Loyola University Maryland

Office of Human Resources

Graduate Assistantship Vacancy

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Department

Loyola Writing Center

Position

Graduate Assistant - Undergraduate Tutor Coordinator

 Scope

The Loyola Writing Center is looking for a hardworking and enthusiastic graduate assistant for the position of Undergraduate Tutor Coordinator.  The GA will work alongside the current Undergraduate Tutor Coordinator for 5 hours a week during the spring semester 2015.  The following semesters will be 15-20 hours per week depending on the GAs schedule.  We are looking to hire someone who can work long term, at least one year.  A summary of the responsibilities are listed below.  We will consider graduate students from all programs as long as they meet the necessary requirements.

Hours & Wages

  • Graduate assistantship for Spring semester 2015 with continuation through following semesters
  • 5 hours per week the first semester and 15-20 hours per week for all subsequent semesters
  • Work would be completed at the Loyola Writing Center main campus location only

Responsibilities

  • Supervise 4-6 work study desk attendants and hire and train new desk staff if needed.
  • Train new LWC staff on policies and procedures as well as the online system.
  • Attend start of semester meetings, open houses, and other events.
  • Front of house duties including organization and presentation of the tutoring space.
  • Customer service duties.
  • Assist supervision of the social media intern or manage social media if there is no intern that semester.
  • Organize schedules for the undergraduate tutors and desk attendants.
  • System administrator for the online scheduling system, TutorTrac.
  • Assist getting the center set up for the start of the semester and closed at the end of the semester.
  • Create reports at the end of each semester detailing the center usage and other topics.
  • Complete other tasks assigned by the Director and other staff as needed.

Qualifications

Status

  • Current graduate student at Loyola University Maryland with at least one year left in their program.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Strong and professional written communication skills.
  • Effective people skills and ability to supervise a small group of students.
  • Ability to work both independently and as an effective member of a team. 
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills.
  • Intermediate computer skills: ability to manage an online scheduling system and troubleshoot technical problems.
  • Proficiency in a variety of social media outlets, including Twitter/LinkedIn/Facebook/YouTube/etc.

Ideal Candidate Qualifications

  • Prior experience managing a computer system or website. 
  • At least one year of experience supervising or managing student workers. 
  • Excellent writing skills including experience proofreading and editing. 

Contact Information

Please submit a resume, cover letter, and list references to,

Lisa Zimmerelli, Director, Writing Center

ldzimmerelli@loyola.edu

Graduate Assistant Employment Application