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Student Success Advisor - 1 opening

Posted date: 04 Jun 2018

Type: Non-Work Study Only
Location: ASEC Building
Description: Description: Primary responsibility will be to serve as an academic adviser for students who have been placed on academic probation. The adviser will manage a case load of approximately 20 advisees. They will meet on a regular basis with each probation advisee to monitor the student’s academic progress and to strategize ways in which the student can return to academic good standing. This is a minimum one-year commitment. Hours will be 10 hours per week while classes are in session, at a rate of $14/hour pending new fiscal budget.
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Requirements: Must be currently enrolled in a graduate degree program at Clark University and must have not received a university-sponsored teaching or research assistantship. Excellent interpersonal skills and interest in student development and academic advising are required. Teaching, counseling experience, or prior work with young adults is an advantage. Applicants should submit a letter of application along with a resume and the names of two references to Cherilyn Bonin, Student Success Specialist, cbonin@clarku.edu.
Contact: Cherilyn Bonin and Phil Robakiewicz
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English Department

Graduate Program Student Assistant - 1 opening

Posted date: 30 May 2018

Type: Non-Work Study Only
Location: Anderson House
Description: The English Department is seeking a responsible and personable graduate student, preferably at the Ph.D. level, beginning August 2018 and ideally continuing at least through the 2018-19 academic year. Job Description: This position is for 8 hours per week. The Graduate Program Student Assistant is responsible for administratively assisting the Director of Graduate Studies in English. At times, s/he will also assist the Managerial Secretary in the English Department to support the efficient management of the English Department’s front office. Pay is $12/hour. ***Key Responsibilities: •Assisting the administration of the M.A. Program •Preparing the Department newsletter, The English Times, in PDF format and distributing it •Assisting with the design and printing of colloquium flyers •Keeping in touch with current and alum M.A. students in English and sharing news on the Department’s Facebook page •Working with Ms. Denise Robertson to process graduating students’ degree applications •Organizing and administering T.A. Evaluations at the end of each semester •Organizing a Pizza Feedback Lunch for M.A. students in English and perhaps another luncheon event each semester •Ordering and setting up refreshments for the Department Colloquium •Setting up the projector whenever a Colloquium presenter requires it •Other duties as assigned
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Requirements:
Qualifications/Requirements: Excellent communication skills (written and verbal); good organizational skills with the ability to multitask; the ability to manage the English Department’s Facebook page; computer skills (Microsoft Office proficient); time management skills. Candidates should be available to work on Wednesday afternoons (the day of our colloquia series). Preferred criteria are an advanced graduate student who is finished with coursework; and some interest in or academic experience in the humanities. Interested candidates should email a résumé to Stephen Levin (slevin@clarku.edu).
Contact: Professor Stephen Levin
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