Student - Graduate Assistant, Graduate Education Programs

Global Education Movement at Southern New Hampshire University

Global Education Movement at Southern New Hampshire University

New Hampshire, USA
Posted on Saturday, January 27, 2024

Southern New Hampshire University is a team of innovators. World changers. Individuals who believe in progress with purpose. Since 1932, our people-centered strategy has defined us — and helped us grow a team that now serves over 180,000 learners worldwide.

Our mission to transform lives is made possible by talented people who bring diverse industry experience, backgrounds and skills to the university. And today, we're ready to expand our reach. All we need is you.

The opportunity

Southern New Hampshire University’s Graduate Education Programs Department is seeking a Student Graduate Assistant to support projects across all three of our department’s pillars - including but not limited to Doctoral Programming, Initial and Advanced Licensure M.Ed. & CAGS programming, and Partnership and Non-Licensure M.Ed. and CAGS Programming, as well as Professional Development Non-Degree Programming.

In collaboration with the Associate Dean, Assistant Dean, and Directors and Assistant Directors across all three pillars of GEP, the graduate assistant will deliver support for ongoing projects, develop and maintain internal academic data, and collaborate as a team to support all project needs.

This position is open to all campus based full-time graduate students and is an opportunity for students interested in the field of education and project management. The GA will have the opportunity to gain an understanding of the field of education and grow as a student and professional. The ideal candidate will have exceptional organizational, interpersonal and leadership skills; oral and written communication skills; adaptability and flexibility, and be a self-starter. Must be able to work independently as well as collaborate with the team on a regular basis and have a willingness to jump in and take on additional projects as needed.

This position is a mixture of remote work and in-person work on campus as needed, including but not limited to in-person work on campus for the Doctoral weekends once per month, and the one-week residency in the summer, as well as a minimum of weekly check-ins on campus.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist with and execute day-to-day project and research needs across all three pillars of the GEP department.
  • Assist with the organization, management, and facilitation of the monthly Doctoral Class Weekends and the one-week residency in the summer.
  • Develop, design, and prepare distribution outreach and informative materials including video, print, and digital assets to a variety of audiences across all three pillars.
  • Report on sensitive and confidential program data while upholding all FERPA guidelines.
  • Organize, scan, and archive files and records across all three GEP pillars.
  • Collect and mail printed dissertations and copywrite materials, as well as any other mailings needed across all three GEP pillars.
  • Assist with Brightspace courses and organizations in all three GEP pillars.
  • Assisting the GEP Academic Operations/Student Support team needs with answering phones, emails, and student registrations at certain times a year when there is high demand.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution.
  • Enrollment in a full-time graduate program at SNHU.
  • Proficient using videoconferencing software (Zoom, Microsoft Teams) and the Microsoft Office Suite including TEAMS and SharePoint
  • Ability to work independently/with limited supervision.
  • Ability to adapt to changing environments and priorities.
  • Experience managing multiple tasks and projects simultaneously.
  • Submit Cover Letter and Resume for Consideration.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Background or interest in education and project management.

We believe real innovation comes from inclusion - where different experiences, perspectives and talents are celebrated. So if you're wondering whether SNHU is right for you, take the leap and apply. You might be just the person we're looking for.