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Social Work GA Any 4/28/2016 [-]

Employing Department: Social Work Department

Contact: Susan Mareski


Job Title: Social Work GA

Job Description:
The Department of Social Work is pleased to announce one or more half-time graduate assistants for the fall 2016 term. The graduate assistant(s) must be admitted into the MSW program and will be expected to work with the Social Work Department and individual faculty members on tasks related to research and course delivery. The successful applicant(s) must have an interest in data entry and analysis, and the ability to manage multiple tasks in a fast paced academic setting.

The recipient(s) must be enrolled for a minimum of six (6) credit hours and will be expected to work 10 hours per week on the main campus in Salisbury, MD. In return, the recipient(s) will receive a tuition waiver for 4.5 credit hours and a stipend of $2,000 for the semester. Interviews will be conducted during the summer. The Graduate Assistant orientation will be held in August.

Location: Social Work Department, Conway Building, Room 254, Salisbury, MD 21801

Hours Per Week: 10

How To Apply: To apply, please send a letter of interest and resume by May 20, 2016 to:

Majors Required: MSW Only

Date inactive: 5/21/2016

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Event Services GA Any 4/21/2016 [-]

Employing Department: Event Technical Services

Contact Name: Casey Quinn-Caliguro


Job Title: Event Services GA

Job Description: The Event Technical Services department is seeking an enthusiastic graduate level student to play a valuable role in the Event Technical Services department. This position will provide oversight for events, purchasing equipment, staff training, assessment, and benchmarking best practices. Responsibilities: Office Duties: Provide oversight of student office employees for day to day operations such as: scheduling of events and staffing needs, oversight of live on-campus events, and purchasing equipment and office supplies. Collaborate with on-campus departments through email, phone and face-to-face meetings to provide services and information to faculty and students. Update and transfer information from Event Management Software (EMS) to various staffing calendars within the department daily. Assessment: Compare Event Technical Services operations to similar universities to ensure we are in line with current trends. Administer surveys to on-campus and off-campus clients to evaluate customer satisfaction and provide feedback for areas of improvement. Training: Assist in the development and implementation of and ongoing online training modules for Event Services. Production Technicians: Train student office employees via the aforementioned online training modules (via an online Learning Management System). Website Development: Assist in maintaining, updating, and improving Event Technical Services website in collaboration with the University Webmaster in order to keep all informed and aware of the department. Experience: Research and data collection: Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Ability to work on multiple projects in adherence to strict guidelines. Customer service: Technology/live production. Attributes: Initiative, Ability to work collaboratively and independently. Professional Demeanor: Organized/detail oriented.

Location: 125 Bateman Street, Suite 115

Hours Per Week: 20 hours per week

How To Apply: Please email resume and cover letter to Casey Quinn-Caliguro at

Date inactive: 5/6/2016

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Fitness and Wellness Graduate Assistant Any 3/29/2016 [-]

Employing Department: Health and Sport Sciences

Contact: Laura Marinaro


Job Title: Fitness and Wellness Graduate Assistant

Job Description:
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 2016.

Salary: $4000 stipend, 18 credits tuition remission per year

How To Apply:
Please submit resume, letter of interest and contact information for three professional/academic references to: Ms. Laura Marinaro, Department of Health and Sport Sciences, Salisbury University, 1101 Camden Avenue, Salisbury, MD 21801 (materials can also be submitted via e-mail:

Majors Required: Related field: health, exercise science, etc.

Date inactive: 5/20/2016

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Exercise Science GA Any 3/29/2016 [-]

Employing Department: Health and Sports Sciences

Contact: Autumn Romanowski


Job Title: Exercise Science GA

Job Description:
The Department of Health and Sport Sciences is seeking energetic, reliable and professional students who are proficient in fitness testing, fitness instruction and exercise prescription as well as Kinesiology to fill vacant Graduate Assistant positions for the 2016 - 2017 academic year. Graduate assistants will be responsible for teaching the laboratory sections for at least two of the following classes: Kinesiology, Exercise Physiology, Fitness Testing, Strength Training Techniques and Fitness Instruction. Expectations include the following: perform clinical instruction and supervision of exercise science students and perform classroom and lab instruction for designated courses in Exercise Science. In addition, graduate assistants will perform administrative tasks as assigned by the program director as well as help facilitate the Departmentâ?Ts Exercise is Medicine initiative. Qualified applicants must be certified in CPR/AED and FA and have an earned Bachelor's Degree in Exercise Science or a related field. Appointment will begin August 2016.

Location: Maggs Gym

Hours Per Week: 20

How To Apply: Send resume and cover letter to Autumn Romanowski,

Majors Required: Exercise Science/Applied Health Physiology Graduate program

Date inactive: 5/20/2016

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Career Services Graduate Assistant Any 3/22/2016 [-]

Employing Department: Career Services

Contact: Kevin Fallon


Job Title: Career Services Graduate Assistant

Job Description:
About The Office 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. About the Position 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. Our Graduate Assistants must be available to work 20 hours per week, spread over at least 3 days. (In other words, working 2 ten hour days per week is not permitted however, a work week of 5 days with 4 hour shifts each day is acceptable.) Specific Responsibilities: Provide front-line client service to students, alumni, faculty/staff, and employers in a professional manner: greet clients, schedule appointments, 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 session; 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 Requirements: You MUST be accepted into a graduate program at Salisbury University to apply. 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). Presentation and teaching skills. Candidates from all Masters Programs are encouraged to apply, enrollment in the Higher Education program a strong plus Compensation This graduate assistantship offers a stipend of $4,000 per semester paid in biweekly installments and a tuition waiver of up to 9 hours per semester. To Apply Send resume and cover letter along with two references to Kevin Fallon, Director of Career Services at

Location: GUC Suite 133

Hours Per Week: 20

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

Majors Required: Candidates from all Masters Programs are encouraged to apply, enrollment in the MEd - Higher Education track a strong plus. 

Date inactive: 8/1/2016

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Graduate Assistant for Student Disability Support Services Any 3/11/2016 [-]

Employing Department: Office of Student Disability Support Services

Contact: Kate MacDonald


Job Title: Graduate Assistant for Student Disability Support Services

Job Description:
Office Overview The Office of Student Disability Support Services (OSDSS) is committed to fostering accessible learning opportunities and environments for students with disabilities. In working toward this mission, the OSDSS provides guidance, access to resources, and accommodations for students with disabilities including, but not limited to, medical, psychiatric, and learning disabilities, and mobility, visual, and hearing impairments. The OSDSS is currently seeking strong applicants for the position of Graduate Assistant (GA). In this position, the GA serves in various roles to include resource counselor, advocate, facilitator, leader and educator. In doing so, the GA provides direct services to students, interacts with faculty and staff, and provides coordination, assistance, and administrative support for the OSDSS office, its programs, and services. Position Overview Responsibilities of the OSDSS GA include: Conducting intake appointments for students, approving reasonable accommodation plans, and connecting students to related campus and community resources; Providing one-to-one disability resource counseling sessions for registered students; Generating and maintaining confidential student records; Managing the provision of educational materials in alternative formats; Assisting with training student employees and prioritizing their work tasks; Creating and implementing in-services for various campus constituents such as resident assistants and student orientation leaders; Furnishing testing accommodations such as proctoring, reading, and scribing, in conjunction with Counseling Center staff; Consulting with prospective students and their families; Participating in outreach initiatives on and off of campus; Taking part in various research projects and assessment initiatives, performing data collection, analysis and statistical reporting; Assisting with maintaining departmental website; Developing and executing special projects and/or programs according to individual interest and departmental priorities; Performing other duties as assigned. Applicant Requirements and Qualifications: A bachelor's degree is required. Enrollment in a master's degree program at the University is required, with majors in education, social work, nursing or a related field being preferred. Applicants must be service-oriented and have superior organizational and problem solving abilities. Additionally, applicants should have demonstrated competency for interacting with a wide diversity of people. Sensitivity to and understanding of diversity issues is imperative. Experience working with people with disabilities will be viewed favorably. Applicants must understand the essential need for interacting in a professional and ethical manner, to include maintaining confidentiality. The ability to work independently as well as part of a team is required and strong oral and written skills are essential. Applicants must be proficient in Microsoft Office applications (particularly Word, and Excel). Applicants must be able to work 20 hours per week (during Fall and Spring Semesters) over a minimum of four days (Monday-Friday) between the hours of 8:00am-5:00pm.

Location: Student Disability Support Services, Guerrieri University Center

Hours Per Week: 20

How To Apply: To apply, send all college transcripts, cover letter, resume and list of three references to: Katherine MacDonald, Disability Services Coordinator Office of Student Disability Support Services Salisbury University, GUC Rm 263 1101 Camden Avenue Salisbury, MD 21801 Applications submitted by April 8th, 2016 will receive first consideration. The position will remain open until filled.

Majors Required: All; Preferred: education, social work, nursing or a related field. 

Date inactive: 6/30/2016

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