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The Center for Student Success & Academic Counseling, in partnership with Carolina Covenant, is seeking a summer graduate assistant. This individual will assist in advising and supporting Covenant Scholars enrolled in summer coursework, assessment of current peer mentoring services, and planning for the upcoming year of Carolina Covenant peer mentoring and faculty/staff mentoring efforts. Interested parties should send their resume to by May 18th at 5p. Interviews will take place the week of May 21-25th. Tentative start date is June 11th. Ideal candidates will be able to continue the role for the 2018-2019 academic year. The job description is below.


Position Title: Graduate Assistant

Department: Peer Mentoring, Center for Student Success and Academic Counseling

Reports To: Coordinator for Peer Mentoring & Engagement & Academic Director, Carolina Covenant & Achieve Carolina

Hours Per Week: 20-25 hours per week

Salary: $4000

Start Date: June 11, 2018

End Date: August 10, 2018 (with the potential of continuing into a position for the 2018-2019 academic year)

Supervisory Duties: None

Primary Position Function/Summary

  • Provide advising and support to students enrolled in summer coursework
  • Assist in the development and planning for the Covenant Welcome Reception
  • Consolidate/code program specific feedback obtained from student feedback via surveys
  • Assist in developing Covenant peer mentor orientation
  • Develop academic success workshop series for Covenant peer mentors and mentees
  • Assist with the development of a tracking system for peer mentor reimbursement
  • Assist with the development of faculty/staff mentor tracking measures
  • Assist with planning of the Covenant faculty/staff mentor training
  • Coordinate projects as needed to support CSSAC & Carolina Covenant

Expected Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, & Personal Characteristics

  • Knowledge and understanding of university resources, as well as policies and procedures
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Ability to give and receive constructive feedback
  • Ability to relate to and work with college students from diverse backgrounds
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Knowledge of intervention services designed to achieve student success
  • Knowledge of challenges, issues, or barriers facing first-year students, especially student populations such as historically underrepresented, low-income, and transfer students

Education Requirements

Bachelor’s degree; experience with undergraduate students in a service setting and program development. Enrolled in a graduate program. Preferred experience: training in or experience with peer mentoring programs.

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