Graduate Assistant for Events

William Carey University
June 12, 2023
Offerd Salary:Negotiation
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Contract Type:Other
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Job Summary

The Graduate Assistant will assist with the planning, producing and execution of events on the Hattiesburg and Tradition campus.

William Carey University encourages applications from minorities, veterans, and those with disabilities.

Duties and Responsibilities

This job description does not state or imply that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Duties and responsibilities listed are essential job functions and exclude functions which are incidental to the performance of fundamental job duties.

  • Assist the university in implementing William Carey University's Statement of Purpose
  • Assist the university in implementing the long-range institutional and financial plans
  • Perform job responsibilities in accordance with policies and procedures. Tasks may vary depending on the assigned department
  • Provide excellent customer service to visitors and staff of the assigned area
  • Perform general office support duties within a department, which could include: answering the telephone, scheduling appointments, making copies, sorting and delivering mail, and filing
  • Perform duties in accordance with policies and procedures
  • Attend events to help with set up and execution
  • Make calls to sell seats for events
  • Pick up necessary items to decorate for events
  • Other duties designated by assigned supervisor
  • Required Qualifications

  • Completion of the annual FAFSA financial aid form (waived for international students)
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Full admittance into one of WCU's graduate programs
  • Must be enrolled in graduate courses for each term working as a graduate assistant
  • Ability to work assigned hours per week during the academic school year
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Willingness to dress appropriately for a professional work setting
  • Willingness to learn new software applications
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to follow verbal and written instructions
  • Additional qualifications may be required by department
  • Preferred Qualifications

    Those things desired above the minimum qualifications. Additional years of experience, experience pertaining to a specific area.

  • Experience in event planning and execution
  • Experience in phone call sales
  • Experience in event set-up
  • Experience in memorization on layouts/list
  • Physical Demands

    Indicate physical demands specific to the position

    Must possess mobility to work in a standard office setting, and to use standard office equipment including a computer and 10-key calculator

  • Must have vision to read printed materials and a computer screen; hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone
  • Must have the ability to sit or stand for extended periods of time
  • Must have strength and agility to move files, paper boxes, and minor office equipment
  • Must have ability to lift and carry 25 pounds
  • Must be able to maintain office hours and perform duties in an on-campus setting
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