Graduate Assistantship Openings
Graduate students that meet the minimum requirements and are interested in applying for a graduate assistantship should follow the proper steps to completing an application:
1. Contact your academic department for any openings
2. View published openings of graduate assistantships listed below and contact the office directly if interested
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Courtney Noland, Coordinator of Domestic Graduate Recruitment at 270-809-5304.
Office of Greek Life and Student Organizations
The Office of Greek Life & Student Organizations offers support and direction to 22 fraternity and sororities affiliated with the National Panhellenic Conference, North-American Interfraternity Conference, and the National Pan-Hellenic Council.
The Graduate Assistant will function as a staff member, working directly with the Center for Student Involvement staff. He/She will assist the Director of Student Life and the Curris Center and Coordinator of Greek Life & Leadership Programs in providing support to the fraternal and student organizations.
The Graduate Advisor’s responsibilities will be carried out under the supervision of the Coordinator of Greek Life & Leadership Programs.
Assist in the planning and implementation of IFC and Panhellenic recruitment;
Assist in coordinating educational programs for Greek new members.
Assist in the recruiting and initiation of members for Order of Omega
Assist in the coordination of annual student organization events including: training programs, involvement fairs, and awards & recognition events, and other organizational development focused programs.
Meet regularly with supervisor to provide updates, monitor performance and seek guidance.
Fulfill other assigned duties.
Requires 20 hours per week while school is in session. Some evening and weekend work required.
Professional Competencies Offered
An understanding of how student development learning theory and research are relevant to student learning and personal development.
Ability to work with individual students with regard to learning and developmental issues.
Ability to advise student groups and organizations.
Ability to apply student learning and developmental theory to student affairs practice in a specific context.
The ability to formulate goals, implement strategies for achieving goals through efficient and effective use of resources and evaluation of goal attainment.
Adherence to and value for professional ethical standards.
Ability to teach and model respect for shared community values.
A willingness to engage in sustained dialogue in order to reach an understanding of the issues presented.
The ability to relate effectively to a wide range of people and appreciate individual differences, with cultural sensitivity.
Ability to build rapport, establish and maintain mutually satisfying relationships.
Ability to develop creative solutions to complex problems.
Flexibility and adaptability to changing circumstances.
Ability to develop creative solutions to complex problems and see opportunities where others see obstacles.
Ability to engage in the process of change
Please send a copy of your resume to email@example.com. If you have questions regarding this position please contact Kendall Harris, Coordinator of Greek Life and Student Leadership Programs at 270-809-6953.
Office of Recruitment
A paraprofessional position within the Office of Recruitment responsible for assisting the Coordinator of Data Management and other professional staff members within the office with data processing and clerical work to maintain Recruiter, which is our prospect and applicant management system for prospective students. This position would also involve the informing, advising, and counseling of prospective students and their families about the university and its programs.
Prerequisites Required for Position:
- Bachelor’s degree required
- Excellent computer skills, with proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
- Excellent oral and written communication skills
- Inspecting, cleaning, and correcting daily Recruiter reports
- Assist with building electronic and paper communication plans in Recruiter for prospective students
- Assist with supervising tele-counseling student workers
- Inform, advise and counsel prospective students and their families about the university
- Assist in the general administrative and, at times, clerical responsibilities of the office.