Graduate Assistant—Center for Intercultural Studies

About the position

Malone University is seeking applicants for a graduate assistant position in support of the Center for Intercultural Studies. The position will require 20 work hours each week, including both ongoing tasks and longer-term projects to support the Center for Intercultural Studies. 

Essential Duties, Tasks and Responsibilities

  1. Meetings
    • Meet regularly and work closely with the Director of the Center for Intercultural Studies. 
    • Attend and organize meetings to support the Center for Intercultural Studies, as assigned.
  2. Administrative Support for areas of study, service learning and off-campus study programs.
    • Maintain spreadsheets and track up-to-date information, including sensitive and confidential information.
    • Assist in the development of service learning and internship partnerships and support students in these activities as assigned.
    • Co-coordination of grant based activities.
  3. Students and Event Planning
    • Help plan and coordinate student and staff events, including facility reservations, invitations, refreshments, equipment, tickets, and transportation. Attend and participate in at least some of these events.
    • Develop informal mentoring relationships with students.
  4. Recruitment 
    • Assist with ongoing tasks and initiatives related to the recruitment of students.
    • Help represent the program to prospective students and other constituencies.
  5. Carry out related tasks and other duties as assigned by the Center for Intercultural Studies.


  • A bachelor's degree is required and the successful candidate must be accepted into one of Malone University's graduate programs.
  • Candidates need creative energy and problem solving skills, and the ability to work independently and collaboratively in a team environment.
  • Candidates should possess strong organizational and written/oral communication skills.
  • Candidates need good interpersonal skills and the ability to serve as a thoughtful and caring informal mentor. 
  • Candidates should be able to work efficiently with Gmail, Google Docs, and Google Sheets, Excel, Microsoft publisher, and Adobe, or demonstrate a starting knowledge and willingness to learn.
  • Personal cross-cultural and travel experience preferred.
  • Must have/obtain a valid driver's license. 
  • Candidates need to serve and abide by Malone's Mission, Foundational Principles, and Community Agreement.

NOTE: The offer of employment and assignment to duties is contingent upon a satisfactory criminal background check (to be administered by the Malone Human Resources office).

How to apply

Send a cover letter, faith statement, and resume with at least three references (including names, phone numbers and e-mail addresses) to the Malone Center for Intercultural Studies Director, Dr. Elizabeth Patterson Roe at

Malone University has an established policy of equal academic and employment opportunity. This policy is applied to all qualified students, employees and applicants for admission or employment, in all university programs and activities, without unlawful discrimination based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, disability, or military or veteran status. Malone University is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from women and minorities.