Graduate Assistant (Staff), Academic Success Partnerships

Job description

Salary: Depends on Qualifications
Job_Type: Graduate Assistant
Job_Number: 02357
Closing: 03/09/21
Location: Main Campus
Division: Graduate Employment

General Summary

Academic Success Partnerships (ASP) was established in 2012 to equip students with relevant skills and training to be active learners focused on persistence and degree completion. Our commitment provides support beyond the classroom to help students manage work, life, and development during their collegiate experience. We engage students by creating an uplifting and inclusive campus environment designed to affirm students through structured programming, workshops, mentoring, coaching, and educational opportunities.

The ideal candidate should be available 20 hours/week. This position offers opportunities related to equity and inclusion, and student development.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

Meet regularly with program participants to review academic progress and overall well-being/development
Assess, track and document academic progress of program participants
Develop and lead/facilitate programs and workshops focused on academic, human, and sociocultural development
Communicate and meet with various campus and community partners
Manage and update social media accounts (Facebook, Instagram, etc.)
Attend and participate in campus initiatives
Additional projects related to student engagement as assigned


Familiarity in working with a diverse population of students including first-generation, non-traditional, and culturally diverse students.
Proficient in Social Media targeting and communication.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Access, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook) and other computer applications.
Ability to develop, promote, coordinate, and schedule regularly occurring programs.
Experience developing marketing materials such as flyers, brochures and social media postings.
Capable of expanding existing experiences and learning new tools to enhance skills.
Ability to work nights and weekends as needed.
Strong organizational skills.
Strong communication skills, both written and verbal.
Ability to take initiative and exhibit independent judgement.
Ability to effectively manage time and meet deadlines.
Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

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

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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The Annual Security Report and Annual Fire Safety Report is available online at:

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