Rocket Career Center

 Graduate Assistant Positions

Are you looking for a graduate assistantship for the academic year 2024- 2025?

The Division of Student Affairs and other academic student support offices are excited to provide a number of graduate assistantships to current and incoming graduate students for the 2024- 2025 academic year.

Hiring Timeline

Application Period: January 16, 2024 - February 25, 2024 

Interview Period: February 26, 2024 - March 25, 2024 

Official offers to candidates will be made in April 2024

For question regarding the Division of Student Affairs and other academic student support offices graduate assistantships, please contact the Rocket Career Center at rocketcareercenter@utoledo.edu

Required Application Materials 

You will want to make sure you have the following documents up to date for your application. You will be able to apply to multiple positions within this application. 

  • COVER LETTER 

    • You will be able to apply to multiple positions with submitting this single application. Please write a cover letter for each position you will be applying for.
  • RESUME oR CV

    • You will only need to submit one resume or CV.
  • REFERENCES 

    • Please include three references that can speak to your professional skills.

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2024 - 2025 Graduate Assistant Job Descriptions 

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Benefits of Graduate Assistantships
  • Gain expertise in the field of study
  • Enhance research skills
  • Develop leadership skills
  • Acquire administrative experience in the academic setting
  • Receive tuition benefits to assist with educational expenses
  • Experience an opportunity to influence undergraduate students
  • Enhance their connection with other graduate students 

 

Opportunities within multiple areas of student services and support! 

Application CLOSED

The Graduate Assistant Application is closed for the 2024-2025 academic year. 

 

Graduate Assistant for Rocket Style Operations, Rocket Career Center

Job Title: Graduate Assistant for Rocket Style Operations  

Department/College: Rocket Career Center

Position Location (Building, Campus): Lancelot Thompson Student Union, Main Campus  

Start Date: August 2024 End Date: May 2025   

Supervisors Name or Title: Laura Jane Rasmussen, manager, marketing and events 

Hours per Week: The Graduate Assistant will work 20 hours per week and receive tuition (for up to 9 credit hours) and a stipend paid bi-monthly. 

Job Description: 

The Rocket Career Center is looking for a UToledo graduate student to join our team for the 2024 - 2025 academic year. This position will include management of our retail-like career closet, Rocket Style. 

Rocket Style Career Closet serves as an on-campus resource for UToledo students to “shop” for professional clothing items at no cost to them. The Graduate Assistant is a leadership role that will oversee daily operations of the Rocket Style Career Closet including oversight of student staff team, donation processes, trainings and development for students, and working as a personal stylist for appointments. Additionally, the GA will gather data about the closet activity and demographics of the student shoppers. Some analysis and manipulation of assessment data may be involved to produce reports and presentations for internal and external stakeholders to effectively tell the Rocket Career Center's story. 

The Graduate Assistant is responsible for delivering a highly satisfying and affirming customer experience, demonstrating support for individual expression and diversity and inclusion in all forms, embodying positive customer experience principles and philosophy, and maintaining a clean and organized store environment. The Graduate Assistant must adhere to Rocket Style, the Rocket Career Center, and the Division of Student Affairs policies and procedures. 

The Graduate Assistant will work 20 hours per week and receive tuition (for up to 9 credit hours) and a stipend paid bi-monthly. 

Responsibilities

  • Provides onboarding, ongoing training, and supervision of student employees (Style Ambassadors) 
  • Oversight of career closet appointments, inventory processes, and donations 
  • Manages donation drop off including tracking, inventory, and stocking. 
  • Maintains all organizational, cleanliness standards for Rocket Style and participates in the maintenance/cleanliness of the entire space. 
  • Assist in answering questions on career preparation including interviewing, career fairs, and professional dress. 
  • Cross-promotes the Rocket Career Center resources and makes referrals as appropriate. 
  • Provide excellent customer service to all students and staff. 
  • Analyze and manipulate assessment data to produce reports and presentations for internal and external stakeholders to effectively tell the Rocket Career Center story. 
  • Use Microsoft Excel and other spreadsheet, data visualization, and analysis tools. 

Qualifications

  • Must be enrolled as a full-time graduate student at the University of Toledo for 2024/2025 school year. 
  • Analytical skills 
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to present data and complex ideas in an easy to understand manner 
  • Familiarity with data visualization techniques and tools a plus 
  • Excellent verbal and written skills 
  • Possesses excellent customer service skills 
  • Possesses strong organizational skills with attention to detail 
  • Capable of handling multiple tasks at one time 
  • Able to respond appropriately to changes in direction or unexpected situations 
  • Possesses strong communication skills 
  • Capable of lifting heavy objects with or without reasonable accommodation 
  • Works effectively with peers and supervisors to accomplish tasks 
  • Any experience or combination of experience related to (retail) operations, data analysis and/or supervision is a plus 

Note: Please be sure to include in your cover letter how you are qualified to perform in the role. This position will be focused on the career closet which will require strong interpersonal, communication and cultural competencies dealing with diverse populations. 

Student Advocacy Graduate Assistant, Center for Advocacy and Student Experience

Job Title: Student Advocacy Graduate Assistant  

Department/College: The Center for Advocacy and Student Experience  

Position Location (Building, Campus): Student Union 2518, Main Campus  

Start Date: August 2024   End Date:  May 2026 

Supervisors Name or Title: Jewel Mundoe, Program Manager, Student Advocacy and Services 

Work Hours:  Work hours will traditionally fall between 8:15am and 5pm (Mon-Fri).  Potential for some weekend and evening hours.  

Hours per Week: The Graduate Assistant will work 20 hours a week and receive tuition (up to 9 credit hours) and a bi-weekly stipend.  

Position Summary    

Graduate Assistants (GA) in the Center for Advocacy and Student Experience (CASE) will work cohesively with the staff, including student workers, to carry out the mission of providing a safe environment that supports rich engagement and a sense of belonging. The Graduate Assistant’s primary responsibility is to assist in the overall operation of the CASE. Graduate Assistant will report to the Program Manager, Student Advocacy and Services. 

The Student Advocacy Graduate Assistant is expected to be inclusive and committed to supporting students’ academic and personal success through a compassionate response and connection to resources.  The Student Advocacy Graduate Assistant is expected to have exceptional customer service, collaborative abilities, demonstrate administrative proficiency, possess problem-solving skills, and be capable of working independently with little to no supervision. The Graduate Assistant will provide outreach and address students’ concern in a timely manner and empower students to access resources, tools and services to develop and thrive at the University of Toledo.  

 Principal Duties and Responsibilities  

Rank  

List of Job Duties 

Percent of Time  

1.  

CASE Initiatives 

  • Collaborate and work with other offices in the Division of Student Affairs, other campus departments, and the campus community to promote the CASE mission. 
  • Assist in the supervision of student employees responsible for the daily operations of Student Food Pantries. 
  • Assist in the development of leadership training/in-services for student staff. 
  • Field parent/guardian, faculty, or staff concerns about students. 
  • Meet with students concerning Rocket Care Reports for any concerns about students or concerns from students. 
  • Coordinate marketing and communication efforts of Student Advocacy and the Food Pantry 
  • Assist with compiling data and assessment efforts for the office.  
  • Work to update and maintain the administrative needs of the office via the Engage Software (Invonet).  
  • Serve on a minimum of two divisional/university committees like Family Weekend, Weeks of Welcome. 
  • Promote/market the CASE throughout the University community as directed. 
  • Maintain documentation and case follow up through the Maxient software. 

   

65%  

2.  

General Office Administration  

  • Maintain the confidentiality and integrity of student records. 
  • Oversee the day-to-day operations of the Student Food Pantry, ensuring efficient coordination, stocking, and distribution to meet the diverse needs of our student community. 
  • Assist in managing projects independently and assume responsibility for projects through completion. 
  • Assist in administrative duties as assigned by the Assistant Provost for Student Success and Retention, the Student Advocate, the Vice President of Student Affairs/Dean of Students  

30%  

4.  

Perform other duties as assigned.  

5%  

   

TOTAL  

100%  

Qualifications: 

  • A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution of higher education, specifically in the areas of Public Health, Social Work, Counseling, or related field.  
  • Ability and commitment to work with students of diverse backgrounds 
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills, and strong attention to detail. 
  • Capable of handling multiple projects and strong time management skills  
  • Ability to problem-solve and adapt to unexpected problems and situations, and work in a fast-paced, team environment
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality on all student records and other confidential matters
  • Ability to adhere to FERPA, HIPAA, and institutional policies 

Graduate Assistant, Office of Multicultural Student Success

Job Title: Office of Multicultural Student Success Graduate Assistant 

Department/College: Office of Multicultural Student Success 

Position Location (Building, Campus): Student Union 2500, Main Campus 

Start Date: August 2024 End Date: May 2025  

Supervisors Name or Title: Program Manager 

Work Hours: (if they vary you may want to at least indicate if they include day, evening or weekend hours) Work hours will traditionally fall between 8:15am and 5pm (Mon-Fri).  Potential for some weekend and evening hours. [example: study tables on Tuesdays from 5-7pm]

Hours per Week: The Graduate Assistant will work 20 hours per week and receive tuition (for up to 9 credit hours) and a stipend paid bi-monthly. 

Position Summary 

Graduate Assistants (GA) in the Office of Multicultural Student Success (OMSS) will work cohesively with the staff to carry out the mission of the office, which is to create a supportive campus environment for students of various cultures and diverse backgrounds. Graduate Assistants’ primary responsibility is to assist in the overall administration of OMSS. Graduate Assistants will report to the office staff. 

The OMSS Graduate Assistant is expected to be student-centered, administratively sound, task-oriented, relationship-oriented, have the ability to problem solve, and must have the ability to work autonomously and with a team. Strong customer service and computer skills, experience with social media and marketing, exceptional research skills and the ability to work successfully with a variety of campus stakeholders are also highly desired skills.  

The Graduate Assistant develops, delivers and coordinates programs and services to provide outreach, support, advocacy and community building for all students.  In alignment with the university’s core values, the office collaborates with offices and programs campus-wide to serve students, assess, and respond to student and community needs.   

 Principal Duties and Responsibilities 

Rank 

List of Job Duties 

Percent of Time 

1. 

OMSS Initiatives 

  • Coordinate programs and activities sponsored by the OMSS, including but not limited to social events, educational panels, lectures, film series, and celebrations including the planning, implementation and assessment of programs (coordinating rooms, marketing, evaluation, etc.). 
  • Assist with heritage/history month planning committees 
  • Coordinate marketing and communication efforts 
  • Collaborate and work in conjunction with other offices in the Division, other campus departments, and the community to promote the OMSS mission. 
  • Assist with mentorship/leadership programs 
  • Assist in managing projects independently and assume responsibility for projects through completion. 
  • Attend training, such as diversity education and Safe Place. 
  • Research best practices in the field with comparable institutions. 
  • Serve as a resource, advisor, and mentor to students and student organizations, and make appropriate referrals when appropriate 

  

65% 

2. 

General Office Administration 

  • Work in a team environment by assisting the OMSS professional staff with program development, student advising, and general office work, assume responsibility for projects through completion, data collection, report writing, and agendas/materials for various meetings. 
  • Maintain regular office hours and occasional night and weekend hours to assist with facility coverage and events. 
  • Provide front office coverage as needed 
  • Completion of weekly/monthly reporting. 
  • Completion of monthly p-card reporting  

30% 

4. 

Perform other duties as assigned. 

5% 

  

TOTAL 

100% 

 

Graduate Assistant Operations and Special Events, Office of Recreational Services

Job Title:  Graduate Assistant, Operations and Special Events 

Department/College: Office of Recreational Services 

Position Location (Building, Campus):  Student Recreation Center 

Start Date: August 2024    End Date:  May 2026  

Supervisors Name:  Coordinator, Events and Facility Operations (Taylor Bynoe) 

Work Hours: Work hours will traditionally fall between 8:15pm and 5pm (Mon-Fri).  Potential for some weekend and evening hours at the discretion of Supervisor 

Hours per Week: The Graduate Assistant will work 20 hours per week and receive tuition (for up to 9 credit hours) and a stipend paid bi-monthly. 

Job description:  

  • Manage and supervise the Building Supervisors and Operations Assistants at the Student Recreation Center including, hiring, training, scheduling, supervising, disciplining, and evaluating student employees. 
  • Assist with supervision of Facility and Operations Student Specialist 
  • Coordinate student organizations use of facilities with Office of Student Involvement and Leadership (OSIL) 
  • Assist with preparation and day of management of large Community and UT Department Events  
  • Assist with the daily operations of the Student Recreation Center including equipment upkeep, purchase of open recreation equipment and inventory as well as facility policy development and enforcement. 
  • Assist with providing information to customers and potential customers regarding events such as birthday parties, field trips, after proms and other special events. 
  • Coordinate and manage all functions of service center (equipment) area - Coordinate and manage the departments Lost and Found procedures and protocol. 
  • Attend all required department staff meetings and functions.
  • Assist with monitoring all facility forms related to maintenance, medical and equipment. 
  • Maintain weekly office hours as instructed by supervisor. 
  • Serve as a contributing member of the Student Development Committee.
  • Serve on Student Infraction Appeals Committee
  • Other duties as assigned. 

Qualifications:  

  • Bachelor’s degree required. 
  • Candidates must pursue a Graduate Degree in Business Administration,  Management, Communications, Higher Education, Public Administration or Recreation Administration.  Offers are contingent upon acceptance into the previously mentioned graduate programs. 
  • Must meet The University of Toledo student employment qualifications. 
  • Must have event management experience. 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, strong attention to detail, and ability to work with diverse groups. 
  • Capable of handling multiple projects and strong time management skills 
  • Ability to problem-solve and adapt to unexpected problems and situations. 
  • Must have and maintain current American Red Cross BLS CPR/AED and First Aid Certification.
  • Prefer instructor level certification (can be obtained within the first 6 months of hire).
  • Attend all UToledo orientations and trainings.
  • Must clear a criminal background check through The University of Toledo. 

Administrative Graduate Assistant, Office of Residence Life

Job Title: Administrative Graduate Assistant  

Department/College: Residence Life  

Position Location: Main Campus

Start Date: August 2024   End Date: May 2025  

Supervisors Name or Title: Hailey Curry, director, Residence Life 

Hours per Week: The Graduate Assistant will work 20 hours per week and receive tuition (for up to 9 credit hours) and a stipend paid bi-monthly. 

Job Description:

The Administrative Graduate Assistant is a live-out position with responsibility for several administrative areas, student conduct, and residence education. The Administrative Graduate Assistant is an academic year appointment and a 20 hour a week commitment, with full enrollment in a degree granting academic program at the University of Toledo. All Residence Life graduate assistants must recognize the value of and work toward the establishment of community and a positive student experience. 

Qualifications: 

Rank 

List of Job Duties  

Percent of Time 

1 

Administration 

  • Create and distribute monthly Residence Life Review newsletter to RAs under the guidance of the Assistant Director of Residence Life.  
  • Assist with the marketing of the Residence Life department. This includes but is not limited to assisting at University Admission’s events and Rocket Launches, updating LLC brochures, and crafting other marketing materials.   
  • Update Residence Life forms and manuals. This includes but is not limited to housing forms, administrative forms, and staff and training manuals.  
  • Support the student experience through excellent customer service when answering phones and walk-in questions at the ORL front desk as needed.  
  • Attend all department and committee meetings as required.  
  • Develop and maintain formal/informal contacts with the central office staff and professional staff.  
  • Create, maintain and establish an organization system (folders, materials, share drive, flash drive, etc.) for transition purposes.  

40% 

2 

Student Conduct  

  • Under the direction of the Associate Director, assist in the adjudication of student conduct violations. Meet with students, explain student conduct procedures, discuss incidents, and make recommendations for sanctions.  
  • Fulfill reporting responsibilities to the Office of Residence Life and the Office of Student Conduct as necessary or directed. Prepare and submit student conduct reports as assigned. 
  • Follow educational sanctioning recommendations and ensure that the status of assigned educational sanctions is documented and maintained.  
  • Maintain communication with professional hall staff and other appropriate personnel regarding building and campus incidents, issues, and requests. 
  • Conduct presentations for students and staff related to the Student Code of Conduct and student conduct system. 
  • Design and update student conduct materials on ORL’s website. 

20% 

3 

Residence Education 

  • Serve as a resource to all hall staff in Residence Education, specifically as it relates to large-scale programming.  
  • Assist with the development and promotion of Living Learning Communities and Special Interest Communities. 
  • Develop materials and provide resource materials for ORL initiatives such as Welcome Week and Resident Appreciation Week. 
  • Assist with the First-Year Resident Orientation Guide (FROG) program. 

20% 

4 

Serve on departmental committees as needed. 

10% 

5 

Support the student experience through excellent customer service. 

5% 

6 

Perform other duties as assigned. 

  • Attend scheduled pre-service and in-service training sessions. 
  • Assume other job related responsibilities as requested or assigned. 

5% 

  

TOTAL 

100% 

Impact on the Organization 

  1. Indirect impact on safety of students living in university housing facility by communication of policies and procedures.  
  1. Indirect impact on student retention by participating in marketing and student programming initiatives, managing student conflicts through the student conduct system, and making referrals to various campus resources.  

Qualifications/Knowledge, Skills and Abilities  

  • Education/experience/licensing: 
  • A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution of higher education. 
  • Enrollment in a University of Toledo graduate program. 
  • Experience working in an office setting and/or residence hall preferred.  

Other skills:          

  • Strong administrative skills. 
  • Strong communication skills. 
  • Strong organizational skills.  
  • Ability and commitment to work with students of diverse backgrounds. 

Reporting Relationships  

The Administrative Graduate Assistant may be indirectly supervised by the following positions and also receive work direction from the Director of Residence Life, Associate Directors, Assistant Directors, and Area Coordinators. The Student Conduct Officer may also provide work direction related to student conduct.  

Working Conditions 

The Administrative Graduate Assistant works in a professional office environment with possible high stress levels.  Some evening and weekend hours are required. May require lifting of no more than 50lbs.   

Graduate Hall Director, Office of Residence Life

Job Title: Graduate Hall Director  

Department/College: Residence Life  

Position Location (Building, Campus): Main Campus, Various Locations  

Start Date: August 2024 End Date:  May 2025  

Supervisors Name or Title: Hailey Curry, Director, Residence Life 

Work Hours: : The Graduate Assistant will work 20 hours per week and receive tuition (for up to 9 credit hours) and a stipend paid bi-monthly. 

Job Description:

The Graduate Hall Director is a staff member of the Office of Residence Life, responsible for providing leadership and direction to a comprehensive student development program and for the administrative operation of a residential community. The expectation is that this is accomplished through interactions with students and staff both inside and outside of the office environment. Initiatives in this area are valued and celebrated. Emphasis is placed on creating a community where the student experience is positive and staff provides excellent customer service. 

 

Rank 

List of Job Duties 

Percent of Time 

1. 

Supervise, train, evaluate, and provide professional development for paraprofessional staff including assistance with desk management, with the goal of creating a positive student experience. 

30% 

  

 2. 

Develop relationships, programs, and initiatives with emphasis on 

community development, student success, and student retention.  Lead and support departmental efforts such as floor programs /large scale hall programs, divisional efforts with student involvement; and university efforts such as retention initiatives. 

15% 

3. 

Under the direction of the Residence Life Coordinator/Senior Staff, advise hall council and encourage student participation and leadership in hall functions and hall council. 

5% 

4. 

Adjudicate hall conduct matters by means of educational methods, documentation, meetings and referrals. 

10% 

5. 

Provide crisis management support and critical incident intervention 

including serving on a campus –wide duty rotation for 2200+ students. 

10% 

6. 

Assist in the development and management of living learning 

communities, special interest/themed communities, academic partnerships, and in-hall academic assistance programs. 

10% 

            8. 

Provide excellent customer service through communicating with staff, students and families about policies, procedures, resources and other matters as needed. 

5% 

            9. 

Monitor student payroll and hall budgets. 

Complete program approval and assessment forms and shop for RA programs as needed. 

5% 

          10. 

Serve on departmental Student Affairs, and campus wide committees. 

5% 

          11. 

Complete other duties as assigned. 

5% 

  

TOTAL 

100% 

Impact on the Overall Organization and Student Experience  

  1. Direct impact on the safety of students living in university housing through communication of policies and procedures to students and parents, utilizing best practices as it relates to facility management, serving in the Professional staff on-call duty rotation, as well as advising Village/Resident Advisers in their on-call duty responsibilities.  
  2. Direct impact on student retention by managing student conflict, adjudicating student conduct cases, providing care to individuals needing personal counsel, and making referrals to various campus resources (i.e. Title IX office, Counseling Center, Success Coaches, etc.).  
  3. Responsible for providing leadership with hall programming and Living Learning Community efforts. 
  4. Responsible for providing training, supervision, advising, and evaluation to paraprofessional staff who have daily contact with students.  

Qualifications/Knowledge, Skills and Abilities  

Education/experience/licensing: 

  • A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution of higher education. 
  • Enrollment in a University of Toledo graduate program. 
  • Experience working in a residence hall setting preferred.  

Other skills:  

  • Strong communication skills. 
  • Strong organizational skills.  
  • Ability and commitment to work with students of diverse backgrounds. 

Reporting Relationships   

Those who provide direction:  Residence Life Coordinators and Senior Staff.  

Those who report to the Graduate Hall Director: Senior RA, Resident Assistants, and Desk Assistants 

Working Conditions 

The Graduate Hall Director will work in a residence hall environment with possible high stress levels. Work environment is located directly in facility where students reside. GHDs live on premises and are accessible to students during business hours, during emergencies, and while serving on duty. GHDs regularly deal with high stress situations including crises such as attempted suicide, violence and drugs. Several evening and weekend hours are required via participation in the on-campus duty rotation, UToledo events and traditions, etc. May require lifting of no more than 50lbs. Must be able to travel to all university buildings and local hospitals.   

 

Graduate Assistant, Office of Student Conduct and Community Standards

Job Title: Office of Student Conduct and Community Standards Graduate Assistant 

Department/College: Office of Student Conduct and Community Standards 

Position Location (Building, Campus): 2518 Student Union 

Start Date: August 2024  End Date:  May 2025  

Supervisors Name or Title: Alex Lewin, Associate Director of Student Conduct and Community Standards

Work Hours: Work hours will traditionally fall between 8:15pm and 5pm (Mon-Fri).  Potential for some weekend and evening hours at the discretion of Supervisor 

Hours per Week: The Graduate Assistant will work 20 hours per week and receive tuition (for up to 9 credit hours) and a stipend paid bi-monthly. 

Job Description: 

The Office of Student Conduct and Community Standards (OSCCS) Graduate Assistant supports the area by assisting in the resolution of a variety of conflict and conduct issues, providing educational programming opportunities to community members, participating in administrative duties, and representing the department at events on and off campus. 

  • Serve as an Investigator and/or Hearing Authority for UToledo Student Code of Conduct Violations for individual students and student groups/organizations
  • Participate in the regular review and update of policies and processes by benchmarking other institutions and editing existing documents
  • Facilitate Educational Seminars/Sanction Presentations Assist in the recruitment, selection, and training of the University Conduct Board and the Title IX Board.
  • Conduct presentations and educational programming on behalf of the OSCCS including creating social media posts
  • Facilitate Background Checks for various entities and constituents of the University
  • Facilitate the Admissions Review Process Supervise, train, and develop paraprofessional staff Serve as a member of the CASE Team, assisting students with various needs 

Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution 
  • Enrollment in a UToledo Graduate Program 
  • Passion for student success and retention 
  • Desire to participate in policy change 
  • Strong communication, listening, and organizational skills 
  • Ability to multitask and handle multiple projects/cases at one time 
  • Commitment to working with students, staff, and faculty of diverse backgrounds 
  • Ability to work as a team member

Graduate Assistant for Leadership, Student Engagement

Job Title: Graduate Assistant for Leadership 

Department/College: Office of Student Engagement 

Position Location (Building, Campus): Student Union, Main Campus  

Start Date: August 2024 End Date:  May 2025  

Supervisors Name or Title: Program Manager for Leadership and Civic Engagement 

Work Hours: Work hours will traditionally fall between 8:15pm and 5pm (Mon-Fri).  Potential for some weekend and evening hours at the discretion of Supervisor 

Hours per Week: The Graduate Assistant will work 20 hours per week and receive tuition (for up to 9 credit hours) and a stipend paid bi-monthly. 

Job Description

The Office of Student Engagement seeks to build community and is committed to providing students with opportunities for involvement that will enhance and complement their UToledo experience. This is achieved through social, educational, and developmental programs that help students get connected to campus life, discover involvement initiatives, and leadership opportunities. The Office of Student Engagement is responsible for the following: supporting over 400 student organizations, distributing and monitoring student organization budgets, assisting with the formation of new student organizations, promoting student involvement and activities, training student leaders, leadership development programs, fraternity and sorority life, off-campus student services, civic and community engagement, service hours, university wide events, and providing event planning assistance.  

General Summary   

The Graduate Assistant for Leadership in the Office of Student Engagement is responsible for working with the Program Manager for Leadership and Civic Engagement to support leadership programs at The University of Toledo, primarily the Levis Leadership, UToledo LEADS program, the National Society of Leaders and Scholars (NSLS), and Lambda Sigma. The person in this position will assist in the administration, training, and support of student leaders. The GA will co-instruct two classes for first year Levis Leadership students: College Student Leadership Development I (COUN 3380) in the fall and College Student Leadership Development II (COUN 3390) in the spring. The person in this position will supervise the Undergraduate Assistants for Leadership (student staff members) and Levis Leadership facilitators. The GA will help advise and coordinate leadership programs and events such as the Levis Leadership Welcome Dinner, retreats, facilitator trainings, Levis Kickoff, Kalahari Leadership Retreat, service projects, mixers, the UToledo LEADS program, and end of the year banquets. In addition, the GA will assist with all functions of the Office of Student Engagement. The Graduate Assistant will maintain 20 office hours per week. 

Principle Duties and Responsibilities 

Rank 

 

List of Job Duties  

Percent of Time 

1. 

Co-instruct College Student Leadership Development I (COUN 3380) in the fall and College Student Leadership Development II (COUN 3390) in the spring. 

35% 

2. 

Advise Levis Leadership II-IV cohorts and coordinate overall Levis programs and events. 

25% 

3. 

Supervise the Undergraduate Assistants for Leadership and Levis Leadership facilitators. 

10% 

4. 

Help administer the UToledo LEADS program and the Levis Leadership scholarship and selection process.  

10% 

5. 

Advise the Lambda Sigma Society and coordinate overall programs and events. 

5% 

6. 

Assist in the administration, training, and support of student leaders and campus-wide leadership programs. 

5% 

7. 

Assist the Office of Student Engagement in supporting its events, programs, and services. 

5% 

8. 

Serve on Division and University committees as appointed. Support the Division of Student Affairs’ initiatives. Other duties as assigned. 

5% 

 

Total 

100% 

Impact on the Organization  

  1. Serves a lead role in providing leadership programs and events designed to develop students. 
  2. Serves as a leader of the Levis Leadership program and a role model for the students in the program. 
  3. Teaches students how to be more effective leaders. 
  4. Serves as a departmental representative on committees across the university where the Office of Student Engagement is collaborating with other offices and departments. 

Qualifications/Knowledge, Skills and Abilities 

Education/experience/licensing: 

  • Baccalaureate degree from an accredited four (4) year college or university required. 
  • Experience in student organization leadership at the collegiate level. 
  • Experience with event planning. 
  • Must be committed to diversity and inclusion and have an ability to work with diverse populations. 

Communication and other skills:  

  • Ability to lead large and small groups of students. 
  • Strong listening, verbal and written communication skills.  
  • Strong organizational skills. Ability to multi-task, often working on multiple projects at once. 
  • Ability to prioritize, work in a fast-paced environment, and meet deadlines with frequent interruptions and change of focus.  

Reporting Relationships:

Reports directly to the Program Manager for Leadership and Civic Engagement. At times may report to other Office of Student Engagement professional staff (Program Manager or Associate Director for Student Engagement and Fraternity and Sorority Life).   

Direct Reports: Undergraduate Assistants for Leadership (student employees) 

Working Conditions 

Works in a professional office setting with limited supervision and constant student interaction. This position may require lifting up to 25lbs and working frequent nights and weekends for events and meetings.  

Graduate Academic Support Advisor, TRIO Student Support Services

Job Title: Graduate Academic Support Advisor 

Department/College: TRIO Student Support Services 

Position Location (Building, Campus): Carlson Library 0300 

Start Date: August 2024 (Fall) End Date: May 2025 (Spring)   

Supervisors Name or Title: Kenneth Brown, Director of TRIO Student Support Services 

Work Hours: Work hours will traditionally fall between 8:15 am and 5pm (Mon-Fri).  Potential for some weekend and evening hours at the discretion of the Supervisor. 

Hours per Week: The Graduate Assistant will work 20 hours per week and receive tuition (for up to 9 credit hours) and a stipend paid bi-monthly

Job Description:

  • Coordinating administrative, recruitment, support services, and activities for the SSS program. 
  • Will support staff in coordinating student assessment measures, enrollment records, government reporting and compliance, academic workshops, and tutoring.  
  • Provides recruitment, assessment, and academic success support functions to participants in the SSS program to ensure ongoing successful progress toward completing degree programs at the University of Toledo.  
  • Utilizes University and program-specific data systems to evaluate, monitor and assist students with timely academic progress, exploration of various academic options, and course selection and registration.  
  • Serves as an intake counselor for all potential and new applicants. Completes intake and assessment procedures and recommends students for acceptance. 
  • Complete, monitor, and update customized academic success plans for program participants in support of the Advisor and provide interventions as appropriate to support SSS staff 
  • Provide guidance for career planning and exploration, financial literacy, and financial aid/scholarship opportunities through individual advising, group workshops, and Blackboard 
  • Plan and conduct seminars and student activities that foster the development of first-year students' non-cognitive skills necessary for social and academic acclimation 
  • Manage social medial outreach and communication. 
  • Coordinates the Fall “Welcome Back” party for new and continuing students.   
  • Interpret and disseminate information to students regarding University requirements, college skills, academic programs, and administrative procedures via information workshops, group meetings, webinars, Blackboard, flyers, etc. 
  • Makes presentations about the Student Support Services program at recruitment events, orientation courses, and informational tables. 
  • Conducts filing and other administrative responsibilities to maintain timely, confidential, and detailed records of student contacts, logs, case notes, and services provided to students.  

Must have the willingness to understand or gain knowledge on 

    • The psychology of human behavior. 
    • Mental, physical, and learning disabilities.  
    • Interpreting various academic, career, personality, and other test instruments.  
    • The role of noncognitive factors in low-income, first-generation, and disabled students that may prevent them from completing college 
    • Contemporary learning theory, learning styles, and educational methods 

Qualifications: 

  • Must be a full-time student fully admitted to a master’s degree program.   
  • Appointments will be preferably given to UT graduate students with a similar background to the target population. 
  • Understanding and ability to advise students from the target population. 
  • Ability to assist students with college preparation and planning. 
  • Knowledge of computers and software (Microsoft Office, Internet, etc.) 
  • Demonstrated excellence in written and oral communication skills. 
  • Experience in organizing and prioritizing simultaneous work assignments to meet deadlines. 
  • Experience in exercising initiative, good judgment, and independent decision-making. 
  • Must have good interpersonal skills and be a team player. 
  • Demonstrated sensitivity to diversity and multicultural issues 

Graduate Assistant, Title IX

Job Title: Graduate Assistant (Title IX Compliance, Prevention, and Assessment)  

Department/College: Title IX  

Position Location (Building, Campus): Snyder Memorial 1120, Main Campus and Health Science Campus  

Start Date: August 2024 (Fall)  End Date:  May 2025 (Spring)  

Supervisors Name or Title: Brittany Kupresanin, Manager, Title IX Compliance, Prevention, and Assessment and Vicky Kulicke, Director, Title IX and Compliance and Title IX Coordinator  

Work Hours: Hours typically fall within 8:15am-5:00pm however some evening and weekend hours are required and are minimal as well as discussed and planned prior to execution of event. Work hours primarily occur on Main Campus but events do occur on Health Science Campus that require travel to that campus.  

Hours per Week:

The Graduate Assistant will work 20 hours per week and receive tuition (for up to 9 credit hours) and a stipend paid bi-monthly

Job Description:

The Title IX Compliance, Prevention, and Assessment graduate assistant is responsible for assisting Title IX staff with a variety of tasks.  The graduate assistant will help with planning, implementing, and monitoring prevention programs for the campus community. The graduate assistant is also responsible for creating educational materials and presentations, as well as conducting presentations.  The graduate assistant will also attend informational outreach programs to help promote Title IX services.  The graduate assistant will assist with program marketing efforts including the use of Canva and social media. They will also assist in overseeing student workers, interns, etc.  Minimum of 20 hours per week, evenings and weekends are required at times.  

Rank  

List of Job Duties  

Percent of Time  

1.  

   

Coordinate the planning, implementation, and monitoring of prevention programs (e.g., What Were You Wearing Campaign, sexual assault awareness month activities, Tabling, Bystander Intervention Presentations) for the campus community.  

   

60%  

2.  

Create educational materials and presentations on various topics, and deliver presentations including nights and weekends  

10%  

3.  

Monitor/maintain Title IX program marketing efforts including the use of social media.  

10%  

4.  

Attend informational outreach programs promoting Title IX services.    

5%  

5.   

Assist the Title IX Office with answering phones, maintaining office, projects, assisting in overseeing student workers  

5%  

6.   

Perform other assigned duties as needed  

5%  

7.  

Create, maintain, and establish an organization system (folders, materials, share drive, flash drive, etc.) for transition purposes.  

5%  

   

TOTAL  

100%  

Qualifications:   

Education/experience/licensing:  

  • Graduate Assistant must be enrolled in a University of Toledo graduate program.  
  • Graduate Assistant with some relevant experience in the Sexual Misconduct Education Prevention Programming field preferable.  
  • Knowledge of university resources desirable.  

Communication and other skills:                 

  • Demonstrated proficiency in verbal communication skills; specifically hosting presentations for students, faculty, and staff. 
  • Demonstrated proficiency in written communication.  
  • Skilled/competent in using email and Microsoft Office suite. 
  • Skilled/competent in general data/statistical analysis techniques.  
  • Skilled/competent in understanding/use of social media.   
  • Ability to manage multiple projects at once. 
Last Updated: 5/20/24