Available Graduate Assistantships

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Office of Undergraduate Academic Advising

Position Title:
Graduate Assistant, Office of the Undergraduate Academic Advising
Background Information:
The Office of the Undergraduate Academic Advising serves a diverse group of undergraduate students including those who are new, transferring, undeclared, international, non-degree seeking & pre-professional.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
The Graduate Assistant will:
  • Assist with the supervision of student employees; administer regular performance evaluations and provide feedback to help students progress toward achieving their student-learning and development outcomes; and
  • Help oversee the reception area; educate student employees regarding customer service skills; make suggestions for, and deliver, training opportunities.
  • Assist with the creation, coordination, and dissemination of office outreach and communication materials.
  • Conduct research on advising-related issues and assist with assessment efforts.
  • Assist the advising team with other duties as assigned.
Candidate must be degree-seeking and enrolled in 9 graduate credits each semester. The qualified candidate will demonstrate evidence of excellent written and oral communication skills; strong organizational, interpersonal, and analytical skills; be self-motivated and be able to conduct oneself in a professional and ethical manner; have a working knowledge of Microsoft Office; and have the ability to learn other software.
To Apply: 
Email your resume and cover letter to advising@ualr.edu.

Graduate Assistant in the Intensive English Language Program

The Intensive English Language Program at UALR is seeking to hire a graduate assistant for administrative duties.

Location: Stabler Hall 301

Contact person: Shayna Sessler, interim Director | srsessler@ualr.edu

Schedule: negotiable (office hours are 8-5, M-F)


Typical duties

  • Greeting current and potential students who need assistance
  • Helping visitors with the application process for IELP
  • Assisting with registration and record-keeping
  • Producing letters and transcripts for students
  • Initial processing of admissions documents
  • Maintaining information spreadsheets
  • General scanning and copying as needed
  • Answering the phone, making phone calls
  • Taking tuition payments


Possible special projects

  • Research new curriculum
  • Research new language software and testing services
  • Recruiting projects — video, social media, student involvement
  • Analysis of the Program’s current record-keeping practices, development of new databases and procedures


Skills and qualities desired

  • organized, reliable
  • proficient in English, excellent oral and written skills
  • proficient with computers — Microsoft Office software and general database
  • good customer service skills; able to greet the public in a friendly, helpful manner
  • social media proficiency, ability to learn social media promotion
  • willing to learn