Graduate Assistantship Position Available With Service Learning Initiative

Are you a graduate student looking for an assistantship? Have you participated in or have an interest in service learning? This may be the opportunity for you! The Service Learning Initiative is currently seeking a graduate assistant. While the assistantship will begin on July 1, preference will be given to candidates who can work on an hourly basis for the month of June in advance of the start of the assistantship.

This position will assist the co-chairs of the initiative by helping to manage and grow the number of service learning courses offered by the University Arkansas. The graduate assistant will also work with administrators, faculty, staff, and students to gather, organize, and disperse information relating to service learning.

The position is a 12-month, 0.50 assistantship with a stipend of $12,000. A tuition waiver for up to $10,000 is also provided. Work hours will vary, with occasional evening and/or weekend work, but the expectation is a 20-hour work week.

Candidates should demonstrate strong communication skills, organization, initiative, and a commitment to Service Learning. Proficiency in MS Word and Excel software packages is required. Candidates must also be able to manage confidential student information and successfully pass background, state maltreatment, and University co-curricular checks.

More information about the position can be accessed on the Service Learning Initiative's website,

Interested applicants should submit to

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Contact information of three references

Applications will be reviewed starting March 15 and continue until a suitable candidate is found.

Please direct all questions to Febriyanti Lestari, service learning graduate student (575-2174,; Jennie Popp, associate dean and service learning co-chair (575-7381,; or Angela Oxford, center director and service learning co-chair (575- 4365, 



Jennie Popp, associate dean
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