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Graduate Assistant, Student Accessibility & Support Services (SASS)
Company: McDaniel College
Location: Westminster, MD
Employment Type: Part Time
Date Posted: 09/10/2021
Expire Date: 10/10/2021
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Job Description
Graduate Assistant, Student Accessibility & Support Services (SASS)


Job Description:

This position is responsible for assisting students who need academic mentorship. This assistance involves the implementation of an academic plan that targets the student's academic, social, and emotional wellbeing. The GA reports directly to the Director of the Student Accessibility and Support Services Office.

This position is a part-time position (8-24 hours per week). The Graduate Assistant works 8 hours a week in SASS to receive tuition remission for one 3 credit graduate course; more hours (8.75) required for Counselor Education degree.  SASS will compensate up to three 3-credit graduate courses per semester.

Specific Responsibilities:

Hold weekly appointments with Academic Skills Program (ASP) and/or Basic Program students assisting with:

  • Study skills
  • Time management/organizational skills
  • Written assignments
  • Test preparation
  • Academic project support

Assist in exam administration

  • Serve as a proctor
  • Read tests
  • Scribe tests/essays for students
  • Assure testing procedures are strictly followed
  • Assure the school honor code is strictly adhered to
  • Monitor testing center and student work room
  • Assist in mid-term and final testing week preparation
  • Deliver tests

Perform other duties as assigned

  • Assist with management of tutoring and note taking systems
  • Meet weekly with the Director
  • Assist Accommodations Specialist at front desk when requested, especially with distribution of blue accommodation letters and testing
  • Create SASS display board and flyers
  • Facilitate evening study sessions
  • Monitor SASS listservs & social media accounts
  • Cover front desk for Accommodations Specialist upon request
  • Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor


Requirements:

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree.
  • Enrolled in McDaniel's Graduate Program.
  • Have a strong work ethic.
  • Demonstrated team-building management skills.  
  • Experienced working with diverse constituencies.
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills.
  • Availability to work daytime and/or evenings.

Working Conditions:

The overall setting of the job is in an area conducive to a normal office environment with minimal exposure to adverse conditions.

Physical Characteristics:

This position requires sitting for long periods of time, as well as some bending and stooping when working with files. This position does have some limited lifting involved but not more than 10 pounds at a time. Quite a bit of finger/hand dexterity is involved regarding typing and/or filing.


Additional Information:

McDaniel College, an equal opportunity employer, does not discriminate in the recruitment, admission, and employment of students, faculty, and staff in the operation of any of its educational programs and activities. McDaniel College will not tolerate any discrimination or harassment on basis of any protected status including race, religion, color, national origin, disability, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, military status, genetic information, marital status, veteran's status or any other legally protected status. For more information on the College's commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion, please visit https://www.mcdaniel.edu/about-us/diversity-equity-inclusion.  


Application Instructions:

Completed applications must include a cover letter addressing position qualifications and related experience, resume, and the names and contact information of three professional references. Review of applications will begin immediately. Review of applications begins immediately and the position will remain open until filled.

 
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Company Name: McDaniel College
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Website: https://mcdaniel.interviewexchange....
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About McDaniel College:

McDaniel College, recognized nationally among "Colleges that Change Lives" and U.S. News and World Report top-tier liberal arts colleges, is a four-year private college of the liberal arts and sciences offering more than 60 undergraduate programs of study, including dual and student-designed majors, plus 20 highly regarded graduate programs. At McDaniel College we value our employees by offering our full-time employees tuition remission, 403B retirement accounts, paid time off, medical insurance, flexible spending accounts, life insurance, and paid maternity and parental leave. Visit College website for details.


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