Graduate Assistant (Staff), Academic Success Partnerships
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.
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.
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