A Doctoral Grader is an eligible GSD doctoral student who may perform additional functions beyond those of a master’s degree Teaching Assistantincluding grading assistance.  

Doctoral Grader Responsibilities 

Graders may be responsible for the following: 

  • Assisting with course material preparation   
  • Providing tutorials   
  • Holding office hours  
  • Grading papers/assignments   
  • Recommending course grades 

Doctoral Grader Compensation 

Doctoral Grader is an hourly position and may be paid up to $25/hour. 

Hiring for Students 

Instructors may advertise a doctoral grader position through the Advanced Studies Program office or through CREATE.

Students employed at the GSD should familiarize themselves with the GSD Student Payroll procedures.  

Students can work a maximum number of 20 hours/week in total, inclusive of all jobs combined at the University when classes are in session, and 40 hours/week in total during breaks. Students should not be incurring overtime pay. 

Hiring for Faculty

 Go to Hiring Students: Information for Faculty page.