The College Success Scholars (CSS) program serves as a resource for Black and Latino males from pre-freshman year through senior year. The CSS program provides structured personal, academic and professional support to ensure retention, proactive engagement in internships, education abroad, research and all aspects of the University community. The curriculum is centered on supporting the brilliance of the scholars and developing resiliency, agency, purpose and brotherhood. Scholars are expected to always strive for personal, academic and professional excellence. Please see additional information about the CSS program at www.css.umd.edu.The Graduate Assistant will take a leadership role in assisting OMSE with the coordination of the College Success Scholars' program. These responsibilities include: monitoring the daily/weekly progress of participants to ensure program compliance; ensuring program forms are completed in an efficient manner; facilitating academic and professional development workshops and programs; serving as a goodwill ambassador and disseminating information about the program throughout the university community; serving as a liaison to parents; maintaining the CSS website; identifying professional and career opportunities for Scholars; establishing and implementing short and long range advising strategies to exceed target goals; assisting students in achieving academic excellence and degree requirements at the University of Maryland; assisting in UNIV 100, Fall and Spring Seminar Courses, supervising undergraduate team leaders; advising the CSS Executive Board; coordinating the Road Map to Success program; working collaboratively with the Director to advance programmatic effectiveness, innovation, and visibility, and other related duties as assigned by the Director of the Office of Multi-ethnic Student Education, UMD. Lastly, this position will Provide coverage at and assist with OMSE annual events; Work all scheduled office hours; and Attend OMSE's Orientation, Staff, Organizational Development Retreats and GA Meetings.This Graduate Assistantship will require weekly evening coverage and occasional weekend work.
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