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Subject: Graduate Hourly Position for Veterans STEM Assistance Program

Description:
POSITION DESCRIPTION
Graduate Hourly Position for Veterans STEM Assistance Program

The Adele H. Stamp Student Union--Center for Campus Life University of
Maryland College Park
The Graduate Program Assistant for Veterans STEM Assistance Program will work
with the Veteran Student Life team to coordinate the tutoring program
designed especially for U.S. military and Veteran students seeking assistance
in STEM classes.

Responsibilities
• Assist with recruitment of STEM tutors to begin the last week of August
• Create and manage online scheduling tool to keep an organized calendar of
all tutoring appointments.
• Produce online publications that advertise openings in tutoring schedule
• Use social media sites like Facebook and Twitter to promote tutoring
sessions
• Attend all trainings for tutors conducted by Learning Assistance Service
and Veteran Student Life
• Write and compile assessment of service and satisfaction
• Assist tutors with the creation of customized study plans for each
student veteran
• Assist Veteran Student Life with the coordination of a Lunch and Learn
series of workshops to focus on general topics such as test anxiety, time
management, and study skills
• Manage online space reservations for tutoring sessions and “on time”
communication of tutoring services to students

Qualifications:
Must have a bachelor’s degree and be enrolled full time in a graduate
degree program at the University of Maryland College Park. Experience in
using social media for marketing a program is preferred. Knowledge of
scheduling systems preferred. Previous experience as a tutor preferred. Must
be detail oriented, with excellent written and oral communication skills.
Other required qualifications include strong time management skills, problem
solving skills, and a genuine interest in serving Veteran students.

Terms of Appointment:
This is a 10-month position that begins August 1, 2016, and ends May 30,
2017, with an opportunity for reappointment. This position entails 10 hours
of work per week. (Please note that exact appointment dates are flexible and
can be discussed upon hire.)

Compensation:
This position is an hourly graduate appointment. The position will work a
maximum of 10 hours per week for 40 weeks. The hourly rate is $20.00 per
hour.

To Apply:
For best consideration, submit your application by June 1, 2016. Applicants
must submit applications via the University Human Resources website at
https://ejobs.umd.edu/ (search for this posting). Applications should consist
of a cover letter stating your interest in the position, a résumé, and the
names and contact information for three references.

For more information, please contact Cori Carfagno, Assistant Director for
Engagement, at (301) 405-3058 or [log in to unmask]

Contact Person: Cori Carfagno
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