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The Graduate Assistant for Student Activities will assist in the day to day operations in the area and will

SUMMARY:

The Graduate Assistant for Student Activities: Events, will assist in the day to day operations in the area and will report directly to the Director of Student Activities.  The primary emphasis of this position is to assist in the implementation of student programs with the goal to increase student involvement through social program.  Emphasis will be given to both commuter and residential students.  GA will be required to work an average of 25 hours per week.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following:

 

  •   Spend time   becoming familiar with the programming efforts at RU
  •   Be knowledgeable   of the resources available on campus to all students
  •   Make student   referrals utilizing available resources
  •   Assist in the   preparation of all activities linked with CAB, Student Activities,       Orientation, Welcome Weeks, Family Weekend, Homecoming, April Weekend,     Sibling Weekend, etc.
  •   Complete specific   Orientation and Activity tasks assigned
  •   Assist director   throughout with programming and events
  •   Prepare and   send correspondence to students
  •   Assist in   scheduling student events
  •   Observe/shadow CAB   meetings with Director
  •   Hold meetings   while being observed by Director for constructive feedback
  •   Once Director   and GA feel comfortable, the GA may conduct meetings        unsupervised and will   have their own supervision load (CAB)
  •   Assist in gathering   data for month end and year end reports  
  •   Maintain Website/   Event Calendar/ Event Publicity
  •   Complete end of   semester status reports on programs and seek feedback for    next semester   programming
  •   Research “Best   Practices” in commuter students, future programs and other    topics as needed
 
 
 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

  • Must possess a Bachelor’s degree
  • Candidate will admitted into the MAT or MBA program     
  • Ideal candidate will have undergraduate experience in student life/student development and be familiar with co-curricular activities in higher education.
  • Must have knowledge of publisher, excel, and word; graphic design/ editing a plus.

BENEFITS INCLUDE:

  • Tuition remission up to 21 hours per year
  • Monthly stipend

TO APPLY:

Resumes will be accepted until the position is filled.  Please submit a cover letter, resume and a list of professional references to:

humanresources@rockford.edu

 

 

The graduate assistant position in the Lang Center is a very diverse position…

Lang Center for Health, Wellness and Counseling

Graduate Assistant Position

Position Description:

The graduate assistant position in the Lang Center is a very diverse position. The student will have experiences within the Health, Wellness, Counseling and Disability Services Center as well as in the Rockford Community. The graduate assistant will work with the Director of Lang Center on community outreach programs that include programs through the Rockford Health Council, and the University of Illinois College of Medicine as well as other community agencies.

The graduate assistant will be an integral part of disability services providing one on one assistance to students and technical support for textbook conversion and adaptive software. The graduate assistant will also provide support for health and wellness activities on site i.e. nutrition and fitness education, drug and alcohol education, sexual assault prevention, sexually transmitted illness prevention, and general health education information to the campus community including making this information available on our website.

The graduate assistant will work collaboratively with campus activities and residence life staff to promote healthy lifestyle programming to our campus.

Responsibilities:

Maintain weekly organized schedule at Lang

Attend Lang Center weekly staff meetings

Maintain open lines of communication between community agencies and campus offices

Provide technical assistance for DSS students in the areas of adaptive software and textbook conversion

One on one tutoring with students especially in areas of reading and writing

Develop relationships with neighborhood schools and organizations (Rockford Public School District 205, Rockford Sexual Assault, WAVE, United Way, Winnebago County Health Department) and foster long term relationships between Rockford University and these agencies.

Work with nursing and counseling to provide health education programming to residential and commuter student groups.

Qualifications:

Must have a bachelor’s degree
Must be admitted in a Master’s program (MAT, MBA)
Must have familiarity with volunteer agencies
Must have good interpersonal and communication skills
Must possess excellent computer skills to include word processing, database use and OCR software
Benefits include tuition remission and a monthly stipend.
 
To apply:
 
Please submit resume, cover letter and list of three professional references to HumanResources@Rockford.edu

 

 

 
 

The Graduate Assistant will support Career Development through planning and executing workshops and events, counseling students and alumni, and effectively performing other duties as listed in the description.  He/she co- supervises student workers. When the Director is out of the office, the Graduate Assistant will act in his/her place.  The benefits include a monthly stipend and up to 21 credit hours of tuition remission per academic year.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following:

  • Counsel students regarding resumes, cover letters, interviewing, deciding a career path, finding an internship, graduate school, the job search, etc.
  • Work with undecided students through one-on-one appointments to help them learn how their values, skills, interest and personality relate to choosing a career path.
  • Help plan and organize the annual Career and Internship Fair
  • Help plan and organize other events and workshops including Coffee and Career Chats, Nursing Interview Workshop, Education Interview Workshop, etc.
  • Help prepare and write articles for the semi-annual Career Connections newsletter
  • Update internal career portal and external website with career related information and events and services offered by the department
  • Present career-related material in workshops and classes
  • Inform current students and potential students of services offered by Career Services at ROAR Days, SOAR Days and Visit Days
  • Help manage the Federal Work Study Off-Campus Program, including the annual budget
  • Administer and gather data from graduate surveys
  • Other duties as assigned 

QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Applicant must be admitted into the MAT or MBA program.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills. Must be computer proficient and comfortable with general office equipment (phone, fax, printer).
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret information.
  • Ability to work 25+ hours per week.
  • Ability to effectively present information to students, parents, employers, faculty, and staff.
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
  • Ability to develop rapport with students and alumni to effectively counsel them. 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

Bachelor’s degree required. A degree in psychology, education or a related field is desired.

APPLICATION PROCESS:  Review of candidates will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  Interested applicants should send their resume, cover letter and list of professional  references to: HumanResources@rockford.edu

 
 
 
   
Primary Category: Graduate Assistant
Type of Position: Graduate Assistant, Softball
Education Requirement: Bachelor’s Degree, Must be admitted to MAT or MBA program
Description & Details
The Regent’s Softball Team invites applicants for a Graduate Assistant position to begin Fall 2017.
SUMMARY:1. To foster, mold, guide, lead, and direct student-athletes towards a quality educational experience in order to obtain the ultimate goal of a degree.
2. To develop a successful collegiate softball program and individual coaching philosophy through recruiting, off-season programs, practice planning, and in-season execution.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Recruiting phone calls, off-campus visits, setting up on-campus visits.
• High School visits, both in and out of state.
• Setting up and executing practices.
• Game and practice coaching.
• Individual student-athlete meetings.
• Weekly study table sessions.
• Set up individual tutoring and learning sessions through the usage of Rockford University programs.
• Classroom attendance and grade checks.
• Strength and conditioning supervision.
• Film breakdown of both practice and game film.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

• Bachelors Degree.
• Acceptance into the graduate program
• Successful playing experience preferably at the collegiate level.
• Position specific knowledge of the game
• A valid driver’s license
• Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
• Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
• Must be willing to take initiative and work hard
• Working knowledge of Strength and Conditioning

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The physical and mental demands of this position are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential job functions of an assistant softball coach. While performing the duties of this job, employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, feel objects, tools, or controls, and talk and hear. The employee frequently is required to sit and reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, stoop, and kneel. The incumbent may occasionally lift and/or move up to 45 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

Employees work in a professional office environment that is highly visible to members and the university community. Normal office conditions prevail. Ability to be available at times outside normal working hours for meetings and events is a must.

How to Apply
Email a letter of interest, resume and list of three professional references to:

HumanResources@rockford.edu

 

 

POSITION: Graduate Assistant, Radio Station Manager

DEPARTMENT: Marketing

SUMMARY:

The Graduate Assistant coordinates all of the components of the radio station, including but not limited to: developing the programming infrastructure, managing the volunteer schedule and duties, developing revenue generation (i.e. sponsorhip, etc.) opportunities, and cultivating new relationships.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Admitted to the MBA or MAT program. In addition, self motivated individual, who can multi-task and provide oversight to managing the programming, volunteers and development of the University’s radio station. Strong communication and written skills are also necessary. Familiarity with station equipment and technology. Music background and interest a plus.

BENEFITS:

  • Working Hours-approximately 25 hours per week, not to exceed 40 hours in any week
  • Tuition Remission-21 hours over Fall, Spring, Summer (9,9,3)
  • Stipend- $200 per working month.

Any GA working a portion of the year will receive prorated benefits.  The above described benefits assume 12 months of work.

TO APPLY:

Submit a letter of interest, resume and list of three professional references to HumanResources@rockford.edu

Graduate Assistant-Athletics

04/20/2017 4:00 pm

Position: Graduate Assistant

Department: Athletics Admin

SUMMARY:

  1. To foster, mold, guide, lead and direct student athletes towards a quality educational experience in order to obtain the ultimate goal of a degree.
  2. To assist in developing a successful athletic department.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Individual student athlete meetings
  • Weekly study table sessions
  • Set up individual tutoring and learning sessions through the usage of Rockford University programs.
  • Classroom attendance and grade checks
  • Strength and conditioning supervision
  • Coordination of special departmental projects
  • Other duties as assigned

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Must be admitted into the MAT or MBA program
  • Possess a valid driver’s license and personal auto insurance
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Must be willing to take initiative and work hard

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The physical and mental demands of this position are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successsfully perform the essential job functions of an assistant in athletics. While performing the duties of this job, employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, feel objects, tools or controls, and talk and hear. The employee frequently is required to sit and reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, stoop and kneel. The incumbent may occasionally lift and/or move up to 45 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

HOW TO APPLY:

Email letter of interest, resume and list of three professional references to:

HumanResources@rockford.edu

 

Date Posted: 04/20/2017
Primary Category: Graduate Assistant
Type of Position: Graduate Assistant, Men’s Soccer
Education Requirement: Bachelor’s
Description & Details
Rockford University, a member of the NCAA Division III, located in north central Illinois, invites applications for a graduate assistant position with Men’s Soccer. The primary responsibility will be to assist the head coach in all facets of the program, including the recruitment of quality student-athletes, organization and planning of practices, game preparation, administrative duties, scouting, and monitoring of student-athlete academic progress.  Graduate Assistants must be available to work 30+ hours per week.  The position includes tuition remission, room and board, and a stipend.

  • A bachelor’s degree is required.
  • Acceptance into the Graduate program.
  • Successful playing experience preferably at the collegiate level in men’s or women’s soccer.
  • Position specific knowledge of the game
  • Valid driver’s license and personal auto insurance
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
How to Apply / Contact
Priority application deadline is May 5th, 2017.  Submit a  letter of application, resume, and a list of three professional references to: HumanResources@rockford.edu.  Review of candidates will begin immediately and applications will be accepted until position is filled.

 

Date Posted: 4/20/17
Primary Category: Graduate Assistant
Type of Position: Graduate Assistant, Sports Information
Education Requirement: Bachelor’s Degree, Must be admitted into the MAT or MBA program
Description & Details
SUMMARY: The Sports Information Graduate Assistant will assist the Sports Information Director with the promotion and publicity of Rockford University’s 14 NCAA Division III intercollegiate varsity sports.

RESPONSIBILITIES: The Sports Information Graduate Assistant responsibilities include but are not limited to assisting with all game day operations; writing, editing, and disseminating press releases, game notes and stories; producing athletics publications, managing the athletic department social media pages and producing other digital media content; updating the athletics website (www.GoRegents.com); compiling, maintaining, and distributing statistics; and operating computer systems including Adobe Creative Suite and Stat Crew. Some travel may be required.

QUALIFICATIONS: A bachelor’s degree in journalism, public relations or related field; admission into a Rockford University graduate program; previous experience in a Sports Information Office is preferred; Experience with and knowledge of Adobe suite and Stat Crew is recommended.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: Sports Information requires attendance at most home athletic events, both indoor and outdoors; Extensive nights and weekends are required; Office work will also be involved.

How to Apply
Review of candidates will begin immediately.  Please submit a cover letter, resume and list of three references to:

HumanResources@rockford.edu