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Graduate Assistant, Brotherhood Scholars

Eastern Michigan University
Michigan, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Apr 20, 2024

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Title: Graduate Assistant, Brotherhood Scholars

Employee Classification: GS - Graduate Student - Stipend

Pay Grade: GS 00

Division: Chief Diversity Officer

Department: Office of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Campus Location: Main Campus

General Summary

The Brotherhood (Helping Others Obtain Degrees) Scholars Program is a first-year student experience designed to increase retention and graduation rates for students who identify as Men at Eastern Michigan University. Through collaborative university partnerships, the Brotherhood Scholars Program guides students in their transition to college by providing a residential community, designated courses, dialogues, membership, and workshops. Dedicated staff leads and facilitates programming centered around three key developmental areas: academic, human, and socio-cultural. Brotherhood Scholar students are connected to staff, faculty, alumni, and community members to provide a network of support along their collegiate journey.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • Meet regularly with program participants to review academic progress and overall well-being/development.
  • Assess, track, and document the academic progress of program participants
  • Develop and lead/facilitate programs and workshops focused on academic, human, and socio-cultural development
  • Communicate and meet with various campus and community partners
  • Assist in the recruiting process for prospective program participants
  • Manage and update social media accounts (Facebook, Instagram, etc.)
  • Attend and participate in campus initiatives.
  • Additional projects related to student engagement as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:

Enrolled in one of the following programs of study: Educational Leadership, Psychology, Social Work, Higher Education/Student Affairs (HESA) or a related field

One or more years of experience working with first-year students and/or students of color

Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Access, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook) and

other computer applications

Proficient in Social Media targeting and communication

Ability to develop, promote, coordinate, and schedule regularly occurring programs

Experience developing marketing materials such as flyers, brochures, and social media postings

Capable of expanding existing experiences and learning new tools to enhance skills

Ability to work nights and weekends as needed

Strong organizational skills

Strong communication skills, both written and verbal

Ability to be flexible and handle ambiguity

Ability to effectively manage time and meet deadlines

Ability to work independently and as part of a team

Ability to work well with others

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