Graduate Assistant- Compass Student Staff & Resource Center
Supervised by the Assistant Director of Major and Career Exploration, Compass
This position will provide higher education experience in the areas of Student Affairs and Academic Affairs. The Compass Graduate Assistant will work with other staff members to provide a welcoming office environment that offers students diverse opportunities to engage in their educational planning process during every stage of their academic career. The Compass Graduate Assistant is responsible for becoming familiar with the programs, resources, and functions of the Compass.
Provide supervision to undergraduate student interns (Navigators).
Provide supervision to Advanced Navigators.
Assist in creating and maintaining a student-centered environment in the Compass Resource Center that is professional and supportive.
Support Compass student intern program including co-instruction of course.
Schedule intern office hours and staff meetings.
Prepare and lead presentations, staff development and training sessions for interns.
Assist Compass staff with program development and implementation.
Communicate with campus community through various mediums including listservs, podcasts, workshops, and classroom presentations.
Be knowledgeable about Compass student resource areas and their functions in order to provide students appropriate services, resources, and information.
Assist students in the Compass Resource Center with resources such as:
Major Exploration and Confirmation
Self-Assessment and Career Exploration Software
Enrollment in MyPlan
Internship, Volunteer and Service Learning database search
Registration for workshops, mock interviews, and special events
Starting a resume and initializing a job/graduate school search
Must be available for weekly staff training and Compass Intern class (Tuesdays at 8:15am-9:15am)
Other duties as assigned
Terms of Employment/Compensation:
This is a year-long assistantship starting August 22, 2013 to June 1, 2014. Graduate Assistant must be a full-time, matriculated graduate student at SUNY Oswego and enroll in no more than 9 credit hours per semester.
Remuneration for the year is $8400 stipend for 20 hours per-week. Additional benefits include: health insurance available, free employee parking, 10% off new textbooks from the college store, and opportunities for professional development.
If you have any questions or would like more information about this position please contact Jackie Wallace at Jacqueline.firstname.lastname@example.org
How to Apply
The Compass is a student success center prepared to meet a variety of needs throughout a student’s time at Oswego. We help students transition into college and discover their strengths, values, and interests through self-assessment – and then assist them in connecting that to the best major. We also help them explore various career fields, gain valuable internship or volunteer experience, and transition to the world of work or graduate school. There is a solid plan for student success at SUNY Oswego, and we are here to help!
If you would like to join our team in one of the THREE Graduate Assistant openings this fall, please submit cover letter, resume, and contact information for three (3) professional references electronically to:
Review of applications will begin April 1, 2013 and will continue until positions are filled.
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