CFR Graduate Service Assistant Mississippi 10/19/2021 +

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Organization:Mississippi State University

Location:Mississippi State, Mississippi

Job Description:

The College of Forest Resources is seeking a graduate assistant to support the Office of Student Services and Admissions.

Duties include:

  1. Assist the Student Services Coordinator and Senior Admissions Coordinator in CFR activities including, but not limited to recruitment, awarding scholarships, confidential record maintenance (paper and electronic form), student communications, and academic support.
  2. Serve as a resource to students and faculty regarding institutional policies, procedures, resources, and programs. Some administrative duties will involve handling of confidential information and will require judgement and discretion.
  3. Assist with recruitment events and communication plan.
  4. Plan and implement programs for recruiting and retaining minority and underrepresented students.
  5. Plan and implement programs that enhance student success of at-risk students in the CFR.
  6. Manage prospective student database.
  7. Run errands on campus and in town as needed.
  8. Complete office tasks (e.g., filing, shredding, ordering supplies, and taking messages.)
  9. Convert student files to electronic versions.
  10. Communicate with the CFR Ambassadors and CFR Dean’s Student Council and assist with group activities.
  11. Assist with the review and processing of CFR scholarships.
  12. Coordinate yearly updates of the CFR Undergraduate Student Handbook.
  13. Assist during registration and orientation periods.
  14. Manage classroom and events calendar for Office of Student Services
  15. Assist as requested with CFR functions and events – including, but not limited to, Welcome Back BBQ, Homecoming, Awards Banquet, Graduation Reception, Super Bulldog Weekend, and alumni events.
  16. Perform related duties as assigned.


  • Undergraduate degree in Natural Resources or related field.
  • Is expected to enroll in a MSU graduate degree program, preferably within the College of Forest Resources
  • Must be available to work summer orientation.
  • Processing and publishing skills; able to produce and/or update student handbook, advisor manual, and other documents.
  • Possess a valid driver’s license and eligible to drive MSU vehicles.

To apply:

Please send application materials including cover letter, resume, and transcripts to Lanna Miller,

Apply By:1/19/2022

Posted By: KBrasher

Graduate Research Assistant Mississippi 9/10/2021 +

Categorized Under:

Organization:Mississippi State University

Location:Starkville, Mississippi

Job Description:

A graduate research assistantship (GRA) position for a Ph.D. or M.S. is available in the Department of Sustainable Bioproducts at Mississippi State University. Successful candidates will be involved in a research program in the area of wood durability and wood protection. The candidate will be involved in both laboratory and field work.

Candidates should:

  • Be an excellent team-player, high level of intellectual curiosity and can work independently
  • Have a Bachelor’s and/or Master’s degree relevant to the topic of the study, preferably inwood science, forestry, entomology, biology, agriculture, environmental science and/orengineering.
  • Have previously attained and maintained exceptional academic standing (min GPA 3.0 on 4.0scale basis)
  • Possess excellent written and verbal communication skills are required.
  • TOEFL iBT 79 or IELTS 6.5 (for international students only)

The target starting date is January 3, 2022. The Department of Sustainable Bioproducts will support funding, which will include graduate student’s stipend, tuition waiver, and health insurance. Review of the applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled. A full application to the Graduate School at Mississippi State University for Spring 2022 admission will be required for an official offer to be made.

For initial consideration, please send 1) a cover letter, 2) resume/CV, 3) contact information of two professional references, 4) transcripts and TOEFL scores by email as a single pdf file to Dr. Tammy Franca,

Skype/video interview may be requested and only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Additional information can be found at the websites of the MSU Department of Sustainable Bioproducts ( and the Office of Graduate School (

Apply By:12/10/2021

Posted By: KBrasher