General Description: The Graduate Program Resource Coordinator (GPRC)
is a member of the Housing & Residence Life (HRL) team and reports directly to
the Associate Director for Residence Life. This position is responsible for
managing the Programming Resource Center (PRC), assistance with HRL programming,
staff development, and administrative support to HRL.
- Candidates must have completed the requirements for a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited higher education institution and be enrolled at Norfolk State University or a university within a 30 mile radius, as a full-time, degree-seeking graduate student (at time of appointment).
- A GPA of 3.0 or better must be maintained as a requirement for the position.
- Candidates must have on file in Housing & Residence Life a completed assistantship application.
- Demonstrated skills in the following areas are highly desired: organization, customer service, working independently, interpersonal skills, attention to detail, ability to meet deadlines, staying flexible, program evaluation.
- As the position is considered the graduate assistants primary non-academic activity, the GPRC may not accept any other employment. Practicum and internships must have prior written approval.
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Management of the PRC to include; resource & supply inventory management and resource & supply use coordination
- Assist in supervision of work study students assigned to the Residence Life area to include scheduling and performance evaluations of work study staff
- Conduct a weekly building walk-thru of the halls to monitor bulletin boards and interact with student staff.
- Prepare and submit, upon request, reports related to the Programming Resource Center operations.
- Assist in program evaluation processes at the department and divisional level to include but not limited to: program tallying, compiling survey data, and preparing evaluation summative reports.
- Assistance with residence life functions and work closely with Student Activities as well as other university departments to coordinate programming efforts.
- Assist in coordination of paraprofessional staff recruitment, trainings, staff meetings, in-service training sessions, and all appropriate retreats, workshops, or seminars assigned by HRL.
Remuneration: The graduate assistantship is a 10 month position
(training begins in late July and responsibilities ending in mid May). The GPRC
will receive a room and meal plan scholarship, and $15,000 stipend to be paid
over the contracted period. As this position is classified as a graduate
assistantship, standard employee benefits are not offered.
For additional information, please contact the Associate Director for
Associate Director for Residence Life
Housing & Residence Life, SSC 308
700 Park Avenue
Norfolk, VA 23504
Phone: (757) 823-8407
Fax: (757) 823-2304
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