Graduate Research Assistant (GRA) - School of Nursing

University of Central Arkansas
May 15, 2024
Offerd Salary:$9,500 ($4,750
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Title Information

Working Title Graduate Research Assistant (GRA) - School of Nursing

Salary Range Detail $9,500 ($4,750/each semester)

Position Details

Position Information

Posting Number G1542023

Department School of Nursing Position Summary

The applicant should possess strong interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills (both oral and written). Candidates must be computer proficient (Microsoft Excel and Google apps), enthusiastic, outgoing and willing to learn and take on multiple tasks. The applicant must be reliable, self-disciplined, and trustworthy. Applicants must meet all eligibility requirements as outlined in the Graduate Assistant Guidelines.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

The majority of this position's time is engaged in a range of duties such as:

  • Library searches
  • Literature reviews
  • Preparation of research proposals and/or grants
  • Work with assigned faculty on research projects
  • Assist student with writing
  • Other duties may include:

  • Administrative responsibilities
  • Assist with grading assignments
  • Working in the Simulation Center with faculty, staff and students.
  • Skills Considered Essential for Success

    -Knowledge of the organization and administration of higher education. -Knowledge of state, federal, and university rules, regulations and procedures. -Ability to work in a diverse and dynamic environment. -Ability to work collaboratively and independently with common goals as a part of a team. -Ability to make sound judgments and assist in resolving student concerns. -Effective interpersonal communication, writing, and organizational abilities. -Civility in all interactions of a public or confidential nature. -Demonstrate follow-up contacts and consultations in a timely manner.

    Required Education and/or Experience License(s)/Certifications (Required or Preferred) University, Campus, and Community Description

    Thank you for your interest in employment at the University of Central Arkansas. Founded in 1907, UCA has an enrollment of more than 10,000, of which more than 15% are graduate students. The university offers more than 90 undergraduate and 60 graduate certificate and degree programs, including doctoral programs in five disciplines. The undergraduate student body consistently scores above the national average on the ACT exam. UCA is proud of its tradition of teaching excellence and its contributions in research, scholarship, and creative activities. UCA seeks to attract students and employees that are dedicated to building a culture of diversity, belonging, inclusion, and equity.

    Number of Hours per week 20 Desired start date 09/01/2023 Desired end date 05/15/2024

    Posting Detail Information

    Employment is contingent upon the availability of funds and course enrollments

    UCA EEO Statement

    The University of Central Arkansas is an affirmative action/equal opportunity institution dedicated to attracting and supporting a diverse student, faculty and staff population through enhanced multicultural learning environments and opportunities. In keeping with its nondiscrimination policy in employment, admissions and other functions and programs, the university considers employees and students on the basis of individual merit and will not discriminate against a person on the basis of gender, race or color, ethnicity, religion, spiritual beliefs, national origin, age, familial status, socioeconomic background, sexual orientation, disability, political beliefs, intellectual perspective, genetic information, military status, or other factors irrelevant to participation in its programs.

    Open Date 08/15/2023 Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicants

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  • Resume
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  • Curriculum Vitae
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