Martin Luther King Jr. University Union is offering graduate assistantships to interested applicants. These offers will be to applicants who have been accepted in the Graduate Program.
CONTACT INFORMATION: Please contact Colleen Peterlich, Assistant Director, University Union via email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Qualifications: Students accepted into Graduate School are eligible to apply for a Graduate Assistantship. Please send your resume to email@example.com.
TIMELINE: Graduate students interested in a graduate assistantship with the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union should complete the application process with the Grad School by January 15. Assistantship offers will be made by March 1.
prepare money bags for distribution to businesses
count, deposit and verify money in each area
assist in supervision of student help
reconcile statements for areas of operation in the union
assist in the panther pantry
social media for areas in the union.
assist with the union budget
assist in other areas as needed
Research other Bookstores to see how they are trying to increase sales.
-How are they using social media?
-What types of specials and/or special events are they trying?
-Update GA training binder
-Add any new responsibilities including how to return books to publishers or sell old books to book buyers.
-Add a section on updating the hourly sales reports
Post to and monitor Social Media sites:
-Post every MWF.
-Focus around lighthearted and fun stuff.
-Take images from the web site and grab people’s attention
-Look at what other bookstores are doing
-Work on device to increase training
-Help student employees get set up for training
-Come up with one or two PowerPoint presentations
-Suggest other ways to promote Apple on our social media sites
-Make Web ID’s for new items
-Have them visible on the web site and say in long description “Coming soon”.
-Update photos of items on the website
Manage Bookstore in the absence of staff members (including opening and closing the Bookstore on Saturdays.
-Assist Account Tech II when asked.
Other Duties as Assigned.
-Work with Campus Scheduling office as needed
-Become familiar with our scheduling system and file for staff as needed
-Demonstrate good communication skills when dealing with customers
-Monitor Cleanliness of Building
-Observe areas in the Union that need attending
-Clean areas as needed when asked
Inventory Support –
-Work on annual inventory sheets for the Union
-Keep accurate records of Union building inventory throughout the year
-Let staff know of any deficiencies with inventory
Supervision of Night Shift –
-Refer to printed daily report for Union activities
-Answer questions of Students, staff or guests of building
-Evening Supervisor responsible for University Union during evening hours when daytime staff is not present
-Responsible for opening/closing of Union Businesses, providing change to them if needed
-Daytime, Evening & Weekend Schedules (20 hours approximately per week) –
-Work Daytime Offices hours in Campus Scheduling office as needed
-Evening nighttime hours
-Weekend Hours – Daytime/Evening & Late Night Hours
Dances – Supervise Late Night Student Dances
Training New Building Supervisors
Other Duties as Assigned
-Assist with Customer service
-Prepare and Publish Invoices
-Filing finished Print & Request Forms
-Assist in Printing, Stapling, Binding, Cutting, etc.
-Delivering and Picking up Supplies
-Directing and Training New Employees
-Other duties as assigned.
Must be organized and very Business oriented for this position. Graduate Assistants are responsible for organizing collected data, supervising student workers, assisting with Bowling Manager duties, among other tasks.
-Assisting Bowling Manager
-Maintaining Social Media accounts
-Supervising Student Workers
-Learning Bowling Equipment/Machines
-Having excellent customer service
- Working evenings and weekends ( 18 hours per week)
-Working with Microsoft Products
-Arranging collected data to make it usable for business
May change according to the Academic Calendar
Monday – Thursday: 7 A.M.-9 P.M.
Friday: 7 A.M.-9 P.M.
Saturday: 10 A.M.-9 P.M.
Sunday: 10 A.M.- 9 P.M.