The University of Notre Dame (ND.jobs) is accepting applications for a New Student Engagement Summer Graduate Intern.
Applications will be accepted until 1/31/2020.
At the University of Notre Dame, New Student Engagement focuses on the development, facilitation, and oversight of all orientation programs for entering first year and transfer students. We are passionate about creating an inclusive campus community for all new students where they are known by name and by story. We seek to provide the opportunity for new students to begin building relationships with faculty, staff, current students and their new classmates. We strive to provide resources from day one, which empower students to make the most of their time at Notre Dame and prepare them for successful academic, social, and extra-curricular careers. The Program Director for New Student Engagement is seeking to hire 4 graduate interns to assist with the planning and implementation of Welcome Weekend for 2,000 first year and 200 transfer students. The interns will have the opportunity to develop skills in advising, event planning, and program management. Furthermore, the interns will have the opportunity to become acquainted with the life of a student affairs professional at a highly collaborative, Catholic, private, medium-sized institution. The graduate interns will report directly to the Program Director for New Student Engagement in the Office of Student Affairs. Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
The following essential duties and responsibilities will be equally divided among the 4 interns based upon skill and expertise or an area of interest for professional development. Hall Programming:
An intern will assist the Program Director, as well as campus partners in Residential Life and Student Activities, in reviewing hall programming proposals and in supporting student leaders in their planning processes as needed. The intern will also assist in the scheduling and reservation process for hall programs that take place during Welcome Weekend. The intern will assist in reviewing hall welcome videos and other communication to be distributed by each residential community. Information about our unique residential system can be found at https://residentiallife.nd.edu/ Student Leader Development and Training:
An intern will assist the Program Director in planning and executing a two-day training program for 65 student leaders serving as Hall Captains and a one day training program for 500 student leaders serving as Hall Ambassadors. In serving as a co-advisor to the Welcome Weekend Steering Committee, the intern will also develop and lead monthly check-in meetings and training sessions with this group of 15 students. Transfer Welcome Weekend:
An intern will assist the Program Director in planning and executing of Transfer Welcome Weekend, which is a multi-day event that takes place in August for 200 students and their families. The intern will also support the overall content and design, communication, and assessment of Transfer Welcome Weekend. The intern will also advise the Transfer Welcome Team, a group of 25 former transfer student leaders. Day of Community:
An intern will assist the Program Director in planning and executing Day of Community, an event during Welcome Weekend introducing first year and transfer students to opportunities for engagement with the local community. Day of Community introduces new students to a variety of service, education and arts and culture organizations throughout the South Bend area. Social Media Outreach:
An intern will assist the Program Director in managing social media outreach to incoming students and their families by creating original content on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. The intern will assess viability of other platforms, potentially including, YouTube, Snapchat, etc., with the goal of delivering important information to new students and their families through the most effective avenues, while maintaining a fun and professional message delivered in-line with Notre Dame brand standards. Web Presence and Digital Content:
An intern will provide support and counsel to the Program Director in developing content for the Welcome Weekend website. The intern will work closely with the Welcome Weekend Steering Committee member(s) responsible for developing the mobile application. The Welcome Weekend website and the mobile app is an informational hub for students and their families utilized prior to arrival on campus and throughout the orientation experience. Parent Program:
An intern will support the Program Director and collaborate with the Center for University Advising to plan and implement the Parent Program during Welcome Weekend. The intern will benchmark this program against our peer institutions and provide recommendations to the Program Director and the Assistant Provost and Director of the Center for University Advising. First Year Experience:
An intern will assist the Program Director and collaborate with the Center for University Advising to plan and implement the Moreau First Year Experience Kick-Off event during Welcome Weekend. The intern will assist with the content development of the Moreau First Year Experience course, a one credit, two semester, graduation required course for all first time first year students. The intern will assist in the distribution and tracking completion of pre-matriculation assignments for new students. Special Projects:
All interns will assist with all aspects of Welcome Weekend, including the planning and implementation of large-scale events such as the Official University Welcome, the Welcome Cookout, and the class photo in the Notre Dame stadium. All interns will assist with the implementation of Summer Bridge Welcome Weekend in June. Other duties as assigned, including both short and long term projects, particularly as they relate to engagement and support of new students and new student initiatives. Professional Development:
All interns will participate in professional development opportunities hosted by the Division of Student Affairs. These opportunities include meetings with every office within the Division of Student Affairs as well as other campus partners that frequently collaborate with the Division of Student Affairs such as Admissions, the Alumni Association, Athletics, and First Year Advising. These opportunities will include other summer interns working for the Division of Student Affairs associated with ACUHO-I and the NASPA Undergraduate Fellows Program (NUFP). Dates of Internship: 06/8/2020 - 08/25/2020
Dates Flexible: Somewhat; but required to be back to Notre Dame for Welcome Weekend (August 18-24)
Positions Available: 4
NODA Region: 7 Benefits:
Remuneration: $5,000 per summer
Meals Provided: Dining hall meal plan - 14 meals a week
Other Benefits Offered: Parking, WiFi Access, Recreation Center Use, Campus E-Mail Address Housing Provided: Yes
Accommodates a Spouse/Partner: No
Accommodates Children: No
Room and Board Details: Single private room in a single-gender, traditional undergraduate residence hall. Coin laundry is available in the residence hall.
Minimum Qualifications: Current higher ed graduate student or post masters only.Applicants should exhibit experience with and/or interest in the field of higher education orientation. Applicants should have a passion for creating inclusive, diverse, and welcoming communities for new students. A positive attitude, hard work ethic, team-oriented demeanor, and creative mind are a must. Ability to work in a fast-paced and professional office for the Vice President of Student Affairs are also required. Excellent verbal and written communication skills are necessary to execute coordination with many different departments and leaders across campus. An appreciation for the history of the University of Notre Dame and its mission as a Catholic, Holy Cross educational institution.
ABOUT NOTRE DAME: The University of Notre Dame, founded in 1842 by Rev. Edward F. Sorin, C.S.C., of the Congregation of Holy Cross, is an independent, national Catholic university located in Notre Dame, Ind. For the fifth consecutive year, the University of Notre Dame has received Honor Roll distinctions as one of the top 10 higher education workplaces in the country in the Chronicle of Higher Education's annual 'Great Colleges to Work For' survey...and we are proud of it!
This appointment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. Applicants will be asked to identify all felony convictions and/or pending felony charges. Felony convictions do not automatically bar an individual from employment. Each case will be examined separately to determine the appropriateness of employment in the particular position. Failure to be forthcoming or dishonesty with respect to felony disclosures can result in the disqualification of a candidate. The full procedure can be viewed at https://facultyhandbook.nd.edu/?id=link-73597.
Equal Opportunity Employment StatementThe University of Notre Dame seeks to attract, develop, and retain the highest quality faculty, staff and administration. The University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and is committed to building a culturally diverse workplace. We strongly encourage applications from female and minority candidates and those candidates attracted to a university with a Catholic identity. Moreover, Notre Dame prohibits discrimination against veterans or disabled qualified individuals, and requires affirmative action by covered contractors to employ and advance veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities in compliance with 41 CFR 60-741.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-300.5(a).
APPLICATION PROCESS: Please apply online at http://ND.jobs to Job # S19947. For additional information about working at the University of Notre Dame and various benefits available to employees, please visit http://hr.nd.edu/why-nd. The University of Notre Dame supports the needs of dual career couples and has a Dual Career Assistance Program in place to assist relocating spouses and significant others with their job search.
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