Student Assistant - Leadership

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School/Department: Center for Career and Leadership Development
Primary Location: Macon
Position: Student
Job Type: Part Time
Position Close Date: Until Filled

Job Summary: In this position, student assistants will work with the Center for Career and Leadership Development (CCLD) Coordinator for Student Leadership Programs to promote and aid student leadership organizations as well as encourage leadership development in students and other clients.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist the Coordinator for Student Leadership Programs, the CCLD Director, and other CCLD staff members in communicating and promoting leadership and development opportunities to students and clients.
  • Assist with daily office operations including, but not limited to answering phones, scheduling appointments, making copies, distributing mail, assisting walk-ins, assisting with the professional closet and taking headshots, etc.
  • Assist in planning and working leadership development events and conferences such as Student Expos, orientations, etc. and setting up information tables.
  • Assist in development and dissemination of leadership services on social media.
  • Assist with digital communication by managing social media calendar and posts to promote events, career and leadership education topics, and communicate other CCLD activities.
  • Attend and participate in Knights LEAD and Emerging Leader sessions.
  • Collaborate with Resident Assistants for the Living-Learning Community.
  • Provide administrative support when needed including answering phone calls, taking messages, assisting walk-ins, etc.
  • Communicate professionally and effectively with clients and staff in both oral and written forms about Handshake, interviewing, professional attire, career fair prep, LinkedIn, job search, and other services.
Required Qualifications:
  • Minimum 2.5 GPA and be enrolled at MGA for least 6 credit hours 
  • Critical and creative thinking skills
  • Oral and written communication skills
  • Attention to detail

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Customer service experience
  • Knowledge of computer programs such as Adobe creative suite, social media platforms, Canva, Microsoft Office, etc.
  • Event and/or program planning experience
  • Knowledge of university policies and procedures
  • Knowledge of principles of leadership
  • Previous involvement in student leadership at the university level

TO APPLY: Applicants for all Student Worker jobs are required to have completed a FAFSA for this academic year.  Interested applicants should complete an online application at  Please put the position you are applying for as “Student Assistant – Student Leadership”.

Equal Employment Opportunity: Middle Georgia State University is an equal employment, equal access, and equal educational opportunity. It is the policy of the Middle Georgia State University to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to race, color, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, gender, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or veteran status as required by applicable state and federal laws (including Title VI, Title VII, Title IX, Sections 503, and 504, ADEA, ADA, E.O. 11246, and Rev. Proc. 75-50). 

For questions or more detailed information regarding this policy, please contact the Middle Georgia State University Office of Human Resources at 478.471.2010. Individuals requiring disability related accommodations for participation in any event or to obtain print materials in an alternative format, please contact Human Resources. 

Other Information: Every member of the USG community is required to adhere to the USG Statement of Core Values - Integrity, Excellence, Accountability, and Respect - that form and guide the daily work of the organization.  

Middle Georgia State University is committed to four core values in what we do and represent: CORE VALUES: Stewardship - Engagement - Adaptability - Learning 

Background Check: Employment offer is contingent upon completing a background investigation including a criminal background check demonstrating your employment eligibility with MGA, as determined by MGA in its sole discretion, confirmation of the credentials and employment history reflected in your application material and, if applicable, a satisfactory credit check. 

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