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Graduate Administrative Assistant - ACE/LInCs - Fall 2017 (2nd shift)

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Posting Details

Posting Details

Posting Number: FY2017S0270
Job Title: Graduate Administrative Assistant - ACE/LInCs - Fall 2017 (2nd shift)
About JSU

Located in the Appalachian foothills midway between Birmingham and Atlanta, Jacksonville State University was established in 1883 as a state teachers college and has grown into a public, comprehensive university with the highest percentage of accredited programs of any regional university in Alabama. JSU is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges and offers undergraduate and graduate programs in more than 110 areas of study. A student-centered university, JSU seeks to employ diverse individuals who embrace its motto, “Friendliest Campus in the South,” by providing outstanding customer service and support. Want to join the JSU Family? Learn more at

Position is: Vacant
If Part Time or Temporary, Number of Hours Per Week: 20 hours per week
Minimum Rate: $2,080 per semester
Position Type: Student
Department: ACE Tutoring Services
Job Summary:

The LInCs grant Graduate Administrative Assistant position will consist of overseeing the drop in tutor centers, supervising student tutors, and checking students in and out of Grades First; 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. Graduate Administrative Assistants working a fall or spring semester will receive $2,080, disbursed in four equal 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 administrative assistantship position.

Essential Functions:

1. Performs a combination of duties under the supervision of the faculty and/or staff.

2. Performs clerical and other duties as assigned.

Physical Requirements:

1. Speaks and listens to others, both in person and over the telephone, and speaks to groups.

2. Reads documents written in English.

3. Uses a computer keyboard and monitor.

4. Some evening and weekend work may be required.

Minimum Qualifications

1. Applicants must enroll in a JSU graduate program taking six to nine graduate hours of coursework.

Exception 1: If a student is classified as a graduate student and is required to take undergraduate/foundation courses for their program, a minimum of nine undergraduate hours or a minimum of six undergraduate hours plus three graduate hours must be taken.

Exception 2: If a student has made satisfactory progress toward obtaining the graduate degree and needs fewer than six graduate hours to complete the degree, the student may be considered for an assistantship.

2. Must maintain the required GPA for the program.

Notice Regarding International Students:
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.

Posting Date: 08/15/2017
Closing Date: 10/02/2017
Requested Starting Date: 08/23/2017
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Equal Opportunity Programs

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.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you registered in graduate classes for the present or upcoming term(s)?
    • Yes
    • No

Optional & Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Unofficial Transcript 1
  2. Unofficial Transcript 2
  3. Other