Graduate Intern for Student Affairs and Enrollment
Location: Weston, Massachusetts
Higher Education Institution
The RCHS Graduate Intern is a 12-month 30 hour/week position serving to support the Assistant Dean of Student Affairs with fostering an inclusive, student-centered Regis community. In addition, as a live-on staff member, the Graduate Intern will have a number of Residence Life responsibilities. The Graduate Intern’s primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
Essential Job Functions:
Student Affairs and Enrollment Responsibilities
Assist in divisional programming initiatives, including:
New Student Orientation
First-Generation student engagement
On campus summer international initiatives
Assist in the active engagement of student voice (i.e. Lunch meetings, focus groups, etc.).
Assist in the management and coordination of the divisional social media.
Partner with the Center for Student Engagement, the Office of Residence Life, the Center for Inclusive Excellence, and the Center for Ministry and Service to support and coordinate programming.
Assist in the coordination and execution of enrollment events.
Residence Life Responsibilities
Train in incident management and crisis protocol with the Office of Residence Life.
Serve as a member of the Professional Staff On-Duty (PSOD) rotation a maximum of two weekdays per month and one weekend a semester, to include the following responsibilities:
Respond to on-campus issues or concerns as they arise; facilitate response with appropriate parties, serve as support staff to resident assistants and Campus Police wherever needed, and submit incident reports when needed.
Communicate with appropriate offices on campus regarding the welfare of residents.
Complete and distribute duty log by 9am for weekday duties.
Participate in regular Residence Life meetings, including Tuesday morning staff meeting and any trainings related to on-call policies or procedures.
Required Skills & Experience:
Excellent written and oral communication and interpersonal skills.
Experience in managing projects and people.
Interest/experience in higher education as well as diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) work.
Knowledgeable in various social media platforms.
Previous event planning experience is a plus.
Ability to work with students and diverse constituencies.
Experience with qualitative data collection (Ex. Participatory Action Research).
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite is preferred.
Ability to prioritize and handle multiple projects at one time.
Strong organizational and time-management skills.
A positive attitude and an understanding of the importance of being open-minded and flexible.
Occasional evening hours required.
Stipend & Benefits:
$6,000 stipend (12-month).
Free room and full meal plan.
Tuition remission for two (2) Regis graduate courses/semester, with a maximum of six graduate courses (18 credits) per academic year (Note: Courses in the graduate Nursing, Applied Behavioral Analysis, and Doctor of Education programs are not eligible for tuition remission).
Training and professional development opportunities.
NOTE: This is a 12-month position, with the opportunity to continue the position for one additional 12-month term (24-month maximum).
Working Conditions/Physical Demands:
Conditions include a normal office environment, not subject to extremes in temperature, noise, odors, etc.
Some evening and weekend work is to be expected.
May spend extended periods at terminal, on telephone, or operating other office machines, requiring eye-hand coordination and finger dexterity.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to do this job. The above is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required.
Protecting the Regis Community
All faculty, staff, and students who live, learn, and work on Regis College’s Weston MA campus are strongly encouraged to be vaccinated for COVID-19. COVID-19 immunization is required for faculty, staff, and students who learn and work in the Regis College Dental Center and Autism Center, consistent with federal mandates. For further information, please review Regis College’s health and safety protocols.
External and internal applicants, as well as position incumbents who become disabled as defined under the Americans With Disabilities Act, must be able to perform the essential job functions (as listed) either unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation to be determined by management on a case-by-case basis.
In employment, as in education, Regis College is committed to equal opportunity and affirmative action. Regis does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, religion, creed, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, ethnic or national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital or parental status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, pregnancy, veteran’s status, membership in uniformed services or any other protected status.
Rooted in the Catholic intellectual tradition and inspired by the social justice values of our founders, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Boston, Regis College is a welcoming and inclusive community. We are called to provide access to an academically rigorous education through innovative learning opportunities and collaborative engagement at all degree levels. We educate the whole person, preparing our students to pursue excellence, to become change agents in their own communities, and to serve and lead as advocates for a more just and compassionate global society.