HESA Graduate Assistantships

Find your wings at KSU! Applications for Kennesaw State University’s trailblazing Masters of Education in Educational Leadership with a Higher Education and Student Affairs (HESA) concentration program are now open, and we are pleased to partner with that program to offer Graduate Assistantships in Student Affairs and related departments.

Kennesaw State University is located in the heart of Georgia and is a short drive down the road from Atlanta. Atlanta is home to many award-winning institutions and can provide a unique lifestyle for young professionals. Although living near Atlanta is a huge perk, the best thing about obtaining our assistantships is that your tuition will be covered, and you will be provided with a $12,000 stipend for the year. Our program provides a variety of functional areas for you to gain leadership experience and to help you reach your professional goals. 

  • To learn more about the Masters of Education in Educational Leadership with a Higher Education and Student Affairs (HESA) program, please visit the Bagwell College of Education.
  • To questions, comments, or concerns about the Graduate Assistantship program please contact Dr. Cara Ray at cray63@kennesaw.edu

Current Graduate Assistantships by Functional Area

  • Graduate Assistant, Career Preparation Lab Position

    Under supervision of the Director of Career Advising, the Graduate Assistant will:  

    • Assists students in tailoring their resumes and cover letters to specific job postings
    • Strategize with leadership on promoting the use and knowledge of the Career Preparation Lab
    • Participates in office events including but not limited to Student Professional Development Conference, Senior Cookout, all Job and Internship Fairs, workshops and more
    • Works collaboratively with Career and Internship Advisors to understand when to refer students to an advisor when appropriate
    • Works closely with the Employer Relations team in Career Planning and Development to understand industry expectations
    • Attend DCPD staff meetings

    Learning Objectives and Focus Areas

    • Gain experience in advising students and applying student development theory.
    • Develop an understanding of career services work and best practices.    
    • Identify current employment trends and how this impacts the job search process for students.  

    Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

    • Strong interpersonal and written communication skills  
    • Attention to detail
    • Positive willingness to assist students on their career journey
    • Critical thinking, problem solving, and willingness to learn  
    • Passionate about creating a welcoming and inclusive environment for all students
    • Available during operating business hours (8AM-5PM)  
    • Ability to utilize computer software and programs, specifically Microsoft Word and Handshake 
  • Graduate Assistant – Cultural and Community Centers  

    The Graduate Research Assistant (GRA) for the Cultural and Community Centers (CCC) Department will serve as a vital member of a dynamic team of professional staff and students. This position will work within the Cultural and Community Centers to promote student engagement and sense of belonging for diverse populations of students.  

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    • Assist in the execution of Cultural and Community Center Initiatives
    • Facilitate educational programs and aid in management of program requests
    • Serve as support staff to departmental programs, trainings and initiatives
    • Assist with the research and benchmarking of educational workshops and program development that positively impacts the retention, progression, and graduation of underrepresented students.
    • Supervise undergraduate intern(s) and/or Cultural Council Program members, when applicable    
    • Attend weekly staff meetings and student organization events  
    • Provide training to departments and student groups on culturally relevant knowledge and skills to increase student’s connection to campus and resources
    • Facilitate collaborations with campus and community partners to provide programs and services that increase student’s practical and professional skills. For example, financial literacy, resume writing, career fair preparation, study skills, etc. 
    • Coordinate other programs and duties as determined  

    Learning Outcomes and Focus Areas

    • GA will gain experience in advising international student populations and programs and promoting an inclusive campus environment.
    • GA will gain knowledge of local, national and global cultural trends.
    • GA will gain cross-cultural competency and communication skills.
    • GA will gain advising, facilitation and training skills.
    • GA will gain extensive program and event planning skills for diverse communities.  
    • GA will gain experience in navigating and working with diverse communities.
    • GA will gain supervision and advising experience for student leaders.
    • GA will gain experience in advising student leaders and multiple student organizations.
    • GA will gain experience in supporting students from diverse backgrounds and promoting an inclusive campus environment.  
    • GA will gain knowledge on assessment of learning for programs and workshops.
    • GA will gain experience collaborating with other departments on campus.
    • GA will gain verbal and written communication skills.
    • GA will gain an understanding of the student affairs profession.
    • GA will gain experience in working with a team of professional staff, fellow GA’s and student workers in a fast-paced environment.
    • GA will gain experience working with committees and teams. 
  • Graduate Assistant –Center for Young Adult Addiction and Recovery

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    • Review each of the functional aspects of the CYAAR to gain a basic understanding of the CYAAR’s operations
    • Work closely with the Collegiate Recovery Program Manager (CRPM) and other CYAAR staff to review seminar curriculum
    • Identify at least one curriculum component to evaluate and will complete evaluation during course of assistantship
    • Shadow CRPM during academic advising sessions to develop an understanding of recovery-informed academic advising
    • Work with the Alcohol and Other Drug Prevention Education Coordinator to develop a learning outcomes assessment for at least one alcohol and other drug prevention event
    • Plan, implement, and evaluate at least one community-building event for the Collegiate Recovery Program.

    Learning Outcomes and Focus Areas

    • Program Development
    • Program Assessment and Evaluation
    • Academic Advising
    • Operations and Organization 
  • Graduate Assistant- Department of Fraternity and Sorority Life

    This individual reports to the Assistant Director for Fraternity and Sorority Life (FSL). The Graduate Assistant assists in the development and implementation of services and programs that support the day-to-day coordination of the fraternity and sorority community. This position includes advisement, mentorship, community development, program planning, student leadership development and other duties congruent with fulfilling the mission and vision of the Department of Fraternity and Sorority Life at Kennesaw State University.

    The Department of Fraternity and Sorority Life is committed to preparing Graduate Assistants for a career in Student Affairs and has aligned the duties of this position with the Core Competencies for the fraternity/sorority advising profession as developed by the Association of Fraternity/Sorority Advisors (AFA).

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    • Governance:  
      • Co-advise at least one governing council (i.e., College Panhellenic Council, Interfraternity Council, Multicultural Greek Council, and National Pan-Hellenic Council) and/or auxiliary group(s) (i.e., Order of Omega and Greek Programming Board) and attend meetings and events, as appropriate  
      • Advise organizations on issues such as academic achievement, chapter operations, officer transition, community relations, programming, and policy compliance  
    • Fraternity/Sorority Systems & Navigating Complexity:  
      • Communicate regularly with student leaders and encourage responsible decision making and attention to mental health related concerns
      • Provide advising support for councils and groups that promote self-governance and community development
    • Student Learning:  
      • Teach student leaders and facilitate educational programs on leadership, risk management, and member development  
      • Implement practical application of student development and organizational theories to support, educate, and engage members of fraternities and sororities
    • Collaborating with Stakeholders:  
      • Communicate with inter/national headquarters staff and alumni/ae advisors, as needed  
      • Serve on university committees and establish relationships with university departments and external partners  
    • Program Administration:  
      • Contribute to department programs  
      • Plan all Leadership Team (organization presidents and governing council executive board members) monthly meetings
      • Assist in planning, scheduling, and implementing the Greek Leadership Retreat.
      • Attend FSL staff meetings and meet regularly with supervisor
    • Driving Results, Vision and Purpose; and Operating Strategically:  
      • Update and maintain FSL website and social media platforms
      • Demonstrate an interest in the fraternal movement by conducting research, analyzing national trends, and maintaining an awareness of how current issues impact the undergraduate experience  
      • Compile reports and assist with assessment and evaluation of department programs  
    • Working across Differences:  
      • Assist with the development of new programs and resources that provide opportunities for all members of fraternities and sororities  
      • Develop programs and initiatives that enhance understanding and appreciation of diversity and equity  
  • Graduate Residence Director – Conduct/Operations

    The Graduate Residence Director for Conduct and Operations (RD) at Kennesaw State University is a graduate, 10 month; live-in staff member of the Department of Housing and Residence Life. The RD position is a 20 hour per week position and will work alongside professional staff to provide support in the student conduct area and improve processes to increase the efficiency of Residence Life. The RD position requires a strong work ethic, a positive attitude and enthusiasm for the residential experience on a college campus.  

    Responsibilities include:

    • Administration
      • Execute various administrative functions, including but not limited to: collaborate with Director of Residence Life to ensure accurate reporting from Housing and Residence Life for the annual university report
      • Oversee the residential conduct processes in conjunction with the Student Conduct and Academic Integrity Office
      • Provide quality customer service for both internal and external stakeholders
    • Residence Education
      • Promote an environment that supports the department’s, division’s and the university’s mission, vision, values, and goals
      • Assist residents with various issues related to on-campus living (roommate conflicts, conduct, etc.)
      • Serve as a conduct hearing officer as needed
    • Process Improvement  
      • Review and edit processes within the Residence Life software system (i.e., eRezLife) to increase the efficiency of the department
      • Troubleshoot and mediate issues with the software system  
      • Assist the Associate Director of Operations and Student Success in reviewing and updating standard operating procedures of the department
    • Safety, Security & Crisis Management
      • Respond to emergencies utilizing institutional and departmental guidelines
      • Provide leadership during crises in the residence halls and on the campus at large as needed
      • Participate in rotating on-call system  
      • Collaborate with other campus departments such as Public Safety, Student Health Services, etc. in the case of an emergency

    Preferred Qualifications include:  

    • Bachelor’s degree
    • Experience in Housing and Residence Life  

    Minimum Qualifications include:  

    • Bachelor’s degree  
    • Student Leadership Experience 

    Compensation includes a stipend, tuition waiver, on-campus housing accommodations with utilities (may be shared with another graduate student), and a meal plan.   


    Graduate Residence Director - LLV

    The Graduate Residence Director (RD) at Kennesaw State University is a graduate, 10 month; live-in staff member of the Department of Housing and Residence Life. The RD GA position is a 20 hour per week position. The RD will work alongside professional staff to create a residential experience for our living-learning villages. In conjunction with professional staff, they will coordinate the administration of our living-learning villages with responsibilities, including but not limited to: developing, implementing, and assessing initiatives for living-learning villages (LLVs); developing promotional materials and website content for LLVs; serving in the on-call rotation; and other administrative and departmental responsibilities. The RD position requires a strong work ethic, a positive attitude and enthusiasm for the residential experience on a college campus. This position includes after-hours time commitments that are congruent with the traditional residence life philosophies of a live-in role.  

    Responsibilities include:

    • Living Learning Partnerships
      • Assist with development, planning, and implementation efforts for Living Learning Villages (LLVs)  
      • Review and assess learning outcomes associated with LLVs
      • Develop promotional materials and website content for LLVs
      • Benchmark LLVs with other living learning programs
      • Assess the needs of Kennesaw State University students to determine needed LLVs
      • Assist in the coordination of an institution-wide LLV model with First Generation students  
    • Administration  
      • Execute various administrative functions including but not limited to: assessment reports, purchasing, holding office hours, paperwork, and budget tracking
      • Demonstrate ethical and fiscal decision making as it relates to department resources
      • Provide quality customer service for both internal and external stakeholders 
    • Safety, Security & Crisis ManagementRespond to emergencies utilizing institutional and departmental guidelines
      • Provide leadership during crises in the residence halls and on the campus at large as needed
      • Participate in rotating on-call system 
      • Collaborate with other campus departments such as Public Safety, Student Health Services, etc. in the case of an emergency

    Preferred Qualifications include:  

    • Bachelor’s degree
    • Experience in Housing and Residence Life  

    Minimum Qualifications include:  

    • Bachelor’s degree  
    • Student Leadership Experience

    Compensation includes a stipend, tuition waiver, on-campus housing accommodations with utilities (may be shared with another graduate student), and a meal plan.   


    Graduate Residence Director - RHA

    The Graduate Residence Director (RD) at Kennesaw State University is a graduate, 10 month; live-in staff member of the Department of Housing and Residence Life. The RD GA position is a 20 hour per week position. The RD will work alongside professional staff to provide developmental opportunities for the residential population at Kennesaw State University. Specific duties include: advising the Residence Hall Association (RHA) members; creating and implementing student leadership trainings; overseeing RHA budget; support residential education initiatives; coordinating student staff recognition; serving in the on-call rotation; and performing other duties as assigned. The RD position requires a strong work ethic, a positive attitude and enthusiasm for the residential experience on a college campus. This position includes after-hours time commitments that are congruent with the traditional residence life philosophies of a live-in role.

    Responsibilities include:  

    • Advising and Training
      • Serve as the primary advisor to Residence Hall Association (RHA)  
      • Design and coordinate RHA officer training and development
      • Assist RHA with development and program implementation
      • Promote engagement between RHA and Resident Assistants
      • Support campus leadership initiatives through internal and external partnerships
      • Meet and advise individual students as needed
    • Residential Education Support
      • Assist with the implementation of the residential experience model
      • Review assessment data to identify areas of improvement related to student success
      • Additional responsibilities as directed by supervisor
    • Administrative Responsibilities
      • Coordinate logistical details for RHA initiatives 
        Oversee RHA budget through accurate recordkeeping and approving expenditures
      • Coordinate student staff recognition initiatives
      • Represent Housing and Residence Life at key campus events and initiatives as directed and approved by supervisor
      • Serve on departmental and divisional committees as needed
      • Perform related duties as assigned   
    • Safety, Security & Crisis Management
      • Respond to emergencies utilizing institutional and departmental guidelinesProvide leadership during crises in the residence halls and on the campus at large as needed
      • Participate in rotating on-call system
      • Collaborate with other campus departments such as Public Safety, Student Health Services, etc. in the case of an emergency

    Preferred Qualifications include:  

    • Bachelor’s degree
    • Experience in Housing and Residence Life  

    Minimum Qualifications include:  

    • Bachelor’s degree 
    • Student Leadership Experience

    Compensation includes a stipend, tuition waiver, on-campus housing accommodations with utilities (may be shared with another graduate student), and a meal plan.   

  • Graduate Assistant – Marietta Leadership Hub

    Leadership is the intentional process of working together to create positive change.  This change may be as small as an interaction between two people or as large as the creation of new technology.  College students learn the art of leadership through their many interactions in class, clubs, and other encounters.  Leadership Educators in The Leadership Hub use these experiences to connect students with leadership knowledge, skills, and attitudes that they will use throughout their lifetime. Focus is on self-discovery, developing talent, and creating impact.

    Supervised by the Coordinator of Leadership Development, the Graduate Assistant for the Marietta Leadership Hub will develop and implement an advanced leadership group for students engaged at the KSU Marietta campus.  This position will assist with curriculum development, oversee student recruitment, individual leadership coaching, small group coaching, workshop facilitation, assessment, marketing, and other duties as assigned.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    • Assist the development and implementation of learning outcomes and assessment methods for advanced student leader learning
    • Recruit students through an application and interview process
    • Serve in an advisory, supervisory, and mentorship role for student leaders participating in the leadership group
    • Provide project management support for student run initiatives
    • Meet with students individually for leadership development coaching
    • Facilitate group activities and experiences to expand leadership capacities for students
    • Present or facilitate content/activities to student participant training and development
    • Create a portfolio of work to enhance and inform their graduate experience and build their professional resume

    Learning Outcomes and Focus Areas 

    The Graduate Assistant for the Leadership Hub will:

    • Use recognized leadership theory and practice to guide student learning
    • Apply coaching skills for individual student development
    • Evaluate program effectiveness and make recommendations for program improvement
    • Build and maintain positive relationships with students and staff 
      Apply presentation skills to enhance student learning 

    Graduate Assistant for Collaborative Programs - Student Leadership  
     
    Essential Duties and Responsibilities 

    • Support the development and implementation of collaborative programs including but not limited to SGA Intern program, UP Leadership & Professional Development Conference, Residence Life initiatives,  Leadership Exchanges, and other emerging events.  
    • Assist in design and facilitation of leadership development material and training for student leaders  
    • Assist with the design and administration of assessment tools for Student Leadership collaborative programs such as conferences.
    • Facilitate meetings with student leaders  
    • Attend planning meetings with partners 
    • Attend and assist with special events  

    Learning Outcomes and Focus Areas

    • Increase oral and written communication as well as facilitation skills  
    • Enhance listening, interpersonal, and teamwork skills  
    • Improve resource management skills (i.e., time, materials, space)  
    • Develop the ability to acquire and integrate information from various stakeholders accurately and appropriately  
    • Expand upon one’s independence and ability to take initiative   
  • StAT Graduate Assistant

    Supervised by the Assistant Director of Strategic Planning, Assessment, and Analytics within the Division of Student Affairs, this position will focus on the planning, implementation, supervision, leadership development, and assessment of the Student Assessment Team (StAT). Through participation in StAT, undergraduate students take an active role in gathering student feedback in engaging and innovative ways. Students participating in StAt will design assessment projects investigating the co- and extra-curricular student experience, analyze results, and develop strategies to communicate the findings of their assessment project(s) with the campus community.  
     
    Responsibilities Include:

    • Develop a training curriculum that would build capacity of StAT members in the areas of assessment and evaluation.
    • Plan and execute monthly professional development opportunities for the StAT cohort, with an emphasis on communication, conflict management, public speaking, cultural competency, and professionalism.
    • Advise the StAT, including regularly scheduled one-on-one coaching sessions with cohort members to discuss their progress, goals, and ways to improve.
    • Assist with assessment of StAT, including conducting regular evaluations of the cohort, participants in focus groups conducted by the cohort, and analyzing data collected.
    • Support the StAT cohort in planning and executing an annual “Big Idea Day” event on campus to collect student feedback from across campus in creative and interactive ways.
    • Work with the cohort and Assistant Director to develop and execute marketing strategies to increase student participation in surveys and focus groups and communicate how student feedback has been used to support program or service improvements.
    • Other duties as assigned by the Assistant Director of Strategic Planning, Assessment, and Analysis. 

    Learning Outcomes and Focus Areas

    • Program Development
    • Assessment and Evaluation
    • Enhance listening, interpersonal, and teamwork skills  
    • Gain experience in advising students and applying student development theory
  • Graduate Assistant- Student Activities, Marietta Campus

    The Graduate Assistant will gain experience with large-scale program design and implementation, working with student organizations, cross-functional collaboration with Unity Center team, understanding campus and university system policies and procedures, and marketing.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    • Assist with the development, coordination, and implementation of Student Activities programming for the Marietta campus
    • Develop creative engagement with social media, website, and other sources of communication; help design and implement a social media strategy
    • Under the guidance of Student Activities Marietta team, take the lead on planning a large-scale campus program as a capstone project for the Graduate Assistantship
    • Aid with evening and weekend programming opportunities
    • Assist with large-scale annual programming for WOW, Homecoming, Welcome Back Week, Pumpkin Launch, Esports tournaments/activities, and Geek Week
    • Promote the value of extra-curricular activities to the university community through presentations and tabling opportunities
    • Assist with setting up events in Owl Life and contribute to suite programming calendar
    • Collaborate with Marietta faculty and staff, in addition to the Student Activities team on the Kennesaw campus 

    Learning Outcomes and Focus Areas

    • Program Development
    • Program Assessment and Evaluation
    • Social media and Communications 

    Graduate Assistant- Programming Position  

    Under supervision of the Coordinator of Student Activities, the Graduate Assistant will:

    • Assist with planning, implementing, and promoting department events, including Week of Welcome, Homecoming, Halloween Week, and Geek Week
    • Research and develop marketing strategies to help plan, manage, and improve the marketing reach of Student Activities and Kennesaw Activities Board
    • Provides information and serves as a representative of Student Life through various presentations, and orientation programs (Involvement Fairs)
    • Assist the coordinator with Kennesaw Activities Board and Marietta Activities Council, as necessary
    • Develop and implement marketing plan for the Department of Student Activities 

    Learning Objectives and Focus Areas

    • Gain first-hand experience in campus wide marketing projects.
    • Develop program planning, management, and assessment skills.  
    • Develop an understanding of the Department of Student Activities and its programs and become familiar with university policy and procedure.  
    • Be able to identify and implement strategies for enhancing the department of student activities’ marketing reach. 

    Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities 

    • Strong interpersonal communication skills  
    • Strong organizational skills  
    • Creativity, initiative, and flexibility  
    • Critical thinking, problem solving, and willingness to learn  
    • Ability to create a welcoming and inclusive environment for all students, staff, and faculty
    • Ability and willingness to give and receive constructive feedback  
    • Availability and willingness to have a flexible schedule for occasional evening and weekend hours  
    • Professional and effective communication with students and colleagues, both orally and in writing  
    • Ability to utilize computer software, specifically designed applications for marketing and promotional campaigns  

    Graduate Assistant- Registered Student Organizations

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    Under supervision of the Assistant Director of Student Activities, the Graduate Assistant will:

    • Assist with developing and implementing the curriculum for the Registered Student Organization (RSO) Advisory Board
    • Maintain the RSO website; develop and update online resources  
    • Develop educational materials and resources for RSOs
    • Facilitate ongoing trainings and workshops for student leaders and advisors
    • Coordinate the collection of submissions from RSOs and campus departments for biweekly RSO Newsletters  
    • Collaborate with the Department of Sports and Recreation and Department of Fraternity and Sorority Life on resources for student-led organizations
    • Work with academic colleges to create programs and resources for RSOs situated within each college
    • Assist in oversight of RSO functions and processes through Owl Life, the Anthology Engage software
    • Assist in the planning the Student Involvement Fair as part of Week of Welcome each semester
    • Provide assistance with the annual RSO registration process
    • Create student leadership opportunities for officers of RSOs to reflect on their experiences and track growth and development
    • Assist with maintaining RSO resources and procedures, including equipment use, photocopies, banner printing, etc.
    • Develop onboarding/training for Student Assistants within the Department of Student Activities on both campuses
    • Assist with the planning and implementation of programs coordinated by the
    • Department of Student Activities, including Week of Welcome, Homecoming, and week of Halloween programming

    Learning Objectives and Focus Areas

    • Employ knowledge of student development theory to develop meaningful opportunities for growth and learning for student leaders
    • Develop knowledge of diversity and inclusion practices within student organizations
    • Enhance understanding of institutions of higher education
    • Work with and advocate for student organization needs  
    • Advance skills in the development and administration of co- and extra-curricular programs
    • Research best practices for implementing assessment of student learning and impact for the purposes of improvement   
  • Graduate Assistant- Student-Athlete Success Services

    This position will allow the opportunity to put into practice classroom learning and apply research-based approaches to student-athlete success.  

    This position is supervised by the Director of SASS and our Learning Specialist. Joint supervision will help the GA develop a good understanding of both athletic academics advising as well as learning and support services.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    • Meet with At-risk student-athletes
    • Oversee study hall groups
    • Assist with APR reporting data
    • Engage in New student Academic Assessments Summer Bridge Programming
    • Assist with Tutor Training modules

    Learning Outcomes and Focus Areas

    • Understand the responsibilities of learning support and athletic academic advising
    • Learn strategies to advise and support academically at-risk students
    • Develop key communication skills to share with faculty, coaches, and administrators
    • Glean an understanding of NCAA rules and regulations concerning athletic academic eligibility
    • Understand the importance of APR and reporting GSR and FGR data to the NCAA 
  • Graduate Assistant- Event Logistics for Carmichael Student Center

    This position supervises information desk staff, and assists with event logistics, event planning, and building operations of the assigned Student Center. Kennesaw State University operates two student centers (Carmichael Student Center at the Kennesaw Campus and Wilson Student Center at the Marietta Campus), and each assistantship focuses on one of these centers. This experience will give the GA an overall view of the operations of a Student Center.   
     
    Essential Duties and Responsibilities  

    • Directly Supervise Information Desk Staff  
    • Provide indirect supervision and oversight to Facility Managers and other attendants when working
    • Create weekly schedule and tasks for the Information Desk attendants and Facility Managers
    • Develop and conduct ongoing training each semester to promote team building, quality customer service, and ensure understanding of job responsibilities
    • Assist with the planning and staffing of major events: Week of Welcome, Welcome Back Week, Homecoming, etc.  
    • Manage all hiring processes for the Information Desk Attendants  
    • Create all training materials and ensure all handbooks and manuals are all up to date
    • Assist in the planning of the bi-annual Student Center/Marietta Student Affairs student staff retreat
    • Aid and engage in small projects in the event support and building operations areas 
      Perform other duties as assigned  

    Learning Outcomes and Focus Areas

    • Gain Professional Development  
    • Build Leadership Skills
    • Understand the perspective of a Student Center/Student Affairs Administrator  
    • Comprehend Budget  
    • Develop Managerial Excellence  
    • Engage in Personnel Management   

    Graduate Assistant- Event Logistics for Wilson Student Center

    This position supervises information desk staff, and assists with event logistics, event planning, and building operations of the assigned Student Center. Kennesaw State University operates two student centers (Carmichael Student Center at the Kennesaw Campus and Wilson Student Center at the Marietta Campus), and each assistantship focuses on one of these centers. This experience will give the GA an overall view of the operations of a Student Center.   
     
    Essential Duties and Responsibilities  

    • Directly Supervise Information Desk Staff  
    • Provide indirect supervision and oversight to Facility Managers and other attendants when working
    • Create weekly schedule and tasks for the Information Desk attendants and Facility Managers
    • Develop and conduct ongoing training each semester to promote team building, quality customer service, and ensure understanding of job responsibilities
    • Assist with the planning and staffing of major events: Week of Welcome, Welcome Back Week, Homecoming, etc.  
    • Manage all hiring processes for the Information Desk Attendants  
    • Create all training materials and ensure all handbooks and manuals are all up to date
    • Assist in the planning of the bi-annual Student Center/Marietta Student Affairs student staff retreat
    • Aid and engage in small projects in the event support and building operations areas
    • Perform other duties as assigned  

    Learning Outcomes and Focus Areas

    • Gain Professional Development  
    • Build Leadership Skills
    • Understand the perspective of a Student Center/Student Affairs Administrator  
    • Comprehend Budget  
    • Develop Managerial Excellence  
    • Engage in Personnel Management   
  • Graduate Assistant- Student Conduct and Academic Integrity

    This position works in the office of Student Conduct and Academic Integrity,  located within the Dean of Students Area.  
     
    Essential Duties and Responsibilities 

    • Prepare and provide Record Reviews upon students' request
    • Review and respond to background checks by faculty for academic misconduct
    • Adjudicate both AI and General Misconduct cases
    • Help develop marketing strategies to share the SCAI story/Know the Code campaign
    • Support and assist with conduct assessment projects
    • Serve on at least one divisional committee 


    Learning Outcomes and Focus Areas

    • Apply academic course knowledge to day-to-day functions of a student affairs department
    • Discover interests and offer opportunities for professional growth within higher education
    • Learn and apply federal, state, and local laws and regulations in accordance with conduct and academic integrity practice.  
  • Women’s Resource Center @ Marietta -- Graduate Assistant

    The Women’s Resource Center (WRC) @ Marietta is a student resource center under the UNITY Center, located in the Wilson Student Center. We support students’ academic, personal, and professional performance and empower them to succeed by creating an inclusive and welcoming environment for learning.  Our team works collaboratively and in partnership with the Women’s Resource Center in the Department of Cultural and Community Centers on the Kennesaw campus. 

    The Graduate Assistant for the Women’s Resource Center @ Marietta provides support for services, outreach, and workshops.  This position works closely with the Coordinator of the UNITY Center and the Student Activities Marietta staff to provide a welcoming environment through comprehensive events and services that meet the needs of our students at the Marietta WRC.  The graduate assistant and coordinator will collaborate with partners on the Kennesaw campus and Marietta to ensure our programming is aligned with heritage month and awareness celebrations.

    Job Responsibilities

    This position will assist with the day-to-day operations of the WRC @ Marietta, and coordinate events and services that address the needs of the Marietta campus students and aligns with major awareness campaigns for women empowerment. The graduate assistant will be responsible for the following:

    • Serve as staff of the WRC @ Marietta, providing a welcoming environment for students and assisting with their needs.
    • Assist with Owl Life operations for the WRC, including creating events and tracking attendance.
    • Assist in the development of WRC @ Marietta events
    • Present or facilitate content/activities to student participants
    • Assist with marketing efforts for the WRC @ Marietta, including digital, print, and social media.

    Learning Expectations:

    • Create a portfolio of work to enhance and inform their graduate experience and build their professional resume
    • Develop program/event planning and implementation strategies
    • Use assessment and evaluation methods to determine the effectiveness of programs, services, and events of the WRC @ Marietta

 

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