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Graduate Position - K-State 360

K-State 360 is currently seeking a Graduate Research Assistant that can demonstrate excellent teamwork, initiative, creativity, public speaking ability, and organizational skills. The GRA will be dedicated to the implementation and continued development of the K-State 360 program. The position will be located in the newly remodeled Office of Student Activities and Services, in the K-State Student Union.

K-State 360:

K-State 360 is a program designed to help students have a well-rounded experience of co-curricular programs with the ultimate goal of making students stand out to future employers or graduate and professional schools.  The concept is that a student will participate in three phases of involvement in six skill sets identified as most valuable by employers.  The six areas the committee plans to use are communication, problem solving, leadership, professional development, teamwork, and diversity. Programming will be in place to help students in the program know how to use and talk about their experiences with employers to give them a competitive advantage versus peers.

Qualifications:

This ideal candidate will have skills and experience in the following responsibilities:

  • Use current theories and practices in college student development to develop Student Learning Outcomes and Assessment Rubrics.
  • Ability to work with IT professional in developing IT needs for program.
  • Ability to take direction from faculty and students.
  • Ability to work directly with students and organizations to track events and progress.
  • Ability to work independently daily
  • Flexible work schedule
  • Interest and/or experience in Student Development and Involvement.
  • Strong written and verbal skills.
  • Other duties assigned by the K-State 360 Coordinator.

Salary Range:

9 or 12 month ($10,000 – $12,500)

Conditions of Appointment:

Appointment is 20 hours per week for 9 months. Opportunity exists for a 12 month appointment. Some evening work hours are required. Those planning to be graduate students at Kansas State University for the 2017-2018 academic year are encouraged to apply. If selected, you must provide evidence of acceptance in the Kansas State University Graduate School and enrollment in a minimum of 6 credit hours per semester. A background check is required prior to finalizing an offer of employment.

How to Apply:

Applicants should provide a letter of interest, a resume and the names, addresses, emails and telephone numbers of three professional references to the Office of Student Activities and Services, 809 Kansas State Student Union, Manhattan KS 66506. Electronic documentation (Microsoft Word or Adobe Acrobat) is preferred and should be emailed to kstate360@ksu.edu.

Application Deadline: 

June 5, 2017