Graduate Assistant - Student Success

Rio Grande Valley
Sep 19, 2020
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Posting Details

Assistantship TitleGraduate AssistantJob Class Code00096FLSAExemptMinimum Qualifications

1. Currently admitted to the Graduate School
2. Be in good academic standing
3. Be registered full-time for the respective semester (nine semester credit hours during the fall
semester, nine semester credit hours during spring semester, six semester credit hours during the
summer session(s)), or in the required number of semester credit hours to fulfill the only remaining requirements on the degree plan.

Posting NumberA0413Working TitleGraduate Assistant - Student SuccessLocationRio Grande ValleyCollegeN/ADepartmentOffice of Student Success DivisionDivision of Student SuccessFTE.5Scope of Job

Description of Duties:

Provide guidance and support to students seeking assistance from program.
May lead communication and outreach projects for retention and graduation initiatives, including call campaigns, workshops, presentations, tabling sessions, and social media.
Develop resources and guides geared at helping students prepare for graduation.
Work with student success technology platforms/applications or CRM software.
Assist with student concerns and making referrals to appropriate campus resources.
Collaborate with campus partners regarding retention and graduation initiatives.
Tracking and progress monitoring of students for assigned initiative.
May perform research functions on topics relating to university degree planning, student retention, and degree completion.
Review data to gather insights relating to student retention and degree completion.
Provide support to unit and assist with additional responsibilities as assigned.

Discipline Specific Required Qualifications

The candidate for this role must have:

*Workstudy Eligibility
Bachelor’s degree
Excellent communication (spoken and written) and customer service skills
Experience working with confidential information and an understanding of FERPA
Computer skills (particularly Microsoft Excel)
Organizational skills (case management, tracking, etc.)
Office operations skills (outreach, answering phones, taking messages, scheduling, etc.)

Preferred Qualifications

Data analysis skills preferred, but not required

Salary $5000 per long semesterNumber of Vacancies2Desired Start Date09/01/2020EEO Statement

UTRGV is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer that strives to hire without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or veteran status. UTRGV takes affirmative action to hire and advance women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Open Date09/01/2020Special Instructions to Applicants

Dear Applicant,

Human Resources will not be held responsible for redacting any confidential information from the documents you attach with your application. The confidential information includes the following:

*Date of Birth
*Social Security Number

Please make sure that you omit this information prior to submission. We are advising that Human Resources will be forwarding your application to the department as per your submission.

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley reserves the right to discontinue accepting applications prior to the stated close date of this position, after meeting the posting requirement of three (3) calendar days.

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    Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
    1. Resume
    2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
    3. Unofficial Transcripts
    4. List of 3 References
    Optional Documents

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