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New Student Experience and Parent Programs Any 12/15/2017 [-]

Employing Department: New Student Experience/Dean of Students

Contact: Helena Hill


Job Title: New Student Experience and Parent Programs

Job Description:
The Office of New Student Experience is seeking a graduate assistant to support our efforts in new student experience and parent programming.  This position will contribute to the overall program planning and implementation process of Orientation 101 (Summer and Winter Course Registration), Outdoor Programs, Open House, Admitted Student Day and Family Weekend.  The successful graduate assistant will work 20 hours per week. 

Specific responsibilities will include: 

  • Assist with all details associated with the development and implementation of Orientation 101 (Summer and Winter Course Registration) for both students and their families.
  • Assist with the development and use of a website and other technology resources in support of new student experience and parent programming.
  • Develop and implement training for Orientation 101 peer leaders and other associated development opportunities to further enhance an understanding of the position.
  • Serve on various committees which focus on student transition programs, parent/family programs and other retention programs.
  • Provide support and assistance in the development of parent and family programs.
  • And other duties as may be assigned.

Term of graduate assistant contract is one (1) academic years, with the probability of a second contract term.  Availability for summer and winter employment required.  Pay rate will be hourly during those times.  Occasional weekend work may be required. 

Qualifications: Applicants should be proficient with the Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint and webpage revision).  Previous experience working with new student transition programs is extremely helpful.  Desirable qualities include:  clear and concise verbal and written communication skills, solid organizational skills, high energy, the ability to think quickly and critically, adaptable to change, sense of humor, and respect for diversity.  The sincere desire to make a difference in the lives of new students and their families is at the core of everything we do.

This is an excellent opportunity for an individual considering a career in Student Affairs in Higher Education.

Salary: $4,000 stipend per semester

Location: Dean of Students Office, Guerrieri Student Union, Room 213

Hours Per Week: 20

How To Apply: Submit resume and cover letter to: Helena Hill, Assistant Dean of Students for Orientation and Student Conduct by email at:

Majors Required: All

Date inactive: 5/1/2018

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Business GA Any 12/15/2017 [-]

Employing Department: Perdue School of Business - MBA

Contact: Yvonne Downie Hanley


Job Title: Business GA

Job Description:
This position requires that the GA work closely with faculty on research related activities, e.g., data collection, market & library research and other duties as assigned.

Location: Perdue

Hours Per Week: 20

How To Apply: Send resume and cover letter to Yvonne Downie Hanley at

Date inactive: 5/1/2018

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Sea Gull Century/Foundation Graduate Assistant Any 12/12/2017 [-]

Employing Department: Salisbury University Foundation

Contact: Amy Waters


Job Title: Sea Gull Century/Foundation Graduate Assistant

Job Description:
Planning, organizing, and implementing Sea Gull Century (SGC), a bike ride that consists of two routes and over 6,000 riders starting and ending at Salisbury University. Tasks may include: responsible for the registration of all riders, organizing over 500 staff/student volunteers, managing outside vendors for Expo area, coordinating with on campus and local organizations to carry out the event, ordering and keeping inventory of SGC merchandise for webstore, managing daily office request from phone calls to emails, and other various tasks. Involvement in a variety of Foundation events including, Golf Classic, President's Club, Ribbon Cutting/Ground Breaking, Scholarship lunch, etc. Desirable qualities include: hard-working, punctual, takes initiative, dependable, self-motivated, flexible work hours, clear and concise verbal and written communication skills, and solid organizational skills.

Location: The SU Foundation Center, 1308 Camden Avenue

Hours Per Week: 20. 2-year commitment.

How To Apply:
Submit resume with two references and cover letter reflecting why interested addressed to: Amy Waters, Director of Donor Relations and Events, 1308 Camden Avenue, Salisbury, MD 21801

Majors Required:
Due to the demands of this position Nursing and Social Work majors are not applicable. All other majors are encouraged to apply.

Inactivation Date: April 2nd, 2018

Date inactive: 4/2/2018

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