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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:

  • Ensure that all new organization registration submissions are turned in and filled by the four two weeks of classes 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.
  • 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 Winter Involvement Fair to showcase student organizations/departments during Winter Week of Welcome.
  • 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 the IOC Executive Board 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 to all Presidents, Treasurers, and Advisors and important notices regarding events/updates.
  • Responsible for 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.
  • Assist in ensuring that all Student Club and Organization related events are being assessed and tracked by student staff employees.
  • Act as an integral member of the Office of Campus Life and Student Engagement by offering support to all departmental initiatives, program and services.
  • 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 Fraternity and Sorority Life

Primary Purpose:

The Graduate Assistant for Fraternity and Sorority Life 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 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 are following inter/national guidelines on recruitment, expansion, risk management, etc.
  • Advisor to the Pi Rho Chapter of Order of Omega Chapter
  • Assist in the daily management/operation of three councils [Panhellenic Council (PC) Collegiate Fraternal Council (CFC) and Unified Greek Council (UGC) and any other future Greek governing council]
  • Maintain records and files on all Greek chapters and the three governing councils.  This includes grade reports at the end of each semester for each organization and submitting copies to the Director of Campus Life and 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 advisor 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.
  • Work with councils on recruitment and new membership intake.
  • Plan and coordinate Recruitment Guide (known as Rho Gamma) training. Ensure that Rho Gamma’s are familiar with the roles, rules, and recruitment techniques to facilitate an effective recruitment.
  • 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.
  • Meet with Chapter consultants as deemed appropriate.
  • Manage all aspects of the Greek Accreditation Program for Greek Organizations.
  • Plan and implement the Greek Leadership Awards every winter semester.
  • Organize and facilitate Greek Summit.
  • Plan and Coordinate Annual Greek Week along with OOO committee.
  • Attend Greek governing council meetings and events to ensure support and functionality.
  • 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.
  • 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 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 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 and Pan Student Government Association. This Graduate Assistant will purposefully and strategically help to improve the leadership capacities and organizational effectiveness of undergraduate and graduate student government associations.

Essential Job Functions:

  • General Consultation and Responsibilities: Act as the Graduate Advisor to Undergraduate SGA and assist with the operation of PanSGA as needed
  • Meet regularly with the leadership of USGA committees
  • Attend all weekly USGA and monthly PanSGA meetings
  • Assist those constituent PanSGA’s as needed in terms of their planning, resources available etc.
  • Maintain documentation and records as needed
  • Act as a resource for other organizational efforts as needed

Undergraduate Student Government Association

  • Assist the Director of Campus Life and 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, Friday Night Flights, and elections)
  • Assist USGA Campus Entertainment Director with Leadership Development in-services 
  • 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

Pan Student Government Association

  • Assist with the planning and logistics of the monthly PanSGA meetings
  • Assist the Vice President of Student Affairs and the Assistant Dean of Students with regular and as needed communication to PanSGA members
  • Attend and assist with selected PanSGA subcommittee meetings (i.e. Allocation, Professional Development Grants, and HPD Concerns)
  • 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.
  • Help facilitate leadership trainings or workshops
  • 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
  • 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 Student Engagement (FILLED)

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, Weeks of Welcome, Sharks on the Scene (S.O.S), Weekend Programming and Fins Football.
  • 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 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
  • Provide students with referrals to various resources off and on campus
  • Assist in budget management and contract negotiations
  • Facilitation of extra co-curricular activities and various workshop programs to promote personal and professional development
  • In charge of holding monthly engagement meetings and creating monthly engagement calendars
  • 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
  • Work in collaboration with the Graduate Assistant for Campus Programming to implement collaborative events with S.E.A. Board throughout weekend programming.
  • Serve as co-chair of CommunityFest
  • Serve as co-chair of Homecoming with Director of Campus Life and Student Engagement
  • Flexibility in work schedule, as needed
  • 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 Diversity Engagement (FILLED)

Primary Purpose:     

The Graduate Assistant for Diversity 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 primary responsibility is assist in the coordination of educational, cultural, and social programs that promote community engagement, multicultural education, leadership development and social justice education. This Graduate Assistant will serve as advisor for the Undergraduate Student Diversity Leadership 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, Weeks of Welcome, Sharks on the Scene (S.O.S), Weekend Programming and Fins Football.
  • Assist in the coordination of educational, cultural, and social programs that promote community engagement, multicultural education, leadership development, and social justice education
  • Facilitate trainings for students and student organizations on topics that foster an inclusive community that includes but not limited to race, ethnicity, gene, sexual orientation, class, nationality, disability, and religion.
  • Assists the Coordinator of DEI&B advise the undergraduate student diversity Leadership Council with efforts to arrange student led events, programs, workshops, and trainings.
  • Assists with logistical planning details for DEI&B programs and trainings, 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
  • Flexibility in work schedule, as needed
  • Performs assessments, current practices, and benchmarking of peer and aspirant institutions for trainings, programming, and awareness initiatives
  • 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
  • Answer and respond to inquiries via phone, in person, and by mail in a timely and professional manner
  • Provide students with referrals to various resources off and on campus
  • Assist in budget management and contract negotiations
  • 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.
  • 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. diversity initiatives, multicultural affairs, involvement in student activities, residential life, etc.)
  • Prefers someone with prior knowledge or experience in diversity or multicultural work, 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

Career Advisor

Primary Purpose:      

To assist students/alumni in planning for professional growth and creating successful career outcomes. To support NSU students and alumni in the implementation of successful career plans.

 Essential Job Functions:

  • Provide career advisement to students and alumni in need of assistance with: choosing or changing a career direction, identifying career goals, establishing a plan of action, writing a resume or cover letter, preparing for an interview, conducting a job search, and other issues related to career planning Establish a plan of action with the student/alumni working towards preparing for a successful career
  • Provide pre professional advisement to undergraduate, graduate students and alumni in need of assistance with: the planning, selection, and application process for professional [Health: Medical, Dental, and Law] school programs. Assist with the professional school search, application process and establishing a timeline for submittal. Collaborate with student in the creation of professional school correspondence material including; resume, cover letter, and personal statement development
  • Provide various assessments which students/alumni can take to identify their career interests, preferred work environments, and how to make decisions about career choices
  • Assist Office of Career Development in generating a reputation of excellence within the university by developing and maintaining relationships with students to help them be successful in their chosen career
  • Create, maintain, and deliver career development related programs, workshops, presentations, and classroom outreach
  • Research current trends and employers in program area as it pertains to employment outlook and other areas that effect career decisions

Essential Job Functions (Continued):

  • Develop career related handouts, presentations and programs on various aspects of the job search, career success, graduate school and others for dissemination on website, information tables, and other promotional events
  • Assist in the organization, implementation, and coordination of Career Development special events and programming
  • Aid with the compiling of data for Career Development surveys and reports
  • Participate in various departmental Student Affairs events and programs and staff development, as well as university events such as student orientations or open houses
  • Actively participate in weekly Career Development staff meetings
  • Aid Career team with special projects and duties as assigned
  • Maintain appropriate levels of confidentiality

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree and currently enrolled in a graduate program in College Student Affairs
  • Computer skills Microsoft Office Suite
  • Available for occasional evening and weekend hours and programming
  • Prefer candidates interested in exploring the field of career services or advisement
  • Strong interpersonal skills, resourcefulness, positive can do attitude and ability to work well in a team

Graduate Assistant for the Dual Admission Program

Primary Purpose:

This Graduate Assistant (GA) position for the Dual Admission Program 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 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 Description:

  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 database on students who interviewed for dual, containing all student identifiers, program of interest and interview results.
  4. Assist with preparation of Dual Admission student agreements, sending them out, collecting them, and logging them in. 
  5. Assist with planning and RSVP for dual admission information and transition sessions. 
  6. Assist with communication related to the dual admission student ambassador program. 
  7. Develop and implement a comprehensive communication plan for incoming dual admission students.     
  8. Assist with programs and events related to Presidential Scholars, Razor’s Edge, undergraduate commencement and convocation. 
  9. Promote and support all programs and initiatives within the College of Undergraduate Studies and the Division of Student Affairs.
  10. Assist other Graduate Assistants in COUS/DOSA when needed.
  11. 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.
  12. Other duties as assigned related to dual admission operation, services, programs, and/or events.

Marginal Job Functions:

  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 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 regards 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 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 International

Affairs and Razor’s Edge Global (FILLED)

Primary Purpose:            

The Graduate Assistant (GA) position for the Razor’s Edge Global (REG) 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 provide adjacent support, as necessary and as possible, to other initiatives within the Office of International Affairs. 

Essential Job Functions:

  • Serves as primary advisor for the Razor’s Edge Global program
    • Utilize intrusive advising to hold regular advising appointments and monitor/report on REG scholar academic and personal concerns
    • Track participation in Razor’s Edge Global requirements
  • Supports students in the design and delivery of their Community Impact Projects, Fundraising & Philanthropy Projects, and Global Engagement Projects.
  • Provides support and advising to Razor’s Edge Global committees to ensure each committee is able to successfully carry out all responsibilities:
    • International Education Week (IEW) Committee – Responsible for all aspects of planning, promoting, delivering and assessing IEW.
    • International Student Engagement (ISE) Committee – Responsible for serving as international student orientation leaders and providing ongoing programming to welcome, engage, and provide support to international students.
    • Kinship Committee – Oversees the REG mentorship program, plans the annual REG retreat and graduation parties, coordinates monthly Global Dialogues and other REG teambuilding opportunities.
    • Outreach & Support Committee – Provides marketing and behind-the-scenes support to REG and Shark Preview, collaborates with other RE programs and other university departments, offices, and organizations to foster relationships and promote REG.
  • Coordinates Shark Preview responsibilities for the Razor’s Edge Global 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 courses within the Razor’s Edge Global Engagement minor.
  • Plans, delivers and assesses Razor’s Edge Global 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 activities, overseeing the work of the IEW committee
  • Coordinates NSU’s participation in the Florida International Leadership Conference.
    • Recruits applicants and co-advisor, reviews applications and selects participants, coordinates pre-trip and post-trip meetings, and serves as primary advisor, traveling with group for weekend camp-based conference.

Related Job Functions:

  • Meet with Director once a week to coordinate tasks and activities for the week.
  • Attend OIA meetings, as needed.
  • Provide support to Sharks Abroad Peer Advising 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 College Student Affairs Program (FILLED)

Primary Purpose:    

Graduate Assistant will work directly with Faculty Lead to build a strong program foundation that includes: development of sustainable CSA enrollment strategies, collaboration with FCOE&SCJ recruitment team, strengthening relationships with first-year cohort, leadership role in the CSA Association, establishing themselves as a liaison between program office and DOSA/COUS, etc. Graduate Assistant will work with a variety of stakeholders to better support and strengthen the program through meaningful assessment, collaborative problem-solving, and a commitment to growth and learning.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Collaborate with Fischler recruitment team to assist with best practices in recruitment of first-year cohort, 
  • Coordinate all student activity with NASPA drive-in each fall,
  • Continuous review and revision as needed for alumni website connecting past graduates and current students to network affectively to the benefit of all,  
  • Serve as recording secretary for the College Student Affairs Association, providing administrative support to that student organization,
  • Coordinate student participation in mass per practice placement exchange, to maximize career opportunities for second year students.
  • 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
  • Provide students with referrals to various resources off and on campus
  • Assist in budget management and contract negotiations
  • Facilitation of extra co-curricular activities and various workshop programs to promote personal and professional development
  • Create and execute weekend events, when needed
  • 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
  • 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

 

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 (FILLED)

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 (FILLED)

Primary Purpose:     

The Graduate Assistant for Intramural Sports is a member of the Division of Student Affairs and is responsible for furthering the mission of the University Center.  This position is responsible for fostering the growth and development of recreational program opportunities in the areas of Intramural 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 accurately inventorying and ordering equipment, uniforms and supplies needed for all intramural sports programs.
  5. To coordinate and implement a comprehensive marketing plan to attract a diverse population of intramural sports participants.
  6. To collaborate with 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 Aquatics and Operations (FILLED)

Primary Purpose

The Graduate Assistant for Aquatics and Operations is a member of the Division of Student Affairs whose purpose is provide coordination, oversight, and support to aquatic facilities staff and related events and activities at all university swimming pools. This position will also assist, as needed, with supervision of the operations of the university’s main Recreational Complex.  

Essential Functions:

  1. To support the successful operation of swimming and diving practices and competitions held at the NSU Aquatic Center.  It is anticipated to host up to 20 competitions per year and multiple practices per day.
  2. To coordinate the needs of all users of NSU aquatic facilities to include academic and recreational scuba diving, visiting team swim trainings, club swim team practices and meets, club water polo teams and beyond.
  3. To be on-site at aquatic facilities during early mornings (5 a.m.), late nights (10 p.m.), weekends, and holidays as assigned or needed.
  4. To assist in the daily oversight of swimming pool operations to include recruitment, hiring, training, scheduling and supervision of up to thirty (30) part-time and student lifeguards and other assigned personnel. All potential hires must pass a lifeguard skills test.
  5. To assist with and lead aquatic in-service trainings on a monthly basis or as needed.
  6. To be able and available to act as a lifeguard as needed.
  7. To maintain aquatic records and reports in conjunction with industry and governmental standards.
  8. To teach aquatic related certification classes as needed.

 Marginal Job Functions:

  1. To attend all departmental meetings and division meetings as needed.
  2. To aid on the operational side of the Recreation Complex as needed.
  3. To provide facility coverage when either facility attendants or lifeguards are unable to come to work (including on weekends). Being ‘on call’ as needed.
  4. To do other relevant duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Bachelor’s degree from an accredited College or University in a related field.
  2. Acceptance into an NSU Academic Graduate program; preferably College Student Affairs.
  3. To hold a current CPR certification for infants, children, and adults.
  4. To hold a current lifeguard training certification.
  5. To hold, or be able to obtain within 30 days, a Lifeguard Instructor certification.

Graduate Assistant, Assistant Area Coordinator

Primary Purpose:       

The Assistant Area Coordinator (AAC) position within the Office of Residential Life and Housing is a 20 hour a week position intended for a graduate student.  The AAC’s primary responsibility is supervision of the community development of a residential area housing approximately 180-608 residents; assisting with the supervision a staff of 5-16 Resident Assistants and assisting in the implementation of goals and objectives set forth by the Office of Residential Life and Housing.

Primary Responsibilities:

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

  • Encourage, assist, and advise Resident Assistants in the development of their community development, including active and passive programming and the FINS model
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Supervise and evaluate Front Office Staff including Front Office Assistants and Supervisors
  • Oversee hall front office staffing including scheduling, leading staff meetings, administrative paperwork and staff development
  • Collaborate with the Associate Director of Housing in the selection, training and evaluation of front office staff
  • Provides support, resources and direction to staff.
  • Maintains meaningful and consistent contact with each staff member.
  • Share your perception of each individual Resident Assistant and of his/her work by offering positive feedback and constructive criticism when appropriate.

EDUCATIONAL DISCIPLINE

  • Encourage self-discipline, self-government, and respect for individual rights among residents; encourage individual assertiveness.
  • Clearly communicates Residential Life policy to staff and residents.
  • When necessary, assists RAs in confronting residents who violate policies.
  • Conducts disciplinary hearings and applies sanctions when such action is appropriate.
  • Refers cases to the Area Coordinator, Associate Director of Residential Life or Director of Residential Life and Housing when necessary.

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.

DEPARTMENTAL COMMUNICATION AND DECISION-MAKING

  • Participates in regular meetings with the Area Coordinator and occasional meetings with the Associate Director for Residential Life, the Director of Residential Life and Housing and other residential life and housing and student affairs staff members.
  • Assists the Area Coordinator with facilitating weekly area staff meetings.
  • Attends bi-weekly Senior Staff meetings.
  • Serves on and chairs Residential Life committees assigned by the Associate Directors and Director of Residential Life and Housing.

ADMINISTRATION

  • 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 check-in, check-out of all residents and coordinates/cooperates with the Associate Director of Housing and Director of Residential Life and Housing on all tasks related to the assignment of rooms.

STAFF SELECTION

  • Participates in all phases of the Residential Life selection processes including leading a selection team.
  • Makes recommendations for staff assignments to the different areas.

COUNSELING

  • Provides developmental and crisis counseling as well as other support services to residents as needed.
  • Maintains current knowledge of campus and community services and resources.
  • Makes referrals when appropriate.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Weekend and evening duties.
  • Emergency response.
  • Maintains a high level of visibility by making every effort to get to know residents in the area and attending resident and staff activities.
  • Is available in the area to attend to informal and unscheduled responsibilities.
  • Assumes Residential Life “On-Duty” responsibilities with other staff such that someone is on duty every week.
  • Works with summer conferences and summer school programs.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Office of Residential Life.
  • Establishes and maintains operational relationships with University departments.
  • Researches specific topics upon request of the Director and/or Associate Director of Residential Life.

Supervision:

            Supervision will take place in weekly meetings with the Area Coordinator and occasional meetings with the Assistant Director of Residential Life and Director of Residential Life.  He/she will attend the weekly Residential Life senior staff meeting as well as meet as needed with the Area Coordinator, Director Staff, and Dean of Student Affairs Staff.

Ongoing Training:

            The GA would seek out ongoing training opportunities such as conferences and seminars to learn how to further the position at Nova Southeastern University and to provide personal and professional development.

Qualifications:

  • The abilities and qualities that are essential to this position are:
  • 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 and eat in the university dining facilities.
  • 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 Housing Operations

Position Summary:

The Graduate Assistant of Housing Operations is 20 hour per week position within the Office of Residential Life and Housing that is responsible for assisting the Assistant Director of Housing Operations in managing business and facilities operations within the department. This includes, but is not limited to, coordinating move-in/closing, routine maintenance and work order follow-ups, summer camps and conferences, summer housing assistant recruitment, and off-campus housing.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Assist the Assistant Director of Housing Operations with the operational and administrative functions of the department, including monthly key inventories, access card audits, hurricane and emergency evacuation preparation, and miscellaneous reports
  • Assist in coordinating the check-in and check-out procedures for over 2000 residents living on-campus throughout the academic year; Oversee the collection and organization of Room Assessment Forms and required Emergency documents for on-campus residents
  • Establish and maintain a tracking system for work order and maintenance requests submitted to Facilities and/or the Physical Plant Department for all residential communities
  • Oversee routine Health and Safety Inspections for the Office of Residential Life and Housing and compile an inspection summary for department leadership and hall staff.
  • Coordinate housing arrangements for up to 200 weekly Shark Preview guests, including, but not limited to: the delivery, placement, and collection of cots, bedding, and toiletries, weekly room inspections, and key administration
  • Act as a coordinator for the Assistant Director of Housing Operations for the scheduling and implementation of summer camps and conferences
  • 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; sponsorships and participation in the Off Campus Housing Fairs and Off Campus 101 website
  • Update and maintain departmental Operations calendar with scheduled custodial services, building enhancements or renovations, routine maintenance, etc.
  • Coordinate the process for recruitment and selection of twenty-five Summer Housing Assistants, including development and maintenance of all application materials, training of staff on interview processes, coordination of correspondence to candidates, and marketing
  • Work with Assistant Area Coordinators to manage storage inventory within residence halls and around residential communities
  • Submit routine reports and conduct research, assessments, or benchmarks for the Assistant Director of Housing Operations on the services being provided, facilities trends, and other topics as directed
  • Present information sessions to prospective students and their parents, current students, and/or Resident Assistants on an array of topics including, but not limited to: on-campus and off-campus housing options, check-out/closing procedures, and facilities-related matters
  • Serve as a resource and referral agent for NSU students residing off campus at properties advertised in the Off-Campus Housing Guide
  • Other duties as assigned

Professional Development Opportunities

  • While not mandated in this role, the GA for Housing Operations will have the ability to serve as part of a week-long, rotating crisis response team along with the other graduate assistants of the department.
  • Additionally, opportunities can be made available for this role to serve as a judicial conduct officer within the office.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Should be a full-time (per terms of program) graduate student enrolled at 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, facilities, or business operations 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 Student Staff Development and Resident Academic Initiatives

Position Summary:

The Training and Development position within the Office of Residential Life is a 12-month 20 hour a week position intended for a graduate student. The GA reports to the Associate Director of Residential Life. The GA’s primary responsibility is assist in the coordination of student staff training and development as well as coordination of academic outreach initiatives for the Office of Residential Life and Housing.

Essential Job Functions:
  • In conjunction with Residential Life Senior Staff Team, coordinate student staff training to include fall training, spring training and in-services. This is inclusive of the development of materials, coordination of presenters and facilities, and dispersion of marketing to staff.
  • Coordinate the process for recruitment and selection of Resident Assistants including development and maintenance of all application materials, training of staff on interview processes, coordination of correspondence to candidates, and marketing.
  • Assist in the management of residential academic outreach initiatives in connection with the Office of Testing and Tutoring Services, Office of Student Success, and the Office of Career Development.
  • Assist the Associate Director with the student staff evaluation process and the compilation of data with the Office of Administrative Services and Marketing
  • Assume Residential Life Senior Staff “On-Duty” responsibilities with other staff such that someone is on duty every week to provide emergency and policy enforcement support to the RAs on duty.
  • Researches specific topics upon request of the Associate Director of Residential Life.
  • Maintains a high level of visibility by making every effort to get to know residents in the residence halls and attending resident and staff activities.
  • Is available to attend to informal and unscheduled responsibilities.
  • Performs assessments current practices and benchmarking of peer and aspirant institutions for Resident Assistant recruitment, programming, and departmental branding.
  • Supervision will take place in weekly meetings with the Associate Director of Residential Life and Housing. He/she will attend the weekly Residential Life and Housing senior staff meetings. He or she will also meet as needed with the Area Coordinators, Associate Director for Housing, and Director of Residential Life and Housing.

Minimum Qualifications

The abilities and qualities that are essential to this position are:

  • 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 and eat in the university dining facilities.
  • Due to the GA responsibilities, no other job can be held concurrent with the GA appointment.
  • Reappointment is based on exemplary performance.

GA for Student Disability Services

Primary Purpose:    

This position is a graduate assistantship (GA) held by a masters or doctoral student preferably enrolled in the M.S. in College Student Affairs program or the Psy.D. Clinical Psychology program or in the M.S. or Ph.D. in Family Therapy 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 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 or in the M.S. or Ph.D. in Family Therapy 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 leadership and Civic Engagement Initiatives (FILLED)

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 leadership and civic engagement to aid both positional and non-positional student leaders in these areas.  Day-to-day responsibilities include ongoing coaching with student leaders as well as event planning and conference development of specific initiatives outlined below.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Plan, implement, and access the Office of Student Leadership and Civic Engagement initiatives focusing on, civic and voter engagement, community development, and leadership recognition with a focus on undergraduate students.
    • Co-lead the development, promotion, organization, and implementation of the annual NSU Leadership Conference Week and advise student conference committee.
    • Coordinate, develop criteria, and plan campus wide recognition event for undergraduate student leaders.
    • Develop and implement ongoing civic and voter engagement and education.
  • Advise President’s 64 including facilitating student selection, planning, and facilitating fall training, ongoing leadership opportunities, tracking required hours, and managing member’s attendance.
  • 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 the selection, training, and evaluation of front office staff.
    • Oversee front office staffing including scheduling, leading staff meetings, administrative paperwork, and staff development.
    • Provides support, resources, and direction to staff.
  • 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 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 Razor’s Edge Leadership Development (FILLED)

Primary Purpose:            

The Graduate Assistant for Razor’s Edge Leadership Development will provide direct support to the Razor’s Edge Leadership Scholarship program and initiatives within the Office of Student Leadership & Civic Engagement. The primary responsibility of the Graduate Assistant is to improve the leadership capacity for those students enrolled in the Razor’s Edge Leadership Scholarship program and 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 and service committee 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.
    • Co-lead the development, promotion, organization, and implementation of the annual NSU Leadership Conference Week and advise student conference committee.
    • Work with the Assistant Director of Student Leadership and Civic Engagement and the REL Service committee in the planning and implementation of monthly service events for undergraduate students.
    • Assist in coordination of all-program Razor’s Edge Awards Ceremony at end of academic year.
  • Track and assess student participant co-curricular responsibilities not limited to, attendance, program requirements, participation, and 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 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.
  • Conduct one on one mentor meetings with student participants annually.
  • 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 a graduate professional program at NSU. (With emphasis in College Student Affairs preferred).
  • 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 Title IX (FILLED)


Primary Purpose:
Supports University’s efforts to prevent and respond to sexual misconduct by assisting the NSU Title IX Team with various aspects of Title IX compliance and sexual misconduct prevention. Serve as co-advisor to the NSU Peer Educator program. Special projects may also be determined based on departmental need and individual interests. Responsibilities are expected to be completed within 20 hours/week.

Reports To: Deputy Title IX Coordinator & Sr. Title IX investigator


Essential Job Functions:


Compliance
• Gains information about Title IX compliance and incorporates into interactions with students as appropriate.
• Assists with hearings and investigations as needed.
• Conducts research at the direction of the Title IX team on subjects critical to Title IX compliance.
Facilitation
• Facilitates trainings for students and student organizations on topics related to healthy relationships, interpersonal/intimate partner violence, consent, and bystander intervention.
• Assists with logistical planning details for Title IX programs and trainings, such as scheduling, responding to requests for trainings, and coordination of on-site needs.
Programming
• Assists in the planning and implementation of Title IX-related prevention programming, to include monthly awareness campaigns and large-scale initiatives like Sexual Assault Awareness Month.
• Researches new approaches for programming and assists with evaluating effectiveness of events.
Advising & Student Engagement
• Assists the Deputy Title IX Coordinator in advising the NSU Peer Educators.
• Assists with informal responses to Title IX related concerns.
• Provides feedback to the Title IX team regarding the relevancy of programs for incoming students, including appropriate infusion of technology and pop culture.
Administrative Support
• Provides general administrative support to NSU Title IX staff.
• Provides technical support during Title IX hearings.
• Assists with office marketing and web presences, including supporting website development for the NSU Title IX Team and maintaining a social media presence for the NSU Peer Educators.
• Other duties as assigned.

Required Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:
• Willingness to work with diverse populations, faculty, staff, and students.
• Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills.
• Ability to work collaboratively with a team of professionals working in other departments and divisions across the university.
• Strong organizational skills.
• Ability to work independently and take initiative.
• Ability to maintain an appropriate degree of confidentiality and privacy of information.
• Ability to establish a positive climate for Title IX compliance efforts.


Required Education:
• A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution of higher education before start date.
• Enrollment in a graduate or post-bachelors’ program at Nova Southeastern University.
• Experience working with topics of a sensitive nature.


Prefered Qualifications:
• Experience working with diverse populations.
• Enrollment in the College Student Affairs graduate program or Shepard Broad Law School at Nova Southeastern University.
• Knowledge or experience in interpersonal violence prevention or response work, public health, psychology, counseling, or communication/training facilitation.

GA for Supplemental Instruction (SI) and Razor’s Edge Shark Teach Programs

Primary Purpose:

This Graduate Assistant (GA) position for Supplemental Instruction (SI) and Razor’s Edge Shark Teach Programs reports to the Director of Tutoring and Testing and supports the mission of the College of Undergraduate Studies and the Division of Student Affairs. This position will assist with recruitment, selection, training, and oversight of SI leaders and Shark Teach program participants. In addition, this position will oversee and coordinate Shark Preview representation and Shark Teach co-curricular requirements. Primary duties will include assistance with key aspects of the supplemental instruction program, weekly oversight of Shark Teach students, coordination of monthly conclave meetings, as well as assisting with management of data collection, assessment and documentation for both programs.

 Essential Job Description:

  1. Assist TTC administrators with all projects and areas of responsibility related to the oversight of both the Razor’s Edge Shark Teach Scholars Program and the Supplemental Instruction (SI) program, as well as other TTC academic support initiatives and services.
  2. Assist TTC administrators with SI leader and Shark Teach program recruitment, selection, training and supervision. This position will work directly with approximately 55 Shark Teach Scholars and assist with oversight of SI leaders.
  3. Maintain data on Shark Teach student participation and compliance with scholarship requirements.
  4. Assist in maintaining the TTC/SI and RE-Teach websites, develop promotional materials and coordinate events for both programs.
  5. Promote and support all programs and initiatives within the College of Undergraduate Studies and the Division of Student Affairs.
  6. Assist other Graduate Assistants in COUS/DOSA when needed.
  7. 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.
  8. Other duties as assigned related to TTC/COUS/DOSA operation, services, programs, and/or events.

Marginal Job Functions:

  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 COUS/DOSA.
  4. Continually communicate with the Associate 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 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 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 Undergraduate Admissions

Primary Purpose:    

The Graduate Assistant for 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 creates 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 Razor’s Edge Shark Talent Scholars Program

Primary Purpose:      

The Graduate Assistant (GA) will assist the Chair, Coordinators, and students in the operation of the Razor’s Edge Shark Talent Scholars (STP) program as it seeks to engage the unengaged within the NSU Community. Primary responsibilities include assisting in leadership, coordination, and management of the STP program as well as providing support for day-to-day operations including recruiting, ongoing coaching and communication with students in the program. 

Essential Job Functions:

  • Work extensively with Razor’s Edge STP leadership and students to develop and implement or integrate into activities/events which will engage the campus community.
  • Meet one-on-one with students, as needed, to provide mentoring and guidance.
  • Assist with the recruitment, screening, communications to/from, and tracking of all Razor’s Edge STP applicants/students/parents as well as potential DPVA students.
  • Oversee organization and logistics of the Shark Preview Weekends and coordinate with other NSU professionals regarding Razor’s Edge STP applicants/students.
  • Assist leadership in the organization, implementation, communications, logistics, and coordination of integrating the STP into the DPVA Performing and Visual Arts season and other programs as needed.
  • Attend and provide support and leadership to Razor’s Edge STP students during summer orientation, the Razor’s Edge Challenge, and STP orientation.
  • Assist in planning and coordinating the Razor’s Edge STP retreat(s) and conclaves as well as attending these events.
  • Assist with the selection and training of students within the Razor’s Edge STP for leadership roles within STP and in the NSU Community.
  • Supervise and assess student attendance and performance at events.
  • Create and/or assist with the development of marketing materials for all STP programs and events.
  • Maintain the Razor’s Edge STP website, Facebook page or other social media sites.
  • Provide organizational coaching as part of the overall student organization consulting team with responsibilities including:
    • Meet regularly with the STP leadership.
    • Attend organizational meetings as appropriate.
    • Assist students in developing clear mission and vision statements.
    • Advise student leaders in identifying measurable and realistic goals.
    • Assist with developing organizational standards for active membership
  • Ensure that all Razor’s Edge STP materials and resources are up-to-date and available in a timely manner.
  • Coordinate and secure room assignments, needed equipment, and other logistical matters for all Razor’s Edge STP activities.
  • Continually communicate with the STP leadership about projects, events, responsibilities, and concerns. Seek guidance, support and help, as needed.
  • Conduct presentations promoting the Razor’s Edge STP, as needed.

Required Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:

  • Must have familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, and Power Point); Publisher; Email Program; Internet; and, various social media platforms.
  • Must be creative, positive, organized, helpful, student-centered, friendly, responsible, culturally sensitive, and have a good sense of humor.
  • Must have the ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written communication.
  • Must have strong interpersonal communication skills, resourcefulness, and ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Must have good judgment to make solid decisions, and must represent the Razor’s Edge STP with integrity.
  • Must be extremely well organized and detail-oriented.
  • Must demonstrate a sense of job responsibility, initiative, energy, leadership, approachability and maturity.
  • Must be willing to work 25-30 hours per week, more or less, as needed, and must be flexible with work schedule including being able to work days, evenings and weekends, as needed.

Required Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university.
  • Enrolled in a graduate or professional degree program at NSU.

Required Experience:

  • Prior experience in student leadership or student activities.
  • Proven high academic performance and successful participation in campus co-curricular and extracurricular activities.

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