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Open Graduate Assistant and Work-Study Positions


Department of Gerontology (Project FOUND), Summer II:

The Graduate Assistant will report to the Joseph A. Biedenharn Endowed Chair in Gerontology / Professor Department Chair of Gerontology. This position will be responsible for administering psychosocial interviews and surveys to older adult caregivers and will assist in data entry and PASW statistical analyses. This position will also assist in data abstraction from secondary data set. This Graduate Assistantship is for Summer II; however, the right candidate could be extended into the Fall 2015 term at the discretion of the Department Chair. Send application and three letters of recommendation to Dr. Karen Frye, Department of Gerontology. Submissions may be sent electronically to gero@ulm.edu or delivered to Stubbs Hall Room 102.    


Processing Graduate Assistant-Graduate School

The Graduate Assistant for Processing will report to the Coordinator of Admissions and Director of Graduate School to carry out duties and responsibilities as assigned and in accordance with Graduate School policies and regulations. The Graduate Assistant for processing, when available, will carry out tasks as assigned by any full time member of the Graduate School team.

Duties and responsibilities:

process online applications based on ARGOS reports

process incoming transcripts

process incoming paper applications

create files for all applicants, or update existing files with new app information

answer telephone calls and emails in a courteous and responsible manner

other tasks as assigned

Skills and abilities:

Well-developed understanding of customer service best practices

Respect for policies, procedures, and instructions

Courteous and professional office manners


2015 - 2016 Academic Year

Office of Recruitment and Admissions, Summer II, Fall and Spring: The Graduate Assistant will report to the Director of Enrollment and Scholarships in the Office of Recruitment and Admissions. This position will be responsible for learning and using the Scholarship Award and Tracking Database System, which involves maintaining student information and documentation; preparing scholarship award offers; and generating follow-up correspondence.  This position will be responsible for general office duties and other assigned tasks. In addition, this position will be responsible for utilizing the placement test registration system and administering placement tests.  Applicants must have strong written and verbal communication skills; understand the importance of accuracy; be comfortable working with computers in a business environment; and be dependable. Send application and three letters of recommendation to Office of Recruitment and Admissions (Scholarships) electronically to scholarships@ulm.edu or deliver paper copies to the Office of Recruitment and Admissions (Scholarships), University Library 202.

Please note that no Graduate Assistant or Work-Study application materials should be submitted to the Graduate School. Materials should be submitted directly to the hiring supervisor for the position you are applying for.

If you have any questions regarding the Graduate Assistant or Work-Study hiring process, please contact 318-342-1036.