FWS Student Assistant - Center for Academic Success

Employer
University of West Georgia
Location
UWG Recruiting Location
Closing date
May 30, 2022

Job Details

Job Title: FWS Student Assistant - Center for Academic Success
Location: UWG Recruiting Location
Regular/Temporary: Temporary
Full/Part Time: Part-Time
Job ID: 230221
About Us

Welcome to one of the most dynamic universities in the nation.

Since 1906, UWG has been home to those who are eager to take their own path, learn, and grow. With more than 13,400 students and 85+ programs, we've come a long way since then. Today, we're a regional powerhouse with locations in Carrollton, Douglasville, and Newnan, Georgia, making a difference in the lives of our students, our neighbors, and the world. The one thing that's never changed: Amazing things happen when you Go West.

Becoming UWG
Becoming is about what we grow to be. UWG is positioning for Success in the 21st Century, introducing Strategic Priorities to help shape a comprehensive blueprint for our university. Relevance, Competitiveness and Placemaking serve as the pillars for the future of the institution. Learn more at https://www.westga.edu/becominguwg/index.php.

UWG Commitment Statement
Dedicating ourselves to the curation of a first-choice university.

Job Summary

FWS Student Assistant positions include standard, routine duties which are out lined by the Coordinator of the program. Most often, FWS Student Assistant positions work with other students and are supervised by the GA or Coordinator of the specified program in the Center for Academic Success. This position does require the candidate to be eligible for Federal Work Study.

Required Qualifications

Must be a current University of West Georgia student enrolled for six credit hours and maintaining at least a 2.0 cumulative grade-point average unless otherwise indicated by the hiring coordinator in the Center for Academic Success department.

Must be eligible for Federal Work Study.

Minimum GPA set by program qualifications. Contact Coordinators for specific GPA requirements in the Center for Academic Success.

Preferred Qualifications

Mentoring experience, computer skills, problem solving skills, project planning, preparing presentations, research experience, clerical experience, assistive technology, familiarity with campus services

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

Google Suite knowledge would be useful, must feel comfortable using a computer and learning to work with a scanner.

Physical Requirements

Ability to lift 15lbs, move about the office freely, able to maneuver across campus in a timely manner, and communicate without restriction.

Other Information

NACE Competencies

Communication
Critical Thinking
Leadership
Professionalism
Teamwork
Technology

Special Applicant Instructions

This position is a Federal Work Study funded position. You must be eligible for Federal Work Study to be considered. Please complete application and then email resume, cover letter, and proof of federal work study eligibility to [email protected]. Please address specific program in your cover letter.

Organization

The University of West Georgia is a leading residential, doctoral comprehensive university that offers a broad undergraduate and graduate curriculum based on a liberal arts foundation. UWG enrolls more than 10,600 students, including an active international student population from more than 80 countries.university_of_west_georgia1.jpg

The university takes its mission of "Educational Excellence in a Personal Environment" seriously and is nationally recognized for the access to research opportunities and technology it provides to undergraduates. It has been named a Best Southeastern College by the Princeton Review for five years in a row and one of America's Best Value Colleges for 2007 and 2008.

university_of_west_georgia2.jpgUWG currently offers 109 programs of study, including 56 bachelor's and 40 master's and specialist degrees, two doctorates and 11 certificates, as well as Georgia's only Honors College. A third doctoral degree and a new master's degree have been approved by the University System of Georgia Board of Regents. The Ed.D. in Professional Counseling and Supervision will begin in the summer of 2009, and a Masters in Arts in Criminology will begin in Fall 2008. Gifted high-school-age students can earn high school and college credit through the Advanced Academy of Georgia, one of only 15 U.S. residential college-early-entrance programs.university_of_west_georgia3.jpg

The Graduate School has one of the highest percentages of students enrolled in graduate classes in the University System. Undergraduates have nationally acclaimed access to research opportunities, and instruction is enhanced by faculty member research that is supported by more than $2.2 million in grants.

Only 50 miles west of Atlanta, Georgia, UWG offers a complete college experience featuring residence hall living, intercollegiate athletics and more than 100 student organizations on a beautiful, wooded 375-acre campus.

 

 

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