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Student Graduate Assistant for Learning Community Programs

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

Posting Details

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Position Information

Job Title Student Graduate Assistant for Learning Community Programs
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 2016340STD
Job Description

The Learning Community Graduate Assistants report directly to the Director of Learning Community Programs and the various professional staff members. They assist with the planning, preparation and management of the university’s learning communities. Learning communities (LCs) at Ohio University are groups of students who take an intentional cluster of courses together while developing a deeper understanding of the courses’ subject matter. Students build relationships with instructors and each other while learning together in and outside of the classroom. LCs at OHIO are housed in an academic unit, but provide many student affairs-related activities to students, particularly as related to building inclusive communities where all students are valued — and given the opportunities and information needed to be successful.
There are five distinct GA positions within LC programs. Each GA is responsible for:
¬ In the Fall, coordinating the programming efforts of the Learning Community Leaders (LCLs)

¬ Assisting with the recruitment, selection, and training of the LCLs

¬ Promoting LCs at Admissions recruitment fairs and other resource fairs

¬ Reviewing curriculum in the LC seminars and collaborating on instructor resources and training

¬ Assisting with the assessment of the LC programs, which includes compiling and analyzing data

¬ Assisting with the writing, editing, and revision of LC brochures, LC correspondence, and other related materials

¬ Twenty (20) hours per week required; includes some evening and weekend commitments and other assigned duties

In the Spring semester, the five GA positions particularly focus on the following:
1) Assessment and student recruitment
2) UC 1000: University Experience course
3) UC 1900: Learning Community Seminar and service learning
4) LCL recruitment, training, and programming

Minimum Qualifications
Preferred Qualifications
Department University College, Dean's Office
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)