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Graduate Assistant Positions

Graduate assistantships within NSU's Division of Student Affairs and the College of Undergraduate Studies are available for the following areas.

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Please note: Available assistantships vary from year to year.

Job Descriptions

Graduate Assistant for Club and Organization Engagement

Primary Purpose:

The Graduate Assistant for Club & Organization Engagement will assist in the marketing, advertising, promotion, and programming/planning efforts of the Office of Campus Life and Student Engagement as it relates to university-wide events and initiatives. To unite the entire university student body, this Graduate Assistant will purposefully and strategically oversee the operations and management of all undergraduate clubs and organizations. This Graduate assistant will serve as the advisor for the Inter-Organization Council and assist with the logistical and risk management efforts as they pertain to club and organizations.


Essential Job Functions:

  • Assist with the planning, organization, and implementation of campus-wide special events and projects, including but not limited to: CommunityFest, Student Life Achievement Awards (STUEY’s), Homecoming, Waves of Welcome, Sharks on the Scene (S.O.S), Weekend Programming and Diversity Events.
  • Ensure that all new organization registration submissions are turned in and filled by the designated deadline through SharkHub. 
  • Assist in the continued implementation and coordination for SharkHub trainings.  
  • Maintain accurate records of all student organizations including but not limited to: E- Board members, active members, organization rosters, budget, meeting times, chartering packets, leadership training attendance, etc. with the Coordinator of Campus Life and Student Engagement.
  • Work with the Office of Student Leadership and Civic Engagement to manage the service requirements for registered student organizations.
  • Provide incoming students with special interest information about student organizations by the first week of school and educate the student leaders about the importance of contacting incoming students.
  • Responsible for executing the engagement and recruitment opportunities for students including but not limited to Winter Involvement Fair, Sharkapalooza and Shark Tank Thursdays to showcase student organizations/departments during Welcome weeks.  
  • Assist in the advisement of clubs and student organizations recruitment, publicity, fundraising, programming efforts, and budget management.
  • Coordinate the creation and dissemination of information and workshops to aid students in increasing knowledge in these areas and make them readily available via the web and other appropriate means.
  • Implement a recruitment and retention plan for organizations which may or may not be limited to how-to documents/resources, promoting leadership development workshops, etc.
  • Advise Inter-Organizational Council and its relation to the Undergraduate Student Government Association as the voice of student clubs and organizations.
  • Assist in the daily operations/management of the Undergraduate Clubs and Student Organizations by sending undergraduate account statements provided by the Student Activity Fee & Accounts Office to all Presidents, Treasurers, and Advisers and important notices regarding events/updates.
  • Responsible for approving the Registered Student Organization (RSO) submission of events on SharkHub. Ensure that the web calendar is well marketed, and organizations understand the value of posting their events on SharkHub.  
  • The Graduate Assistant will recognize the “Organization of the Month” to highlight organization success with support from IOC.
  • The Graduate Assistant will also manage and update the club emails during transition of officers as needed.
  • Flexibility in work schedule, as needed.
  • Answer and respond to inquiries via phone, in person, and by mail in a timely and professional manner.
  • Act as an integral member of the Office of Campus Life and Student Engagement by offering support to all departmental initiatives, programs, and services.
  • Prepare and manage assessment and evaluation of events and meetings.
  • Attend, participate, and/or work functions as needed by the Division of Student Affairs.
  • Foster strong relationships and serve as a liaison with NSU administration, faculty and staff, and students. Act as a resource for all staff and studentsin regard to University questions.  
  • Provide students with referrals to various resources off and on campus.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline from an accredited university must already be completed
  • Must be positive, organized, helpful, student-centered, friendly, and responsible
  • Prefer someone with prior experience in Student Affairs/Services in a college/university setting (i.e. involvement in student activities, residential life, etc.)
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, and Publisher; Email Program; Internet and basic computer knowledge
  • Ability to work independently and as a team
  • May work nights and weekends
  • Must have a valid Driver’s License
  • Must be able to lift twenty-five (25) pounds

 

Graduate Assistant for Student Engagement

Primary Purpose:

The Graduate Assistant for Student Engagement will assist in the marketing, advertising, promotion, and programming/planning efforts of the Office of Campus Life and Student Engagement as it relates to university-wide events and initiatives. To unite the entire university student body, this Graduate Assistant will purposefully and strategically design events that will facilitate student unity, campus traditions, and school spirit. Additionally, this Graduate Assistant will help to create a vibrant campus by ensuring our students have engagement opportunities.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Assist with the planning, organization, and implementation of campus-wide special events and projects, including but not limited to: CommunityFest, Student Life Achievement Awards (STUEY’s), Homecoming, Waves of Welcome, Sharks on the Scene (S.O.S), Weekend Programming and Diversity Events.  
  • Encourage the participation and involvement of students and student leaders of all colleges and centers at the university-level
  • Promote positive coverage of NSU events, trends and activities and market university-wide events and programs to all the NSU Community
  • Promote and engage students through all Social Media platforms including but not limited to Instagram, Snapchat, Facebook, Twitter, and TikTok. 
  • Develop, promote, and maintain a methodology for tracking student attendance and participation through Sharkhub Event Pass in campus-wide special events, and use those methods for future marketing  
  • Collaborate with other members of the Division of Student Affairs and College of Undergraduate Studies in divisional programs that promote student unity and awareness
  • Create intentional marketing and opportunities for unengaged students in collaboration with Razor’s Edge Leadership.
  • Assist in major divisional research for any and all new student affairs initiatives and programs  
  • Establish and maintain positive relations with higher administrators and key community leaders and organizations
  • Provide students with referrals to various resources off and on campus
  • Assist in budget management and contract negotiations
  • In charge of tracking monthly engagement submissions and creating monthly engagement calendars
  • Establish creative marketing strategies to distribute Engagement Calendars in the beginning of each month.
  • Collaborates with the Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging Office to create engaging marketing that educates students and encourages participation
  • Coordinate with various NSU departments and student clubs/organizations to help promote monthly engagement events and programs with an extra focus on weekend events.
  • Create and execute weekend events, when needed
  • Assist with the coordination of services provided by Student Photography when scheduling for Clubs and Organizations.
  • Serve as co-chair of Waves of Welcome, Homecoming, and Senior Week
  • Flexibility in work schedule, as needed.
  • Answer and respond to inquiries via phone, in person, and by mail in a timely and professional manner
  • Act as an integral member of the Office of Campus Life and Student Engagement by offering support to all departmental initiatives, program and services
  • Prepare and manage assessment and evaluation of events and meetings.
  • Attend, participate, and/or work functions as needed by the Division of Student Affairs.
  • Foster strong relationships and serve as a liaison with NSU administration, faculty and staff, and students. Act as a resource for all staff and students in regard to University questions.  
  • Other duties as assigned.

 Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline from an accredited university must already be completed
  • Must be positive, organized, helpful, student-centered, friendly, and responsible
  • Prefer someone with prior experience in Student Affairs/Services in a college/university setting (i.e. involvement in student activities, residential life, etc.)
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, and Publisher; Email Program; Internet and basic computer knowledge
  • Ability to work independently and as a team
  • May work nights and weekends
  • Must have a valid Driver’s License
  • Must be able to lift twenty-five (25) pounds

 

Graduate Assistant for Student Governance

Primary Purpose:     

The Graduate Assistant for Student Governance will assist in the marketing, advertising, promotion, and programming/planning efforts of the Office of Campus Life and Student Engagement as it relates to Undergraduate Student Government Association, Regional Pan Student Government and Pan Student Government Association. This Graduate Assistant will purposefully and strategically help to improve the leadership capacities and organizational effectiveness of undergraduate student government association.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Assist with the planning, organization, and implementation of campus-wide special events and projects, including but not limited to: CommunityFest, Student Life Achievement Awards (STUEY’s), Homecoming, Waves of Welcome, Sharks on the Scene (S.O.S), Weekend Programming and Diversity Events.
  • General Consultation and Responsibilities: Act as an Advisor to Undergraduate Student Government Association (USGA).
  • Meet regularly with the leadership of USGA committees
  • Attend all weekly USGA meetings.
  • Maintain documentation and records as needed
  • Act as a resource for other organizational efforts as needed
  • Assist the Assistant Dean of Student Engagement with the day-to-day advisement of USGA.
  • Assist with the planning and implementation of both the Fall and Winter USGA retreats.
  • Attend and assist with the planning and implementation of traditional USGA programs (for example: Water Works, Carnival, and elections)
  • Assist with the promotion, advertisement, recruitment, advisement, and content delivery of the Freshman Council program.
  • Assist with the promotion of and logistics of USGA elections.
  • Attend USGA subcommittee meetings as needed and assigned.
  • Review and approve USGA event requests via SharkHub.
  • Flexibility in work schedule, as needed.
  • Answer and respond to inquiries via phone, in person, and by mail in a timely and professional manner.
  • Act as an integral member of the Office of Campus Life and Student Engagement by offering support to all departmental initiatives, program and services.
  • Prepare and manage assessment and evaluation of events and meetings.
  • Attend, participate, and/or work functions as needed by the Division of Student Affairs.
  • Foster strong relationships and serve as a liaison with NSU administration, faculty and staff, and students. Act as a resource for all staff and students in regard to university questions.
  • Provide students with referrals to various resources off and on campus.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline from an accredited university must already be completed
  • Must be positive, organized, helpful, student-centered, friendly, and responsible
  • Some knowledge of Student Government Association and experience in leadership role.
  • Prefer someone with prior experience in Student Affairs/Services in a college/university setting (i.e.involvement in student activities, residential life, etc.) 
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, and Publisher; Email Program; Internet and basic computer knowledge
  • Ability to work independently and as a team
  • May work nights and weekends
  • Must have a valid Driver’s License
  • Must be able to lift twenty-five (25) pounds

 

Graduate Assistant for Special Events and Projects

Primary Purpose:     

The Graduate Assistant for Special Events and Projects will assist in the marketing, advertising, promotion, and programming/planning efforts of the Office of Campus Life and Student Engagement as it relates to university-wide events and initiatives. To unite the entire university student body, this Graduate Assistant will purposefully and strategically design events that will facilitate student unity, campus traditions, and school spirit. Additionally, this Graduate Assistant will help to create a vibrant campus by ensuring our students have engagement opportunities.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Assist with the planning, organization, and implementation of campus-wide special events and projects, including but not limited to CommunityFest, Student Life Achievement Awards (STUEY’s), Homecoming, Weeks of Welcome, Sharks on the Scene (S.O.S)/eSharks, Weekend Programming and Diversity events.  
  • Encourage the participation and involvement of students and student leaders of all colleges and centers at the university-level.
  • Promote positive coverage of NSU events, trends and activities and market university-wide events and programs to all the NSU Community.
  • Develop and maintain a methodology for tracking student attendance and participation in campus-wide special events, and use those methods for future marketing.  
  • Collaborate with other members of the Division of Student Affairs and College of Undergraduate Studies in divisional programs that promote student unity and awareness.
  • Assist in major divisional research for all new student affairs initiatives and programs.
  • Establish and maintain positive relations with higher administrators and key community leaders and organizations.
  • Assist in budget management and contract negotiations.
  • Secure and arrange venues, talent, event logistics, productions, etc.
  • Along with Associate Director serve as co-chair to coordinate, plan, and execute CommunityFest. 
  • Conceptualize, plan, and execute all programming and events for eSharks and Sharks on the Scene (S.O.S.) including an out-of-town trip per semester.  
  • Administer student satisfaction assessment strategies on campus.
  • Serve as co-chair of the Student Life Achievements Awards (STUEY’S).
  • Flexibility in work schedule, as needed.
  • Answer and respond to inquiries via phone, in person, and by mail in a timely and professional manner.
  • Act as an integral member of the Office of Campus Life and Student Engagement by offering support to all departmental initiatives, program and services.
  • Prepare and manage assessment and evaluation of events and meetings.
  • Attend, participate, and/or work functions as needed by the Division of Student Affairs.
  • Foster strong relationships and serve as a liaison with NSU administration, faculty and staff, and students. Act as a resource for all staff and students in regard to University questions.  
  • Provide students with referrals to various resources off and on campus.
  • Other duties as assigned. 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline from an accredited university must already be completed.
  • Must be positive, organized, helpful, student-centered, friendly, and responsible.
  • Prefer someone with prior experience in Student Affairs/Services in a college/university setting (i.e.involvement in student activities, residential life, etc.). 
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, and Publisher; Email Program; Internet and basic computer knowledge.
  • Ability to work independently and as a team.
  • May work nights and weekends.
  • Must have a valid Driver’s License.
  • Must be able to lift twenty-five (25) pounds.

 

Graduate Assistant for Club and Organization Operations

Primary Purpose:     

The Graduate Assistant for Club & Organization Operations will assist in the marketing, advertising, promotion, and programming/planning efforts of the Office of Campus Life and Student Engagement as it relates to university-wide events and initiatives. To unite the entire university student body, this Graduate Assistant will purposefully and strategically support the planning and execution of events hosted by students by liaisingwith the appropriate campus partners on behalf of student groups. Additionally, this Graduate Assistant will help to create a vibrant campus by ensuring our clubs and organizations have spaces on campus to properly engage our students.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Assist with the planning, organization, and implementation of campus-wide special events and projects, including but not limited to: CommunityFest, Student Life Achievement Awards (STUEY’s), Homecoming, Waves of Welcome, Sharks on the Scene (S.O.S), Diversity events, and Room Reservations 
  • Encourage the participation and involvement of students and student leaders of all colleges and centers at the university-level
  • Promote positive coverage of NSU events, trends and activities and market university-wide events and programs to all the NSU Community
  • Serve as point of contact for departments across campus for reserving spaces Campus Life and Student Engagement directly oversees.  
  • Collaborate with other members of the Division of Student Affairs and College of Undergraduate Studies in divisional programs that promote student unity and awareness
  • Assist in major divisional research for any and all new student affairs initiatives and programs
  • Establish and maintain positive relations with higher administrators and key community leaders and organizations
  • Answer and respond to inquiries via phone, in person, and by mail in a timely and professional manner
  • Work closely with internal NSU constituents and external community partners to establish or maintain relationships for events
  • Assist registered student organizations with their space and event planning needs inclusive of room reservations, work orders, AV requests, etc.
  • Act as an integral member of the Office of Campus Life and Student Engagement by offering support to all departmental initiatives, program and services
  • Prepare and manage assessment and evaluation of events and meetings.
  • Flexibility in work schedule, as needed
  • Attend, participate, and/or work functions as needed by the Division of Student Affairs
  • Foster strong relationships and serve as a liaison with NSU administration, faculty and staff, and students. Act as a resource for all staff and students in regard to University questions 
  • Provide students with referrals to various resources on campus 
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline from an accredited university must already be completed
  • Must be positive, organized, helpful, student-centered, friendly, and responsible
  • Prefer someone with prior experience in Student Affairs/Services in a college/university setting (i.e. involvement in student activities, residential life, etc.)
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, and Publisher; Email Program; Internet and basic computer knowledge
  • Ability to work independently and as a team
  • May work nights and weekends
  • Must have a valid Driver’s License
  • Must be able to lift twenty-five (25) pounds

 

Graduate Assistant for Student Programming

Primary Purpose:     

The Graduate Assistant for Student Programming will assist in the marketing, advertising, promotion, and programming/planning efforts of the Office of Campus Life and Student Engagement as it relates to university-wide events and initiatives. To unite the entire university student body, this Graduate Assistant will purposefully and strategically design events with the Student Events and Activities Board that will facilitate student unity, campus traditions, and school spirit. Additionally, this Graduate Assistant will help to create a vibrant campus by ensuring our students have engagement opportunities.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Assist with the planning, organization, and implementation of campus-wide special events and projects, including but not limited to: CommunityFest, Student Life Achievement Awards (STUEY’s), Homecoming, Waves of Welcome, Sharks on the Scene (S.O.S), Weekend Programming and Diversity Events.
  • Advises the Student Events and Activities Board (S.E.A. Board), and assists with developing programs, events, and activities for NSU students.
  • Able to develop student programs throughout the year.
  • Develop and implement plans to market, promote, and publicize programs to the campus community.
  • Develop a strategic plan with short- and long-term goals and objectives, consistent with the mission of S.E.A. Board, with the Student Director of S.E.A Board.
  • Responsible for enforcing all NSU policies as well as policies from the Office of Campus Life and Student Engagement as it relates to programming.
  • Recruit, train and advise student programming board members.
  • Assist in the planning & implementation events and contracting of vendors (including but not limited to Sharkapalooza, Homecoming Week, STUEYs, and Weeks of Welcome. 
  • Attend and participate in all staff meetings, training sessions, and division-wide meetings and programs related to S.E.A. Board.
  • Review and approve S.E.A. Board event requests via SharkHub. 
  • Review and manage the programming budget and S.E.A. Board budget requests.
  • Work in collaboration with the Graduate Assistant for Special Events and Projects to implement collaborative events with S.E.A. Board throughout weekend programming.
  • Serve as co-chair of the Student Life Achievements Awards (STUEY’S)
  • Flexibility in work schedule, as needed.
  • Answer and respond to inquiries via phone, in person, and by mail in a timely and professional manner.
  • Act as an integral member of the Office of Campus Life and Student Engagement by offering support to all departmental initiatives, program and services.
  • Prepare and manage assessment and evaluation of events and meetings.
  • Attend, participate, and/or work functions as needed by the Division of Student Affairs.
  • Foster strong relationships and serve as a liaison with NSU administration, faculty and staff, and students. Act as a resource for all staff and students in regard to University questions.  
  • Provide students with referrals to various resources off and on campus.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline from an accredited university must already be completed.
  • Must be positive, organized, helpful, student-centered, friendly, and responsible.
  • Prefer someone with prior experience in Student Affairs/Services in a college/university setting (i.e., involvement in student activities, residential life, etc.).
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, and Publisher; Email Program; Internet and basic computer knowledge.
  • Ability to work independently and as a team.
  • May work nights and weekends.
  • Must have a valid Driver’s License.
  • Must be able to lift twenty-five (25) pounds.

 

Graduate Assistant for Diversity Programming

Primary Purpose:     

The Graduate Assistant for Diversity Programming will assist in the marketing, advertising, promotion, and programming/planning efforts of the Office of Campus Life and Student Engagement as it relates to university-wide events and initiatives. To unite the entire university student body, this Graduate Assistant primary responsibility is assist in the coordination of educational, cultural, and social programming that promotes community engagement, multicultural education, leadership development and social justice education. This Graduate Assistant will serve as advisor for the Undergraduate Diversity Student Council.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Assist with the planning, organization, and implementation of campus-wide special events and projects, including but not limited to: CommunityFest, Student Life Achievement Awards (STUEY’s), Homecoming, Waves of Welcome, Sharks on the Scene (S.O.S), Weekend Programming and Diversity Events.
  • Assist in the coordination of educational, cultural, and social programs that promote community engagement, multicultural education, leadership development, and social justice education
  • Facilitate dialogue sessions and coordinate training for students and student organizations on topics that foster an inclusive community that includes but not limited to race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, class, nationality, disability, and religion.
  • Assists the Coordinator of Diversity Engagement to advise the undergraduate diversity student council with efforts to arrange student led events and programs
  • Assist the Coordinator of Diversity Engagement with events, programs, and initiatives coming out of the Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging Resource Center.
  • Assists with logistical planning details for DEI&B programs such as submitting space requests, work orders, and guest presentations.
  • Maintains a high level of visibility by making every effort to get to know cultural and religious based RSO's by supporting and attending activities or events
  • Performs assessments, current practices, and benchmarking of peer and aspirant institutions for trainings, programming, and awareness initiatives
  • Facilitator of Real Talk Series and Chat-n-chews for RSO’s and NSU community.
  • Encourage the participation and involvement of students and student leaders of all colleges and centers at the university-level
  • Collaborate with other members of the Division of Student Affairs and College of Undergraduate Studies in divisional programs that promote student unity and awareness
  • Assist in major divisional research for any and all new student affairs initiatives and programs
  • Establish and maintain positive relations with higher administrators and key community leaders and organizations
  • Provide students with referrals to various resources off and on campus
  • Assist in budget management and contract negotiations
  • Serve as Co-Chair for Senior Week with the Graduate Assistant for Student Engagement.
  • Facilitation of extra co-curricular activities and various workshop programs to promote personal and professional development
  • Create and execute weekend events, when needed
  • Work in collaboration with the Graduate Assistant for Club and Organization Engagement to ensure RSO’s are being supported.
  • Flexibility in work schedule, as needed.
  • Answer and respond to inquiries via phone, in person, and by mail in a timely and professional manner.
  • Act as an integral member of the Office of Campus Life and Student Engagement by offering support to all departmental initiatives, program and services.
  • Prepare and manage assessment and evaluation of events and meetings.
  • Attend, participate, and/or work functions as needed by the Division of Student Affairs.
  • Foster strong relationships and serve as a liaison with NSU administration, faculty and staff, and students. Act as a resource for all staff and students in regard to university questions.
  • Provide students with referrals to various resources off and on campus.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline from an accredited university must already be completed.
  • Must be positive, organized, helpful, student-centered, friendly, and responsible
  • Prefer someone with prior experience in Student Affairs/Services in a college/university setting (i.e. diversity initiatives, multicultural affairs, involvement in student activities, residential life, etc.)
  • Prefers someone with prior knowledge or experience in diversity or multiculturalwork, inclusion, equity, conflict resolution, or communication/training facilitation.
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, and Publisher; Email Program; Internet and basic computer knowledge
  • Ability to work independently and as a team•May work nights and weekends
  • Must have a valid Driver’s License
  • Must be able to lift twenty-five (25) pounds

 

Graduate Assistant for Fraternity and Sorority Life Programming

Primary Purpose:     

The Graduate Assistant for Fraternity and Sorority LifeProgramming will assist in the marketing, advertising, promotion, and programming/planning efforts of the Office of Campus Life and Student Engagement as it relates to Fraternity and Sorority Life. This Graduate Assistant will purposefully and strategically facilitate an environment that will contribute to the holistic development of its members. Additionally, this Graduate Assistant will work with the campus and community volunteerism to foster an atmosphere of social responsibility among students.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Assist with the planning, organization, and implementation of campus-wide special events and projects, including but not limited to: CommunityFest, Student Life Achievement Awards (STUEY’s), Homecoming, Waves of Welcome, Sharks on the Scene (S.O.S), Weekend Programming and Diversity Events.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of institutional policies that impact Fraternity and Sorority Life.
  • Stay current with research and be a resource regarding national trends in Fraternity and Sorority Life.
  • Ensure that chapters follow inter/national guidelines on recruitment, expansion, risk management, etc.
  • Advisor to the Pi Rho Chapter of Order of Omega
  • Assist in the daily management/operation of organizations under the three councils [Panhellenic Council (PC) Collegiate Fraternal Council (CFC) and Unified Greek Council (UGC) and any other future Greek governing councils
  • Maintain records and files on all Greek chapters and serve as the advisor for all chapters via Sharkhub.
  • Assist Greek organizations with their event planning needs inclusive of room reservations, work orders, AV requests, etc.
  • Create grade reports at the end of each semester for each organization and submit copies to the Coordinator of Fraternity and Sorority Engagement and Assistant Dean of Student Engagement.
  • Foster further growth in the Greek community by increasing chapter size and exploring expansion possibilities.
  • Maintain a Greek Manual with all policies and procedures outlined. This will serve as a resource of Greek leaders and will serve to compliment the NPC Manual of Information, NSU Student Handbook and Chapter Constitutions.
  • Plan and coordinate officer training in the fall semester. Ensure that all Greek officers are properly trained and schedule a training session to complement the transition of Chapter officers before the end of the winter semester.
  • Collect and maintain all paperwork related to recruitment and intake.
  • Schedule monthly meetings with Greek Fraternity and Sorority Presidents and the Greek Senators from USGA.
  • Assist with PC recruitment, CFC Rush, and UGC new membership intake.
  • Assist with the planning and coordinating of Recruitment Guides (known as Rho Gamma) training. Ensure that Rho Gamma’s are familiar with the roles, rules, and recruitment techniques to facilitate an effective recruitment.
  • Manage all aspects of the Greek Chapter Accreditation and Greek Excellence Program for Greek Organizations.
  • Plan and implement the Greek Leadership Awards and Greek Summit every winter/spring semester.
  • Plan and Coordinate Annual Greek Week along with OOO committee.
  • Develop and administer an end of the year assessment of the Greek Life community which will include an end of the year survey administered to all Greek Students and a detailed Greek report.
  • Flexibility in work schedule, as needed.
  • Answer and respond to inquiries via phone, in person, and by mail in a timely and professional manner.
  • Act as an integral member of the Office of Campus Life and Student Engagement by offering support to all departmental initiatives, program and services.
  • Prepare and manage assessment and evaluation of events and meetings.
  • Attend, participate, and/or work functions as needed by the Division of Student Affairs.
  • Foster strong relationships and serve as a liaison with NSU administration, faculty and staff, and students. Act as a resource for all staff and students in regard to university questions.
  • Provide students with referrals to various resources off and on campus.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline from an accredited university must already be completed
  • Must be positive, organized, helpful, student-centered, friendly, and responsible
  • Prefer someone who is a member of a Greek-Letter Organization
  • Prior Fraternity and Sorority Life experience in leadership role (council or chapter)
  • Prefer someone with prior experience in Student Affairs/Services in a college/university setting (i.e. involvement in student activities, residential life, etc.)
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, and Publisher; Email Program; Internet and basic computer knowledge
  • Ability to work independently and as a teamMay work nights and weekends
  • Must have a valid Driver’s LicenseMust be able to lift twenty-five (25) pounds

 

Graduate Assistant for Campus Life Initiatives

Primary Purpose:     

The Graduate Assistant for Graduate Programming will assist in the marketing, advertising, promotion, and programming/planning efforts of the Office of Campus Life and Student Engagement as it relates to Pan Student Government Association, Sharkhub, and Graduate Organizations. This Graduate Assistant will purposefully and strategically help to improve the leadership capacities and organizational effectiveness of Pan student government and Sharkhub. This Graduate Assistant will also oversee the student staff who work in the office.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Assist with the planning, organization, and implementation of campus-wide special events and projects, including but not limited to: CommunityFest, Student Life Achievement Awards (STUEY’s), Homecoming, Waves of Welcome, Sharks on the Scene (S.O.S), Weekend Programming and Diversity Events.
  • Assist with the planning and logistics of the monthly PanSGA meetings
  • Assist the Assistant Dean of Student Engagement with regular and as needed communication to PanSGA members.
  • Attend and assist with selected PanSGA subcommittee meetings (i.e. General Allocations, Professional Development Grants, and Facilities Improvement)
  • Record, distribute, and maintain meeting minutes of full board PanSGA meetings and selected subcommittees
  • Manage the PanSGA SharkHub page.
  • Build and maintain current and past PanSGA membership rosters
  • Keep accurate record of all Professional Development Grant & General Allocation applications for both Davie and Regional campuses.
  • Help facilitate leadership trainings or workshops for Sharkhub.
  • Meet regularly with the leadership of PanSGA.
  • Attend all monthly PanSGA meetings.
  • Maintain documentation and records as needed
  •  Act as a resource for other student government associations.
  •  Assist in the continued implementation and coordination for SharkHub trainings.
  • The Graduate Assistant will also assist with the Graduate organizations management on SharkHub.
  • Serve as primary contact for SharkHub trainings & direct contact to Anthropology consulting.
  • Create SharkHub resources included by not limited to “How To’s”, FAQs and Training Videos.
  • Manage a student staff of 1-20 student employees by managing schedules, retreats, trainings, meetings, and accolades.
  • Flexibility in work schedule, as needed.
  • Answer and respond to inquiries via phone, in person, and by mail in a timely and professional manner.
  • Act as an integral member of the Office of Campus Life and Student Engagement by offering support to all departmental initiatives, program andservices.
  • Prepare and manage assessment and evaluation of events and meetings.
  • Attend, participate, and/or work functions as needed by the Division of Student Affairs.
  • Foster strong relationships and serve as a liaison with NSU administration, faculty and staff, and students. Act as a resource for all staff and students in regard to university questions.
  • Provide students with referrals to various resources off and on campus.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline from an accredited university must already be completed
  • Must be positive, organized, helpful, student-centered, friendly, and responsible
  • Some Knowledge of Student Government Association and experience in leadership roles
  • Prefer someone with prior experience in Student Affairs/Services in a college/university setting (i.e. involvement in student activities, residential life, etc.)
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, and Publisher; Email Program; Internet and basic computer knowledge
  • Ability to work independently and as a teamMay work nights and weekends
  • Must have a valid Driver’s LicenseMust be able to lift twenty-five (25) pounds

 

Career and Academic Advisor Graduate Assistant

Primary Purpose:  To assist students in achieving their academic and professional goals through student coaching and  programming.     

 

 Essential Job Functions:

  • Provide career and academic advisement (changing career direction, identifying career and academic goals, establishing an academic plan, writing a resume /cover letter, conducting a successful job search) to students and/or alumni during drop-ins and in person workshops
  • Create and deliver CAPS related workshops and events e.g. (professional branding, resume and cover letter, navigating your academic plan, mock interview)
  • Provide students with information about NSU resources to help them be successful students
  • Develop and send e-mail campaigns through career platform Handshake
  • Create CAPS industry specific monthly newsletters including identifying internships, jobs, resources, and events
  • Research and keep abreast of current trends to best assist various student populations
  • Help in designing and developing marketing materials for CAPS Office
  • Aid with the compiling of data for CAPS surveys and reports
  • Support CAPS with special projects and duties as assigned
  • Maintain appropriate levels of confidentiality
  • Assist with approving employer accounts and jobs in the NSU career platform Handshake

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree and currently enrolled in the College Student Affairs program
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook)
  • Strong administrative skills, including written and oral communication skills, time management and project management skills
  • Available for occasional evening and weekend hours and programming
  • Prefer candidates interested in exploring the field of career and academic services or advisement
  • Strong interpersonal skills, resourcefulness, positive can-do attitude, and ability to work well in a team
  • Proficient in Canva and social media platforms (Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and TikTok)

Graduate Assistant for Training and Development

Primary Purpose: 

The Training & Development Graduate Assistant (GA) position for the Office of Orientation reports to the Director of Orientation and supports the mission of the College of Undergraduate Studies. The Training and Development Graduate Assistant will manage and assist in aspects of the planning and organization of student Team recruitment, selection, employment, recognition, training and ongoing staff development and in-services.

Essential Job Functions:

Team Oversight

  • Responsible for the supervision of Orientation Coordinators and co-management of a team of up to 60 Shark Preview Leaders and 3 Orientation Coordinators.
  • Develop and coordinate the Shark Preview Leaders and Orientation Coordinators selection process; including, but not limited to marketing, planning of information sessions, update of team contracts, coordinating the interview process, along with the group process, contract review sessions and assisting each new team member through the University’s student employment process.
  • Provide on-going supervision and support to a group of Shark Preview Leaders through weekly  meetings and trainings.
  • Provide on-going supervision and support to a group of Orientation Coordinators through team meetings and one on one meetings.
  • Responsible for the update of assessment content, distribution to students/guests and compilation of findings for reports.
  • Responsible for the planning the Shark Preview training; including, but not limited to, training curriculum, logistics, guest speakers, preparation of materials, social outings and assessment.
  • Plan, organize and lead the annual student staff retreat.
  • Assist Director and Coordinator in planning annual graduate assistant training and semester staff in-services (second year).
  • Responsible for all team communications in relation to; including, but not limited to, hours, meetings, and upcoming events.
  • Coordinate the student office staff hourly schedule each semester and staying on top of their request for time off. This also includes the coordination of our office staff to work/volunteer at all campus-wide events; including, but not limited to Open Houses, Homecoming, Admissions events, along with all direct events.
  • Responsible for coordinating the performance evaluation process for all student staff on a semester basis.
  • Responsible for Shark Preview day-of prep; which will require planning of staff responsibilities leading up to the Shark Preview and Orientation program(s) so that all materials and signage are gathered so that supply bins are prepped accordingly, and then dismantled afterwards in a manner that ensures ease of prep for the next program.
  • Responsible for constructing student duty logs and administrative staff duty logs indicating by time/program where each staff member needs to be on the days of Shark Preview and Orientation.
  • In charge of formal staff recognition, and planning of the annual banquet.
  • Assist with the execution of all shark preview and orientation programs.
  • Travel to regional campus orientation program may be required.
  • Assist Director and Coordinator of Orientation with program development and all logistics as needed.
  • Develop and monitor budget expenditures of assigned program budgets.

Additional Job Functions:

  • Work with other divisional and campus departments to foster strong relationships with regards to orientation programming efforts, including but not limited to:
    • Collaborating with various offices within and outside of the Division of Student Affairs/College of Undergraduate Studies to provide information to new and continuing students.
    • Participate in University events and activities on behalf of the Office of Orientation.
    • Promote and support all programs and initiatives within the Division of Student Affairs and College of Undergraduate Studies.
  • Stay current on research and be a resource regarding national trends in orientation and the transitional needs of new students.
  • Must embrace and exemplify the core values, commitment statements and the NSU Experience Model of the Division of Student Affairs and College of Undergraduate Studies.
  • Assist with major divisional research for any and all new student affairs initiatives and programs.
  • Will attend various office and major orientation committee meetings; including but not limited to Central Staff Meetings, Orientation & Shark Preview Team Trainings, and Direct Supervisor One-On-Ones.
  • Assist with Orientation inventory and the organization of Orientation storage spaces.
  • Assist with office responsibilities including answering phones, filing, and faxing, photocopying and other office duties.
  • Ability to orally communicate effectively with others, and in writing.
  • Continually communicate with the Director and Coordinator about projects, events, responsibilities, and concerns. Ask for help when needed.
  • Maintain 20 hours per week during established office hours. Must be flexible with work schedule – available to work during the day, evenings, and weekends.
  • Maintain complete confidentiality.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Coordinator of Orientation and Special Programs, Director of Orientation and Commuter Services, the Assistant Dean of First Year and Transitional Programs, the Vice President of Student Affairs/Dean of the College of Undergraduate Studies or other staff in special project assignments.

Required Qualifications:

  • NSU student pursuing a graduate or terminal degree in College Student Affairs.
  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline from an accredited university must already be completed.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Must be extremely organized and detail oriented.
  • Demonstrated quality campus involvement at the previous institution.
  • Experience in planning, promoting, and/or executing a campus event or program at the previous institution.
  • Must have wise judgment to make good decisions and must represent the division with integrity.
  • Must be a creative, positive, helpful, student-oriented, friendly, and most important have a sense of humor.
  • Must demonstrate a sense of job responsibility, initiative, energy, leadership, approachability, and maturity.
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, and Publisher; Email Program; Internet and basic computer knowledge.
  • Ability to work independently and as a team.
  • Must be able to lift twenty (20) pounds.

 

GA for Orientation and Commuter Services

Primary Purpose: 

The Orientation and Commuter Services Graduate Assistant (GA) position for the Office of Orientation reports to the Director of Orientation and supports the mission of the College of Undergraduate Studies. The Graduate Assistant will manage and assist in aspects of the planning and organization of student recruitment, selection, employment, recognition, training and on-going staff development and in-services for Orientation as well as Commuter Events and Services.  

Essential Job Functions:

Team Oversight

  • Directly responsible for the supervision of 3 Orientation Coordinators and a team of up to 25 Orientation Leaders as well as co-supervision of 100 Peer Leaders.   
  • Develop and coordinate the Transitions Team (Orientation Leaders/Peer Leaders, and Orientation Coordinators) selection process; including, but not limited to marketing, planning of information sessions, update of team contracts, coordinating the interview process, along with the group process, contract review sessions and assisting each new team member through the University’s student employment process.    
  • Develop and coordinate a team of commuter ambassadors to assist with and promote commuter events and services. 
  • Provide on-going supervision and support to a group of Orientation Leaders/Peer Leaders through bi-weekly one on one meetings to monitor the students’ communication plan efforts.  
  • Responsible for the update of assessment content, distribution to students/guests and compilation of findings for reports.   
  • Directly responsible for the planning the annual transition team training; including, but not limited to, training curriculum, logistics, guests’ speakers, preparation of materials, social outings, and assessment.      
  • Plan, organize and lead the annual student staff retreat.   
  • Assist Director and Coordinator in planning and executing aspects of Shark Preview such as volunteer coordination and transportation needs.   
  • Responsible for all team communications in relation to; including, but not limited to, hours, meetings, and upcoming events.  
  • Coordinate the student office staff hourly schedule each semester and staying on top of their request for time off.  This also includes the coordination of our office staff to work/volunteer at all campus-wide events; including, but not limited to Open Houses, Homecoming, Admissions events, along with all direct events.  
  • Responsible for coordinating the performance evaluation process for all student staff.  
  • In charge of the annual orientation team skit production, team practice and performances for summer orientations.  
  • Will assist the office Director with the transition team employment process by coordinating all paperwork, communications with staff about the process and will ensure individual follow-up with team members.  
  • Directly responsible for orientation day-of prep; which will require planning of staff responsibilities leading up to the orientation program so that all materials and signage are gathered so that supply bins are prepped accordingly, and then dismantled afterwards in a manner that ensures ease of prep for our next program.    
  • Responsible for constructing student duty logs and administrative staff duty logs indicating by time/program where each staff member needs to be on the days of Orientation.    
  • In charge of formal staff recognition, and planning of the annual banquet.  
  • Assist with the execution of all Office of Orientation programs.  
  • Assist Director and Coordinator with program development and all logistics as needed.    
  • Attend all Orientation Leader trainings, retreats, and workshops. 
  • Develop and monitor budget expenditures of assigned program budgets.  

Additional Job Functions:

  • Work with other divisional and campus departments to foster strong relationships with regards to orientation programming efforts, including but not limited to:

o Collaborating with various offices within and outside of the Division of Student Affairs/College of Undergraduate Studies to provide information to new and continuing students. 
o Participate in University events and activities on behalf of the Office of Orientation and Commuter Involvement.
o Promote and support all programs and initiatives within the Division of Student Affairs and College of Undergraduate Studies.

  • Stay current on research and be a resource regarding national trends in orientation and the transitional needs of new students.
  • Must embrace and exemplify the core values, commitment statements and the NSU Experience Model of the Division of Student Affairs and College of Undergraduate Studies.
  • Assist with major divisional research for any and all new student affairs initiatives and programs.
  • Will attend various office and major orientation committee meetings; including but not limited to Central Staff Meetings, Orientation Team Trainings, and Direct Supervisor One-On-Ones.
  • Assist with Orientation inventory and the organization of storage spaces.
  • Assist with office responsibilities including answering phones, filing, and faxing, photocopying and other office duties.
  • Ability to orally communicate effectively with others, and in writing.
  • Continually communicate with the Director and Coordinator about projects, events, responsibilities, and concerns. Ask for help when needed.
  • Maintain 20 hours per week during established office hours. Must be flexible with work schedule – available to work during the day, evenings, and weekends.
  • Maintain complete confidentiality.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Coordinator of Orientation and Special Programs, Director of Orientation and Commuter Services, the Assistant Dean of First Year and Transitional Programs, the Associate Dean of the College of Undergraduate Studies, the Assistant Dean, Associate Dean, the Vice President of Student Affairs/Dean of the College of Undergraduate Studies or other staff in special project assignments.

Required Qualifications:

  • NSU student pursuing a graduate or terminal degree in College Student Affairs.
  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline from an accredited university must already be completed.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Must be extremely organized and detail oriented.
  • Would like to have someone who has demonstrated quality campus involvement at the previous institution.
  • Would like to have someone who has had the opportunity to plan, promote and/or execute a campus event or program at the previous institution.
  • Must have wise judgment to make good decisions and must represent the division with integrity.
  • Must be a creative, positive, helpful, student-oriented, friendly, and most important have a sense of humor.
  • Must demonstrate a sense of job responsibility, initiative, energy, leadership, approachability, and maturity.
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, and Publisher; Email Program; Internet and basic computer knowledge.
  • Ability to work independently and as a team.
  • Must be able to lift twenty (20) pounds.

 

Graduate Assistant for Special Programs and Events

Primary Purpose: 

The Special Programs and Events Graduate Assistant (GA) position for the Office of Orientation reports to the Director for Orientation and Commuter Services and supports the mission of the College of Undergraduate Studies. The Special Programs and Events Graduate Assistant will directly coordinate and manage major office programs, serve as the liaison for all marketing and strategic communications to engage students and parents through our website, social media, and other communication channels.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Responsible for the set-up and management of Shark Preview day of program aspects such as check-in, check-out, and luggage check stations.
  • Directly responsible for the planning and execution of office programs such as, but not limited to: Shark Preview, Student Reunions, Commuter, and other Office of Orientation events.
  • Directly supervise 3 Orientation Coordinators and co-manage a team of up to 60 Shark Preview Leaders.
  • Work with the Office of Marketing and Administrative Services to develop and produce marketing materials for Shark Preview, Commuter and Orientation Events.
  • Serve as a liaison with the Office of Marketing and Administrative Services, Undergraduate Admissions and the Office of Orientation for web content development and maintenance (no web design experience necessary).
  • Responsible for the timely management of content for the ‘Class of’ Facebook groups, and additional Office of Orientation social media platforms including but not limited to Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat and SharkHub, as well as other forms of media (video/photo) development.
  • Work closely with the Director for Orientation, Coordinator for Orientation and Special Programs and Orientation Coordinators to manage Shark Preview and other program logistics.
  • Assist the Director for Orientation in assessment and maintaining data on Shark Preview attendance records as well as Shark Preview student enrollment and retention.
  • Attend all Orientation and Shark Preview Leader trainings, retreats, and team bonding events.
  • Assist with implementation of Shark Preview Leader staff development, trainings, and retreats when necessary.
  • Assist with all Office of Orientation programs such as Shark Preview, Orientation and Commuter Events when necessary.
  • Develop and monitor budget expenditures of assigned program tasks.

Additional Job Functions:

  • Work with other divisional and campus departments to foster strong relationships with regards to Office of Orientation programming efforts, including but not limited to:

o Collaborating with various offices within and outside of the Division of Student Affairs/College of Undergraduate Studies to provide information to new and continuing students. 
o Participate in University events and activities on behalf of the Office of Orientation.
o Promote and support all programs and initiatives within the Division of Student Affairs and College of Undergraduate Studies.

  • Stay current on research and be a resource regarding national trends in orientation and the transitional needs of new students.
  • Must embrace and exemplify the core values, commitment statements and the NSU Experience Model of the Division of Student Affairs and College of Undergraduate Studies.
  • Assist with major divisional research for any and all new student affairs initiatives and programs.
  • Will attend various office and major Orientation and Shark Preview committee meetings; including but not limited to Office of Orientation Staff Meetings, Office of Orientation Team Trainings, and Direct Supervisor One-On-Ones.
  • Assist with inventory and the organization of storage spaces.
  • Assist with office responsibilities including answering phones, filing, and faxing, photocopying and other office duties.
  • Ability to orally communicate effectively with others, and in writing.
  • Continually communicate with the Director for Orientation about projects, events, responsibilities, and concerns. Ask for help when needed.
  • Maintain 20 hours per week during established office hours. Must be flexible with work schedule – available to work during the day, evenings, and weekends. Maintain complete confidentiality.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Coordinator for Orientation and Special Programs, Director for Orientation and Commuter Services, the Associate Dean of the College of Undergraduate Studies, the Assistant Dean, Associate Dean, the Vice President of Student Affairs/Dean of the College of Undergraduate Studies or other staff in special project assignments.

Required Qualifications:

  • NSU student pursuing a graduate or terminal degree in College Student Affairs.
  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline from an accredited university must already be completed.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Must be extremely organized and detail oriented.
  • Demonstrated quality campus involvement at the previous institution.
  • Experience to planning, promoting, and/or executing a campus event or program at the previous institution.
  • Must have wise judgment to make good decisions and must represent the division with integrity.
  • Must be a creative, positive, helpful, student-oriented, friendly, and most important have a sense of humor.
  • Must demonstrate a sense of job responsibility, initiative, energy, leadership, approachability, and maturity.
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, and Publisher, Email Program, Social Media, Internet, and basic computer knowledge.
  • Ability to work independently and as a team.
  • Must be able to lift twenty (20) pounds.

Graduate Assistant for Intramural and Club Sports

Primary Purpose:     

The Graduate Assistant for Intramural and Club Sports is a member of the Division of Student Affairs. This position is responsible for fostering the growth and development of recreational program opportunities in the areas of Intramural and Club Sports. Additional responsibilities and duties are outlined as follows. 

Essential Job Function:

  1. To assist in developing and implementing a comprehensive schedule of intramural sport leagues, tournaments, and special events.
  2. To recruit, hire, train, schedule and supervise an intramural sport officials staff of up to 40 employees.
  3. To ensure proper site-management for all intramural sport leagues, tournaments and events; maintaining regular visibility to all staff and participants.
  4. To assist in inventorying and ordering equipment, uniforms and supplies needed for all intramural sports programs.
  5. To assist in promoting intramural and club events to the NSU Student body.
  6. To collaborate internally and with other university departments in the successful implementation of intramural leagues, tournaments, and events.
  7. To track standings and relevant statistics; posting said information for participant view.
  8. To complete accident and incident reports as necessary.
  9. To administer disciplinary hearings as needed

 Marginal Job Function:

  1. To assist with annual budget preparation and yearly allocations.
  2. To work with the grounds staff on field maintenance.
  3. To assist with program development at all NSU Student Education Centers.
  4. To do other relevant duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Prior experience in intramural sports administration.
  2. Prior experience as a sports official.
  3. Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university.
  4. Acceptance in to an NSU Graduate degree program.

 

Graduate Assistant for Operations and Staff Development

Primary Purpose

The Graduate Assistant for Operations and Staff Development is a member of the Division of Student Affairs. This position will create and implement training and development programs for students who work within facility operations. This position will also assist with overall facility operations. Specific responsibilities are as follows: 

Essential Functions:

  1. Oversee and assist with recruiting, hiring, training, scheduling, and supervision of the student staff of the RecPlex. This is a group of approximately 35-40 students who serve as facility supervisors, service desk attendants, fitness floor attendants, and climbing wall attendants. 
  2. Oversee and assist in conducting initial training for all RecPlex student-employees, ensuring basic competencies in all job related functions, knowledge and understanding of departmental and university policies and procedures, and basic directory information for all Recreation and Wellness programs, services, and opportunities. 
  3. Oversee and assist with conducting on-going training for all RecPlex student-employees beyond the initial training. This training should both review and expand upon the basic competencies previously learned with the outcome of providing superior service to all patrons. 
  4. Demonstrate regular visibility to the student-staff and RecPlex patrons, to include early mornings, late nights, and weekends. 
  5. Assist in conducting formal and informal evaluations for all student-employees a minimum of once per academic semester for the purpose of performance improvement and professional development.
  6. Assist in coordinating facility reservation requests.
  7. Assist in coordinating facility related special events and associated logistics. 
  8. Assist in ordering and tracking disposable equipment purchases related to the successful operations of the entire NSURecPlex.
  9. Serve as building supervisor as needed.
  10. Other relevant duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university in a relevant discipline.
  2. Prior relevant experience, preferably in a university setting.

 

Graduate Assistant for Fitness and Wellbeing

Primary Purpose:     

The Graduate Assistant for Fitness and Wellbeing is a member of the Division of Student Affairs. This position is responsible for development and implementation of fitness programs and diverse wellbeing initiatives for the NSU student body. Additional responsibilities and duties are outlined as follows. 

Essential Job Function:

  1. Develop, coordinate and deliver health and wellbeing programs to the NSU student community inclusive of physical, mental, emotional, spiritual, occupational and financial opportunities.
  2. Develop, coordinate and deliver health and wellbeing programs for unique university populations to include residential students, Greek communities, and all registered student clubs and organizations inclusive of clubs sports. 
  3. Recognize and promote awareness to special health and wellbeing monthly topics to include, but not limited to, Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Alcohol Awareness Month, Sexual Awareness, and beyond. 
  4. Coordinate group exercise opportunities for NSU students and RecPlex members. 
  5. Coordinate personal training opportunities for NSU students and RecPlex members. 
  6. Assist in the recruitment, hiring, training, supervision and evaluation of all student and temporary employees in the areas of fitness and well-being.

 Marginal Job Function:

  1. To assist with annual budget preparation and yearly allocations. 
  2. To assist with fitness and wellbeing program development at all NSU Student Education Centers. 
  3. To do other relevant duties as assigned. 

Minimum Qualifications: 

  1. Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university in a relevant discipline.
  2. Prior experience, preferably in a university setting.

Preferred Qualifications: 

  1. One or more nationally recognized certifications in fitness and/or wellbeing

Graduate Assistant, Assistant Area Coordinator

Primary Purpose:       

The Assistant Area Coordinator (AAC) position within the Office of Residence Life is a 20 hour a week position intended for a graduate student. The AAC’s primary responsibility is co-creating a community development plan for a residential area of approximately 400-608 residents; assisting with staff supervision of 10-16 Resident Assistants and assisting in the implementation of goals and objectives set forth by the Office of Residence Life.

Primary Responsibilities:

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

  • Encourage, assist, and advise Resident Assistants in the development of their community development, in line with the Residential Experience & Engagement Formula (R.E.E.F)
  • Work cooperatively with the Area Coordinator to ensure community development which promotes a sense of residential belonging.
  • Provide leadership to staff and students in the development of a community environment. (Floor community, hall community, and connection to the campus community).
  • Ensures that the needs of residents, including those of minorities and special interest groups are assessed and that programs are initiated to meet those needs.
  • Maintain a high level of visibility by making every effort to get to know residents in the area and attending resident and staff activities.
  • Ensures that community development records are maintained including hall assessments, resources, expenses, participation, etc for future use by staff and student leaders.
  • Assists the Area Coordinator with development and implementation of a student and staff recognition program.
  • Create unique engagement opportunities specific to their First-Year or Second-Year/Upper-class communities
  • Each AAC is given additional duties such as tracking program attendance or maintaining the monthly on-line programming documentation and budgeting.

STAFF SUPERVISION

  • Assists with the supervision and evaluation of Resident Assistants under the Area Coordinator.
  • Provides support, resources and direction to staff.
  • Maintains meaningful and consistent contact with each staff member.

ON-CALL AND CONDUCT

  • Encourage self-discipline, self-government, and respect for individual rights among residents; encourage individual assertiveness.
  • Serves in an on-call rotations which serves our approximately 2,300 residential students
  • Clearly communicates Residence Life and University policy to staff and residents.
  • Provides support for RAs upholding policies and ensuring the safety and security of communities.
  • Adjudicates low level conduct matters

STAFF TRAINING

  • Assists Area Coordinator and Graduate Assistant for Student Staff Training Development with area staff orientation and training for August and January, serving as a training facilitator when needed.
  • Assists with department-wide Residential Life in-service training for staff throughout the year.
  • Attends Senior Staff in-service training sessions.

ADMINISTRATION AND DEPARTMENTAL ENGAGEMENT

  • Assists the Area Coordinator with the administrative functions in their area, including preparation of weekly reports, key inventories and timely completion of forms and correspondence. 
  • Assists with opening and closing of halls as well as RA recruitment
  • Participates in regular meetings with Area Coordinator
  • Assists the Area Coordinator with facilitating weekly area staff meetings. 
  • Attends weekly Professional Staff meetings. 

Supervision Received:

           Supervision will take place in weekly meetings with the Area Coordinator. The AAC will attend the weekly Residence Life professional staff meeting as well as meet as needed with ResLife leadership, and Dean of Student Affairs Staff.

 

Qualifications:

  • Should be a full-time (per terms of program) graduate student enrolled in Nova Southeastern University.
  • Be able to work effectively with University students and staff in a residence hall environment.
  • Demonstrate a sense of job responsibility, initiative, energy, leadership, approachability, and maturity.
  • Preference is given to candidates who have residence hall experience and/or the desire to work within Student Affairs and/or a higher education setting.
  • Must be available to live on-campus.
  • Due to the GA responsibilities, no other job can be held concurrent with the GA appointment.
  • Reappointment is based on exemplary performance.

 

 

Graduate Assistant for Leadership Development

Primary Purpose:            

The Graduate Assistant for Leadership Development will promote, coordinate, and build leadership development programs at NSU. The primary responsibility of the Graduate Assistant is to develop and improve the leadership capacity of both positional and non-positional student leaders, and to support Student Leadership and Civic Engagement initiatives. Day-to-day responsibilities include ongoing coaching with student organizations as well as marketing and recruitment of specific initiatives outlined below.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Facilitate the promotion, advertisement, recruitment, and content delivery of the Emerging Leaders Experience (ELE) based on the Social Change and Emotional Intelligent Leadership Models.
  • Facilitate the promotion, advertisement, recruitment, and content development of the Tool Kit Series (TKS) for NSU’s Registered Student Organizations leadership to support individual and group leadership development with relevant and actionable skills students can immediately put into practice.
  • Facilitate the promotion, advertisement, recruitment, and content development of the 3C’s Series (CCC) for NSU’s Registered Student Organizations leadership to support individual and group leadership development based on the Social Change Model to provide a theoretical foundation of leadership as a group endeavor.
  • Facilitate all functions of the Experiential Education and Learning (ExEL) Pillar for Leadership Development including promotion, student support, tracking, and awarding of units.
  • Serve as a liaison between SLCE and Interorganizational Council and NSU’s Registered Student Organizations student.
  • Coordinate and facilitate workshops to enhance student and organizational leadership capacity as needed.
  • With the GA for Leadership Programs, Co-Chair the planning committee for the Annual Leadership Conference (LEAD) and the Annual Leadership Awards.
  • Assist as needed with the RE Leadership Selection Process.
  • Assess programs and events to ensure that program outcomes are being achieved and make continuous improvements.
  • Assist in supporting weekdays/weekends of service as needed.
  • Attend all training sessions and division-wide meetings as deemed appropriate.
  • Must be able to work evenings and weekends as needed
  • Coordinate other departmental and divisional duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited College/University.
  • Enrolled in the College Student Affairs program at NSU
  • Prior experience in student leadership or student activities.
  • Proven high academic performance and successful participation in campus co-curricular activities.
  • Demonstrate ability to work independently and on a team
  • Valid driver’s license with the ability to operate an NSU van/vehicle to support departmental initiatives
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point and Publisher; Email, Internet, and basic computer knowledge

Student Leadership & Civic Engagement Staff Philosophy

The Office of Student Leadership and Civic Engagement’s Core Covenant articulates the central values of our team which drives our expectations for action and interaction with our students and staff. Therefore, we commit to one another to aspire to the following:

We uphold the mission and values of Nova Southeastern University, the Division of Student Affairs & the College of Undergraduate Studies, and the Office of Student Leadership & Civic Engagement.

We expect our student leaders and professional staff to have an understanding of their roles and work to support the initiatives of others within the office and throughout Division of Student Affairs & the College of Undergraduate Studies, and the wider university.

We value:

  • Accountability
  • Collaboration
  • Flexibility
  • Intrinsic motivation
  • Optimism

We demonstrate the ability to listen to others, think critically, and adapt our approach to create positive change while encouraging each other to learn from challenges and mistakes.

We create an environment for students and staff that is developmental, student centered, and provides them the tools to succeed.

We utilize research, assessment, and creative thinking to provide intentional programs and opportunities for students to develop their leadership abilities, enhance networks, and become civic-minded individuals.

We believe in a holistic view of success through outcome-driven initiatives and investment in the NSU community.

Our work is driven by student affairs theories, a commitment to professionalism, and a passion to help build leaders of the future.

 

Graduate Assistant for Leadership Programs

Primary Purpose:            

The Graduate Assistant for Leadership Programs will provide direct support to the Razor’s Edge Leadership Scholarship program, Presidents 64 presidential ambassador program, and initiatives within the Office of Student Leadership & Civic Engagement. The primary responsibility of the Graduate Assistant is to improve the leadership capacity of those students enrolled in the Razor’s Edge Leadership Scholarship and Presidents 64 programand to support Student Leadership and Civic Engagement initiatives.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Assist with oversight of Razor’s Edge Leadership Scholars Program.
  • Advise Razor’s Edge student leadership council in their operations within the program.
    • Coordinate leadership development programming for monthly Conclave meetings for Razor’s Edge Leadership students in conjunction with Razor’s Edge student leadership council.
    • Assist in planning and facilitation of annual Fall/Winter Razor’s Edge Leadership retreats.
    • With the GA for Leadership Development, Co-Chair the planning committee for the Annual Leadership Conference (LEAD) and the Annual Leadership Awards.
    • Assist in the coordination of all-program Razor’s Edge Awards Ceremony at the end of the academic year.
  • Track and assess student participant co-curricular responsibilities not limited to, attendance, program requirements, participationand campus engagement.
  • Oversee execution of Shark Preview interviews for Razor’s Edge Leadership potential students including, but not limited to, coordination of all current student participation in the interview process and recruitment initiatives.
  • Conduct presentations about the Razor’s Edge program as needed.
  • Serve as teaching assistant for Razor’s Edge Leadership courses in Fall and Winter Semester.
  • Assesprograms and events to ensure that program outcomes are being achieved and make continuous improvements.
  • Advise President’s 64 including facilitating student selection, planning, and facilitating fall training, ongoing leadership opportunities, tracking required hours, and managing member attendance.
  • Assist in supporting weekdays/weekends of service as needed.
  • Attend all training sessions and division-wide meetings as deemed appropriate.
  • Must be able to work evenings and weekends as needed
  • Coordinate other departmental and divisional duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited College/University.
  • Enrolled in the College Student Affairs program at NSU
  • Prior experience in student leadership or student activities.
  • Proven high academic performance and successful participation in campus co-curricular activities.
  • Demonstrate ability to work independently and on a team
  • Valid driver’s license with the ability to operate an NSU van/vehicle to support departmental initiatives
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point and Publisher; Email, Internet, and basic computer knowledge

Student Leadership & Civic Engagement Staff Philosophy

The Office of Student Leadership and Civic Engagement’s Core Covenant articulates the central values of our team which drives our expectations for action and interaction with our students and staff. Therefore, we commit to one another to aspire to the following:

We uphold the mission and values of Nova Southeastern University, the Division of Student Affairs & the College of Undergraduate Studies, and the Office of Student Leadership & Civic Engagement.

We expect our student leaders and professional staff to have an understanding of their roles and work to support the initiatives of others within the office and throughout Division of Student Affairs & the College of Undergraduate Studies, and the wider university.

We value:

  • Accountability
  • Collaboration
  • Flexibility
  • Intrinsic motivation
  • Optimism

We demonstrate the ability to listen to others, think critically, and adapt our approach to create positive change while encouraging each other to learn from challenges and mistakes.

We create an environment for students and staff that is developmental, student centered, and provides them the tools to succeed.

We utilize research, assessment, and creative thinking to provide intentional programs and opportunities for students to develop their leadership abilities, enhance networks, and become civic-minded individuals.

We believe in a holistic view of success through outcome-driven initiatives and investment in the NSU community.

Our work is driven by student affairs theories, a commitment to professionalism, and a passion to help build leaders of the future.

 

Graduate Assistant for Service Initiatives

Primary Purpose:            

The Graduate Assistant for Service Initiatives will identify, promote, coordinate, and build student interest and engagement regarding community service activities. The primary responsibility of the Graduate Assistant is to identify, promote, coordinate, and build student interest regarding campus-based and community service projects in the Miami-Dade, Broward, Palm Beach counties, as well as domestic and international service sites. Day-to-day responsibilities include recruitment, management, and ongoing support of the alternative break program. Specific initiatives outlined below.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Assist with the coordination of the Sharks and Service (SAS) alternative break program including but not limited to, logistics, travel, risk management, site selection, recruitment of student participants, participant training, and on-site reflection. for all trips including local, domestic, and international sites.
  • Develop and implement training for all student site leaders apart of the Sharks and Service (SAS) program.
  • Assist in the development, promotion, organization, and implementation of Recruit a Shark Day and Community Affiliate programming.
  • Aid in facilitation and promotion of service opportunities on campus.
  • Assist in serving as a clearinghouse for civic engagement for all NSU staff, students, and alumni.
  • Serve as a liaison between SLCE and service student organizations.
  • Aid in development and maintenance of a comprehensive database of community service organizations within the local community.
  • Assist as needed with the RE Leadership Selection Process.
  • Attend all training sessions and division-wide meetings as deemed appropriate.
  • Must be able to work evenings and weekends as needed.
  • Coordinate other departmental and divisional duties as assigned.
  • Assess programs and events to ensure that program outcomes are being achieved and make continuous improvements.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited College/University
  • Enrolled in a graduate professional program at NSU (with emphasis in College Student Affairs preferred)
  • Prior experience leading community service projects and/or groups
  • Demonstrate ability to work independently and with a team
  • Valid driver’s license with the ability to operate an NSU van/vehicle to support departmental initiatives.
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point and Publisher; Email, Internet, and basic computer knowledge

Student Leadership & Civic Engagement Staff Philosophy

The Office of Student Leadership and Civic Engagement’s Core Covenant articulates the central values of our team which drives our expectations for action and interaction with our students and staff. Therefore, we commit to one another to aspire to the following:

We uphold the mission and values of Nova Southeastern University, the Division of Student Affairs & the College of Undergraduate Studies, and the Office of Student Leadership & Civic Engagement.

We expect our student leaders and professional staff to have an understanding of their roles and work to support the initiatives of others within the office and throughout Division of Student Affairs & the College of Undergraduate Studies, and the wider university.

We value:

  • Accountability
  • Collaboration
  • Flexibility
  • Intrinsic motivation
  • Optimism

We demonstrate the ability to listen to others, think critically and adapt our approach to create positive change while encouraging each other to learn from challenges and mistakes.

We create an environment for students and staff that is developmental, student centered, and provides them the tools to succeed.

We utilize research, assessment, and creative thinking to provide intentional programs and opportunities for students to develop their leadership abilities, enhance networks, and become civic-minded individuals.

We believe in a holistic view of success through outcome-driven initiatives and investment in the NSU community.

Our work is driven by student affairs theories, a commitment to professionalism, and a passion to help build leaders of the future.

 

Graduate Assistant for Civic Engagement Initiatives 

Primary Purpose:            

The Graduate Assistant for Leadership and Civic Engagement Initiatives will promote, coordinate, and build programs at NSU. The primary responsibility of the Graduate Assistant is to develop programs focused on civic engagement to provide education on topics that impact the daily civic lives of our students, staff, and faculty. Day-to-day responsibilities include ongoing supervision of the SLCE student employees as well as event planning of specific initiatives outlined below.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Develop, plan, implement,and assess the Office of Student Leadership and Civic Engagement initiatives focusing on civic and voter engagement, and community development with a focus on undergraduate students.
  • Create, select, and facilitate the development and advisement of a Active Sharks Council (ASC)
    • With the advisement of the ASC develop relevant, educational, and engaging programmatic initiatives that support the civic engagement of the NSU community.
    • Create opportunities for Registered Student Organizations and individual students to become active citizens and take action to impact their communities.
  • Supervise and evaluate Front Office Staff including Front Office Assistants and Student manager.
    • Collaborate with the Assistant Director of Student Leadership and Civic Engagement in front office staff selection, training, and evaluation.
    • Oversee front office staffing including scheduling, leading staff meetings, administrative paperwork, and staff development.
    • Provides support, resources, and direction to staff.
  • Facilitate all functions of the Experiential Education and Learning (ExEL) Pillar-Civic Engagement Scorecard for Community Engagement including, promotion, student support, tracking, and awarding of units.
  • With the GA for Service Initiatives assist in planning for All Fins In campus-wide service day with the Office of Campus Life and Student Engagement.
  • Facilitate the selection and advise the Campus Election Engagement Project (CEEP) Fellow
  • Assist as needed with the RE Leadership Selection Process.
  • Assist in supporting weekday/weekend of service as needed.
  • Attend all training sessions and division-wide meetings as deemed appropriate.
  • Must be able to work evenings and weekends as needed.
  • Coordinate other departmental and divisional duties as assigned.
  • Assess programs and events to ensure that program outcomes are being achieved and make continuous improvements.

 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited College/University
  • Enrolled in the College Student Affairs program at NSU
  • Prior experience in student leadership or student activities
  • Proven high academic performance and successful participation in campus co-curricular activities.
  • Demonstrate ability to work independently and with a team
  • Valid driver’s license with the ability to operate an NSU van/vehicle to support departmental initiatives.
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point and Publisher; Email, Internet, and basic computer knowledge

Student Leadership & Civic Engagement Staff Philosophy

The Office of Student Leadership and Civic Engagement’s Core Covenant articulates the central values of our team which drives our expectations for action and interaction with our students and staff. Therefore, we commit to one another to aspire to the following:

We uphold the mission and values of Nova Southeastern University, the Division of Student Affairs & the College of Undergraduate Studies, and the Office of Student Leadership & Civic Engagement.

We expect our student leaders and professional staff to have an understanding of their roles and work to support the initiatives of others within the office and throughout Division of Student Affairs & the College of Undergraduate Studies, and the wider university.

We value:

  • Accountability
  • Collaboration
  • Flexibility
  • Intrinsic motivation
  • Optimism

We demonstrate the ability to listen to others, think critically and adapt our approach to create positive change while encouraging each other to learn from challenges and mistakes.

We create an environment for students and staff that is developmental, student centered, and provides them the tools to succeed.

We utilize research, assessment, and creative thinking to provide intentional programs and opportunities for students to develop their leadership abilities, enhance networks, and become civic-minded individuals.

We believe in a holistic view of success through outcome-driven initiatives and investment in the NSU community.

Our work is driven by student affairs theories, a commitment to professionalism, and a passion to help build leaders of the future.

Graduate Assistant for Veterans Resource Center

Primary Purpose:

The Veterans Resource Center Graduate Assistant will play a pivotal role in the daily operations of the VRC and the innovative development of veteran, military affiliated, and Army ROTC programs through networking, outreach, research, marketing, and facilitation of support services on-campus and in the community. 

The role will entail collaboration with the Senior Director of Military Affairs, the Director of Military Affairs, the NSU Military Affairs office, University leadership, staff, faculty, student workers, students, veterans, and military affiliated personnel to create and refine best practices that promote a vibrant military friendly campus climate through transitional assistance, social engagement, academic excellence, degree achievement, and career attainment. 

The Veterans Resource Center Coordinators’ day-to-day responsibilities will utilize a student-centered approach that will require influential leadership capacities and organizational effectiveness to support veteran, military affiliated students, and Army ROTC cadets on the Davie / Fort Lauderdale, as well as regional campuses.  

Essential Job Functions  

Supervision:  

  • Supervises, coordinates, evaluates, and facilities the functions of all the VRC student employees; develops and refines ongoing staff training, standard operating procedures, and student staff roles and responsibilities.
  • Advise the executive board of the Student Veterans of America (SVA) and Freedom Sharks student groups; developing and cultivating the SALUTE Veteran National Honor Society 
  • Establish and implement short and long-range organizational goals, objectives, strategic plans, policies, and operating procedures.
  • Responsible for leadership, direction, and advocacy for a comprehensive array of services, programs, and activities that support student development and the mission of NSU.
  • Manage and monitor daily operations of the Veterans Resource Center.
  • Develop and implement ongoing engagement opportunities with other departments.

 Programming/Engagement:  

  • Oversee the development, promotion, organization, and implementation of annual NSU veteran programs to include our regional campuses and online student populations.
  • Assist with the planning and implementation of student veteran participation in campus wide events such as: NSU Community Fest, Sharkapalooza, Block Painting, Involvement Fairs, Homecoming Week, etc. 
  • Provide incoming veteran and military affiliated students with pertinent information through participation in student orientations, workshops, information sessions, and university-wide presentations.
  • Plans, coordinates, and implements campus-based, veteran focused events, outreach, and related promotions; represents the VRC at special events.
  • Responsible for the development and enhancement of services for veterans, military affiliated, Army ROTC cadets, and legal dependents, and survivors.
  • Coordinates speaker series, job postings, internship opportunities, and other advancement/professional development opportunities; coordinates drop-in hours with student services.

Marketing:  

  • Maintain visibility to identify opportunities for networking, outreach, and collaboration with on-campus and community partners
  • Develop and deliver effective marketing strategies as it relates to increasing the awareness of the Veterans Resource Centers services and programs
  • Updates and maintains the NSU Military Affairs website.
  • Publishes newsletters, brochures, web pages, social media content, etc. that can be used to promote and support military and veteran’s students.
  • Provide advocacy and assistance in support of student issues and challenges.

Additional Tasks:  

  • Able to complete other duties as assigned, including occasional work on nights and weekends.
  • Assists students with application procedures, financial aid programs, and other applicable student services; aids in resolving problems in relation to veteran student issues
  • Benchmarking peer and aspirational institutions and assessing current practices, policies, and events
  • Attend divisional training sessions and meetings as deemed appropriate
  • Identify scholarship programs specific to veterans and military affiliated students

Preferred Skills:  

  • Positive attitude, student-centered, friendly, responsible, and maintains a high level of personal ownership.
  • Organized, detail oriented, self-motivated, and mission driven.
  • Efficient with Outlook, Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Teams, social media platforms and Canva. 
  • Direct working experiences with the U.S. Armed Forces or veteran populations
  • Knowledge of current VA Educational Benefits

Graduate Assistant for Training and Development Coordinator

Primary Purpose:     

This Graduate Assistant (GA) position for Training and Development Coordinator reports to the Director of Tutoring and Testing and supports the mission of the Enrollment Management and Student Affairs (EMSA). This position will assist with recruitment, selection, training, and oversight of all student leaders in the Tutoring and Testing Center (TTC). Primary duties will include assistance with key aspects of all academic support programs, as well as assisting with management of data collection, assessment, and documentation.

Essential Job Function:

  1. Assist TTC administrators with all projects and areas of responsibility related to the training and development of TTC student leaders.

  2. Assist TTC administrators with recruitment and selection of all student leaders.

  3. Assist TTC administrators with creation and delivery of training programs in-line with College Reading and Learning Association (CRLA) and University of Missouri at Kansas City (UMKC) supplemental instruction best practices and guideline.

  4. Develop and deliver community building initiatives for student leaders in the TTC.

  5. Assist in maintaining the TTC websites, developing promotional materials, and managing all social media accounts.

  6. Assist TTC administrators with creation and delivery of academic success workshops and programming.

  7. Promote and support all programs and initiatives within EMSA.

  8. Assist other Graduate Assistants, when needed.

  9. Available at least 25 hours per week during established office hours. Must meet with direct supervisor on a weekly basis. Must be flexible with work schedule – available to work during the day, evenings, and weekends, around class schedule.

  10. Other duties as assigned related to TTC/EMSA operation, services, programs, and/or events.

 Marginal Job Function:

  1. Maintain neat and orderly work area.
  2. Attend and participate in all staff meetings, training sessions, and division-wide meetings and programs
  3. Attend, participate, and/or work functions as needed by EMSA.
  4. Continually communicate with the Director about projects, events, responsibilities, and concerns. Ask for help when needed.
  5. Foster strong relationships and serve as a liaison with NSU administration, faculty and staff, and students. Act as a resource for all staff and students in regards to University questions.
  6. Maintain complete confidentiality.

Additional Job Function:

Nova Southeastern University is in full compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and does not discriminate with regard to applications or employees with disabilities and will make reasonable accommodation when necessary. The following are abilities and physical requirements for all positions at the University.

  1. Ability to orally communicate effectively with others, with or without the use of an interpreter.
  2. Ability to communicate effectively in writing, using English Language, with or without the use of auxiliary aids and services.
  3. Ability to work cooperatively with colleagues and supervisory staffs at all levels.
  4. May be exposed to short, intermittent, and/or prolonged periods of sitting and/or standing in performance of job duties.
  5. May be required to accomplish job duties using various types of equipment/supplies, to include but not limited to pens, pencils, calculators, computer keyboards, and telephones.
  6. May be required to transport oneself to other campus offices, conference rooms and, on occasions, to off-campus sites to attend meetings, conferences, workshops, seminars, etc.

Qualifications:

  1. Must be an NSU student pursuing a graduate or terminal degree. Bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline from an accredited university must already be completed.
  2. Must be extremely organized and detail-oriented.
  3. Must have wise judgment to make good decisions, and must represent the division with integrity.
  4. Must be fun, creative, positive, helpful, student-oriented, friendly, and responsible. Must demonstrate a sense of job responsibility, initiative, energy, leadership, approachability, and maturity.
  5. Must embrace and exemplify the core values of COUS/DOSA: responsiveness, initiative, production, involvement, and commitment.
  6. Prefer someone with customer service experience and some level of supervisory experience either in a job or leadership position role.
  7. Prefer someone with prior experience in academic support/student affairs in a college/university setting Familiarity with Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, and Publisher; Email Program; Internet and basic computer knowledge.
  8. Ability to work independently and as a team.
  9. Due to the GA responsibilities, no other job can be held concurrent with the GA appointment.
  10. Must be able to lift twenty (20) pounds.

Graduate Assistant for Global Premier Scholarship Program and International Affairs

Primary Purpose:    

The Graduate Assistant (GA) position for the Razor’s Edge” Global (REG) Premier Scholarship program is a professional staff member working toward the missions of the Division of Student Affairs, the Office of International Affairs, and the Razor’s Edge program. This is a twelve-month position requiring 20 hours per week. The Graduate Assistant also provides adjacent support, as necessary and as possible, to other initiatives within the Office of International Affairs. This is a position for individuals who wish to gain experience directly leading, advising, and mentoring students, facilitating service projects including potentially an international trip, and curriculum development and teaching.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Serves as primary advisor for the Razor’s Edge Global Premier Scholarship program
    • Utilize intrusive advising to hold regular advising appointments and monitor/report on REG scholar academic and personal concerns for ~60 students
    • Track participation in program requirements
  • Supports students in the design and delivery of their annual service projects.
  • Provides support and advising to program student-led committees to ensure each committee is able to successfully carry out all responsibilities
  • Coordinates “Shark Preview” Prospective Student Preview Week responsibilities for the program.
    • Creates weekly Shark Preview interview schedules and materials.
    • Provides follow up communication with all applicants.
    • Tracks and reports on applicant data.
  • Serves as a teaching assistant for academic courses in the Global Engagement minor.
  • Plans, delivers and assesses Razor’s Edge Global student orientation.
  • Serves primary point of contact for all Razor’s Edge Global inquiries.
  • Represents Razor’s Edge Global on-and off-campus at meetings, programs and events.
  • Coordinates International Education Week (IEW) activities, overseeing the work of the IEW committee
  • Coordinates NSU’s participation in the Florida International Leadership Conference.

Related Job Functions:

  • Meet with Director once a week to coordinate tasks and activities for the week.
  • Attend Office of International Affairs meetings, as needed.
  • Provide support to Study Abroad team, as needed.
  • Serve as OIA Front Desk Reception, as needed.
  • Assist in assessment efforts for the Razor’s Edge Global program and the Office of International Affairs.
  • Assist with Office of International Affairs orientations, workshops, fairs, presentations, and events.
  • May be invited to serve as co-advisor and travel internationally with Global Engagement Spring Break Program.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline from an accredited university must already be completed.
  • Prior experience in a leadership role (preferably in an international environment)
  • Must be organized, proactive, student-centered, responsible, and culturally sensitive.
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite and Google G Suite
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a team
  • Ability to work nights and weekends, as demanded by the programs and services of the office.

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Experience living, studying, or working outside of the U.S.
  • Prefer someone with prior experience in student affairs/services in a college/university setting (i.e. involvement in student activities, residential life, international education, etc.)
  • Have a valid Driver’s License, be willing to drive a 12-passenger van, and be able to be certified as an NSU van driver.
  • Ability to lift twenty (20 pounds)
  • Have a valid passport

Graduate Assistant for the Office of Undergraduate Admissions

Primary Purpose:      

The Graduate Assistant for the Office of Undergraduate Admissions will work with the undergraduate admissions team to enhance the campus visit experience, recruit and work with prospective students and their families, while being involved in a variety of admissions programming in an effort to enroll an incoming class each Fall.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Assist with the planning and implementation of all undergraduate programs including daily campus tours, group visits, recruitment travel and campus events 
  • Coordination, recruitment, hiring and training of the student Admissions Ambassador program 
  • Monitor the daily visit process and create ways to continually enhance and improve NSU’s overall campus visit experience 
  • Work in partnership with other colleges and campus departments to arrange special tours and group visits as needed 
  • Assist with daily operations of the Admissions Ambassador program in terms of scheduling, staffing, evaluation, corrective action and assigning tasks 
  • Organize and facilitate regular meetings and recognition events for the Admissions Ambassadors 
  • Assists with implementation and execution of daily information sessions to prospective students and families 
  • Assist with the hiring, training and supervision of student staff, including our Shark Callers 
  • Collaborate with Front Desk staff 
  • Daily use of Admissions CRM 
  • Represent the university, its missions, policies, benefits and features to a broad range of the community in person, on the telephone, and via e-mail 
  • Help compile data to produce frequent reports including; the performance of the Admissions Ambassadors, the productivity of the campus visit experience, recruitment enrollment and event data 
  • Collaborate with marketing committee to enhance and develop admissions marketing materials including social media content 
  • Occasionally assist with prospective student appointments, high school visits, and college fairs 
  • Other duties as assigned 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited University  
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs (Excel, Word, PowerPoint) and Zoom 
  • Proven high academic performance and successful participation in campus co-curricular and extracurricular activities 
  • Must have strong interpersonal skills, resourcefulness, and ability to work independently as well as within a team 
  • Available for evening and weekend hours 
  • Working knowledge of higher education data-base systems (i.e. Banner, Ellucian Recruiter, etc.)  

Graduate Assistant for Housing Operations and Off-Campus Services

Primary Purpose:      

The primary purpose for the Graduate Assistant for Housing Operations and Off-Campus Services will be to work with the Assistant Director of Housing Operations in all functions related to the business/facilities operations of University Housing and off-campus housing services and resources for all NSU students.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Serve as a resource and referral agent for NSU students residing off campus at properties advertised in the Off-Campus Housing Guide
  •  Assist in overseeing the check-in and check-out procedures for over 2,700 residents living on-campus throughout the academic year
  •  Work directly with the Assistant Director of Housing Operations to oversee all on campus and off-campus housing functions including marketing, promotion, solicitation, and Off-Campus Housing Fairs
  •  Develop promotional brochures, audiovisual materials, video presentations, and other tools to recruit students for on and off-campus housing at Nova Southeastern University
  •  Explore the new revenue opportunities for the Off Campus Housing program through sponsorships and participation in the Off Campus Housing Fairs and Off Campus website resources for the University
  •  Work with Assistant Director of Housing Operations to assist Nova Southeastern University students seeking short term housing
  •  Act as a coordinator for Assistant Director of Housing Operations for regular room checks on vacant spaces and ensuring all vacancies are always ready for occupancy (maintenance and custodial kept at APPA Level 2 standard on all spaces)
  •  Coordinate and collaborate with operations teams on Front Office security and supervision of over 100 student security staff
  •  Provide research and historical data to the Director of University Housing and Assistant Director of Housing Operations on on-campus and off-campus trends
  •  Work closely with campus partners by providing marketing and off-campus housing services to undergraduate and graduate NSU students
  •  Maintain and submit monthly and yearly reports to the Assistant Director of Housing Operations on the services being provided
  •  Present information sessions to prospective students and their parents detailing off-campus housing options
  •  Supervision will take place in weekly meetings with the Assistant Director of Housing Operations

Qualifications:

  • Must be a registered student at Nova Southeastern University, meeting the minimum academic requirements of the academic department

  • Committed to work 25 – 30 hours a week

  • Be able to work effectively with University students and staff in a residence hall environment

  • Demonstrate a sense of job responsibility, initiative, energy, leadership, approachability, and maturity

  • Preference is given to candidates who have residence hall experience and/or the desire to work within Student Affairs and/or a higher education setting

  • Due to the extensive position responsibilities, no other job can be held concurrent with the GA appointment

  • Reappointment is based on exemplary performance

Graduate Assistant for the Dual Admission Program

Primary Purpose:      

This Graduate Assistant (GA) position for the Dual Admission Program reports to the Assistant Director of Student Academic Services and supports the mission of the College of Undergraduate Studies and the Division of Student Affairs. This position will assist with the coordination of dual admission interviews during shark preview, follow up communication with selected students, sending out and collecting dual admission student agreements, and additional follow up as needed.  In addition to shark preview, this position will assist with ongoing retention and engagement initiatives, a comprehensive communication plan for incoming dual admission students, dual admission information sessions, communication related to the Dual Admission Student Ambassador Program, the publication of the Dual Admission newsletter, and will also have the opportunity to work with the Presidential Scholars program and the Razor’s Edge programs. 

Essential Job Functions:

  1. Assist the department with all dual admission shark preview initiatives, during and after shark preview.   
  2. During shark preview, assist with interview day coordination in the health professions building.  Assist with tabulation of interview scores.   
  3. Maintain a database of students who interviewed for dual, containing all student identifiers, the program of interest, and interview results.  
  4. Assist with the preparation of Dual Admission student agreements, notifying students of offers in Dual Admission programs, sending student agreements, and tracking.  
  5. Assist with communication related to the Dual Admission student ambassador program.  
  6. Assist with planning and facilitating Dual Admission events including semesterly events, Dual Admission Pin Ceremony, and Dual Admission information and transition sessions. 
  7. Promote and process DAPES (Dual Admission Program for Enrolled Students) applications and assist with scheduling DAPES interviews. 
  8. Develop and implement a comprehensive communication plan for incoming dual admission students.      
  9. Assist with academic services such as dual requests, suspension appeals, end of semester review of grades, probation status, and suspension status of all dual admission students. 
  10. Assist with programs and events related to Presidential Scholars, Razor’s Edge, undergraduate commencement, and convocation.   
  11. Promote and support all programs and initiatives within the College of Undergraduate Studies and the Division of Student Affairs. 
  12. Assist other Graduate Assistants and departments in COUS/DOSA when needed. 
  13. Available at least 25 hours per week during established office hours. Must meet with direct supervisor on a weekly or bi-weekly basis. Must be flexible with work schedule when necessary – available to work during the day, evenings, and weekends, around class schedule. 
  14. Other duties as assigned related to dual admission and office operation, services, programs, and/or events. 

Marginal Job Functions: 

  1. Maintain a neat and orderly work area. 
  2. Attend and participate in all staff meetings, training sessions, and division-wide meetings and programs 
  3. Attend, participate, and/or work functions as needed by COUS/DOSA. 
  4. Continually communicate with the program regarding projects, events, responsibilities, and concerns. Ask for help when needed. 
  5. Foster strong relationships and serve as a liaison with NSU administration, faculty and staff, and students. Act as a resource for all staff and students in regard to University questions.
  6.  Maintain complete confidentially.  

Additional Job Functions: 

Nova Southeastern University is in full compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and does not discriminate with regard to applications or employees with disabilities and will make reasonable accommodations when necessary. The following are abilities and physical requirements for all positions at the University. 

  1. Ability to orally communicate effectively with others, with or without the use of an interpreter.  
  2. Ability to communicate effectively in writing, using English Language, with or without the use of auxiliary aids and services. 
  3. Ability to work cooperatively with colleagues and supervisory staff at all levels. 
  4. May be exposed to short, intermittent, and/or prolonged periods of sitting and/or standing in performance of job duties. 
  5. May be required to accomplish job duties using various types of equipment/supplies, to include but not limited to pens, pencils, calculators, computer keyboards, and telephones. 
  6. May be required to transport oneself to other campus offices, conference rooms and, on occasions, to off-campus sites to attend meetings, conferences, workshops, seminars, etc. 

 

Qualifications: 

  1. Must be an NSU student pursuing a graduate or terminal degree. Bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline from an accredited university must already be completed. 
  2. Must be extremely organized and detail-oriented. 
  3. Must have wise judgment to make good decisions and must represent the division with integrity. 
  4. Must be fun, creative, positive, helpful, student-oriented, friendly, and responsible. Must demonstrate a sense of job responsibility, initiative, energy, leadership, approachability, and maturity. 
  5. Must embrace and exemplify the core values of COUS/DOSA: responsiveness, initiative, production, involvement, and commitment. 
  6. Prefer someone with customer service experience and some level of supervisory experience either in a job or leadership position role. 
  7. Prefer someone with prior experience in academic support/student affairs in a college/university setting Familiarity with Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, and Publisher; Email Program; Internet and basic computer knowledge. 
  8. Ability to work independently and as a team. 
  9. Due to the GA responsibilities, no other job can be held concurrent with the GA appointment. 
  10. Must be able to lift twenty (20) pounds. 

 

Graduate Assistant for Mentorship and the Office of Student Success

Primary Purpose:    

This Graduate Assistant (GA) position for the Office of Student Success reports to the Assistant Dean of the College of Undergraduate Studies and supports the mission of the College of Undergraduate Studies and the Division of Student Affairs. This position will assist with the management of the Student Success Program, which matches incoming students in our premier programs such as Razor’s Edge and presidential Scholars, with incoming at-risk populations, in a mentorship role. The Student Success Scholars is a support program offered to First Generation in College Students who can benefit from mentorship. This position will assist with ongoing retention and engagement initiatives, a comprehensive communication plan for incoming students, information and training sessions, and communication related to the student success mentor program.  

Essential Job Functions:

1. Assist the department with all initiatives related to the Student Success Program.

2. Benchmark best practices for First Generation in College Students & Mentorship programs.

3. Maintain a database on students in the program, including the mentors who are Razor’s Edge or Presidential Scholars -- and the mentees, who are the incoming cohort students.

4. Assist with preparation of student agreements, sending them out, collecting them, and logging them in.

5. Meet with students 1:1 to develop goals and support their transition into a college environment.

6. Assist with planning and RSVP for information and transition sessions.

7. Assist with the tracking of the participation of student success mentors, including their follow up and communication with their mentees.

8. Assist with the tracking of cohort students identified and served by this program, including participation, engagement, retention, and graduation rates.

9. Lead presentations on a variety of topics for in person workshops and virtual webinars.

10. Collaborate with Scholars & Staff to develop marketing materials and newsletters.

11. Utilize social media channels to promote Student Success programming & highlights of program.

12. Promote and support all programs and initiatives within the College of Undergraduate Studies and the Division of Student Affairs.

13. Assist other Graduate Assistants in COUS/DOSA when needed.

14. Available at least 25 hours per week during established office hours. Must meet with direct supervisor on a weekly or bi-weekly basis. Must be flexible with work schedule when necessary – available to work during the day, evenings, and weekends, around class schedule.

15. Other duties as assigned related to dual admission operation, services, programs, and/or events.


Marginal Job Functions: 

  1. Maintain a neat and orderly work area. 
  2. Attend and participate in all staff meetings, training sessions, and division-wide meetings and programs 
  3. Attend, participate, and/or work functions as needed by COUS/DOSA. 
  4. Continually communicate with the program regarding projects, events, responsibilities, and concerns. Ask for help when needed. 
  5. Foster strong relationships and serve as a liaison with NSU administration, faculty and staff, and students. Act as a resource for all staff and students in regard to University questions.
  6.  Maintain complete confidentially.  

Additional Job Functions: 

Nova Southeastern University is in full compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and does not discriminate with regard to applications or employees with disabilities and will make reasonable accommodations when necessary. The following are abilities and physical requirements for all positions at the University. 

  1. Ability to orally communicate effectively with others, with or without the use of an interpreter.  
  2. Ability to communicate effectively in writing, using English Language, with or without the use of auxiliary aids and services. 
  3. Ability to work cooperatively with colleagues and supervisory staff at all levels. 
  4. May be exposed to short, intermittent, and/or prolonged periods of sitting and/or standing in performance of job duties. 
  5. May be required to accomplish job duties using various types of equipment/supplies, to include but not limited to pens, pencils, calculators, computer keyboards, and telephones. 
  6. May be required to transport oneself to other campus offices, conference rooms and, on occasions, to off-campus sites to attend meetings, conferences, workshops, seminars, etc. 

 

Qualifications: 

  1. Must be an NSU student pursuing a graduate or terminal degree. Bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline from an accredited university must already be completed. 
  2. Must be extremely organized and detail-oriented. 
  3. Must have wise judgment to make good decisions and must represent the division with integrity. 
  4. Must be fun, creative, positive, helpful, student-oriented, friendly, and responsible. Must demonstrate a sense of job responsibility, initiative, energy, leadership, approachability, and maturity. 
  5. Must embrace and exemplify the core values of COUS/DOSA: responsiveness, initiative, production, involvement, and commitment. 
  6. Prefer someone with customer service experience and some level of supervisory experience either in a job or leadership position role. 
  7. Prefer someone with prior experience in academic support/student affairs in a college/university setting Familiarity with Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, and Publisher; Email Program; Internet and basic computer knowledge. 
  8. Ability to work independently and as a team. 
  9. Due to the GA responsibilities, no other job can be held concurrent with the GA appointment. 
  10. Must be able to lift twenty (20) pounds. 

 

Graduate Assistant for Office of Student Disability Services

Primary Purpose:    

This position is a graduate assistantship (GA) held by a masters level student enrolled in the M.S. in College Student Affairs program or by a doctoral level student preferably the Psy.D. Clinical Psychology program at Nova Southeastern University. The position will provide academic support services for incoming and registered students with disabilities and support the programs implemented by the Office of Student Disability Services. The GA’s primary responsibility is to offer student services support, educational programming, and campus resource connections for students and families. 

Essential Job Functions:

1. Answers incoming questions related to the Office of Student Disability Services.

2. Assists with the case management of all incoming and currently registered students for the Office of Student Disability Services with the Case Manager(s) and the Director.

3. Assists with the case management of all Verifications of Absences with federal work study student staff.

4. Assists with the case management of all Child Care Certification with federal work study student staff.

5. Maintains archival process of student files with federal work study student staff.

6. Plans and provides educational programs and awareness of inclusion and disability services through collaboration with other university resources.

7. Assists with the development of education programs on a community wide committee.

8. Acts a reader and/or scribe for students with federal work study student staff as needed.

9. Attends the Division of Student Affairs training programs; and other division programs as requested.

10. Completes necessary administrative duties including weekly, semester, and annual reports for the Office of Student Disability Services and appropriate documentation and paperwork for services provided.

11. Other duties as assigned.


Qualifications: 

1. Bachelor’s degree and currently enrolled in a graduate program, preferably, in the M.S. in College Student Affairs program or the Psy.D. Clinical Psychology program at Nova Southeastern University.

2. Must have strong interpersonal skills, resourcefulness.

3. Ability to work well in a team.

4. Available for occasional evening and weekend hours and programming.


 

Graduate Assistant for Regional Campus Programming

Primary Purpose:    

The Graduate Assistant for Regional Campus Programming will assist in the marketing, advertising, promotion, and programming/planning efforts of the Office of Regional Campus Student Aff airs as it relates to campus-wide events and initiatives. To unite the entire university student body, this Graduate Assistant will purposefully and strategically oversee the operations and management of the Student Advisory Board and serve as the advisor of the group. This Graduate Assistant will be located at one of the NSU Regional Campuses (Fort Myers, Jacksonville, Orlando, Miami, Palm Beach, or Tampa Bay).

Essential Job Functions:

  • Advise the Student Advisory Board in creating impactful social, service, personal and professional development events and programs open to the entire campus-community
  • Assist with the planning, organization, and implementation of campus-wide events and programs, including but not limited to Waves of Welcome, Homecoming Week, Dine and Learns, Family Fin Day, etc.
  • Encourage the participation and involvement of students and student leaders of all colleges and centers at the university-level
  • Promote positive coverage of NSU events, trends and activities and market university-wide events and programs to all the NSU Community
  • Collaborate with other members of the Division of Student Affairs, Campus Administration team and more in programs that promote student unity and awareness
  • Assist in the growth of student organizations at the regional campus by educating student leaders about sharkhub registration, on campus accounts, and other resources.
  • Serve as a supervisor to student workers employed by the Office of Regional Campus Student Affairs
  • Serve as primary contact for SharkHub trainings and create SharkHub re sourcesincluded by not limited to “How To’s”, FAQs and Training Videos.
  • Work closely with internal NSU constituents and external community partners to establish or maintain relationships for events.
  • Flexibility in work schedule, as needed.
  • Answer and respond to inquiries via phone, in person, and by mail in a timely and professional manner.
  • Act as an integral member of the Office of Regional Campuses, Student Affairs by offering support to all departmental initiatives, program and services.
  • Prepare and manage assessment and evaluation of events and meetings.
  • Attend, participate, and/or work functions as needed by the Division of Student Affairs.
  • Foster strong relationships and serve as a liaison with NSU administration, faculty and staff, and students. Act as a resource for all staff and students in regard to university questions.
  • Provide students with referrals to various resources off and on campus.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications: 

 

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline from an accredited university must already be completed
  • Must be positive, organized, helpful, student-centered, friendly, and responsible
  • Prefer someone with prior experience in Student Affairs/Services in a college/university setting (i.e. involvement in student activities, residential life, etc.)
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, and Publisher; Email Program; Internet and basic computer knowledge
  • Ability to work independently and as a team
  • May work nights and weekends
  • Must have a valid Driver’s License
  • Must be able to lift twenty-five (25) pounds

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