Graduate Assistant - Multicultural Student Affairs (Fall 2017)

Dahlonega, GA
Jul 29, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Graduate Assistant - Multicultural Student Affairs (Fall 2017)

Position Number: 53000237

Benefits Eligible: No

Campus Location: Dahlonega

Job Close Date: 08/23/2017

General Summary: The University of North Georgia is currently accepting applications for Graduate Assistant, who will serve as a critical member of the Multicultural Student Affairs (MSA) team. This is a 10-month position and will be housed primarily on the Dahlonega campus. The Graduate Assistant will serve as an advisor and mentor to clubs and organizations affiliated with the MSA office. In addition, the Graduate Assistant will promote diversity programming for a variety of University groups. The Graduate Assistant will be supervised by the Director and Assistant Director of Multicultural Student Affairs.

Located in the fastest-growing region of the state, the University of North Georgia is a multi-campus university with an enrollment of over 18,000 students, making it one of the largest institutions in the University System of Georgia. UNG is focused on a mission of educational excellence, leadership development and community engagement opportunities that develop students into leaders for a diverse and global society. Through a variety of educational pathways that provide access and range from certificates and associate degrees to a professional doctoral program, UNG is responsive to regional education and economic development needs. Federally designated as a senior military college, one of the university's signature leadership programs is its 800-member Corps of Cadets on UNG's Dahlonega Campus.

Job Duties & Responsibilities: The Graduate Assistant will:
  • Work to promote engagement with underrepresented populations such as African American males and other populations
  • Assist with advising MSA Clubs and organizations affiliated with the MSA office
  • Assist with presentations, discussion groups, special projects, events and with the day to day general office's duties.
  • Assist with program planning and implementation for diversity events
  • Assist in social media efforts, create posters, flyers, brochures and other marketing and educational resources.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
  • Commitment to facilitating student success and leadership development in students from diverse cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds, general Student Affairs philosophy, computer skills, familiarity with Banner system
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and teamwork skills
  • Ability to multi-task, work with various campus groups including administration, faculty, staff, and students.

Certifications/Licenses & Minimum Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree required.
  • Experience in higher education.
  • Previous experience working with student from diverse cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds preferred.

Required Documents: Cover Letter, Resume/Curriculum Vitae

Special Instructions to Applicants: Please submit contact information for three professional references.

Employer Information: All employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation, as determined by the University of North Georgia in its sole discretion. The University of North Georgia, a unit of the University System of Georgia, is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sex or national origin, age, disability, religion, genetics or veteran status. Georgia is an open records state. Also, UNG is a federal contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans.

We provide equal employment opportunities to minorities, females, protected veterans, and disabled individuals, as well as other protected groups.

The University of North Georgia is committed to providing equal opportunity to all qualified applicants without discrimination at the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, age, disability or handicap as a matter of college policy and as required by applicable state and federal laws.