Human Resources Employment Opportunities

Graduate Assistantship

Job no: 505495
Position Type: Staff Part Time
Campus: UMass Boston
Department: CM - MS Programs
Date opened: Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: Eastern Daylight Time

Department: College of Management, Graduate Programs Office

Graduate Assistant


The Graduate Assistant reports to the Director of Graduate Program Operations in partnership with the Dean’s Office and Administrator of the project to which they are assigned. Departments include: Strategic Outreach, Marketing, Accounting and Finance (including undergraduate Finance; Student Managed Fund Course) and Management Information Systems.

The incumbent is responsible for assisting with the day-to-day operations of the Graduate Programs Office, marketing efforts, teaching assistantship, support of the Writing Center,  interaction with incoming and current College of Management students and faculty.

Duties include, but are not limited to:

Aid matriculated and prospective students with program inquiries and providing pertinent information where needed.

Support in recruitment and training of College of Management student ambassadors who will act as the student representatives within outward facing departmental activities such as seasonal open houses and student on-campus visits.

Work with Associate Director in sourcing relevant content for inclusion in social media and blog postings.

Research local external events for potential departmental attendance in promotion of College of Management programming and community engagement.

Assist in planning and attend events hosted by the College of Management- the GA will offer support for these events; in addition the student is able to meet, network, and gain knowledge from each event.

Teaching assistance for various assigned courses as relevant.

Support Graduate Writing Center in disseminating service to students.

Assist the Dean’s Office in projects as assigned.

Additional duties as necessary to meet the goals and objectives of the Gradate Programs Office.

Application Process: 
Candidates should provide a one paragraph statement of general goals and qualifications for the specific job(s) applied to. Students should include a full CV. 
Position restricted to matriculating UMass Boston graduate students in the following programs: College of Management
Submit applications via email to: in subject line please list GA application AY 2020-2021

Applications close: Eastern Daylight Time

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