ISSO Graduate Assistant Application


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ISSO Graduate Assistant Application

Applications are Currently CLOSED

ISSO Graduate Assistant: 

Elodie Galeazzi, Ph.D Candidate in History 

Jun Yi Goh, M.A. in History 

Venn Jemkur, Ph.D in Material Culture and Textile Studies

The graduate assistant in ISSO will be responsible for:  

Programming and Event Planning:

  • Develop and implement social, cultural, and informational programs for UNL international student and scholar population
  • Assist with the development and implementation of programs and activities for welcoming and integrating international students in the campus community: program selection, planning and marketing, workshop planning and delivery, campus orientations/open houses, and outreach to the multicultural student organizations
  • Assist with the development and implementation of programming for International Education Week and other special occasions
  • Plan, schedule, and organize student activities, trips, and events

Social Media:

  • Maintain social media content calendar and post scheduling
  • Update and assist with social media marketing and publications for programs and events
  • Assist in creating and distributing weekly newsletters
  • Create event graphics using platforms like Canva, Facebook events, and Instagram posts

Other Duties

  • Participate in weekly staff meetings
  • Provide support for pre-arrival immigration activities: create and revise pre-arrival information materials; organize new student files and documentation
  • Create and distribute surveys and questionnaires as necessary
  • Other duties as assigned

Implementing Support Initiatives for Various Populations

  • Brainstorming and developing support and resources for specific populations such as international graduate students, sponsored students, etc.


Required Qualifications:

Must be a full-time, degree-seeking student in a UNL graduate program

Must be enrolled in at least 9 graduate credits each semester of assistantship

Preferred Qualifications:

Interest in international education

Ability to communicate effectively with a diverse group of students

Social media skills including Facebook, Instagram, and others

Demonstrated written and oral communication skills

Time management skills

Strong computer skills: Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

Demonstrated ability to learn and apply new technology

Leadership experience

Creativity, high energy, strong work ethic, and professionalism