Graduate Assistant - Soderquist College of Business

Posted 02/03/21

Position Summary

The Graduate Assistant will manage the marketing process for incoming students, coordinate major fair and preview day events, design flyers and brochures, create and manage content for social media pages, facilitate learning activities in the classroom, and assist in the coordination of events in the College of Business.

Position Responsibilities

  • Manages the marketing process for incoming students
  • Coordinates major fair and Preview Day events
  • Designs flyers and brochures
  • Attends departmental meetings as directed
  • Creates and manages content for social media pages
  • Facilitates learning activities in the classroom
  • Assists in the coordination of events in the College of Business.
  • Provides other support, both general and specific, as assigned by the Dean.


  • Strong ability to create goodwill with staff, faculty, and students; servant attitude.
  • Strong communication, planning, and execution skills. 
  • Strong ability to work effectively and openly with a variety of people and personalities, which may involve working under stress or against impending deadlines. 
  • Testimony is critical; must always consider self as a representative of JBU and Soderquist College of Business, whether at work or not.
  • Commitment to the Articles of Faith, Mission, and Objectives of the University; and desires to be a role model for students and customers by demonstrating an active Christian faith in personal example and in work related responsibilities.

Essential Skills and Experience

  • Good communication skills (written, oral, public).  Good project planning and organizational skills.
  • Demonstrated record of ability to work effectively in teams.
  • Strong computer literacy in Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Ability to use Adobe Creative Suite or other graphic design tools is preferred.


  • Bachelor’s degree.  
  • University acceptance into graduate program – MBA or MS.


JBU desires to increase the diversity of its faculty, staff, and students to honor how all humans are created in the image of God, to reflect better the diversity of the Kingdom of God, to further our Christian commitment to justice, and to increase the quality of our educational experience. JBU is pursuing the goal of teaching and working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from ethnic minorities and women. For more information, visit our diversity webpage

Physical Demands and Work Environment

  • Physical demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to walk; stand; sit; use hands; reach with hands and arms; balance; stoop; talk and hear.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 15 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
  • Work environment: The noise level in the work environment is usually minimal.

The employee is expected to adhere to all University policies.

About JBU

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