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University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Graduate Assistant in Edinburg, Texas

Assistantship TitleGraduate Assistant

Job Class Code00096


Minimum Qualifications

  1. Currently admitted to the Graduate School

  2. Be in good academic standing

  3. Be registered full-time for the respective semester (nine semester credit hours during the fall

semester, nine semester credit hours during spring semester, six semester credit hours during the

summer session(s)), or in the required number of semester credit hours to fulfill the only remaining requirements on the degree plan.

Posting NumberA0515

Working TitleGraduate Assistant

LocationEdinburg, Texas


DepartmentOffice of Professional Education and Workforce Development

DivisionDivision of Research Grad Studies New Programs


Scope of Job

 Develops and implements data analysis, data collection systems and other strategies that optimize efficiency and quality.

 Acquires data from primary or secondary data sources and maintains records.

 Assist with the promotion of LinkedIn Learning platform along with the distribution and cross-channel placement of marketing materials.

 Perform other duties as needed.

The ideal candidate will be a dependable self-starter who is prepared to work in a fast-paced, highly collaborative environment. This person should have excellent verbal and written communication skills, the ability to work comfortably with tight deadlines, and possess a working knowledge of data analytics and marketing. Preference will be given to those with skills or experience who can assist with the promotion of LinkedIn Learning programs to increase utilization of the platform, assist with data collection and analysis along with special projects related to LinkedIn Learning.

Discipline Specific Required Qualifications

• Must be a full-time graduate student (9 hours during the Fall or Spring semester and 6 hours during Summer months)

• Able to work well with diverse groups of people and have excellent communication skills

• Experience with business development related activities

• Must be able to work independently with little supervision

Preferred Qualifications

Graduate Student – Business Administration with marketing background and/or data analysis skills preferred.


Number of Vacancies1

Desired Start Date06/01/2021

EEO Statement

UTRGV is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer that strives to hire without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or veteran status. UTRGV takes affirmative action to hire and advance women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Open Date05/04/2021

Special Instructions to Applicants

Dear Applicant,

Human Resources will not be held responsible for redacting any confidential information from the documents you attach with your application. The confidential information includes the following:

*Date of Birth

*Social Security Number



Please make sure that you omit this information prior to submission. We are advising that Human Resources will be forwarding your application to the department as per your submission.

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley reserves the right to discontinue accepting applications prior to the stated close date of this position, after meeting the posting requirement of three (3) calendar days.

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  • Resume

  • List of 3 References

Optional Documents

  • Cover Letter/Letter of Application

  • Multi Media