UMBC at Shady Grove Seeking a Graduate Assistant

NOW HIRING:  UMBC at Shady Grove is hiring a Graduate Assistant for a 12 month appointment (20 hours per week) beginning June 2014 through May 2015.  All graduate students who will be enrolled full-time in Fall 2014 and Spring 2015 are eligible to apply.

Note: Position will be at the Shady Grove campus in Montgomery County, Maryland

RESPONSIBILITIES:  Reporting to the Associate Director of UMBC at The Universities at Shady Grove, the Graduate Assistant will be responsible for providing overall support to the UMBC-Shady Grove administration in the areas of faculty support, student affairs, recruitment, and marketing. The incumbent will manage textbook adoptions, provide faculty support services, coordinate the course evaluation process, and maintain the adjunct faculty offices. Additionally, the Graduate Assistant will assist with recruitment processes and events and maintain student databases. The Graduate Assistant will also provide administrative support to staff members and complete other duties as assigned.


Education/Experience:  Requires full-time enrollment in a degree-granting graduate program for Fall 2014 and Spring 2015 semesters at a USM institution; Requires experience in customer service; Requires excellent communication skills.

Availability:  Requires 12 month availability (June 2014 through May 2015); 20 hours per week; Approximate start date: 6/18/14


Stipend: $570.92 per biweekly pay period Tuition Remission: 9 credits for Fall 2014 and 9 credits for Spring 2015 (Note: payment of student fees is the responsibility of the GA)

Benefits: UMBC GA Health Insurance

Leave: 40 hours paid leave plus applicable UMBC holidays

APPLICATION:  For best consideration, submit a cover letter and resume as a single PDF file by May 30, 2014 to  Your PDF file should be named as follows:  “LastName_FirstName.PDF”


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