McNair Scholars’ Summer Research Institute Seeking Resident Graduate Assistant (App. due 4/25)

McNair Scholars’ Summer Research Institute is seeking Resident Graduate Assistant

Position Title:             Resident Graduate Assistant

Personnel Status:       Graduate Assistant (8 week position during summer program)

* Note: Position is for the period between June 1 and July 25, 2014

Department:               McNair Scholars Program at UMBC

Responsibilities:         The Resident Graduate Assistant works closely with the Assistant Director and the Research Coordinator of the McNair Scholars Program to implement all aspects of the McNair Summer Research Institute (SRI).  Specific duties include:

  • Supervising apartments occupied by the McNair Fellows
  • Enforcing the rules and regulations of the Office of Residential Life and the McNair Scholars Program
  • Planning cultural enrichment activities and accompanying Fellows on trips
  • Planning and implementing community building activities
  • Providing weekly status reports to the Program
  • Participating in SRI workshops and seminars
  • Assisting with administrative aspects of SRI and the McNair Research conference
  • Serving as a positive role model for Fellows
  • Performing other duties as assigned by McNair Staff

Qualifications:            A Bachelor’s degree with at least one year of graduate study is required.  Applicant must have demonstrated the ability and desire to work with students, staff, and faculty from a wide variety of racial, ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds.  Residential living experience and prior experience with Federal TRIO Programs is preferred.

Salary and Benefits: $4,722.00/ 8 weeks ($590.25/week) and campus housing for the 8 week period.

Application:               For full consideration, candidates must submit a cover letter, resume, and three professional references with contact information by Friday, April 25, 2014 to:

Dr. April L. Householder
Assistant Director
McNair Scholars Program
213 Math/Psychology Building
UMBC 1000 Hilltop Circle
Baltimore, MD  21250

(UMBC is an Equal Opportunity Employer)


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