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Open Graduate Assistantships have descriptions and contact information below.  Additional position descriptions will be posted as they become available.


Graduate Advisor for SAC


  • Assist with advising the Student Activities Council (SAC) this includes attendance at events planned by the organization, weekly meetings (one-on-one with student chairs, board meetings, etc.) and training, advising, evaluation, and guiding the experiential learning of student chairs and committee members.
  • Assist with SAC training and retreats by providing training and support to students in the areas of leadership development, programming, budgeting, conflict resolution, time management, recruitment and retention of committee members, communication skills, and effective meeting facilitation.
  • Ensure that direct advisees are developing and adhering to event budgets.
  • Work with SAC Exec members to organize SAC Board selection process
  • Provide guidance to SAC chairs and members when it comes to program selection utilizing data from event evaluations and campus-wide surveys. Help students understand that they are a part of the University of Memphis programming entity that is responsible for providing programs to ALL students.
  • Be a part of the "creative process" by contributing unique ideas for organization/event promotion and training material.
  • Assist with staff initiated programs such as Opening Week, the Student Involvement Fair, Frosh Frenzy, and the President's Leadership Recognition Awards
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements: Bachelor's degree; Enrolled in a minimum 12 credit hours in a graduate program at the University of Memphis (Student Personnel, Leadership, or Higher Education program preferred)

Appointment: Nine months; August to May

Contact: Ronnie Ross
Coordinator, Student Activities
211 University Center
Memphis, TN 38152
(901) 678.5251

The Vice President for Student Affairs
235 Administration Building
Phone: (901) 678-2114
Email: student@memphis.edu

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