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Graduate Assistant - Education

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

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Other Education, Administrative, Academic Affairs, Adult & Continuing Education Programs, 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 - Education

Job Description

This Graduate Assistant reports directly to the Department of Education Graduate Director; maintaining strict confidentiality in regard to all student and department records; participating in regular meeting with the Education Graduate Committee; assisting graduate instructors with any/all tasks related to graduate program; and assisting Department Chairperson with department-related work.

This is a Non-teaching Graduate Assistantship.

• Maintaining databases of both current and former students
• Maintaining graduation records
• Distributing program information to inquirers
• Assisting with all recruitment activities – may require some travel, as well as evening/weekend attendance at conferences
• Updating programs of study and progress records for all current students
• Maintaining advisee lists for primary graduate advisors
• Updating information on graduate programs website
• Gathering information as requested via website/library searches, and direct phone contacts
• Distributing surveys to current and former students, according to preestablished schedule
• Aggregating and summarizing survey data
• Recording minutes of weekly graduate meetings
• Assisting graduate faculty with exhibit booth at professional conferences
• Completing miscellaneous office tasks (e.g., photocopying, writing letters, responding to emails), as requested

Required Qualifications

• Degree-seeking graduate student at Missouri Western State University
• Maintain a minimum of 3.0 GPA – not on academic probation.
• Enrolled in at least five (5) credit hours per semester

Essential Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Dependable, Reliable
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Strong computer skills, specifically Microsoft Excel and Word
  • Exceptional attention to detail (e.g., data entry, tracking dates of all emails and phone calls)
  • Communication, interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with coworkers, supervisor, the general public, etc. sufficient to exchange or convey information and to receive work direction.

Preferred Qualifications

Physical Demands

Sedentary Work: Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally



Additional Demands

Stipend payable: $2500/academic year ($1250 per semester)
Total Scholarship waiver of $7,500/academic year ($3750 per semester)
for a total award of $10,000.

Hours of Work

This GA position REQUIRES 10 hours per week during regular department hours (8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.)
Hours may vary
Location: 111 Murphy Hall

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