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Full Graduate Assistantships - Human Resources

Number of Positions:  1

Contract Dates: 01-15-2019 to 05-15-2019

Possible Renewal:  Yes

Job Description:

The primary duty for this position is supporting Human Resources Operations including assisting with processing new hires and personnel inquiries, assisting with operations projects and process improvements, and other office duties as assigned. This is an ideal position for a graduate student interested in human resources operations, project management, and/or business processes.

Job Qualifications:

Requires excellent communication, organizational skills, and fluency in English. Must have strong computer skills and are able to learn new systems.

Job Requirements:

Must be able to keep a set schedule between 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. and work 20 hours per week. Preference given to first year graduate students. Must be fully accepted in a degree program and registered for a minimum of 9 spring graduate credit hours.

Application Instructions:

Send cover letter and resume to Jennifer Fredericks at . Please include your completed degree(s) and current major.

Contact Information 

Jennifer Fredericks
Human Resources

Phone: (423) 439-4454
E-mail:
PO Box:

  

Half Graduate Assistantships - Africana Studies Program

Number of Positions:  

Contract Dates: 01-31-2019 to 05-31-2020

Possible Renewal:  Yes

Job Description:

The GA will be responsible for assisting in updating the Africana Studies Web Site, Arranging the Africana Studies Course Schedule by contacting professors in various academic departments, assisting the Africana Studies Director with grading objective class tests, and assisting with special public activities that are sponsored by the Africana Studies Program.

Job Qualifications:

Job Requirements:

Application Instructions:

Applicants should contact the Director of Africana Studies as soon as possible to begin work immediately.

Contact Information 

Dr. Drinkard-Hawkshawe
Director of Africana Studies
Africana Studies Program
Arts & Sciences

Phone: (423) 439-6688
E-mail:
PO Box: Hist 70672

 

Full Graduate Assistantships - Information Technology Services

Number of Positions:  1

Contract Dates:  08-01-2019 to 05-15-2020

Possible Renewal:  Yes

Job Description:

Graduate Assistant is needed to work with the Information Technology Services (ITS) Help Desk to support faculty, staff, and students with receiving front line IT support. Responsible to the Help Desk Manager for the following:
• To provide courteous and timely assistance for employees and students who contact the ITS Help Desk via telephone, email, chat, and walk-in traffic.;
• First point of contact for students, faculty, and staff for providing technical assistance and support related to computer systems, hardware, or software.  Configure and troubleshoot wireless access on personal devices.;
• Provide ITS Help Desk support for various technical issues including but not limited to username/passwords, minor hardware and software problems, and email.;
• Create work tickets for ITS personnel when issue cannot be resolved at Help Desk.;
• Review Policy Manual with Help Desk student workers and collect signed agreements.;
• Assist Help Desk Manager with collection and validation of timesheets for Help Desk student workers.;
• Assist Help Desk Manager with ensuring Help Desk student workers follow proper protocol and procedures as listed in the Policy Manual;
• Represent ITS in a competent and professional manner;
• Perform other duties as assigned.

Job Qualifications:

• Basic knowledge of computer software and hardware;
• Ability to work toward scheduled deadlines with limited supervision;
• Ability to apply training and troubleshoot technical problems;
• Must possess excellent oral and written communication skills;
• Previous experience working with IT or computers preferred but not required.

Job Requirements:

Required to work 20 hours per week.  Schedule to be determined based upon class schedule.  Potential shifts available Monday – Friday 8am – 10pm and some weekend shifts.

Application Instructions:

Forward cover letter, resume, and Graduate Assistantship Employment Form to Adam Greever at .

Contact Information 

Adam Greever
Help Desk Manager
Information Technology Services

Phone: (423) 439-3614
E-mail: 
PO Box: 70284

 

Full Graduate Assistantships - Alumni

Number of Positions:  1

Contract Dates:  08-15-2019 to 05-15-2020

Possible Renewal:  Yes

Job Description:

East Tennessee State University National Alumni Association is seeking a qualified student to fill the position of Alumni Communications, Event and Marketing Graduate Assistant.  This GA position will require some night and weekend work.

Job Qualifications:

Applicants must have a bachelor’s degree in Communications, Business, Computer Science or other related fields.  The successful candidate should have outstanding communications skills and a strong writing ability.  Applicants must have a working knowledge of computers; prefer having skills with image-editing and desktop-publishing software such as Adobe InDesign and Adobe Photoshop, as well as the ability to learn content management systems for the ETSU Alumni website.  Familiarity with social media platforms is desired.  Skills in use of shooting and editing video and photographs are a plus. The applicant must be flexible in their schedules and able to work nights and weekends.

Job Requirements:

The graduate assistant will be responsible for but not limited to the following: preparation of Alumni and Tradition Keeper student group communications for social media channels, email blasts and publications; planning and working Alumni or Tradition Keeper events;  event promotions; updating and maintaining ETSU National Alumni Association website; researching alumni in our banner alumni database system for inclusion in the ETSU Today magazine; written correspondence to alumni,  as well as general office duties.  The applicant chosen will also handle customer service questions from alumni and archiving newspaper articles written about ETSU alumni, as well as other duties as assigned.

Application Instructions:

When applying for this position, submit a resume, cover letter and at least 3 samples of your Public Relations or Marketing promotional materials and/or a link to your online portfolio to before April 23.

Contact Information 

Lee Ann Davis
Director
Alumni
University Advancement
Phone: (423) 4394218
E-mail: 
PO Box: 70709

 

Full Graduate Assistantships - Adult, Commuter & Transfer Services & Bucky’s Food Pantry

Number of Positions:  1

Contract Dates:  08-15-2019 to 05-15-2020

Possible Renewal:  Yes

Job Description:

•The GA will dedicate approximately 10 hours per week of work at Bucky’s Food Pantry including oversight management of student workers in Bucky’s Food Pantry and 10 hours per week in Adult, Commuter and Transfer Services (ACTS).  This is a 9 month GA.
•Remaining hours will be spent assisting with planning and coordinating annual events, programs and student groups sponsored by A.C.T.S such as:
    • Adult Student Events
    • Transfer Student Events
    • Welcome Celebration (fall)
    • The Family Events (fall and spring)
    • Commuter Appreciation Day (fall and
       spring)
    • Development and oversight of Social
       Media for Office
   
•Other job duties as assigned

Job Qualifications:

• Appropriate fields of study are Public Health, Social Work, Education, Counseling, Student Personnel, or related field with appropriate skill set. 
• Experience with or involvement in student organizations or event planning preferred.

Job Requirements:

• Strong interest in the area of reducing food insecurity on our campus.
• Must be able to supervise a staff of student workers and volunteers at Bucky’s
•  Interest and ability in coordinating with other student service areas on campus.
• Self-starter with ability to complete project deadlines with moderate supervision.
• Must be enthusiastic, outgoing, creative, flexible and organized.
• Ability to use Microsoft Office required (Adobe products, a plus)
• Ability to communicate with diverse populations in person and via newsletter, social media, and email.
• Comfortable speaking in front of groups.
• Ability to multitask and work in a fast-paced environment.
• Must display an understanding of and appreciation for interpersonal diversity.
• Good writing skills and knowledge of social media preferred.

Application Instructions:

Submit Cover letter; Resume; and List of 3 references to:

Carla Warner
Adult Commuter & Transfer Services
Box 70604
Johnson City, TN 37614
Email:
Office: D.P. Culp Center, 2nd floor, The ARC (room 222)

Contact Information 

Carla Warner
Director
Adult, Commuter & Transfer Services
Student Affairs
Phone: (423) 439-5642
E-mail: 
PO Box: 70604

 

Full Graduate Assistantships - Language and Culture Resource Center

Number of Positions:  1

Contract Dates:  08-19-2019 to 05-01-2020

Possible Renewal:  Yes

Job Description:

The Language and Culture Resource Center is looking for a graduate assistant who can help on event planning, website developing, and office management. The ability to speak other languages and the ability to work as a translator/interpreter for those languages is desirable, but not mandatory. It is essential for this individual to have a commitment with diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Job Qualifications:

Ability to speak a language other than English
Event planning
Website designing
Management skills

Job Requirements:

Microsoft Office
Bachelor's degree

Application Instructions:

Please send a cover letter and a CV to . Don't forget to mention what languages you speak.

Contact Information 

Felipe Fiuza
Director and Clinical Assistant Professor of Spanish
Language and Culture Resource Center
Liberal Arts
Phone: (423) 4398342
E-mail: 
PO Box: 70297

 

Full Graduate Assistantship - Campus ID Services

Number of Positions:  1

Contract Dates:  08-15-2019 to 05-015-2020

Possible Renewal:  Yes

Job Description:

Reports directly to Systems Coordinator. Job consists of marketing ID BUC$ and other ID programs. Primary duties include creating social media content, flyers, and other marketing material; coordinating with University Relations, campus departments, and other contacts; expanding and managing the off-campus program, updating the Campus ID Services and University Center websites, advertising, conducting customer satisfaction surveys, coordinate marketing activities, and promoting campus card usage. Secondary duties include assisting with office coverage, oversee and support student worker staff, and other duties. The student will need to be able to work new-student orientations and other campus events.

Job Qualifications:

Accepted graduate student in Media and Communication or Marketing programs. Students must have a good understanding of technology. Software knowledge needed includes Adobe Creative Cloud products, Microsoft Office 365 programs, social media platforms, and the ability to learn new software. Excellent communication, organizational skills, and fluency in English are required. Able to work with little supervision and have knowledge of campus grounds.

Job Requirements:

Must be able to work the allotted 20 hours per week with a semi-flexible schedule depending on office events and coverage needs. Office hours are Monday 8 a.m. – 6:00 p.m., Tuesday-Friday 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. with occasional weekends. The student must be enrolled in a graduate level program.

Application Instructions:

Send cover letter and resume to Katy Beall at . Please include your completed degree(s), current major and working availability. Email only from your official ETSU account, please.

Contact Information 

Katy Beall
Systems Coordinator
Campus ID Services

Phone: (423) 439-8313
Email:
PO Box: 70611

 

Full Graduate Assistantships - Child Study Center

Number of Positions:  2

Contract Dates:  08-15-2019 to 05-15-2020

Possible Renewal:  Yes

Job Description:

Assistant to full time teachers in the infant, toddler, or preschool programs.  In addition to being an early learning laboratory environment, we operate as a full-day childcare program.

Job Qualifications:

You will need to be fingerprinted (paid for by DHS), have a recent health exam on file, 3 references, plus additional licensing requirements for working in childcare.

Job Requirements:

It is preferable that you have some experience working with children in a group setting.  We also prefer our Graduate Assistants to have a bachelor's in early childhood development and learning or working toward a master's in early childhood.

Application Instructions:

Contact the CSC at to submit your resume and set up an interview.

Contact Information 

Barbara Wolff
Secretary
Child Study Center
CCOE
Phone: (423) 439-4888
E-mail: 
PO Box: 70434

 

Full Graduate Assistantships - University Health Center

Number of Positions:  1

Contract Dates:  07-01-2019 to 06-30-2020

Possible Renewal:  Yes

Job Description:

Assist in the University Health Center with review and processing of immunization documentation compliance for all incoming students.  Correspond effectively with students through emails, phone calls, and in person.  Must be available to work at all Orientations throughout the year.  Assist as needed with UHC tabling events such as health fairs, Farmer's Market etc. to provide health education initiatives and presentations.

Job Qualifications:

Must have undergraduate degree in Nursing, Public Health, or health related field. Excellent computer skills, Excellent English language communication skills, written and verbal skills required.

Job Requirements:

Dependability, attendance, attention to detail.  Must have excellent communication skills and deliver excellent customer service to our ETSU population.

Application Instructions:

Submit the following to:

ETSU Employment Application
Resume
Letter of interest that demonstrates examples of required job skills

Contact Information 

Vanessa Smith
Center Manager
University Health Center
Nursing
Phone: (423) 4394038
E-mail: 
PO Box: 70675

 

Full Graduate Assistantships - Little Buccaneers

Number of Positions:  3

Contract Dates:  08-19-2019 to 05-15-2020

Possible Renewal:  Yes

Job Description:

Assistant to full time teacher in the Infant, Toddler, or Preschool program.  In addition to being an early learning laboratory environment, we operate as a part-time childcare program.

Job Qualifications:
We are looking for a graduate student who has completed at least 12 hours of Early Childhood coursework, holds a degree in Early Childhood, or is working on a Master's in Early Childhood.

Job Requirements:

You will need to be fingerprinted (paid for by DHS), have a recent health exam on file, 3 references, plus additional trainings and licensing requirements for working in childcare.

Application Instructions:

Contact our On-Site Director for further information
Beth Huber at

Contact Information 

Beth Huber
On-Site Director
Little Buccaneers
Education
Phone: (423) 439-7549
E-mail: 
PO Box: 70434

 

Full Graduate Assistantships - Human Resources

Number of Positions:  1

Contract Dates:  08-01-2019 to 05-15-2019

Possible Renewal:  Yes

Job Description:

Work with the Human Resources Employee Training & Development Manager to help create and deliver innovative and interactive training content and presentations for ETSU employees using a variety of media.  Greet registrants and other guests to the office/training space.  Other duties as assigned by the HR Employee Training and Development Manager

Job Qualifications:

The most highly qualified applicant will be working towards a degree in Adult Education, Training and Development, or a related field.  Previous experience in training & development, event planning, education, or communications is desirable.  Experience with training and scheduling is a plus.  Applicant MUST be able to comfortably and confidently provide classroom presentations, as well as facilitate group activities.  A demonstrated interest in Employee Training & Development will be given priority.  Good communication and organizational skills are essential to success in this position.   Familiarity will all Microsoft Office programs is assumed.

Job Requirements:

20 hours per week, mostly during the hours of 8 AM-4:30 PM Monday - Friday, however, some evenings and weekends may be required on a rare occasion. Applicant MUST speak fluent English.

Application Instructions:

Submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references to Keith E. Glover at .

Contact Information 

Keith E. Glover
Training & Development Manager
Human Resources
East Tennessee State University
Phone: (423) 4396133
E-mail: 
PO Box: 70564

 

Tuition Scholarships - Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis

Number of Positions:  1

Contract Dates:  08-15-2019 to 05-15-2020

Possible Renewal:  Yes

Job Description:

Excellent time management and organizational skills, with ability to manage competing deadlines and produce work with a high level of detail and accuracy.
High level of verbal and written communication skills.
Must be self-motivated.
Maintain confidentiality.  
Scholarly research.
Other duties as assigned.

Job Qualifications:

Students must be entering their first period of registration as a graduate student at ETSU. In addition, the candidate must be admitted into a graduate degree program.

Job Requirements:

Commitment to being punctual and dependable.  Very organized and a self-starter.  Be able to work eight hours per week.

Application Instructions:

Interested applicants should email Betty Ann Proffitt.  Include the following three documents in your email.  Provide a letter of recommendation from your faculty advisor. Include a cover letter expressing interest and qualifications.  Include a resume. You will be contacted by email.  Resumes will be reviewed as they are received and will continue until the positions are filled.  

Contact Information 

Betty Ann Proffitt
Executive Aide
Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis
Clemmer College of Education
Phone: (423) 439-4173
E-mail: 
PO Box: 70550

 

Full Graduate Assistantships - Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis

Number of Positions:  1

Contract Dates:  08-15-2019 to 06-30-2020

Possible Renewal:  Yes

Job Description:

Support department through academic research.

Work with department operations as assigned.

Job Qualifications:

Strong math and reading comprehension skills and ability to interpret guidelines and instructions.
High level of verbal and written communication skills.
Must be self-motivated.
Maintain confidentiality.  
Work closely with faculty on course development and revalidation.
Working knowledge of common, web-based and other computer application programs, including Microsoft Office Suite.
Website management.
Marketing design.
Scholarly research.
Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements:

Applicant must be admitted to the School of Graduate Studies and accepted into a graduate degree program.  Must have at least a 3.0 GPA for any previous graduate level coursework.  Students are expected to be enrolled as a full-time graduate student taking nine credit hours per semester and are expected to work 20 hours a week.  

Application Instructions:

Interested applicants should email Betty Ann Proffitt.  Include the following three documents in your email.  
Provide a letter of recommendation from your faculty advisor.
Include a cover letter expressing interest and qualifications.  
Include a resume.
You will be contacted by email.  Resumes will be reviewed as they are received and will continue until the positions are filled.  

Contact Information 

Betty Ann Proffitt
Executive Aide
Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis
Clemmer College of Education
Phone: (423) 439-4173
E-mail: 
PO Box: 70550

 

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