HED Student Employment Opportunities

Are you a Higher Education MA student? A Graduate Assistantship (GA) can help you earn valuable experience and pay for school. In addition to tuition credits, GA positions offer compensation. If you apply for and are awarded a GA position, you’ll have the opportunity to develop professional experience, get paid, and even save on tuition. If you have any questions, please email MCE.Admission@du.edu.

Important:

  • Unless otherwise noted, the positions outlined below are for HED students only.
  • In order to be considered for these positions, you must have submitted a completed admissions application.

 

Open Positions

Positions At-a-Glance

Full details for all positions can be found below this comparison table.  

Position Type Employer Location Max Tuition Credit Hours Max Pay Hours / Week
Graduate Assistant  DU Logo Student Outreach and Support 24/year MA: $15,892/ten-month period; Doctoral: $17,460/ten-month period 20
Graduate Resident Director DU Logo Housing and Residential Education 24/yr $11,762/yr 20
Graduate Service Assistant  DU Logo Office of Student Engagement - Fraternity & Sorority Life 24/year $15,892/ten-month period 20-25
Graduate Services Assistant DU Logo Office of Student Engagement - Student Organizations and Activities 24/year $15,892/ten-month period 20
Graduate Assistant DU Logo Student Affairs & Inclusive Excellence (SAIE) - Assessment & Planning 24/year $15,892/ten-month period (Master’s student stipend); $17,460 /ten-month period (doctoral student-level stipend) 20
Graduate Service Assistant DU Logo Cultural Center - Gender & Sexuality Support 24/year $15,892/ten-month period 20
Graduate Services Assistant DU Logo Cultural Center - Student Leadership Development  24/year $16,845/ten-month period 20
Graduate Service Assistant  DU Logo Cultural Center - Affinity Group  Support 24/year $15,892/ten-month period 20
Graduate Assistant DU Logo Equity Science Technology Engineering Mathematics (E-STEM) Program 24/year $15,892/ten-month period 20

Position Details

  • Graduate Resident Director (Housing and Residential Education)

    Department Detail
    Housing and Residential Education (HRE) at the University of Denver (DU) is a multifaceted department supporting 2,800+ residential students fulfilling a two-year undergraduate live-on requirement. HRE also houses upper division and graduate students. Staff at all levels are expected to uphold the core values and standards of the department including but not limited to acting with integrity and respect, being an actively engaged team member, seeking opportunities for innovation, and supporting DU’s overarching community values.


    HRE believes in designing inclusive environments that are built to encourage and support the academic and personal success of residential students. HRE cultivates inclusive learning environments that teach, model, challenge, and inspire residential students to think critically and act responsibly throughout their DU and global community as described in the department’s Core Values, Guide to Residence Living, Holistic Student Development Model, and the DU Honor Code.


    HRE’s core values – diversity and social justice, sustainability, student development and staff development inform the day-to-day operations, training, and development of all students and staff members in the department.  Visit www.du.edu/housing to learn more about the department.


    Position Detail
    The Graduate Resident Director (GRD) holds a 20 hour/week appointment with Housing & Residential Education and must be enrolled in DU’s Higher Education, Curriculum & Instruction, Research Methods & Statistics, or Library & Information Science Master’s degree program. The GRD shares in the responsibility for the operation of a multi-gender residence hall or apartment community. The GRD assists in creating an environment which promotes academic success, personal development, and inclusive communities with an emphasis on social justice education. Each GRD is supervised by a full-time Resident Director (RD) and shares responsibility for administration and supervision of a community with the RD. Appointment is based on performance and is renewable for a second year upon re-application, evaluation, and approval of Executive/Associate Director of Housing and Residential Life. Opportunities for Winter and Summer Break employment may be available.


    Specific Duties
    There are unique aspects with each Graduate Resident Director position at the University of Denver. Not all communities are identical in student population and supervision responsibilities. Each GRD is expected to fulfill the following responsibilities, in addition to others that may be assigned throughout the year:
     

    Training & Development

    • Participate in professional staff training in early August before student staff members arrive for fall quarter and in early December. Participate in student staff training in August, September, December, January, and April. This includes co-creating curriculum guides & facilitating trainings.
    • Participate in ongoing training and development throughout the year
    • Assume responsibility related to Resident Assistant (RA) selection, Desk Assistant (DA) selection, as well as professional staff selection.
    • Participate in various professional development discussions and retreats that occur throughout the academic year.
    • Attend departmental and divisional meetings, assist in developing departmental goals and objectives, and serve on at least one HRE committee that aligns with HRE’s core values.
       

    Inclusive Excellence/Social Justice

    • Create an inclusive, welcoming, and safe environment that respects all voices of RAs/DAs, students, and peers through dialogue, addressing concerns and student crises, training and development of staff, and initiatives brought forth by HRE and the DU community.
    • Support student development by working with student staff to develop intentional, positive behavior, cognitive, and affective growth in the areas of diversity, multiculturalism, and social justice within your role.
    • Address any inappropriate or discriminatory behaviors and ensure that residents or RAs/DAs are educated in a professional, respectful, and caring manner.
    • Participate and actively commits personally and professionally to developing in the areas of diversity, multiculturalism, inclusive excellence and social justice.


    Supervision

    • Directly supervise a specific set of Resident Assistants and assist in the co-supervision of all Resident Assistants.
    • Co-supervise Assistant/Desk Managers Desk Assistants in day to day operations and timesheet management.
    • Facilitate staff development through weekly one-on-one meetings, weekly staff meetings, performance feedback conversations & evaluations that support the mission and values of Housing & Residential Education.
    • Hold staff accountable in a timely manner for not upholding HRE policies and meeting position requirements and responsibilities.
    • Consult with Resident Assistants about approaches to student behavior.
    • Collaborate with Resident Director, other Graduate Resident Director(s), and Assistant/Desk Managers regarding supervisory matters.
       

    Administration and Building Management

    • Implement check-in and check-out procedures during opening and closing periods each quarter.
    • Collect, review, and maintain Residential Education forms such as roommate agreements, resident connection forms & visual checks.
    • Support occupancy management including keeping up to date rosters and understanding of vacancies in community.
    • Facilitate room changes on a quarterly basis with support from Resident Director and other HRE staff.
    • Establish and maintain accurate budgeting system for programming and building budgets.
    • Manage front desk operations including time sheet management, day to day operations, and staffing concerns.
    • Assist with facilities in conjunction with appropriate maintenance and custodial staff, including key audits, weekly walkthrough of facilities, and other appropriate follow-up.
    • Hold a minimum of 10 office hours each week Monday-Friday.
    • Attend and participate in departmental staff meetings.
       

    Student Conduct and Duty

    • Consult with and assist the Resident Director and Associate Director of Student Rights and Responsibilities in implementing the educational system for handling student conduct. This involves individual/group conduct meetings, attending and facilitating floor meetings when necessary and updating conduct database.
    • Submit appropriate paperwork to the Student Rights and Responsibilities when case resolution meetings are completed.
    • Ensure that all conduct cases are handled according to guidelines set forth by HRE and Student Rights and Responsibilities.
    • Serve on weekly Administrator-On-Call (AOC) duty rotation for DU students. The AOC must remain close to campus and be able to be reached 24 hours a day to respond to emergencies and/or requests for assistance. Follow designated procedures when consulting with Senior Administrator-On-Call.
    • Respect and maintain student and staff confidentiality, except in cases that may be dangerous to individuals and/or the greater community.
       

    Community Development, Advising, and Leadership

    • Foster community development by supporting, motivating, coaching, and educating staff for all social and building wide programming efforts to meet all Community Development Model requirements to maximize students’ experience in the community.
    • Be visible in building and work to create a sense of belonging for residents
    • Coordinate evaluations of programs and maintain program budgets.
    • Attend community-wide programs put on by professional staff.
    • Meet with students to discuss roommate concerns, substance abuse issues, and other personal concerns. Act as a referral agent to other university resources, including the Health and Counseling Center, Academic Advising, Career Center, Student Outreach and Support, Title IX and Equal Opportunity, and Center for Advocacy, Prevention, and Empowerment, etc.
    • Collaborate with supervisor on all student and staff concerns.
    • Advise a college-aged group of students in the form of a Hall Council or other student leadership opportunities within community.


    Required Qualifications

    • Be enrolled and maintain good academic standing in the DU Masters of Higher Education, Curriculum & Instruction, Research Methods & Statistics, or Library & Information Science program throughout the course of employment.
    • No other employment may be held during duration of the GRD contract without prior permission from supervisor.
    • Part of breaks (winter, spring & summer) will require GRD presence on campus and/or involvement with committee tasks and other responsibilities. The entire month of August and the first two weeks of Winter Break include mandatory training for GRDs. There may be opportunities for the GRD to work over Winter and Summer Breaks
    • You may be required to be present on-campus or serve on-call during a national holiday.
    • Follow all University of Denver and Housing & Residential Education policies and procedures appropriately.
    • Work 20 hours/week with increased workloads at the beginning and end of each quarter; contact length varies between 10-11 months based on the University calendar.


    Work Schedule

    • University is open M-F, 8:00am-4:30pm with some weekends, evenings, holidays, and on-call work.
    • Serve in a rotation of Administrators On-Call during weekends and holidays, in addition to some scheduled work days during weekends and holidays.


    Compensation

    • Tuition: up to 24 credit hours per year in the Morgridge College of Education at the University of Denver, pending available funding
    • $11,762 stipend per academic year, unlimited meal plan while classes are in session, furnished 1-bedroom apartment
    • Other: student health fee, health insurance

    Start Date: Aug 8, 2022

     

    To Apply

    E-mail your cover letter and resume to Christian Doody (Christian.Doody@du.edu).

  • Graduate Service Assistant (Student Outreach and Support)

    Office Information/Purpose:
    Student Outreach & Support (SOS) helps students succeed by connecting them to resources, developing a plan of action to meet their goals, and navigating challenging situations. The SOS staff creates an inclusive and welcoming environment for students to develop skills in self-awareness, self-advocacy, resilience, and navigation to maximize their educational experience.


    A few programs and processes supported by the SOS office:

    • Undergraduate and Graduate student case management
    • Medical Leave of Absence and Reentry processes
    • Basic needs support, including Swipe Out Hunger
    • Student Assistance Fund emergency support
    • Unaccompanied youth support
    • Process for outreaching to and supporting students impacted by events, tragedies or disasters (domestic or abroad)


    Job Summary/Position Details:
    Student Outreach & Support Graduate Assistant (GA) has a 20-hour per week appointment with the Student Outreach & Support (SOS) office. The primary role of this position is to develop and implement outreach and training opportunities to bring awareness of the SOS office the DU community. The position also shares responsibility in supporting working with students to identify resources available to them when student issues arise. The position requires mature, ethical decision-making and communication skills as well as the ability to work independently and as a member of a team. The Graduate Assistant reports to the Director of Student Outreach & Support. This position is a year-to-year appointment and runs August to June each year.


    Required Qualifications:

    • Candidates must have an earned Bachelor’s degree and be enrolled in a Master or Doctoral program at the University of Denver
    • A demonstrated commitment to inclusive excellence
    • Excellent organizational, planning, interpersonal and communications skills
    • Ability to work independently and as a team member
    • A genuine interest and satisfaction in working with students, employers, faculty and staff


    Preferred Qualifications

    • Interest, desire and/or experience in the field of student affairs
    • An ability and willingness to apply student development theory and concepts

    Summary of Responsibilities: (including but not limited to)
    Programming/Advising

    • Training/Community outreach - Work with the Director on creating and implementing a training program for the campus community.
    • Support departmental programming initiatives


    Outreach Services

    • Provide student support as a member of the SOS team. Work with students who are having a difficult time navigating the system and achieving their desired results. Work to help get them the answers they need, work through the correct channels, follow-up, and support the student by educating them on the University’s policies and procedures
    • Provide outreach support as assigned by the Assistant Director/Director in accordance with office policies and protocol


    Administrative

    • Exhibit strong written and verbal communication skills and involves reading and writing correspondence and dealing effectively with a broad range of students, as well as staff, faculty, parents, and the public.
    • A basic understanding of computerized databases and information systems is highly desirable. Familiarity with Microsoft Office products (Word, Access, Excel, and Publisher) is essential.
    • Database Maintenance – Note documentation via electronic databases (Maxient, Banner, etc.) for case management records.
       

    Departmental Duties

    • Collaborate with other departments and offices on campus.
    • Demonstrate an on-going commitment to the principles of multiculturalism and diversity through hiring practices, training and development programming, campus collaborations, and/or involvement and participation in university/divisional multiculturalism and diversity projects or initiatives.
    • Contribute to Campus Life & Inclusive Excellence initiatives as applicable.


    Professional Development

    • Participate in various trainings, retreats and professional development discussions that occur throughout the academic year.


    This position has a two-year minimum requirement. Preference will be given to first year graduate students, but all students are welcome and encouraged to apply.


    Compensation, Start and End Dates

    • Tuition: up to 24 credit hours per year in the Morgridge College of Education at the University of Denver, pending available funding
    • Stipend: $15,892/ten-month period for Master’s student; $17,460/ten-month period for doctoral student
    • Other: student health fee, health insurance, and the opportunity to apply for additional professional development funds (up to $250/year) from Campus Life & Inclusive Excellence
    • Start and end date: TBD

     

  • Graduate Service Assistant (Fraternity & Sorority Life)

    Office Information
    The Office of Student Engagement (OSE) is committed to enhancing the educational mission of the University by encouraging student involvement where experience is the foundation for learning, providing opportunities for life skills development, and fostering a sense of community where all members feel supported, valued and challenged. The Office of Student Engagement believes membership in Fraternity & Sorority Life on campus provides undergraduates and alumni with tremendous, values-based opportunities for lifelong friendship, leadership development, scholarship enhancement and social interaction. Our fraternity and sorority students are scholars, athletes, and campus leaders; they are positively contributing to and benefiting from the University of Denver collegiate experience. Fraternity & Sorority Life strives to cultivate chapters who live their values: to promote individual member growth and development, to engage alumni and external partners, and to prepare members to become responsible global citizens.


    Position Detail
    The Graduate Service Assistant (GSA) for Fraternity & Sorority Life (FSL) holds a 20 hours/week appointment with Fraternity & Sorority Life, one of three functional areas in OSE. The GSA for FSL will report directly to the Associate Director of FSL and will primarily work with the fraternity/sorority community at the University of Denver. In addition, the GSA for FSL will be a collaborative colleague with other team members in OSE, as well as a campus partner across the Division of Student Affairs & Inclusive Excellence (SAIE). The GSA for FSL must be enrolled and maintain good academic standing in the Masters of Higher Education program throughout their course of employment. No other employment may be held during the duration of the GSA for FSL contract without prior permission from supervisor. Part of breaks (winter, spring, & summer) will require GSA for FSL presence on campus and/or involvement with committee tasks and other responsibilities. GSAs for FSL may be required to be present on-campus or serve on-call during a national holiday. GSAs for FSL may also have increased workloads during peak periods of time. The contract length will vary between 10-11 months based on the University calendar.


    Required Qualifications

    • Candidates must have an earned Bachelor’s degree and admission/enrollment in the University of Denver Higher Education program.
    • A demonstrated commitment to diversity and social justice and equity.
    • Excellent organizational, planning, interpersonal and communications skills.
    • Ability to work independently and as a team member.
    • A genuine interest and satisfaction in working with students, faculty and staff.

     

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Preference will be given to first year students, but all students are encouraged to apply
    • Interest and/or experience in the field of student affairs, specifically fraternity/sorority life
    • Ability and willingness to apply student development theory and concepts with students
    • Demonstrated commitment to inclusive excellence
    • Excellent organizational, planning, interpersonal, and communication skills
    • Ability to communicate with a broad range of students, advisors, stakeholders, parents, etc.
    • Basic understanding of computerized databases and information systems
    • Ability to work independently and as a team member collaboratively
    • Genuine interest and satisfaction in working with students, faculty, and staff
    • Respect and maintain student and staff confidentiality, except in cases that may be dangerous to individuals and/or the greater community

     

    Summary of Responsibilities
    Administration

    • Hold regular office hours for students, faculty, and staff to reach you
    • Attend weekly one-on-one meetings with the Associate Director of FSL
    • Attend regular team meetings with FSL and departmental meetings with OSE
    • Attend community-wide meetings as a representative of FSL
    • Maintain and update appropriate rosters for chapters, councils, advisors, and stakeholders
    • Maintain appropriate budgets as required by responsibilities
    • Manage and execute any responsibilities related to policies, processes, and forms that impact the fraternity/sorority community
    • Assist with the chapter membership rosters (grade checks, updating banner, etc.)

     

    Advising

    • Advise at least one governing council within the fraternity/sorority community
    • Advise the executive board leadership of at least one governing council
    • Support the chapter presidents in at least one of the governing councils
    • Facilitate meetings with various chapter and council leaders monthly at a minimum
    • Support stakeholders (chapter advisors, advisory boards, consultants, regional officers, headquarters staff, specialty stakeholders, etc.) for at least one governing council
    • Submit biweekly council updates to the FSL team

     

    Programming

    • Manage the recruitment/membership intake processes of at least one governing council
    • Develop, execute, and assess at least one leadership development experience for the fraternity/sorority community per quarter (seasoned leader retreat, chapter officer training, etc.)
    • Develop, execute, and assess at least one signature program for the fraternity/sorority community (accreditation program, FSL retreat, etc.)
    • Develop community-wide programming related to key content areas impacting the fraternity/sorority community per quarter (inclusive excellence, philanthropy, community service, career preparation, advisor support, academic achievement, public relations)
    • Contribute as needed to the development/implementation of OSE hallmark programs/events

     

    Training & Professional Development

    • Participate in professional staff training in late August before students arrive for fall quarter, in December during winter break, and throughout the academic year as required
    • Participate in various retreats and professional development opportunities hosted by the department, division, or campus throughout the academic year
    • Participate in divisional meetings as required to assist in developing divisional goals, objectives, and priorities

     

    Departmental Support

    • Participate in departmental training /development initiatives
    • Participate in departmental assessment/evaluation efforts
    • Participate in a departmental working group, to be determined based upon annual needs
    • Contribute as needed to advance the overall mission and vision of OSE and SAIE
    • Collaborate with other areas of OSE, departments in the division, and units across campus
    • Perform other related duties and participate in special projects and campus committees as assigned

     

    Compensation, Start and End Dates

    • Tuition: up to 24 credit hours per year in the Morgridge College of Education at the University of Denver, pending available funding
    • Stipend: $ $15,892 /ten-month period
    • Other: student health fee, health insurance
    • Start Date: TBD; Winter Break: TBD – TBD;
    • End date: TBD

     

  • Graduate Assistant (Office of Student Engagement) - Student Organizations & Activities

    Office Information
    The Office of Student Engagement believes in unleashing students’ potential to lead and impact the world. Our mission is to provide all University of Denver students a co-curricular experience which empowers them to explore, connect, and grow. We value leadership, inclusion, community, vision and sustainability.


    Position Detail
    The Graduate Assistant for the Office of Student Engagement – Student Organizations & Activities will support Registered Student Organizations (RSOs), Undergraduate Student Government (USG), Graduate Student Government (GSG), the DU Programming Board (DUPB), and the Office of Student Engagement in creating and executing meaningful programs, initiatives, and experiences for all students on campus.


    The Graduate Assistant will be responsible for administrative, advising, and program-planning duties that empower USG, GSG, DUPB, RSOs and non-positional student leaders to imagine what is possible on campus and help them realize these possibilities through one-on-one support, as well as program planning and implementation of both small- and large-scale programs and initiatives throughout the year.


    Required Qualifications

    • Candidates must have an earned Bachelor’s degree and admission/enrollment in the University of Denver Higher Education program
    • A demonstrated commitment to diversity and social justice and equity
    • Excellent organizational, planning, interpersonal and communications skills.
    • Ability to work independently and as a team member
    • A genuine interest and satisfaction in working with students, faculty and staff
    • A willingness to adapt to shifting priorities
    • Preferred Qualifications
    • Prior event planning experience
    • Ability to think critically, creatively, and remain productive while transitioning between projects
    • An interest in developing new skills

    Summary of Responsibility
    Administration

    • The GA will be responsible for initial intake of RSEvent registration submissions on CrimsonConnect (the Student Engagement Platform)
      • The GA will ensure that all required information and documentation is included in the event registration form and will either pass it along to the next step in the process, return it to the student org for revisions, or schedule a meeting with the student org to work through larger needs such as: risk mitigation, large-scale event planning procedures, etc.
    • Support the OSE team with creation and implementation of any policies, procedures, assessment, and event planning.
    • Budget management
      • Manage, with the guidance of your supervisor

    Advising

    • The GA will be the primary advisor to the Graduate Student Government Executive Directors (i.e., Director of Communications, Director of Inclusive Excellence & Director of Student Life) with an expectation of:
      • Regularly scheduled 1:1 meetings with each director
      • Attending GSG executive board meetings, and occasional GSG committee and GSG senate meetings
      • Regularly scheduled meetings & communication with the direct advisor to GSG Executive Board on the proceedings of the director roles OR
    • The GA will be the primary advisor to at least two DUPB Committees (i.e., Classics, Traditions, Music, Special Events), with an expectation of:
      • Attending regularly scheduled Committee Meetings
      • Attending DUPB executive board meetings on rotating basis with other DUPB advisors
      • Regular communication with the primary DUPB Advisor on the proceedings of the committees
      • Regularly scheduled meetings with the Committee Co-Chairs to assist in planning outside of committee meetings and individual development.

    Programming

    • The GA will work closely with the Student Engagement team and/or DUPB and/or GSG on the development and execution of Hallmark & Traditions Programs.
      • These programs include but are not limited to: Homecoming, Global Reveal, First Snow, Hockey Ticket Campout, Winter Carnival, Graduate Student Appreciation Week, May Days.
    • The GA will work closely with the Student Engagement Team on the development, cultivation, buy-in, and execution of DU traditions, and spirit & pride initiatives. This can include the development of new traditions, or the revival of old ones.
      • Examples include: Wednesdays on the Walkways/Web, Duck Hunts, Grad Café, Explore Denver, and passive social media engagement programming
         

    Training & Professional Development

    • The GA will assist with any leadership training and development provided by OSE to student leaders on campus
    • The GA should actively seek opportunities to create collaborative relationships with other units outside of the immediate department.
    • The GA will create a professional development plan at the start of the year and work with their supervisor to move through and continually adapt that plan throughout their time in the department.

    Departmental Administration and Support

    • Hold regular office hours for students, faculty, and staff to reach you,
    • Participate in weekly 1-on-1 meetings with direct supervisor.
    • Participate in regular team, departmental, and divisional meetings.
    • Participate in departmental training and development initiatives.
    • Participate in departmental assessment and evaluation efforts.
    • Contribute as needed to the development and implementation of OSE hallmark programs/events.
    • Participate in one or more departmental working groups, to be determined based upon annual needs.
    • Contribute as needed to advance the overall mission and vision of OSE and SAIE.
    • Collaborate with other areas of OSE, departments in the division, and units across campus.
    • Perform other related duties and participate in special projects and campus committees as assigned.
       

    Compensation

    • Tuition: up to 24 credit hours per year in the Morgridge College of Education at the University of Denver, pending available funding
    • Stipend: $15,892/ten-month period
    • Other: student health fee, health insurance, and the opportunity to apply for additional professional development funds (up to $250/year) from Campus Life & Inclusive Excellence

     

    To Apply

    E-mail your cover letter and resume to Julianne Toce (julianne.toce@du.edu).

  • Graduate Assistant (Student Affairs & Inclusive Excellence - Assessment & Planning)

    Office Information
    Student Affairs & Inclusive Excellence (SAIE) is the central student affairs division of the University of Denver. SAIE includes Housing and Residential Education; Student Engagement; Fraternity and Sorority Life; Health and Counseling; Inclusion & Equity Education; Disability Services Program; Cultural Center; Access & Transitions; Learning Effectiveness Program; Veteran & Military Services; Student Outreach and Support; Student Rights & Responsibilities; Budget, Operations and Division Resources; New Student and Family Programs; and Community and Driscoll Commons.


    The budget, operations, and division resources (BODR) team has a robust portfolio of services to support divisional colleagues as they execute their priorities. As the operational foundation for the division, the BODR team’s responsibilities include:

    • Budget development, forecasting, and financial modeling
    • Human resources functions, including consultation and onboarding
    • Technology acquisition and monitoring
    • Creation and implementation of divisional guidelines and procedures consistent with University policy and compliance education and monitoring
    • Effectiveness assessment and decision support for SAIE and SAIE departments and programs

    BODR assessment & planning promotes and coordinates:

    • Assessment of student learning in the academic/Student Affairs co-curriculum and student development
    • Department program evaluation
    • Satisfaction and benchmarking surveys
    • Institutional/cultural climate surveys

    Assessment & planning collaborates with the divisional strategy & communication team to coordinate annual reporting processes and assess/monitor progress toward goals and priorities associated with SAIE’s strategic plan.


    Position Detail
    The SAIE assessment & planning Graduate Assistant (GA) reports to the director of assessment & planning in Business, Operations, & Division Resources department and works 20 hours per week. This position will support the director’s development and execution of divisional and departmental assessment plans.
    Responsibilities include assisting with assessment design and execution, development and delivery of assessment training for the division, and quantitative and qualitative analyses. The GA will support measurement of and reporting on SAIE’s progress on the divisional strategic plan.


    Required Qualifications

    • Candidates must have an earned Bachelor’s degree and admission/enrollment in the University of Denver Morgridge College of Education.
    • Demonstrated commitment to diversity and social justice and equity
    • Excellent organizational, planning, interpersonal, and communications skills
    • Ability to work independently and as a team member
    • A genuine interest and satisfaction in working with students, faculty, and staff
    • Preferred Qualifications
    • Preference will be given to first year doctoral students, but all students are welcome and encouraged to apply
    • Qualitative and quantitative assessment experience and skills
    • An ability and willingness to apply student development theory and concepts

     

    Compensation, Start and End Dates

    • Tuition: up to 24 credit hours per year in the Morgridge College of Education at the University of Denver, pending available funding
    • Stipend: $15,892/ten-month period (Master’s student stipend); $17,460 /ten-month period (doctoral student-level stipend)
    • Other: student health fee, health insurance, and the opportunity to apply for additional professional development funds (up to $250/year) from SAIE
    • Start and end date: TBD

     

  • Graduate Service Assistant (Cultural Center- Gender & Sexuality Support)

    Office Information
    The Cultural Center at the University of Denver serves as a nexus for students who occupy various minoritized identities by virtue of their race, ethnicity, nationality, gender, sexual orientation, gender, faith, ability and other identities. The staff at the Cultural Center endeavor to create a community of student scholars, thinkers, practitioners and activists by honoring the many intersecting identities of the students they serve, and by centering, preserving and promoting the historical, cultural and intellectual traditions of the many minoritized identities. The Cultural Center designs and executes several outcome-based programs and engagement opportunities designed to equip the students they serve with the necessary skills, abilities, and knowledge to engage in an increasingly diverse world.


    Position Detail
    The Graduate Service Assistant (GSA) for The Cultural Center- Gender and Sexuality Support will serve as a team leader of student staff efforts to provide support and leadership training for targeted student populations. The GSA will work 20 hours per week under the supervision of the Assistant Director of Affinity Group Support.


    Required Qualifications

    • Candidates must have an earned Bachelor’s degree and admission/enrollment in the University of Denver Higher Education program.
    • A demonstrated commitment to diversity, social justice and equity.
    • Excellent organizational, planning, interpersonal and communications skills.
    • Ability to work independently and as a team member.
    • A genuine interest and satisfaction in working with students, faculty and staff.

     

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Membership or leadership experience in identity-based affinity groups at the high-school, college or employment level
    • Experience in program/event planning and execution
    • Working knowledge of various social media platforms

     

    Summary of Responsibilities

    • Program oversight: (1) serve as a Cultural Center representative at community events as necessary, (2) facilitate outreach efforts for first time first year students with various minoritized identities to monitor their engagement and support their overall academic and engagement needs, (3) provide oversight for programs and services offered through the department, (4) provide leadership and mobilization for community response to critical issues that arise within our community/world that impact the DU community.
    • Student Organization Advising: (1) serve as Graduate Student advisor of LGBTQ+ student organizations (2) provide leadership development and assistance to student leaders as necessary.
    • Social Media Management: (1) Create social media posts that further the mission of the Cultural Center, (2) engage with social media followers to promote and increase attendance/utilization office programs and services
    • Assist in the monitoring of student participant academic and social success at DU including making necessary resource referrals to other offices to ensure success.

     

    Additionally, the CC GSA will be expected to:

    • Assist with additional programming targeted at diverse/historically underrepresented populations, as needed
    • Provide support for the Assistant Director of Affinity Group Leadership with programs and services
    • Assist with the management and supervision of graduate and undergraduate student staff
    • Implement community organizing into the framework of programs and services
    • Meet regularly with supervisor
    • Show professionalism in all areas of work
    • Provide research and assessment, as needed
    • Serve on committees as it relates to diversity and inclusion implementation, research and support across the university
    • Other responsibilities and duties as assigned

     

    Compensation, Start and End Dates

    • Tuition: up to 24 credit hours per year in the Morgridge College of Education at the University of Denver, pending available funding
    • Stipend: $15,892/ten-month period
    • Other: student health fee, health insurance
    • Start Date: TBD; Winter Break: TBD – TBD;
    • End date: TBD

     

  • Graduate Services Assistant (Cultural Center - Student Leadership Development)

    Office Information 
    The Cultural Center at the University of Denver serves as a nexus for students who occupy various minoritized identities by virtue of their race, ethnicity, nationality, gender, sexual orientation, gender, faith, ability and other identities. The staff at the Cultural Center endeavor to create a community of student scholars, thinkers, practitioners and activists by honoring the many intersecting identities of the students they serve, and by centering, preserving and promoting the historical, cultural and intellectual traditions of the many minoritized identities. The Cultural Center designs and executes several outcome-based programs and engagement opportunities designed to equip the students they serve with the necessary skills, abilities, and knowledge to engage in an increasingly diverse world. 

    Position Detail 
    The Graduate Assistant (GA) is focused on Leadership Development and will serve as a team leader of student staff efforts to provide support and leadership training for targeted student populations. The GSA will work a maximum of 20 hours per week focused on supporting the theoretical and practical implementation on leadership development opportunities with programs connected to the Cultural Center. 

    Required Qualifications 

    • A successful candidate will be able to demonstrate an ability/experience working with individuals from diverse and historically under-represented/minoritized populations. 
    • Candidate must have an earned Bachelor’s degree and must be enrolled in a masters or doctoral program at the University of Denver.
    • A demonstrated commitment to diversity, social justice and equity. 
    • Excellent organizational, planning, interpersonal and communications skills. 
    • Ability to work independently and as a team member. 
    • A genuine interest and satisfaction in working with students, faculty and staff.  
    • Must demonstrate responsibility in managing multiple tasks, program planning experience, and excellent communication with underrepresented and diverse populations.
    • Have excellent written and oral communication skills, possess the ability to work cooperatively with staff and outside partners.
    • Must be able to meet deadlines, work independently and collaboratively, demonstrate sound judgment and have experience working with college students in a leadership role.

     

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Leadership experience in identity-based affinity groups at the high-school, undergraduate or employment level
    • Experience in program/event planning and execution
    • Working knowledge of various social media platforms


    Summary of Responsibilities 

    • Program oversight: (1) assist the Cultural Center in designing and executing a critical leadership curriculum for the Excelling Leaders Institute (ELI) and the Outdoor Leadership Program (OLP), (3) provide leadership and mobilization for community response to critical issues that arise within our community/world that impact the DU community. (4) assist in programs and services offered through the department, (6) serve as a Cultural Center’s Program representative at community events as necessary.
    • Social Media Management: (1) Create social media posts that further the mission of the Cultural Center (2) engage with social media followers to promote and increase attendance/utilization office programs and services
    • Assist in the monitoring of student participant academic and social success at DU including making necessary resource referrals to other offices to ensure success. 
       

    Additionally, the CC GSA will be expected to:

    • Assist with additional programming targeted at diverse/historically underrepresented populations, as needed
    • Provide support for the Cultural Center professional staff with programs and services 
    • Assist with the management and supervision of undergraduate student staff leaders of the ELI and OLP programs
    • Implement community organizing into the framework of programs and services 
    • Meet regularly with supervisors
    • Show professionalism in all areas of work
    • Provide research and assessment, as needed
    • Serve on committees as it relates to diversity and inclusion implementation, research and support across the university
    • Other responsibilities and duties as assigned 


    Compensation, Start and End Dates

    • Tuition: up to 24 credit hours per year in the Morgridge College of Education at the University of Denver, pending available funding 
    • Stipend: $16,845/ten-month period
    • Other: student health fee, health insurance
    • Start Date: TBD; Winter Break: TBD – TBD; End date: TBD
       

     

  • Graduate Service Assistant (Cultural Center - Affinity Group Support)

    Office Information 
    The Cultural Center at the University of Denver serves as a nexus for students who occupy various minoritized identities by virtue of their race, ethnicity, nationality, gender, sexual orientation, gender, faith, ability and other identities. The staff at the Cultural Center endeavor to create a community of student scholars, thinkers, practitioners and activists by honoring the many intersecting identities of the students they serve, and by centering, preserving and promoting the historical, cultural and intellectual traditions of the many minoritized identities. The Cultural Center designs and executes several outcome-based programs and engagement opportunities designed to equip the students they serve with the necessary skills, abilities, and knowledge to engage in an increasingly diverse world. 

    Position Detail 
    The Graduate Service Assistant (GSA) for The Cultural Center- Affinity Group Support will serve as a team leader of student staff efforts to provide support and leadership training for targeted student populations. The GSA will work 20 hours per week under the supervision of the Assistant Director of Affinity Group Support. 

    Required Qualifications 

    • Candidates must have an earned Bachelor’s degree and admission/enrollment in the University of Denver Higher Education program. 
    • A demonstrated commitment to diversity, social justice and equity. 
    • Excellent organizational, planning, interpersonal and communications skills. 
    • Ability to work independently and as a team member. 
    • A genuine interest and satisfaction in working with students, faculty and staff.  
       

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Membership or leadership experience in identity-based affinity groups at the high-school, college or employment level
    • Experience in program/event planning and execution
    • Working knowledge of various social media platforms

     

    Summary of Responsibilities 

    • Program oversight: (1) serve as a Cultural Center representative at community events as necessary, (2) facilitate outreach efforts for first time first year students with various minoritized identities to monitor their engagement and support their overall academic and engagement needs, (3) provide oversight for programs and services offered through the department, (4) provide leadership and mobilization for community response to critical issues that arise within our community/world that impact the DU community.
    • Student Organization Advising: (1) Organize and serve as Historian for monthly Joint Council meetings, (2) provide leadership development and assistance to student leaders as necessary.
    • Social Media Management: (1) Create social media posts that further the mission of the Cultural Center, (2) engage with social media followers to promote and increase attendance/utilization office programs and services
    • Assist in the monitoring of student participant academic and social success at DU including making necessary resource referrals to other offices to ensure success.

     
    Additionally, the CC GSA will be expected to:

    • Assist with additional programming targeted at diverse/historically underrepresented populations, as needed
    • Provide support for the Assistant Director of Affinity Group Leadership with programs and services 
    • Assist with the management and supervision of graduate and undergraduate student staff
    • Implement community organizing into the framework of programs and services 
    • Meet regularly with supervisor
    • Show professionalism in all areas of work
    • Provide research and assessment, as needed
    • Serve on committees as it relates to diversity and inclusion implementation, research and support across the university
    • Other responsibilities and duties as assigned 

     

    Compensation, Start and End Dates

    • Tuition: up to 24 credit hours per year in the Morgridge College of Education at the University of Denver, pending available funding 
    • Stipend: $15,892/ten-month period
    • Other: student health fee, health insurance
    • Start Date: TBD; Winter Break: TBD – TBD; End date: TBD
       

     

  • Graduate Assistant (E-STEM Program)

    The goals of the Graduate Assistant (GA) program are to provide graduate students with an experiential learning opportunity designed to strengthen their academic and professional expertise in diversity, equity, and inclusive excellence, and to support participating campus units’ efforts to promote inclusive excellence.

    Position Details
    The E-STEM GA is a half-time (20 hours per week), non-benefited graduate student staff in the Student Affairs & Inclusive Excellence division for a minimum one academic year commitment. This position reports to Director of the E-STEM Program and will attend team meetings and have consistently scheduled individual supervisor meetings. Graduate staff have an opportunity to exchange ideas across all our programs and generate best practices across our unit. The GA will work with their assigned supervisor to select a campus outreach committee on which to participate, develop an outreach focus area, and directly manage a program.


    Required Qualifications:

    • Candidates must have an earned bachelor’s degree and admission/enrollment in the University of Denver Morgridge College of Education.
    • Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and multiculturalism.
    • Ability to effectively communicate and work collaboratively with students, parents, staff, faculty, department staff, and community members.
    • Excellent organizational, planning, interpersonal, and communication skills.
    • Demonstrate ability to work independently and as a team member.
    • A basic technical understanding of databases and information systems is highly desirable. Familiarity with Microsoft Office suite (Word, Access, Excel, and Publisher) is essential.
    • Availability to work some evenings and weekends.
    • Curiosity and willingness to learn, explore, and process reflections for personal and professional growth.

    Summary of Responsibilities:
    E-STEM Program:

    • Program Development. Responsible for assisting the Director in continuing to develop, maintain and carry out a variety of undergraduate STEM student success (retention, community building and professional development) initiatives and activities for students from historically underrepresented communities in partnership with the Division of Student Affairs and Inclusive Excellence (SAIE), College of Natural Science and Mathematics and the Ritchie School of Engineering and Computer Science as well as other units and programs at the University. This includes maintaining an academic program targeting undergraduate students at the University of Denver to assist with increasing retention to graduation through programs, support and services. This position will also help guide students to STEM Graduate School Programs as well as STEM Internships and future careers. Program components include affinity professional organizations, Academic Excellence Workshop (AEW) Calculus courses, weekly seminars (classes), workshops (professional development, resume writing, time management, etc.), faculty and industry connections, discussion groups, advocacy and general support, etc.
    • Administrative Support. Provide support to the Director in logistical aspects of meetings and/or presentations including scheduling rooms, facilitators, printing materials, coordinating registration, etc.
    • General Inclusive Excellence Work. Contribute to other division and unit Inclusive Excellence initiatives as needed.
    • Supervision. Help supervise the E-STEM Peer Leaders.
    • Advising. Provide guidance for scholars’ college, community, and academic experience

    General Responsibilities:

    • Attend appropriate E-STEM and SAIE staff and/or other meetings related to responsibilities.
    • Collaborate with other departments and offices on campus as needed and help develop new partnerships.
    • Demonstrate an ongoing commitment to the principles of inclusivity and diversity through programming, campus collaborations, and participation in DU Inclusive Excellence initiatives.

    Compensation, Start and End Dates

    • Tuition: up to 24 credit hours per year in the Morgridge College of Education at the University of Denver, pending available funding
    • Stipend: $15,892/ten-month period
    • Other: student health fee, health insurance, and the opportunity to apply for additional professional development funds (up to $250/year) from Campus Life & Inclusive Excellence
    • Start and end date: September 12 through June 12

    Send letter of interest and resume to Kirsten.DeSart@du.edu

Closed Positions

The application deadline for the following 2022 HED GA positions has passed. To explore additional student employment opportunities, visit Career & Professional Development: Graduate Students.

Positions At-a-Glance

Full details for all positions can be found below this comparison table.  

Position Type Employer Location Max Tuition Credit Hours Max Pay Hours / Week
Graduate Assistant DU Logo Health and Counseling Center, Department of Health Promotion 24/yr $15,892/ten-month period 20
Graduate Assistant NASPA Logo Health, Safety and Well-Being Initiatives of NASPA  12/yr $8,740/nine-month period See description
CMEI Graduate Assistant MSU Denver Logo Center for Multicultural Engagement and Inclusion, Metropolitan State University of Denver - Student Engagement and Wellness 12/yr $15.87/hour 10-20
Summer Bridge Programming Graduate Assistant MSU Denver Logo Orientation, Transfer and Re-engagement, Metropolitan State University of Denver - Enrollment Management  12/yr $16.71/hour Flexible
Graduate Assistant of Residential Operations DU Logo Housing and Residential Education 24/yr $11,762/yr 20
Graduate Assistant DU Logo Morgridge Office of Enrollment Management and Marketing 12/yr $7,500/ten-month period 10
Graduate Assistant DU Logo Office of Student Engagement 24/yr $15,892/ten-month period See description
Graduate Assistant  Regis University Logo Office of Diversity, Equity & Inclusive Excellence, Regis University - Diversity & Inclusion Programming 24/yr $15,592/ten-month period See description
Graduate Assistant Regis University Logo Office of Diversity, Equity & Inclusive Excellence, Regis University - First Generation Student Success & Programming 24/yr $15,592/ten-month period See description
Research Assistant DU Logo Department of Higher Education, Morgridge College of Education See Description $20 - $25 /hr 15 - 20
Graduate Assistant DU Logo Information Technology, Morgridge College of Education  See description on Student Employment & Assistantships See description 20
Graduate Assistant DU Logo College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics 24/yr $16,845/nine-month period See description
Graduate Assistant 
APS Logo
College and Career Success Department (Aurora Public Schools) 12/yr $7,250/nine-month period  10
Graduate Fellow DU Logo Career & Professional Development (DU)  12/yr $7,250/annual 15+

 

 

Position Details

  • Graduate Assistant - Peer Education Supervisor (Health and Counseling Center, Dept. of Health Promotion)

    Office Information
    The mission of the University of Denver Health & Counseling Center (HCC) is to provide exceptional, inclusive, integrated health care. We promote student success and wellness through education, advocacy, and outreach to the University of Denver community. The HCC is an on-campus facility that provides a wide range of on-site medical and mental health services. Physicians, nurses, psychologists, health educators, and other professional staff the HCC. All students enrolled for academic credit (full-time or part-time, undergraduate or graduate) may use HCC services.


    The mission of Health Promotion is to cultivate a thriving DU community through education, engagement, and sociocultural change. Health Promotion provides education and programming to the campus community on topics of well-being, mental health, alcohol and other drugs, sexual health, and gender-based violence prevention. The Health Promotion team includes professionals, graduate assistants, and undergraduate peer educators.


    Position Details
    The Graduate Assistant – Peer Education Supervisor holds a part-time (approximately 20 hours per week) appointment within the HCC’s Department of Health Promotion. In collaboration with their supervisor, the Graduate Assistant supervises and coordinates the Thrive Peer Education program and is responsible for recruiting, training, and supervising undergraduate peer educators. The Graduate Assistant is also responsible for assisting with various health promotion activities, including outreach and campus-wide events.


    This position requires strong leadership, program development skills, and communication skills as well as the ability to work both independently and as a member of a team. The Graduate Assistant will collaborate with other members of the Health Promotion team and may also collaborate with members of other HCC and campus departments. The Graduate Assistant reports to the Coordinator of Health Promotion for Alcohol and Other Drug (AOD) Initiatives.

    Required Qualifications
    Candidates must demonstrate:

    • Candidates must have an earned bachelor's degree and admission/enrollment in the University of Denver Higher Education program
    • A demonstrated commitment to diversity, social justice, and equity
    • Excellent organizational, planning, interpersonal and communications skills
    • Ability to work independently and as a team member
    • A genuine interest and satisfaction in working with students, faculty, and staff

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Experience planning, implementing, and/or evaluating health promotion activities
    • Updated 12/9/2021
    • Experience, interest, or strong knowledge related to health and wellbeing
    • Strong knowledge of student development theories and concepts
    • Supervisory experience

    Summary of Responsibilities
    Programming and Advising

    • Work with supervisor to oversee all aspects of the Thrive Peer Education program
    • Lead Thrive Peer Educator team meetings in collaboration with supervisor
    • Recruit, train, and supervise undergraduate Thrive Peer Educators
    • Advise and coordinate peer educators’ activities, subcommittees, and communications
    • Coordinate logistics of Intervene: DU, the required bystander intervention training for all incoming students in collaboration with the Coordinator of Gender Violence Prevention & Education
    • Infuse principles and practices of Inclusive Excellence, diversity, and equity throughout all aspects of the Thrive Peer Education program
    • Support the development, implementation, and evaluation of campus health promotion programs
    • Some evening and weekend hours will be required

    Departmental Duties

    • Attend weekly Health Promotion team meetings with potential to occasionally co-lead meeting discussions
    • Occasionally attend optional HCC all-staff meetings
    • Attend SAIE events and meetings as assigned
    • Collaborate with other HCC and campus departments
    • Demonstrate an on-going commitment to Inclusive Excellence, diversity, and equity

    Professional Development

    • Participate in various training, retreats, and professional development opportunities
    • Meet weekly with supervisor

    Compensation

    • Tuition: up to 24 credit hours per year in the Morgridge College of Education at the University of Denver, pending available funding
    • Stipend: $15,892/ten-month period
    • Other: student health fee, health insurance, and the opportunity to apply for additional professional development funds (up to $250/year) from Student Affairs & Inclusive Excellence
    • Start Date: August 22, 2022
    • Winter Break: December 9, 2022 – January 1, 2023
    • End Date: June 16, 2023
  • Graduate Assistant (Health, Safety and Well-Being Initiatives of NASPA)

    Summary
    The Health, Safety, and Well-Being Initiatives of NASPA Graduate Assistant will assist the Health, Safety, and Well-Being staff with departmental related projects. The Health, Safety, and Well-Being Initiatives Graduate Assistant will provide assistance and support to several programs in addition to larger peer education initiatives, and national student leadership events.


    Working collaboratively with the Health, Safety, and Well-Being Initiatives of NASPA team, the GA will assist in the creation of programs and services that support collegiate alcohol, tobacco, marijuana, and other drug prevention efforts and chronic disease prevention. The person in this position reports to the Assistant Director of Health and Well-Being Initiatives


    Reports To: 
    Assistant Director, Health and Well-being Initiatives of NASPA


    Specific Responsibilities of the Position

    • Resource Directories
      • Collaborate with the Health, Safety, and Well-Being Initiatives team to update and refine Online Learning Communities. This may include monthly content emails to coalition members
      • Facilitate web and social media presence
      • Trainings and Meetings
      • Attend and support annual in-person and electronic trainings for the coalitions
      • Attend and document in-person and virtual meetings of the Steering Committees
      • Attend and participate in grant required and related meetings, as assigned by the Health, Safety, and Well-Being Initiatives Staff
    • Administrative
      • Refine documentation to create best practices toolkits/program-in-a-box resources for campus prevention teams
      • Participate in the statewide initiative for collecting and evaluating National Collegiate Health Assessment data
    • Provide customer service to NASPA members and other stakeholders via telephone calls, e-mails and other forms of communication
    • Assist with various aspects of the annual General Assembly conference, NASPA Strategies Conferences, and the NASPA Annual Conference
    • Assist with various aspects of the grant trainings
    • Assist with the Certified Peer Education program
    • Assist with and attend regional and national conferences as assigned
    • Participate in staff development and discussions when feasible
    • Participate in Health, Safety, and Well-Being Initiatives meetings as indicated
    • Participate in NASPA organizational meetings as appropriate


    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s Degree required
    • Interest and/or experience in health, safety, or well-being preferred
    • Demonstrated writing, communication, and knowledge of computer software applications
    • Strong attention to detail, especially with financial documentation and contracts
    • Capacity to balance multiple priorities and meet deadlines
    • Enrolled and maintain good academic standing in a master degree program through the course of employment

     

    Office Location/Working Conditions/Physical Requirements
    This position is primarily home-based with primary work on a computer, including phone, email, and video conferencing.
    Occasional overnight travel NASPA events is expected during which the position may be expected to complete set-up and stand for longer periods of time than usual, traveling by air and ground transportation when safe to do so.


    Employment Status
    Contract


    About NASPA
    NASPA is the leading association for the advancement, health, and sustainability of the student affairs profession. We serve a full range of professionals who provide programs, experiences, and services that cultivate student learning and success in concert with the mission of our colleges and universities. Established in 1918 and founded in 1919, NASPA comprises more than 16,000 members in all 50 states, 29 countries, and 8 U.S. Territories.


    Through high-quality professional development, strong policy advocacy, and substantive research to inform practice, NASPA meets the diverse needs and invests in realizing the potential of all its members under the guiding principles of integrity, innovation, inclusion, and inquiry.


    NASPA members serve a variety of functions and roles, including the vice president and dean for student life, as well as professionals working within housing and residence life, student unions, student activities, counseling, career development, orientation, enrollment management, racial and ethnic minority support services, and retention and assessment.
    NASPA is an equal opportunity employer. NASPA does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, gender identity, gender expression, affectional or sexual orientation, or disability in any of its policies, programs, and services.


    Compensation:

    • Tuition: up to 12 credit hours per year in the Morgridge College of Education at the University of Denver, pending available funding
    • Stipend: $8,740/nine-month period (usually September 1 – May 31)
    • Housing: Not applicable
    • Meal plan: Not applicable
  • CMEI Graduate Assistant (Center for Multicultural Engagement and Inclusion, MSU Denver)

    Employment Status: Student Work Study or Student Hourly
    Hourly Wage: $15.87
    Employer: Metropolitan State University of Denver
    Department: Center for Multicultural Engagement and Inclusion
    Location: Student Engagement and Wellness

    Position Summary    
    The Center for Multicultural Engagement and Inclusion utilizes institutional data, research, and best practices to help inform the campus community about the needs, concerns, and issues facing students of color at MSU Denver to promote greater equity for, and completion of, historically marginalized student groups. CMEI delivers programs and services designed to increase student engagement, support academic achievement and aims to create an inclusive and welcoming community for students, faculty, and staff.
     
    Under the supervision of the Center for Multicultural Engagement and Inclusion (CMEI) Associate Director of Equity and Racial Justice Programs, this position will work with the CMEI and campus partners to design and deliver programming, initiatives, services, and  opportunities  to support and create conditions that empower historically underrepresented student populations at MSU Denver (i.e. Black/African American, Asian American and Pacific Islander, Latinx/a/o, Native American and Indigenous Students).
     
    Metropolitan State University of Denver is a unique, access-oriented campus community that values diversity, equity, and inclusion in all its forms. We are a designated Hispanic Serving Institution located in downtown Denver. Our student population consists of over 50% first generation students and over 45% students of color.
     
    Within the Division of Student Affairs, we strive to create an equitable learning and working environment in concert with individuals who consistently demonstrate commitment to equity and inclusion. We value the diverse identities and perspectives of our students, faculty, and staff and recognize that in order to achieve a just and equitable society, diversity must go beyond simple representation. Rather, it requires critical inquiry and dialogue and a commitment to action. We strive to provide a foundation for all community members to achieve personal and professional success.

    Duties/Responsibilities    

    • Assist CMEI staff to design, deliver, market, and evaluate identity-based programming (including but not limited to cultural heritage months, specialty graduations, scholarship programs, Sister Circles, and Brother to Brother) that both broadens and deepens student engagement at the University.
    • Conduct outreach activities, respond to community needs, and deliver services to support and increase retention of students of color through advisement, mentorship, and case management of students in CMEI cohort programs.
    • Develop and advance collaborative partnerships with campus personnel and knowledge of campus resources while serving on committees and planning teams for campus events.
    • Actively participate in relevant professional development opportunities including trainings, conferences, and workshops focused on equity, inclusion, student engagement, and social justice issues in higher education.
    • Assist CMEI staff with maintaining and enhancing the CMEI Gathering Space, CMEI’s marketing materials, and professional development of undergraduate CMEI student staff.
    • Ability to gather and analyze data on spreadsheets, analytics from social media platforms: Facebook, Instagram, the CMEI website, and BANNER to compile student information and usage data to prepare reports.
    • Other duties as assigned.

    Required Qualifications    

    • Be a part-time or full-time continuing graduate student, enrolled and completing a minimum course load of 3-12 academic credit hours per semester/quarter.
    • Maintain a cumulative 3.0 or higher-grade point average.
    • Commit to a weekly office schedule for position-related responsibilities and other office tasks as they arise.
    • Knowledge of college-level student affairs and student services principles and practices.
    • Ability to assist in the development and presentation of educational programs and/or workshops.
    • Ability to mentor, provide feedback, and support students from diverse backgrounds.
    • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.
    • Ability to make competent, informed determinations and judgments on a range of confidential and/or sensitive issues.

        
    Posting Date: 11/15/2021
    Closing Date:  02/28/2022
    Closing Instructions:  Open Until Filled
    Work Hours: 10-20 hours/week

    Benefits    
    MSU Denver offers temporary, non-benefit eligible employees sick leave. The sick leave is accrued at a rate of 1 hour for every 30 hours worked, not to exceed a maximum of 48 hours in a calendar year.


    Special Instructions to Applicants    
    The health and safety of students, faculty, staff and our prospective teammates are our highest priority and as an institution, we are required to have proof of vaccination on file for all employees. 

    MSU Denver is requiring all employees to provide proof of being fully vaccinated for Covid-19, or to submit an exemption and be subject to following the Covid-19 safety protocols. As an employee of MSU Denver, an exemption or lack of proof of vaccination will require you to submit to weekly Covid-19 testing starting the week of August 23, 2021.


    Additionally, all institutions on campus are requiring that masks be worn indoors regardless of your vaccinations status.

     

  • Summer Bridge Programming Graduate Assistant (Orientation, Transfer and Re-engagement, MSU Denver)

    Employment Status: Student Hourly
    Hourly Wage: $16.71
    Employer: Metropolitan State University of Denver 
    Department: Orientation, Transfer and Re-engagement
    Location: Enrollment Management (Division)

    Position Summary    
    The primary mission of Summer Bridge Programming at MSU Denver is to support students in their transition from high school to college and from freshman to sophomore year. Our College Works summer program combines workshops and appreciative advising practices as a path for incoming high school students to get ready to succeed at MSU Denver. Our Academic and Career Excellence (A.C.E.) freshman to sophomore program utilizes a summer scholarship in conjunction with weekly workshops to increase retention among high-risk student populations. The Graduate Assistant will work with the Coordinator of Summer Bridge Programming to design, implement, and assess programming in both areas.

    Duties/Responsibilities    

    • Work in collaboration with the Coordinator of Summer Bridge Programming, as well as internal and external stakeholders to design, implement, and carry out logistics of College Works and the Academic and Career Excellence (A.C.E.) summer programs.
    • Assist with the recruitment of participants for bridge programs- work with College Works peer mentors to facilitate phone and email outreach, help coordinate recruitment sessions, and collaborate on marketing materials.
    • Work with community partners and College Works applicants to ensure students complete registration requirements for participation.
    • Assist in creation and presentation of workshop sessions for College Works and A.C.E. programs. Help develop and conduct assessment of learning outcomes. Intern will take a lead role in creation of workshops and logistics for one of the programs.
    • Maintain positive working environment.
    • Utilize Banner and Student Success Collaborative Navigate software programs.

    Required Qualifications    
    **Candidates must be accepted into a current graduate program, focusing in higher education administration, educational leadership, or similar program, for the 2020-2021 academic year.**

    • Ability to relate well with students, faculty, and administrators.
    • Knowledge of unique needs and concerns of incoming and freshman students.
    • Demonstrate excellent communication skills and ability to create and sustain partnerships across campus.
    • Ability to work collaboratively with individuals from diverse backgrounds.
    • Demonstrate exceptional multi-tasking and organizational skills.
    • Make effective and responsible time management decisions with work and school commitments.
    • Exemplify a commitment to diversity and learning.
    • Work a minimum of 10 hours/week during the academic year. Preference will be given to candidates who are able to work 35 hours/week from May – August.

    Posting date: 02/05/2021
    Closing Instructions: Open Until Filled
    Work Hours: Flexible

     

     

  • Graduate Assistant of Residential Operations (Housing and Residential Education)

    Department Detail
    Housing and Residential Education (HRE) at the University of Denver (DU) is a multifaceted department supporting 2,800+ residential students fulfilling a two-year undergraduate live-on requirement. HRE also houses upper division and graduate students.  Staff at all levels are expected to uphold the core values and standards of the department including but not limited to acting with integrity and respect, being an actively engaged team member, seeking opportunities for innovation, and supporting DU’s overarching community values.
     
    HRE believes in designing inclusive environments that are built to encourage and support the academic and personal success of residential students. HRE cultivates inclusive learning environments that teach, model, challenge, and inspire residential students to think critically and act responsibly throughout their DU and global community as described in the department’s Core Values, Guide to Residence Living, Holistic Student Development Model, and the DU Honor Code.
     
    HRE’s core values – diversity and social justice, sustainability, student development and staff development inform the day-to-day operations, training, and development of all students and staff members in the department. 
     
    Visit www.du.edu/housing to learn more about the department.

     

    Position Detail 
    The Graduate Assistant of Residential Operations (GARO) holds a 20 hour/week appointment with Housing & Residential Education and must be enrolled in DU’s Higher Education Master’s degree program. Under the co-supervision of the Assistant Directors of Housing the GARO is responsible for supporting the Residential Operations in the Residence Halls, Apartments and FSL Managed properties. This includes but not limited to Opening and Closing coordination, facilities and occupancy management, emergency protocols, and front desk operations. Appointment is based on performance and is renewable for a second year upon re-application, evaluation, and approval of Executive/Associate Director of Housing and Residential Life. Opportunities for Winter and Summer Break employment may be available.

    Specific Duties
    Residential Operations 

    • Support the strategy and execution of day-to-day operations for both facilities and occupancy 
    • Assist with housing assignments and billing currently consisting of six residence halls, seven apartment complexes, and fraternity & sorority properties 
    • Aid the development of Opening/Closing coordination 
    • Provide support of the room selection process 
    • Participate in coordination of transitional periods of move in, move out, breaks and summer housing 
    • Help direct the Early Arrival Process 

     

    FSL Housing

    • Aid in the development, planning, coordination and implementation of FSL House Director trainings and meetings
    • Assist with the inventory assessment and collection of occupancy & occupant data for DU managed FSL houses

     

    Staff Training, Supervision, and Development

    • Participate in training for Student Staff and Senior Staff during Fall Training (July/August), Winter Training (December/January), Spring Training (March/April), and in-area training throughout the year
    • Aide staff direction, support, and professional development during weekly staff meetings and one-on-one meetings
    • Contribute to an environment that promotes the professional and personal development of each student staff member

     

    Administrative Functions

    • Develop a working knowledge of and Housing and manage the day-to-day Residential Education residential operation 
    • Maintain work schedule designed to provide maximum accessibility and involvement with students and staff. It is expected that the GARO will be available to students and staff in the evening hours and during periodic weekend commitments 
    • Demonstrate effective communication, planning, and organizational skills as they relate to job responsibilities 
    • Maintain an awareness of the physical needs of the residence halls and apartments 
    • Perform administrative tasks associated with hall closing and opening and participate in departmental staffing of check-in/out 
    • Facilitate and foster positive working relationships with other DU departments 
    • Maintain office management information and supplies 

     

    Duty Responsibilities

    • Serve as Administrator On-Call (AOC) in an evening and 24-hour weekend/holiday duty system. While on duty, serve as a resource to all Resident Assistants. Being on duty requires the AOC to be on campus or within the duty perimeter. On duty staff will carry a HRE provided duty mobile phone and respond to all calls.  
    • The AOC will follow duty procedures and respond to all emergency and crisis calls and assist all staff in managing these situations 
    • The AOC will keep the Senior Administrator On-Call (SAOC) and leadership staff informed of emergencies or serious disruptions that may require intervention or follow-up 
    • Notify appropriate staff members regarding situations that impact the residence halls and/or students in the residence halls 
    • Input all student of concern information and communication into the student behavioral database system 

     


    Student Development Functions

    • Incorporate student development theory and knowledge into daily practices and decision-making 
    • Be available to Resident Assistants and students for referral and counseling needs, conflict mediation, crisis intervention and appropriate follow-up 
    • Serve as a referral agent to other departments including the Student Rights and Responsibilities, Health and Counseling Center, Student Outreach and Support, and other University related services  

     

    Departmental Duties

    • Attend and participate in Department meetings 
    • Attend regularly scheduled one on one supervisory meetings with the Assistant Director 
    • Assist in the recruitment and selection of Graduate Resident Directors and Student Staff 
    • Assist in the departmental training of student staff members 
    • Participate in committees/task forces established by Housing and Residential Education and the Division of Student Affairs and Inclusive Excellence 
    • Develop working relationships with key campus partners, including but not limited to: Department of Campus Safety, Student Rights and Responsibilities, Office of the Vice Chancellor, Office of Student Engagement, Fraternity and Sorority Life, Parent and Family Programs, Health and Counseling Center, Student Outreach and Support, and other University related services   
    • Attend events and programs sponsored by the department and/or the Division of Student Affairs and Inclusive Excellence, including those that periodically occur on weekends and evenings 
    • Other duties as assigned by the department 

     

    Required Qualifications

    • Be enrolled and maintain good academic standing in the DU Masters of Higher Education program throughout the course of employment
    • No other employment may be held during duration of the GRD contract without prior permission from supervisor.
    • Part of breaks (winter, spring & summer) will require GRD presence on campus and/or involvement with committee tasks and other responsibilities. The entire month of August and the first two weeks of Winter Break include mandatory training for GRDs. There may be opportunities for the GRD to work over Winter and Summer Breaks.
    • You may be required to be present on-campus or serve on-call during a national holiday. 
    • Follow all University of Denver and Housing & Residential Education policies and procedures appropriately  
    • Work 20 hours/week with increased workloads at the beginning and end of each quarter; contact length varies between 10-11 months based on the University calendar  


    Work Schedule

    • University is open M-F, 8:00am-4:30pm with some weekends, evenings, holidays, and on-call work
    • Serve in a rotation of Administrators On-Call during weekends and holidays, in addition to some scheduled work days during weekends and holidays

     

    Compensation

    • Tuition: up to 24 credit hours per year in the Morgridge College of Education at the University of Denver, pending available funding
    • $11,762 stipend per academic year, unlimited meal plan while classes are in session, furnished 1-bedroom apartment 
    • Other: student health fee, health insurance

     

    Start Date: Aug 8, 2022
     

  • Graduate Assistant (Morgridge Office of Enrollment Management and Marketing)

    Office Information

    The Morgridge Office of Enrollment Management and Marketing is committed to enhancing the educational mission of the University by influencing enrollment by providing the highest quality of service and offering the most memorable student experience when recruiting and serving students whose talents and strengths add to the Morgridge community of change agents.  

     

    Position Detail 
    This half-time Graduate Assistant (GA) position requires 10 hours of work a week and will support the enrollment and recruitment needs of the Morgridge Office of Admissions. This position will work closely with the admissions, marketing and financial aid staff in order to support the goals of the University and College to attract and retain diverse students. The Graduate Assistant will work most closely with admissions staff by organizing logistics for multiple on-campus and national recruiting admissions efforts and events throughout the year, such as information sessions and annual interview days. Additionally, this position will play a critical role in the correspondence and communication with prospective students by providing admissions information, facilitating campus visits, and working with Morgridge staff and faculty. The Graduate Assistant will also be expected to support the professional staff on special projects, as well as the administrative needs of the office such as greeting prospective/current students and answering the phone and email as needed. This position may require working evenings/weekends occasionally.

     

    Required Qualifications

    • Candidates must have an earned Bachelor’s degree and be enrolled in the University of Denver Higher Education program
    • A demonstrated commitment to inclusive excellence 
    • Excellent organizational, planning, interpersonal and communications skills
    • Ability to work independently and as a team member
    • A genuine interest and satisfaction in working with students, faculty and staff

     

    Summary of Responsibilities
    Administrative

    • Strong written and verbal communication skills, involving reading and writing correspondence and dealing effectively with a broad range of current and prospective students, as well as staff, faculty, and community members. 
    • A basic understanding of computerized databases and information systems is highly desirable. Familiarity with Microsoft Office products (Word, Access, Excel, and Publisher) is essential

    Professional Conduct

    • Ability to work with prospective students in an effective and supportive manner
    • Collaborate with MOA staff members on various projects and/or administrative tasks
    • Respect and maintain student and staff confidentiality
    • Assist in developing enrollment strategies, tactics and outreach opportunities
    • Demonstrate an on-going commitment to the principles of inclusive excellence 
    • Contribute to office culture in a fun and positive manner

     

    Compensation

    • 12 credits of tuition waivers per year in the Morgridge College of Education at the University of Denver
    • Approximately $7,500 stipend distributed over a ten-month period (mid-September to mid-June)
    How to Apply

    To apply, please e-mail your cover letter and resume to Lexi Rudolph (alexis.rudolph@du.edu).

  • Graduate Assistant (Office of Diversity, Equity & Inclusive Excellence, Regis -  Diversity & Inclusion Programming)

    University Information 

    As a Jesuit Catholic University, Regis seeks to build a more just and humane world through transformative education at the frontiers of faith, reason and culture.  
     
    As a university, Regis draws from wellsprings of ancient wisdom and explores new horizons of thought and imagination to pursue truth, strive for justice and cultivate beauty. In everything, Regis shepherds the development of the whole person in relation to the common good, asking, "How ought we to live?"
     
    As Catholic, part of a global community of faith called to celebrate and embody God's love in the world, Regis educates diverse students for lives of service and meaning, equips them with knowledge and skills to be discerning persons in solidarity with others, especially all who are poor or whose dignity has been violated, and empowers them to care for the Earth, our common home.
     
    As Jesuit, rooted in an Ignatian spirituality of Christian discipleship and open to the sacred in all human cultures, Regis aspires to be a community of learners who labor for a transformed world and renewed ecosystem, and who journey as companions responsible to each other.

     

    Office Information 

    The Office of Diversity, Equity & Inclusive Excellence (ODEIE), through collaboration with our campus partners, serves the Regis University community in building classrooms, programs, and a campus climate of inclusive excellence.  Our Jesuit values inspire us, as we honor the dignity of all and stand with those who have been historically marginalized. ODEIE supports Regis University’s Jesuit tradition of cura personalis, educating the whole person, through a transformational curriculum, co-curriculum, and engagement with one another and the world. To this end, we support the recruitment, retention, and flourishing of a diverse Regis community.  In our pursuit of academic excellence, we advocate for equity, collaboration, and the celebration and inclusion of diverse perspectives. We are a team that, through our own signature programs and through our collaborations with campus and community partners, contributes to shaping an antiracist, diverse, and equitable campus and virtual culture in which all students, faculty, and staff can flourish to the best of their God-given abilities, particularly those individuals from historically marginalized communities and identities.

    Position Detail 

    The Graduate Assistant (GA) for the Office of Diversity, Equity, & Inclusive Excellence (ODEIE), will collaborate with the Student Life department in creating and executing meaningful diversity programs and experiences for the Regis campus community.  The GA will be responsible for programs sponsored by the ODEIE office. This will include implementation of both small and large-scale programs and initiatives throughout the year.  The GA may also be asked to participate in programs/presentations to discuss and explore issues of diversity, inclusion, culture, ability, ethnicity, gender, race, religion, social class, political affiliation, national origin, sexual orientation and other justice issues.
    The Graduate Assistant will report to the Associate Director and work closely with staff to cultivate an inclusive and just campus environment where diversity of expression and person are valued and celebrated within the Jesuit tradition. 
    The GA must be enrolled and maintain good academic standing in the Masters of Higher Education program throughout their course of employment. No other employment may be held during the duration of the GA contract without prior permission from supervisor. GA may have increased workloads during peak periods of time. Regis University is a semester system. The contract length will vary between 10-11 months based on the University calendar. 

     

    Required Qualifications 

    • Candidates must have an earned Bachelor’s degree and admission/enrollment in the University of Denver Higher Education program. 
    • A demonstrated commitment to diversity, social justice and equity. 
    • Excellent organizational, planning, interpersonal and communications skills. 
    • Ability to work independently and as a team member. 
    • A genuine interest and satisfaction in working with students, faculty and staff.  
    • Respect and maintain student and staff confidentiality, except in cases that may be dangerous to individuals and/or the greater community

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Preference will be given to first year students, but all students are encouraged to apply
    • Interest and/or experience in the field of student affairs, specifically diversity & inclusion
    • Ability and willingness to apply student development theory and concepts with students
    • Excellent organizational, planning, interpersonal, and communication skills
    • Ability to communicate with a broad range of students, advisors, stakeholders, etc.
    • Basic understanding of computerized databases and information systems

    Summary of Responsibilities 
    Administration

    • Hold regular office hours for students, faculty, and staff to reach you
    • Attend weekly one-on-one meetings with the Associate Director of ODEIE
    • Attend regular departmental meetings with ODEIE 
    • Attend community-wide meetings as a representative of ODEIE
    • Maintain appropriate budgets as required by responsibilities
    • Manage and execute any responsibilities related to policies, processes, and forms that impact student programming.
    • Provide support in the development, implementation, and marketing of programs and initiatives.
    • May participate in the administration, and strategic planning of the program budget.
    • Writes, edits, and coordinates development of promotional materials, educational materials, manuals, newsletters, and/or brochures, as appropriate.
    • Performs or delegates clerical and administrative support tasks, including but not limited to: data entry, responding to inquiries, creation/editing of program correspondence, reports, handbooks, and other documents.
    • Will supervise and train student employees, volunteers, and/or interns, as appropriate.
    • Support the ODEIE staff with creation and implementation of any policies, procedures, assessment and event planning. 
    • Meet monthly with Vice Provost of Diversity and Inclusion and whenever needed.
    • Submit a monthly report to Associate Director, who will distill it for inclusion in ODEIE monthly report
    • Performs additional job-related duties as assigned.

    Advising

    • Will advise the undergraduate student programming staff. 

     
    Programming

    • Collaborate with ODEIE student staff (and at times, Student Life) on the creation and implementation of diversity and inclusion programming for the Regis University community. This will include “history months” and other celebratory and commemorative events. 
    • Develop, execute, and assess at least one leadership development experience for the programming student staff 
    • Responsible for working with the student staff to plan and implement programming.

    Training & Professional Development 

    • Participate in professional staff training in early August before students arrive for fall semester, in December during winter break, and throughout the academic year as required
    • Participate in various retreats and professional development opportunities hosted by the department, division, or campus throughout the academic year
    • Participate in office meetings as required to assist in developing office goals, objectives, and priorities

    Office Support

    • Participate in office training /development initiatives
    • Participate in office assessment/evaluation efforts
    • Contribute as needed to advance the overall mission and vision of ODEIE
    • Collaborate with other areas of ODEIE, and units across campus
    • Perform other related duties and participate in special projects and campus committees as assigned

    Compensation, Start and End Dates

    • Tuition: up to 24 credit hours per year in the Morgridge College of Education at the University of Denver, pending available funding 
    • Stipend: $15,592/ten-month period
    • Other: student health fee, health insurance
    • Start Date: August 15, 2022; End date: May 12, 2023
    How to Apply

    To apply, please e-mail your cover letter and resume to Stephanie Colunga Montoya (scolungamontoya@regis.edu).

  • Graduate Assistant (Office of Diversity, Equity & Inclusive Excellence, Regis -  First Generation Student Success & Programming)

    University Information 

    As a Jesuit Catholic University, Regis seeks to build a more just and humane world through transformative education at the frontiers of faith, reason and culture.  

    As a university, Regis draws from wellsprings of ancient wisdom and explores new horizons of thought and imagination to pursue truth, strive for justice and cultivate beauty. In everything, Regis shepherds the development of the whole person in relation to the common good, asking, "How ought we to live?"

    As Catholic, part of a global community of faith called to celebrate and embody God's love in the world, Regis educates diverse students for lives of service and meaning, equips them with knowledge and skills to be discerning persons in solidarity with others, especially all who are poor or whose dignity has been violated, and empowers them to care for the Earth, our common home.

    As Jesuit, rooted in an Ignatian spirituality of Christian discipleship and open to the sacred in all human cultures, Regis aspires to be a community of learners who labor for a transformed world and renewed ecosystem, and who journey as companions responsible to each other.

    Office Information 

    The Office of Diversity, Equity & Inclusive Excellence (ODEIE), through collaboration with our campus partners, serves the Regis University community in building classrooms, programs, and a campus climate of inclusive excellence.  Our Jesuit values inspire us, as we honor the dignity of all and stand with those who have been historically marginalized. ODEIE supports Regis University’s Jesuit tradition of cura personalis, educating the whole person, through a transformational curriculum, co-curriculum, and engagement with one another and the world. To this end, we support the recruitment, retention, and flourishing of a diverse Regis community.  In our pursuit of academic excellence, we advocate for equity, collaboration, and the celebration and inclusion of diverse perspectives. We are a team that, through our own signature programs and through our collaborations with campus and community partners, contributes to shaping an antiracist, diverse, and equitable campus and virtual culture in which all students, faculty, and staff can flourish to the best of their God-given abilities, particularly those individuals from historically marginalized communities and identities.

    Position Detail 

    The Graduate Assistant (GA) for the Office of Diversity, Equity, & Inclusive Excellence (ODEIE), First Generation Student Success (FGSS) and Programming will support the FGSS program, Daniels Fund Scholars and Arrupe Alumni Scholars in creating and executing meaningful programs, initiatives and experiences for all undergraduate student participants.  The GA will be responsible for administrative, advising, and program development duties that support, empower and retain student participants.  This will include implementation of both one-on-one, small and large-scale programs and initiatives throughout the year.  The GA may also be asked to participate in programs/presentations to help members of the university community understand the experiences of First Gen students, as well as to discuss and explore issues of diversity, inclusion, culture, ability, ethnicity, gender, race, religion, social class, political affiliation, national origin, sexual orientation and other justice issues.


    The Graduate Assistant will report to the Associate Director and work closely with staff to cultivate an inclusive and just campus environment where diversity of expression and person are valued and celebrated within the Jesuit tradition. 
    The GA must be enrolled and maintain good academic standing in the Masters of Higher Education program throughout their course of employment. No other employment may be held during the duration of the GA contract without prior permission from supervisor. GA may have increased workloads during peak periods of time. Regis University is a semester system. The contract length will vary between 10-11 months based on the University calendar. 

    Required Qualifications 

    • Candidates must have an earned Bachelor’s degree and admission/enrollment in the University of Denver Higher Education program. 
    • A demonstrated commitment to diversity, social justice and equity. 
    • Excellent organizational, planning, interpersonal and communications skills. 
    • Ability to work independently and as a team member. 
    • A genuine interest and satisfaction in working with students, faculty and staff.  
    • Respect and maintain student and staff confidentiality, except in cases that may be dangerous to individuals and/or the greater community

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Preference will be given to first year students, but all students are encouraged to apply
    • Interest and/or experience in the field of student affairs, specifically diversity & inclusion
    • Ability and willingness to apply student development theory and concepts with students
    • Excellent organizational, planning, interpersonal, and communication skills
    • Ability to communicate with a broad range of students, advisors, stakeholders, etc.
    • Basic understanding of computerized databases and information systems

    Summary of Responsibilities 
    Administration

    • Hold regular office hours for students, faculty, and staff to reach you
    • Attend weekly one-on-one meetings with the Associate Director of ODEIE
    • Attend regular team meetings with FGSS and departmental meetings with ODEIE 
    • Attend community-wide meetings as a representative of ODEIE/FGSS
    • Maintain appropriate budgets as required by responsibilities
    • Manage and execute any responsibilities related to policies, processes, and forms that impact the first-generation program.
    • Provide support in the development, implementation, and marketing of programs and initiatives.
    • May participate in the administration, and strategic planning of the program budget.
    • Writes, edits, and coordinates development of promotional materials, educational materials, manuals, newsletters, and/or brochures, as appropriate.
    • Performs or delegates clerical and administrative support tasks, including but not limited to: data entry, responding to inquiries, creation/editing of program correspondence, reports, handbooks, and other documents.
    • Will supervise and train student employees, volunteers, and/or interns, as appropriate.
    • Assist the FGSS Director in developing student support services and resources.
    • Support the ODEIE staff with creation and implementation of any policies, procedures, assessment and event planning. 
    • Meet monthly with Vice Provost of Diversity and Inclusion and whenever needed.
    • Submit a monthly report to Associate Director, who will distill it for inclusion in ODEIE monthly report
    • Performs additional job-related duties as assigned.

    Advising

    • Will have 1:1 coaching sessions/holistic advising with program participants and scholarship recipients as required/needed.  This may include crisis/case management. 
    • Will be the primary advisor to the 1LEADS First Generation student organization.  This includes: attending executive board meetings, and occasional club meetings. Updates and reports to be given to the FGSS Director.
       

    Programming

    • Develop, execute, and assess at least one leadership development experience for the FGSS student staff 
    • Responsible for working with the FGSS student staff to plan and implement programming for the first-generation community.
    • Collaborate with ODEIE student staff (and at times, Student Life) on the creation and implementation of diversity and inclusion programming for the Regis University community. This may include “history months” and other celebratory and commemorative events. 

    Training & Professional Development 

    • Participate in professional staff training in early August before students arrive for fall semester, in December during winter break, and throughout the academic year as required
    • Participate in various retreats and professional development opportunities hosted by the department, division, or campus throughout the academic year
    • Participate in office meetings as required to assist in developing office goals, objectives, and priorities

    Office Support

    • Participate in office training /development initiatives
    • Participate in office assessment/evaluation efforts
    • Contribute as needed to advance the overall mission and vision of ODEIE and FGSS
    • Collaborate with other areas of ODEIE, and units across campus
    • Perform other related duties and participate in special projects and campus committees as assigned

    Compensation, Start and End Dates

    • Tuition: up to 24 credit hours per year in the Morgridge College of Education at the University of Denver, pending available funding 
    • Stipend: $15,592/ten-month period
    • Other: student health fee, health insurance
    • Start Date: August 15, 2022; End date: May 12, 2023
    How to Apply

    To apply, please e-mail your cover letter and resume to Stephanie Colunga Montoya (scolungamontoya@regis.edu).

  • Graduate Assistant for College and Career Success Department (Aurora Public Schools)

    To apply: Send your resume and cover letter directly to Kirsten.DeSart@du.edu with "Graduate Assistant for College and Career Success Department" in the subject line.

    Application Deadline: September 30, 2022 

    Office Information/Purpose:

    The purpose of the College and Career Success Department is to transform student learning by providing access and exposure to real world, hands on, and community-based experiences to ensure all students have the competencies and skills needed for success in college and career pursuits.

     

    Job Summary:

    The Graduate Assistant for the College and Career Success Department is a part-time (10 hours per week) appointment with Aurora Public Schools (APS). Graduate Assistants report directly to the Director of College and Career Success and/or their designee and will assist with elementary, middle, and high schools with college and scholarship applications and FAFSA completion in one of the five P-20 learning communities within APS. Graduate Assistant duties will include but are not limited to: Support of elementary student ICAP (Individual Career and Academic Plan) development, workshops/special events for students and parents, college tours, and business and industry visits. Graduate Assistants will also assist with other College and Career Success programs at other levels of education as needed.

    The assistantship provides opportunities for the development of the following: educational philosophies; leadership and administrative skills; traditional student advising and consulting; research, writing, and presentation opportunities; pedagogy with an equity lenses; and comprehensive professional experience.

    Other position requirements include:

    • Be enrolled and maintain good academic standing in the Higher Education program throughout the course of employment
    • Breaks (winter & spring) will require Graduate Assistant’s presence on campus and/or involvement with committee tasks and other responsibilities. Time off during these breaks is at the discretion of Director of College and Career Success and/or their designee
    • Follow all University of Denver policies and procedures appropriately
    • Work an average of 10 hours/week
    • Contract length is 9 months, usually mid-August to mid-May

     

    Required Qualifications:

    • Candidates must have an earned Bachelor’s degree and be enrolled in the University of Denver Higher Education Department’s MA program
    • A demonstrated commitment to inclusive excellence
    • Excellent organizational, planning, interpersonal and communications skills
    • Ability to work independently and as a team member
    • A genuine interest and satisfaction in working with students, faculty and staff in K12 education

     

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Preference will be given to first year students, but all students are welcome and encouraged to apply
    • Interest, desire and/or experience in the field of access to higher education and K12 education
    • An ability and willingness to apply student development theory and concepts

     

    Summary of Responsibilities: (including but not limited to)

    Administrative

    • Strong written and verbal communication skills, involving reading and writing correspondence and dealing effectively with a broad range of students, as well as staff, faculty, parents, and the public
    • A basic understanding of computerized databases and information systems is highly desirable. Familiarity with Microsoft Office products (Word, Access, Excel, and Publisher) and Google products are essential

    Programming and Advising

    • Ability to implement various programs/activities for the College and Career Success Department
    • Collaborate with district support staff, administrators, teachers, and counselors to ensure the implementation of district-wide and school-based College and Career Readiness systems that match students with post-secondary planning opportunities
    • Connect with students and family to ensure students have developed a "Plan" for their future

    Professional Conduct

    • Ability to work with students at a wide range of developmental levels is essential. Sensitivity and tact are vital to this position
    • Collaborate with supervisor on all student and staff concerns
    • Develop and maintain current knowledge about higher education and career opportunities associated with the APS 2020 Strategic Goals
    • Respect and maintain student and staff confidentiality, except in cases that may be dangerous to individuals and/or the greater community
    • Work with students to develop intentional, positive behavior, cognitive, and affective growth in the areas of diversity, and multiculturalism
    • Attend staff meetings
    • Contribute to departmental environmental sustainability efforts

    Professional Development

    • Participate in professional staff training in mid-August at the beginning of the APS school year
    • Participate in various retreats and professional development discussions that may occur throughout the academic year

     

    Compensation:

    • Tuition: up to 12 credit hours per year in the Morgridge College of Education at the University of Denver, pending available funding
    • Stipend: $7,250/nine-month period (usually August-May)

     

  • Graduate Fellow - Student Affairs & Inclusive Excellence (Career & Professional Development, DU)

    The University of Denver is building an advancement enterprise that mirrors the excellence of our great institution. Advancement efforts at DU have a tremendous impact through our relationships with DU’s remarkable students, dedicated donors, inspiring alumni, engaged families, and wonderful friends. DU is committed to building and fostering a culture of deep engagement and philanthropy in support of our institution as we implement the DU IMPACT 2025 vision.  As a part of that effort, we are continuing to grow a team of collaborative, curious, results-oriented, and mission-driven professionals who value inclusivity and who possess a deep respect for one another and for our institution.  

     

    As part of the IMPACT 2025 Strategic Plan, the University of Denver is actively building a contemporary career development model that prepares students for careers and lives of purpose. Through a rich ecosystem of career engagement and support that includes employers, alumni, faculty, staff and parents, we are engaging more students than ever in career development to launch them into successful paths upon graduation while also cultivating gratitude and affinity for the DU community that continues after graduation. Career & Professional Development is uniquely aligned within the Advancement Division to intentionally leverage the global DU network of advocates including alumni, parents and friends for career support and employment connections.  

     
    TO APPLY

    • Please submit your cover letter and resume to Carolyn Sommers, Associate Director of Career & Professional Development 
      • Email: carolyn.sommers@du.edu
      • Phone: 303.871.2150 
    • Visit: https://career.du.edu/ to learn more about our department.  

     

    Position Detail  

    The SAIE Graduate Fellow for Career & Professional Development (CPD) is a minimum 15-hour per week appointment with the Career & Professional Development office. The Fellow in CPD assists in advising students, presenting career services programming, collecting data for assessment of employment outcomes and social networking functions.  The Fellow in CPD also assists in creating an environment that promotes academic success, personal and professional development, respect for human diversity, and a strong sense of community. The position requires career advising, program development; including digital/virtual, events management and communication skills as well as the ability to work independently, and as a member of a team. This position reports to the Associate Director of Career & Professional Development.  

     

    Other position requirements include: 

    • Be enrolled and maintain good academic standing in the Higher Education program throughout the course of employment. 
    • This position with Career & Professional Development is a year-to-year appointment (preference that the role is maintained for both years in the MA program) and runs approximately mid-August to mid-June each year (10 months).  
    • No other employment may be held during the fellow contract without prior permission from supervisor. 

     

    Required Qualifications: 

    • Candidates must have an earned Bachelor’s degree and be enrolled in the University of Denver Higher Education MA program 
    • A demonstrated commitment to inclusive excellence.  
    • Excellent organizational, planning, interpersonal and communications skills.  
    • Web and social networking skills. 
    • Ability to work independently and as a team member.  
    • A genuine interest and satisfaction in working with students, employers, faculty and staff.  

     

    Preferred Qualifications  

    • Preference will be given to first year students, but all students are welcome and encouraged to apply.  
    • Interest, desire and/or experience in the field of student affairs, specifically, career development.  
    • An ability and willingness to apply student development theory and concepts in a career services program setting. 
    • A basic understanding of computerized databases and information systems is highly desirable. Familiarity with Microsoft Office products (Word, Access, Excel, and Publisher) is essential.  
    • Strong social networking skills — Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter. 

     

    Specific Duties 

    Administrative  

    • Strong written, verbal and digital communication that involves reading and writing correspondence (includes blogging), and dealing effectively with a broad range of students, as well as staff, faculty, parents, employers and the public.  
    • Database management and entry of student information received through advising appointments, workshops, and CPD events. 

    Programming and Advising  

    • Work with students on meeting developmental benchmarks to prepare for a successful career. Topics will include choosing a major, landing an internship or other forms of work integrated learning, writing resumes and cover letters, interviewing, career research strategies and interpretation of various career assessments. 
    • Opportunities exist to assist with the implementation of various CPD programs including career fairs, office-wide assessment, and facilitation of workshops for students throughout the year.  
    • Partner with Center for Multicultural Excellence to plan and execute the annual Professional Attire Fair and maintain the Professional Attire Career Closet.  

    Departmental Duties  

    • Attend departmental events and meetings, assist in developing departmental goals and objectives, and serve on one departmental committee.  
    • Collaborate with other departments and offices on campus.  
    • Demonstrate an on-going commitment to the principles of multiculturalism and diversity through hiring practices, training and development programming, campus collaborations, and/or involvement and participation in university/divisional multiculturalism and diversity projects or initiatives.  
    • Contribute to departmental environmental sustainability efforts. 

    Professional Development  

    • Participate in various trainings, retreats and professional development discussions that occur throughout the academic year.  
    • Meet regularly with supervisor. 

    Evaluation 

    • The Fellow will receive informal feedback from their supervisor throughout the year.  In addition, s/he will receive a written evaluation at the end of the Fall and Spring Quarters.   
    • The Fellow will work with their supervisor to develop goals and outcomes for the position and will meet regularly to ensure that these goals are met and fulfill the professional development desires of the Fellow. 
    • The Fellow will receive formal written and or verbal warnings in the case that job requirements are not sufficiently met. Continued failure to meet job requirements may result in termination from employment.  

    Required Qualifications 

    • Be enrolled and maintain good academic standing in Masters of Higher Education program throughout the course of employment. 
    • No other employment may be held during duration of the GRD contract without prior permission from supervisor. 
    • Part of breaks (winter, spring & summer) will require GRD presence on campus and/or involvement with committee tasks and other responsibilities.  The entire month of August and the first two weeks of Winter Break include mandatory training for GRDs.   
    • You may be required to be present on-campus or serve on-call during a national holiday.  

     

    Compensation: 

    • Tuition: up to 12 credit hours per year in the Morgridge College of Education at the University of Denver, pending available funding 
    • Annual Stipend: $7250  
    • Other: opportunity to apply for professional development of $250 (conference attendance, travel, etc.) from Student Affairs and Inclusive Excellence (SAIE). 

     

  • Graduate Assistant (College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics)
    Office Information

    The College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics believes in an educational model consisting of accessibility to research, innovative faculty and interactive learning experiences and preparing our students to be inquisitive, globally-minded citizens.​ We are committed to cultivating a big, inclusive community by breaking down the barriers that have led to historic underrepresentation of populations in STEM based on gender, race or cultural and socio-economic backgrounds.

    Position details

    The Graduate Assistant (GA) in the College of Natural Science and Mathematics holds a half-time (20 hours per week) appointment. The GA reports directly to the Associate Dean of the College and will assist in communicating with students, organizing student events, and providing direct support to the College's effort to promote Inclusive Excellence.

    Required qualifications
    • Candidates must have an earned Bachelor's degree and admission/enrollment in the University of Denver Higher Education program.
    • A demonstrated commitment to diversity and social justice and equity.
    • Excellent organizational, planning, interpersonal and communications skills.
    • Ability to work independently and as a team member.
    • A genuine interest and satisfaction in working with students, faculty and staff.
    Preferred Qualifications
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills, including an ability to effectively communicate with a broad range of populations.   
    • A basic technical understanding of databases and information systems. Familiarity with Microsoft Office suite and/or Adobe Creative Cloud.
    Summary of Responsibilities
    • Plan, organize and implement regular events that promote student engagement and inclusive excellence. These events may include: Career/internship events, undergraduate student organization fairs, graduate student organization meetings, research fairs, and other community-building events.
    • Assist the College's Communication Manager in composing regular electronic newsletter for students. Newsletter includes information such as upcoming events, career opportunities, and news.
    • In-depth knowledge in the area of inclusivity to be applied towards various projects involving the faculty, students and staff of NSM.
    • Promote integration of underrepresented groups in STEM.
    • Perform related work as assigned.
    Compensation, Start and End Dates
    • Tuition: up to 24 credit hours per year in the Morgridge College of Education at the University of Denver, pending available funding
    • Stipend: $16,845/9-month period
    • Other: student health fee and health insurance
    • Start Date: September 1, 2022; End date: May 31, 2023
    How to Apply

    To apply, please e-mail your cover letter and resume to Karen Escobar (karen.escobar@du.edu).