Graduate Assistant for Advancement
University of West Georgia

Carrollton, Georgia

Posted in Education and Training

Job Info

Job Title: Graduate Assistant for Advancement
Location: UWG Recruiting Location
Regular/Temporary: Temporary
Full/Part Time: Part-Time
Job ID: 244019
About Us Since 1906, UWG has been home to those who are eager to take their own path, learn, and grow. With more than 12,700 students from across Georgia, 34 other states and 64 countries, 95+ undergraduate programs and concentrations, and 35 master's, specialist, and doctoral degree programs, we've come a long way since then. Today, we're a regional powerhouse making a $626 million local economic impact.With locations in Carrollton, Douglasville, and Newnan, Georgia, we take pride in making a difference in the lives of our students, our neighbors, and the world. In essence, UWG provides a safe, quality and affordable college experience that transforms lives. Amazing things happen when you Go West! The university is organized into our College of Art, Culture, and Scientific Inquiry; College of Education; Richards College of Business; University College; School of Communication, Film, and Media; Tanner Health System School of Nursing; Honors College; Graduate School; UWG Newnan; and our UWG Douglasville Center. Job Summary

As a graduate student advancement leader, you play a key part in the success of UWG's Annual Giving initiatives. This position supports the solicitation of annual gifts on behalf of UWG, the engagement of alumni and the University community, as well as execution of administrative tasks and events (virtual and/or in-person). As a student advancement leader, you will serve in a visible student ambassador role called on to share your UWG experience and garner support for the university. This position will provide you the opportunity to exercise and further develop skills in the areas of: leadership, client services, communications and fundraising; while helping you to build resume criteria that will provide you experience that lends to a competitive edge in any career choice.

As a graduate student advancement leader, you will:

1) Hold meaningful conversations with alumni, donors, and friends through targeted phone call campaigns.
2) Serve as a liaison for the Office of Development.
3) Serve as a graduate student leader and ambassador for the University Advancement Division Familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite including, but not limited to, basic word processing skills, knowledge of spreadsheet functions, and the ability to complete mail merges.

Required Qualifications
  • Polite, courteous, organized, follows instructions, and seeks to better the office of Annual Giving.
  • Must be currently enrolled in a graduate degree program at the University of West Georgia.
  • Must maintain a graduate GPA of 3.0 or higher.
  • Must be enrolled in a minimum of 6 credit hours in the fall or spring semester, or a minimum of 3 credit hours in the summer semester.
  • This position primarily takes place in an office setting. Occasionally the work may require lifting and setting up of events (Alumni events, donor events as needed throughout the year.)
Preferred Qualifications
  • An understanding of social media a plus.
  • Supervisory / Management experience preferred.
  • Call center experience preferred, but not necessary.

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