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Featured Job: Graduate Assistantships

Expand your career with real-world experience in your field before you graduate. The College of Education is offering paid, graduate assistantships for students who enroll in the Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies. You’ll get hands-on opportunities to work in higher education enrollment management, student success or student affairs as part of a unique collaboration at UTA – giving you the chance to bring your classroom knowledge to life! Interested? Contact elps.admissions@uta.edu to learn more and apply.

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Career Opportunities

Take the next step in your career, and apply for a position in education from a local organization. Please note that these positions are not directly affiliated with UTA and all hiring decisions will be made by those organizations. Use the contact information provided with each position to inquire about the opening. 

Last updated March 2022. 

Local Education Job Descriptions

Full and part-time positions available 

Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Tarrant County is seeking talented individuals who want to make positive changes in the lives of our kids. As the premier youth development organization in Tarrant County, we are providing high-quality programs for over 36,000 youth annually to help them succeed in all aspects of their lives. Together, we can transform lives and see kids thrive through:

  • Hands-on learning experiences that prepare kids and teens for college and careers
  • Positive mentors who boost children's confidence, self-esteem, and mental health
  • Life-changing programs that empower youth to be positive role models inside and outside of the classroom

Apply below:

BGCGTC.ORG/JOIN-OUR-TEAM

Posted on: 3/24/2022

We are currently interviewing for summer staff positions for our STEM Summer Camps in Dallas, Plano, and Prosper.  We expect to hire 50+ staff members to support our 2,000+ campers across our 8 camp locations.  We need UTA Education majors (all levels) to bring the fun this summer!  Our camps are almost totally sold out so we are looking for a lot of your talented students to join our team.  Working for us is a fantastic way to build their resumes while gaining valuable teaching experience (almost 40 hours each week!).  We would be so grateful if you can share/post/email the attached flyer with your students.  

What: STEM summer camp instructor (kids age 4-13)

When:  Mon-Fri, 8:30-4:15, Monday June 13- July 29

Where: Dallas, Plano, Prosper (8 locations)

How Much: $475-$575/week

FYI: We provide ALL lesson plans, supplies, and training! No teaching certification required.

APPLY: https://www.clubscikidzdallas.com/employment/

 

Club SciKidz instructor position flyer

Posted On: 5/5/2022

Readers2Leaders is a non-profit in the DFW area whose mission is to develop and grow the reading skills of underserved Dallas children ages 3-12 so that they succeed in school and graduate prepared to live productive lives. Readers 2 Leaders provides reading intervention program to elementary students below grade level. Check out the flyer below for more information on their reading instructor positions.

Flyer for Readers to Leaders program positions

Posted on: 5/3/2022

Duncanville ISD in southeastern Dallas County is hiring for multiple vacancies across the district. Visit https://www.duncanvilleisd.org/ and click "Jobs" in the top right-hand corner to view all open positions. Jobs on the website are open until filled.

Below is a list of available teaching opportunities within Everman ISD.

Everman Independent School District teaching positions flyer

Posted on: 4/7/2022

Teach Reading Classes to Students of All Ages

 

Now Accepting Applications for Summer 2022

The Institute of Reading Development is now hiring summer teachers for our live online reading skills programs for students of all ages. Our programs provide students with the skills, books, and experiences they need to achieve greater success in school and beyond. 

 

As an Institute teacher you will

  • Earn between $600-$700 per week
  • Improve your teaching skills and confidence, gaining valuable teaching experience with a variety of age groups from 4-year-olds to high school students
  • Help your students become successful readers with a love of great books. 

We provide comprehensive training and ongoing support for our teachers; we do not require teaching certification or experience. You must have a bachelor’s degree or higher and be available to teach classes five days a week, including both weekend days. We are looking for full-time teachers with availability to work 37-40 hours per week during the summer. There will be opportunities for continued employment with the Institute after the summer.  

 

Successful Institute teachers: 

  • Have strong reading skills and read for pleasure
  • Are responsible and hard-working, with strong communication and organizational skills
  • Are comfortable and confident with technology
  • Are patient and supportive with students and parents. 

Apply Now

 

Learn more about us and our reading programs at https://instituteofreadingdevelopmentteachingjobs.com/.

Posted on: 2/14/2022

Campus Recruitment Ambassador

Trinity Basin Preparatory School are seeking college students to recruit for Trinity Basin on their college campuses! This is a paid position for spring 2022 (January-July) with a salary of $11 for anywhere between 5-10 hours a week. If interested, APPLY HERE!

Learning Recovery Tutor

We are also hiring learning recovery tutors who would work with a certified classroom teacher to provide small group or 1x1 instruction in an after-school setting. Tutors would get training to help students with ELAR and math. It would be 1 hour after school (Monday- Thursday), but the schedule can be flexible on days you choose. You can also tutor on Saturdays (3 hours of tutoring and 1 hour of prep). APPLY HERE!

Hourly Rate:
High school student $15.00/HR
College student $20.00/HR
Provisional teacher $20.00/HR
Certified teacher $35.00/HR
Retired teacher $35.00/HR

Graduate Assistantships

More than a dozen roles are available on campus.

Take your classroom beyond the books with a new position in the realm of higher education right on the UTA campus. Browse several of the graduate assistant positions available to UTA students interested in a career as an education professional -- including those within the College of Education. Please note that these jobs may not be directly affiliated with the UTA College of Education. Use the contact information provided with each position to inquire about the opening. Please note that these roles do not provide an out-of-state tuition waiver.

Last updated October 2021. 

Graduate Assistant Job Descriptions

Position Summary

The Graduate Advising Assistant (GAA) will be responsible for uploading and maintaining academic advisor resources located on the UTA academic advising webpages and within the advising professional development Canvas course. Work will be performed under the direction and supervision of the Professional Development Coordinator for Academic Advising in the University Advising Center (UAC).

Requirements and Remuneration 

  • Bachelor’s degree.

  • Must be enrolled in a graduate program at the University of Texas at Arlington. 

  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.

  • Proficiency in using Microsoft office (Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint).

  • Approximately 20 hours per week including occasional evening and weekend commitments.

  • Nine-month appointment.

  • $1,400/month plus benefits. 

Preferred Qualifications 

  • Proficiency in using social media and graphic design platforms.

  • Prior experience creating and managing information for website(s).  

  • Experience using Microsoft 365 products (Teams, Sharepoint).

  • Experience using learning management platforms such as Canvas and Blackboard.   

  • Organizational ability, punctuality, and self‐motivation. 

  • Exhibit a high level of professionalism, particularly when interacting with students, faculty, Deans, etc.

  • Two-year availability preferred. 

GAA Competencies and Outcomes

  • GAA will demonstrate applied competencies such as decision‐making, time management, planning, critical thinking, and problem solving. 

  • GAA will exercise a variety of communication skills including formal and informal verbal communication and informal and professional writing. 

  • GAA will enhance understanding of academic advising.

  • GAA will assist with the developments and updates of the academic advising website and advisor professional development Canvas course.

  • GAA will help create academic advising training seminars.

Major Responsibilities and/or Deliverables

Professional Development

  • Attend trainings/webinars on academic advising. 

  • Attend MARK training and other advising professional development opportunities to gain greater understanding of academic advising.  

  • Participate in biweekly training meetings with the Professional Development Coordinator in Academic Advising for the purposes of knowledge/skill development, troubleshooting and personal evaluation. 

  • Participate in weekly staff and team meetings. 

  • Participate in ongoing staff in-services and trainings

Website and Canvas Design

  • Assist with the creation of an academic advising website.

  • Partner with the Professional Development Coordinator in Academic Advising to create a professional development CANVAS module.

Additional Responsibilities

  • Hold office hours: answer phones, answer emails, assist with other campus programming activities, and any other related programs. 

  • Work collaboratively with professional staff and colleagues in various departments within the university. 

  • Other duties as assigned. 

Application

  • Materials needed for application: resume and cover letter. 

  • Anticipated Start Date: August 16th, 2022 

  • Questions may be directed by email to jennifer.janes@uta.edu or phone to (817) 272-3140. 

Position Summary – GSA - Academic Support Programs 

The Graduate Student Assistant (GSA) for Academic Support Programs in the Academic Success Center (ASC) reports to the Director in the Division of Academic Support Programs and will be responsible for assisting in Coordinated Group Study and with academic success workshops. 

Requirements and Remuneration: 

  • Bachelor’s degree is required 
  • Must be enrolled in a graduate program at the University of Texas at Arlington 
  • Excellent analytical and quantitative skills. 
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written. 
  • Proficiency in using Microsoft office (Word, Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint) 
  • Approximately 20 hours per week including occasional evening and weekend commitments 
  • 9-month appointment 
  • $1,300/month plus benefits  

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Prior experience with working with college students.  
  • Understanding of the peer-led academic support programs.  
  • Organizational ability, punctuality, and self‐motivation. 
  • Exhibit a high level of professionalism, particularly when interacting with students, faculty, Deans, etc. 
  • Experience presenting and/or facilitating with groups of varying sizes. 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. 
  • 2-year availability preferred. 

GSA Competencies and Outcomes: 

  • GSA will gain experience in program logistics and event planning. 
  • GSA will conduct assessment of an academic support program 
  • GSA will assist with data collection, reporting and analysis using various software including TutorTrac, SAS, and Civitas.  
  • GSA will develop presentation skills by presenting to classes and organizations.  
  • GSA will assist with marketing and promotion of Academic Support Programs. 
  • GSA will gain experience with large scale training (200+ peer educators)  
  • GSA will demonstrate the ability to work successfully in a team. 
  • GSA will demonstrate applied competencies such as decision‐making, time management, planning, budgeting, program implementation and program management. 
  • GSA will exercise a variety of communication skills including formal and informal verbal communication and informal and professional writing. 

Major Responsibilities and/or Deliverables: 

  • Assist in establishing Coordinated Study Groups for courses not supported by the Academic Success Center.  
  • Monitor requests for study groups and coordinate with students in the section of the course, arrange study location and share resources. 
  • Meet with study groups to establish protocol for the semester and provide guidance with group management and facilitation skills. 
  • Assist with coordination of CRLA Level I and Level II training and other program trainings including workshops for ASC peer educators.  

Communication: 

  • Create and deliver academic success presentations to student classes, organizations, and departments across campus. 
  • Meet with departments across campus to provide training and professional development for staff members to refer students effectively, as well as educate on services provided by the ASC 

Professional Development: 

  • Attend Academic Success Center Peer Education training and other professional development opportunities to gain greater understanding of academic support and persistence.  
  • Participate in weekly one-on-one meetings with the Director for the purposes of program planning, troubleshooting and personal evaluation. 
  • Participate in staff and team meetings. 
  • Participate in ongoing staff in-services and trainings. 
  • Receive training in TutorTrac, PeopleSoft, Genesis, Ocelot, Civitas, Canvas, and SAS. 

Additional Responsibilities: 

  • Hold office hours and drop-in hours: answer phones, answer emails, assist with other campus programming activities, assist with drop‐in traffic, and any other related programs. 
  • Work collaboratively with professional staff and colleagues in various departments within the university. 
  • Submit feedback and recommendation for future development and tracking of coordinated study group programs.  
  • Other duties as assigned. 

Application: 

Materials needed for application: resume and cover letter. 


Position Summary – GSA - Academic Engagement Programs 

The Graduate Student Assistant (GSA) for Academic Engagement Programs in the Academic Success Center (ASC) reports to the Director of Academic Engagement and will be responsible for assisting in benchmarking persistence and completion initiatives and assisting with retention programs for first-year, transfer, and historically at-risk undergraduate students. 

Requirements and Remuneration 

  • Bachelor’s degree is required 
  • Must be enrolled in a graduate program at the University of Texas at Arlington 
  • Excellent analytical and quantitative skills. 
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written. 
  • Proficiency in using Microsoft office (Word, Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint) 
  • Approximately 20 hours per week including occasional evening and weekend commitments 
  • 9-month appointment 
  • $1,300/month plus benefits  

Preferred Qualifications 

  • Prior experience with working with college students.  
  • Understanding of the student success and retention for undergraduate students. 
  • Organizational ability, punctuality, and self‐motivation. 
  • Exhibit a high level of professionalism, particularly when interacting with students, faculty, Deans, etc. 
  • Experience presenting and/or facilitating with groups of varying sizes. 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. 
  • 2-year availability preferred. 

GSA Competencies and Outcomes: 

  • GSA will gain experience in program logistics and event planning. 
  • GSA will conduct assessment of an academic bridge programs, persistence coaching. 
  • GSA will develop presentation skills by presenting to classes and organizations.  
  • GSA will demonstrate the ability to work successfully in a team. 
  • GSA will demonstrate applied competencies such as decision‐making, time management, planning, budgeting, program implementation and program management. 
  • GSA will exercise a variety of communication skills including formal and informal verbal communication and informal and professional writing. 

Major Responsibilities and/or Deliverables: 

  • Assist in the day-to-day operations of the Academic Coaching program.  
  • Assist with all data collection, reporting and analysis using various software including TutorTrac, SAS, and Civitas. 
  • Assist in benchmarking research of persistence programs for specialized populations (first-year, transfer, and historically at-risk undergraduate students). 
  • Create and facilitate workshops on key topics related to student success. 
  • Assist with planning of persistence programming for specialized populations. 

Communication 

  • Create and deliver academic success presentations to student classes, organizations, and departments across campus. 
  • Participate in the creation and utilization of student outreach campaigns using multiple media types and software including, Ocelot, Civitas and Genesys Cloud. 
  • Meet with departments across campus to provide training and professional development for staff members to refer students effectively.  

Professional Development: 

  • Attend Academic Success Center Peer Education training and other professional development opportunities to gain greater understanding of academic support and persistence.  
  • Participate in weekly one-on-one meetings with the Director for the purposes of program planning, troubleshooting and personal evaluation. 
  • Participate in staff and team meetings. 
  • Participate in both preliminary and on-going Academic Coaching training. 

Additional Responsibilities: 

  • Hold office hours and drop-in hours: answer phones, answer emails, assist with other campus programming activities, assist with drop‐in traffic, and any other related programs. 
  • Assist with supervision of student support staff. 
  • Work collaboratively with professional staff and colleagues in various departments within the university. 
  • Submit feedback and recommendation for future development and tracking of coordinated study group programs.  
  • Other duties as assigned. 

Application: 

Materials needed for application: resume and cover letter. 

Questions may be directed by email to Melissa Smith at Melissa.Smith@uta.edu or phone to (817) 272-0317. 

Position Summary 

The Graduate Student Assistant (GSA) for Curriculum and Assessment reports to the Assistant Director for Curriculum and Assessment and will be responsible for assisting in the management and implementation of assessment and reporting practices for the Office of New Student Courses. The GSA will also be involved in supervising Peer Academic Leaders and acting as a guest instructor for a limited number of UNIV courses focused on experiential learning. The GSA is critical to the success of these initiatives, which support the overall success of NSC and all incoming students at the UTA. 

The Office of New Student Courses, housed within the Division of Student Success, offers first year seminars to freshman and transfer students new to UTA. The courses are designed to orient students to life on the Maverick campus by providing them with essential resources for their student success, instruction on critical thinking skills for academic success, and access to faculty and peer networks. The new student courses (UNIV 1101, 1131, and 1000) have a Peer Academic Leader (PAL) in each section that facilitate classroom discussion and communicate course content. PALs are undergraduate student leaders who function as role models and peer educators for the course. 

Requirements and Remuneration 

  • Bachelor’s degree is required 
  • Must be enrolled in a graduate program at the University of Texas at Arlington 
  • Excellent analytical and quantitative skills. 
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written. 
  • Proficiency in using Microsoft office (Word, Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint) 
  • Approximately 20 hours per week including occasional evening and weekend commitments 
  • 9-month appointment 
  • $1,400/month plus benefits and in-state tuition rates 

Preferred Qualifications 

  • Proficiency in data collection software and programs (e.g. QuestionPro, Microsoft Forms, Microsoft Power BI, etc.) 
  • Experience processing and filtering large quantities of data. 
  • Organizational ability, punctuality, and self‐motivation. 
  • Exhibit a high level of professionalism, particularly when interacting with faculty, Deans, etc. 
  • Experience presenting and/or facilitating with groups of varying sizes. 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. 
  • 2-year availability preferred. 

GSA Competencies and Outcomes: 

  • GSA will develop assessment, evaluation, and implementation skills related to student learning outcomes and curriculum development. 
  • GSA will develop supervision skills that will allow them to support peer academic leaders with developing lesson plans, facilitating classroom discussions, delivering engaging instruction, and managing classroom behaviors. 
  • GSA will gain expertise in creating and developing assessment and data reports.
  • GSA will demonstrate the ability to work successfully in a team. 
  • GSA will demonstrate applied competencies such as decision‐making, time management, planning, budgeting, program implementation and program management. 
  • GSA will exercise a variety of communication skills including formal and informal verbal communication and informal and professional writing. 

Major Responsibilities and/or Deliverables: 

Curriculum and Pedagogy: 

  • Co-facilitate a first-year seminar course for either transfer students or first time in college students. 
  • Develop and implement curriculum for student success in the UNIV courses. 

Data Analysis 

  • Assist with data analysis and write up of assessment reports. 
  • Work with raw data and use pivot tables to convert data to charts, tables. 
  • Format and edit charts and reports for uniformity. 
  • Assist with data acquisition and management (data checking, cleaning, organizing, and other manipulations). 

Peer Academic Leader Supervision 

  • Conduct weekly or bi-weekly one on one meetings with Peer Academic Leaders. 
  • Perform PAL classroom observations of teaching and discussion facilitation twice a semester. Hold follow up development meetings based on the results of the observations.
  • Monitor and assess lesson plans submitted by PALs. Review lesson plans during regular one on ones. 
  • Attend all PAL training events, including August and January events. 
  • Verify acknowledgement of PAL weekly and other communication.

Professional Development: 

  • Attend trainings/webinars on systems and software used for data analysis and PAL supervision. 
  • Participate in weekly one-on-one meetings with the Assistant Director for Curriculum and Assessment for the purposes of program planning, troubleshooting and personal evaluation. 
  • Participate in weekly staff and team meetings. 
  • Participate in ongoing staff in-services and trainings. 

Additional Responsibilities: 

  • Hold office hours: answer phones, answer emails, assist with other campus programming activities, assist with walk‐in traffic, and any other related programs. 
  • Work collaboratively with professional staff and colleagues in various departments within the university. 
  • Submit feedback and recommendation for future development of curriculum and assessment reporting, specifically related to the UNIV courses and PAL program. 
  • Other duties as assigned. 

Application: 

Materials need for application: resume and cover letter. 

Anticipated Start Date: August 9th, 2021 

Questions may be directed by email to nsc@uta.edu or phone to (817) 272-6190. 

Graduate Assistant Internship in Enrollment Management  

Job Description: UTA Division of Enrollment Management 

The Graduate Assistant collaborates on assignments within the Division of Enrollment Management. Work areas may include one or more of the following: financial aid, scholarships, registrar’s office, admissions processing, student recruitment, retention, international student matters, veterans benefits and services, events, admissions marketing, TRIO, outreach, data leveraging, presentations and enrollment research and technology. In addition, the Graduate Assistant works collaboratively to ensure that new and continuing students, including freshman, transfer, and non-traditional students, are supported through their application and enrollment process, and prepared for success.  

The Graduate Assistant supports strategic enrollment activities and processes to meet student enrollment and success goals and is available and accountable to members of their team and internship supervisor.  

The position will work twenty hours per week. Evening and weekend work may be occasionally required. 

Examples of Duties: 

  • Assist with assigned projects within student enrollment, admissions, recruitment, systems and technology, marketing, partnerships, evaluation and records, TRIO, and/or financial aid. 
  • Assist prospective students and their families during the college admission process, including participation in recruitment events, outreach, partnerships, and other projects as assigned. 
  • Create and support a welcoming environment for prospects and families from diverse communities exploring college and career pathways along the continuum. 
  • Help manage the front desk area for the designated office to support customer service excellence and operations, including transcript and student records and enrollment services. 
  • Create and update community college transfer guides and transfer degree plans, including collaboration with academic departments, advisors, and registrar personnel. 
  • Communicate with community college coordinators regarding transfer guides and the UTA Maverick Transfer Track. 
  • Assist with cross-cultural & competency training and engagement opportunities across all aspects of the division to assist students through the recruitment funnel and connect with resources to ensure persistence through graduation. 
  • Serve prospective students by processing paperwork and conducting follow-up activities with students and families via the web, email, social media, phone, text, postcard, and/or in-person communications.  
  • Assist with various projects pertaining to data quality, data entry, reporting, and analysis. 
  • Communicate UTA’s mission and vision effectively and consistently to positively influence enrollment outcomes. 
  • Develop reports, presentations, spreadsheets, etc. as required for the work. 
  • Other duties as assigned. 

Required Skills: 

  • Experience using word processing, spreadsheet, database, internet, and email applications. 
  • Excellent customer service skills and attention to detail. 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with ability to present information clearly and concisely. 
  • Listens and responds effectively and encourages the expression of diverse ideas.  
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and changing work environment.  
  • Ability to work effectively in teams with diverse groups of people. 

Required Qualifications: 

  • Current enrollment in a UTA graduate program including but not limited to: Educational Leadership, Business, Information Systems, Public Administration, etc.    
  • Professionalism and the ability to positively represent UT Arlington at all times. 
  • Self-directed, self-motivated, and able to meet deadlines and see projects through to completion. 
  • Service and people-centered disposition with high regard for integrity, trust, and a mission-driven philosophy. 

Position Summary 

The Graduate Student Assistant (GSA) for Experiential Learning reports to the Associate Director for Experiential Learning and will be responsible for assisting in the program management, assessment, and implementation of experiential learning in the New Student Courses.  The GSA will also be heavily involved in supervising Peer Academic Leaders and acting as a guest instructor for a limited number of UNIV courses focused on experiential learning. The GSA is critical to the success of these initiatives, which support the overall success of NSC and all incoming students at the UTA. 

The Office of New Student Courses, housed within the Division of Student Success, offers first year seminars to freshman and transfer students new to UTA. The courses are designed to orient students to life on the Maverick campus by providing them with essential resources for their student success, instruction on critical thinking skills for academic success, and access to faculty and peer networks.  The new student courses (UNIV 1101, 1131, and 1000) have a Peer Academic Leader (PAL) in each section that facilitate classroom discussion and communicate course content. PALs are undergraduate student leaders who function as role models and peer educators for the course. 

Requirements and Remuneration 

  • Bachelor’s degree is required 
  • Must be enrolled in a graduate program at the University of Texas at Arlington 
  • Approximately 20 hours per week including occasional evening and weekend commitments 
  • 9-month appointment 
  • $1,300/month plus benefits and in-state tuition rates 

Preferred Qualifications 

  • Past involvement with supervision, teaching, and experiential learning. 
  • Organizational ability, punctuality, and self‐motivation. 
  • Exhibit a high level of professionalism, particularly when interacting with faculty, Deans, etc. 
  • Experience presenting and/or facilitating with groups of varying sizes. 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. 
  • 2-year availability preferred. 

GSA Competencies and Outcomes: 

  • GSA will develop assessment, evaluation, and implementation skills related to student learning outcomes and curriculum development. 
  • GSA will develop supervision skills that will allow them to support peer academic leaders with developing lesson plans, facilitating classroom discussions, delivering engaging instruction, and managing classroom behaviors. 
  • GSA will gain expertise in University policies/procedures. 
  • GSA will demonstrate the ability to work successfully in a team. 
  • GSA will demonstrate applied competencies such as decision‐making, time management, planning, budgeting, program implementation and program management. 
  • GSA will exercise a variety of communication skills including formal and informal verbal communication and informal and professional writing. 

Major Responsibilities and/or Deliverables: 

Curriculum and Pedagogy: 

  • Co-facilitate a first-year seminar course for either transfer students or first time in college students. 
  • Develop and implement curriculum for student success in the UNIV courses. 

Experiential Learning Curriculum and Assessment 

  • Assist with experiential learning curriculum development and assessment, particularly around the five areas of the Maverick Advantage: Leadership Development, Community Engagement, Career Development, Global Engagement, and Undergraduate Research. 
  • Assist with developing and managing campus and community partners for experiential learning opportunities. 
  • Assist with managing student placement in experiential learning sections of the UNIV courses. 

Peer Academic Leader Supervision 

  • Conduct weekly or bi-weekly one on one meetings with Peer Academic Leaders. 
  • Perform PAL classroom observations of teaching and discussion facilitation twice a semester. Hold follow up development meetings based on the results of the observations.  
  • Monitor and assess lesson plans submitted by PALs. Review lesson plans during regular one on ones. 
  • Attend all PAL training events, including August and January events. 
  • Verify acknowledgement of PAL weekly and other communication.  

Professional Development: 

  • Participate in weekly one-on-one meetings with the Associate Director for Experiential Learning for the purposes of program planning, troubleshooting and personal evaluation. 
  • Attend trainings/webinars on systems and software used for residential learning and PAL supervision. 
  • Participate in weekly staff and team meetings. 
  • Participate in ongoing staff in-services and trainings. 

Additional Responsibilities: 

  • Hold office hours: answer phones, answer emails, assist with other campus programming activities, assist with walk‐in traffic, and any other related programs. 
  • Work collaboratively with professional staff and colleagues in various departments within the university. 
  • Submit feedback and recommendation for future development of curriculum and assessment reporting, specifically related to the UNIV courses and PAL program. 
  • Other duties as assigned. 

Application: 

Materials need for application: resume and cover letter. 

Anticipated Start Date: August 9th, 2021 


University of Texas Arlington Graduate Administrative Assistant, Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

JOB TITLE Graduate Administrative Assistant

JOB #5378874

JOB SUMMARY

This position is a 20 hour per week Graduate Administrative Assistant designed to aid the Office of DEI with administrative functions in keeping with the needs of the office including but not limited to

clerical, computer-based, editorial, research, planning and etcetera. Through this administrative assistantships students (Master’s or Doctoral) will be given an opportunity to apply his/hers/their academic skills to assigned tasks and develop their administrative skills. In addition to specific responsibilities of the position the Graduate Assistant is responsible for a variety of roles as a

paraprofessional staff member.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

1. Assist DEI staff with cultural competence, engagement and recruitment initiatives.

2. Conduct research as needed on best practices, programs and initiatives in exploration of

suitability for UTA community.

3. Conduct research on regional, statewide and national DEI trends and events.

4. Attend staff meetings and any relevant development and planning activities.

5. Assist with the coordination, implementation and realization of DEI programs and activities.

6. Benchmark peer and aspiring -peer DEI programs and offices.

7. Provide input into office goals and strategic planning.

8. Maintain DEI social media accounts and websites.

9. Perform other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must be admitted to and currently enrolled in a closely related program of studies including but not limited to Public Administration, Human Resource Management, Organizational Psychology, Social Work, Social Studies.
  • Must be and remain in good academic standing suitable for continued enrollment in his/her/their program of studies.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Knowledge and experience with matters across the diversity, equity and inclusion continuum.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

Strong technological skills and abilities.

Possession of excellent communication, organizational, interpersonal and teamwork skills.

Capability to function autonomously as a member of a team.

Position posted November 23, 2021

University of Texas Arlington Graduate Research Assistant  

Position Description 

2020-2021 

  1. POSITION INFORMATION

JOB TITLE Graduate Research Assistant 

PROJECT Intrapersonal Competency Cultivation Research Team 

SUPERVISOR Dr. Marilee Bresciani Ludvik 

  1. IIAdministration, Rehabilitation, and Postsecondary Education (ARPE)

III. Graduate Research Assistant Duties and Responsibilities 

This graduate research assistant will work with Dr. Marilee Bresciani Ludvik on her research in the cultivation of intrapersonal competencies and their impacts on student success. Specifically, the research assistant will assist with: 

  • Finding articles for literature reviews 
  • Compiling literature reviews 
  • Gathering data 
  • Analyzing data 
  • Support the writing of grants via data analysis 
  • Managing grants via data analysis 
  • Managing research projects 
  • Editing reports and manuscripts 
  • Formatting reports and manuscripts 
  • Co-presenting results and reports if quality is assured 
  • Co-publishing if quality is assured 
  1. EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES

Completion of the aforementioned responsibilities will result in evidence of quality research and communication skills, including both written and oral. In addition, students will be able to plan their own research projects, which includes time for collaborative design of methodology and discussion of results. 

  1. REQUIREMENTS
  1. Must have a 3.00 cumulative G.P.A. for graduate courses during employment. 
  1. Must be enrolled in at least 6 units in a student personnel or related program at San Diego State University during the academic year. 
  1. Must be available to work an average of 20 hours per week during the academic year. 
  1. Must have an introductory understanding of research processes and ability to use SPSS or R. 
  1. COMPENSATION

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(Document Updated 01-13-20) 

Position Summary 

The Graduate Student Assistant (GSA) for Major Exploration reports to the Associate Director in the Division of Student Success and will be responsible for assisting in the management and implementation of major exploration initiatives in the Division of Student Success. The GSA will also be involved in the creation of presentations to be delivered to exploratory students, collaboration with the Lockheed Martin Career Development Center, one-on-one appointments with students regarding major exploration and holding drop-in hours in the Exploratory Majors Center. The GSA is critical to the success of these initiatives, which support the overall success of assessment across advising units at UTA. 

Requirements and Remuneration 

  • Bachelor’s degree is required 
  • Must be enrolled in a graduate program at the University of Texas at Arlington 
  • Excellent analytical and quantitative skills. 
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written. 
  • Proficiency in using Microsoft office (Word, Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint) 
  • Approximately 20 hours per week including occasional evening and weekend commitments 
  • 9-month appointment 
  • $1,400/month plus benefits  

Preferred Qualifications 

  • .  
  • Prior experience with working with college students.  
  • Understanding of the major exploration process, majors at UTA, associated careers and recourses on campus.  
  • Organizational ability, punctuality, and self‐motivation. 
  • Exhibit a high level of professionalism, particularly when interacting with students, faculty, Deans, etc. 
  • Experience presenting and/or facilitating with groups of varying sizes. 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. 
  • 2-year availability preferred. 

GSA Competencies and Outcomes: 

  • GSA will meet frequently with exploratory students to help guide students to majors at UTA.  
  • GSA will conduct intentional outreach to students via phone calls, texts and emails to complete continuous cycle of outreach.  
  • GSA will develop presentation skills by presenting to advising leads and administrators across campus.  
  • GSA will assist with marketing and promotional events for the Exploratory Majors Center.  
  • GSA will demonstrate the ability to work successfully in a team. 
  • GSA will demonstrate applied competencies such as decision‐making, time management, planning, budgeting, program implementation and program management. 
  • GSA will exercise a variety of communication skills including formal and informal verbal communication and informal and professional writing. 

Major Responsibilities and/or Deliverables: 

Exploratory Major Center 

  • Meet with students one-on-one via appointments and drop-ins.  
  • Conduct outreach to students, follow up on appointments to ensure students have completed assessments, visited career center, etc.  
  • Attend major fairs and other promotional events across campus on behalf of Exploratory Major Center.  

Communication 

  • Create and deliver presentations to students, advising leads and administrators across campus. 
  • Assist in updates of Exploratory Majors website to highlight services and successes.  
  • Meet with departments across campus to provide training and professional development for staff members to refer students effectively.  

Professional Development: 

  • Attend trainings/webinars on major exploration. 
  • Attend MARK training and other advising professional development opportunities to gain greater understanding of academic advising.  
  • Participate in weekly one-on-one meetings with the Associate Director for the purposes of program planning, troubleshooting and personal evaluation. 
  • Participate in weekly staff and team meetings. 
  • Participate in ongoing staff in-services and trainings. 

Additional Responsibilities: 

  • Hold office hours and drop-in hours: answer phones, answer emails, assist with other campus programming activities, assist with drop‐in traffic, and any other related programs. 
  • Work collaboratively with professional staff and colleagues in various departments within the university. 
  • Submit feedback and recommendation for future development and tracking of exploratory majors initiatives.  
  • Other duties as assigned. 

Application: 

Materials needed for application: resume and cover letter. 

Anticipated Start Date: August 9th, 2021 

Questions may be directed by email to rhamzeh@uta.edu or phone to (817) 272-3140. 

University of Texas Arlington Graduate Assistant 

Position Description 

2020-2021 

I. POSITION INFORMATION 

JOB TITLE Graduate Assistant 

PROJECT. Men of Distinction-Retention & Engagement 

SUPERVISOR Relius Johnson 

II. Multicultural Affairs in the Division of Student Affairs 

The Office of Multicultural Affairs is a catalyst for inclusive and equitable practices through intentional discussions, facilitation and student development. Our mission is to not only make UT-Arlington a more equitable place but to prepare our students, staff and faculty to become social change agents that will make positive and inclusive impacts world-wide. 

III. Graduate Research Assistant Duties and Responsibilities 

Graduate Assistants (GA) in for Office of Multicultural Affairs will gain valuable skills that can be transferred to any area within higher education and beyond. This graduate assistant will be supervised by a full time staff member who coordinates the Men of Distinction Program at the University of Texas at Arlington. In addition to working with the Men of Distinction Program, the GA is also given the opportunity to work on various projects and offices at the university. In this role serving as a GA you are expected to engage - educate - and empower students to create a climate centered around inclusion through focusing on Identity Engagement; Leadership & Education; or Institutional Navigation Assist with the coordination of Maverick Conversation series. 

• Manage established aspects and projects assigned from the Office of Multicultural Affairs 

• Oversee student assistants 

• Serve as the Graduate Advisor for Men of Distinction and other student organizations (if applicable) 

• Regularly update the Multicultural website and social media 

• Develop a series of programs and workshops to respond to the needs of college students 

• Collaborate with appropriate faculty, staff, and student organizations to develop programs, activities, and events of particular significance to the African American and Latino student experience 

• Assess program attendance and track student engagement 2 

• Serve as an active and receptive liaison to all student organizations & committees on campus; work closely with the advisor, advisory board, and membership student organizations 

• Assist full time staff in the Office of Multicultural Affairs with executing, and evaluating all activities assigned 

• Work as a team player in the Office of Multicultural Affairs 

• Participate in and execute all other office operations, events, and programs as deemed necessary by supervisor 

IV. EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES 

The conditions of your employment as a graduate assistant include (1) adequate performance of assistantship duties, including, but is not limited to, attending office functions and retreats, as well as, fulfilling the responsibilities of the job description and (2) satisfactory progress toward your degree. The term “satisfactory progress” includes, but is not limited to, maintaining semester and cumulative grade point averages of at least 3.0 taking and passing examinations on schedule, and, if applicable, working on your thesis or dissertation in a manner that meets the approval of your major professor. Satisfactory progress toward the degree will be evaluated by appropriate graduate faculty of the degree program in which you are enrolled. Your performance in your assistantship duties will be evaluated in the context of a written job description, your direct supervisor or head of the department in which you are employed will be the final authority for judging performance of duties. 

V. REQUIREMENTS 

• Enrolled as a full-time graduate student at the University of Texas at Arlington 

• Demonstrated programming and event planning experience in a higher education setting 

• Possess a working knowledge of student development trends relative to African American and Latino males and diverse populations 

• Possess strong oral and written communication skills 

• Ability to manage multiple on-going projects 

• Ability to work independently in executing programs and projects 

• Possess an authentic appreciation for diversity issues and trends in higher education 

• Possess outstanding leadership, organizational, presentation, time management, and problem-solving skills 

• Must be detail oriented 

• Must be able to work independently and as part of an office staff 

VI. COMPENSATION 

This is a year long appointment unless otherwise discussed. 

Compensation: $1300 stipend a month 

Tentative Start Date: August 2, 2021 

Hours: 19 hours a week Mon-Fri including some nights and weekends 


Job Title:

Graduate Assistant-Orientation

Department:

Maverick Orientation and Transition Programs

No of Openings:

1

Work Schedule:

M-F, 8-5, Variable (flexible)

Hours per Week:

20

Wage per Hour:

TBD

Start Date:

June 1, 2021

End Date:

05/31/2021 (employment may be able to continue through the summer)

Supervisor:

Dr. Nancy McGruder

Background:

Job Description:

Maverick Orientation and Transition Programs coordinates programs to support students in the transition to UTA. The department offers two main programs: New Maverick Orientation and Maventure Camp. The Graduate Assistant will support the department’s efforts to attract and onboard student leaders who serve these programs.

  1. Coordinate the recruitment of student leaders to support the New Maverick Orientation and Maventure Camp programs, which includes the development of traditional and social media marketing campaigns that will attract talented students that represent the diversity of the campus.
  1. Manage the interview processes for the student leader positions, including the development of the interview sign up process, communications of interview decisions to applicants, and coordination of department staff and volunteers to conduct interviews.
  1. Assist in the training of Orientation Leader and Maventure Camp Leaders.
  1. Support the planning and execution of the department’s programs, which may include coordination of equipment and supplies, working with campus partners to arrange services or presentations, and delivery of content and curriculum.
  1. Benchmark best practices and conduct research for new initiatives for new student programs.
  1. Represent the department on divisional committees as necessary.

*Criminal background check conducted

Qualifications:

Minimum requirements include a bachelor’s degree and current enrollment in a graduate degree program.

Would prefer candidates to also have:

Experience working with college students in a programmatic and advisory capacity. Experience in developing and implementing programs for college students. Experience with developing and executing a marketing plan, including the design of publications and social media expertise. Knowledge of database and word processing computer applications. Demonstrated effectiveness in working with diverse student populations. Excellent oral and written communication skills.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Position Summary – GSA Outreach for Academic Success Center 

The Graduate Student Assistant (GSA) for Outreach - Academic Success Center (ASC) reports to the Director of TRIO Student Support Services Program and will be responsible for coordinating outreach efforts for various retention and completion programs. 

Requirements and Remuneration 

  • Bachelor’s degree is required. 
  • Must be enrolled in a graduate program at the University of Texas at Arlington. 
  • Excellent analytical and quantitative skills. 
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written. 
  • Proficiency in using Microsoft office (Word, Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint). 
  • Approximately 20 hours per week including occasional evening and weekend commitments. 
  • 9-month appointment. 
  • $1,300/month plus benefits.  

Preferred Qualifications 

  • Prior experience with working with college students. 
  • Understanding of the student success and retention for undergraduate students. 
  • Organizational ability, punctuality, and self‐motivation. 
  • Exhibit a high level of professionalism, particularly when interacting with students, faculty, Deans, etc. 
  • Experience presenting and/or facilitating with groups of varying sizes. 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. 
  • 2-year availability preferred. 

GSA Competencies and Outcomes: 

  • GSA will gain experience in program logistics and event planning. 
  • GSA will develop presentation skills by presenting to classes and organizations.  
  • GSA will demonstrate the ability to work successfully in a team. 
  • GSA will demonstrate applied competencies such as decision‐making, time management, planning, budgeting, program implementation and program management. 
  • GSA will exercise a variety of communication skills including formal and informal verbal communication and informal and professional writing. 

Major Responsibilities and/or Deliverables: 

  • Serve as primary coordinator for all outreach programming by scheduling and confirming all presentation requests, as well as serving as the presenter for educational workshops for student organizations, advisors, faculty, and staff or delegating as needed during periods of high demand.  
  • Create and implement new academic and educational workshops, and their necessary materials, including multiple presentations for UNIV seminar courses.  
  • Oversee inventory and necessary purchase of outreach materials and giveaways. 
  • Assist with planning of persistence programming for specialized populations. 
  • Function as administrator for social media accounts.  
  • Design and distribute creative signage (digital and print). 

Communication 

  • Create and deliver academic success presentations to student classes, organizations, and departments across campus. 
  • Meet with departments across campus to provide training and professional development for staff members to refer students effectively.  

Professional Development: 

  • Attend Academic Success Center Peer Education training and other professional development opportunities to gain greater understanding of academic support and persistence.  
  • Participate in weekly one-on-one meetings with the Director for the purposes of program planning, troubleshooting and personal evaluation. 
  • Participate in staff and team meetings. 
  • Participate in both preliminary and on-going Academic Coaching training. 

Additional Responsibilities: 

  • Hold office hours and drop-in hours: answer phones, answer emails, assist with other campus programming activities, assist with drop‐in traffic, and any other related programs. 
  • Work collaboratively with professional staff and colleagues in various departments within the university. 
  • Submit feedback and recommendation for future development and tracking of coordinated study group programs.  
  • Utilize software tools/campus systems to outreach to student populations (e.g., Genesis, automated phone call system; Ocelot, texting service; Tutor Trac; etc.) 
  • Other duties as assigned. 

Application: 

Materials needed for application: resume and cover letter. 

Questions may be directed by email to jluken@uta.edu or phone to (817) 272-4660. 

PEER ADVISING PROGRAM 

Position Summary

The Graduate Advising Assistant (GAA) reports to the Assistant Director in the University Advising Center (UAC) and will be responsible for conducting one-on-one drop-in advising appointments with all students seen in the University Advising Center. The GAA will also be on call to take on the advising responsibilities for a full student population in the case of a vacancy in a full-time Academic Advisor position. Therefore, the GAA will learn UAC policies, important dates, and academic advising best practices and communicate them to students. The GAA is critical to the success of the services offered in the University Advising Center.

Requirements and Remuneration

  • Bachelor’s degree is required.
  • Must be enrolled in a graduate program at the University of Texas at Arlington.
  • Excellent analytical and quantitative skills.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Proficiency in using Microsoft office (Word, Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint).
  • Approximately 20 hours per week including occasional evening and weekend commitments.
  • Nine-month appointment.
  • $1,400/month plus benefits.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Enrollment in a graduate degree through the Education Leadership and Policy Students program at the University of Texas at Arlington.
  • Prior experience working with college students.
  • Understanding of the major exploration process, majors at UTA, associated careers and recourses on campus.
  • Organizational ability, punctuality, and self‐motivation.
  • Exhibit a high level of professionalism, particularly when interacting with students, faculty, Deans, etc.
  • Experience presenting and/or facilitating groups of varying sizes.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Two-year availability preferred.

GAA Competencies and Outcomes

  • GAA will meet frequently with students to answer their advising questions in 10-15-minute drop-in appointments.
  • GAA will refer students to their academic advisors, as well as to on-campus success resources, should the student require more in-depth advising.
  • GAA will develop advising skills by shadowing full-time advisors and learning the process by which degree plans are created and used.
  • GAA will have a working knowledge of Experiential Major Maps and will use them as a reference in their meetings with students.
  • GAA will assist with providing registration assistance during first year student New Maverick Orientation.
  • GAA will demonstrate the ability to work successfully in a team.
  • GAA will demonstrate applied competencies such as decision‐making, time management, planning, critical thinking, and problem solving.
  • GAA will exercise a variety of communication skills including formal and informal verbal communication and informal and professional writing.

Major Responsibilities and/or Deliverables

Drop-in Advising

  • Meet with students one-on-one.
  • Use MyMav to look up student records and communicate information on academic holds and class schedule.
  • Attend Orientation and other promotional events across campus on behalf of the University Advising Center.

Professional Development

  • Attend trainings/webinars on academic advising.
  • Attend MARK training and other advising professional development opportunities to gain greater understanding of academic advising.
  • Participate in biweekly training meetings with the Assistant Director for the purposes of knowledge/skill development, troubleshooting and personal evaluation.
  • Participate in weekly staff and team meetings.
  • Participate in ongoing staff in-services and trainings.

Additional Responsibilities

  • Hold office hours: answer phones, answer emails, assist with other campus programming activities, and any other related programs.
  • Work collaboratively with professional staff and colleagues in various departments within the university.
  • Submit feedback and recommendations for drop-in advising processes.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Application

  • Materials needed for application: resume and cover letter.
  • Anticipated Start Date: August 16th, 2022
  • Questions may be directed by email to christopher.dauria@uta.edu or phone to (817) 272-3140.

DIVISION OF STUDENT SUCCESS
T:817-272-1794
F:817-272-6592
http://ww.uta.edu/studentsuccess

Position Summary 

The Graduate Student Assistant (GSA) for Residential Learning Communities (RLCs) reports to the Associate Director for Experiential Learning and will be responsible for assisting with the program management, assessment, and implementation of RLCs in the Office of New Student Courses. RLCs at UT Arlington are a joint effort between the Office of New Student Courses, Housing, Apartment and Residence Life, and a school/college/division. The GSA will be heavily involved in working with the Live on Peer Academic Leaders (PALs), faculty and staff campus partners, and incoming RLC students. This includes marketing, application review, curriculum development, programming initiatives, meeting coordination, and assessment related to these programs. The GSA is critical to the success of these initiatives, which support the overall success of NSC, the RLC program, and all incoming students at the UTA.  

The Office of New Student Courses, housed within the Division of Student Success, offers first year seminars to freshman and transfer students new to UTA. The courses are designed to orient students to life on the Maverick campus by providing them with essential resources for their student success, instruction on critical thinking skills for academic success, and access to faculty and peer networks. The new student courses (UNIV 1101, 1131, and 1000) have a Peer Academic Leader (PAL) in each section that facilitate classroom discussion and communicate course content. PALs are undergraduate student leaders who function as role models and peer educators for the course. 

Requirements and Remuneration 

  • Bachelor’s degree is required 
  • Must be enrolled in a graduate program at the University of Texas at Arlington  
  • Approximately 20 hours per week including occasional evening and weekend commitments 
  • 9-month appointment 
  • $1,300/month plus benefits and in-state tuition rates 

Preferred Qualifications 

  • Past involvement with a residential learning community/living learning community. 
  • Previous experience with supervision, program and curriculum development, marketing, and recruitment. 
  • Organizational ability, punctuality, and self‐motivation. 
  • Exhibit a high level of professionalism, particularly when interacting with faculty, Deans, etc. 
  • Experience presenting and/or facilitating with groups of varying sizes. 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. 
  • 2-year availability preferred. 

GSA Competencies and Outcomes: 

  • GSA will develop program assessment, evaluation, and implementation skills related to student programming/academic initiatives in the residence halls. 
  • GSA will develop programming skills that will allow them to plan and implement successful events using available university resources, campus partnerships, and various off-campus affiliates. 
  • GSA will gain expertise in University policies/procedures. 
  • GSA will demonstrate the ability to work successfully in a team. 
  • GSA will demonstrate applied competencies such as decision‐making, time management, planning, budgeting, program implementation and program management. 
  • GSA will exercise a variety of communication skills including formal and informal verbal communication and informal and professional writing. 

Major Responsibilities and/or Deliverables: 

Curriculum and Pedagogy: 

  • Co-facilitate a first-year seminar course for either transfer students or first time in college students. 
  • Develop and implement curriculum for student success in the UNIV courses. 

Peer Academic Leader Supervision 

  • Conduct weekly or bi-weekly one on one meetings with Peer Academic Leaders. 
  • Perform PAL classroom observations of teaching and discussion facilitation twice a semester. Hold follow up development meetings based on the results of the observations.  
  • Monitor and assess lesson plans submitted by PALs. Review lesson plans during regular one on ones. 
  • Attend all PAL training events, including August and January events. 
  • Verify acknowledgement of PAL weekly and other communication.  
  • Monitor Live on PAL office hours in NSC and assign projects and tasks as needed. 

Program Management and Implementation 

  • Participate in developing, implementing, and assessing a residential curriculum. 
  • Assist with Coordinating regular meetings with Residential Learning Community (RLC) partners regarding programming and coordination of outcomes. 
  • Coordinate administrative logistics for RLCs. 
  • Support academic programs by attending events periodically in the residential communities. 
  • Manage Live on PAL programming budget and reimbursements. 
  • Review planned Live on PAL programs and offer feedback and support for program development. 

Recruitment, Selection, and Training 

  • Assist in development of marketing and recruitment of future Live on PALs and RLC students. 
  • Assist in reviewing applications and accepting students as Live on PALs and RLC students. 
  • Assist with Live on PAL initial and continuing training. 

Marketing, Communications & Assessment 

  • Help coordinate the marketing efforts for RLCs for the following academic year. 
  • Send timely communications to interested, accepted, and wait list students for RLCs. 
  • Assist in the development of assessment initiatives to determine effectiveness of RLC and Live on PAL programs. 
  • Coordinate with Housing staff regarding marketing efforts for RLCs. 
  • Answer program inquiries from campus partners, parents, potential students, and others. 

Professional Development: 

  • Attend trainings/webinars on systems and software used for residential learning and PAL supervision. 
  • Participate in weekly one-on-one meetings with the Associate Director for Experiential Learning for the purposes of program planning, troubleshooting and personal evaluation. 
  • Participate in weekly staff and team meetings. 
  • Participate in ongoing staff in-services and trainings. 

Additional Responsibilities: 

  • Hold office hours: answer phones, answer emails, assist with other campus programming activities, assist with walk‐in traffic, and any other related programs. 
  • Work collaboratively with professional staff and colleagues in various departments within the university. 
  • Submit feedback and recommendation for future development of curriculum and assessment reporting, specifically related to the UNIV courses, PAL, and RLC program. 
  • Other duties as assigned. 

Application: 

Materials need for application: resume and cover letter. 

Anticipated Start Date: August 9th, 2021 

Questions may be directed by email to nsc@uta.edu or phone to (817) 272-6190. 

Graduate Assistant Position Description 

2020-2021 

I. POSITION INFORMATION 

JOB TITLE Graduate Assistant 

PROJECT Social Justice Experiential Learning 

SUPERVISOR Harold Brown 

II. Multicultural Affairs in the Division of Student Affairs 

III. Graduate Research Assistant Duties and Responsibilities 

This graduate research assistant will work with Harold Brown on creating an implementing experiential learning programs and experiences for students. 

  • • Assist with the coordination of Maverick Conversation series. 
  • • Assist in the partnership with the UTA Library for Maverick Kitchen series. 
  • • Coordinate logistics of experiential excursions and student participation. 
  • • Develop programs that reflect a variety of experiences, identities, and backgrounds. 
  • • Assess data including but not limited to, demographics, attendance, and program evaluation. 
  • • Assist in the curriculum building and revising of future facilitation topic areas. 
  • • Facilitate presentations on topic area such as but not limited to, identity, privilege, bias, and anti-racism. 
  • • Serve as a campus partner with other campus constituents, committees, and stake holders when necessary to advance institutional initiatives, vison, and missions. 
  • • Serve as an advisor to one or more student organizations (if applicable). 
  • • Assist staff in the Office of Multicultural Affairs with executing, and evaluating all activities assigned. 
  • • Serve as a team player within the Office of Multicultural Affairs. 
  • • Participate in and execute all other office operations, events, and programs as deemed necessary by supervisor. 

IV. EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES 

The conditions of your employment as a graduate assistant include (1) adequate performance of assistantship duties, including, but is not limited to, attending office functions and retreats, as well as, fulfilling the responsibilities of the job description and (2) satisfactory progress toward your degree. The term “satisfactory progress” includes, but is not limited to, maintaining semester and cumulative grade point averages of at least 3.0 taking and passing examinations on schedule, and, if applicable, working on your thesis or dissertation in a manner that meets the approval of your major professor. Satisfactory progress toward the degree will be evaluated by appropriate graduate faculty of the degree program in which you are enrolled. Your performance in your assistantship duties will be evaluated in the context of a written job description, your direct supervisor or head of the department in which you are employed will be the final authority for judging performance of duties. 

V. REQUIREMENTS 

  • • Must be enrolled in a graduate program at the University of Texas at Arlington. 
  • • Direct or related experience working with students from traditionally underrepresented populations, e.g. underrepresented racial, ethnic and religious communities, LGBTQIA+, women, undocumented, and/or first-generation students 
  • • Experience facilitating and/or creating curriculum on topics related to social justice education and marginalized identities. 
  • • Experience programming on topics related to social justice education and marginalized identities. 
  • • Knowledge of social justice ideals and concepts with a focus on student support from the lenses of diversity, equity, and inclusion. 
  • • Working ability to connect local and global issues of social justice to education and programming within the context of higher education. 
  • • Possess strong oral and written communication skills 
  • • Ability to manage multiple on-going projects 
  • • Ability to work independently in executing programs and projects 
  • • Possess an authentic appreciation for diversity issues and trends in higher education 
  • • Possess strong leadership, organizational, presentation, time management, and problem-solving skills 
  • • Must be detail oriented 
  • • Must be able to work independently and as part of an office staff 
  • • Open to domestic and international travel. 

VI. COMPENSATION 

This is a year long appointment unless otherwise discussed. 

Compensation: $1300 stipend a month 

Hours: 19 hours a week Mon-Fr including some nights and weekends 

Graduate Assistant Job Description 

Graduate Assistant – Transition Programs 

General Description: 

The Graduate Assistant (GA) has primary responsibility for assisting with the coordination and supervision of engagement and retention initiatives of the Transition Programs & Services (TPS) Department and the associated targeted student populations. The position also includes supervision of retention initiatives and direct outreach to TPS target populations of Transfer, Parents and Families, Off-Campus Mavericks, and First-Generation students. The GA will be an active member of the TPS Department and the Division of Student Affairs. The GA will report to the Assistant Director of the Transition Programs. 

Job Duties: 

  • Departmental Events – Assist with various duties associated with departmental events such as: Transfer Student Meet & Greet Events, Transfer Appreciation Week, Bite Club, First-Generation Pinning Ceremony, First-Gen Breakfast, First Gen Week, Off-Campus Maverick in Your Neighborhood, Family Weekend, Spring Family Day, Move-In Day Family Activities, New Maverick Orientation and Virtual Engagement Initiatives. Duties may include, but are not limited to, assisting with event planning and implementation, event setup, and corresponding with attendees. 
  • Education & Training – Assist with the development and implementation of educational workshops, summits and or personal development e-Series related to the transition, adjustment, connection and belonging of TPS targeted populations.  
  • Publications, Social Media & Web – Write, edit, and publish regular communication to TPS targeted populations through e-newsletters, announcements, web content and social media outlets. Also, coordinate social media plans, campaigns and posts for the departmental social media platforms that will include Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube accounts. Assist with the possible implementation of a TPS Podcast or web series. 
  • Assessment & Research – Support and administer program or department assessments to provide information on learning outcomes, trends, and best practices. Research information and resources for transition programs and services in secondary and higher education, institutional peer practices in the recruitment and orientation stages of college acclimation, and other topics concerning involvement, engagement, connection and belonging among TPS targeted populations. 
  • Administrative Responsibilities – Manage event attendee lists; manage event attendance statistics, communication platform analytics and departmental reports; Attend department and division staff para-professional development activities including meetings and retreats; support the generalist functions of the TPS Department.  

Perform other duties as assigned by the Director, Assistant Director, and other full-time professionals in the TPS Department.  

Required Qualifications:  

The successful candidate will possess effective communication and presentation skills. A bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution of higher education and candidates should have previous student affairs, student activities or student leadership experience. This position is designed for the individual who is pursuing a master's degree. At the time of employment, candidates must be accepted into a graduate degree program at the University of Texas at Arlington. A criminal background check will be administered for all applicants. All candidates will be required to submit academic transcripts to verify education. 

Additionally, applicants must: 

  • Possess excellent written communication skills 
  • Possess excellent computer skills (e.g., MS Office Suite, Outlook); as well as experience with various social media platforms 
  • Ability to work with diverse populations of faculty, staff, students, parents, families, and community members 
  • Maintain an appropriate degree of confidentiality; as well as exhibit problem-solving and critical thinking skills 
  • Able to multi-task and meet project deadlines 

Preferred Qualifications: 

Enrollment in a graduate degree program at UTA, preference will be given to students enrolled in Education, Communications, Marketing, English/Modern Languages, and Social Work or other fields focusing on education, or families. 

  • Experience serving TPS targeted populations (I.e. Transfer, Parents & Families, Off-Campus Mavericks, and First-Generation Students) 
  • Experience delivering presentations to diverse audiences 
  • Established rapport with parents, students, groups, colleagues, and others; knows how to facilitate dialogue  
  • Knowledge and use of referral sources (e.g. other offices, outside agencies) and has exhibited referral skills in seeking expert assistance 
  • Bilingual  

Terms of Employment:  

  • Average of 20 hours worked per week (unless otherwise approved by department director)  
  • Start date: ASAP (negotiable). Summer employment required.  
  • 12-month appointment with the opportunity to renew for a second year. Appointment ending in December of the second year (unless discussed with supervisor) 
  • Available to work evenings and weekends 
  • No paid vacation, sick leave, or university-observed holidays  
     

Salary: $ Stipend  

To Apply: Visit the HANDSHAKE APP. Applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and three (3) current references when applying. Review of applicants to begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. The University of Texas Arlington will not discriminate in its employment practices because of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, status as a protected veteran, or any other legally protected category, class, or characteristic. 


University of Texas Arlington Graduate Assistant 

Position Description 

2020-2021 

I. POSITION INFORMATION 

JOB TITLE Graduate Assistant 

PROJECT. Women in Leadership 

SUPERVISOR Melanie Sheppard 

II. Multicultural Affairs in the Division of Student Affairs 

The Office of Multicultural Affairs is a catalyst for inclusive and equitable practices through intentional discussions, facilitation and student development. Our mission is to not only make UT-Arlington a more equitable place but to prepare our students, staff and faculty to become social change agents that will make positive and inclusive impacts world-wide. 

III. Graduate Research Assistant Duties and Responsibilities 

Graduate Assistants (GA) in for Office of Multicultural Affairs will gain valuable skills that can be transferred to any area within higher education and beyond. This graduate assistant will be supervised by a full time staff member who coordinates the Women in Leadership Program at the University of Texas at Arlington. In addition to working with the Women in Leadership Program, the GA is also given the opportunity to work on various projects and offices at the university. In this role serving as a GA you are expected to engage - educate - and empower students to create a climate centered around inclusion through focusing on Identity Engagement; Leadership & Education. 

  • • Manage established aspects and projects assigned from the Office of Multicultural Affairs 

• Oversee student assistants 

• Serve as the Graduate Advisor for Women in Leadership and other student organizations (if applicable) 

• Regularly update the Multicultural website and social media 

• Develop a series of programs and workshops to respond to the needs of college students 

• Collaborate with appropriate faculty, staff, and student organizations to develop programs, activities, and events of particular significance women. 

• Assess program attendance and track student engagement 

• Serve as an active and receptive liaison to all student organizations & committees on campus; work closely with the advisor, advisory board, and membership student organizations 2 

• Assist full time staff in the Office of Multicultural Affairs with executing, and evaluating all activities assigned 

• Work as a team player in the Office of Multicultural Affairs 

• Participate in and execute all other office operations, events, and programs as deemed necessary by supervisor 

• Manage a budget 

• Present research and programming at a local conference 

IV. EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES 

The conditions of your employment as a graduate assistant include (1) adequate performance of assistantship duties, including, but is not limited to, attending office functions and retreats, as well as, fulfilling the responsibilities of the job description and (2) satisfactory progress toward your degree. The term “satisfactory progress” includes, but is not limited to, maintaining semester and cumulative grade point averages of at least 3.0 taking and passing examinations on schedule, and, if applicable, working on your thesis or dissertation in a manner that meets the approval of your major professor. Satisfactory progress toward the degree will be evaluated by appropriate graduate faculty of the degree program in which you are enrolled. Your performance in your assistantship duties will be evaluated in the context of a written job description, your direct supervisor or head of the department in which you are employed will be the final authority for judging performance of duties. 

V. REQUIREMENTS 

• Enrolled as a full-time graduate student at the University of Texas at Arlington 

• Demonstrated programming and event planning experience in a higher education setting 

• Possess a working knowledge of student development trends relative to Women 

• Possess strong oral and written communication skills 

• Ability to manage multiple on-going projects 

• Ability to work independently in executing programs and projects 

• Possess an authentic appreciation for diversity issues and trends in higher education 

• Possess outstanding leadership, organizational, presentation, time management, and problem-solving skills 

• Must be able to work independently and as part of an office staff 

• Must be available for WIL meetings on Fridays at Noon 

VI. COMPENSATION 

This is a year long appointment unless otherwise discussed. 

Compensation: $1300 stipend a month 

Tentative Start Date: August 2, 2021 

Hours: 19 hours a week Mon-Fri including some nights and weekends