Graduate Assistant - Educational Doctorate Program (Fall 2017)

Dahlonega, GA
Aug 10, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Graduate Assistant - Educational Doctorate Program (Fall 2017)

Position Number: 53069552

Benefits Eligible: No

Campus Location: Dahlonega

Job Close Date: 08/25/2017

General Summary: The University of North Georgia is currently accepting applications for a Graduate Assistant in the College of Education. The graduate assistant for the Educational Doctorate degree program will work closely with the coordinator on program development and facilitation, which could include planning for face-to-face events, such as a yearly candidate orientation; working to update the program manual regularly; planning meetings for program faculty; communicating with students and faculty regarding program updates; assisting with data collection; assisting with program advertising, recruitment, and social media when needed; and attending regular program meetings to take and distribute minutes.

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:
  • Plan events and meetings for the program, including handling communications with students, faculty, and staff; scheduling rooms; and taking and distributing minutes for meetings.
  • Update program materials and working on new materials and student program information, including, but not limited to, the program manual/orientation modules, program advertising, website materials (which could include photographing events and writing articles), and social media.
  • Assist with program data collection for SACSCOC.
  • Participate in yearly program review and online survey development.
  • Perform other duties as needed.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
  • Works well individually and collaboratively
  • Strong communication and organizational abilities
  • Flexible
  • Responsible

Certifications/Licenses & Minimum Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Experience with learning management systems such as D2L/eLearning; experience with Microsoft Office (Word and Excel)

Required Documents: Cover Letter, Resume/Curriculum Vitae

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.