

Head Start and Child Care Graduate Student Research Grants 

The purpose of the Early Care and Education Scholars grants are to support doctoral dissertation research addressing issues related to Head Start and child care. Both funding announcements aim to support work that will inform policy decisions and solutions, particularly for underserved/ understudied populations, utilizing the most rigorous research methodology, and promoting mentor-student relationships that support students’ independent lines of research.

The full announcement for “Early Care and Education Research Scholars: Head Start Graduate Student Research Grants” is available at:

The full announcement for “Early Care and Education Research Scholars: Child Care Research Scholars” is available at:

What is the funding award limit and project period?  Applicants may apply for project periods up to 24 months with two 12-month budget periods. Up to $25,000 may be awarded for each budget period.

What types of research are supported? Proposed projects must address applied research questions that will inform and improve Head Start and/or Early Head Start (for the Head Start Grants) or child care and Child Care and Development Fund (for the Child Care Grants). For suggestions of topics that may be of interest to ACF, please see each full announcement. For information about previous Head Start Graduate Student Research Grants and Child Care Research Scholar Grants , see or ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­, respectively.

When is the application deadline? Letters of intent are due March 1, 2018 and applications are due April 2, 2018. If you have questions regarding these grant announcements, please email,, or call 1-877-350-5913.

Intelligence Community (IC) Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Program

The Intelligence Community (IC) Postdoctoral Research Program is accepting applications through March 12, 2018.  The Program supports postdocs to conduct research at universities, colleges, and U.S. government laboratories throughout the United States.

Recent Ph.D. graduates or doctoral students who will soon complete their degrees are encouraged to apply.  The fellowships offer a very competitive annual stipend and an annual travel allowance for the Postdoc, as well as a stipend and travel allowance to the host institution.  We appreciate any assistance in helping us identify competitive candidates for these prestigious fellowships.

Award Details: 

·       Annual stipends range from $75,000 to $79,000, depending on research location.

·       Annual travel budget of up to $6,000

·       Appointments for two years, and option to extend for a third year

·       Host institutions receive an annual laboratory budget of up to $5,000.

·       Research advisors receive a $10,000 stipend and an annual travel budget of up to $2,000.

Postdoc Eligibility: U.S. citizenship required; Ph.D. received within five years of the application deadline

Please visit the website( for details, and feel free to share this e-mail with your colleagues.

2018-19 Columbus-Athens Albert Schweitzer Fellowship Opportunity

The Columbus-Athens Albert Schweitzer Fellowship Program is pleased to extend this Graduate and Professional Student Community Engagement Opportunity

We request that you share this opportunity with your graduate and professional students.

Graduate or professional students interested in making a difference in local communities are encouraged to apply for the Columbus-Athens Chapter of the prestigious Albert Schweitzer Fellowship. Schweitzer Fellows partner with community organizations to create and implement year-long, 200-hour service projects that address social and health-related needs in Franklin and Athens counties.

INFORMATION SESSION: We invite you and your graduate and/or professional students to attend the following information session to learn more about the Fellowship:

Tuesday, January 9, 2018, 4-5 p.m., in the Research Commons, 3rd Floor, 18th Ave. Library

The Columbus-Athens Albert Schweitzer Fellows program director and representatives will be on hand to provide a program overview and answer questions. 

For more information, contact Maria Gallo or Lizzie Fitzgerald, Columbus-Athens Albert Schweitzer Fellows Program Directors, at

To read more about the program, please go to:

Application information is available at:

Best regards,
Mark McCann


Mark L. McCann

Program Director

Office of Outreach and Engagement

190 North Oval Mall, Room 203

Columbus, OH 43210

(614) 247-1939


Grants and Funding Opportunities

Apply for 2018 Coca-Cola CDW Grants

The grant competition is now open for the 2018-2019 Coca-Cola Critical Difference for Women Grants. The Department of Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies administers these research grants, which are designed to support research by Ohio State faculty and graduate students that explores women’s lives, gender equity and gender broadly conceptualized. Proposals are encouraged from all departments, colleges and professional schools. Priority may be given to research that includes a focus on diversity or on issues and groups that remain understudied.

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Academic Enrichment International Research Grants

The Office of International Affairs is seeking applications for its Academic Enrichment International Research Grants, which support activities with lasting impact across the globe. The grant competition is open to faculty, graduate students and undergraduates whose applications focus on research projects that address global issues, connect discipline-specific research to programs in diverse cultural settings, explore the languages, cultures, arts, social sciences and area studies and/or promote active collaborations with institutional partners. Deadline to apply is Friday (2/9).

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GRA Opportunity Spring 2018


I wanted to pass along a GRA opportunity for Spring 2018 in the Department of Engineering Education.  Qualifications are below and attached.  If you would be able to send this to the EHE listerv, it would be most appreciated.

Appointment: Graduate: 0.25 or 0.50 Research Assistantship (depending on expertise and availability)

Anticipated Start Date: Immediately


The graduate research associate (GRA) will be responsible for the revision and launch of a national survey exploring the persistence of women engineering faculty in institutions in the United States. The GRA will be responsible for recruitment of women for the survey, for creating an on-line version of the survey on the project’s website, and for interpreting findings using an intersectionality framework (i.e., race, class, and gender). The GRA(s) will assist in conducting literature reviews and project publications.

Required Qualifications

  • Completion of at least two years of coursework in educational psychology, quantitative research, evaluation, and measurement, or related fields.
  • Proficiency in Qualtrics survey construction
  • Proficiency in SPSS, SAS, STATA, or other statistical software
  • Ability to conduct statistical analyses
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • High attention to detail
  • Ability to work effectively on a diverse, interdisciplinary team
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Strong work ethic

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience conducting human subjects’ research*

*If the selected researcher has not completed Institutional Research Board (IRB) training, he/she will be required to successfully complete the training during the first week of employment.

Application Materials:

Cover letter and CV including the list of courses taken; Writing sample; Names and contact information of at least 3 professional references. Send materials electronically to Dr. Monica F. Cox at

Review of applications begin immediately and will conclude when a qualified candidate is hired.


Trisha Wolfe

Graduate Administrative Associate | Department of Engineering Education

Graduate Student | Master of Arts

Counselor Education: Clinical Counseling | Class of 2018

FINAL REMINDER! Apply for 2018-2019 GA Positions DUE Jan. 2, 2018

Are you currently funded by the Department as a GTA, Departmental GRA (not grant-based), or GAA and want to apply for funding next year? Do you not currently have an Assistantship but wan to apply for one for next year?

The Department’s Application for Graduate Assistantships for 2018-2019 is now open and available at The deadline to apply is January 2, 2018 at 11:59pm. ALL students interested in a Departmentally-funded GA position next year MUST complete the application, even if you currently have a position and hope to return to the same position next year.

We have made a few changes to the application this year. The most substantial change is that you now must write a Statement of Interest and Qualifications for each position you choose to apply to. Position descriptions have been posted giving an outline of each position and the minimum qualifications to be hired for that position. With these changes, be sure to allow yourself sufficient time to complete the application before the deadline.

What if?

  • I submitted an application and realize I need to change something?
  • I’m not sure if the application submitted?
  • I have other questions?

Please reach out to Billy Welch., if you have questions regarding the GA Application or the GA Application process.

CCAD Career Services Graduate Assistant

Hi there,

Columbus College of Art & Design’s Career Services office is looking for a graduate assistant to start Spring 2018. I’ve attached a description here. Interested students can send their interest directly to me. The description is rather broad and includes a lot. We will be flexible with classes and professional interests to focus the position on areas where the student is most interested in gaining experience.

Please share with your graduate level students. Thank you!

Jordan Bell, M.Ed
Assistant Director of Career Services