Part Time Graduate Assistant (Institutional Diversity, Inclusion, Equity, and Access)
Haverford College invites applications to our available part time (up to 20 hours per week), non-exempt, fixed term (9 month) Graduate Assistant position.
The Graduate Assistant (GA) is a valued member of the IDEA staff and will provide key logistical support to the office by spearheading outreach and publicity efforts. The GA will also support student success by providing DEI learning sessions, leading workshops, supporting panel presentations, and liaising with the DEI team housed within the Dean’s Office.
Essential Functions & Primary Responsibilities:
• Work closely with DEI team leaders who support students from all class years to promote their intellectual, scholarly, and personal development
• Lead and/or co-facilitate DEI workshops including but not limited to: truth and racial healing work, designing programming for cultural heritage months, liaising with leaders in the Ardmore community around issues impacting the college and the community around it, supporting on-going DEI program evaluation efforts. Assist with the creation and distribution of office newsletters, publications, resources, and other outreach material
• Create and manage a robust approach to the maintenance of the office's social networking platforms
• Forge and nurture relationships with other campus offices and partners.
• Identify and implement creative campus-wide outreach initiatives that support the college’s THRIVE program.
• Provide administrative support for the IDEA office
• Enrich ties between those who support curricular and co-curricular programs-- specifically those that support the goals of THRIVE.
• Support partnerships with various student cohorts and develop cohort-specific resources
Line of Report: The IDEA Graduate Assistant reports to the Chief Diversity Officer (CDO)
Education, Training, & Experience:
- Undergraduate degree required
- Applicants must be currently enrolled in a related graduate program, or plan to enroll by the start of the assistantship.
- Prior residential life or student life experience preferred; undergraduate experience acceptable
- Ability to exercise initiative and sound judgment, and to make decisions as appropriate
- Strong interpersonal, communication and leadership skills
- Sensitivity to and ability to respect student privacy and maintain confidentiality
- Ability to work with a diverse student and staff population
- Ability to work independently and interdependently
- Ability to manage multiple projects and responsibilities
- Flexible daytime and evening schedule
- All faculty and staff (including contract workers) who are employed or engaged by Haverford College, must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, and provide proof of vaccination, unless an exemption from this policy has been granted as an accommodation or otherwise.
- Possession of a valid U.S. Drivers’ license, and ability to pass a Motor Vehicle Record check
Physical Demands and Environmental Conditions Required of this Position:
- Lifting (to exert strength to move objects from one place to another):
- Sedentary Lifting: (0-10 pounds) Up to three hours
- Light Lifting (10-20 pounds): Up to three hours
- Moderate Lifting (20-50 pounds): Never
- Heavy Lifting (50 to 100 pounds): Never
- Pulling (to draw an object toward oneself to move or change its direction): Never
- Pushing (to exert force upon an object to move or change its direction): Nevers
- Carrying (to hold objects while moving entire body): Up to three hours
- Reaching or working above shoulder (to extend arms upward or outward away from body): Never
- Walking (to move entire body in erect position): Up to three hours
- Standing (to maintain body in erect posture in stationary position): Up to three hours
- Sitting (to rest weight on buttocks and back of thighs with legs bent at knees): Three to six hours
- Crouching/Stooping (to bend upper body forward while fully flexing knees): Never
- Kneeling (to maintain upper body in erect position while resting knees on ground): Never
- Climbing (to ascend or descent heights using ladders, scaffolding, stairs, poles, inclined surfaces): Never
- Twisting (to rotate upper body while feet remain stationary): Never
- Driving (operating a motor vehicle, crane, tractor, forklift, etc.): Up to three hours
- Exposure Limitation (i.e., cold water, dust, gas, fumes, extreme temperatures): Never
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
To Apply: Interested applicants are invited to complete an application, to include a cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information of three (3) references by visitinghttps://haverford.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/External/job/Haverford-Cam.... The review of applications will begin on May 19, 2022, and will continue until the position is filled. Failure to provide the required documents may result in lack of consideration. Haverford College does not sponsor work visas.
Haverford College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, social justice, and providing equal opportunities and access to all individuals regardless of race, ethnicity, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin or ancestry, age, marital status, disability, or veteran status. Women, non-binary and transgender individuals, people of color, Indigenous people, and those with other or multiple historically marginalized and/or underrepresented identities are especially encouraged to apply. Haverford College and our consortial partners are located on Lenape lands.