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Graduate Associate for Student Engagement

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Position Information

Winthrop Position Title Graduate Associate for Student Engagement
Job Purpose
The position of Graduate Associate for Student Engagement is designed to help create and facilitate a thriving out-of-class learning environment. The Graduate Associate for Student Engagement helps advise student groups, coordinate student organization records, market and advertise university initiatives, and create opportunities for leadership development. This position also plans and supports university-wide events to enhance involvement opportunities for Winthrop students.
The Graduate Associate total package compensation is as follows:
$7,000 tuition waiver ($3,500 per semester) + $7,182 stipend ($3,591 per semester at approximately 300 hours) = $14,182 total value. The hourly pay rate is $11.97.
Duties and Responsibilities
Leadership Development
· Create and facilitate training on Eagle Engage for student organizations
· Assist in the planning and implementation of educational programs for student organizations
Student Organization Management
· Assist with the management of Eagle Engage software for all 100+ student organizations and officers, and event registrations.
· Maintain record-keeping for all student organizations’ contact information
· Organize and maintain space request system and other documentation related to student groups
Civic Engagement
· Coordinate promotions and logistics of the Volunteer Fair
· Support the planning and development of the of MLK Day of Service
Student Organization Event Management
· Provide support with managing student organizational events and programs
· Facilitate event and risk management meetings with student organizations and campus partners as needed
· Provide counsel and assistance to guests who visit the Student Engagement Office Suite
General office duties, providing front desk coverage, and assisting office staff when needed

This position requires previous involvement in student organizations or student activities at a college campus. Candidates must have an understanding and appreciation of the importance of college student involvement and leadership development. In order to maximize the graduate associate’s educational growth and professional development, candidates must be enrolled in a Master’s program consistent with the skills developed in this position (e.g. counseling and development, education, business administration, marketing, and/or programs associated with interpersonal communication and program planning).
Preferred Skills
This position requires excellent organizational skills and an ability to communicate effectively, both written and verbally. Candidates should also be skilled at presenting information. The ideal candidate must be a team player, have initiative, and be able to multitask. Candidates should also be proficient in the use of Microsoft Office, Excel, Outlook, and Word. Prior experience and working knowledge with Canva and Adobe Creative Suite is preferred, but not necessary. The Graduate Associate works 20 hours a week, which may involve nights and weekends depending on scheduled events. This position does require a flexible schedule.
Pay Rate $11.97
Type of Position Graduate Associate (hourly)
Position Level Graduate
Hours Per Week 20
Posting Detail Information

Posting Number 2023SD0304P
Open Date 05/22/2023
Close Date
Desired Start Date 08/21/2023
End Date 12/12/2023
Special Instructions to Applicants

*Supplemental questions are considered part of your official application.
*Please complete the entire application, including all current and previous work history and education. A resume will not be accepted or reviewed to determine if an applicant meets the position qualifications.
*Students who are paid by the hour must enter all hours worked on their time sheet each day they work and submit completed time sheets by the deadline. Failure to do so may prevent future employment.

Supplemental Questions

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Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents