Current Openings for the M.A. in Higher Education and Student Development Programs
Pursue a Graduate Residence Advisor position or a Graduate Assistantship as a rewarding and practical means of applying your learning in the M.A. in Higher Education in Student Development.
Graduate Residence Advisor (GRA) Positions 2021-2022
This position will give you the opportunity to minister to the team of Resident Assistants. You will help train and prepare RAs before the school year, and then engage in weekly one-on-one mentoring sessions with four RAs during the year. This time includes providing practical support as well as emotional and spiritual support. Living in community with both your ResLife team and the residents of your buildings will provide the opportunity to walk alongside and care for students as they navigate an incredibly formational chapter of their story.
The Graduate Resident Advisor for the Center for Vocation and Career (CVC) is a residential position, working in both Residence Life and with the CVC. There are two main aspects of this position: interacting with your residents in the apartments and interacting with your work in the CVC. The CVC GRA works alongside the Career Education Team, which includes full-time staff members and the student Ambassador team, to engage and equip both undergraduate and graduate students as they navigate vocational exploration and career preparation. The CVC GRA takes on planning, facilitation, and assessment projects as well as mentoring work with CVC Student Ambassadors.
The Graduate Resident Advisor for the Office of Multicultural Development (OMD) is a residential position, working in both Residence Life and the OMD. There are two main aspects of this position: interacting with your residents in the apartments and interacting with a student group you advise in the OMD. These are opportunities to see students grow in knowledge, character, and with the Lord. You have the opportunity to build community by inviting residents to times of intentional fellowship and by supporting their individual endeavors through careful relationship building. With your student group in the OMD, you will supervise student leaders and provide advising to the group; this takes the form of mentoring and programming.
Graduate Assistantship (GA) Positions 2021-2022
The Graduate Assistant for the Office of Multicultural Development (OMD) provides programming and support to the OMD. The Graduate Assistant advises student groups and provides support for other programming initiatives within the OMD. You will participate in student leader training as well as general meetings and planning as a member of the OMD team.