The Graduate School is seeking an innovative and creative graduate student to work in support of the Graduate School’s mission to foster excellence, innovation and inclusive communities in graduate education. Specifically, the Graduate Diversity & Retention GE will work closely with Professional Development and Career Planning Manager and Deans to assist with programs and outreach related to graduate student recruitment and retention.
· Research and report on national graduate school recruitment, retention, and diversity efforts;
· Assist in the development, implementation, tracking and assessment of retention initiatives;
· Assist in the development, implementation, tracking and assessment of professional development trainings and workshops;
· Assist in the development, implementation and assessment of the Graduate School’s Promising Scholars (PSA) cohort initiative;
o PSA info sessions for faculty/staff
o Opening Reception for incoming PSA recipients and past (current student) recipients
o Assess PSA support programs and trainings
o Quarterly development events open to PSA recipients exclusively
o Exploring professional development/funding opportunities for PSA recipients
· Identify department and campus-wide diversity-centric efforts and best practices to promote the value of having a diverse graduate student population;
· Support Graduate School relationships/partnerships with International Affairs, Enrollment Management, Division of Equity and Inclusion, Student Life, graduate programs, and outside institutions/organizations as they relate to issues of equity, inclusion, and diversity;
· Support all diversity and retention efforts through the completion of other duties as assigned.
Graduate students pursuing any master’s or doctoral degree may apply.
Please submit the following electronically as one single PDF to email@example.com, with materials included in the order listed below. Please use the subject line: “Diversity and Retention GE”
1. A letter explaining your interest in this position and addressing the preferred criteria cited above.
2. Your CV or resume.
3. An example of your writing.
4. The names and contact information (email addresses and telephone numbers) of three references who can attest to your ability to perform the duties outlined above.
Our General Duties and Responsibilities Statement (GDRS), which includes our general appointment/reappointment process and criteria, is available online.
The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.