The UIC Student Centers Administration is seeking a dynamic, innovative, and team oriented Graduate Assistant with a passion for sustainability and environmental preservation. The Graduate Assistant will assist the Student Centers’ Executive Director on sustainability initiatives that include: administering special projects; generating reports and benchmarks; providing awareness training and education; researching products and equipment; and developing long-term strategies to improve sustainability for the Student Centers. The candidate must have a strong interest in sustainability and environmental work. Additional experience as an employee in facilities, public health, engineering, or urban development is preferred but not required.

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Graduate Research Assistant Position Available

The Chicagoland Add Us In (AUI) initiative located at the Department of Disability and Human

Development is looking for a graduate research assistant (GRA) with experience in statistics and

conducting research in community intervention program for a 25% appointment, equal 10 hours per

week. The appointment is available immediately for the Fall 2014 and Spring 2015 semesters. The

GRA may also be eligible for a tuition waiver. The goal of the project is to help people with disabilities

to get jobs or to start and run their own small businesses.

Principal responsibilities and qualifications include:

• Coordinating data collection, data entry, and data analysis.

• Some traveling around the city to conduct interviews.

• Knowledge quantitative and qualitative research methods and statistics.

• Various other research-related tasks as assigned

• Proficiency in Microsoft Office.

• Bilingual in English and Spanish preferred but not required

If interested, please send resume or CV and letter of interest to Shawn Dimpfl, at:

Provide event planning and program support for Asian American Studies. This graduate assistantship is a 25% appointment, which is an average of 10 hours/week, and carries with it a tuition waiver.

Duties include, but are not limited to:
– Coordinating publicity, reservations, catering, and other event planning needs
– Supporting ASAM programming, including faculty meetings, colloquia, teaching collaborative sessions, Knowledge Bowl, and ASAM Expo
– Maintaining via Sitefinity

One year of work experience either on- or off-campus, ideally in an office setting. Must be a responsible self-starter who follows through on tasks effectively and efficiently, has strong interpersonal skills, yet excels in independent work. Ability to learn Sitefinity required, and familiarity with Google Drive preferred.

This Graduate Assistantship is for Fall 2014 with the possibility of
continuing for Spring 2015. A flexible schedule is desired, and occasional pre-scheduled evening hours may be necessary to staff events.

To apply, please email Jill Huynh, Assistant Director, at with 1) your resume, 2) an explanation of why this position interests you and what your qualifications are, and 3) your full availability for a 20-minute interview the week of August 11. The position is open until filled, but review of applications will begin Tuesday, August 5.

Note: While students who have Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals ( are eligible for student employment at UIC, we regret that DACA students are not eligible for employment in this program. Unfortunately, international students are also ineligible for this appointment.