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GSU Events, Commuter Connections, Off-Campus Housing Services & Special Projects Any 4/14/2017 [-]

Employing Department: Guerrieri Student Union

Contact: Stefanie Hurst


Job Title: GSU Events, Commuter Connections, Off-Campus Housing Services & Special Projects

Job Description:
The Guerrieri Student Union (GSU) Office is seeking a motivated, graduate-level student to join our team and play a valuable role within our organization. The Graduate Assistant will be responsible for: 1) coordinating the programming efforts of GSU Events/Commuter Connections and providing direct oversight of the Commuter Assistant Program; 2) managing Off-Campus Housing (OCH) Services; 3) assisting with establishing GSU Cares; 4) coordinating the advertising and promotion of each program and event; and 5) managing special projects as assigned.

Detailed Responsibilities:

  • Provide resources to commuter students through the development and distribution of publications, presentations, and web-based materials
  • Plan and promote regularly scheduled workshops and networking opportunities for commuter students
  • Market and promote Commuter Connections to increase awareness
  • Assist in the training, hiring, and supervision of commuter assistants
  • Engage incoming first-year commuters and recruit participants into the program
  • Provide opportunities for program participants to increase involvement within the campus community Off-Campus Housing Services
  • Promote OCH Services to students through the development and distribution of publications, presentations, and web-based materials
  • Serve on Neighborhood Compact Committee
  • Collaborate with off-campus partners and on-campus departments to provide services and information to students GSU Events
  • Assist the Facilities Manager in the planning and implementation of various GSU Events programs, tournaments, social opportunities and educational programming for students
  • Assist in tracking and maintaining expenditures associated with the program(s) on a semester basis
  • Assist in planning and coordinating various GSU Events during fall and spring Orientation
  • Assist in creatively promoting scheduled events through various forms of media Special Projects
  • Serve on committees, working groups, and/or task forces at the discretion of the Director of the Guerrieri Student Union

Experience Required: Research, data collection, assessment and reporting; Leadership; Public speaking; Proven record of successful management of multiple projects and adherence to deadlines; Programming and event planning; Marketing and branding

Key Attributes: Initiative; Ability to work collaboratively and independently; Professional demeanor; Creative; Detail oriented; Organized; Excellent oral and written communication skills; Impeccable interpersonal skills.

Location: Guerrieri Student Union, Room 222

Hours Per Week: 20 (Spring/Fall); Up to 40 (Winter/Summer)

How To Apply: 
Send your cover letter, resume and three professional/academic references to Stefanie Hurst @

Majors Required: All

Date inactive: 6/1/2017

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Guerrieri Student Union Information Desk Operations Coordinator Any 4/12/2017 [-]

Employing Department: Guerrieri Student Union

Contact: Stefanie Hurst


Job Title: Guerrieri Student Union Information Desk Operations Coordinator

Job Description:
Supervising Desk Attendants:

  • Assist the Facilities Coordinator in hiring Information Desk Attendants
  • Plan and implement a comprehensive training program for all new Desk Attendants
  • Schedule Desk Attendants to ensure that the area is properly staffed at all times
  • Assess and evaluate student employee performance, suggest areas for improvement, and design developmental strategies to encourage growth
  • Provide leadership and promote excellent customer service

Ticket Sales:

  • Provide leadership and act as liaison with campus community for ticket sales through the Information Desk
  • Educate and communicate ticket sale information to Desk Attendants to ensure a high level of quality service
  • Promptly supply final ticket sale consolidations to departments and provide accurate accounting to Finance Department
  • Research best practices and propose improvements to current ticket sale procedures


  • Work with all areas under the supervision of the GSU office to promote teamwork and assist in aligning initiatives with the mission of the GSU

Miscellaneous Items:

  • Assist the Facilities Coordinator in scheduling the Building Managers
  • Inventory collection, reconciliation, and maintenance Experience

Required: Demonstrated leadership and responsibility preferably with previous experience in supervision or management; Office experience or working in a professional setting; Demonstrated written and verbal communication skills; Research, evaluation and data collection; Proven record of successful management of multiple projects and adherence to deadlines; Money handling.

Experience Preferred: Knowledge of and experience with Google Docs; Experience with scheduling employees; Experience with implementing and maintaining workplace regulations. Key Attributes: Highly organized and detail oriented; Ability to work collaboratively and independently; Professional demeanor; Excellent oral and written communication skills; Critical thinking and problem-solving skills; Ability to innovate and seek improvements in all aspects of operations.

Hours Per Week: 20

How To Apply: Send your cover letter, resume and three professional/academic references to Stefanie Hurst @

Date inactive: 6/1/2017

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Graduate Assistant-Multicultural Student Services Any 3/31/2017 [-]

Employing Department: Multicultural Student Services

Contact: Vaughn White


Job Title: Graduate Assistant-Multicultural Student Services

Job Description:
Graduate Assistant for Multicultural Programs and Activities Title: Graduate Assistant for Multicultural Programs and Activities Department: Office of Multicultural Student Services Contact: Job Description: The Office of Multicultural Student Services is seeking an enthusiastic individual to fill the position of Graduate Assistant for Multicultural Programs and Activities. This position reports to the Director and Coordinator of Multicultural Student Services. Applicants must have a Bachelor's degree and be enrolled in a Master's degree program at Salisbury University. The purpose of this position is to assist in the retention of new students from underrepresented groups through the Powerful Connections Program as well as provide leadership and assistance to the student organizations within the Multicultural Alliance.

Primary job duties include: Powerful Connections: Assist with the planning and implementation of the Powerful Connections Program; Assist with the planning and implementation of mentor training; Coordinate the Mentor-Mentee match for the participants in the Powerful Connections Program; Assist with the management of the Early Warning System and College Student Inventory; Plan and implement sessions focused on study skills, test taking, and time management; Design learning outcome assessments for the Powerful Connections Program

Multicultural Alliance: Provide leadership and support to the organizations within the Multicultural Alliance; Plan monthly informational meetings with representatives of the Multicultural Alliance; Act as co-advisor to select organizations; Chaperone on and off-campus events hosted by Alliance Organizations; Assist with leadership development initiatives for the Multicultural Alliance.

Departmental Duties: Assist with the planning and implementation of departmental programs including lectures, cultural awareness months, etc.; Provide leadership to student planning committees for departmental programs including, but not limited to Multicultural Festival and Senior Banquet; Assist with departmental newsletter design and development; Other duties as assigned.

Requirements: Good oral and written communication skills; Good organizational skills; Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook); Experience working with a diverse population; Experience with program planning, development, and assessment; Ability to work independently. Hours: Fall & Spring Semesters: 20 hours per week. Summer & Winter Semesters: Some evening and weekend commitments required.

Location: Office of Multicultural Student Services, Guerrieri Student Union

Hours Per Week: 20 hours

How To Apply: 
Send cover letter, resume, and list of three references to: Vaughn P. White Director, Office of Multicultural Student Services GSC room 240 Salisbury, Md. 21801. Priority will be given to those candidates who apply before Position is open until filled

Majors Required: Curriculum and Instruction, Conflict Resolution, Social Work

Date inactive: 6/1/2017

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FTWL 106 Graduate Assistant Any 3/30/2017 [-]

Employing Department: Department of Health and Sport Sciences

Contact: Mimi Dean


GA Job Title: FTWL 106 Graduate Assistant

Job Description:
The Department of Health and Sport Sciences is seeking energetic and reliable individuals to fill the position of Graduate Assistant for the 2017-18 academic year. Graduate assistants will be responsible for teaching the activity components of FTWL 106: Lifelong Fitness and Wellness. Activity topics include Walk/Jog, Weight Training, Circuit Training, Yoga, Aerobics, and Swimming. Class assignments will be based on Department need and instructor qualifications. Instruction of FTWL 106 will occur under the supervision of the Fitness and Wellness Course Coordinator. Graduate assistants will be required to attend weekly meetings and complete related administrative tasks as assigned, including assisting with initiatives related to the Exercise is Medicine on Campus program. Qualified applicants must be certified in CPR/AED and have an earned degree in a related field (i.e., health, exercise science) by the start date. Additional certifications/experience in aerobics, yoga, or strength and conditioning preferred. Appointment will begin August 2017.

Hours Per Week: 20

How To Apply:
Please submit resume, letter of interest and contact information for three professional/academic references to: Mrs. Mimi Dean, Department of Health and Sport Sciences, Salisbury University, 1101 Camden Avenue, Salisbury, MD 21801 (e-mail:

Date inactive: 6/1/2017

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Career Services Graduate Assistants Any 2/7/2017 [-]

Employing Department: Career Services

Contact: Kevin Fallon


Job Title: Career Services Graduate Assistants

Job Description:
The Office of Career Services at Salisbury University delivers Career and Personal Professional Development services to over 8,000 undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in - as well as alumni from - 42 undergraduate and 14 graduate programs in Business, Education, Science and Technology, and The Liberal Arts. It is a fast-paced office environment where the highest levels of professionalism are critical due to the nature of our work. On any given day the office hosts students, alumni, faculty and staff, as well as our employer partners.

The Office of Career Services is seeking candidates to fill up to two Graduate Assistant positions. Graduate Assistants in Career Services are given a tremendous amount of responsibility and work in and environment with high expectations for quality and service to our student, alumni, faculty/staff and employer clients. Successful candidates must be polished and professional, highly motivated and energetic, possess a strong desire to provide high quality service to our clients, and able to maintain the highest levels of confidentiality.

Work Schedule and Office Environment:

  • Due to the nature of our work, professional dress is required. You are not expected to wear business suits or dresses, but athletic wear, shorts, jeans, and t-shirts are not acceptable attire.
  • The office is located on the first floor of the Guerrieri University Center next to Cool Beans. Our standard operating hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.
  • Your services may be required during the entire period of your appointment, with the exception of official University holidays.
  • We do have 3-4 events per semester that require flexibility and availability as early as 7 a.m. and as late as 7 p.m. These events are rare and the exact dates can be discussed before the start of each semester.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Provide front-line client service to students, alumni, faculty/staff, and employers in a professional manner: greet clients, schedule appointments, and answer questions.
  • Provide assistance to full-time professional staff members in all office administrative duties: answering phones, maintaining the Career Services e-mail account, and processing all forms of communication through the office.
  • Assist the team in all aspects of event planning and execution for various Career services events including 5-6 Job Fairs per academic year and dozens of workshops and employer information sessions.
  • Provide assistance for "mission critical" special projects such as the gathering and maintenance of post-graduation data for the department's First Destination Survey as well as other special projects at the request of the full-time professional staff.
  • Conduct one-on-one resume and cover letter reviews with primarily undergraduate students currently attending the University.
  • Manage the daily maintenance of the Career Services Job Posting software known as Career Connections: review all incoming jobs and approve for posting if appropriate.
  • Manage communications to the general student population to advertise and publicize internships and jobs, job fairs, networking nights, information sessions, workshops, and other career related special events.


  • We are only able to consider graduate students who have been accepted into a graduate program at Salisbury University.
  • Must be customer/client service oriented and possess the ability to cordially interact with employers/recruiters in person and on the phone.
  • Must have solid understanding of Microsoft Office (Word and Excel required, PowerPoint, FrontPage, and Access a plus).
  • Must have advanced presentation and teaching skills, as you may be asked to lead workshops and presentations. (Full training on content will be provided.) 

Salary: $4,000 stipend per fall/spring semester paid biweekly and a tuition waiver of up to 9 hours per fall/spring semester.

Location: GUC

Hours: 20 per week spread over at least 4 days.

How To Apply: Send resume and cover letter along with two references to Kevin Fallon, Director of Career Services at

Majors Required: All Majors, M.Ed. Higher Ed program a plus

Date inactive: 5/10/2017

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Graduate Assistant for Student Conduct Office Any 1/27/2017 [-]

Employing Department: Student Affairs/Student Conduct

Contact: Marie Bradford


Job Title: Graduate Assistant for Student Conduct Office

Job Description:
This is a TWO YEAR appointment to begin August 2017. Graduate Assistant for Student Conduct Office of Student Affairs Salisbury University Purpose: The Graduate Assistant for Student Conduct is a member of the Office of Student Affairs and is responsible for assisting the Assistant Dean of Students with the administration of the Code of Conduct. Responsibilities: Serve as a conduct hearing officer and conduct investigations as appropriate. Counsel individual students (including complainants and respondents) regarding their rights and responsibilities and other issues related to the student conduct process and the Code of Conduct. Assist with the development, implementation and monitoring of developmentally appropriate educational sanctions. Develop programs to educate the college community about behavioral expectations and the campus conduct process. Assist with the planning, development, and implementation of training programs for the conduct board and appeal board. Assist with the development and maintenance of appropriate manuals, and forms, for the conduct system. Participate in divisional activities, including Division-wide meetings each semester (the dates of which may be before the start of the graduate assistant contract) and serve on a Student Affairs Task Force (optional). Conduct research as directed by the Assistant Dean of Students regarding best practices in student development and education and/or intervention strategies. Perform other duties as assigned by the Dean and Assistant Dean of Students. Classification/Hours: 20 hours per week between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.; most hours are flexible Benefits: The Graduate Assistant will receive tuition waiver and graduate stipend depending on annual tuition costs. Immediate Supervisor and Colleagues: Reports to the Assistant Dean of Students and works with all members of the Office of Student Affairs. Selection Criteria: The successful candidate will demonstrate an ability to work well with others, possess excellent written and oral communication skills and have an interest in working with students. Candidate must be flexible and willing to work some evening and weekend hours. Prior experience with judicial and honor code is a preferred. Applicants should submit a cover letter and resume, addressed to: Valerie Randall-Lee, Dean of Students Deliver to: Marie Bradford, Office of Student Affairs/Student Conduct Guerrieri University Center, Room 213 Position will remain open until a successful candidate has been hired.

Location: Guerrieri Center, Room 213

Hours Per Week: 20

How To Apply: Submit cover letter and resume addressed to: Valerie Randall-Lee, Dean of Students Deliver to: Marie Bradford, Program Management Specialist Guerrieri Center, Room 213 or by e-mail at:

Majors Required: All majors considered

Date inactive: 5/20/2017

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