Graduate Assistantship, University of Illinois: The Graduate Assistant will assist the staff of EEP on a wide range of issues and programs related to students from U.S. populations underrepresented in graduate programs at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
50% Graduate Assistantship (Graduate College, EEP)
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Responsibilities include assisting with the planning and organizing of annual outreach activities, the Summer Research Opportunities Program (SROP) the Summer Pre-doctoral Institute, and other projects that support the efforts of the EEP office. The Graduate Assistant will also function as a resource for current and prospective graduate students who are served by EEP.
The EEP Graduate Assistant must:
– be enrolled in a graduate program that leads to the doctorate and must be making satisfactory progress toward degree completion
– be aware of and sensitive to matters related to the outreach and support of students from populations underrepresented in graduate study at the University of Illinois
– be able to function independently and as a team member
– be able to perform multiple tasks and meet deadlines
-possess strong organizational, interpersonal, written, and oral skills
-be proficient with Microsoft Office software
-be able to hold regularly scheduled office hours
-a reading and speaking knowledge of Spanish is preferred, but not required
The Graduate Assistant for EEP will receive the 2008-2009 minimum salary for a 50% Graduate Assistantship.
Submit a cover letter of application along with a current vitae or resume and the names and contact information of three references by deadline to
Susanne Garrison, Educational Equity Programs, Graduate College.
Application Deadline: Friday, September 5, 2008
Job Starts: 09/16/2008
Educational Equity Programs
204 Coble Hall, MC-322
801 S. Wright Street
Champaign, IL 61820