University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

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Posting Number SRGV6724
Number of Vacancies 1
Location Edinburg, Texas
Department Graduate College
FLSA Non-Exempt
Scope of Job To provide support in the operation and coordination of the the Graduate Assistantship program. Responsible for determining if student eligibility requirements are met before students can hold an assistantship. 
To provide support in the operation of Graduate Student Travel Awards and Graduate Student Awards/Fellowships at the departmental level.
Description of Duties
  • Coordinates program to ensure that implementation and prescribed activities are carried out in accordance with specified objectives.
  •  Responsible for reviewing job postings, hiring proposals, and Change of Job Data forms (CJD) in queue at the Graduate College level.
  • Supervises assigned day to day activities of the assigned program.
  • Participates in planning and developing methods for program implementation and administration; coordinates program activities.
  •  Performs on-site reviews and reports activities and resolutions of project operating issues with project staff.
  • May represent department in official functions.
  • Drafts brochures, letters, agendas, and contracts.
  • Reviews records and reports of activities to ensure progress is being accomplished toward specified program objective; recommends modifications to methods or procedures as required to redirect activities and ensure that objective is attained.
  •  Prepares recurring program reports for management use or as required for project or program.
  • May conduct formal training or instruction in a classroom setting or online platform.
  •   Interacts with faculty, staff and students to promote the goals and objective of the program.
  • Assists in preparing reports, proposals, manuals, and other documentation as required for the program.
  • Develops and maintains database on research studies, policy issues, etc.
  • Develops, cultivates, and maintains working relationships with internal/external departments/agencies and other organizations associated with and/or receiving benefit from the program.
  • Performs other duties as assigned
Supervision Received Specific supervision from assigned supervisor.
Supervision Given Supervises assigned staff.
Required Education Bachelor’s degree in a related field from an accredited university
Preferred Education N/A
Licenses/Certifications None.
Required Experience
  • One (1) year of general office experience or experience in the appropriate field of the program, or
  • Three (3) years of the required experience with an Associate Degree or 60 hours of College Credit, or
  • Five (5) years of the required experience with a High School Diploma or equivalent.
Preferred Experience N/A
Equipment As specified for the particular job.
Working Conditions Needs to be able to successfully perform all required duties. Normal office, classroom or outside environment. Some travel and weekend work is required. Particular project or program may require ability to drive a car for local or distant travel for consultation, training, meetings, or on site demonstrations. Must be able to bend, stoop, reach and lift for retrieving/maintaining files and for setting up multimedia equipment. Must be able to move between buildings, offices and classrooms.
Other Must demonstrate effective project promotion skills, and, the ability to develop and maintain strong working relations with internal and external agencies and entities. Ability to interact in a professional manner with faculty, staff, students and the public. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Demonstrated interpersonal skills.
Physical Capabilities N/A
Employment Category Full-Time
Minimum Salary Commensurate with Experience
Posted Salary Commensurate with Experience
Position Available Date 01/05/2022
Grant Funded Position No
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EEO Statement It is the policy of The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley to promote and ensure equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or protected veteran status. In accordance with the requirements of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, as amended, our University is committed to comply with all government requirements and ensures non-discrimination in its education programs and activities, including employment. We encourage women, minorities and differently abled persons to apply for employment positions of interest.
Special Instructions to Applicants Dear Applicant,
Human Resources will not be held responsible for redacting any confidential information from the documents you attach with your application. The confidential information includes the following:
Date of Birth
Please make sure that you omit this information prior to submission. We are advising that Human Resources will be forwarding your application to the department as per your submission. The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley reserves the right to discontinue accepting applications prior to the stated close date of this position, after meeting the posting requirement of three (3) calendar days.
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Additional Information UTRGV is a distributed location institution and working location is subject to change based on need.
All UTRGV employees are required to have a criminal background check (CBC). Incomplete applications will not be considered.
Substitutions to the above requirements must have prior approval from the Chief Human Resources Officer.
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