Graduate Assistant For the Leadership Minor

Dahlonega, GA
Mar 31, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Graduate Assistant For the Leadership Minor

Position Number: 53001788

Benefits Eligible: No

Campus Location: Dahlonega

General Summary: The Department of Psychology and the Civilian Leadership Minor Program are seeking a graduate assistant to work with the Leadership coordinator for the leadership minor program during the 2017-2018 academic year. The graduate assistant will be required to work on the Dahlonega campus of the University of North Georgia for 20 hours per week, Monday -Friday. Additionally, graduate assistants are required to enroll in a minimum of 6 hours of coursework (with a maximum of 9 hours) during the semester of employment. We are looking for a personable, self-motivated, and well organized individual.

Located in the fastest-growing region of the state, the University of North Georgia is a multi-campus university with an enrollment of over 18,000 students, making it one of the largest institutions in the University System of Georgia. UNG is focused on a mission of educational excellence, leadership development and community engagement opportunities that develop students into leaders for a diverse and global society. Through a variety of educational pathways that provide access and range from certificates and associate degrees to a professional doctoral program, UNG is responsive to regional education and economic development needs. Federally designated as a senior military college, one of the university's signature leadership programs is its 800-member Corps of Cadets on UNG's Dahlonega Campus.

Job Duties & Responsibilities: The Graduate Assistant will:
  • Assist with advisement for leadership minors.
  • Assist with Research in the Leadership Minor (Including examining other universities Leadership minors, tracking current leadership minor students, and researching internship sites, duties, and activities).
  • Assist with Leadership Lumpkin programming as needed.
  • Assist with leadership courses as needed (e.g., preparation, activities, grading, etc.)
  • Assist with webpage and catalog management and related paperwork.
  • Administrative tasks associated with the management, promotion, and expansion of the leadership program.
  • Perform additional duties as assigned by the Department or Associate Department Head and the Leadership Coordinator.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
  • Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems such as word processing, managing files and records

Certifications/Licenses & Minimum Requirements:
  • Admission to Graduate School and acceptance into an academic degree program required
  • Help desk/customer service experience
  • Scanning images & documents experience

Required Documents: Cover Letter, Resume/Curriculum Vitae, Unofficial Transcripts

Special Instructions to Applicants: Please submit contact information for three professional references.

Employer Information: All employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation, as determined by the University of North Georgia in its sole discretion. The University of North Georgia, a unit of the University System of Georgia, is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sex or national origin, age, disability, religion, genetics or veteran status. Georgia is an open records state. Also, UNG is a federal contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans.

We provide equal employment opportunities to minorities, females, protected veterans, and disabled individuals, as well as other protected groups.

The University of North Georgia is committed to providing equal opportunity to all qualified applicants without discrimination at the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, age, disability or handicap as a matter of college policy and as required by applicable state and federal laws.


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