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Graduate Assistant Position in Office of Student Engagement

Posted by Tim on August 4, 2016 in Graduate Assistant, Internships, Networking, Student Job Opportunities

University at Buffalo
Office of Student Engagement (SE)
Fall 2016 – Spring 2017

Graduate Assistant Position Description – Experiential Learning

Supervisor:  Jude Butch, Assistant Director and Phyllis Floro, Director

Student Engagement

Responsibility:  To support the mission of SE and the University at Buffalo.  The following responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Work closely with Assistant Director and Director to further develop and implement an experiential learning program at UB. Includes but not limited to:
    • Outreach communication to students, faculty and staff
    • Meeting with students to determine interests (and referring them to appropriate office)
    • Assisting with the assessment process and continued website development
    • Marketing of SE and Experiential Learning initiatives
  • Work closely with the Serves Committee Chair (sub-committee of the UB Experiential Learning Consortium) to further develop the community engagement program at UB, outreach to the community partners, and any other development projects assigned.
  • Assist with the planning and implementation of the Real Experience and Leadership Mentoring Program (REALM) and any other SE programs that require assistance.
  • Facilitate SE workshops and trainings including Life & Learning and outreach workshops

Note:  The opportunity to co-teach a University Experience course will be considered and discussed with the graduate assistant who is hired.

Department-wide/University-wide Responsibilities/Expectations:

  • Attend and participate in SE staff meetings, retreats and staff development
  • Volunteer and assist with Student Life events and programs, as needed
  • Build relationships, work closely to support, and be an effective team player with professionals, graduate student assistants, undergraduate student workers, and interns
  • Continue and build new relationships with student groups affiliated with the SE
  • Serve as a liaison between the SE and campus constituents, such as on-campus student organizations as well as Student Affairs offices, academic departments
  • Serve on committees relevant to the mission/promotion of the SE, as needed/requested
  • Share/research new ideas and initiatives to implement in the SE based on own experiences, conference sessions, and relationships with various colleagues
  • Fulfill any other duties or responsibilities assigned

I enthusiastically welcome cover letters & resumes for this opportunity through Friday, August 12th. All materials should be emailed directly to Ashley Bucholtz at arbuchol@buffalo.edu. Alternatively, students may also apply through BullsEye (Job ID: 408713).