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Graduate Assistant: Master of Accounting Program (MAcc) - Accounting and Business Law


To be considered for this position, please submit:  1) a cover letter; 2) a resume; 3) unofficial transcripts; and 4) contact information for three references to:


POSITION START DATE:  January 7, 2024 


The graduate assistant will assist in the general operation of the Master of Accounting (MAcc) at Minnesota State University, Mankato. Responsibilities include: 
• Support and promote the accounting undergraduate and MAcc programs.
• Manage special projects.
• Assist with teaching the Accounting Cycles undergraduate course.
• Tutor specific subject areas.
• Perform other duties as assigned including classroom assistance for faculty teaching in the MAcc.


  • A Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or a closely related discipline.
  • Eligible for admission to a Minnesota State University, Mankato graduate program. (Appointments are contingent upon acceptance into a graduate degree program.)
  • Admitted to a Minnesota State University, Mankato graduate program by start date.
  • Enrolled in a minimum of six (6) graduate credits per semester during assistantship, and in good academic standing.
  • Maintain a minimum 3.4 GPA.


  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated skill to work independently and cooperatively.
  • Demonstrated ability to tutor a wide range of subjects in the Accounting curriculum.
  • Prior tutoring experience or prior work experience with Accounting majors.
  • Demonstrated commitment to fostering a diverse working and learning environment.


SALARY/STIPEND: Up to $10,000 (20 hrs/week) per academic year ($5,000 per semester) plus tuition stipends of 9 credits per semester, dependent upon availability of funds, period of appointment and assignment. Appointments made after the tenth day of classes are not eligible for tuition waiver.



Potential for renewal of appointment beyond the initial period of employment is contingent upon satisfactory performance and available funding. Graduate Assistants with a summer appointment must enroll for at least two graduate credits. Additional information about graduate assistantships at Minnesota State University, Mankato and application are available at:

Minnesota State System policy requires that graduate assistants must reside within the State of Minnesota for the duration of their appointment. 

Additional information on Minnesota State University, Mankato can be found at


Dr. Byron Pike, MAcc Director

Accounting and Business Law

Minnesota State University, Mankato 

150 Morris Hall

Mankato, MN 56001 

Phone: 507-389-6909 

TTY: 800-627-3529 or 711 



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Minnesota State University, Mankato has a long-standing commitment to diversity and is actively seeking to nurture and enrich its underrepresented communities. Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. In accordance with USCIS regulations, successful applicants must be legally able to accept work in the United States. Requests for reasonable accommodation of a disability during the application and/or interview process should be made to the Office of Human Resources, 507-389-2015 (V), 800-627-3529 or 711 (MRS/TTY). This vacancy notice is available in an alternative format upon request. Minnesota State University, Mankato is an affirmative action/equal opportunity University and is a member of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities System.