• Disability Services Graduate Assistant

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    Hamline University Mission Statement

    To create a diverse and collaborative community of learners dedicated to the development of students' knowledge, values and skills for successful lives of leadership, scholarship, and service.

    Graduate Assistant Responsibilities

    Hamline University is seeking strong candidates to serve in a key leadership capacity in the Disability Services Office within the Division of Student Affairs at Hamline University. This graduate assistant will provide coordination, assistance, and administrative support for the Director of Disability Services and the programs, accommodations, and services the department renders in the Hamline community. This graduate assistant will:

    • Help to manage provision of textbooks in alternative formats, including processing alternate text requests, contacting publishers for e-text, as well as assisting with training and prioritizing tasks of student workers to ensure timeliness of document conversion to ensure Hamline meets legal requirements of accommodating students with disabilities that affect reading.
    • Assist scheduling sign language interpreters.
    • Coordinate provision of accommodated testing, including overseeing scheduling, delivery, administration, and return of exams to faculty members requesting this service to accommodate their students with disabilities.
    • Read and/or scan printed documents for the director.
    • Collect and maintain institutional data for reports and management information.
    • Assist with maintaining departmental website.
    • Accurately prepare, proofread and format documents. Assist with maintaining director’s calendar and schedule appointments as needed.
    • Answer general questions regarding disability services for Hamline community and guests.
    • Develop and execute special projects and/or programs according to individual interest and departmental priorities.

    Graduate Assistant Qualifications

    Individual must be newly enrolled in The Hamline MBA program. Must be detail-oriented with demonstrated organizational and problem solving abilities. Strong oral and written skills are essential. Individual should be proficient in Office applications including Microsoft Word and have familiarity with Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint. Must have demonstrated competency for and comfort with interacting with a wide diversity of persons and sensitivity and understanding of diversity and multicultural issues. Individual is expected to interact in a professional and confidential manner and have the ability to work independently as well as part of a team.

    To Apply

    Send a resume and cover letter to gradprog@hamline.edu or
    Graduate Admissions, The Hamline MBA Graduate Assistantship Program, MS-A1710, Hamline University, 1536 Hewitt Avenue, Saint Paul, MN 55104.