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Graduate Research Assistantship

The Office of International Education is now hiring for the Summer Only position of Graduate Research Assistant. Candidates selected for this position will receive a monthly salary, and if hired before the census date of the current semester candidates will be eligible for in-state tuition. Candidates should email their resumes to

Please do not apply if you do not meet the minimum requirements. This is a Summer Only position which will end by August 2014.


The OIE GRA will be responsible for ongoing maintenance and improvements on OIE website using web-based technologies. This is a significant role of this position. So a candidate with proficiency in web-based techologies (Dreamweaver and other Adobe products) will be highly preferred. Also, the GRA will need to be able to be a power-user in Microsoft Office products such as Excel. There are several programs and reports that utilize Excel in the office and familiarity or willingness to maintain macros in Excel will be required.

Minimum Requirements

  1. Masters level student, enrolled full time for the Summer Semester
  2. Proficiency in Dreamweaver, php and HTML.
  3. Experience with MS Excel and willingness to solve problems and maintain solutions in these applications.
  4. Good communication skills (speaking and writing). Candidate should be able to effectively communicate between technical and less technically sophisticated audiences.
  5. Ability to assess the needs and goals of the Office of International Education and creatively develop systems to accomplish those goals. Creativity in solving problems of varied complexity and scope.

Preferred Qualifications

  1. Professional or academic experience in graphic design (Adobe Photoshop)
  2. Proficiency and experience with web development with web-technologies like php, JQuery, Javascript, HTML and CSS.
  3. Comfortable with Visual Basic for Applications.
  4. Comfortable with Excel Macros
  5. Experience in pulling SQL reports and data analyzation.
  6. Should be comfortable/familiar with trouble-shooting of common computer related problems.

Qualified, interested applicants should bring a resume to the Office of International Education or send their resume via email to Successful candidates will demonstrate skills by example during the interview.