Graduate Program Assistant
Position: Graduate Program Assistant Location: Chicago, IL
Job Id: 607 # of Openings: 1 Wheaton in Chicago Graduate Program AssistantJob Overview
The Wheaton in Chicago Graduate Program Assistant (GPA) is a member of the Center for Urban Engagement (CUE) team. Under the guidance of the Assistant Director of Wheaton in Chicago, the GPA works part-time to collaborate on and provide leadership for some initiatives and services of the program. This is a residential position; the GPA must live on-site at the Wheaton in Chicago facilities. Year-round housing will be provided in a Wheaton in Chicago apartment for the duration of the time of service. Duties and Responsibilities
- Collaborate with Wheaton in Chicago staff to plan and implement program orientation, mid-semester retreat, end-of-semester retreat, and program excursions.
- Collaborate with Wheaton in Chicago staff to plan and implement weekly community dinners and neighborhood excursions.
- Develop growth-oriented relationships with Wheaton in Chicago students through regular presence at program events and program excursions, 1-1 meetings, and student care.
- Collaborate with Assistant Director of Wheaton in Chicago to provide on-site coordination for Urban Track of Wheaton Passage program.
- Collaborate with Assistant Director of Wheaton in Chicago to establish and participate in an on-call system for student emergencies.
- Collaborate with Assistant Director on hospitality for guests at the Wheaton in Chicago facilities.
- Collaborate with Assistant Director on recruiting students to the Wheaton in Chicago program.
- Collaborate with CUE personnel, volunteers, and students to create content for CUE social media accounts.
- Meet weekly with Assistant Director for supervision, collaboration, and personal development.
- Attend CUE team meetings.
- Enrolled in a Masters program in the Wheaton College graduate school.
- Experience living, learning, and/or working in urban contexts
- Student Development experience preferred
- Organized and self-motivated with strong administrative and collaborative skills.
- Evidence of Christian character and commitment
- Leadership ability and mentoring experience
- Communication and management skills
- Understand issues related to sexuality and racial identity development
- Experience in addressing diversity issues in a Christian context
- Review the specific Job Descriptions and Supplemental Application Questionnaire here.
- Complete a Wheaton College application for employment.
- Complete the supplemental application questionnaire (located in the supplemental information file).
- Submit your completed Supplemental Application Questionnaire to: [email protected]