Please note: this position is selected through a hiring process and is not an elected position. To apply, please send a statement of interest and resume to the GSC Chair.
The mission of the Graduate Student Council (GSC) is to improve the graduate student experience at Seattle University by communicating the needs and ideas of the graduate student body to the University. The GSC advocates for services that better meet the needs of students in all seven colleges of the university.
For the 2018-19 academic year, this position will be compensated with a stipend applied towards tuition quarterly. Deposit of these funds will occur mid-way through each academic term and on the condition that responsibilities for the position are being satisfactorily completed.
- Assist in coordinating venues and catering for GSC events, both on and off campus;
- Schedule rooms for GSC events and meetings as needed;
- Serve as liaison of GSC to external vendors in the case of external events;
- Manage the GSC email and social media accounts;
- Respond to student questions regarding University services, GSC events, and general questions;
- Connect students, faculty, staff, and administrators with relevant GSC members as necessary;
- Send out all-campus emails regarding upcoming GSC events;
- Coordinate partner participation in Council meetings when requested;
- Maintain weekly office hours, based on availability and Executive Board schedule;
- Print and prepare marketing materials to GSC representatives for distribution on campus;
- Assist the GSC President/Board Chair with scheduling on-campus meetings;
- Keep minutes for all GSC General Assembly and Executive Board meetings.
- Attend monthly GSC all-council meetings as scheduled;
- Attend monthly GSC Executive Board meetings as scheduled;
- Attend retreats, in-service workshops, and council development activities;
- Help coordinate graduate students efforts on various campus committees, or at events as needed.
- Maintain calendar and cadence of GSC meetings, special committees and membership activities on a master calendar;
- Coordinate support for professional development activities and opportunities;
- Coordinate and send reminders for GSC Elections process;
- Maintain Office hours schedule and serve as point of contact for GSC.
- Currently registered and enrolled as a graduate student at Seattle University;
- Flexible schedule;
- Passion for improving graduate student life at Seattle University;
- Demonstrated commitment to Seattle University’s mission and values;
- Basic knowledge of Microsoft programs;
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
- Previous GSC experience;
- Previous experience with student advocacy;
- Fluency in social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.);
- Ability to set priorities and meet deadlines;
This position requires a commitment of at least 10-15 hours per week and some availability during business hours. The schedule for office hours maintained by this position will be decided by the person hired in collaboration with the new Executive Board members.
Seattle University Graduate Student Council embraces a wholly nondiscriminatory application policy and philosophy. We welcome applications from all persons without regard to age, sex, race, religion, national origin, familial status, sexual orientation, or disability.