Number of Positions: 1
Albany Library, 3rd Floor
Supervisor: Kelsi-Leandra Lane
The HEOP Summer Institute provides under-prepared students with the tools, skills, and strategies needed to achieve academic success. HEOP Summer Graduate Assistants are utilized to enhance the academic and social supports available to these students; as well as facilitate group and individual time management sessions, study skills workshops, and a variety of other activities that are used to prepare students for the academic year.
- Meet regularly with assigned caseload of students
- Maintain student records with counseling summaries of each session.
- Provide support to program administrators for the planning, scheduling, and supervision of the activities during the Summer Institute.
- Participate in HEOP student activities; including planning, evaluation, and supervision of group outings.
- Assist in the training, supervision, and mentorship of summer student workers
- Other duties as assigned
- Strong communication skills (written, verbal, and active listening)
- Sensitive to students from varied cultural, economic, and educational backgrounds
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Publisher, and Word specifically)
- Strong organizational and interpersonal skills.
- Ability to manage time effectively and prioritize tasks
- Flexible schedule for the duration of the Summer Institute
- Ability to take initiative and work well with minimal supervision
The HEOP Summer Program runs from July 6th – August 8th and the majority of the hours (150) will be completed within this time period. Applicants must have ability to work some evenings and weekends.