Graduate Assistant Student Success Center

University of Mary

Graduate Assistant for Student Success Center

The Graduate Assistant for the Student Success Center provides direct services for new and transfer students at the university by assisting them with the process of making a successful transition to the university.

Candidates will be invited to demonstrate a willingness to support the Christian, Catholic, Benedictine mission of the University of Mary.

Essential Roles and Responsibilities Include:

• Advise Academic Warning students throughout the semester
• Assist with Academic Warning and Retention projects as assigned
• Oversee the curriculum and grading for the online Academic Warning modules (GRIT)
• Be available to students by appointment as necessary
• Assist with the coordination and attendance of FYE 122 Lab – President’s Seminar (Wednesday evenings from 7:00-9:30pm)
• Teach one section of FYE 322 Transition Seminar as needed
• Assist with Welcome Week Peer Leader program, including training, planning, and recruitment
• Assist with preparation for spring SOAR events
• Provide support during spring SOAR events as needed (one Saturday in March, April, & May)
• Assist with Student Accessibility Services and Career Services as needed
• Assist other SSC Academic Advisors with grading or projects as needed
• Other duties as assigned by Assistant Director of the Student Success Center

Desired Minimum Qualifications, Education, and Experience include:

• Bachelor’s degree required and full-time enrollment in a graduate program – must meet eligibility requirements for admission to Graduate Studies at the University of Mary
• Prior experience in teaching or providing student support services is highly preferred
• Knowledge of the developmental needs of students and knowledge of the best practices in working with students who are at risk for attrition is preferred
• Upholds and supports the Christian, Catholic, Benedictine mission of the University of Mary
• Supports the ongoing implementation of Ex Corde Ecclesiae, the apostolic constitution on Catholic colleges and universities
• Builds a culture of ready and earnest hospitality in the Office of Academic Affairs and throughout the university, in accord with Saint Benedict’s admonition that all be received as Christ

Knowledge and Skills:

• Ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing, including effective presentations to groups, professional reports, and other communications using Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel, and Publisher as well as the ability to use computers, projectors, and other electronic tools
• Ability to prioritize workload, perform work duties independently, and meet deadlines
• Ability to work effectively with students from diverse cultures and backgrounds, students who have a disability, nontraditional students, and other at-risk students.

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Review of application materials will begin immediately. Position will remain open until filled.

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