Graduate Assistant (Staff), [email protected] - Community and Academic Service-Learning (AS-L)

Job description

Salary: Depends on Qualifications
Job_Type: Graduate Assistant
Job_Number: 02381
Closing: 05/30/21
Location: Main Campus
Division: Graduate Employment

General Summary

[email protected] provides graduate students in programs (and concentrations) such as Public Administration, Social Work, Psychology, Communication, Management, Arts Management and HESA a robust graduate assistantship in the areas of research, instruction/training, management, and community engagement

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

The Engage assistantships allows graduate students to both initiate and manage community based programs and training. It allows a graduate student in the aforementioned programs grant writing and grant management experience, management of personnel, instructional practice for both student and staff, institutional and community evaluation and assessment, program management, and the use of research in grant development and implementation.


Specifically, the GA provides critical institutional support and coordination in the
? Engage suite events, Retreats, community impact, community service and
academic service-learning evaluation for reports and self-studies such as the
Carnegie Classification, Campus Compact, and the Higher Learning
? Support for the Community Engaged Council in collaboration with the Director of
Community Relations.
? Onboarding and training of community volunteers associated with key Engage
programs such the Connecting Corps, Eagle Engage Corps, St. Joe Health
Navigators, United Way Campaign, etc.
? Liaison between Engage and key community entities and initiatives including
YpsiGlow, Heritage Festival, YpsiProud, Ypsilanti Township and Ypsilanti City
Master Plan Coordination of the bi-annual AS-L faculty fellow seminar and
coordination of faculty community based learning projects.
? Support and coordination for Academic Service-Learning courses and
co-training of faculty/staff in community based learning. The GA will manage
and/or co-facilitate community partnerships for many faculty and AS-L courses
throughout the year. Provides administrative support to the fall and winter
faculty seminars through identification and preparation of seminar literature in
concert with faculty participants.
? Management and oversight of Ford Community Corps AS-L grant projects and
other related AS-L grants (e.g. Bright Future, Family Empowerment Program)
for and with faculty.
? Support (writing and editing) monthly newsletter, maintenance of all social
media related to Engage and oversight of web page with Engage Operations
and Communications Coordinator

Supplemental Information

Special projects: Engage area is dynamic and develops new grant and externally
funded projects annually. A GA may also support through research and grant writing
new programs such as: Connecting & Digital Connecting Corps, MSSI (Mobile
Support Services Program)

Required: Cover Letter, Resume and Three References.

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:

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]

* 01

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?

  • Yes
  • No

* 02

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.

* 03

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

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Posted: 4/26/2021
Application Due: 6/25/2021
Work Type: Full Time