Graduate Assistant SOAR Program, Cabrini University, USA
Philadelphia ,United States
- Posted Date: 06/16/2023
- Expires on: 07/31/2023
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KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Excellent oral, written, interpersonal, and reporting skills
Ability to speak in public and present to a large audience
Ability to multitask and work independently
Ability to work collaboratively with diverse students, faculty and staff
Willingness to engage with students and families
Ability to work directly with students who are considered at-risk of leaving the institution
Proficiency in Microsoft Office, particularly Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
While there is some flexibility with work hours, the candidate must have the ability to work on campus within the CSS office hours (Monday – Friday, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm).
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Enrolled part or full-time in a Graduate program at Cabrini University
Must have a minimum of a 3.0 grade point average
Exhibit a dedication and understanding of the University’s Mission and Core Values
EXPECTATIONS FOR ALL EMPLOYEES:
Cabrini University pursues its mission based upon core values. An employee’s job performance must support and exhibit the University’s cores values:
RESPECT calls for care and compassion in regard to diversity, our environment, social justice and civility in resolving conflict.
VISION calls for a spiritually-based outlook when seeking solutions, courage, a pro-active stewardship of all present and future resources.
COMMUNITY calls for common mission, ethical responsibility, a sense of belonging, dialogue in decision making, enthusiasm for enterprise, participation in celebration of our values and traditions.
DEDICATION TO EXCELLENCE calls for positive attitude, commitment to lifelong learning, personal and professional growth, pride in accomplishment, and fulfillment of common goals.
Job Description Summary
POSITION SUMMARY: The Graduate Assistant will work under the supervision of the Assistant Director, Academic Advising and the programming director for the ACT 101 (SOAR) program and academic support liaison for the DreamUS program. The GA will assist with coordinating student success and retention initiatives designed to maintain student enrollment. This position may also be required to support the Center for Student Success by helping to staff the Grace Hall office suite, welcoming CSS guests and directing visitors to the appropriate offices/staff members.
The GA position is for the Fall 2023 and Spring 2024 semesters.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Assist in the development and execution of programs and services to promote academic advising and student retention, primarily for the ACT 101 and DreamUS programs.
Programming includes setting up and assisting with academic coaching meetings, as well as planning and implementing student workshops and events.
Meet and follow-up with students who are identified as at-risk of leaving the institution or struggling academically.
Assist in establishing and implementing coordinated processes for the routine and timely collection, analysis, dissemination and application of data relevant to the improvement of academic advising and student retention.
Attend advising and retention-related events and meetings as requested.
Assist the Center for Student Success with basic office functions (i.e. make copies, create mailings, help at CSS events, filing, maintaining a clean and organized office environment, etc.)
Answer telephone calls and relay messages to CSS staff, as needed.
Assist the Center for Student Success with advertising office events (i.e. updating social media and creating flyers).
Responsible for special projects as assigned by the Assistant Director or Dean for Retention and Student Success.
Other duties as assigned.
Requisition Detail Information
Open Date 05/15/2023
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