FWS Student Affairs Graduate Assistant – Student Life

Location
Remote
Posted
Jun 04, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
For-Profit

Job location: Remote


Employment Type: Part-time
Posted data: 2021-06-02
Req: R0006216

Job Description:

Saybrook University is seeking a Graduate Assistant to join Student Affairs.

The Student Affairs Graduate Assistant (GA) serves as a para-professional and provides support for the Office of Student Affairs to assist with developing initiatives in support of student life and engagement at Saybrook University. The GA role will perform administrative, clerical, and research-related tasks that maintain and advance the resources and programming provided by Student Affairs. The GA plays an integral role in assisting with departmental programming, conducting research on relevant topics related to student affairs and student life for the department.

Position Qualifications:

  • Outstanding customer service abilities including in person, phone, and electronic communications.
  • Excellent office skills, including typing, organization, and attention to detail.
  • Computer knowledge, including Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, and data entry.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Flexible and quick learner with a high retention rate.
  • Strong problem-solving skills.
  • Experience with program planning, event implementation, and database programs, graphic design, social media.
  • Able to perform basic clerical and administrative tasks and provide general departmental assistance to Student Affairs staff.
  • Academically in good standing (at least 4 semesters or more)
  • Qualify for Federal Work Study (FWS).

Duties:

  • Support Student Affairs programming through assistance with research, logistics, marketing, material preparation, onsite implementation, and post-event evaluation.
  • Support Student Affairs with the onboarding process for new students (i.e, Student Support Services New Student Orientation, Getting Started Course).
  • Assist with research and generating ideas to advance student life programs and services at Saybrook.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Saybrook University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

About Saybrook University:

Saybrook University was founded over 40 years ago by some of the greatest minds of the 20th century and continues to inspire a new generation of innovators. A non-profit regionally accredited university known for its commitment to humanistic studies and rigorous research, Saybrook University’s academic model puts the student at the center of everything we do to provide a unique, transformational, learning experience. Saybrook offers advanced degrees in organizational systems, psychology, mind-body medicine, and counseling, all in flexible learning formats to help students continue to be active contributors to the fields they work in while they advance their education. Saybrook University is proud to be a community of creative, compassionate innovators dedicated to pursing new ways of thinking and doing for our professions, organizations, and communities.

For more information, visit www.saybrook.edu.

Saybrook University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

About Saybrook University:

Saybrook University was founded over 40 years ago by some of the greatest minds of the 20th century and continues to inspire a new generation of innovators. A non-profit regionally accredited university known for its commitment to humanistic studies and rigorous research, Saybrook University’s academic model puts the student at the center of everything we do to provide a unique, transformational, learning experience. Saybrook offers advanced degrees in organizational systems, psychology, mind-body medicine, and counseling, all in flexible learning formats to help students continue to be active contributors to the fields they work in while they advance their education. Saybrook University is proud to be a community of creative, compassionate innovators dedicated to pursing new ways of thinking and doing for our professions, organizations, and communities.

For more information, visit www.saybrook.edu.

Saybrook University offers a generous compensation and benefits package, as well as the opportunity to work for a leader in the field of education. Some of our key benefits include: generous paid time-off, medical and dental coverage, company-paid life and disability insurance, retirement plan with employer contribution, multiple flexible spending accounts (FSA), tuition reimbursement, professional development, and regular employee appreciation events.

Saybrook University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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