Graduate Assistant 2/3 - Graduate Enrollment Services

Arlington, VA
Mar 28, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Category Graduate Assistantship

Posting Number M00903

Department Graduate Admissions

Reports To Director, Graduate Admissions and Graduate Support Specialist

Point of Contact Jennifer Webb, Zachary Campion


This position is for Fall 2018 with the possibility of being extended into other semesters.

Assists the Office of Graduate Enrollment Management in serving members of the Marymount community including prospective and admitted students by providing information, performing office duties, researching pertinent issues, and assisting at programs and events. The position is 2/3 (210 hours per semester, average 14 hours per week) typically begins one week before each semester begins and ending one week after each semester concludes.

Minimum Qualifications

Must be enrolled as a graduate student in one of Marymount's graduate programs. Preference given to full-time students.

Preferred Qualifications

Special Notes to Applicants

This position is for Fall 2018 with the possibility of being extended into other semesters.

Application materials must be received by

Open Until Filled Yes

University Profile

Marymount is a comprehensive Catholic university that emphasizes the liberal arts, career preparation, and personal and professional development. Consistently ranked in the South for its diverse student body, Marymount serves nearly 4,000 undergraduate and graduate students. The university's location in suburban Arlington, Virginia, offers easy access to the rich resources and international, cultural, and ethnic diversity of the nation's capital. Marymount University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer.

Job Duties

Percent of total time 10

Responsibility / Duty

  • Provide information to prospective students via phone and e-mail and serve as back-up staff at front desk.
  • Respond to prospective student inquires.

Percent of total time 10

Responsibility / Duty

  • Assist in maintaining applicant files.
  • Enter basic data into the Colleague system and scan documents.
  • Assist in mailing materials to prospects and applicants.

Percent of total time 10

Responsibility / Duty

  • Assist with graduate events such as open house programs.
  • Represent Marymount at graduate fairs on occasion.
  • Participate in Orientation events.
  • Assist coordinators with specialized follow up to prospects and applicants

Percent of total time 70

Responsibility / Duty

  • Research and writing projects.
  • Compile aspirant and peer university admissions data as well as potential feeder programs to inform Marymount Graduate Enrollment strategy.
  • Carry out and collect survey data from prospective student events including open house, graduate ambassador tours, webinars, information sessions.
  • Collect RSVP data from prospective students to focus followup efforts from Enrollment staff.
  • Analyze prospect and applicant data, and summarize findings for staff. Identify and collect data for potential community partnership organizations.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
  1. * Have you been accepted into or are you currently enrolled in a Graduate degree program at Marymount University?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have at least a 3.0 GPA?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. References
Optional Documents


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