Graduate Assistant, Student Life- Student Center
The Student Life department is the center for student interaction and engagement on campus. As such, the Student Life Graduate Assistant will implement services and programming to promote a strong student-centered culture within the department and college-wide. A core responsibility will be the oversight of the Student Center and club meeting spaces. This is a 9-month position, working 25 hours per week between the months of September-May.
Examples of Duties:
- Demonstrates professionalism and excellent customer service to a diverse student population.
- Oversee the Student Center to foster an inclusive and welcoming environment.
- Open and close the Student Center as per schedule.
- Greet students and check student IDs for all users of the Student Center and club spaces.
- Serve as an on-site event assistant to clubs and organizations utilizing Student Center meeting spaces.
- Responsible for enforcing College and facility policies and procedures.
- Maintain cleanliness and organization of Student Center area.
- Issue and track use of equipment, games, and supplies.
- Maintain a safe and organized environment for student relaxation and recreation.
- Responsible for maintaining and issuing keys for student spaces and student club offices.
- Collaborate with campus departments on college-wide initiatives, events, and activities.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
- Highly proficient in Microsoft Office suite.
- Currently enrolled in a Master's Degree program, concentration in Higher Education Administration preferred.
- Ability to lift 5-25 pounds and to stand/walk for long periods of time.
- Strong oral and written communication skills utilizing independent judgment and discretion in all interactions with students and staff.
- Strong customer service skills and organizational skills with the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.
- Demonstrated ability to clearly communicate to a diverse college community with sensitivity and understanding of people from all economic, educational and ethnic backgrounds.
- Willingness to work a flexible schedule with varied hours.
- A strong commitment to a comprehensive community college philosophy and a student-centered learning environment
Women and Minorities Encouraged to Apply
Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer
As a New Jersey First Act Employer, new employees must establish a primary residence in New Jersey within one year unless an exemption applies