Position InformationWorking Title Graduate Assistant for Madison Advising Peers
Posting Number G1268 Position Type Graduate Assistant Position Status Part Time College/Division University Studies Department 100536 - University Advising Stipend Amount $8,898
Position Summary Information
University Advising seeks a graduate assistant for its well-respected Madison Advising Peer (MAP) Program. MAPs are undergraduate peer advisors who are trained to provide supplemental academic advising for JMU students in conjunction with faculty and full-time advisors. MAPs are a friendly, supportive and knowledgeable resource for their fellow students and are committed to helping them achieve their college goals.
The graduate assistant will assist the Assistant Director of University Advising with the supervision and coordination of the MAP program, developing and providing guidance to a strong team of undergraduate peer advisors. This graduate assistant works on average 20 hours per week.
Duties and Responsibilities
Conditions of Employment
Students may apply to a graduate assistantship prior to being accepted into a graduate program. However, to be eligible to receive an assistantship upon entry into a graduate program, the following criteria must be met:
The student must be conditionally or unconditionally accepted into a graduate program. Students who are provisionally accepted will not be eligible until they achieve conditional or unconditional acceptance into their program.
The students must have an official transcript on file indicating completion of a baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution or agency
After receiving an assistantship, the student must maintain at least a 3.0 graduate GPA in order to retain or reapply for the assistantship.
These are minimum criteria. Graduate program coordinators have the right to impose additional criteria if they see fit.
Posting Detail InformationPosting Date 02/15/2023
Beginning Review Date 03/15/2023 Closing Date 03/15/2023 Open Until Filled No Proposed Starting Date 08/10/2023 EEO Statement
James Madison University is committed to creating and supporting a diverse and inclusive work and educational community that is free of all forms of discrimination. This institution does not tolerate discrimination or harassment on the basis of age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, parental status, political affiliation, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or veteran status.
We promote access, inclusion and diversity for all students, faculty, staff, constituents and programs, believing that these qualities are foundational components of an outstanding education in keeping with our mission. The university is interested in candidates whose experience and qualifications support an ongoing commitment to this core quality.
Anyone having questions concerning discrimination should contact the Office for Equal Opportunity: (540) 568-6991.
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