University of Maryland, College Park Graduate Assistant, Office of Undergraduate Studies in College Park, Maryland20741

Campus/College Information

Founded in 1856, University of Maryland, College Park is the flagship institution in the University System of Maryland. Our 1,250-acre College Park campus is just minutes away from Washington, D.C., and the nexus of the nation’s legislative, executive, and judicial centers of power. This unique proximity to business and technology leaders, federal departments and agencies, and a myriad of research entities, embassies, think tanks, cultural centers, and non-profit organizations is simply unparalleled. Synergistic opportunities for our faculty and students abound and are virtually limitless in the nation’s capital and surrounding areas. The University is committed to attracting and retaining outstanding and diverse faculty and staff that will enhance our stature of preeminence in our three missions of teaching, scholarship, and full engagement in our community, the state of Maryland, and in the world.

Position Summary/Purpose of Position

Responsibilities will include: participation in General Education assessment projects; monitoring/tracking information related to General Education courses; supporting the work of the General Education Faculty Boards, such as setting up meetings and responding to phone inquiries; providing back-up coverage for the office reception desk; and other tasks as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

Current enrollment as a full time student in a University of Maryland (College Park) graduate school program is required. Graduate students in any major or college are eligible to apply. Applicants must be proficient in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel. Candidates will demonstrate good communication skills (written and oral) and be detail oriented.

Preferences

The successful applicant must have excellent interpersonal and communication skills and be dependable and conscientious. An interest in assessment, and higher education policies and practices, as well as a sense of humor and the ability to get along with many individuals is very desirable.

Additional Information

The 20 hour work week schedule primarily occurs between 8:30 am and 4:30 pm Monday through Friday. The Office of Undergraduate Studies observes the University of Maryland holiday schedule and the assistantship will run through the entire year.

Physical Demands

Typical office environment

Diversity Statement

The University of Maryland, College Park, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, creed, marital status, political affiliation, personal appearance, or on the basis of rights secured by the First Amendment, in all aspects of employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

Functional Title: Graduate Assistant, Office of Undergraduate Studies

Category Status: 04-Graduate Assistant

Applicant Search Category: Graduate Assistant

Unit: UGST-Undergraduate Studies

Posting Date: 06/19/2017

Closing Date: 06/30/2017