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WRC Graduate Assistant and Student Employee Positions

The Women's Resource Center is currently searching for highly motivated applicants for the 2018-2019 graduate assistant and student employee positions!  Please see below for more information about the positions as well as application instructions for each position.  


 

Graduate Assistant

This position is responsible for presentations to student organizations, assisting with the WRC's pregnant and parenting initiatives, and assisting the Program Coordinator with large-scale programs.  The graduate assistant will be supervised by the Women’s Resource Center (WRC) Program Coordinator and will work in collaboration with all WRC staff. The graduate assistant position is a nine month contract with an option for an extension to the summer.  The contract can be renewed yearly based on satisfactory performance in the role.


Duties:

  • Coordinate marketing and development for the Women’s History Month Calendar
  • Coordinate the monthly 1st Thursday speaker series in partnership with the Aggie Women Network
  • Coordinate the Breastfeeding Welcomed Here Campaign
  • Assist with Pregnant and Parenting Initiatives
  • Assist with the coordination of the Elect Her: Aggie Women Win Conference
  • Assist with the coordination of the Women’s Resource Center social marketing
  • Serve as secondary advisor to the American Association of University Women
  • Serve as a Salary Negotiation Facilitator
  • Give presentations on topics related to women’s issues
  • Assist the Department with outreach efforts including staffing resource tables at university event
  • Serve on Offices of the Dean of Student Life Committees as appropriate
  • Some night and weekend requirements
  • Other opportunities as they arise

 

Qualifications:

  • Currently enrolled Texas A&M University graduate student who is taking coursework and graduating no earlier than May 2019
  • Must be in good standing with the University (Texas A&M University Student Rules, 27)
  • Ability to complete 20 hours/week from 8:00am - 5:00pm Monday-Friday
  • Available some nights and weekends
  • Comfortable working in a diverse and inclusive environment
  • Possess valid driver’s license
  • Be able to lift 50 pounds
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills, as well as ability to deliver quality customer service (online or in person)
  • Have a professional attitude and friendly, positive approach
  • Be a problem-solver and self-starter who enjoys working in a team-oriented environment
  • Demonstrate an interest in the Center’s overall mission and goals

 

Time Commitment: 

20 hours/week

 

Compensation:

$13.25/hr 

$750 professional development budget

 

How to Apply:

Send a resume and cover letter to wrc@tamu.edu.  (Do not complete the application below.)


Student Employee

This position will provide support to all WRC programs and events through program marketing plan coordination, social media content support, and coordination of the WRC newsletter.  In addition, the student employee will assist with the management of WRC programs.  The student employee will be supervised by the Women’s Resource Center (WRC) Program Coordinator and will work in collaboration with all WRC staff.


Duties:

  • Work with other WRC staff to determine social media marketing timelines for WRC programs and events, and execute timelines on social media
  • Curate all social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, and SnapChat) to maintain active and engaging interactions with the University community
  • Research events and organizations which are relevant to women and promote those events and organizations on the WRC social media platforms and newsletter
  • Develop content for the WRC newsletter which is published monthly
  • Manage distribution of the WRC newsletter
  • Assist with the planning and execution of Elect Her: Aggie Women Win, the International Women's Day Conference, and the WRC’s Pregnant & Parenting Initiatives
  • Serve as a backup presenter for the Program Coordinator and Graduate Assistant when they are not able to present
  • Other duties as assigned

 

Qualifications:

  • Proficiency in social media platforms Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, and scheduling services such as Hootsuite
  • Photography skills preferred, but not required, including experience with a DSLR camera
  • Currently enrolled Texas A&M University student graduating no earlier than May 2019
  • Must be in good standing with the University (Texas A&M University Student Rules, 27)
  • Ability to complete 10 hours/week from 8:00am - 5:00pm Monday-Friday
  • Available some nights and weekends
  • Comfortable working in a diverse and inclusive environment
  • Possess valid driver’s license
  • Be able to lift 50 pounds
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills, as well as ability to deliver quality customer service (online or in person)
  • Have a professional attitude and friendly, positive approach
  • Be a problem-solver and self-starter who enjoys working in a team-oriented environment
  • Demonstrate an interest in the Center’s overall mission and goals

 

Time Commitment: 

10 hours/week

 

Compensation:

$7.25/hr 

Student Employee Application
Only candidates with a valid driver's license will be considered. The Student Employee will not be asked to drive their personal car, but may be asked to drive the department's golf cart.
Previous Experience
References
Please provide two references. Only one of the references can be from a family member or friend.
Summer II Availability
Indicate the hours you are available on the specified days of the week, for example from 8:00am - 10:00am or 2:00pm - 5:00pm. Note that all hours must be between 8:00am and 5:00pm.
Occasionally, WRC staff will need assistance with resource fairs which typically occur in the evening hours at the beginning of the fall semester. The student employee will be asked to work some of the resource fairs depending on their schedule.
Fall Availability
Indicate the hours you are available on the specified days of the week, for example from 8:00am - 10:00am or 2:00pm - 5:00pm. Note that all hours must be between 8:00am and 5:00pm.
Occasionally, WRC staff will need assistance with resource fairs which typically occur in the evening hours at the beginning of the fall semester. The student employee will be asked to work some of the resource fairs depending on their schedule. Additionally, the Student Employee will be expected to work during the Elect Her: Aggie Women Win Workshop which will be held on Sunday, November 18, 2018.
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