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Open Graduate Assistant and Work-Study Positions

2014 - 2015 Academic Year

School of Education, Curriculum and Instruction and Educational Leadership Programs, Spring: Two positions available. Applicants will assist with research, collaborate with graduate and doctoral faculty in a variety of research projects, present and participate in research seminars/conferences, work with editors of academic journals, execute office duties, maintain program files, and assist in general office administrative duties. Interested applicants must be capable of accomplishing multiple tasks concurrently, have excellent communication, leadership, and time management skills, must be available to work on campus, and must have a strong interest in research, writing, and publication. Send application, three letters of recommendation, and current resume or curriculum vitae to Dr. Kris Bista, Assistant Professor in the School of Education: electronically to bista@ulm.edu.

ULM Foundation Office, Spring: The Graduate Assistant will assist in Foundation Office functions and will report to the Chief Operating Officer and Administrative Coordinator. Duties include answering phone calls, welcoming visitors, updating donor recognitions, collecting pledges, account reconciliation, account reporting, file organization, retaining documents in accordance with the Document Retention Policy, speaking to both internal and external personnel, and other projects as assigned. The ideal candidate will possess excellent organizational, communication, and analytical skills. Customer service and professionalism are required to appropriately represent the Foundation. Excellent computer skills including experience in the Microsoft Office Suite. The ability to multi-task is imperative to the position. Deliver application and three letters of recommendation to Jodie Beezley, Associate Director/Chief Operating Officer for the ULM Foundation: University Advancement Building, 3601 DeSiard Street. 

University Library, Summer I:  The Graduate Assistant will report to the Library Dean and the Night Shift Supervisor. The GA will serve the Library as a security assistant during evening hours.  The position includes but is not limited to: being a presence on all Library floors during scheduled work hours, patrolling on foot as needed, presenting a professional demeanor when approaching patrons with disciplinary issues, assisting at the circulation service counter as needed, and learning the WorkFlows/SirsiDynix  e-program for the check-in and check-out of library resources.  Send applications and three letters of recommendation to Lisa F. Burgess, Administrative Assistant to the Dean, University Library: electronically to fife@ulm.edu or deliver paper copies to University Library 414.

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 interested in.

If you have any questions regarding the Graduate Assistant or Work-Study hiring process, please contact Caitlin McKeighan at mckeighan@ulm.edu or 318-342-1037.