GRADUATE ASSISTANT – Service Learning Academy
Service Learning Academy
Provide support to UNO and P-16 faculty teams for service learning projects. The Graduate Assistant will work with multiple projects that will include event coordination, research, and logistical support. Training assistance, community outreach, database management, and assessment are also primary components of this position.
20 hours per week, flexible schedule
The Graduate Assistant will assist the Service Learning Associate, and other Service Learning Academy staff members in providing support to faculty members wishing to incorporate service learning and Pre -kindergarten through 12th grade (P-12) collaboration into courses. The role will also include: promoting the growth and sustainability of the Service Learning Academy’s P-16 Initiative, Maverick Philanthropy Initiative, and Traditional Service Learning courses; establishing and maintaining positive communication with faculty partners, P-12 teachers, and community partners to explore and develop new opportunities to incorporate service learning into the curriculum; implementing logistical and risk management measures; participating in committees and special projects; and completing other related duties as assigned in remote and in-person environments.
Must be admitted to a full-time graduate program and maintain full-time status for the duration of the appointment. Successful candidates will have excellent communication, problem-solving, organization and interpersonal skills. Must be able to manage multiple projects efficiently. Ability to work collaboratively with diverse populations is a necessity. Knowledge of Microsoft Office programs essential.
Valid Driver’s License is required. Frequent travel within the Metro area is a must so candidate must have access to reliable transportation.
Experience as a participant or facilitator in service learning courses. Candidates who are bilingual in Spanish are encouraged to apply. Experience working with P-12 students is strongly encouraged. Experience with creation of infographics, flyers/promotional materials, graphs and video editing is a plus.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Regularly sits; may stand, walk. See, hear, speak and use of hands. Lift items up to 25 lbs.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Regularly works indoors. Noise level is low to moderate.
$1,386/month + tuition remission
All interested parties must apply through the UNO Website listed above. Materials submitted directly to this site will not be considered.
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