Graduate Student Assistant - Graduate School

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UNT System Overview

Welcome to the University of North Texas System, or UNT World as we like to call ourselves. UNT World includes the University of North Texas in Denton, the University of North Texas at Dallas and the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth. We are the only university system based exclusively in the robust Dallas-Fort Worth region and we are committed to transforming lives and creating economic opportunity through education. Over the past decade, combined UNTS enrollment has grown by more than 25 percent to nearly 44,000 students.

Posting TitleGraduate Student Assistant - Graduate SchoolDepartmentDAL-Graduate School-521220Job LocationDallasFull Time/Part TimePart-TimePay Rate9.00/hrSalary Information$9.00 / hourlyDepartment Summary

The Graduate School is dedicated to serve as an advocate for the student’s intellectual by providing high quality programs that encourage life-long lasting learning.

Graduate Education is about knowledge creation and advancing careers. We aim to provide the best possible experience to help others attain their goals through building meaningful learning communities.

The Graduate School is committed to student success and professional development by offering a superior student-centric learning environment combined with out of class activities to enrich experiences and shape professional careers.

Position Summary


•Receive and verify all pieces of the application file, including but not limited to the application for admission, recommendation letters, college transcript, etc. in admissions.
•Receive and respond to the Graduate School Email ([email protected]).
•Receive, verify, and process all prospective student inquires.
•Enter prospective student data from info cards obtained through various on and off campus events.
•Execute all of Admissions data entry, daily and event based recruitment mailings.
•Greet persons entering the office, determine nature and purpose of visit, and direct or escort the visitors to specific destinations.
•Operate admissions telephone line to answer, screen, or forward calls, this includes: providing information, taking messages, or scheduling appointments.
•Provide information about establishment, such as location of departments or offices, employees within the organization, or services provided.
•Collect, sort, distribute, or prepare mail, messages, or courier deliveries.
•Maintain storage areas.
•Perform the process of opening and closing the office when needed.
•At all times and in all situations, represent UNT Dallas and the Graduate School in a professional and friendly manner.

Minimum Qualifications

Currently enrolled UNT Dallas, UNT Dallas College of Law, HSC or UNT student in good standing and making satisfactory progress toward completion graduate degree program. Applicants must possess the following:

  • Excellent customer service skills, as well as effective oral and written communication skills
  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office computer applications (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).
  • Thorough knowledge of modern office practices, procedures and equipment.
  • Demonstrated ability to complete tasks independently.
  • Proficiency to keep complex records, to assemble and organize data, and to prepare reports from such records.
  • Good interpersonal skills and ease in relating to people from varying educational, cultural and social backgrounds.
  • Responsible, reliable and punctual.
  • Demonstrated ability to plan, organize, and coordinate work of others.
  • Considerable knowledge of academic requirements and policies, or of administrative procedures relative to the area of employment.
Preferred QualificationsRequired License / Registration / CertificationWork Schedule

M-F (19hrs per week)

Driving University VehicleNoSecurity SensitiveThis is a security sensitive position.EEO Statement

The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.

Physical RequirementsCarrying, Lifting up to 10 pounds, Pulling , Pushing, Reaching, Sitting, Squatting, Stooping, Bending, Standing, Twisting, Walking, Writing, Grasp, Talk or HearPosting NumberStu076HPPosition End Date (if temporary)Special Instructions to ApplicantsQuicklink for Posting Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you currently enrolled as a graduate student?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Please describe your customer service experience.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Please describe your level of experience and knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite - Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

    (Open Ended Question)

Documents Needed to ApplyRequired Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Letter of Recommendation
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Transcripts




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Posted: 10/8/2020
Application Due: 1/6/2021
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