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8 Apr 2016

Student Union Graduate Assistant

Sacred Heart University – Posted by SACJobs Anywhere

Job Description

The Graduate Assistant (GA) role is a live-in position working in the Student Union Office. Direct supervision of
Red’s, the on campus University Pub, will be this position primary responsibility.

Extensive evening and weekend hours are required with formal hours arranged with the supervisor. The Student
Union GA reports to the Director of Student Union. The position will also require on-call hours that will be
rotated with other Graduate Assistants.

The GA must take two graduate courses each term (the position is contingent upon acceptance into a graduate
program at the university).

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree. Undergraduate experience in Student Union operations, programming.
Excellent organizational skills, strong commitment to student development, a team atmosphere, and computer skills.

Responsibilities:
Union
• Manage Red’s Pub including student managers and staff, inventory, budget, publicity and programming.
o Ensure that Red’s provides a safe and suitable area for students of age, faculty, and staff to consume alcohol.
o Ensure that all State liquor laws are upheld.
o Educate students on the effects of alcohol and the correct ways to serve and consume it.
• Assist with the creation and implementation of a student employee development program.
• Co-Supervise Student Union Manager Staff, including scheduling, staff development, and evaluation.
• Serve duty hours and evening events and service supervision on a rotating basis.
• Participate in staff and departmental meetings and development opportunities.
• Prepares weekly/monthly reports as required by Director
• Assume other projects as assigned by Director and meets weekly to discuss events and budgeting pertaining to
area of supervision.
• Assists with the coordination of summer conferences/camps for on and off-campus groups.
o Facilitate the day to day operations of the summer conference program to ensure a high level of customer
satisfaction and revenue goals are met.

Contract Period:
• 12 months(renewable up to 2 years)
• Limited duties during Christmas vacation and Spring
Break

Compensation:
• Stipend: $12,000.00 paid bi-weekly during contract
period
• Housing: apartment style housing with free cable (will be living with other graduate assistants)
• Meal Plan: $100 dining dollars/month
• Health Insurance: student health insurance will be provided
• Tuition waiver of $12,000.00 per contract year. No more than two classes per term may be taken during first
year.

Application Process:
• To apply for this position, please send a cover letter, resume and the names & contact information of three
references.
• Please email or mail in your application.
• Applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled.
Ecumenical in spirit and led by the laity, Sacred Heart University is dedicated to excellence in academics and to the Catholic intellectual and liberal arts traditions. We are looking for individuals who value the University’s Catholic identity, tradition and spirit, and support it’s commitment to the intellectual and ethical development of our students.

REQUIREMENTS
Start Date: 7/1/2016 – Approximate
Education: Bachelor’s Degree Required
Work Experience: 0-2 Years

How to Apply

CONTACT / ADDITIONAL INFO Michael F. Moylan Director of Student Union Sacred Heart University 5151 Park Avenue Fairfield, CT 06825 moylanm@sacredheart.edu 203 365-7663

Job Categories: Student Affairs and Services. Job Tags: Graduate Assistant and Student Union.

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