GA Positions 2017-2018

 

Be a Graduate Assistant at the University of Arkansas

 

Required Qualifications:

  • Be admitted to the graduate school or a current student at the University of Arkansas with a minimum of a 3.0 GPA
  • Be able to manage multiple projects at once and work on a deadline
  • Exceptional written communication skills and the ability to tailor the tone of the messages to the targeted student population
  • Proficient in social media
  • Able to work both as a team member and independently

Preferred Graduate Academic Programs:

  • M.Ed. or Ed.D., Higher Education (HIED)
  • Ed.S., Education (EDUC)
  • M.S.W., Social Work (SCWK)
  • M.S., Counseling (CNSL)
  • M.Ed., Adult Education (ADED)
  • M.A., Communication (COMM)

** Priority will be given to candidates with a knowledge of higher education issues, previous exposure to student affairs, and commitment to the higher education and student affairs field** 

 

Division of Student Affairs Departments:

The heart of campus, creating a community for students to connect to various services such as dining, entertainment and event services.

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 This office provides campus identification used for security access, enrollment verification, and meal plan access.

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Offers numerous places to dine, meal plans and nutritional information.

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Provides volunteer opportunities for students to serve local nonprofits.

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Provides academic cultural and social programs intended to promote inclusiveness, foster achievement and assist in the development and advancement of a diverse student body.

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The central campus resource for students with disabilities. This office provides accommodations to remove barriers to access.

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This office manages centralized communication for Student Affairs.

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Make a direct investment to continue the success of various campus-wide organizations and resources.

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This office promotes academic achievement, advocates for a diverse community, and creates educational leadership opportunities.

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Designed to enhance the academic and social integration of new students from high school to college.

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Provides assistance, resources, and referrals to support and retain off-campus and commuter undergraduates.

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This office creates an environment for involvement, empowerment, and collaboration. It achieves this goal through student organizations, programs, and shared governance.

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This office provides campus-wide professional and comprehensive medical care, mental health care, health education and health promotion.

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This office assists in the development of student ethics and educates students about their rights and responsibilities as community members.

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These programs are administered by the U.S. Department of Education that identifies and assists individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds (low-income and from families in which neither parent holds a bachelor's degree) who have potential to succeed in higher education.

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U of A Cares helps students with situations that could lead to distress.

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Provides students with career counseling, resume reviews, mock interviews, and job search strategies.

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Living on campus provides a safe, cost-effective, convenient and inclusive experience that supports academic success. Making campus your new home begins with a housing contract.

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This center helps veterans and their families through the admissions process, applying for military educational benefits and scholarships and referrals to various academic departments.

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