Graduate Assistant - LIFT Project Coordinator

Posting Details

Posting Details

Position Number: 7271018
Title: Graduate Assistant - LIFT Project Coordinator
Functional Title: Graduate Assistant - LIFT Project Coordinator
Category Status: 04-Graduate Assistant
Applicant Search Category: Graduate Assistant
University Authorized FTE: 50
Unit: UGST-Pre-College-Program in UG Studies
Hiring Range Minimum: 22,830.80
Hiring Range Maximum: 23,460.14
Campus/College Information:

Founded in 1856, University of Maryland, College Park is the flagship institution in the University System of Maryland. Our 1,250-acre College Park campus is just minutes away from Washington, D.C., and the nexus of the nation’s legislative, executive, and judicial centers of power. This unique proximity to business and technology leaders, federal departments and agencies, and a myriad of research entities, embassies, think tanks, cultural centers, and non-profit organizations is simply unparalleled. Synergistic opportunities for our faculty and students abound and are virtually limitless in the nation’s capital and surrounding areas. The University is committed to attracting and retaining outstanding and diverse faculty and staff that will enhance our stature of preeminence in our three missions of teaching, scholarship, and full engagement in our community, the state of Maryland, and in the world.

Position Summary/Purpose of Position:

The Graduate Assistant will serve as a liaison to members of the surrounding community and will seek to partner with educational institutions and community organizations to promote the mission and services of the LIFT program. The Graduate Assistant is responsible for marketing LIFT program offerings such as the SAT/ACT Prep classes, tutorial service, college tours and summer residential academic programming.

Minimum Qualifications:

Baccalaureate degree from an accredited 4-year institution. Acceptance or good standing in a graduate program at the University of Maryland at the time of appointment is required. Strong written and verbal communication skills required. Ability to market an academic program. Experience with budget reporting and management. Experience with the sensitivity to high school students of culturally and ethnically diverse backgrounds.

Additional Certifications:
Additional Information:

LIFT is an intensive academic enrichment pre-college initiative for high school students designed to be innovative in its programming and services with a cultural orientation of continuous excellence.

Posting Date: 07/27/2017
Closing Date:
Open Until Filled Yes
Best Consideration Date 08/21/2017
Physical Demands

This is an office environment. No unusual physical demands required.

Diversity Statement:

The University of Maryland, College Park, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, creed, marital status, political affiliation, personal appearance, or on the basis of rights secured by the First Amendment, in all aspects of employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Unofficial Transcript
  4. List of References (no emails sent from system)
Optional Documents

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