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Women's Center

Position, Hours, and Wages

Graduate Assistant — The Women's Center

The Women’s Center has one Graduate Assistant (GA) that supports the work of the professional staff as it relates to developing and executing campus programming. The position is a 10-month contract (Fall and Spring semesters) and will be paid hourly at a rate of $18/hour (commensurate with experience). The GA for The Women’s Center will work 15 hours/week and reports directly to the Director of The Women’s Center.


General Responsibilities:

• Create and implement programs for students focused on the Women’s Center core values: service, community, leadership and support.
• Create at minimum one weekend programming event each month.
• Implement at minimum one community service event each month.
• Create the weekly Women’s Center newsletter.
• Attend and provide support at tabling events throughout the year: Fall Welcome Weekend, Activities Fair, Resources Fairs, etc.
• Assist with assessment efforts at the programmatic and departmental level, which includes collecting, organizing, and maintaining data.
• Work and communicate collaboratively with the Women’s Center team attending team meetings and participating in intern and ambassadors’ trainings.

  1. • Must be enrolled as a full-time graduate student at Loyola University Maryland
    • Strong organizational skills and keen attention to detail
    • Willingness to work with and mentor undergraduate students
    • Experience and comfort with facilitating and presenting to groups, organizing, and/or planning programs/events
    • Basic understanding and mastery of helping skills
    • Demonstrated initiative and self-accountability
    • Creativity and willingness to try new things
    • Willingness to work in a team setting
  • • Ability to commit to a schedule of 15 hours per week, including evening and weekend responsibilities; the GA will be expected to commit to one or two weekend events per month.
    • Must be available to work in-person (remote work is not an option)
    • Conduct self with professionalism during all interactions with students, staff, and faculty at Loyola University Maryland
    • Serve as a positive role model and advocate for students
    • Be flexible and adapt in the face of uncertainty and change
    • Positive energy and enthusiasm for the role
Core Competencies

These competencies are based on the Professional Competency Areas for Student Affairs Educators. Graduate Assistants will have the opportunity to develop competencies through the various responsibilities associated with their role in Student Engagement. These are just a few examples of the areas in which a GA may gain experience and professional development.

  1. 1. Advising & Supporting:
  2. a. Establish rapport with students, groups, colleagues, and others that acknowledges differences in lived experiences.
    b. Facilitate reflection to make meaning from experiences with students, groups, colleagues, and others.
    c. Facilitate problem solving.
    d. Facilitate individual decision-making and goal-setting.
    2. Organizational & Human Resources:
    a. Demonstrate effective stewardship/use of resources (i.e., financial, human, material).
    b. Use technological resources with respect to maximizing the efficiency and effectiveness of one’s work.
    c. Develop and utilize appropriate meeting materials (e.g. facilitation skills, agenda, notes/minutes).
    3. Student Learning & Development:
  3. a. Articulate how race, ethnicity, nationality, class, gender, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, dis/ability, and religious belief can influence development during the college years.
    b. Assess learning outcomes from programs and services and use theory to improve practice.
Application and Contact Information

To apply please contact WC Director, Melissa Lees at with your resume and a cover letter. All further questions can be directed to Sophie Williams at

Graduate Assistant Employment Application