The Inclusive Student Excellence Graduate Assistant is an important member of the DMA team, and is a major contributor to all events related to Inclusive Student Excellence. ISE GA will assist with the development and implementation of all of ISE’s recruitment programs and summer enrichment experiences. Due to ISE’s dynamic and student-centric environment, ISE Coordinator must be well versed in basic student development theories and practices. Successful candidates must be able to pay close attention to detail and multi-task.
Diversity and Multicultural Affairs (DMA) is an administrative unit in the Division of Workforce, Strategy, Equity and Engagement. DMA is led by the Chief Diversity Officer for the University and advises senior leadership on diversity policies and issues.
Inclusive Student Excellence (ISE) is a subset of DMA that works to enhance the overall academic experience for students from underrepresented populations. As the first face that many students see prior to enrolling at UNC, ISE is well-positioned to support students through a continuum of success by offering exposure to high impact educational opportunities and the chance to participate in experiential learning exercises. From designing DMA-specific internships to facilitating research opportunities, ISE is influential in shaping the overall Carolina experience.
QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS
Successful candidates must be:
- Enrolled in a masters, professional or doctoral degree program; and
- In good academic standing at his/her institution.
ISE GA performs in the areas of student development, programming support, and assessment. Functions include:
- Provide direct oversight to Project Uplift and Uplift PLUS participants;
- Provide direct oversight to North Carolina Renaissance participants;
- Design and oversee research project for Uplift PLUS participants;
- Live on site with program participants;
- Plan and execute logistics for recruitment and outreach programs;
- Assist Director in program assessment and evaluation;
- Develop and implement strategies for successful programming;
- Examine learning outcomes and core competencies for student staff;
- Provide direct oversight for students, including overnight supervision; and
- Assist with day-to-day office functions.
DATES OF EMPLOYMENT AND COMPENSATION
- The contractual period runs from May 1, 2017 – July 31, 2017.
- Compensation will be at the rate of $4,000 for the summer.
Please submit a resume and cover letter to Ada Wilson, Director of Inclusive Student Excellence. Applications will only be accepted via email at email@example.com.