Graduate Assistant (Staff), Academic Advisor College of Engineering and Technology

Job description


Salary: Depends on Qualifications
Job_Type: Graduate Assistant
Job_Number: 02360
Closing: 03/09/21
Location: Main Campus
Division: Graduate Employment

General Summary

The role of the College of Engineering and Technology Graduate Assistant (GA) is to assist academic advisors on individual and group advising initiatives. The GA must be able to work a minimum of twenty (20) daytime hours, Monday-Friday. There may be programming and research opportunities within the role, however duties will largely be determined by the needs of the office at the given time.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

Activities and Projects:
Provide educational guidance and assistance for students when choosing courses, creating schedules, and planning for academic success
Gain familiarity advising a diverse population of students including first-generation, non-traditional, probationary, and culturally diverse students
Meet with new students through freshman orientation and transfer appointments to assist them with initial adjustment to university academic life
Assist in planning and implementing group advising and student outreach programs

Qualifications

Qualifications
Have an interest in serving students in a higher education setting
Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills
Ability to take initiative and exhibit independent judgement
Knowledge of Microsoft office and Google suite
Excellent organizational skills; capable of multitasking effectively
Familiarity with library resources and search tools
Strong attention to detail
Demonstrate level of competency in public relations, customer service, and communication Ability to work independently and as part of a team
Energetic; proactive, and service-driven

Supplemental Information

Please note: This position is included in the Graduate Assistant Interview Day's (GAID) on March 11 and 12, 2021. You may be contacted by departments to schedule an interview with them individually. Graduate Assistant Interview Day allows candidates to select which departments they are interested to interview with (if they meet the qualifications). Graduate Assistant Job Fair is open to all prospective/current graduate students. Additional information may be found at https://www.emich.edu/uacdc/students/gaid/index.php

For a full-time GA appointment, the University provides a tuition scholarship for up to 18 credit hours in each academic year (September 1 to August 31) of the assistantship.

For graduate assistants who are appointed to part-time positions and for GAs who begin employment after the start of the semester, the number of credit hours covered by the award will be prorated.

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Notice of Availability of the Annual Security Report and Annual Fire Safety Report

The Annual Security Report and Annual Fire Safety Report is available online at: https://www.emich.edu/police/documents/current_yearly_crime_stats.pdf

The report contains information regarding campus safety and security including topics such as: campus law enforcement authority; crime reporting policies; campus alerts (Timely Warnings and Emergency Notifications); fire safety policies and procedures; programs to prevent dating violence, domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking; the procedures the University will follow when one of these crimes is reported; and other matters of importance related to security on campus. The report also contains information about crime statistics for the three most recent calendar years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus; in On-Campus Student Housing Facilities; in Noncampus buildings or property owned or controlled by the University or a recognized student organization; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from, the campus. The report also contains fire statistics for any fires occurring in an On-Campus Student Housing Facility during the three most recent calendar years.

If you would like to receive a paper copy of the Annual Security Report and Annual Fire Safety Report, you can stop by the Department of Public Safety at 1200 Oakwood St. or you can request that a copy be mailed to you by calling 734-487-0892 or emailing [email protected]

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Are you currently enrolled within a graduate-level program (or higher) with Eastern Michigan University, if not do you have an application currently pending for a graduate-level program (or higher) with Eastern Michigan University?

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  • No


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Please indicate the graduate/doctoral-level program(s) with Eastern Michigan University in which you are currently enrolled or for which you have an application pending.

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Do you acknowledge that your tuition waiver may be taxable beyond $5250 per year?
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  • No


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Posted: 2/18/2021
Application Due: 4/19/2021
Work Type: Full Time
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