Job Description: The assistantship requires the willingness to serve students in a professional manner as well as demonstrate the ability to professionally interact with faculty and employers/recruiters in person and on the phone. The GA will assist in all office duties and services and be assigned special projects as the need arises such as conduct resume reviews, assist with public relations, publicizing internships and jobs, helping with event coordination, working with students on a one-to-one basis, coordinating social media communications and statistically analyzing survey data results etc. The GA will also design and teach some new 30-60 minute career-related workshops. This experience includes utilizing PowerPoint/Prezi and creating teaching handouts as well as develops the marketing of these learning opportunities to graduate students. The GA will also assist in the presentation of additional workshops that are delivered by others (guest speakers, or the SU career professionals). While assisting, he/she will coordinate, conduct and help with graduate student workshops in any way deemed necessary. When working with students on a one-on-one basis the GA often has to instruct students how to write, edit or correct their resumes and cover letters. The GA often has regularly scheduled appointments with students for this type of advice. In addition to being customer oriented, the GA must have an in-depth knowledge of PowerPoint and Word. Good presentation and teaching skills are essential. Finally the GA must be able to reach out to employers and coordinate employer outreach events without being micromanaged. Candidates from all Masters Program are encouraged to apply. Serving the graduate student population will be the focus and main responsibility of this position. GAs are expected to dress in business casual attire and be able to professionally represent the department. The GA is required to work 20 hours per week, spread over at least 3 days with very limited weekends. This graduate assistantship offers a stipend of $4000 per semester payable in biweekly installations and a tuition waiver of up to 9 hours per semester. You MUST be accepted into a graduate program at Salisbury University to apply.
Salary Per Hr: $4,000 per semester
Location: Career Services Office - GUC 133
Hours Per Week: 20 hours/week. Very limited Saturday hours