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OIE - Graduate Assistant for Diverse Student Engagement - 2022-2023

University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Greensboro, NC

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Position Title:

OIE - Graduate Assistant for Diverse Student Engagement - 2022-2023

Position Eclass:

GF - Graduate Flat Pay

Position Summary:

The term Graduate Assistant is the umbrella term that encompasses all types of GA appointments. Graduate Assistants are employed by the University to teach, conduct research, or assist with administrative duties in departments and non-academic units. Every attempt is made to assign Graduate Assistants to positions that are directly related to the student’s field of study or that provide the opportunity to develop transferable, professional skills. Graduate Assistantships are assigned in the department or unit and confirmed by the Graduate School.

Additional Details:

Department/Office Mission: The Office of Intercultural Engagement (OIE) creates and delivers co-curricular programs to bring all students together for the purpose of deepening and broadening awareness, knowledge and skill around identity, culture, and our interconnected fate. As a unit within the Division of Student Affairs, OIE contributes to the academic mission of UNC Greensboro by collaborating with various campus and community partners to complement and advance institutional goals for diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Job Description-Job Duties and/or Responsibilities:
● Engage and support diverse student populations in order to improve retention and student success.
● Serve as instructors for the FYE 101 course
● Provide mentoring and student advising that is responsive to retention data
● Build an active network of support for students
● Encourage students to engage with existing programs and services that support student success
● Assist with assessment and evaluation efforts for diverse student engagement initiatives (i.e. conduct surveys and other methods of data collection); Analyze and maintain results, and develop reports to inform the direction of future programs.
● Promote the office mission and programs via presentations and information table at university events, including but not limited to: Fall Kickoff, Welcome Week, Admissions events and SOAR.
● Provide on-site staffing and support for OIE programs/events when needed.
● Participate in OIE staff meetings, Division of Student Affairs meetings, and other department/division committees as needed.
● Complete other tasks as assigned.

Work Hours, Environment:
● 20 hours per week (some evenings and weekends)
● Will have dedicated workstation in the Office of Intercultural Engagement while working with students, staff and faculty partners throughout UNCG’s campus.

Additional Terms of Employment: Must be able to adhere to the attendance policy and other guidelines for graduate assistants established by The Graduate School at UNC-Greensboro.

Stipend & Tuition Waiver/Assistance:
$10,000 stipend and in-state tuition waiver for the academic year

Other Benefits:
● Access to books/resources for use in developing programming and training will be provided.
● Professional development opportunities/funds may be provided

Minimum Qualifications:

To be eligible for appointments as a graduate assistant, you must:
• Maintain academic good standing at all times (3.0).
• Be enrolled full-time, which is generally a minimum of 9 credits.
• Make satisfactory progress toward your degree as defined by your academic program and the Graduate School.
• Meet the requirements to be eligible for employment in the U.S.

Additional Minimum Qualifications:

Applicants pursuing a master’s or doctorate degree in higher education, counseling, educational administration, or closely related field are preferred. Preferred experiences and skills include:
● experience in participating in and/or developing social justice education and multicultural programming, leadership development, and/or dialogue initiatives.
● experience with and/or knowledge of program planning, event management, and/or student activities;
● be detail-oriented and have strong organizational skills;
● have good communication skills, both written and verbal;
● have solid presentation experience;
● be proficient in Microsoft Office software and Google productivity apps (Doc, Sheets, Forms, etc..)
● have a positive professional demeanor.

Number of Months per Year:


Org #-Department:

Intercultural Engagement - 44804

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UNCG at a Glance

Founded in 1891, The University of North Carolina at Greensboro is the largest and most diverse state university in the Piedmont Triad. Standing apart from other universities, the UNCG community is joined together by a shared value: We define excellence not only by the people we attract, but by the meaningful contributions they make. 

With more than 19,400 students and 2,500 faculty and staff, UNCG is the largest state university in the Piedmont Triad and has an annual economic impact of more than $1 billion. The campus has grown to include 30 residence halls and 30 academic buildings on 210 acres.

UNCG takes pride in being a learner-centered public research university. The College of Arts & Sciences and seven professional schools offer 79 undergraduate majors, 65 master's programs and 30 doctoral programs.

The university holds two classifications from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, as a “research university with high research activity” and for “community engagement” in curriculum, outreach and partnerships. More than $35 million in grants and contracts for research and creative activity are awarded to faculty members annually. Among the most prominent of UNCG's research initiatives are the Gateway University Research Park and the Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering. Both are partnerships with North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University.

Globalization of the curriculum has expanded opportunities for international education, through new programs such as the UNC Exchange Program and the Lloyd International Honors College. In addition, innovative signature programs such as Building Entrepreneurial Learning for Life (BELL), Communication Across the Curriculum, Undergraduate Research and Freshman Seminars enhance the student experience.

As a cultural leader, UNCG offers concerts, lectures, dance and theater performances, exhibitions at the internationally known Weatherspoon Art Museum and readings by nationally known authors. In athletics, Spartan teams compete in nine women's and nine men's sports in Division I of the National Collegiate Athletic Association. With ethnic minority students making up 26 percent of the student body, UNCG is the most diverse of the UNC system's historically white campuses.

Although much has changed, some things remain the same. The university motto — “Service” — continues to be a guiding principle put into practice through all aspects of university life.

UNCG Schools and College of Arts & Sciences

The University's Academic Affairs Division consists of seven academic schools, the College of Arts & Sciences, the Graduate School and the Lloyd International Honors College. The names below are the ones currently in use. In some cases, the names have changed since the academic units were founded. The schools and their dates of establishment are: Graduate School 1921-22;College of Arts & Sciences 1969, Lloyd International Honors College 2005, Joint School of Nanoscience & Nanoengineering 2007, Joseph M. Bryan School of Business & Economics 1969, School of Education 1921, School of Health and Human Sciences 2011, School of Music, Theatre and Dance 2010, and School of Nursing 1966.

Achievements & Accolades

UNCG is garnering national attention and awards for its challenging academic programs, supportive environment and engaged community. Take a look at some of our latest accomplishments and meaningful contributions on campus, in the community and around the globe. Curious about more accolades, achievements, our student body, faculty and staff excellence and other signs of our success? Find out more at UNCG Now:

Challenging Academic Programs

U.S. News & World Report ranked three UNCG online programs among the best in the nation in the 2015 list of Best Online Programs.

UNCG’s slate of online programs has earned a top 10 ranking for affordability from

The graduate program in the Department of Human Development and Family Studies has earned a Top 10 ranking by the The HDFS Report.

Supportive Environment

UNCG is a Military Friendly School for the fourth straight year, putting it in the top 15 percent of colleges and universities nationwide that are doing the most to support veterans and ensure their success.

UNCG is ranked among the best colleges for your money nationwide by College Factual, a new site that guides students through the college selection process.

The Education Trust singles out UNCG among the nation’s universities for its success at closing the gap in graduation rates between black and white students.

Engaged Community

For the fifth year in a row, UNCG has earned the “Tree Campus USA” designation for promoting healthy trees and encouraging the spirit of conservation. 

UNCG’s innovative dynamic mailbox system has been honored as one of University Business Magazine’s Models of Efficiency.

For the eighth consecutive year, UNCG is highlighted on Washington Monthly’s list of American universities that contribute most to the public good.

Careers at UNCG

UNCG is committed to the creation of an inclusive, collaborative and responsive university by attracting, retaining and developing a diverse community of talented individuals in support of the university's mission.

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