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Graduate Assistant – Academics

Job Info

Position Title: 

Graduate Assistant – Academics

Job Type

Part Time Exempt

Reports To

Executive Assistant to the Vice President of Academic Affairs

North Central University  Mission Statement

North Central University is a dynamic Christian learning community educating students for lives of service throughout society, the marketplace, and the church.  In keeping with its Pentecostal heritage and mission, NCU models and expects excellence in both academic practice and Christian faith.

Position Purpose

The position of Graduate Assistant at North Central University serves as a member of the NCU academics department. The individual will be a member of the NCU academic staff and provide support to the faculty members and academic operational staff. Additionally, this position serves and supports the Vice President of Academic Affairs (VPAA) and the Executive Assistant to the VPAA in executing the overall mission and vision of the academic department in its contribution to enhancing the overall experience and well-being of students during their time at NCU.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

The following information is not meant to be all-inclusive. Other duties and responsibilities may be assigned as necessary.

  • Assist the VPAA and Executive Assistant to the VPAA
  • Support faculty in various fields: including assisting in event planning, event execution, external relations, class management, organizing ideas, etc.
  • Other responsibilities may include participating in department meetings, committees, and official University functions when appropriate
  • Other Duties as assigned

Job Qualifications

Minimum Education and experience

  • Requires Bachelor’s degree with acceptance into one of the graduate programs at North Central University.

Knowledge, skills, and abilities

  • Maintain a personal relationship with Jesus Christ
  • Ability to communicate the mission and vision of North Central University
  • Project management capabilities
  • Time management
  • Initiating of projects
  • Ability to maintain a flexible schedule, working weekends and evenings
  • The ability to work in a team setting and work effectively with a variety of audiences and departments demonstrated leadership abilities
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to multi-task and prioritize
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to pass the background check upon hire and periodically throughout the course of employment
  • Valid driver’s license

Additional Details

  • This position is a one-year position with the candidate pursuing a graduate degree from North Central University. It includes tuition remission, room, and a food stipend for on-campus dining. Anticipated start date: August 1st, 2024.

North Central University employs qualified individuals regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, marital status, genetic information, veteran status, familial status, and status with regard to public assistance. Individuals must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodations.

The aforementioned statements are not intended to encompass all functions and qualifications of the position; rather, they are intended to provide a general framework of the requirements of the position.  Job incumbents may be required to perform other functions not specifically addressed in this job description.