EDP TA positions

UT Student Employment

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Graduate Assistantship Opportunities

Jobs by department

Although there is specific UT department information below, you should feel free to contact any campus department that might need TAs or AIs in areas in which you have a strong background.  Please let us know if you discover any specific departmental information we should include for other students.

Asian American Studies

AI appointments – Madeline Hsu, Director –


Mentoring/tutoring -- Brian Davis -- or Phaedra White --  Tutoring for ALD courses:  Jane


TA positions for those with a strong relevant background (e.g. BS in biology).  Susan


TA for statistics and research methods classes (usually in the spring).  Jay  

TA and RA in the Information, Risk, & Operations Management program – Elota  (Prefer previous experience in business or consulting, especially IT or computer science.)

Career Exploration Center

Connexus -- TA for Forum Seminars. Jeanette Herman, Sr. Program Coordinator –

Counseling & Mental Health Center 

Chris Brownson –

Curriculum and Instruction 

TA positions for those with prior teaching experience* – Jim  *Prior teaching experience means at least three years in a K-12 setting.  “. . . our greatest need is usually for students with EC-4 teaching experience.  As for middle school and secondary, we can place them only if their subject areas are Social Studies, English, or LOTE (languages other than English). Natural Science hires separately through the UTeach program.”


GRA tutors with teaching experience, preferably younger kids and/or mathematics – Sherry or Sharon Evans,

Education Career Services (Mostly for after-graduation positions, but also includes some job-hunting skill-enhancing services)

Educational Psychology 

TA and AI positions can often be facilitated by talking with the faculty member who teaches the class.  Often, positions will be filled by faculty recommendation.  Recommendations and inquiries should be sent to Jena Crim at


Proctor for handicapped students (~$12.00/hr).  Beth, Academic Advisor II, Office of Student Affairs, College of Engineering, ECJ 2.200, 471-4321.

Informational Technology Services If there are no current openings, they keep your resume on file.

Instructional Assessment and Evaluation 

2616 Wichita Street, 232-2662

Course Instructor Survey: Mike Ragusa 232-2633

Test information, Policy and Administration: Nazi Sheikhzadeh: 232-7593

Research, Evaluation, and Assessment: Dawn Zimmaro: 232-2639

Judicial Services 

GA positions.  Martha 471-2841.

Kinesiology and Health Education 

TA and GRA appointments -- Cindy Mills –

Learning Center -- Jobs vary from year to year, but include academic counseling, running errands, mentoring/tutoring, learning specialists, screening for ADHD, etc.  Darcy, Program Director, Academic Counseling Services, Jester A332A.

Learning Technology Center 

The LTC hires GRA’s and hourly-paid students to work on grant projects (Ken Tothero --, the computer labs (Chad Fulton --, and for media check-out (Ken Waters --


GRA position (20 hours) through the School of Nursing - Sharon Horner -  RA (with strong statistics) -- Lynn Rew -  TA's -- Jane Denson -- Nursing typically welcomes Ed. Psych. students, especially those who have strong backgrounds in statistics and statistics programs (SPSS, SAS, etc.)

Priscilla Pond Child Laboratory  TA for children’s classrooms (one year commitment with set hours).  (The contact person, Carol Armga is retiring as Director and they’re in the process of hiring a new Director.) 

Rhetoric & Composition Assistant Instructor for English 306: Instructor for the required Freshman Rhetoric and Composition course.  John  

Social Work 

GRA appointments -- Susan Ayers-Lopez -- or

Lana Pettit,

Tutoring Positions

Undergraduate Writing Center 

TA and AI positions -- To be considered, the applicant should send (preferably by regular mail) a cover letter, vita or resume, 2 analytical writing samples (non-returnable), and 2 letters or reference (email reference letters can work if on short notice).  Everything should be mailed to Scott Blackwood, Program Coordinator, Div. of Rhetoric and Writing, 1 University Station, B5500   Austin, TX  78712.  Otherwise, he can be reached at  Located in Flawn Academic Center.

Vaughn Gross Center for Reading and Language Arts -- Andy Sofinowski --  or Glenda Taylor --  with a letter of interest in employment as a GRA and resume asking to have them kept on file.  The Center also hires Testers for different projects – Courtney 

Non-UT Jobs

Austin Child Guidance Center -- Serie Spicer, Director of Psychological Services,, 810 W. 45th Street, 451-2242.

Austin Community College

The person for UT students to contact at ACC is Norma Ruiz. She can be reached at 3-7534 and her email is  The site for general employment opportunities is

Austin Independent School District 

Substitute teaching positions:

Austin Neuropsychological Clinic -- Neuropsychology assessment position that includes testing and report writing.  Classes or experience in neuropsych testing are largely required (primarily for Counseling Psychology and School Psychology students).  Contact:  David or Nancy Austin Neurological Clinic – 711 W. 38th Street, Bldg. F, 458-6121.

Austin Police Department 

Provide crisis intervention counseling to victims/families in emergency or crisis situations. William Petty -- 974-5278.

Austin Psychological and Testing Center -- Psychometrician positions -- Interview clients for background information, which includes personal history, family history, current symptoms, history of presenting problems, treatments received, daily functioning abilities, social skills; Administer & score psychological assessment tests, including IQ, behavioral and emotional test instruments, and mental status examinations; Write professional reports that incorporate background information, assessment results, and present diagnostic impressions and recommendations for treatment; Perfect for those individuals who enjoy administering and interpreting psychological testing assessments, such as the WAIS-III, WISC-IV, MMPI-II, among others; There is no need to have attained graduate degree to apply for this position, only a working knowledge of the major tests instruments involved; The Psychometrician does not provide therapy, but if he or she has the training, it could become a possibility for the future. Kelley Ahr – 707-2782.  2403 W. Ben White.

Austin State Hospita

Bob Price --, 512-419-2465. He can give you some ideas on what is available for students, interns, etc. For employment opportunities, you can also check the centralized online hiring center at This site lists all job opportunities in the HHSC agencies across the state.

Center for Autism and Related Disorders  (One of our students found a job here by checking Craig’s List)

Eanes Independent School District 

Substitute teaching positions:  732-9010.

Ferrera, Matthew

Private practice – Positions assisting in the administration of client clinical interviews and writing of psychodiagnostic evaluations.  Administer psychodiagnostic testing to clients.  Score and record client results on various psychological tests.  Assist in data collection, data analyses, and writing results for research with sex offenders.  1304 Nueces, 708-0502.

Gould, John R.

Private practice – Psychological testing (includes academic and personality assessments).  Located on Medical Parkway.  499-8674.

Grammer, Jerry 

Private Practice. Conducting psychological batters and writing integrative reports. (~3 part-time assistants needed through the year)  --

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House of Tutors

Tutoring positions – 2400 Pearl Street, 472-6666.

Issues Deliberation Australia/America -- Political research using qualitative and quantitative research methods (project might be phasing out soon).  Pamela Ryan --   1000 Rio Grande, 472-1012.

National Center for Educational Accountability 

GRA positions – Amy Chavez, HR Coordinator –  4030-2 Braker Lane, Suite 200, 232-0770.

Princeton Review 

Part-time jobs for grad students to be SAT/ACT or GRE teachers (other positions are available, also. “ Very flexible, great pay, good teaching experience, and rewarding work”).  The office is located in Dobie Mall -- 474-8378.

Pro-Ed Publishing 

Occasional RA position to assist with data analysis and measurement tasks associated with the development and revision of tests.  Elizabeth 

San Gabriel Psychological Associates 

Byron Barnes – 512-255-9554, Round Rock, Texas.

Sri Atmananda Memorial School -- Grade School Teacher Aide -- Nancy Moore – 451-7044.  4100 Red River Street.

St. Edward’s University

Southwestern University  Located in Georgetown, Texas. 

Texas NeuroRehab Center

Student psychometrician; neurological testing.  Walt Mercer – 444-4835, ext. 239.  1106 West Dittmar Road.

Texas State University  Located in San Marcos, Texas.





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