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K-State Today Student Edition

February 6, 2019

KS-LSAMP is seeking a graduate assistant

Submitted by Brenee King

The Kansas Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation, or KS-LSAMP, Pathways to STEM program is seeking a graduate assistant. The graduate assistant will report to KS-LSAMP project administrator and work closely with the other KS-LSAMP graduate assistant.

The KS-LSAMP program provides enrichment and community building activities, mentorship opportunities and assistance to diverse and historically underrepresented students currently enrolled at Kansas State University as well as students enrolled at five Kansas community colleges who intend to transfer to K-State to complete a bachelor's degree in science, technology, engineering or mathematics. The five KS-LSAMP partner institutions are Barton Community College, Dodge City Community College, Donnelly College, Garden City Community College, and Seward County Community College/Area Technical School. More information about the program can be found at k-state.edu/lsamp/.

Responsibilities for the graduate assistant include assisting with the planning and management of KS-LSAMP program activities. This includes, managing the KS-LSAMP mentoring program, help in coordinating the Transfer Student Visit Days (campus visits), and recruitment for the KS-LSAMP summer research program, or RiPS. The graduate assistant will also attend KS-LSAMP program committee meetings, regularly update the KS-LSAMP student participation database, and perform other duties as assigned by LSAMP administrator. Occasional evening and weekend work may be required. This position also requires the ability to work and communicate effectively with individuals from diverse groups.

Other qualifications that will help you in this position include good interpersonal skills, being self-sufficient and well organized, having the ability to manage multiple projects efficiently and effectively, experience with Microsoft Office programs and the ability to represent K-State in a professional manner.

If interested, you can apply through Handshake job number, 2392132, or application materials can be sent to breneek@k-state.edu. The deadline to apply has been extended to Feb. 10.