07 Aug
New Jersey, Mahwah

Title:Graduate Assistant Office of Specialized ServicesPosition Number:204135Position Type:Graduate AssistantDepartment:Specialized ServicesPosition Type and Expected Hours of Work:This is a 10-month Grant Funded Graduate Assistant position that is part-time (28 hours per week), requires enrollment in a related graduate program. It is expected that the graduate assistant will be on campus at minimum three days per week, but five days is preferred. Job Summary/Description:RAMAPO COLLEGE OF NEW JERSEY:Mission: Ramapo College of New Jersey is New Jersey’s Public Liberal Arts College, dedicated to providing students a strong foundation for a lifetime of achievement. The College is committed to academic excellence through interdisciplinary and experiential learning, and international and intercultural understanding. Ramapo College emphasizes teaching and individual attention to all students. We promote diversity, inclusiveness, sustainability, student engagement, and community involvement. Established in 1969, Ramapo College offers bachelor’s degrees in the arts, business, humanities, social sciences and the sciences, as well as in professional studies, which include business, elementary education, nursing and social work. The College also offers articulated programs, including dental, optometry, chiropractic and health professions, as well as visual arts therapy and law, with colleges and institutions in New Jersey and New York.Undergraduate students may choose to concentrate their studies in one of five schools with more than 539 course offerings and more than 36 academic programs. Ramapo College boasts an average student/faculty ratio of 18:1 and an average class size of 23; affording students the opportunity to develop close ties to the College’s exceptional faculty.The College offers part-time graduate programs leading to degrees in Accounting, Business Administration, Educational Technology, Educational Leadership, Nursing, Social Work and Special Education.Job Summary:Within the Office of Specialized Services, will be responsible for the implementation of accommodations and support services for students with disabilities as part of the TRIO Grant. Maintenance of student records in accordance with College and grant requirements.Duties/Responsibilities:Coordinate proctored accommodated testing between OSS, Testing Center, students and professors.Meets with faculty and students as needed for assistance, training, and facilitation of accommodated testing.Proctor exams as needed.Assist in TRIO Peer Tutoring and Peer Academic Coaching programs primarily by providing record keeping support and assistance in training.With the assistance from Peer facilitators, lead the OSS Collision student groupParticipates in meetings and college events related to job responsibilitiesPrepares reports, studies and public relations material for the review, information and assistance of the Assistant DirectorPrepares and conduct assessment activities associated with the officePerform other duties as assigned.Education/Experience:EducationGraduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s degree and enrollment in a related graduate program are required.Preferred majors: Education, Psychology or related field.ExperienceExperience working with individuals with disabilities.ADDITIONAL KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIESAdept in use of computer software with the ability to master the use of the Office management system, OSSOnline (AIM), quickly.Strong written and oral communication skills.Strong organizational skills with excellent attention to detail.Use of office systems and softwareEEO STATEMENT:Ramapo College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Ramapo has a long history of advocating, advising, and supporting diversity, equity, and inclusiveness. Examples can be found in its mission statement, strategic plans, degree and course offerings, community outreach programs, the Diversity Action Committee offerings, and the other numerous diversity conferences and programs. Ramapo’s commitment to diversity and inclusion is infused across all facets of the College; where the environment is welcoming, dedicated to social justice, respectful of freedom of expression, focused on educating and having an ongoing conversation regarding cultural competence and the benefits and importance of diversity.

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