Graduate Assistant- Recognized Student Organizations
The Graduate Assistantship for Recognized Student Organization Services is a part time 10-month academic year appointment in the Student Activities office. The Graduate Assistant supervised by the Assistant Director of Student Activities /Greek Life and works with the Program Coordinator for Recognized Student Organizations. The Graduate Assistant assists in providing programs and services for the University’s Recognized Student Organizations.
- Assist in the development of support services and programs for Recognized Student Organizations regarding risk management issues.
- Assist with registration of RSO events in accordance with the RSO Event Policy and Alcohol Guidelines.
- Develop strategies to promote the service and program available to Recognized Student Organization through the Student Activities Office.
- Develop print and digital resources for student leaders of Recognized Student Organizations. Edit the Recognized Student Organization Manual and assist with development of a web version of the manual.
- Assist in the development of print and digital resources for RSO advisors. Develop and update the RSO adviser manual.
- Oversee the RSO Service area of the Student Activities Office. Insure that supplies are maintained and assess the needs of RSOs to determine future enhancements for the area.
- Serve as a contact person for RSO members to answer questions concerning policies and procedures, bulk mailings, office assignments and storage space.
- Develop and implement assessment outcomes for student organization programs and services. Conduct a research project related to RSO services and departmental goals.
- Assist in the preparation and maintenance of periodic reports, surveys and statistics.
- Maintain and update the RSO web site. Update the Master RSO list on the web.
- Serve as a resource to SGA Senate/Student Organization Board.
- Assist with the coordination, publication, and update the student event master calendar. Implement strategies to promote the calendar and the collection of events for the calendar.
- Promote new student involvement. Prepare and process Student Involvement Cards. Develop materials to promote campus involvement at new student orientation sessions.
- Participate in staff development programs for the Center and Division of Student Affairs to enhance personal and professional development. Participate in departmental and divisional planning and evaluation processes.
- Serve as an active member of the Student Activities department, attend meetings, and contribute to departmental goals and objectives. Perform other duties as assigned by the Assistant Director and assume additional responsibilities within the scope of the position as required. Provide support for special events and functions that occur.
- Background in program planning, implementation and evaluation.
- Ability to work with a diverse student population
- Attention to detail and an enjoyment of evaluation and research
- Strong organization, communication, and leadership skills.
- Ability to serve as a role model for undergraduate students and alumni volunteers.
- Competence in technology; proficiency in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
- Highly motivated, enthusiastic, and outgoing
- Possess and have demonstrated past leadership experience
- Understanding of the value of out-of–class involvement.
- Membership in a Greek organization is preferred.
- Must have flexible work hours; some evening and weekend work required.
- Full time admission to and enrollment in a graduate program at the University of Louisville. (Preferably College Student Personnel or Higher Education programs).
- Must maintain a 3.0 cumulative GPA throughout their term of appointment. Failure to do so can result in the loss of their position and future financial remuneration.
Compensation & Benefits
- Stipend of $1200 a month for 10 months.
- Full time graduate tuition remission for instate or out of state.
- Health care benefits/insurance.
- Professional development opportunities at workshops and conferences may be available.
August 1 – May 31