University of North Texas Dallas - Student Engagement Graduate Student Assistant

Aug 23, 2017
Administrative Jobs
Academic Affairs
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
The Student Engagement Graduate Student Assistantship program prepares students for a wide range of career opportunities in higher education. This program provides students with an opportunity to develop first-hand knowledge of the student affairs profession and gain hands on experience in many areas within the Office of Student Affairs at UNT Dallas.Furthermore, the program will afford students the opportunity to analyze the functions of various administrative departments, their relationships to one another and to the institution in order to understand contemporary societal issues and their impact from an institutional perspective.Working with experienced student affairs administrators, graduate assistants will work to improve the quality of life on campus, foster a safe, healthy, and respectful environment, support academic achievement and success, and promote leadership and civic engagement. Graduate assistants will also participate in campus community-wide projects and professional development opportunities and begin developing their professional network.Statement of Duties and Responsibilities:? Attend regularly scheduled Student Affairs Staff meetings and trainings. ? Attend regular one-on-one meetings with supervisor. ? Cultivate and maintain good working relationships with staff, faculty and students ? Assist with New Student Orientation and Commencement ? Participate in student leadership trainings ? Support College policies and guidelines ? Work with staff to develop extra-curricular events and services. ? Assist with the planning of all aspects of Student Organization/Greek Life leadership trainings and workshops? Responsible for room reservations for student groups and other areas as needed? Responsible for tracking room reservations from student groups ? Develop workshops and trainings that benefit targets student groups and the student body as a whole? Maintain events on website for Student Affairs? Assist in Program Proposals for programs hosted by Student Affairs? Assist in event management of programs hosted by Student Affairs? Responsible for the planning, application process and implementation of the JAG Awards? Responsible for maintaining the annual calendar for the Office of Student Affairs? Assists in assessment efforts for student engagement? Assists with the planning and execution of the student organization showcase each semester? Lead the promotion of student life events through the use of social media channels, print material, and other forms of appropriate communication to the campus community. ? Encourage and support students, student organizations, departments, and academic programs, on events that benefit the student community and align with the college?s mission. ? Assist in the development of leadership resource guides and programming materials. ? Bring creative ideas and energy to the position. ? Additional duties as assigned by the Assistant Dean of StudentsThe University of North Texas System is firmly committed to equal opportunity and does not permit ? and takes actions to prevent ? discrimination, harassment (including sexual violence), and retaliation on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, family status, genetic information, citizenship or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, and employment practices. The University of North Texas System immediately investigates and takes remedial action when appropriate. The University of North Texas System also takes actions to prevent retaliation against individuals who oppose a discriminatory practice, file a charge, or testify, assist or participate in an investigative proceeding or hearing.