Position InformationRequisition Number 2023-33GA
Position Title Graduate Assistant - Student Affairs Working Title Student Activities Programming & Leadership Assistantship 2023/2024 Department 313010- Student Activities Pay Rate 1.0 : $4,500.00 (Spring/Fall) FTE 1.0 Position Number G98042 Starting Date: 08/02/2023 End Date: 05/05/2023 Special Instructions to Applicants:
Only complete applications will be considered for graduate assistant positions. Once an application has been submitted, you are not permitted to make changes or upload additional documents to the application. You must upload all transcripts and official reference letters at the time of submission. Applications will be denied if reference letters and transcripts are not included.
Because of the nature of the compensation package each Office of Student Activities Graduate Assistant receives, they are expected to work to the completion of their tasks which is of 20 hours per week.
Posting Date: 02/13/2023 Open Until Filled No Position Purpose
The primary function of the Graduate Assistant for Leadership & Programming is to help plan, organize, and implement a comprehensive student involvement program designed to enhance the total learning experience for students through leadership activities. They will also work with the Assistant Director in the implementation of large-scale university programs such as Week of Welcome, Family Weekend and Homecoming. This Graduate Assistant should gain experience in advising, programming, student organizations, campus policies, and working with faculty and staff advisors. Job Responsibilities: 1. Co-Advise the Central Leadership Council 2. Assist in planning annual Impact Leadership Retreat including hiring & training student facilitators 3. Evaluate and adapt leadership programs, and establish new programs as necessary to address campus needs 4. Create leadership development programs for student organizations and advisors (Leadershipto-Go) 5. Coordinate the annual Leadership Reception 6. Responsible for maintaining records and organizational plans utilized for programming activities 7. Attend regularly scheduled meetings for affiliated organizations and groups 8. Assist with Week of Welcome planning and implementation 9. Assist with Family Weekend planning and implementation 10. Assist in advising the Homecoming Leadership Committee 11. Assist with coverage of weekend and evening events 12. Assist in daily operation of the Office of Student Activities 13. Perform other duties as assigned
Education & Formal Training Bachelor's degree (Specify field(s) of study below) Other Education & Formal Training Computer Skills Word-Processing, Spreadsheet, Presentation, Desktop Publishing, Web Page Maintenance Experience Other Experience Special Skills, Abilities, and Knowledge: Attention to detail, Budget- related skills, Communication skills, including oral, written, and/or nonverbal, Human Relations/Interpersonal skills, Leadership skills: organization/meeting facilitation/project leadership, Supervisory skills, including motivation, delegation of duties, evaluation, etc, Management and/or administration skills, Ability to manage multiple concurrent projects and meet deadlines, Maintain confidentiality Other Special Skills, Abilities, and Knowledge Special Working Conditions: Irregular work hours, Professional appearance Other Special Working Conditions
Scholarship: Students filling a Graduate Assistantship (GA) position are eligible to receive a graduate tuition waiver, a graduate non-resident tuition waiver (if applicable), and a graduate mandatory fees waiver. The scholarships are in the form of a waiver and the funds are not deposited into the student's personal account. Instead, the student's bill is reduced by the amount of the scholarship awarded. If the maximum amount of the scholarship is not used, the remainder is not paid to the student in any form and unused scholarship money cannot be carried over to another semester. The scholarship is applied to graduate level courses only; courses taken for undergraduate credit are not eligible to be covered by the GA scholarship. The non-resident fee scholarship only applies to classes taken on the UCM Warrensburg campus. The maximum scholarship amounts are based on the size of assistantship held. For a full (20 hour per week) assistantship, the scholarship covers tuition costs up to $4,860.00 (+$4,106.75 for non-residents) and mandatory fees up to $684.75 of graduate coursework per semester. Graduate assistantship positions less than full will be prorated accordingly.
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