Graduate Assistant - Division of Student Success - OSI
UNC Greensboro
Kenilworth, Greensboro, US
1d ago

The term Graduate Assistant is the umbrella term that encompasses all types of GA appointments. Graduate Assistants are employed by the University to teach, conduct research, or assist with administrative duties in departments and non-academic units.

Every attempt is made to assign Graduate Assistants to positions that are directly related to the student’s field of study or that provide the opportunity to develop transferable, professional skills.

Graduate Assistantships are assigned in the department or unit and confirmed by the Graduate School.

Additional Details

Please note this is for the 2020-2021 academic year.

The Office of Strategy & Innovation within the Division of Student Success is charged with the research, design, implementation, and evaluation of new and innovative student success strategies.

Working collaboratively with campus design teams or inter-institutional design teams, we identify and implement solutions to UNC Greensboro’s most pressing student success challenges utilizing a data informed approach.

Time Commitment : 20 hours / week during office hours (Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.) beginning August 10, 2020 May 7, 2021.

Specific hours will be determined in cooperation with the Assistant Director of Frontier Set based on the office needs. Evening work may be requested / required during peak times (times may vary).

Compensation : $12,000 stipend for the 2020-2021 academic year to be paid out on a monthly basis. The Office of Strategy and Innovation does not provide tuition waivers.

In addition to monetary compensation, this position provides a rich educational, practical, and well-rounded professional experience in the field of Higher Education Administration.

Graduate Assistant Areas of Responsibility : Working under the direct leadership and supervision of the Assistant Director Frontier Set, the GA will not be considered merely a support person but an active peer contributor to the Office of Strategy and Innovaton.

The GA will be an integral part of the Division of Student Success division by collaborating with all staff to accomplish the office mission.

Responsibilities and duties include, but are not limited to, the following :

1.Assist with managing the overall logistics of the Office of Strategy and Innovation

2.Assist in all aspects of the Spartan StartUp program including coordination of the technology loaner program, communication outreach and maintaining inventory

3.Assist with planning, coordination and implementation of activities related to Math Pathways Project, Academic Service Learning and Transfer Promise

4.Work collaboratively with program stakeholders on campus to ensure program deliverables are being met

5.Organize, maintain and update website content

6.Coordinate special projects that support the office priorities and objectives

7.Assist in committee work, including committee attendance as instructed by supervisor

8.Provide support for initiatives as needed for the Office of Strategy and Innovation and the Division of Student Success

9.Attend scheduled office team meetings

10.Perform routine clerical duties as instructed

11.Other duties as assigned, some evening and weekend work may be required.

Minimum Qualifications

To be eligible for appointments as a graduate assistant, you must :

  • Maintain academic good standing at all times (3.0).
  • Be enrolled full-time, which is generally a minimum of 9 credits.
  • Make satisfactory progress toward your degree as defined by your academic program and the Graduate School.
  • Meet the requirements to be eligible for employment in the U.S.
  • Additional Minimum Qualifications

    This position entails high contact with UNCG faculty, staff, and students and requires a person who demonstrates the following :

  • Strong interpersonal communication skills and the ability to interact with a diverse population
  • Effective time management & self-management skills, including the ability to be self-starting
  • Professionalism and flexibility in a fast-paced office environment
  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills that convey professionalism and respectfulness
  • Developed problem solving ability and willingness to seek consultation with colleagues
  • Strong attention to detail as it relates to administrative tasks
  • Ability to carry out work with minimum supervision
  • Computer skills (MS Office Suite, internet research ability, and social networking sites)
  • Continued good standing as a graduate student in a degree-granting program
  • Demonstrate experience and skills related to program development, student development and working with groups
  • Special Instructions to Applicants Number of Months per Year 10 Org #-Department Undergraduate Student Success - 13601 Posting Begin Date 05 / 14 / 2020 Posting Close Date Open Until Filled Yes

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