Graduate Assistant Cahill Career Development Center
Location: Mahwah, New Jersey
Internal Number: 149577197
This is a part-time, 20 hours per week, 10 month position. September through June
Compensation - $10,000 stipend and $8,000 tuition reimbursement ($4,000 per semester)
RAMAPO COLLEGE OF NEW JERSEY:
Mission: Ramapo College of New Jersey is New Jersey’s Public Liberal Arts College, dedicated to providing students a strong foundation for a lifetime of achievement. The College is committed to academic excellence through interdisciplinary and experiential learning, and international and intercultural understanding. Ramapo College emphasizes teaching and individual attention to all students. We promote diversity, inclusiveness, sustainability, student engagement, and community involvement.
Established in 1969, Ramapo College offers bachelor’s degrees in the arts, business, humanities, social sciences and the sciences, as well as in professional studies, which include business, elementary education, nursing and social work. The College also offers articulated programs, including dental, optometry, chiropractic and health professions, as well as visual arts therapy and law, with colleges and institutions in New Jersey and New York.
Undergraduate students may choose to concentrate their studies in one of five schools with over 500 course offerings and more than 40 academic programs. Ramapo College boasts an average student/faculty ratio of 16:1 and an average class size of 21, which affords students the opportunity to develop close ties to the College’s exceptional faculty
The College offers part-time graduate programs leading to degrees in Accounting, Business Administration, Educational Technology, Educational Leadership, Nursing, Social Work and Special Education.
The Pathways Graduate Assistant (GA) reports to the Pathways/Career Center Tech & Data Assistant Director of the Cahill Career Development Center. The GA provides Pathways student support, assists in data collection and management, coordinates and conducts workshops/presentations, and provides overall unit support.
Assist students by providing Pathways-related information, answering questions and keeping regular office hours in order to ensure completion of modules.
Facilitate 40+ in-person and/or online Focus 2 Review sessions per year to groups of 30+ students as a requirement of Module 1.
Lead training of career center peers and supervise peer interactions during walk-in VMock hours, which serve to aid students seeking assistance understanding and implementing feedback for resumes as a requirement of Module 2.
Assist Assistant Directors/Career Advisors to ensure students complete required Pathways courses.
Assist Program Manager in the collection and analysis of data to report Career Center statistics, student outcomes (First Destination Survey) and program assessment (Pathways Courses).
Manage program projects (e.g., 1st Gen Student Ambassador Program, RamaPro Social Media Campaign) at discretion of Associate Director.
Collaborate with campus partners and student-run organizations (EOF, CSI, Athletics and Residence Life) to present workshops on various topics (Handshake, VMOCK, resumes, LinkedIn).
Serve as the first point of contact for all students, staff, faculty and employers in the Anisfield School of Business Career Center.
Create and maintain promotion of student events and registration on Handshake.
Represent Cahill at programs and campus-wide committees with students, faculty, and staff as needed.
Assist Unit with event planning, logistics, and implementation.
Serve on the Unit’s marketing team to promote activities and services to students (e.g., Roundtables, Career Fairs, Roadrunner Treks). Lead Social Media outreach for the department, related to events, activities and career development information.
Other duties as assigned.
Enrollment in a graduate program at the College or another college/university for a minimum of six (6) credit hours per semester or two (2) courses per semester, whichever is greater, during the academic year;
Proof of course enrollment and good academic standing each semester;
Active and satisfactory academic progress towards completion of a graduate degree in an approved graduate (Master’s) program with transcript provided to the Supervisor(s)/Human Resources Department at the end of each semester;
A minimum grade point average of 3.0 or higher; and
Good academic standing during the term of the contract.
Experience in career counseling, academic advising, student affairs or related area is preferred
Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office programs, social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram), WordPress, Photoshop and Illustrator.
Experience with project/program management or managing multiple priorities.
Ability to professionally interact with student, faculty, staff, administrators, alumni, and employer organizations.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Interest, enthusiasm and experience working with a diverse group of students.
Ramapo College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Ramapo has a long history of advocating, advising, and supporting diversity, equity, and inclusiveness. Examples can be found in its mission statement, strategic plans, degree and course offerings, community outreach programs, the Diversity Action Committee offerings, and the other numerous diversity conferences and programs. Ramapo’s commitment to diversity and inclusion is infused across all facets of the College; where the environment is welcoming, dedicated to social justice, respectful of freedom of expression, focused on educating and having an ongoing conversation regarding cultural competence and the benefits and importance of diversity.
"Ranked by U.S. News & World Report as sixth in the Best Regional Universities North category for public institutions, Ramapo College of New Jersey is sometimes mistaken for a private college. This is, in part, due to its unique interdisciplinary academic structure, its size of approximately 6,008 students and its pastoral setting in the foothills of the Ramapo Mountains on the New Jersey/New York border.Established in 1969, Ramapo College offers bachelor's degrees in the arts, business, humanities, social sciences and the sciences, as well as in professional studies, which include nursing and social work. In addition, Ramapo College offers courses leading to teacher certification at the elementary and secondary levels. The College also offers six graduate programs as well as articulated programs with the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, New York Chiropractic College, New York University College of Dentistry, SUNY State College of Optometry and New York College of Podiatric Medicine."