This is a part-time, 25 hours per week, 11 month position. August through June.
Compensation - $11,000 stipend and $8,000 tuition reimbursement
RAMAPO COLLEGE OF NEW JERSEY:
Mission: Ramapo College of New Jersey is New Jersey’s Public Liberal Arts College, dedicated to providing students a strong foundation for a lifetime of achievement. The College is committed to academic excellence through interdisciplinary and experiential learning, and international and intercultural understanding. Ramapo College emphasizes teaching and individual attention to all students. We promote diversity, inclusiveness, sustainability, student engagement, and community involvement.
Established in 1969, Ramapo College offers bachelor’s degrees in the arts, business, humanities, social sciences and the sciences, as well as in professional studies, which include business, elementary education, nursing and social work. The College also offers articulated programs, including dental, optometry, chiropractic and health professions, as well as visual arts therapy and law, with colleges and institutions in New Jersey and New York.
Undergraduate students may choose to concentrate their studies in one of five schools with more than 539 course offerings and more than 36 academic programs. Ramapo College boasts an average student/faculty ratio of 18:1 and an average class size of 23; affording students the opportunity to develop close ties to the College’s exceptional faculty.
The College offers part-time graduate programs leading to degrees in Accounting, Business Administration, Educational Technology, Educational Leadership, Nursing, Social Work and Special Education.
The Cahill Graduate Assistant (GA) reports to the Associate Director of the Cahill Career Development Center. The GA provides Pathways student support, coordinates and conducts workshops/presentations, and provides overall unit support. This is a part-time, 25 hour per week, 11 month position.
Pathways Student Support (40%)
Assist students by providing Pathways-related information, answering questions and keeping regular office hours in order to ensure completion of modules.
Facilitate 40+ in-person and/or online Focus 2 Review sessions per year to groups of 15+ students as a requirement of Module 1.
Lead training of career center peers and supervise peer interactions during walk-in VMock hours, which serve to aid students seeking assistance understanding and implementing feedback for resumes as a requirement of Module 2.
Assist Assistant Directors/Career Advisors and Pathways Coordinators to ensure students complete required Pathways modules.
General Student Support (30%)
Lead the creation, coordination and facilitation of presentations in 60+ First Year Seminar courses to create awareness of the career center’s services.
Manage program projects (e.g., 1st Gen Student Ambassador Program, RamaPro Social Media Campaign) at discretion of Associate Director.
Collaborate with campus partners and student-run organizations (EOF, CSI, Athletics and Residence Life) to present workshops on various topics (Handshake, VMOCK, resumes, LinkedIn).
Assist with Career Center presentations for new student orientation.
Unit Support (20%)
Serve as the first point of contact for all students, staff, faculty and employers in the Anisfield School of Business Career Center.
Create and maintain promotion of student events and registration on Handshake.
Represent Cahill at programs and campus-wide committees with students, faculty, and staff as needed.
Assist Unit with event planning, logistics, and implementation.
Marketing and Promotions (10%)
Lead Social Media outreach for the department, related to events, activities and career development information.
Serve on the Unit’s marketing team to promote activities and services to students (e.g., Roundtables, Career Fairs, Roadrunner Treks).
Other duties as assigned.
Graduation from an accredited College or University with a Bachelor’s degree is required
Current enrollment in an accredited graduate school program is required: counseling, higher education or career development preferred.
Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office programs, social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram), WordPress, Photoshop and Illustrator.
Experience with project/program management or managing multiple priorities.
Ability to professionally interact with student, faculty, staff, administrators, alumni, and employer organizations.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Interest, enthusiasm and experience working with a diverse group of students.
Experience in career counseling, academic advising, student affairs or related area.
Availability for a 2 year commitment.
Ramapo College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Ramapo has a long history of advocating, advising, and supporting diversity, equity, and inclusiveness. Examples can be found in its mission statement, values, strategic plan, degree and course offerings, community outreach programs, and numerous diversity-focused conferences, trainings, and programs. Ramapo’s commitment to diversity and inclusion is infused across all facets of the College; where the environment is welcoming, dedicated to social justice, respectful of freedom of expression, focused on educating and having an ongoing conversation regarding cultural competence and the benefits and importance of diversity.
Internal Number: 118036843
About Ramapo College
"Ranked by U.S. News & World Report as sixth in the Best Regional Universities North category for public institutions, Ramapo College of New Jersey is sometimes mistaken for a private college. This is, in part, due to its unique interdisciplinary academic structure, its size of approximately 6,008 students and its pastoral setting in the foothills of the Ramapo Mountains on the New Jersey/New York border.Established in 1969, Ramapo College offers bachelor's degrees in the arts, business, humanities, social sciences and the sciences, as well as in professional studies, which include nursing and social work. In addition, Ramapo College offers courses leading to teacher certification at the elementary and secondary levels. The College also offers six graduate programs as well as articulated programs with the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, New York Chiropractic College, New York University College of Dentistry, SUNY State College of Optometry and New York College of Podiatric Medicine."