Employing Department: Office of Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities
Contact: Chrys Egan or Jessica Clark
Job Title: OURCA Graduate Assistant
The Office of Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities (OURCA) seeks an intelligent, responsible, organized, and self-directed graduate assistant to support development, administration, and outreach of OURCA programs. The graduate assistant will report to the Co-Directors of OURCA, Drs. Jessica Clark and Chrys Egan.
The student must have prior research experience with at least one of the following: college-level research, conference or meeting presentation, research writing, or grant writing.
Primary duties and responsibilities include serving as the office administrative assistant, communicating with the campus, managing program information, handling basic data entry and analysis, organizing events, and creating marketing and social media materials.
Essential skills include proficiency with data, writing, and design with Excel, Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and social media platforms.
The ideal candidate will have excellent interpersonal, organizational, written and oral communication, and peer mentoring skills. The candidate must have a demonstrated ability to be self-motivated and to conduct themselves in a highly professional manner.
The position is for 20 hours per week for the Fall and Spring terms, renewable by semester. Compensation will include a salary of $4,000/semester. In addition, graduate assistants qualify for a tuition and fee waiver for up to 18 semester credit hours per year. More information on the graduate assistantship position and procedures can be found at: http://www.salisbury.edu/gsr/gradstudies/grad_assistantships.html. The candidate must be enrolled in at least 6 graduate credits each semester of the assistantship and must be a degree-seeking student in a graduate program with an overall GPA of at least 3.0.
Hours Per Week: 20
How To Apply:
Interested candidates should email Drs. Clark and Egan, Co-Directors, OURCA at: OURCA@salisbury.edu with a cover letter detailing interest, fit for position, and qualifications and a resume.
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