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Graduate Residence Director, University Student Apartments

Department: University Housing
Reports to: Residence Director, University Student Apartments

Responsibilities
The Graduate Residence Director is responsible for supporting the Residence Director in the planning, implementation and evaluation of a comprehensive community and student development programs for all student apartments 450-600 undergraduate and/or graduate students. GRD’s are responsible for assisting with staff supervision & training, student organization advising & group development, student contact & individual student development, administrative and departmental responsibilities.

Supervision Received
The Graduate Residence Director reports to and is supervised by Residence Director of the University Student Apartments. Verbal contact is expected on a regular and frequent basis. Written reports may be expected concerning specific situations. Decisions involving delegated areas should be communicated to the Apartment Community Manager, and are often made in consultation with him/her.

Supervision Exercised
The Graduate Residence Director will assist with the supervision of all Resident Assistants of the University Student Apartments.

Conditions of Employment

  1. Preferred appointment is given to candidates with completed BA/BS and acceptance into a degree-granting graduate program. Must be enrolled in a degree-granting program.
  2. Must be enrolled for a minimum of three credits and may carry a maximum of eight graduate credits or twelve undergraduate credits per semester.
  3. A minimum 2.75 grade point average must be maintained during the period of employment.
  4. Due to the formal and informal demands of the position, involvements in other activities which require a sizeable time commitment (volunteer work, other employment, class loads above 8 or 12 credits, etc.) are permitted only with written advance authorization from the Assistant Director for Residence Life. Those who are required by their academic program to participate in field experience/internships which require a significant time commitment must clear these with their Assistant Director and Director of University Housing in advance.
  5. Must be in good disciplinary standing.

Employment Policies and Expectations

Supervision and Training

  1. Supervise 9-12 Resident Assistants (RAs) in their building responsibilities through regular meetings, daily contact, performance evaluations, etc.
  2. Responsible with other Senior Staff for staff training in the areas of personal well-being, student learning, multicultural development, character development, and community responsibility, community standards, team development, etc.
  3. Advise RAs in the development, planning and assessment of community programming.
  4. Develop & maintain formal/informal contact with RAs to assist with job/personal concerns.

 Administrative Functions

  1. Provide students with information regarding university and community resources.
  2. Maintain liaisons with resources including; Recreation Center, Living Learning programs, Graham Health Center, OUPD, Division of Student Affairs and other departments and community agencies.
  3. Manage the staff training and development funds designated for the apartments.
  4. Maintain four weekly posted office hours in the apartment office.

 Student Development/Contact Component:

  1. Establish informal relationships with students residing within University Apartments.
  2. Attend building meetings, regular rounds, etc.
  3. Build visibility & relationships with students in the community through attendance at building programs, student organization meetings, eating in the café, rounds, etc.
  4. Work with RAs to assist students experiencing academic issues and personal concerns by making referrals as appropriate.
  5. Educate students through the development and implementation of programs and activities.
  6. Address inappropriate student behavior and assist students in with changing behaviors through the educational discipline process and making appropriate decisions.

Graduate Residence Director, Residence Halls

Department: University Housing
Reports to: Assistant Director for Residence Life

Responsibilities 
The Graduate Residence Director (GRD) is responsible for supporting the Residence Director in the planning, implementation and evaluation of a comprehensive community and student development program for a residence hall of 70 to 500 students. GRDs assume primary responsibility for assisting Resident Assistants in their skill and knowledge development for their job functions. Hall Directors are responsible for staff supervision and training, student organization advising and group development, student contact & individual student development administrative and departmental responsibilities. 

Supervision Received
The Graduate Residence Director reports to and is supervised by Residence Director. Verbal contact is expected on a regular and frequent basis. Written reports may be expected concerning specific situations. Decisions involving delegated areas should be communicated to the Residence Director, and are often made in consultation with him/her.

Supervision Exercised

With the assistance of the Residence Director, the Graduate Residence Director supervises Resident Assistants. Decisions regarding type of supervision exercised are based on hall placement and Residence Director assessment. 

Conditions of Employment

  1. Preferred appointment is given to candidates with completed BA/BS and acceptance into a degree-granting graduate program. Graduate Residence Directors must be enrolled in a degree-granting program.
  2. Graduate Residence Directors must be enrolled for a minimum of three credits and may carry a maximum of eight graduate credits or twelve undergraduate credits per semester.
  3. A minimum 2.75 grade point average must be maintained during the period of employment.
  4. Due to the formal and informal demands of the position, involvements in other activities which require a sizeable time commitment (volunteer work, other employment, class loads above 8 or 12 credits, etc.) are permitted only with written advance authorization from the Assistant Director for Residence Life. Graduate Residence Directors who are required by their academic program to participate in field experience/internships which require a significant time commitment must clear these with their AD and Director of University Housing in advance.
  5. Graduate Residence Directors must be in good disciplinary standing.

Employment Policies and Expectations

Supervision and Training

  1. Supervise 2-14 Resident Assistants in their floor responsibilities through regular meetings, daily contact, performance evaluations, etc.
  2. Responsible with other Senior Staff for staff training in the areas that support the mission of Housing, individual hall goals, mission of Oakland University, and community development.
  3. Work with the Program Coordinator and advise Resident Assistants in the development, planning and assessment of programming.
  4. Develop & maintain formal/informal contact with Resident Assistants to assist with job/personal/academic concerns.

Student Organization Advising and Group Development

  1. Advise House Counsel.
  2. Assume leadership for student organizations/group development (These include student leadership training; recruitment, etc.)
  3. Guide student leaders in the development, planning, assessment and implementation of community programming.
  4. Develop & maintain formal/informal contact with student leaders to assist with leadership & personal development through programs, organization meetings and individual meetings, etc.
  5. Individual Student Development and Student Contact
  6. Establish informal relationships with students living on floors in the hall you oversee. These include attending floor meetings, regular rounds in the hall, etc.)
  7. Build visibility & relationships with students in the community through attendance at programs, student organization meetings, eating in the dining room, etc.)
  8. Work with RAs to assist students in the areas of academics & personal concerns by making referrals as appropriate, etc.
  9. Educate students about university resources, policies, etc. through the development & implementation of programs & activities. 
  10. Address students about inappropriate behavior and assist with changing behaviors through educational processes including the housing judicial process.

 Administrative Functions

  1. Provide duty coverage for one or more residence halls as appropriate.
  2. Respond to emergencies on a 24-hour basis.
  3. Provide students with information regarding university & community resources.
  4. Meet with Program Coordinator and Associate Director for Administrative Services as appropriate.
  5. Maintain liaisons with resources including; Recreation Center, Living Learning programs, Graham Health Center, OUPD, Division of Student Affairs and other departments and community agencies.
  6. Manage the staff training and development funds designated for your hall.
  7. Maintain four weekly posted office hours in the hall staff office.
  8. Mildly disagreeable working conditions involving working in an environment with limited privacy and noise. Staff must frequently respond to situations at any time of the day and night. The job requires moderate physical effort when responding to emergencies.

Departmental Responsibilities

  1. Assist in the recruitment of professional and paraprofessional staff and in their selection through interviewing and evaluation.
  2. Participate in departmental activities as appropriate including; training, check in and out, Committees & task groups, liaison relationships, etc.
  3. Participate in fall and winter staff training prior to the beginning of each semester. 
  4. Act in accordance with all Housing Staff Policies as outlined in the Housing Staff Manual.

Violation of Employment Policies and Expectations
If one or several of these employment policies and expectations are violated, you will be provided a timely and orderly process for the investigation and adjudication of the alleged violations. If you are determined to be responsible for the alleged violations, you will be subject to disciplinary action. The Student Employee Discipline Procedures can found and read in detail in the Housing Staff Manual.

Graduate Assistant for Academic Peer Mentor Program

Department: University Housing
Reports to: Student Success Assistant

Responsibilities
The Graduate Assistant for the Academic Peer Mentor program is responsible for supporting the Student Success Assistant (SSA) in the planning, implementation and evaluation of an academic support program for all Oakland University residents. The Graduate Assistant assumes primary responsibility for assisting Academic Peer Mentors (APMs) and Senior APMs in their skill and knowledge development for their job functions. The Graduate Assistant is also responsible for staff supervision and training, student organization, advising and group development, student contact and individual student development, and administrative and departmental responsibilities.

Supervision Received
The Graduate Assistant for Academic Peer Mentor program reports to and is supervised by the SSA. Verbal contact is expected on a regular and frequent basis. Written reports may be expected concerning specific situations. Decisions involving delegated areas should be communicated to the SSA and are often made in consultation with him/her.  Supervision Exercised

Conditions of Employment

  1. Preferred appointment is given to candidates with completed BA/BS and acceptance into a degree-granting graduate program. Counseling, HRD, Education or related field preferred.
  2. Must be enrolled for a minimum of three credits and may carry a maximum of eight graduate credits or twelve undergraduate credits per semester.
  3. A minimum 3.00 grade point average must be maintained during the period of employment.
  4. Due to the formal and informal demands of the position, involvements in other activities which require a sizeable time commitment (volunteer work, other employment, class loads above 8 or 12 credits, etc.) are permitted only with written advance authorization from the SSA. Those who are required by their academic program to participate in field experience/internships which require a significant time commitment must clear these with the SSA in advance.
  5. Must be in good disciplinary standing.

Employment Policies and Expectations

Supervision and Training

  1. Supervise 24 APMs/Senior APMs in their responsibilities through regular meetings, daily contact, performance evaluations, etc.
  2. Responsible with other Senior Staff for staff training in the areas that support the mission of Housing, individual hall goals, mission of Oakland University, and community development.
  3. Work with the Program Coordinator and advise APMs/Senior APMs in the development, planning & assessment of programming.
  4. Develop & maintain formal/informal contact with APMs/Senior APMs to assist with job/personal/academic concerns.

Student Organization Advising and Group Development

  1. Assume leadership for student organizations/group development (These include student leadership training; recruitment, etc.)
  2. Guide student leaders in the development, planning, assessment & implementation of academic programming.
  3. Develop & maintain formal/informal contact with student leaders to assist with leadership & personal development through programs, organization meetings and individual meetings, etc.

Individual Student Development & Student Contact

  1. Establish informal relationships with students living on campus. These include attending floor meetings, regular rounds in the hall, etc.)
  2. Build visibility & relationships with students in the community through attendance at tutor nights, programs, student organization meetings, eating in the dining room, etc.)
  3. Work with APMs/Senior APMs to assist students in the areas of academics & personal concerns by making referrals as appropriate, etc.
  4. Educate students about university resources, policies, etc. through the development & implementation of programs & activities.

 Administrative Functions

  1. Provide students with information regarding university academic resources.
  2. Maintain liaisons with resources including; The Tutoring Center, Writing Center, Disability Support Services, First Year Advising Center, All academic advising units, Living Learning programs, Honors College, Graham Health Center and other departments.
  3. Manage the staff training and development funds.
  4. Maintain weekly posted office hours if deemed appropriate.

Departmental Responsibilities

  1. Assist in the recruitment of professional and paraprofessional staff and in their selection through interviewing and evaluation.
  2. Participate in departmental activities as appropriate including; training, check in and out, committees and task groups, liaison relationships, etc.
  3. Participate in fall and winter staff training prior to the beginning of each semester.
  4. Act in accordance with all Housing Staff Policies as outlined in the Housing Staff Manual.

Violation of Employment Policies and Expectations
If one or several of these employment policies and expectations are violated, you will be provided a timely and orderly process for the investigation and adjudication of the alleged violations. If you are determined to be responsible for the alleged violations, you will be subject to disciplinary action. The Student Employee Discipline Procedures can found and read in detail in the Housing Staff Manual.

Graduate Assistant for Student Success

Department: University Housing
Reports to: Student Success Assistant 

Responsibilities
The Student Success Graduate Assistant will help develop and support the expanding effort to improve student success and retention for students living on campus. Working with the Tutoring Center, academic advisers, and other departments, the position will assist students with information on study skills, tutoring and other proactive and reactive measures.

Supervision Received
The Student Success Graduate Assistant reports to and is supervised by the Student Success Assistant (SSA). Verbal contact is expected on a regular and frequent basis. Written reports may be expected concerning specific situations. Decisions involving delegated areas should be communicated to the SSA and are often made in consultation with the SSA.

Conditions of Employment

  1. Preferred appointment is given to candidates with completed BA/BS and acceptance into a degree-granting graduate program. Counseling, HRD, Education or related field preferred.
  2. Must be enrolled for a minimum of three credits and may carry a maximum of eight graduate credits or twelve undergraduate credits per semester.
  3. A minimum 3.00 grade point average must be maintained during the period of employment.
  4. Due to the formal and informal demands of the position, involvements in other activities which require a sizeable time commitment (volunteer work, other employment, class loads above 8 or 12 credits, etc.) are permitted only with written advance authorization from the Student Success Assistant. Those who are required by their academic program to participate in field experience/internships which require a significant time commitment must clear these with the Student Success Assistant in advance.
  5. Must be in good disciplinary standing.

Employment Policies and Expectations

Student Development

  1. Meet with residents to enhance academic success including select populations referred by other departments, students placed on academic probation/academic notice and students with judicial incidents as necessary.
  2. Attend regular meetings with other departments and fulfill various committee responsibilities.
  3. Communication with all residents or subgroups on behalf of the SSA including newsletters, semester reminders and individual students needing additional support.
  4. Effectively market the Student Success and Academic Peer Mentor programs within the department and with campus partners.
  5. Develop and maintain formal/informal contact with undergraduate, graduate and professional housing staff to assist with academic concerns.
  6. Other duties as assigned.

Administrative Functions

  1. Obtain access to Banner and Banner Relationship Manager (BRM).
  2. Review and enter information on all student interactions in Banner/BRM.
  3. Maintain liaisons with resources including but not limited to; FYAC, all advising units, The Tutoring Center, Writing Center, Oakland University Counseling Center, Living and Learning programs, Athletics and other departments and community agencies.
  4. Other duties as assigned.

Departmental Responsibilities

  1. Assist in the recruitment of professional and paraprofessional staff and in their selection through interviewing and evaluation.
  2. Participate in departmental activities as appropriate including; training, committees, task groups, liaison relationships, etc.
  3. Participate in fall and winter staff training prior to the beginning of the academic year.
  4. Act in accordance with all Housing Staff Policies as outlined in the Housing Staff Manual.

Violations of Employee Policies and Expectations
If one or several of these employment policies and expectations are violated, you will be provided a timely and orderly process for the investigation and adjudication of the alleged violations. If you are determined to be responsible for the alleged violations, you will be subject to disciplinary action. The Student Employee Discipline Procedures can found and read in detail in the Housing Staff Manual.

Graduate Assistant for the Bear Bus

Department: University Housing
Reports to: Assistant Director for Residence Life

Responsibilities
The Graduate Assistant will also supervise the on-campus transportation system, the Bear Bus. Tasks will include, but are not limited to maintaining a daily transportation service to students and specialty weekend trips to local venues. 

Supervision Received
The Graduate Assistant for Bear Bus reports to and is supervised Assistant Director of Residence Life. Verbal contact is expected on a regular and frequent basis. Written reports may be expected concerning specific situations. Decisions involving delegated areas should be communicated to the appropriate AD, and are often made in consultation with them.

Supervision Exercised
The Graduate Assistant for the Bear Bus is responsible for the supervision of all Bear Bus Driver staff.

Conditions of Employment

  1. Preferred appointment is given to candidates with completed BA/BS and acceptance into a degree-granting graduate program. Must be enrolled in a degree-granting program.
  2. Must be enrolled for a minimum of three credits and may carry a maximum of eight graduate credits or twelve undergraduate credits per semester.
  3. A minimum 2.75 grade point average must be maintained during the period of employment.
  4. Due to the formal and informal demands of the position, involvements in other activities which require a sizeable time commitment (volunteer work, other employment, class loads above 8 or 12 credits, etc.) are permitted only with written advance authorization from the Assistant Director for Residence Life. Those who are required by their academic program to participate in field experience/internships which require a significant time commitment must clear these with their AD and Director of University Housing in advance.
  5. Must be in good disciplinary standing.

Employment Policies and Expectations

Bear Bus Component

  1. Supervision of the Bear Bus on campus shuttle involves: interviewing/hiring new staff members, staff training, scheduling, planning special trips, and handling staff discipline. 
  2. Generating weekly, monthly, semester reports will be required regarding usage.
  3. Upkeep on the vans and shuttles will be required periodically (semester cleanings, oil changes, general vehicle maintenance).
  4. Coordinate the rental calendar and information for the vans and shuttles.

Departmental Component

  1. Work in conjunction with Senior Staff and Central Staff. ALL Graduate Assistants are required to attend weekly Senior Staff meetings. Additionally, ALL Graduate Assistants are required to schedule supervision time each week with the Assistant Director for Residence Life.
  2. Other collaborations with Central Staff may involve but are not limited to: cash handling for conferences and training, logistics relating to payment/arranging training components, ordering office/operational supplies, and participation in all staff activities/events (when required).
  3. ALL Graduate Assistants are expected to act in accordance with all Housing Staff Policies as outlined in the Housing Staff Manual

Violation of Employment Policies and Expectations
If one or several of these employment policies and expectations are violated, you will be provided a timely and orderly process for the investigation and adjudication of the alleged violations. If you are determined to be responsible for the alleged violations, you will be subject to disciplinary action. The Student Employee Discipline Procedures can found and read in detail in the Housing Staff Manual.

Graduate Assistant for Marketing

Department: University Housing
Reports to: Assistant Director for Housing Enrollment and Marketing

Responsibilities
The Graduate Assistant for Marketing will help to develop and disseminate new marketing materials for the Department of University Housing. Additionally, this GA will take on a developmental role in the department’s technology-driven and social media marketing, and will participate in cooperative recruitment efforts with the Department of Undergraduate Admissions.

Supervision Received
The Graduate Assistant for Marketing reports to and is supervised by the Assistant Director for Housing Enrollment and Marketing. Verbal contact and in-person meetings are expected on a regular and frequent basis. Written reports may be expected concerning specific situations. Decisions involving delegated areas should be communicated to, and will often be made in consultation with, the Assistant Director.

Supervision Exercised
The Graduate Assistant for Marketing supervises both the Housing Ambassador and Undergraduate Marketing Specialist teams. 

Conditions of Employment

  1. Preferred appointment is given to candidates with completed BA/BS degrees and acceptance into a graduate-level, degree-seeking program.
  2. Candidates must be enrolled for a minimum of three credits and may carry a maximum of eight graduate credits or twelve undergraduate credits per semester.
  3. A minimum 2.75 grad point average must be maintained during the period of employment.
  4. Due to the formal and informal demands of the position, involvements in other activities that require a sizeable time commitment (volunteer work, other employment, class loads above eight graduate or twelve undergraduate credit hours, etc.) are permitted only with written authorization from the Assistant Director for Housing Enrollment and Marketing. Those who are required by their academic program to participate in field experiences/internships that require a significant time commitment must clear these activities with the Assistant Director, as well as the Director of University Housing, ahead of time.
  5. Candidates must be in good disciplinary standing.

Employment Policies and Expectations

Marketing Component

  1. Help conceive, produce and employ print marking materials for University Housing
  2. Develop and maintain an interactive social media presence for University Housing, utilizing platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube
  3. Direct and edit informative videos for the University Housing website
  4. Participate in the training and management of the Housing Ambassador team and the Grizz Pack
  5. Attend recruiting events as needed
  6. Other tasks as designated by the Assistant Director for Housing Enrollment and Marketing

Departmental Component

Working in conjunction with central and senior staff, as well as the Assistant Director of Residence Life, as needed

  1. All graduate assistants are required to attend weekly senior staff meetings
  2. Collaborations with central staff may involve, but are not limited to: cash handling for conferences or training sessions, ordering office/operational supplies, and participation in staff activities and events, as required.
  3. All graduate assistants are expected to act in accordance with all Housing staff policies as outline in the Housing Staff Manual.

Violation of Employment Policies and Expectations
If one or several of these employment policies and expectations are violated, you will be provided a timely and orderly process for the investigation and adjudication of the alleged violations. If you are determined to be responsible for the alleged violations, you will be subject to disciplinary action. The Student Employee Discipline Procedures can be found and read in detail in the Housing Staff Manual.

Graduate Assistant for Communication

Department: University Housing
Reports to: Assistant Director for Housing Enrollment and Marketing

Responsibilities
The Graduate Assistant for Communication will help to develop and disseminate messaging regarding policies, procedures, events, and timely announcements for the Department of University Housing. Additionally, this GA will take on a developmental role in the department’s ongoing partnership with University Communications and Marketing, and will participate in cooperative recruitment efforts with the Department of Undergraduate Admissions.

Supervision Received
The Graduate Assistant for Communication reports to and is supervised by the Assistant Director for Housing Enrollment and Marketing. Verbal contact and in-person meetings are expected on a regular and frequent basis. Written reports may be expected concerning specific situations. Decisions involving delegated areas should be communicated to, and will often be made in consultation with, the Assistant Director.

Supervision Exercised
The Graduate Assistant for Communication does not manage a staff and is therefore not responsible for supervising other employees of University Housing.

Conditions of Employment

  1. Preferred appointment is given to candidates with completed BA/BS degrees and acceptance into a graduate-level, degree-seeking program.
  2. Candidates must be enrolled for a minimum of three credits and may carry a maximum of eight graduate credits or twelve undergraduate credits per semester.
  3. A minimum 2.75 grad point average must be maintained during the period of employment.
  4. Due to the formal and informal demands of the position, involvements in other activities that require a sizeable time commitment (volunteer work, other employment, class loads above eight graduate or twelve undergraduate credit hours, etc.) are permitted only with written authorization from the Assistant Director for Housing Enrollment and Marketing. Those who are required by their academic program to participate in field experiences/internships that require a significant time commitment must clear these activities with the Assistant Director, as well as the Director of University Housing, ahead of time.
  5. Candidates must be in good disciplinary standing.

Employment Policies and Expectations

Communication Component

  1. Draft, edit, and disseminate non-critical communications for University Housing
  2. Assist in the editing and proofreading of copy for print marketing materials
  3. Support Residence Life and Senior Staff through appropriate promotion of programming, events and announcements
  4. Obtain and analyze data on efficacy of departmental communication strategies
  5. Review and approve all campus partner and student group advertising requests
  6. Create, edit and maintain content for the University Housing Website
  7. Act as a key representative for University Housing at recruitment events
  • Other tasks as designated by the Assistant Director for Housing Enrollment and Marketing

Departmental Component

Working in conjunction with central and senior staff, as well as the Assistant Director of Residence Life, as needed.

  1. All graduate assistants are required to attend weekly senior staff meetings.
  2. Collaborations with central staff may involve, but are not limited to: cash handling for conferences or training sessions, ordering office/operational supplies, and participation in staff activities and events, as required.
  3. All graduate assistants are expected to act in accordance with all Housing staff policies as outline in the Housing Staff Manual.

Violation of Employment Policies and Expectations
If one or several of these employment policies and expectations are violated, you will be provided a timely and orderly process for the investigation and adjudication of the alleged violations. If you are determined to be responsible for the alleged violations, you will be subject to disciplinary action. The Student Employee Discipline Procedures can be found and read in detail in the Housing Staff Manual.

Graduate Assistant for Human Resources and Training/Development

Department: University Housing
Reports to: Assistant Director for Residence Life

Responsibilities
The Graduate Assistant for Human Resources and Training/Development assumes the primary leadership role for the interviewing, evaluation, and (when applicable) the selections for all student/paraprofessional staff positions in Residence Life. They should ensure matters concerning position descriptions and staff policies are up to date and accurate. Additionally they will help to develop training manuals, collaborate with HD/GA staff to facilitate performance analyses of their staffs, and develop materials that will enable employees to better perform at their job.

Supervision Received
The Graduate Assistant for Human Resources and Training/Development reports to and is supervised by the Assistant Director for Residence Life. Verbal contact is expected on a regular and frequent basis. Written reports may be expected concerning specific situations. Decisions involving delegated areas should be communicated to the appropriate AD, and are often made in consultation with them.

Conditions of Employment

  1. Preferred appointment is given to candidates with completed BA/BS and acceptance into a degree-granting graduate program. Must be enrolled in a degree-granting program.
  2. Must be enrolled for a minimum of three credits and may carry a maximum of eight graduate credits or twelve undergraduate credits per semester.
  3. A minimum 2.75 grade point average must be maintained during the period of employment.
  4. Due to the formal and informal demands of the position, involvements in other activities which require a sizeable time commitment (volunteer work, other employment, class loads above 8 or 12 credits, etc.) are permitted only with written advance authorization from the Assistant Director for Residence Life. Those who are required by their academic program to participate in field experience/internships which require a significant time commitment must clear these with their AD and Director of University Housing in advance.
  5. Must be in good disciplinary standing.

Employment Policies and Expectations

Human Resources Component

  1. Assist in the recruitment of professional and paraprofessional staff and in their selection through interviewing and evaluation.
  2. The HRGA will work with the Assistant Director for Residence Life to partially oversee and facilitate the hiring and recruitment processes of new student/paraprofessional Housing Staff. 
  3. Specifically, the HR component involves: sitting in on interviews, calling back individuals who have submitted application materials (when necessary), setting up interviews, ensuring that there are up-to-date Staff Manuals (not training manuals), refining offer letters and other applicable hiring forms for accuracy, and lastly, partial (with recruitment team) oversight and planning/facilitation of staff recruitment both for the Oshkosh Placement Exchange and the Student Staff Recruitment Group Process.

Training/Development Component

  1. Organize, create, and/or implement training(s) throughout the academic year for student staff. This includes, but is not limited to, fall and winter semester all staff training.
  2. Organize training throughout the academic year
  3. Work with GAs and HDs to develop effective training sessions specific to their staffs
  4. Create, develop, and update training manuals for each position (student staff and GA staff)
  5. Responsible for helping to improve and innovate processes within the Housing Department
  6. Perform “Need Assessments” with the HDs and GAs, as needed, to discuss operations that are not performing efficiently
  7. Work with HD/GA supervisor to identify problems and create solutions for their given area of supervision

Departmental Component:

  1. Work in conjunction with Senior Staff and Central Staff.
  2. ALL Graduate Assistants are required to attend weekly Senior Staff meetings. Additionally, ALL Graduate Assistants are required to schedule supervision time each week with the Assistant Director for Residence Life. 
  3. Other collaborations with Central Staff may involve but are not limited to: cash handling for conferences and training, logistics relating to payment/arranging training components, ordering office/operational supplies, and participation in all staff activities/events (when required).
  4. ALL Graduate Assistants are expected to act in accordance with all Housing Staff Policies as outlined in the Housing Staff Manual

Violation of Employment Policies and Expectation
If one or several of these employment policies and expectations are violated, you will be provided a timely and orderly process for the investigation and adjudication of the alleged violations. If you are determined to be responsible for the alleged violations, you will be subject to disciplinary action. The Student Employee Discipline Procedures can found and read in detail in the Housing Staff Manual.

Graduate Assistant for Programming

Department: University Housing
Reports to: Assistant Director for Residence Life

Responsibilities
The Graduate Assistant for Programming is responsible for supporting the Assistant Director for Residence Life in the planning, implementation and evaluation of a comprehensive program dealing with activities in the Residence Halls. The Graduate Assistant for Program’s primary responsibility for assisting Resident Assistants in their skill and knowledge development for their job functions as it relates to programs. Graduate Assistant for Program is responsible for program board supervision and training, student organization advising & group development, student contact & individual student development, administrative and departmental responsibilities. This position requires approximately 20 hours per week, which may include some weekends and evenings. 

Supervision Received
The Graduate Assistant for Programming reports to and is supervised by the Assistant Director for Residence Life. Verbal contact is expected on a regular and frequent basis. Written reports may be expected concerning specific situations. Decisions involving delegated areas should be communicated to the AD, and are often made in consultation with him/her.

Supervision Exercised
The Graduate Assistant for Programming is responsible for the supervision of all RHA employees.

Conditions of Employment

  1. Preferred appointment is given to candidates with completed BA/BS and acceptance into a degree-granting graduate program. Must be enrolled in a degree-granting program.
  2. Must be enrolled for a minimum of three credits and may carry a maximum of eight graduate credits or twelve undergraduate credits per semester.
  3. A minimum 2.75 grade point average must be maintained during the period of employment.
  4. Due to the formal and informal demands of the position, involvements in other activities which require a sizeable time commitment (volunteer work, other employment, class loads above 8 or 12 credits, etc.) are permitted only with written advance authorization from the Assistant Director for Residence Life. Those who are required by their academic program to participate in field experience/internships which require a significant time commitment must clear these with their AD and Director of University Housing in advance.
  5. Must be in good disciplinary standing.

Employment Policies and Expectations

Departmental Responsibilities

  1. Assist in the recruitment of professional and paraprofessional staff and in their selection through interviewing and evaluation.
  2. Participate in departmental activities as appropriate including; training, check in and out, Committees & task groups, liaison relationships, etc.
  3. Participate in fall and winter staff workshops prior to the beginning of the academic year. 
  4. Working conditions involving working in an environment with limited privacy and noise. Staff must frequently respond to situations at any time of the day and night. The job requires moderate physical effort when responding to emergencies.
  5. Act in accordance with all Housing Staff Policies as outlined in the Housing Staff Manual.

Violation of Employment Policies and Expectations
If one or several of these employment policies and expectations are violated, you will be provided a timely and orderly process for the investigation and adjudication of the alleged violations. If you are determined to be responsible for the alleged violations, you will be subject to disciplinary action. The Student Employee Discipline Procedures can found and read in detail in the Housing Staff Manual.

Graduate for Judicial Affairs

Department: University Housing
Reports to: Associate Director for University Housing

Responsibilities 
The Graduate Assistant for Judicial Affairs is a live-on position hired to assist the Associate Director of University Housing in the administration of the conduct system for approximately 2,700 residential students. 

Supervision Received
The Graduate Assistant for Judicial Affairs reports to and is supervised Associate Director of Housing. Verbal contact is expected on a regular and frequent basis. Written reports may be expected concerning specific situations. Decisions involving delegated areas should be communicated to the Associate Director, and are often made in consultation with them.

Conditions of Employment

  1. Preferred appointment is given to candidates who have completed a BA/BS degree and who have been accepted into a degree-granting graduate program. 
  2.  Candidates must be enrolled in a degree-granting program.
  3. Candidates must be enrolled for a minimum of three credits and may carry a maximum of eight graduate credits or twelve undergraduate credits per semester.
  4. A minimum 2.75 grade point average must be maintained during the period of employment.
  5. Due to the formal and informal demands of the position, involvements in other activities which require a sizeable time commitment (volunteer work, other employment, class loads above 8 or 12 credits, etc.) are permitted only with written advance authorization from the Associate Director for University Housing. Those who are required by their academic program to participate in field experience/internships which require a significant time commitment must clear these with the Associate Director and Director of University Housing in advance.
  6. Candidates must be in good disciplinary standing.

Employment Policies and Expectations

  1. Initiating, tracking and updating judicial cases in the Adirondack Conduct Coordinator (CoCo) program
  2. Sending judicial notifications and sanction letters
  3. Logging OUPD reports and updating PNG lists
  4. Placing judicial holds in Adirondack The Housing Director (THD) program
  5. Creating and analyzing reports in CoCo & THD 
  6. Assist in ongoing program development and other administrative tasks
  7. Coordinate Residence Director/Resident Assistant/Nightwatch Desk Worker training materials
  8. Work with the Graduate Residence Directors to ensure Documented Verbal Warnings from Nightwatch are entered, tracked and cases are assigned
  9. Participate in department and division activities which may include meetings, co-facilitating Civility Matters Workshop with Dean of Students Office and Alcohol/Drug Education seminar with Oakland University Counseling Center
  10. Participate in on-call duty rotation nights and weekends as requested

Violation of Employment Policies and Procedures
If one or more of these employment policies and expectations are violated, you will be provided a timely and orderly process for the investigation and adjudication of the alleged violations. If it is determined that you are responsible for the alleged violations, you will be subject to disciplinary action. The Student Employee Discipline Procedures can found and read in detail in the Housing Staff Manual.