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GRA Position in Graduate Admissions

Office of Graduate Admissions is seeking to fill a Graduate Research Assistant (GRA) position that will begin June 1, 2021. It is a 12-month position, which may be renewed, based on performance and available funding of the stipend, tuition waiver, and health insurance.


This position will be expected to do the following:

  • create and analyze data reports,

  • assist front desk personnel,

  • support the Assistant Dean and Director of Graduate Admissions in various tasks to include conducting research associated with graduate admissions and enrollment.

Requirements and Expectations

  • GRA applicants should expect to frequently interact with prospective domestic and international students, graduate faculty, and staff.

  • This assistantship is a 20-hour-per-week position with the expectation that work will, generally, be performed in the Office of Graduate Admissions during the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.

  • At this time, COVID precautions may limit work performed in the office and require work to be performed both remotely and in the office.

  • Enrollment in at least six graduate credit hours per semester (including summers) at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville campus is required.

To express interest in the position, submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references to The Office of Graduate Admissions by e-mail to Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.