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Graduate Program Student Assistant - 1 opening

Posted date: 07 Dec 2017

Type: Non-Work Study Only
Location: Anderson House
Description: This is an 8 hour per week position. The Graduate Program Student Assistant is responsible for administratively assisting the Director of Graduate Studies in English. At times, s/he will also assist the Managerial Secretary in the English Department to support the efficient management of the English Department’s front office. Pay is $12/hour.
Key Responsibilities: •Assisting the administration of the M.A. Program •Preparing the Department newsletter, The English Times, in pdf format and distributing it •Keeping in touch with current and alum M.A. students in English and sharing news on the Department’s Facebook page •Working with Ms. Denise Robertson to process graduating students’ degree applications •Organizing and administering T.A. Evaluations at the end of each semester •Organizing a Pizza Feedback Lunch for M.A. students in English and perhaps another luncheon event each semester •Ordering and setting up refreshments for the Department Colloquium •Setting up the projector whenever a Colloquium presenter requires it •Other duties as assigned Qualifications/Requirements: Excellent communication skills (written and verbal); good organizational skills with the ability to multitask; the ability to manage the English Department’s Facebook page; computer skills (Microsoft Office proficient); time management skills. Email Stephen Levin ( to express interest and to set up an appointment.
Contact: Prof. Stephen Levin