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Student Graduate Assistant for Academic Support Programs/Academic Achievement Center

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Posting Details

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Position Information

Job Title Student Graduate Assistant for Academic Support Programs/Academic Achievement Center
Special Instructions to Applicants

To apply, you will need your resume, cover letter, a list of professional references, and your autobiographical sketch/personal statement

Posting Number 2016337STD
Job Description

The Academic Achievement Center (AAC), a department within University College, is where students come to get the academic support they need to reach their highest level of academic excellence. We house three main programs to assist in that effort: Supplemental Instruction (SI) – a form of organized free group tutoring aimed at historically difficult courses to increase retention rates, Math and Science Center – another free program that allows students to drop in with math or science related questions, and College Study Skill support – provided in the form of coaching, 1-3 credit hour courses, and interactive presentations. This graduate assistant position will gain experience in organizing and leading tutor/SI Leader trainings, support in supervising / managing student leaders, provide academic coaching, and gaining experience in data collecting, reporting, and using student software systems.

The position would also allow for other opportunities such as teaching and presenting, but would not be a requirement. Though it is a plus to have some sort of a tutoring background, it is not necessary. Most important incoming skills would be: strong communication and organizational skills, strong desire to supervise undergraduate student leaders, and support general student population seeking academic support. All graduate assistants will receive extensive training and support to excel in this position. Because the AAC values inclusion, and works towards upholding frameworks grounded in equity and social justice, all graduate assistants will receive training in diversity and cultural competency throughout the duration of their assistantship.

Main responsibilities include:
¬ Opportunity to assist in organizing and facilitating student leader trainings
¬ Supervise / manage student leaders
¬ Provide constructive feedback to tutors / SI leaders through observation and one-on-ones
¬ Assisting in organizing and running bi-weekly Student Leader Meetings
¬ Assisting in marketing and promoting the Academic Achievement Center programs
¬ Collecting, reporting, and evaluating data on academic support programs use and impact
¬ Learn and assist in the operation and maintaining of relevant student-centered software
¬ Apply relevant theories to the practice of supplemental instruction (group learning), peer tutoring, and academic coaching
¬ Interact with professional staff from a diverse range of offices

Minimum Qualifications
Preferred Qualifications
Department Academic Advancement Center
Pay Rate
Posting Open Date 11/22/2017
Posting End Date 02/02/2018
Job Category Student Hourly
Planning Unit University College
Work Schedule
Campus Athens
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Diversity Statement

Ohio University is committed to creating a respectful and inclusive educational and workplace environment. Ohio University is an equal access/equal opportunity and affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to building and maintaining a diverse workforce. Women, persons of color, persons with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Ohio University is a member of the OH/Western PA/WV Higher Education Recruitment Consortium. www.ohwpawvherc.org

Employment Type Part-Time Term

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
  3. References
  4. Other (See Special Instructions to Applicants for Details)
Optional Documents

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. Please indicate your current course of study    A) College Student Personnel B) Critical Studies in Educational Foundations    C) Counselor Education    D) None of the above

    (Open Ended Question)