Grand Canyon University is seeking a Graduate Assistant to serve in an administrative support role for the Women’s Basketball team.
Perform a variety of administrative tasks including preparation of Power Point presentations, data entry and analysis, web site development, collating marketing materials and presentations.
Provide assistance with event planning for community or other outreach meetings
Support departmental processes related student recruitment including contacting prospective students, creation of marketing materials, peer advising/mentoring, conducting campus tours and orientation activities, and delivery of presentations
May supervise set up of labs, either in physical sciences or computer sciences
Assist a faculty member with a research project or the development of new course material.
Configuration and management of servers used in the delivery of distance courses.
Responsible for planning and organizing the activities of an assigned program, project, unit or function and ensuring the activities’ infrastructure is in place.
Develops and schedules program work plans in accordance with specifications and funding limitation; oversees daily operations and coordinates activities of programs and determines priorities.
Partners and collaborates with various internal contacts, or customers, to coordinate activities, promote and encourage cooperation of submission or collection of information/data, products or services or process improvement.
Manages the flow of activities and acts as liaison to all others involved in the operation.
May meet with or communicate with customers, clients, contacts, vendors, external to Grand Canyon University and ensures GCU is well represented
May arrange meetings, events, activities, professional development classes, coordinating all logistical activities necessary with the appropriate department or external venue, ensuring all requirements are met.
Prepares documentation, reports, and progress information or performance metrics for presentation or review of management.
Inputs and maintains data into various software applications such as MS Excel, internal databases, expense accounting, procurement, MS Access, websites, social media or conference scheduling software.
Follows up with other departments to ensure information, data or activities are performed or delivered as necessary.
Provides customer service support as needed for all the operation’s customers, internal and external contacts, employees, staff and management.
Ensures compliance to required state and federal regulations when required.
Must be enrolled in GCU master’s program.
Must be able to maintain academic GPA of 3.0
May only work 20 hours per week but may require evenings and weekend hours.
Computer proficiency including email, internet, MS Office Suite, social media platforms and other software applications.
Knowledge of planning and organizational practices to ensure smooth operations and to meet deadlines.
Capable of working independently without direction or oversight.
Meticulous with a keen attention to detail and a high degree of accuracy.
Outstanding communications skills, including verbal and written with a good command of the English language.
Good relationship management skills and ability to work cohesively in a team environment requiring good social and interpersonal skills.
Must be able to work simultaneously on multiple projects of varying sizes and detail requirement.
Ability to cope with changing priorities, rolling deadlines and a fast-paced environment effectively.
Provide a positive example to students by supporting the University’s Doctrinal Statement, Ethical Position Statement and Mission of Grand Canyon University.
Internal Number: R000020935
About Grand Canyon Education
Grand Canyon University is Arizona’s premier, private Christian university where students find their
purpose in pursuit of their dreams. GCU was founded in 1949 as Grand Canyon College in Prescott, AZ.
During its early years, Grand Canyon developed a strong reputation for quality education in teaching, nursing, health care and fine arts. After transitioning into Grand Canyon University and relocating to Phoenix, the university rapidly grew in the higher education landscape.