Loyola University Maryland

Office of Human Resources

Graduate Assistantship Vacancy - ALANA Services Academic and Career Enrichment

Position and Department Academic and Career Enrichment Graduate Assistant, ALANA Services
Description

The graduate assistants (GAs) for ALANA Services are expected to assist in the development and implementation of multicultural and diversity initiatives for ALANA Services and the Division of Student Development.

Graduate assistants employed by ALANA Services will enhance competencies in one or more of the following areas:

  1. Student Learning and Development
  2. Equity, Diversity and Inclusion
  3. Advising and Helping
  4. Teamwork and Collaboration
  5. Assessment, Evaluation and Research
  6. Professional Development and Work Ethics
Position, Hours and Wages
  1. The position is part-time, 20hrs/week, starting the first week of August and ending the third week of May that totals to 800 hours between the Fall & Spring semesters.
  2. Compensation will total to $13,500; Tuition Amount $6750 & Stipend Amount $6750
  3. The GAs will be permitted to procure additional employment with the approval of the Supervisor
Qualifications
  1. Must be enrolled as a full-time graduate student at Loyola University Maryland
  2. Strong organizational skills & attention to details
  3. Willingness to work & mentor undergraduate students
General Responsibilities
  1. Coordinate, execute and evaluate bi-weekly academic & career enriched workshops
  2. Compile and maintain a scholarship & internship database
  3. Coordinate activities for Study Day in the Center for Intercultural Engagement
  4. Develop, execute and evaluate a peer tutoring system
  5. Serve as a liaison to the Career Center, Academic Advising, The Study, and The Writing Center
  6. Assist with the outreach to ALANA Students regarding both academics and vocational/career concerns
  7. Coordinate campus-wide cultural heritage celebration programming, working with two designated ALANA organizations/celebrations on programming
    a. Meet with the president of these ALANA organizations as necessary
    b. Meet with the Executive Boards (E-Board) as necessary
    c. Meet with the E-Board in advance of their heritage celebration time period
    d. Ensure completion of program evaluations
  8. Work with the Leadership Development GA and the Research & Retention GA to coordinate & execute programs such as International Festival & “A Night of Stars”
  9. Actively participate in the execution of the Multicultural Awareness Program (pre-orientation program) e.g. interviewing prospective Navigators, providing feedback about the program, being present during the entire program including the Navigator Training
  10. Participate in weekly ALANA staff meetings and supervision meetings
  11. Partner with the Leadership Development GA and the Research & Retention GA on marketing communications (e.g. ALANA Anthem Newsletter, etc.)
  12. Maintain records/files in an organized manner
  13. Attend and assist with ALANA sponsored events, including those on nights and weekends
  14. Chaperone on-campus ALANA Orgs weekend parties and events as needed
  15. Other duties as assigned
Expectations
  1. Conduct themselves with professionalism during all interactions with students, staff, & faculty of Loyola University Maryland
  2. Demonstrate a commitment to the promotion of diversity, equity and inclusion
  3. Demonstrate a commitment to the education of Loyola students on issues of multiculturalism and awareness
  4. Attend weekly one-on-one meetings with their supervisor
  5. Available for night and weekend activities
  6. Maintain office hours
  7. Serve as a positive role model and advocate for ALANA students
Application Requirements

In order to apply, it must include:

  1. Graduate Assistant Application [Can be found in the HR Website]
  2. Resume
  3. Cover Letter
  4. 3 Professional References
Contact Julie Rivera, Assistant Director of ALANA Services
jcrivera@loyola.edu or 410-617-2134

Graduate Assistant Employment Application