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Information Technology Services Graduate Assistantship

Graduate Assistantship, 9 month, 20 hours/week (.50 FTE), $1593/month beginning Fall 2017

Summer hours available for timeslip position as well!

Preferred skills (not required):

  • Website skills
  • Photography, audio, video, and editing (Adobe Creative Cloud:  lightroom, photoshop, etc.)
  • Interest in communications design and production
  • Editing/Writing (organizational reports, social media content, PR, etc.)
  • Interest in technology
  • Works independently, but able to take direction and follow planned project needs
  • Social media content development
  • Collaborative personality

 

This is a Step 29SW A ($1593/mo) and is a position with great potential to grow practical communication knowledge. GA will work with a small comm team within the Pullman central ITS group, and must be Pullman grad students.  If they are outgoing and willing to learn, please have them email me, regardless of their field of study.

Contact: jsouthwick@wsu.edu; 509-335-1192


 Health and Wellness Services Graduate Staff Assistantship

APPOINTMENT STATUS
Graduate Staff Assistantship, 9 month, 20 hours/week (.50 FTE)
• Applicants must be able to start training on August 1st and will be paid hourly until the Assistantship start date on August 16th
PAY (Based on qualifications, experience, and availability of funds) 2016-2017 academic year salary $15,030
HOURS  20 hours per week with availability Monday through Friday and occasional weekends.
• Applicants must have flexible availability to accommodate up to 4 workshops or program facilitations per work week
• Ability to work on nights and occasional weekends is non-negotiable
• A draft copy of the student’s fall academic schedule is required at the interview and a confirmed academic schedule prior to hiring
FOCUS AREAS
This Graduate Staff Assistant position will work on programming initiatives and student involvement. This Graduate Staff Assistant will help oversee and implement health related programs that cover a wide variety of topics, including, but not limited to: general health, emotional health, mental health, substance use, and violence prevention.
JOB DUTIES

1. Schedule and coordinate meetings, presentations, events and trainings.
2. Coordinate events and activities with campus partners.
3. Participate in training and certifications as required to perform job duties.
4. Provide violence prevention outreaches as part of Green Dot facilitation during Week of Welcome.
5. Supervise volunteers and the holistic wellness facilitators.
6. Ensure all programs follow WSU and Health and Wellness Services policies and procedures.
7. Assist with the support, development, and facilitation of health promotion & violence prevention programs.
8. Support planning and implementation of program evaluations.
9. Assist with special events and campaigns.
10.Write health promotion materials, such as blog posts and information sheets for the student population.
11.Other duties as assigned.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
• Full time enrollment in a graduate program at Washington State University- Pullman
• Ability to work with others in a team environment
• Ability to facilitate discussions with diverse audiences covering topics like sexual health, gender-based violence, suicide prevention, and alcohol/other drugs.
• Ability to work with a flexible schedule
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
• Bachelor’s/Master’s Degree in Sociology, Psychology, Health Promotion, Exercise Science, or a related field
• Excellent facilitation skills
• Excellent written, oral, interpersonal, and intercultural communication skills
• Ability to recruit and supervise students, employees, and community members
• Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
• Experience working with or knowledge of violence prevention programming
• Green Dot Facilitator Certification (or ability to receive certification by August 2017)
• Experience supervising or mentoring students
CLOSING DATE
Applications will be accepted until position is filled
APPLICATION INFORMATION
Please submit cover letter, resume, and all supporting documentation to contact person.
Contact Person: Taylor Schwab, Taylor.Schwab@wsu.edu


Other funding opportunities


Bullitt Environmental Fellowship

Applications for the Bullitt Environmental Fellowship will open on January 1st. One graduate student attending a university located in British Columbia, Washington State, or Oregon is selected for this prestigious award of $100,00, distributed over two years. Eligible candidates will have a strong academic record, a demonstrated capacity for leadership, the promise of emerging as an environmental leader, and have a nomination from a university faculty member. Applications are due by April 1, 2017.

For more information and detailed eligibility criteria, visit the Bullitt Environmental Fellowship website.