MCPHS

  • Graduate Assistant - CASE Boston

    Job Locations US-MA-Boston
    ID
    2018-3003
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Staff
  • Overview

    For nearly 200 years, MCPHS University, formerly known as Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, has been at the forefront of innovation in the healthcare world. We take pride in our history, yet are motivated by a curiosity about the future. That’s why we are constantly updating our state-of-the-art labs, innovating our curriculums, and adding programs to coincide with the needs of an ever-changing healthcare landscape.

     

    Faculty and staff continue to bring their talents and skills to MCPHS University to contribute to our mission of guiding and supporting students toward successful and sustainable careers in healthcare. Whatever position an employee holds, their efforts make an important impact on the overall quality of campus life. Employees are an integral part of a community that is proud of its heritage and the accomplishments that make MCPHS University a first-class educational institution.

    Responsibilities

    The Graduate Assistant – CASE (Center for Academic Success and Enrichment) Boston will assist both the advising and student success functional areas under the supervision of the Assistant Director of Academic Advisement and Assistant Director of Student Success.

     

    • Assist with major CASE advising and programming events (i.e., Add/Drop, Pre-Registration, Campus Resource Fair, etc.)
    • Sit on CASE Programming Committee
    • Work with students one-on-one for academic advising and coaching
    • Facilitate advising and student success workshops throughout the academic year
    • Assist with the coordination of the peer mentoring program
    • Participate in hiring and selection process of new peer mentors
    • Attend and participate in staff meetings, leadership development programs, and training programs
    • Co-facilitate a section of Introduction to the Major (ITM) with assigned Student Success Coach in spring semester
    • Assist with on-going assessment of CASE programs
    • Assist with the administration and maintenance of office systems, procedures, and policies

    Additional responsibilities and projects assigned by the supervisor(s).

    Qualifications

    Required:

     

    • Candidates currently enrolled in a master’s degree program at an accredited institution in education, student affairs, counseling or a related field are strongly preferred. Candidates in unrelated graduate programs will be considered if there is a strong interest in working in student services/higher education in the future, this must be expressed in the cover letter.

    Desired:

     

    • Experience within a higher education or student affairs setting
    • An interest in program development and student services in a higher education setting
    • Strong ability to speak in front of groups and facilitate activities and/or interactive discussions
    • Ability to work collaboratively with other students, faculty, and staff
    • Demonstrate professionalism when working with faculty, staff, and students
    • Strong written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills
    • Possess an understanding of concerns and issues faced by students
    • Maintain confidentiality of students and appropriate relationships
    • Excellent time management, self-management, and organizational skills

     

    Please attach a cover letter and a resume. No phone calls, please. Principals only. No relocation available. Finalist candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check as a condition of employment. MCPHS University is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants who would enrich the University’s diversity are welcome to apply.

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