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Graduate Administrative Assistant - ACE Student Athlete - FALL 2018

Apply now Job no: 493842
Work type: Graduate Administrative Assistant
Location: Jacksonville (Main Campus)
Categories: Student Employment

Essential Functions:

The duties of the Graduate Administrative Assistant, under the supervision of the faculty and/or staff may include: assisting faculty, as well as other academic support duties, and departmental operational needs, and other associated and clerical duties as assigned. Positions will be filled based on individual applicant's skills, qualification and departmental needs.

Graduate administrative assistants are expected to work 20 hours per week during a fall or spring semester, or a full summer term. (Full summer term = May, June and July). Graduate administrative assistants working a full summer term will receive $2,080, dispersed in three monthly payments. Graduate administrative assistants will also receive a fellowship for 6 to 9 hours of graduate coursework for a fall or spring semester and a waiver of the general university fees.

If you choose to apply for employment as a graduate student at JSU, your transcripts and letters of recommendation will be reviewed by personnel from the units who have posted a graduate assistantship position.

Department Requirements:

* Preference will be given to applicants who have experience in the kinds of duties required for this position.

* Preference will be given to applicants with demonstrated relevant administrative and computer skills.

Graduate Assistantship Program Qualifications:

1)      Must be classified as a graduate or doctoral student at JSU.

2)      Must be enrolled in a graduate or doctoral degree program at JSU.

3)      Must be enrolled at JSU in six to nine graduate semester hours in a fall or spring semester or six to nine graduate semester hours in a full summer term. (Full summer term = May, June and July). An exception to this requirement may be made by the Director of Graduate Studies, under the following circumstances:

a.       If a student is classified as a graduate student and is required to take undergraduate courses for the graduate degree (foundation courses for the MBA degree, undergraduate deficiency courses, foundation courses for Computer Systems and Software Design program, etc.).

b.      If a student has made satisfactory progress toward obtaining the graduate degree and needs fewer than six (6) graduate semester hours available to complete the degree, the student may be considered for an assistantship.

c.       If a student does not intend to work as an assistant for all summer terms (May, June and July), the student must take either three (3) graduate hours for each summer term worked, or a total of six (6) graduate hours over a full summer term.

d.      If a student will hold a Graduate Teaching Assistantship during a summer term, the student may be allowed to enroll in only one (1) graduate hour to be considered for the assistantship.

4)      Must not be holding another campus job.

5)      A graduate assistant is prohibited from accepting, receiving, or being credited for other forms of tuition scholarships from the university. Scholarships from sources outside of the university will not be prohibited.

6)      It should be noted that the graduate assistantship tuition scholarship may affect the amount of federal financial aid for which students are eligible. The graduate assistant will be responsible for determining if there is any impact on eligibility of other financial aid programs.

7)      International graduate assistantships must be certified by the Director of the International House and Programs to perform duties and receive compensation.

Notice Regarding International Students:

    • All International Students must receive clearance for employment from the International House and Programs.  Please visit their website for more information: http://www.jsu.edu/international/immigration-regulations/employment.html
    • Due to Visa requirements international students must be enrolled as a full-time JSU student and possess each of the following:

a.       Passport from their respective country.

b.      F-1 Student Visa or J-1 Exchange Student Visa.

c.       U.S. Customs Form I-94.

d.      Official photo identification.

e.       Official Social Security Card imprinted with “Valid for Work Only” or similar statement.

   

Required Documents:

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
  3. Unofficial Transcript

Additional Information:

Supplemental Questions:

  1.  Are you enrolled as a JSU student?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. Do you have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. Will you attach a copy of your unofficial JSU transcript under the link named "Unofficial Transcript" as evidence of student enrollment and GPA?
    • Yes
    • No  
  4. Are you 18 years of age or older?
    • Yes
    • No - (disqualifying)
  5. Are you a dual-enrollment student?
    • Yes - (disqualifying)
    • No

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Equal Employment Opportunity: JSU is an Equal Employment, Equal Opportunity, and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

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