Graduate Assistant - 13134BR

Graduate Assistant

Multicultural Affairs
University of Kansas - Lawrence
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Position Overview

The Jayhawk Student One Stop (SOS) is committed to assuring that every student has the opportunity to be successful at the University of Kansas. The Jayhawk Student One Stop serves as a resource for undergraduate and graduate students who are experiencing unforeseen challenges that prevent their ability to persist in achieving academic goals at KU. Through collaboration with campus and community partners, the Jayhawk Student One Stop acts alongside students to navigate campus administrative processes and provide personalized solutions to each of their inquiries, within the university’s policy and resources.

Job Description

Responsibilities of the Graduate Assistant include but are not limited to the following:

Programming – 70%
  • Oversees the planning and execution of all Jayhawk SOS programming. Including Wellness programs (preventive programs) and ‘Life Jacket’ pop-up sessions (recovery programs)
  • Develops new programmatic initiatives for Jayhawk SOS
  • Conducts assessment on Jayhawk SOS programming, presentations and tabling activities
  • Supports the office with data entry projects
Outreach and Partnership Engagement – 20%
  • Leads coordination of Jayhawk SOS overview presentations and tabling activities
  • Maintains Social Media engagement, in collaboration with the Director
  • Creates the Jayhawk SOS newsletter
  • Manages the Jayhawk Collaborative Administrative Network (J-CAN) roster of campus and community partners
  • Identifies and develops partnerships on campus and in the community
Other duties as assigned - 10%
  • Assists with special projects as determined by the director
Length of appointment
  • July/August - Mid-May for 20 hours per week. Specific dates will be determined with the individual supervisor.

Required Qualifications

  1. KU graduate student enrolled and in good academic standing, in Social Welfare, Community Health or related programs.
  2. Previous programming experience
  3. Willingness to support students in distress
  4. Demonstrated communication, presentation and organization skills
  5. Some weekends and evenings required
  6. Meet Graduate Assistant eligibility requirements found at:

Preferred Qualifications

  1. Ability to create marketing materials
  2. Experience with grant/proposal writing
  3. Knowledge of social media platforms

Additional Candidate Instructions

A complete application will include a cover letter and a resume or CV. Apply online and attach a letter describing your qualifications for this position. Only complete applications will be considered.

To ensure consideration submit application by 11:59 pm on 11/26/2018. Application review begins 11/29/2018.

Contact Information to Applicants

Mauricio Gómez Montoya
Director, Jayhawk Student One Stop

Advertised Salary Range

$500.00 biweekly

Anticipated Start Date


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Multicultural Affairs
University of Kansas - Lawrence
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