The Office of Research Administration & Advancement (ORAA) supports the
research community of University of Maryland, College Park. The
electronic research administration team within ORAA is seeking an
energetic Graduate Assistant to join our dynamic staff.
Available: Immediately on an hourly basis through the remainder of the
Fall Semester, up to 20 hours per week. A successful candidate could
transition into the Graduate Assistant position beginning January 2011.
Responsibilities: This position plays a key role in the electronic
research administration team within ORAA and provides administrative
support to an ongoing training program, assists with document imaging,
uses and maintains intra-office databases, and provides general office
support. Special projects and other duties as assigned. People skills in
this position are crucial. The successful candidate should be able to
interact with the diverse constituency of the campus community,
including faculty, staff, and upper administrators.
Minimum qualifications: Must be enrolled as a full-time graduate student
at the University of Maryland, College Park. Ability to work
independently and as part of a team. Must be able to communicate
appropriately and effectively with students, administrators, and
faculty. Excellent organizational skills are needed to be successful in
this position. Applicants should have expertise with general office
software such as the Adobe Acrobat Suite, Microsoft Word, PowerPoint,
and Excel. Preferences: Blackboard/ELMS, database, and experience
editing websites are plusses.
Applications must include the following:
Cover letter outlining your interest in the position
Three professional references with current phone numbers and email
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. For best
consideration, submit application by November 29, 2010.
To Apply: Go to https://jobs.umd.edu/ to submit your application.
eRA Program Manager
University of Maryland
Office of Research Administration& Advancement
2114 Lee Building
College Park, MD 20742
direct line: 301.405.8060
main office: 301.405.6269
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