Hale Black Cultural Center GRA Positions for 2022-2023

The Hale Black Cultural Center has (1) .50 Graduate Research assistantship (R46134) and (3) .25 Graduate Research assistantship (R46127) for the 2022-2023 academic year. See details below. Contact Dr. Andre Brown with any questions.


Job Description

Graduate Research Assistant (R46134)

Department:

Diversity and Inclusion | Administration-JM

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Provide on-site supervision of events to oversee facilities use, arrangements, and compliance with policies and assist in problem resolution
    • Support the Office of Diversity and Inclusion and the Frank W. Hale Black Cultural Center through program advisement, training, and student leadership development
    • As assigned, assist with planning, implementing, and evaluating student activity/ campus life programs, campus events, and celebrations
    • Assist in the delivery of new student orientation and student leadership programs
    • Assist in the onboarding, training, and development of HBCC work study students
    • Attend all meetings and agreed upon HBCC programs and activities
    • Support and supervise work study students in the planning, marketing, and
      execution of events, as well as areas of professional development
    • Model and exercise appropriate and effective techniques for supervising student staff related to
      issues of morale, behavioral expectations, conflict resolution, and performance issues
    • Model and exercise appropriate and effective techniques for supervising student staff related to
      issues of morale, behavioral expectations, conflict resolution, and performance issues
    • Work closely with the Program Coordinators to brainstorm, plan, and implement new, innovative opportunities to engage the University community
    • Display familiarity with the HBCC daily calendar reservation system of the HBCC Space Reservation Policy & Facility use policy
    • Develop initiatives and work collaboratively with other staff to assist students in connecting and involvement with activities, organizations, and small groups
    • Utilization of technology available to aid presentations and publicize events.
    • Develop communication with the campus community to facilitate coordination of programs
    • Responsible for a thorough knowledge of state, University, and departmental policies and regulations regarding public events, purchasing, building operation, safety, contract negotiations, and advising others of the same
    •  Monitor compliance with all policies and procedures and report violations
    •  May be assigned special projects as needed

LEARNING OUTCOMES:

    • As a result of the successful completion of the Frank W. Hale, Jr.  Black Cultural Center assistantship, the graduate assistant will be able to:
    • Demonstrate advising and helping skills related to analyzing group dynamics, facilitating group decision-making and goal-setting, managing conflict, appropriately mentoring students and student staff and exhibiting strong active listening skills
    • Identify systematic barriers to equity and inclusiveness to advocate for and implement means of addressing obstacles
    • Explain how one’s professional practice aligns with both one’s personal code of ethics and ethical statements in the field of Higher Education
    • Model and exercise appropriate and effective techniques for supervising student staff related to issues of morale, behavioral expectations, conflict resolution, and performance issues
    • Apply advanced leadership skills pertaining to motivating, influencing, inspiring, and empowering others to contribute to the effectiveness and success of an organization
    • Effectively utilize skills learned to navigate multiple levels of conflict

QUALIFICATIONS

    • Bachelor’s degree and full-time enrollment in a graduate degree program at The Ohio State University
    • Knowledge about challenges, cultures, histories, and issues of people of the African diaspora
    • Demonstrate a professional commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and social justice
    • Demonstrate ability to be attentive and provide detailed descriptions
    • Ability to work independently, as well as in a team environment
    • Ability to create and maintain professional, creative, and flexible work environments
    • Ability to effectively manage multiple, competing priorities
    • Previous leadership experience and event planning experience
    • Experience with or deep knowledge around supervising students and/or student organizations
    • High degree of organization and strong administrative & communication skills
    •  Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Outlook, and Qualtrics

Additional Information:

Location:

Hale Hall (0085)

Position Type:

Temporary (Fixed Term)

Scheduled Hours:

20

Shift:

First Shift

Final candidates are subject to successful completion of a background check.  A drug screen or physical may be required during the post offer process.

Thank you for your interest in positions at The Ohio State University and Wexner Medical Center. Once you have applied, the most updated information on the status of your application can be found by visiting the Career application within Workday. Please view your submitted applications by logging in and reviewing your status. For answers to additional questions please review the frequently asked questions.

The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, disability, ethnicity, gender identity or expression, genetic information, HIV/AIDS status, military status, national origin, race, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, pregnancy, protected veteran status, or any other basis under the law.

Applicants are encouraged to complete and submit the Equal Employment Identification form.


Graduate Research Assistant (R46127)

Department:

Diversity and Inclusion | Administration-JM

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Provide on-site supervision of events to oversee facilities use, arrangements, and compliance with policies and assist in problem resolution
    • As assigned, assist with planning, implementing, and evaluating student activity/ campus life programs, campus events, and celebrations
    • Assist in the onboarding, training, new staff orientation, and development of HBCC work-study students
    • Attend all meetings and agreed upon HBCC programs and activities
    • Support and supervise work-study students in the planning, marketing, and
      execution of events, as well as areas of professional development
    • Model and exercise appropriate and effective techniques for supervising student staff related to
      issues of morale, behavioral expectations, conflict resolution, and performance issues
    • Model and exercise appropriate and effective techniques for supervising student staff related to
      issues of morale, behavioral expectations, conflict resolution, and performance issues
    • Work closely with the Program Coordinators to brainstorm, plan, and implement new, innovative opportunities to engage the University community
    • Display familiarity with the HBCC daily calendar reservation system of the HBCC Space Reservation Policy & Facility use policy
    • Develop initiatives and work collaboratively with other staff to assist students in connecting and involvement with activities, organizations, and small groups
    • Utilization of technology available to aid presentations and publicize events
    • Responsible for a thorough knowledge of state, University, and departmental policies and regulations regarding public events, purchasing, building operation, safety, contract negotiations, and advising others of the same
    •  Monitor compliance with all policies and procedures and report violations
    •  May be assigned special projects as needed

LEARNING OUTCOMES:

    • As a result of the successful completion of the Frank W. Hale, Jr.  Black Cultural Center assistantship, the graduate assistant will be able to:
    • Demonstrate advising and helping skills related to analyzing group dynamics, facilitating group decision-making and goal-setting, managing conflict, appropriately mentoring students and student staff, and exhibiting strong, active listening skills
    • Identify systematic barriers to equity and inclusiveness to advocate for and implement means of addressing obstacles
    • Explain how one’s professional practice aligns with both one’s personal code of ethics and ethical statements in the field of Higher Education
    • Model and exercise appropriate and effective techniques for supervising student staff related to issues of morale, behavioral expectations, conflict resolution, and performance issues
    • Apply advanced leadership skills pertaining to motivating, influencing, inspiring, and empowering others to contribute to the effectiveness and success of an organization
    • Effectively utilize skills learned to navigate multiple levels of conflict

 QUALIFICATIONS

    • Bachelor’s degree and full-time enrollment in a graduate degree program at The Ohio State University
    • Knowledge about the challenges, culture, histories, and issues of people of the African diaspora
    • Demonstrate a professional commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and social justice
    • Demonstrate ability to be attentive and provide detailed descriptions
    • Ability to work independently, as well as in a team environment
    • Ability to create and maintain professional, creative, and flexible work environments
    • Ability to effectively manage multiple competing priorities
    • Previous leadership experience and event planning experience
    • Experience with or deep knowledge of supervising students and/or student organizations
    • High degree of organization and strong administrative & communication skills
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Outlook, and Qualtrics

Additional Information:

Location:

Hale Hall (0085)

Position Type:

Temporary (Fixed Term)

Scheduled Hours:

10

Shift:

First Shift

Final candidates are subject to successful completion of a background check.  A drug screen or physical may be required during the post offer process.

Thank you for your interest in positions at The Ohio State University and Wexner Medical Center. Once you have applied, the most updated information on the status of your application can be found by visiting the Career application within Workday. Please view your submitted applications by logging in and reviewing your status. For answers to additional questions please review the frequently asked questions.

The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, disability, ethnicity, gender identity or expression, genetic information, HIV/AIDS status, military status, national origin, race, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, pregnancy, protected veteran status, or any other basis under the law.

Applicants are encouraged to complete and submit the Equal Employment Identification form.

 

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