Student Graduate Assistant for OMSAR Recruitment and Retention

Posting Details

Applications will be accepted until midnight (Eastern Time Zone) on the 'Posting End Date' shown below.

Position Information

Job Title Student Graduate Assistant for OMSAR Recruitment and Retention
Special Instructions to Applicants

To apply, you will need your resume, cover letter, a list of 3 professional references, and your autobiographical sketch/personal statement

Posting Number 2016355STD
Job Description

Core Responsibilities for all OMSAR Graduate Assistants
¬ Conduct supervisions with LINKS Peer Mentors
¬ Maintain an active caseload with scholarship students regarding academic performance
¬ Maintain accurate and timely meeting records on individual students by using the OMSAR Progress Meeting form and/or appropriate OMSAR system
¬ Establish and maintain weekly and/or bi-weekly supervisory meetings with OMSAR staff
Primary Responsibilities
¬ Conduct Progress Meetings with OMSAR Scholars with primary emphasis on the Ohio Promise Signature Award recipients
¬ Maintain advising relationships with students on probation to assist them in regaining scholarship status
¬ Support the recruitment and selection of OMSAR scholarship prospects
Secondary Responsibilities
¬ Assist in recruitment activities for prospective candidates in OMSAR scholarship and LINKS programs
¬ Represent the OMSAR Office at on and off-campus programs

Minimum Qualifications

Graduate Assistants are expected to conduct themselves with the same level of respect and thoughtfulness that they would expect to receive from others and includes:
¬ Maintain an effective working relationship with supervisors and co-workers
¬ Demonstrate good written communication skills in reports, correspondence, etc.
¬ Demonstrate good oral communication and listening skills
¬ Demonstrate quality decision making and evaluative skills
¬ Serve as a role model for students and staff in areas of ethical decision making and mature choices
¬ Project a positive attitude toward the position, OMSAR, Diversity & Inclusion, and Ohio University, and will be committed to working effectively with students, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds.

Preferred Qualifications
Department Diversity and Inclusion
Pay Rate
Posting Open Date 11/27/2017
Posting End Date 02/02/2018
Job Category Student Hourly
Planning Unit Office of the Provost
Work Schedule

Graduate Assistants are expected to work a total of 300 hours over the course of each semester or 20 hours per week. Graduate Assistants will have an active role in the Peer Mentor Training and the LINKS Pre-Matriculation Program which occurs the week prior to the beginning of fall semester classes.

Campus Athens
Applicants may contact this person if they have questions about this position.
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:
    • College Student Personnel
    • Critical Studies in Educational Foundations
    • Counselor Education
    • None of the above