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Graduate Assistant


ASU- Small Business Development Center

Posted: April 24, 2015


Graduate assistant position will work closely with Training Coordinator to support SBDC training program including administrative duties, marketing events, and managing attendee database. Additional major job functions will include hosting SBDC training events and some business research as needed. ESSENTIAL DUTIES: Primary tasks include assisting Training Coordinator with various duties involved in event planning, coordinating, marketing, hosting, and evaluation and attendee data entry. Additional tasks include fielding telephone calls, receiving and directing visitors, word processing, filing, and e-mail. Extensive software skills are required, as well as Internet research abilities and strong communication skills. 1. Assist with seminar planning and preparation 2. Assist with management of training facility 3. Host training events by welcoming attendees and ensuring sign-in or payment as needed and assisting speakers 4. Collect and analyze small business training needs feedback and present results 5. Copy editing 6. Data entry 7. Creating or updating presentation files 8. Develop marketing materials for events and programs using Adobe design software (training available) 9. Updating department website 10. Creating e-mail campaigns to clients and potential clients KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Requires strong computer and internet research skills. Also calls for flexibility, excellent interpersonal skills, project coordination experience, and the ability to work well with all levels of internal management and staff, as well as outside clients and vendors. • Knowledge of customer service and computer skills • Skilled in Microsoft office suite including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook. Microsoft Access and Adobe Creative Suite knowledge a plus • Excellent written and verbal communication skills • Must be able to maintain a professional demeanor in all situations and able to withhold confidential information • Ability to work in high stress environment. Able to handle multiple! projects 


Monday - Friday 8AM- 6:30PM




Please submit resume & cover letter to the ASU-Small Business Development Center by email at Attn: David Erickson & Dezaray Johnson.