Graduate Assistant - Web Administration

Graduate Assistants act as helpers to their departments, students or professors in a research or administrative capacity. Their primary responsibilities include assisting with various administrative tasks, organizing campus events and conducting various research task.

For students intending to get an MBA:

GA positions require a two year commitment to the College. GA’s cannot complete the MBA program in less than two calendar years.

You must first apply and be accepted into the MBA program in order to be selected for a Graduate Assistant position.

You must receive a GA position before being enrolled in any MBA courses; once you have been enrolled in any MBA courses you are no longer eligible to receive a GA position.

Lastly, individuals must remain in good-standing in the graduate program in order to continue in the GA position.

Position Summary

Working with the Web Administrator, the Web Administration Graduate Assistant will assist in editing and managing the public Benedictine College website and working with related systems. He or she will add new content as needed and will ensure the existing content is up-to-date. Position requires 20 hours of work weekly.


  • Facility with web-related material and applications and the ability to apply general web knowledge to unfamiliar situations. The ideal candidate will not be intimidated by software that he or she has never used before.
  • Familiarity with HTML, CSS and JavaScript
  • Able to perform simple image editing (cropping, color adjustments) in Adobe Photoshop.
  • Able to communicate clearly and work well with a variety of departments and offices.
  • Familiarity with content management systems (Wordpress, Percussion, Drupal) is a plus.
  • Attention to detail in editing copy, layout and code.
  • Excellent communication skills, especially in writing.

Competency Statements

  • Accountability - Accountability looks at the extent to which an individual is willing to accept responsibility. This competency asks the question “How do you look at responsibility for your work?”
  • Accurate - Accuracy looks at the extent to which an individual’s work is correct and error free within company policies and guidelines. This competency asks the question “How well do you perform your work, and check the quality of the work before passing it along?”
  • Autonomy - Autonomy looks at the ability of the individual to complete assigned tasks with little oversight. This competency asks the question “How self-directed are you in completing your work?”
  • Communication, Written - Written communication skills looks at the extent to which an individual writes concise, clear letters, reports, articles, or e-mails, including proofing and editing. This competency asks the question “How well do you write, edit, and proof written materials?”
  • Creative - Creative skills looks at the ability of the individual to think in ways that produce something new or which lead to novel ideas. This competency asks the question “How well do you find connections among unrelated data and information?”
  • Customer Oriented - Customer orientation implies a desire to serve both external and internal clients by focusing effort on meeting the clients needs, understanding their concerns, and seeking to build trust. This competency asks the question “How well do you understand the viewpoint and objectives of the client and attempt to build and maintain long-term relationships with the client?”
  • Detail Oriented - Detail orientation looks at the ability of the individual to pay meticulous attention to all aspects of a situation or task, no matter how small or seemingly unimportant. This competency asks the question “How well do you understand and work with the ‘nuts and bolts’ of a task?”


  • Bachelor’s Degree Required
  • * Must be fully admitted to a Master’s program at Benedictine College


  • Full tuition waiver (books and fees not included) with completion and approval of Tuition Benefit Form each semester.



Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Benedictine College welcomes applications from candidates of all backgrounds.