Graduate Assistant: Admissions & Student Engagement

Academic Year: 2023 – 2024
Position Title: Graduate Assistant – Admissions & Student Engagement
Supervisor: Kinsey Tekiele, Coordinator of Admissions and Student Engagement
Appointment: September 2023 – July 2024
Stipend/Payment: $15,504.00 (paid in equal monthly installments September – July)
Hours: 10 hours per week

The Graduate Assistant supports the Office of Admissions and Student Engagement in order to provide high quality, service-oriented student engagement programming. Reporting directly to the Coordinator of Admissions and Student Engagement, the graduate assistant assists in developing and planning student engagement programs at MSP, implementing events for current students, assisting with admissions tasks and acts as a positive representative of MSP with school and community outreach initiatives.

Position Responsibilities

  • Assist in the development and implementation of educational and community building events hosted by the Office of Admissions and Student Engagement
  • Manage monthly bulletin board and postings according to monthly theme
  • Assist with career services expansion to include planning for career week, communication with potential employers and speakers and execution of career fair
  • Attend at least one educational/community building event, open house or graduate fair per month
  • Research best practices and make recommendations for new opportunities for MSP students
  • Provide support with admissions processing, including interview preparation, applicant evaluations, data management, etc.
  • Assist with group admissions interviews, if needed
  • Assist in researching and implementing admissions best practices

Position Qualifications

An individual applying for the position must meet the following qualifications:

  • Incoming or current PsyD student in good academic standing
  • Available to work 10 hours per week
  • Work with a high level of discretion and confidentiality to maintain professional/student boundaries
  • Strong writing, research, technical and organization/administrative skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills to include written and verbal communication
  • Ability to network with other professionals and students
  • Excellent critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Self-directed and autonomous, strong work ethic
  • Reliable and flexible

MSP is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Educational Institution and Employers


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