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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 NumberA0679

Working TitleGraduate Assistant

LocationEdinburg, Texas


DepartmentOffice of Professional Education and Workforce Development

DivisionDivision of Research Grad Studies New Programs


Scope of Job


● Assist in the creation of high quality graphic assets including digital content, print media, and online promotions

● Assist with managing social media channels and the distribution and cross-channel placement of marketing materials

● Maintain tracking report of outreach and marketing efforts

● 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 web content and social media. Preference will be given to those with skills or experience in digital marketing, content creation, graphic design, social media, and/or video production. Intermediate level skills with Microsoft are a plus.

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

• Knowledge of HTML , CSS , Adobe Photoshop or other graphic design tools preferred

• Must be able to work independently with little supervision

Preferred Qualifications

Graduate Student – Business Administration with marketing background or Mass Communication with Video Editing skills preferred.


Number of Vacancies3

Desired Start Date02/01/2022

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 Date01/14/2022

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 *Gender *Ethnicity/Race 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