Graduate Assistant - College of Communication and the Arts
Job no: 493858
Full time/Part time: Part-time
Location: South Orange
Categories: Graduate Assistant
Duties and Responsibilities:
• Graduate student recruitment/outreach – communicate with prospective students regarding their interest and application by providing a graduate student perspective. Carefully track recruitment interactions in the University’s CRM system (training will be provided). Serve as a professional representative of the College and Graduate Studies in various contexts including, but not limited to, campus tours, class visits and phone calls.
• Event planning/support – assist with the organization and preparation of the College and Graduate Studies events. Required attendance and participation at related events such as Undergraduate Open Houses (October, November, February, April), Graduate Open House (February), Pirate Preview (April), Graduate Commencement (May), Graduate Orientation (August and January), association conferences and more. Events and dates are subject to additions and changes, with advance notice.
• News, Feature and Press Release writing – interview and draft copy for multi-level review. The candidate should be familiar with AP and the University style guide requirements. Partner with College-level administrators to suggest ways to integrate Graduate Studies’ content across social media channels.
• College website maintenance and e-newsletter management – serve as a liaison to solicit and feature Graduate Studies content by selecting images, proofing drafts, assembling distribution list, moderating content, and other tactics as assigned. No prior web experience is required.
• Communication and the Arts Graduate Student Association (CAGSA) – serve in a student leadership capacity and support the CAGSA by drafting pre- and post-event publicity and assisting with the planning and implementation of student-centered programming and initiatives.
• Community outreach – brainstorm, research and propose opportunities to partner with external stakeholders regarding college initiatives.
• Faculty support – assist faculty within the College with lecture materials, research and other initiatives, as directed by immediate supervisor.
• Student support- brainstorm, research and propose ideas and resources to support student success.
• Other duties as assigned.
• Acceptance into a graduate-level program at Seton Hall University. Applicants must be new to their graduate program or have at least two years of coursework remaining.
• Understanding and willingness to support the Seton Hall University Catholic mission.
• Maintain 20-hour on-campus weekly work schedule. Specific schedule is coordinated with graduate assistant’s supervisor and is subject to change, with advance notice.
Priority will be given to students accepted into a graduate program within the College of Communication and the Arts.
• Ideal candidates will have strong initiative, a superior work ethic, work independently with minimal supervision, ability to work collaboratively, and excellent oral and written communication skills.
• Professionally represent both the College and Graduate Studies in all communication, including telephone, in-person, and email correspondence.
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