The Graduate Assistant for the newly formed Fritz Honors College will play a crucial role in supporting the daily operations of the Fritz Honors College at Lenoir-Rhyne University. This position will primarily assist the Honors College dean with various tasks related to coordinating among the Engaged Scholars, Honors Academy and Lineberger Fellows programs. These tasks will relate to special events sponsored by the Fritz Honors College, the management of academic classroom spaces, communication with students in the Honors College programs and data collection. The ideal candidate will possess effective communication skills, attention to detail and the ability to work independently and as part of a team.
- Assist in the collection and organization of data for assessment purposes.
- Provide general administrative support to the Fritz Honors College.
- Assist with bookkeeping tasks, including faculty reimbursements and check requests.
- Support the development and maintenance of policies and procedures.
- Collaborate with the Honors College dean to ensure the smooth operation of academic classroom spaces.
- Organize, facilitate and participate in special events sponsored by the Fritz Honors College.
- Communicate effectively with faculty, staff, student groups and community members.
- Must be currently enrolled in a graduate program at Lenoir-Rhyne University.
- Previous experience in higher education or enhanced learning opportunities like Engaged Scholars, Honors Academy and Lineberger Fellows programs.
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
- Strong organizational and time management abilities.
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite.
- Ability to work independently and collaboratively within a team.
- Keen diligence and commitment to maintaining accuracy.
- Flexible and adaptable to changing priorities.
As the Graduate Assistant for the Fritz Honors College, you will have the opportunity to contribute to the success of Lenoir-Rhyne University by supporting the administrative functions of the Office of the Honors College dean. Your collaboration will play a vital role in positioning the university's ability to enhance its recruitment and retention of academically motivated and engaged students and facilitating a conducive academic and experiential learning environment for faculty and Honors College students.
Working Conditions: This is a part-time position requiring 20 hours per week. The Graduate Assistant will primarily work in an office environment but may occasionally need to attend events outside of normal business hours.