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Special Program Aid (Research & Development)

Texas A&M International University
Job Location:
Laredo, Texas
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Special Program Aid (Research & Development)

Job Title
Special Program Aid (Research & Development)

Texas A&M International University

College Of Arts & Sciences

Proposed Minimum Salary
$14.00 hourly

Job Location
Laredo, Texas

Job Type
Temporary/Casual Staff (Fixed Term)

Job Description

The College of Arts & Sciences is in need of a Special Program Aid that can assist the college, its departments, and faculty with research and development (writing) of grants and degree proposals.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for assisting the College of Arts & Sciences, and its departments and faculty, with research and development (writing) of grants and degree proposals.
  • Responsible for working in collaboration with the Office of Research and Sponsored Projects in researching grant opportunities for external funding relating to, but not limited to, research, equipment/infrastructure, programmatic, scholarships, training and education, and degree program offering.
This document represents the major duties, responsibilities, and authorities of this job, and is not intended to be a complete list of all tasks and functions. Other duties may be assigned.

Additional Duties
  • Review of assessment reports and program reviews.
  • Assisting faculty with manuscripts submissions.
Minimum Requirements:
  • Education - Bachelor's degree from an accredited university.
  • Experience - Strong written communication skills, as evidenced by the submission of a writing portfolio.
  • A combination of education and experience may be considered.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master's degree from an accredited university.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Ability to:
  • Communicate effectively, orally and in writing
  • Interact professionally with university faculty, staff, students, and the general public
  • Desire to learn new skills
  • Work collaboratively in a group setting
Other Information
  • Position is contingent upon funding/need
  • Position requires a flexible schedule to work evening hours, as necessary.
First review of applications will be May 2, 2022

INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLICANT: During the application process you have only one opportunity to enter the requested information, upload documents and Submit the application. You will not be able to make changes or add additional documents once you "Submit" the application materials. The software does not allow you to "Save" your application and return to complete the process at a later time. The page "My Experience" has an area provided under Resume/CV to drop or upload files.

Be sure to include:
  • Cover Letter
  • Resume/CV
  • Writing portfolio containing writing samples
  • 3-5 references and their full contact information
  • Unofficial transcripts
Applications received by Texas A&M International University must have all job application data entered. Failure to provide all job application data could result in an invalid submission and a rejected application. "See resume" is not an acceptable entry in the job application.

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution's verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution's procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

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