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GradU8 Learning Partner

Apply now Job no: 496572
Department: Student Success Center
Location: Oxford, OH
Work type: Student
Categories: Student Services
Status: Part Time
Temporary: No

Job Title: GradU8 Learning Partner

 $8.55 - $8.55

Hours Per Week:


Job Summary:


The Student Success Center seeks to hire 15 GradU8 Learning Partners to serve during the fall term 2020. Each GradU8 Learning Partner will be assigned a cohort of students (appx. 15) participating in the GradU8 program whom they will support in a teacher-mentor capacity. The GradU8 program selects a limited number of students based on their admission profile for a special opportunity to graduate in four years while having access to a variety of benefits and supports. The Partner will attend a one-hour weekly class throughout the fall semester, be available for at least one office hour weekly, attend one hour of training per week, and communicate outside class with the assigned cohort via technology on a weekly basis. Time commitment will not exceed five hours per week. Training will occur in May 2020 and during the first week of classes in fall 2020. Training is required and paid time.


Duties/Physical Demands:

- Work in collaboration with Student Success Center staff and other Learning Partners in helping GradU8 participants adjust to college life
- Support students with academic and transition concerns, including using Miami resources and e-Tools, reading the Degree Audit Report (DAR), navigating scheduling and registration, communicating with professors, exploring majors, and expanding scholarly skills
- Serve as a resource to cohort students
- Facilitate group discussions and class activities as directed
- Regularly interact and build relationships with cohort students
- Participate fully in all sessions and activities
- Help with set-up and clean-up for all activities
- Serve as the face of the Student Success Center to the campus community.
- Utilize technology (email, text, GroupMe, etc) as communication tools
- Listen to students’ needs and advocate on their behalf to the SSC and campus partners where appropriate
- Attend all mandatory trainings


Minimum Qualifications:

- Current Miami University student with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75
- Ability to work with participants in both small and large groups
- Must be mature, a good role model, exercise good judgment, maintain confidentiality and have the ability to solve problems
- Friendly demeanor, positive attitude
- Be creative, engage in brainstorming activities, and show initiative
- Possess excellent communication, presentation, and leadership skills
- Current MMP. Bridges, and Miami Firsts students strongly encouraged to apply


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Special Instructions to Applicants:



EO/AA Statement/Clery Act:
Miami University, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, encourages applications from minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Miami University prohibits harassment, discrimination and retaliation on the basis of age (40 years or older), color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, military status, national origin (ancestry), pregnancy, race, religion, sex/gender, status as a parent or foster parent, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, programs or employment practices. Requests for reasonable accommodations for disabilities related to employment should be directed to or 513-529-3560.
As part of the University’s commitment to maintaining a healthy and safe living, learning, and working environment, we encourage you to read Miami University’s Annual Security & Fire Safety Report at:, which contains information about campus safety, crime statistics, and our drug and alcohol abuse and prevention program designed to prevent the unlawful possession, use, and distribution of drugs and alcohol on campus and at university events and activities. This report also contains information on programs and policies designed to prevent and address sexual violence, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. Each year, email notification of this website is made to all faculty, staff, and enrolled students. Written notification is also provided to prospective students and employees. Hard copies of the Annual Security & Fire Safety Report may be obtained from the Miami University Police Department at (513) 529-2223.
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A criminal background check is required. All campuses are smoke- and tobacco-free campuses.

For questions regarding reasonable accommodations for disabilities, or to follow-up with a request, please contact or (513) 529-3560.

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