Graduate Assistant for the Ettling Center for Civic Leadership & Sustainability

University of the Incarnate Word
May 31, 2024
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Graduate Assistant for the Ettling Center for Civic Leadership &


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Position Title Graduate Assistant for the Ettling Center for Civic Leadership & Sustainability

Academic Year 2023-2024 UIW Mission

The University of the Incarnate Word is a Catholic institution that welcomes to its community persons of diverse backgrounds, in the belief that their respectful interaction advances the discovery of truth, mutual understanding, self-realization, and the common good.

Position Summary

The Graduate Assistant for the Ettling Center for Civic Leadership & Sustainability will focus on organizing, researching, and supporting transformative social justice programming and services that will enhance the University's and the Center's initiatives. Under the supervision of the Director and Assistant Directors, the Graduate Assistant will ensure the successful realization, assessment, development, and implementation of programs and services focusing on social justice efforts both on and off campus sponsored by the Ettling Center for Civic Leadership & Sustainability and assists/supports other staff to ensure the goals and objectives of the Center are met.

This is a student position open to current UIW graduate or doctoral students.

Essential Functions

  • Assists with operational activities for the Center's efforts and initiatives including but not limited to marketing and assessment.
  • Provides administrative support to the professional staff at the Ettling Center in coordinating events, activities, and services.
  • Supports university and department efforts to enhance the UIW brand.
  • Assists faculty and other university partners with promoting leadership, service learning, global missions, and civic engagement initiatives and activities.
  • Conducts research on social justice and community service efforts, progress, and measures impacts; submits a report at the end of the semester on findings.
  • Assists in communication processes including the creation of online communications, editing written materials, and working on designs for publications.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Qualifications

    Knowledge Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of social justice and community service efforts & initiatives.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to manage time.
  • Possess organizational skills.
  • Ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse communities and cultures.
  • Employee shall adhere to all applicable rules and regulations of the University, the Conference, and the NCAA.
  • Required Education

  • Current UIW graduate or doctoral student in good academic standing with the University, enrolled in at least six hours in the semester or session in which the appointment occurs.
  • Doctoral students in dissertation writing who have completed their minimum dissertation enrollment and are on “continuous enrollment” status may meet this requirement with one hour of enrollment.
  • Required Work Experience


    Preferred Qualifications

  • Prior experience in working with a non-profit or community-based organization will be an asset
  • Required Certifications, Licenses or Registrations

  • Valid Texas and/or U.S. driver's license with the ability to be insured through UIW's vehicle insurance carrier.
  • Work Hours

  • May work up to 25 hours per week.
  • Work schedule to be determined, based on academic student schedule;
  • Normal work hours are 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday with occasional extended hours to meet departmental goals to include evenings and/or weekends.
  • Physical Demands

  • Ability to lift up to 25 lbs.
  • Ability to move about on and off campus.
  • This position may involve students performing duties outdoors for extended periods of time for various recreational activities/events.
  • Posting Details

    Posting Details

    Posting Number STU1055PO

    Number of Vacancies 2 Job Type Part Time Job Category Students Desired Start Date 08/16/2023 Position End Date (if temporary) 06/30/2024 Reports to Director-Ettling Center for Civic Leadership & Sustainability Salary Open Date 07/24/2023 Close Date 05/31/2024 Open Until Filled No Special Instructions to Applicant EOE

    UIW is committed to a policy of equal opportunity in employment, without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, citizenship status, national origin, age, marital status, disability, genetic information, gender identity or expression, veteran status, pregnancy, and religion (except in limited circumstances when religious preference is both permitted by law and deemed appropriate as a matter of University policy).

    Applicant Documents

    Required Documents

  • Resume
  • Student Class Schedule
  • Optional Documents

  • Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  • Letter of Recommendation 1
  • Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • Are you a current UIW graduate or doctoral student in good academic standing?
  • Yes, I am a current UIW graduate student
  • Yes, I am a current UIW doctoral student
  • No
  • Do you have a valid Texas Driver's License?
  • Yes
  • No
  • No, but will have one by start date.
  • Do you have non-profit and/or higher ed experience?
  • Yes
  • No
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