Green Bear Coalition Grad Admin Asst (GAA)

University of Central Arkansas
May 15, 2024
Offerd Salary:$8,800
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Working Title Green Bear Coalition Grad Admin Asst (GAA)

Salary Range Detail 14,329.00

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Posting Number G0912023

Department Student Affairs/Green Bear Coalition Position Summary

The mission of the Green Bear Coalition is to improve UCA's environmental footprint and ensure a liveable future for all. The Green Bear Coalition (GBC) is a student-led umbrella organization for sustainability initiatives at UCA. GBC advocates, coordinates and supports sustainability efforts through collaborative programming with UCA departments and community organizations.

The ideal candidate is interested in the sustainability advancement at large and is an avid self-study, self-motivated individual with strong interpersonal skills. The Green Bear Coalition graduate assistant will report to the Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs.

The Graduate Assistant will enhance their advising and student programming skills, learn best practices for student leadership and activities, apply classroom learning to projects and initiatives, and strengthen their administration skills.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

Co-advise the Green Bear Coalition, including planning officer retreats and attending executive board meetings. Assist GBC members in maintaining and advancing the Lewis Science Center Atrium Garden Seed-to-Seed project. This includes garden work days (planting, harvesting, seed collection). Assist GBC members in maintaining current program collaborations with the UCA Biology department, UCA Outreach, Schedlers Honors College, Bear Essentials Food Pantry and Aramark. Assist with the planning and execution of programs such as the annual Spring Sustainability Summit. Manage GBC social media accounts. Develop partnerships with other RSOs. Some nights and weekend hours will be required. Additional duties as assigned.

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

  • Must be enrolled in one of the UCA graduate programs (with preference given to students in the College Student Personnel Services & Administration Program).
  • Demonstrated leadership experience within a student organization or volunteer organization.
  • Experience and/or interest working with college students in an advising capacity.
  • Demonstrated facilitation or event planning experience is preferred.
  • Working knowledge of CubConnect is preferred.
  • 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 08/01/2023 Desired end date 05/15/2024

    Posting Detail Information

    Employment is contingent upon the availability of funds and course enrollments

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    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 04/14/2023 Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicants

    Tuition Scholarship up to $8,800 can be applied to Academic Year 2023 – 2024 tuition.

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