Loyola University Maryland

Office of Human Resources

Graduate Assistantship Vacancy

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Department

Student Development

Scope

The graduate assistant (GA) position will assist in the management and training of the Loyola University Honor Council. Duties include organizational support and student personnel supervision and training, as well as the conduct of individual meetings with students involved in academic integrity hearings.

Remuneration

This 9-month, twenty (20) hours per week position will begin in late August and end May 15, for a total of approximately 600 hours. The position receives tuition remission for two (2) classes per semester for a total of four (4) for fall and spring, and a student stipend for a combined total of $13,000.

Qualifications
  1. Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  2. Excellent interpersonal/communication skills; some experience in leading groups; facility in communicating with faculty, students, and administrators.
  3. Ability to work independently on a variety of projects.
  4. Technical proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel, and no fear in working with or learning new technology. (Training will be provided as necessary for software applications).
  5. Strong sense of professionalism, individual commitment to honesty and integrity.
Responsibilities

 

  1. Manage organization and confidentiality of all case files, digital recordings, and related materials for reported violations of the Honor Code. Coordinate the tracking of these cases with the office of the Dean of First-Year Students and Academic Services.
  2. Provide organizational support for all aspects of the Honor Council, including member and faculty schedules, documentation, and coordination of hearings and meetings.
  3. Schedule all hearings for Honor Code violations. Select hearing panel members. Maintain correspondence and coordinate hearing schedules with honor council faculty members. Coordinate hearing locations and room accommodations.
  4. Contact and meet with accused students. Correspond with faculty members who have reported academic integrity violations and explain the hearing process.
  5. Prepare all correspondence of findings for Honor Council hearings.
  6. Assist the Director with honor council development, including the training of students to facilitate hearings. Schedule regular meetings with student Honor Council chairs.
  7. Coordinate logistics and planning for training of new members, and schedule and coordinate meetings of the entire Honor Council.
  8. Work with the Director to maintain/update the Tutorial on Academic Integrity and Scholarly Research as needed. Completion of this tutorial is a requirement for all incoming freshmen.
  9. Assist with preparations for Honor Council presentations at the New Student Convocation and fall orientation.
  10. Coordinate student nomination and election process for the Honor Council.
  11. Prepare annual report on Honor Council hearings to be circulated to the campus community.
  12. Assist in updates and publishing of online materials related to the honor council.

 Expectations

  1. Maintain office hours at least three times a week between regular business hours. May require occasional early evening hours.
  2. Meet regularly with the Director.
  3. Serve as a positive role model and mentor for student officers and members of the Honor Council, and conduct him/herself with professionalism during any and all interactions with students, staff and faculty.
Contact Information To apply, please contact Mark Lee in Student Development at mslee@loyola.edu or (410) 617-2353.

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