Hiram College is accepting applications for the position of Graduate Assistant for Career Development. This graduate assistantship is a 10-month, 20-hour per week position that runs from August 1, 2022, through May 31, 2023. This position includes a full tuition waiver for our Master of Arts Degree in Interdisciplinary Studies program and a monthly stipend. Contingent upon funding, the position may be renewed for a second year and may hold the possibility of supplemental summer employment to support continued student advising.
Founded in 1850, Hiram College provides students of all backgrounds an attainable private education that teaches the 21st-century skills needed to thrive professionally and personally in the face of inevitable and constant change. Built on a community that fosters student-faculty collaboration, the College equips all students with the tools necessary to embrace active learning in the classroom, in Ohio, and beyond through technology, internship, study away, research, and other experiential opportunities for growth and development. Recognized by Colleges of Distinction, The Princeton Review, U.S. News and World Report, and as a top baccalaureate college by Washington Monthly, Hiram enrolls over 1,000 undergraduate and graduate students in academic programs on its Northeast Ohio campus and through online@Hiram.edu.
The Graduate Assistant for Career Development will work in an environment dedicated to advancing the mission of Hiram College. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
- Work with students on the following topics:
- Resumes, cover letters, internship research
- Graduate job applications and interviewing
- Develop and maintain an academically sound tutoring program
- Assist with advising students on major exploration
- Teach one Student Development course and assist with others under the
- Supervision of the Director of Career and Academic Development
- Upkeep of several information databases
- Event planning assistance including the Etiquette Dinner at the annual Career Fair
- Network and engage employers in various settings to bring Hiram College students internship opportunities
- Coordinate the schedules of 20 to 40 peer tutors in a drop-in tutoring environment
- Assist with recruiting and scheduling 1:1 tutors
- Assist with training of tutors
The Graduate Assistant for Career Development position will be awarded, competitively, to a student who has applied for the assistantship and who has been admitted to a Hiram College graduate program. A student must be enrolled full-time (i.e., at least six credit hours per semester) in the MAIS program.
Please apply below and include the following:
· Cover letter
· Current resume
· Three professional references with their names, email addresses, and phone numbers
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Questions may be addressed to firstname.lastname@example.org