Graduate Assistant, COVID Student Support Team Coordinator

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Job location: University Campus

Employment Type: Part-time
Posted data: 2020-08-31
Req: R4393
Job Description Summary

The COVID Student Support Team Graduate Assistant coordinates student workers who will monitor public space compliance, community education on University COVID requirements, and will provide assistance as needed with COVID related student issues.

Job Description


The COVID Student Support Team Graduate Assistant coordinates student workers who will monitor public space compliance, community education on University COVID requirements, and will provide assistance as needed with COVID related student issues. The two primary student teams are: (1) The Covid Security Response Team will monitor public spaces for compliance; educate fellow students and visitors on University requirements for Covid safety; provide assistance with quarantine food delivery, Safe Ride, and other University Safety functions that help protect the community during Covid; (2) The Covid Dining Assistants will staff entrances, exits, and thermal camera for capacity, social distancing, and mask wearing; will monitor indoor and outdoor dining seating for compliance and capacity; will clean tables, doors, and other areas to ensure students can safety sit and eat. The Graduate Assistant will coordinate both teams including selection, training, supervising, approvals, scheduling, and will also directly serve in both roles as needed.

The Graduate Assistant selected for this position in the Division of Student Affairs will grow the following career competency areas:


  • Leadership: Leverage the strengths of others to achieve common goals and use interpersonal skills to coach and develop others.
  • Global Fluency: Value, respect, and learn from diverse cultures, races, ages, genders, sexual orientations, and religions. Demonstrate inclusivity and respect.
  • Communication: Articulate thoughts and ideas clearly and effectively in written and oral forms. Express ideas professionally to others.
  • Collaboration: Build collaborative relationships with others of diverse backgrounds and abilities, work within a team structure, negotiate and manage conflict.
  • Professionalism: Demonstrate personal accountability and effective work habits, understanding the impact of non-verbal communication on professional work image.
  • Critical Thinking/Problem Solving: Exercise sound reasoning and analytical thinking; use knowledge, facts and data to solve problems and make decisions. Be prepared to answer the “unasked” questions.
  • Career Management: Identify and articulate skills, strengths, knowledge, and experience relevant to desired career goals.
  • Digital Technology: Leverage digital technologies ethically and efficiently to solve problems, complete tasks, and accomplish goals.


  • Bachelor’s degree from regionally accredited institution.
  • Full time enrollment in a Saint Leo University graduate degree program.


  • Prior Involvement as an undergraduate student within a Student Affairs department preferred
  • Prior experience with event planning, scheduling, and supervision.
  • Working knowledge and application of Microsoft Office Suite
  • Strong communication, organizational, and teamwork skills
  • Conflict and problem solving skills


  • Ability to work independently and in a team setting
  • Ability to think creatively and innovatively
  • Ability to work with diverse student populations


The work environment characteristics described here are a representation of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The term “qualified individual with a disability” means an individual with a disability who, with or without reasonable accommodation, can perform the essential functions of this position.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to communicate professionally in person, over the telephone, through email and other electronic means, move about the office and University, handle various type of media and equipment, and visually or otherwise identify, observe and assess. The employee is occasionally required to lift up to 10 pounds unless otherwise specified in the job description.

The intent of this job description is to provide a representation of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the total specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description. Saint Leo University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and embraces diversity as a critical step in ensuring employee, student and graduate success.




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Posted: 9/1/2020
Application Due: 11/30/2020
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