Graduate Assistant – Administrative Support, Research and Innovation - Tenders Global

Graduate Assistant – Administrative Support, Research and Innovation

University of Nevada, Reno

The University of Nevada, Reno (UNR) appreciates your interest in employment at our growing institution. We want your application process to go smoothly and quickly. Final applications must be submitted prior to the close of the recruitment.

If you need assistance or have questions regarding the application process, please contact our recruitment helpline at (775) 784-1495 or [email protected] . For UNR Med professional job postings, please contact the Office of Professional Recruitment at (775) 784-6778. 

Job Description

This position will provide an opportunity to gain experience in basic office operations and business environment, with heavier experience in accounting and finance. This position will perform various clerical and accounting duties and serve as the receptionist as needed.

This position is an on-campus only position you must be willing and able to work on-campus in an office. This position cannot be done remotely.


  • Answering phones, taking messages, transferring calls and handling office reception of guests and the incoming mail

  • Processing day to day financial transactions and preparing financial reports as directed

  • Recording journal entries, account reconciliations, and assisting with ad-hoc requests as directed by the Research & Innovation Fiscal Officer to assist with division needs

  • Logging-in, routing, copying, scanning and delivering various documents that come through Research & Innovation

  • Reconciliation of department purchasing and travel

  • Creating and maintaining basic Excel spreadsheets and Word documents

  • Other duties of this nature as assigned

Required Qualifications

  • Candidate must be a graduate student in a Master’s program at UNR

  • To be eligible for an assistantship, students must be admitted to a degree-granting program and be in good academic standing

  • The student must have an overall GPA of at least 3.0 and must be continuously enrolled in at least 6 graduate level credits (600-700) throughout the duration of the assistantship

  • This position requires good communication skills, the ability to follow direction, adaptive learning capabilities and maintaining confidentiality

  • The individual must be detail oriented, organized, efficient, and reliable

  • Must be proficient with Microsoft Office Suite

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working in a professional office environment

  • Candidates with basic accounting or financial experience from at least one business-related class are encouraged to apply

Expected hours to work per week: 20

Compensation Grade

Graduate Assistant




Full-Time Equivalent


Required Attachment(s)

Please note, once you submit your application the only attachment/s viewable to you will be the attachment/s to the resume/CV section of the application. Any additional required attachment/s to the cover letter, references, additional documents sections of the application, will not be viewable to you after you submit your application. All uploaded attachment/s will be on the application for the committee to review. To request updates to attachments, prior to the committee review of applications, please contact the candidate helpdesk at [email protected] .

Attach the following attachment(s) to your application

Resume – (required) List a detailed description of the major duties that you performed as part of each job. You must demonstrate that you qualify for the position and your education and experience must be clearly documented.

Cover Letter – (required)

Class Schedule – (required)

One Reference Contact Information – (required) Please include name, contact information, and relationship

This posting is open until filled

Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply immediately. Lists of eligible candidates will be established and hiring may occur early in the recruiting process. Recruitment will close without notice when a sufficient number of applications are received or a hiring decision has been made.

Posting Close Date


Note to Applicant

A background check will be conducted on the candidate(s) selected for hire.


HR will attempt to verify academic credentials upon receipt of hiring documents. If the academic credentials cannot be verified, HR will notify the faculty member that an official transcript of their highest degree must be submitted within thirty days of the faculty member’s first day of employment.


References will be contacted at the appropriate phase of the recruitment process.

Applicants hired on a federal contract may be subject to E-Verify.


As part of the hiring process, applicants for positions in the Nevada System of Higher Education may be required to demonstrate the ability to perform job-related tasks.


For positions that require driving, evidence of a valid driver’s license will be required at the time of employment and as a condition of continued employment.


Schedules are subject to change based on organizational needs.

University of Nevada, Reno

View or Apply
To help us track our recruitment effort, please indicate in your email – cover/motivation letter where ( you saw this job posting.

Job Location