Graduate Student Worker (Industry Engagement)

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Posting NumberG/R05809PWorking TitleGraduate Student Worker (Industry Engagement)DepartmentResearch VP Office Research AdminAbout the University of Georgia

The University of Georgia (UGA), a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities is the state’s oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education ( UGA is currently ranked among the top 20 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University’s main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA was founded in 1785 by the Georgia General Assembly as the first state-chartered University in the country. UGA employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,600 full-time staff. The University’s enrollment exceeds 36,000 students including over 27,500 undergraduates and over 8,500 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 17 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.

About the College/Unit/Department

The Office of Research encourages and supports innovative interdisciplinary research, scholarship and creative activities that contribute to the physical, emotional and economic well-being of the people of Georgia, the nation and the world. Through partnerships and collaborations, we seek to share knowledge, increase innovation, and deliver the products of our research to the marketplace.

College/Unit/Department website TypeEmployeeAdditional Schedule Information

Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Evening hours may be required.

Advertised SalaryAnticipated Start Date09/24/2019Posting Date09/10/2019Closing DateOpen Until FilledYesSpecial Instructions to ApplicantsLocation of VacancyAthens Area EOO Statement

The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.

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Minimum Qualifications should list both the minimum degree and the field which the degree must be earned. If prior work experience is required, the posting should list both the job in which the experience must be gained, and the minimum duration that will be accepted.

Classification TitleGraduate Research AssistantFLSAExemptUGA Job CodeJob FamilyFTE.50Minimum QualificationsPosition Summary

This position under the office of Industry Engagement is designed to facilitate the programming of targeted innovation and entrepreneurial programs across campus, with a focus on increasing the diversity and inclusion of these programs. This position will aid the student’s understanding of startups and the innovation ecosystem at UGA, and more broadly at other peer and aspirational universities.

Relevant/Preferred Education, Experience, Licensure, Certification in Position


- Experience in conducting online research
- Experience interacting and communicating with a variety of audiences, technical and non-technical
- Experience in technical writing, developing communication materials (print and electronic, including social media)

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies

- Organizational and analytical skills, including the ability to develop summary reports and recommendations.
- Strong written and verbal communication skills.

Physical Demands

Sitting, standing, walking, bending, stooping, pushing, pulling, lifting up to 20 lbs and carrying up to 20 lbs.

Does this position have operation, access, or control of financial resources? NoDoes this position require a P-Card? NoIs having a P-Card an essential function of this position? NoIs driving a requirement of this position?NoDoes this position have direct interaction or care of children under the age of 18 or direct patient care?NoDoes this position have Security Access (e.g., public safety, IT security, personnel records, patient records, or access to chemicals and medications)NoPosting Specific Questions

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    Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
    1. Resume/CV
    2. Cover Letter
    Optional Documents




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      Posted: 9/12/2019
      Application Due: 10/12/2019
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