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Student Graduate Assistant - Undergraduate Orientation Programs (UOP)

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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 - Undergraduate Orientation Programs (UOP)
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 2016347STD
Job Description

The Office of Undergraduate Orientation Programs prepares students and families for a successful transition to Ohio University. Undergraduate Orientation Programs assist students in becoming active in their OHIO community in order to enhance the persistence of OHIO’s students. The Orientation Graduate Assistant must be culturally competent and able to work with first generation, low income, underrepresented, international, transfers, re-entry, and students in crisis or scholastic difficulty. This individual will gain a wide variety of experiences that will prepare them to enter professional orientation, transition, and retention positions in student and academic affairs.

OHIO’s orientation graduate assistant collaborates to plan, implement and assess multiple orientation programs for incoming students and their families. They will also:
¬ Develop an understanding of orientation programs and how it contributes to student retention
¬ Assist with the daily management of all orientation programs
¬ Coordinate Relocate Day programming and collaborate with our regional campus partners
¬ Assist with hiring, training, and supervising undergraduate Orientation Leaders (OLs)
¬ Become knowledgeable of all university wide academic requirements and able to navigate university systems
¬ Assist with academic advising for first-year and transfer students
¬ Assist with the writing of annual reports, goals, and learning outcomes. Assist with the development and implementation of assessment plans and reports
¬ Participate in UOP weekly staff meetings, University College staff meetings, University Academic Advising Council meetings
¬ Participate in professional development that includes attending our regional orientation conferences
¬ Represent Undergraduate Orientation Programs at academic and admissions events, respond to emails and voicemails, and perform other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications
Preferred Qualifications
Department Allen Student Advising 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.

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)