Graduate Assistant, Multicultural Center - Bentley University in Waltham Massachusetts

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Bentley University

Waltham, Massachusetts

United States

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Detailed Job Description

The Graduate Assistant position officially begins on August 4, 2014 and ends May 28,2015, with an option for renewal upon completion of a satisfactory performance appraisal. The Graduate Assistant will be expected to work 20 hours per week.

The Graduate Assistant (GA) will work closely with the professional staff to:
1. Provide creative leadership opportunities that enrich a diverse campus culture and results in students' academic, social and community growth and development
2. Help to cultivate resources for students both on and off campus
3. Administer a wide range of programs and services that support student retention and promote diversity, inclusion, and equity with an emphasis on students of color and diversity initiatives.
Individuals will gain experience in higher education administration, student development based training, leadership assessment and evaluation, program development, budgetary management, and supervision responsibility.

As a member of the Center, the graduate assistant helps to achieve departmental goals along with helping to fulfill the University's Strategic Plan specifically in the area that directly promotes diversity.  

Additional Description of Duties:

Graduate Assistant Learning Outcomes:
- Gain an understanding of higher education administration
- Develop an understanding of the work and philosophy of the Multicultural Center
- Learn program management and program planning skills
- Develop advising, facilitation, and training skills
- Gain an understanding of working with diverse student populations in the campus community including multicultural based organizations  

Position Qualifications

- Enrolled in a business or higher education graduate program
- Experience and interest in multicultural and diversity issues
- Demonstrated communication, presentation, and organizational skills
- Knowledge of or interest in men's programs and or issues as it pertains to ALANA males in higher education
- based on academic year: typical start date is August 1st through May 31st.  

Special Instructions to Applicants

Bentley University requires reference checks and may conduct other pre-employment screening.  

Bentley University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, building strength through diversity.  

Keyword Phrases

  • Multicultural Center
  • Graduate Assistant, Multicultural Center
  • Business University
  • STAR - Scholarship, Teaching, Advising, Research
  • Corporate & Community Partnerships
  • Multicultural Affairs and Affirmative Action
  • Multicultural (Ethnic) Studies
Employment Type:Post-Doc and Graduate Assistants
Degree Required: Not Specified
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Graduate Assistant
Post - Doctorate
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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