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Student Employment: Operations & Event Planning Graduate Assistant - M&T Bank CIE and Center for Women in Business -Spring 24

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Work type: Student Employment
Campus: Mount Carmel - Hamden, CT
Categories: Graduate Assistant

Job Title: Operations & Event Planning Graduate Assistant - M&T Bank CIE and Center for Women in Business
Department: M&T Bank CIE and Center for Women in Business
Student Employment Type: Graduate Assistant (Hourly)
  • Provide support for Centers operations, event planning, and administrative tasks including, but not limited to:
    • Assist in planning and coordinating all centers events.
    • Communicate with faculty, students, other stakeholders about Centers events and opportunities.
    • Book photographers, videographers, setup and takedown, assist with website updates and other tasks necessary to host events.
    • Coordinate the booking of the CIE on-campus space, SB 109
    • Coordinate with the other Centers student workers such as social media & student engagement, student fellows, and Directors, to ensure fluidity and consistency across all platforms.
    • Attend events to support the effective functioning of events when schedule permits.
    • Conduct research for the Centers.
    • Assist with creating email marketing announcements and other promotional materials.
  • Act as student representative at specified School of Business and Centers events.
    • Represent and answer questions about the Centers with prospective students and families at open house and admissions events.
    • As needed, represent the Centers at events such guest speakers and other on-campus or virtual events.
    • Planned dates are listed below; the event schedule will be confirmed at the beginning of each semester.
  • Demonstrate professionalism and sound judgement while representing the Centers.
  • Attend weekly team meetings and participate in all GA-specific training sessions.
  • Graduate assistants will report to the Director of Operations for School of Business Centers.
  • Maintain a pre-set work schedule, with ability to work weekends for open house and admitted student events; work schedule will be set at the beginning of each semester to accommodate your class schedule.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Enrolled in a minimum of 6 graduate credit hours per semester.
  • Excellent writing and grammar.
  • Exercises excellent judgement and discretion with confidential information.
  • Ability to work well under pressure in a dynamic, fast paced environment.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills with highest attention to detail.
  • Ability to interact with students.
  • Strong organizational, analytical, & communication skills.
  • Experience with Microsoft Suite (Forms, Excel, Word, Outlook) 
  • Experience with or ability to learn additional platforms such as Canva, Open Ocean, and others unique to QU.
  • Well organized, self-starter, ability to work with limited supervision, ability to work in a collaborative team environment.
  • Willingness to take on last-minute tasks and execute effectively and perform in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability and willingness to communicate effectively with individuals on and off campus at a variety of levels.
  • Ability and willingness to attend Centers events when schedule permits.
  • Possess strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Possess a sense of savviness in working with business and political leaders. Ability to maintain discretion.
  • Strong research skills
Hours of Position:
  • 20 hours per week; flexible schedule between the hours of 8 am-5 pm
  • Occasional events outside normal business hours
  • GAs will be needed for admissions (or similar) events that typically occur one weekend per month in September, October, November, February, March, and April.  Specific dates will be announced prior to start of 2024/25 Academic year.
Required Documents for Application:
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Application
Instructions to Applicants: Click Apply at the top of the page. Complete the required application.

Note to Faculty/Staff Applicants Only: If a final candidate is a current or previous Quinnipiac employee, the hiring manager must obtain a reference check from the candidate’s current or former manager before making an offer of employment. If the candidate's current or most-recent Quinnipiac supervisor is unavailable, the hiring manager should contact Talent Acquisition for assistance in determining the appropriate alternate contact:

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