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Graduate Assistant - Health Professions

Missouri Western State University
Missouri, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Aug 5, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Kinesiology, Exercise Physiology & Physical Education, Administrative, Academic Affairs, Academic Administration, Other Academic Affairs, Business & Administrative Affairs, Business & Administrative Support, Student Affairs, Academic Advising & Academic Support Services
Employment Type
Full Time
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Position Title

Graduate Assistant - Health Professions

Job Description

The Graduate Assistant provides support to the Graduate Program Director for the Sport and Fitness Management Program as well as assist graduate instructors with any / all tasks related to graduate program.

  • Assist in recruitment/marketing of the SFM graduate program
  • Assist graduate instructors with any tasks related to the SFM graduate program
  • Assist faculty with department related works in the HSES program
  • Report directly to the SFM Graduate Program Director
  • Participate in meetings with graduate instructors
  • Maintain strict confidentiality regarding all student and department records
Specific Job Tasks :
  • Maintain databases for both current and former students
  • Maintain graduate records
  • ·Update program of study and progress records for all current students
  • Maintain advisee lists for graduate advisors
  • Record minutes of graduate meetings
  • Distribute program information to inquirers
  • Assist with all recruitment activities—may require some travel and evening/weekend attendance at conferences
  • Update information on graduate program Website
  • Facilitate social media presence
  • Assist faculty with literature reviews and survey construction and other related research activities (collect information through website, library searches, and direct contacts)
  • Support faculty with teaching related assistance upon request (help in preparing handouts and occasionally light grading)
  • Assist with Orientation and on-going activities related to growing number of national and international applications and students including responding to inquiries and assisting with job searches
  • Distribute surveys to current and former students according to pre-established schedule
  • Collect and summarize survey data
  • Assist faculty with exhibit booth at state professional conferences
  • Complete miscellaneous department tasks (i.e., photocopying, writing letters, responding emails, maintaining equipment rooms, etc.) as requested
Required Qualifications
  • Earned baccalaureate degree (in Management or Sport and Fitness related major preferred)
  • Degree-seeking graduate student at Missouri Western State University
  • Maintain a minimum of 3.0 GPA and enroll in at least five (5) Credit Hours per semester
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Good communication skills for interfacing with students, faculty, and staff
  • Exceptional attention detail (e,g, data entry, tracking dates of all emails and phone calls).
  • Dependable and Reliable
Preferred Qualifications

Physical Demands

Sedentary Work: Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally



Additional Demands

Stipend payable: $2500 per academic year
Plus Scholarship Waiver of $7500 per academic year
for a total award of $10,000 per academic year

Hours of Work

This GA position requires 10 hours per week during regular Health Professions Department hours (8:00 am – 4:30 pm)
Hours may vary.
Location : Looney Complex 214, Health Professions department

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