Loyola University Maryland

Office of Human Resources

Graduate Assistantship - Student Support and Wellness Promotion

Position and Department

Department of Student Development:
Office of Student Support and Wellness Promotion www.loyola.edu/sswp

Position Graduate Assistant: Student Support and Wellness Promotion
Hours and Wages

Wages: TBD

Hours: Monday: 10‐3; Tuesday: 10‐3; Thursday: 11‐4; Friday: 11‐4

Alternate hours can be discussed if these conflict with classes or
externship, for example.

Qualifications

The successful candidate must:

  • Be enrolled in a graduate program in psychology, or related field
  • Be able to work through the 2018‐2019 academic year           
  • Have an Interest in, and enthusiasm for, college student wellness, as it relates to alcohol and other drug use
  • Maintain office hours reflective of current departmental needs
  • Desire to work individually with a traditional college age population
  • Be experienced with one‐on‐one interviewing and screening techniques
  • Have strong verbal, written, and organizational skills
  • Have strong social media and web‐based promotional skills 
    Responsibilities

    Facilitate BASICS (Brief Alcohol Screening and Intervention for College Students) sessions for individual students (training provided) and maintain database of BASICS records. The BASICS program uses a harm reduction approach and is designed to:

    • Promote a non‐judgmental environment to help students explore their alcohol use
    • Reduce risky behavior and harmful consequences of alcohol abuse
    • Identify changes that could help students reduce their risk
    • Provide important information and skills for risk reduction as it relates to alcohol use
    • Assist in the development and dissemination of wellness communication materials, including using social media to publicize LIVEWELL events
    • Conduct process and outcome evaluations/assessments on LIVEWELL programs and wellness initiatives
    Contact Information

    Mary Beth Mudric mmudric@loyola.edu
    Director, Student Support and Wellness Promotion

    Graduate Assistant Employment Application