Graduate Assistant (Staff), College of Education Advising

Location
Ypsilanti, MI
Posted
Aug 11, 2018
Faculty Jobs
Arts & Humanities
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
General Summary

OAS is a student-focused office that assists Teacher Preparation Candidates and College of Education students with academic advising, program admission information, student teaching opportunities, and student success strategies. Graduate assistants (GA's) provide support in advising, materials and communication, research best practices, promote student development, and assess programs to make data driven decisions. GA's have the opportunity to support advisors as well as provide limited individual student advising and full advising in group-advising formats.

The Staff Graduate Assistant receives a stipend and tuition waiver subject to federal tax.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

In consultation with one or more staff or faculty members, assist in the support of the affairs of a program, department, office and/or curriculum.

Other departmental related duties as required.

Qualifications

The ideal GA for the position will be studying student affairs, counseling, educational leadership, or a related field. The preferred candidate will have an interest in advising, have strong communication skills, and have a student-focused perspective. The successful candidate is attentive to detail and desires the position not only for tuition and stipend benefits, but because the candidate has a desire to learn from experience and from practitioners in a student-focused higher education setting as well as a desire to share current research and theory from the candidate's courses in student affairs, educational leadership, and counseling.

Qualifications:
Ability to work up to 20 hours per week (10 for 50%) is required.

GPA of 3.0 or higher is required.

Admission and enrollment in a graduate program is required.

Maintenance of a 67% course completion is required.

Enrollment in at least 6 credits for Fall and Winter semesters is required.

Supplemental Information

There is 1 opening for a full time graduate assistant for 20 hours per week.

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