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Administrative Graduate Assistant

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Please complete the online application and attach a cover letter and resume. You may optionally attach reference contact information and a sample of written work. Sample should be a previous paper submitted, flyer or material prepared in relation to communications.

Posting Details

Posting Details

Job Title Administrative Graduate Assistant
Position Type Graduate Assistantship
Department Research & Innovation, VP
Department Web Address https://www.unr.edu/undergradresearch
Job Description

This position will support the Director of Undergraduate Research and Administrative Assistant in various activities in support of undergraduate research. Tasks will include taking a lead role in planning and running the monthly Undergraduate Research Community meetings, organizing and running undergraduate research activities through the summer for visiting international students and other summer awardees (e.g. workshops on oral, written and poster presentations, applying for graduate school, ethics in research etc.), helping develop a database of undergraduates engaged in research across campus, providing support in organizing symposiums, updating the website, collecting and organizing data for the database and departmental reports, assisting in distributing fliers and announcements across campus, and other tasks as needed.

This is a 12 month position.

Required Qualifications

Graduate student status in either a Masters or Doctoral program at UNR.
Excellent oral and written communication skills

Preferred Qualifications

Enrolled in a PhD program
Experience working with undergraduate students
Research experience (this can be through experience writing a thesis or dissertation, or having worked as a research assistant)
Self-motivated with excellent organizational skills

Contact Information for this Position

Scott Mensing and/or David Miller
Undergraduate Research
682-8403

Special Instructions to Applicants

Please complete the online application and attach a cover letter and resume. You may optionally attach reference contact information and a sample of written work. Sample should be a previous paper submitted, flyer or material prepared in relation to communications.

Responsible Search Coordinator Yvonne Callan, Cheyenne Magpantay
Job Open Date 05/26/2017
Open Until Filled Yes
Job Close Date
Search Number 1001635

Student Posting Details

Student Position Type Graduate Assistantship
Job Classification Graduate Assistantship
Term Available Academic Year
Approximate Hours per Week 20
Hourly Wage $1,700/month
Number of Openings 1
Note to applicants:

The University of Nevada, Reno is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its students and employees and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, creed, national origin, veteran status, physical or mental disability, and sexual orientation, or genetic information, gender identity, or gender expression. The University of Nevada, Reno employs only United States citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Women, under-represented groups, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Letter of Application/Cover Letter
  2. Resume/CV
Optional Documents
  1. Reference Contact Information
  2. Sample of Written Work

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * To qualify for a student position on the UNR campus a student must be enrolled as an undergraduate student, graduate student or graduate special during the fall or spring terms in any academic year. This information will be verified prior to hire. Please select the option that applies to you:
    • I am a current UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT, GRADUATE STUDENT or GRADUATE SPECIAL
    • I am NOT a current UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT, GRADUATE STUDENT or GRADUATE SPECIAL
    • I am an INTERNATIONAL STUDENT who meets the minimum international student employment eligibility requirements
  2. * Please list below which program you are in, when you were admitted to the program and who your academic advisor is.

    (Open Ended Question)