Graduate Assistantship – Student Activities Board

Job description

Job Title:

Graduate Assistantship – Student Activities Board

Requisition Number:


Department Name:

1B430:Student Organizations and Activities

Work Location:

Lexington, KY

Salary Range:

$15.00 per hour during the Summer; $600.00 biweekly stipend during Fall and Spring semesters. GA position includes paid tuition and graduate health insurance coverage.

Type of Position:


Position Time Status :


Required Education:

Currently enrolled as a graduate student at the University of Kentucky.

Required Related Experience:

Experience working with diverse student groups. Experience planning or working with campus events.

Required License/Registration/Certification:

Valid Driver’s License

Physical Requirements:

Must be able to lift 25 lbs on a regular basis.


Average 20 hours per week – will occasionally go above 20 hours in a given week. This position will require night and weekend work.

Job Summary:

This position is a 20 hour per week position that reports directly to the professional staff working with the Student Activities Board within the Office of Student Organizations & Activities. However, due to the nature of working with students, there are occasions in which this position will require night and weekend work, and will go above and beyond 20 hours in a given week.

Primary responsibilities include:
•Advise programming and/or promotional student directors and committees within the Student Activities Board structure.
•Assist in the management of the Student Activities Board budget
•Assist in the planning and coordination of Student Activities Board trainings
•Assist in the facilitation of programming, event management, and promotional trainings as requested
•Assist in and support other Student Organizations & Activities events and programs
•Participate in SAB meetings, retreats, programs, and events
•Assist in providing overall vision and direction to the SAB board of directors
•Build and maintain rapport with students and staff in SOA
•Participate in SOA meetings, retreats, and programs

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities:

Strong written and verbal communication. Strong organizational skills and attention to detail. Basic computer skills.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? :


Preferred Education/Experience:

Preferred enrollment in the University of Kentucky Educational Policy Studies and Evaluation Graduate Program or similar program

Deadline to Apply:


University Community of Inclusion:

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.




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Job No:
Posted: 2/14/2021
Application Due: 5/15/2021
Work Type: Full Time