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Graduate Assistants 

Below are position descriptions for all graduate assistant employment opportunities. Review the descriptions, and then submit an application for up to three positions you would like to apply for. Be prepared to provide a copy of your resume in PDF format, statement of interest (300-500 words) in PDF format, and list of three (3) references in order to complete the application.

Position Descriptions

University Health Services 
Graduate Assistant (1 positions: 20 hours/week)  
Gamecocks LiveWell (Faculty/Staff Wellness)

Under the general supervision of the Associate Director of Faculty/Staff Wellness, the incumbent will work out of the Thomson Building and be responsible for planning, implementing, and evaluating comprehensive health promotion programs for University faculty and staff. The duties for this position include but are not limited to: 
 
Drop-ins, appointment-based services & office management:

  • Conduct preventive health screenings such as blood pressure and body fat analysis for individuals. Educate individuals on the meaning of their results and provide referrals as needed
  • Schedule, conduct, and maintain follow-up of individual wellness coaching appointments (e.g., nutrition, weight management, exercise, stress management) and assist with the coordination of wellness action plans.  Wellness Coaching appointments are provided to students, faculty and staff.
  • Coordinate and facilitate the State Health Plan Worksite Wellness Screening appointments and provide follow- up health education regarding results
  • Develop and post content weekly to Gamecocks LiveWell social media

Programs & Presentations:

  • Assist with planning, implementing and evaluating evidence-based education and behavior change programs for faculty and staff in health-related areas such as comprehensive weight management programs, disease management and physical activity
  • Assist with planning, implementing and evaluating the Wellness Ambassadors program, including development of monthly email communication and online toolkit resources, departmental activities, and building relationships with Ambassadors
  • Coordinate and facilitate education workshops, tabling events, and presentations for university departments, Human Resources and staff groups  
  • Assist with planning, implementing and evaluating campus-wide education and awareness campaigns utilizing campus needs assessment data
  • Assist with other Healthy Campus Initiatives programs, events and campaigns as needed

Skill Requirements:

  • Ability to mentor, lead, and inspire faculty, staff and students
  • Ability to effectively design and deliver group-based nutrition, physical fitness and disease management training programs and facilitate health and wellness workshops and presentations
  • Ability to conduct individual wellness coaching and create appropriate goals and wellness action plans
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal, programming and organizational skills and ability to work cooperatively on a team
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality in working with and advising faculty/staff
  • Interest in contemporary health issues

Additional Expectations: 
This position may require occasional early morning (7:30 a.m.) and/or evening work, to include facilitating health screenings, presentations and workshops to faculty and staff, attendance at meetings as related to outreach, and attendance at awareness/education events sponsored by Healthy Campus Initiatives and/or campus partners.

Stipend and Dates of Employment:

  • This position provides in-state tuition rates and an academic year stipend.
  • This position is for one academic year, including fall and spring semesters. The start date for this position is August 9, 2021 and the end date is May 6, 2022. For more information about University Health Services and Gamecocks LiveWell programs visit the web: http://sc.edu/healthservices  

University Health Services  
Graduate Assistant (1 position, 20 hours/week) 
Peer Leadership and Wellness Coaching

Under the general supervision of the Associate Director, the incumbent will work out of the Thomson Building and be responsible for planning, implementing, and evaluating comprehensive health programs for the university community, with special emphasis on wellness coaching and the Changing Carolina Peer Leader (CCPL) program. This position works closely with the recruitment, selection, training and oversight of student leaders. The general topics CCPLs address include nutrition, physical activity, body image, stress management, mental health, tobacco/cancer prevention, sexual health, interpersonal violence, healthy relationships and other topics as assigned. The duties for this position include:

Changing Carolina Peer Leader Program:

  • Attend peer leader meetings, advise and meet regularly with the executive board.  
  • Facilitate presentations for U101 and other academic classes; serve as back up to peer leaders if necessary.
  • Work with peer leaders to develop and implement outreach education (i.e. tabling events)
  • Co-teach HPEB 301 in the spring semester.  
  • Serve as liaison between health content area coordinators within UHS and CCPL for staffing and planning programs, events and campaigns.

Drop-in Center, appointment-based services & office management:

  • Schedule and conduct one-on-one wellness coaching appointments
  • Conduct preventive health screenings, including blood pressure. Educate individuals on the meaning of their results and provide referrals as needed.
  • Serve as welcome desk staff, in rotation with other GAs, to aid with answering phones, scheduling appointments, etc.
  • Assist with statistics and reports for services and programs.

Additional Programming:

  • Assist with other wellness programming, events and campaigns as directed  

Skill Requirements:

  • Strong interpersonal, programming, and organizational skills  
  • Ability to mentor, lead, and inspire college-aged young adults and/or faculty/staff  
  • Knowledge of basic Microsoft Office programs, including Word, PowerPoint, and Publisher  
  • Effective oral and written communication skills  
  • Ability to work with diverse populations
  • Professionalism and attention to detail  
  • Ability to work without constant supervision  
  • Ability to facilitate community health workshops  
  • Ability to work cooperatively with team members
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality in working with and advising students

Additional Expectations:  
This position requires regular evening and occasional weekend work, to include facilitating presentations and training workshops to student groups, as well as attending and advising Changing Carolina Peer Leader meetings.  
 
Salary and Dates of Employment:

  • This position provides in-state tuition rates and an academic year stipend.
  • This position is for one academic year, including fall and spring semesters. The start date for this position is August 9, 2021; the end date is May 6, 2022.  For more information about University Health Services visit http://sc.edu/healthservices 

University Health Services  
Graduate Assistant (1 position, 20 hours/week) 
Public Relations and Marketing

Under the general supervision of the Public Relations and Marketing Director, the incumbent will work out of the Thomson Building and be responsible for supporting the public relations and communications needs of University Health Services.  The graduate assistant supports the mission of University Health Services through the development and design of communications tactics including print, advertising and electronic media.

Position responsibilities include:

Writing:

  • Articles and briefs for Gamecock Health magazine, UHS website and other applicable publications
  • Press releases, media advisories and news items for distribution to USC Media Relations division and related departments and through UHS website and social media
  • Copy for advertising, brochures, fliers, social media and other communications pieces
  • Posts for social media

Graphic Design:

  • Recurring major print publications including Gamecock Health magazine, UHS student guide and UHS parent guide
  • Support initiatives, programs, services and events through brochures, fliers, posters, banners, signage and other items
  • Advertising for placement in campus publications, including Garnet & Black and The Daily Gamecock

Public Relations:

  • Staffing events and representing UHS to promote initiatives, programs and services for prospective and new students and other groups
  • Providing tours of the Center for Health and Well-Being
  • Monitoring public health, college health and media trends to determine opportunities for improved communication, strategy or relaying of information.

Skill Requirements:  

  • Proficiency in Adobe InDesign and/or Illustrator and Photoshop
  • Knowledge and experience with social media tools
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills  
  • Knowledge of basic Microsoft Office programs, including Word, PowerPoint, and Publisher  
  • Effective oral and written communication skills  
  • Ability to work cooperatively with team members

Salary and Dates of Employment:  

  • This position provides in-state tuition rates and an academic year stipend.
  • This position is for one academic year, including fall and spring semesters. The start date for this position is August 9, 2021 and the end date is May 6, 2022. For more information about University Health Services visit http://sc.edu/healthservices 

University Health Services
Hourly Student Position (up to 20 hours/week)
Student Health Services - Student Graphic Designer

Under the general supervision of the Public Relations and Marketing Director for University Health Services, the incumbent will be responsible for supporting the graphic design, public relations and communications needs of University Health Services. Candidate must have knowledge of communications principles and practices. Candidate preferred to have graphic design experience and copywriting knowledge. In addition to position responsibilities around writing and graphic design, the incumbent will also assist with the planning, design and implementation of comprehensive health education communication campaigns.

Position responsibilities include:

Graphic Design:

  • Recurring major print publications include Gamecock Health magazine, UHS student guide and major health communications campaigns.
  • Support initiatives, programs, services and events through brochures, fliers, posters, banners, signage and other items.
  • Advertising for placement in campus publications, including Garnet & Black and The Daily Gamecock.

Writing:

  • Briefs for Gamecock Health magazine, UHS website and other applicable publications
  • Copy for advertising, brochures, fliers, social media and other communications pieces

Public Relations:

  • Staffing events and representing UHS to promote initiatives, programs and services for prospective and new students and other groups
  • Monitoring public health, college health and media trends to determine opportunities for improved communication, strategy or relaying of information

Skill Requirements:

  • Proficiency in Adobe InDesign and/or Illustrator and Photoshop
  • Knowledge and experience with social media tools
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Knowledge of basic Microsoft Office programs, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Experience in Health Communications and videography preferred
  • Ability to work cooperatively with team members

Stipend and Dates of Employment:

  • This position provides hourly pay of up to $10/hr, with a maximum of 20 hours per week.
  • This position is for one academic year, including fall and spring semesters. The start date for this position is May 17, 2021, and the end date is August 6, 2022.

Preference will be given to students with 1+ year of experience in graphic design and/or social media/communication strategy.

University Health Services
Hourly Student Position (up to 20 hours/week)
Student Health Services - Student Graphic Designer

Under the general supervision of the Public Relations and Marketing Director for University Health Services, the incumbent will be responsible for supporting the graphic design, public relations and communications needs of University Health Services. Candidate must have knowledge of communications principles and practices. Candidate preferred to have graphic design experience and copywriting knowledge. In addition to position responsibilities around writing and graphic design, the incumbent will also assist with the planning, design and implementation of comprehensive health education communication campaigns.

Position responsibilities include:

Graphic Design:

  • Recurring major print publications include Gamecock Health magazine, UHS student guide and major health communications campaigns.
  • Support initiatives, programs, services and events through brochures, fliers, posters, banners, signage and other items.
  • Advertising for placement in campus publications, including Garnet & Black and The Daily Gamecock.

Writing:

  • Briefs for Gamecock Health magazine, UHS website and other applicable publications
  • Copy for advertising, brochures, fliers, social media and other communications pieces

Public Relations:

  • Staffing events and representing UHS to promote initiatives, programs and services for prospective and new students and other groups
  • Monitoring public health, college health and media trends to determine opportunities for improved communication, strategy or relaying of information

Skill Requirements:

  • Proficiency in Adobe InDesign and/or Illustrator and Photoshop
  • Knowledge and experience with social media tools
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Knowledge of basic Microsoft Office programs, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Experience in Health Communications and videography preferred
  • Ability to work cooperatively with team members

Stipend and Dates of Employment:

  • This position provides hourly pay of up to $10/hr, with a maximum of 20 hours per week.
  • This position is for one academic year, including fall and spring semesters. The start date for this position is August 9, 2021, and the end date is May 6, 2022. Position could be extended for the 2022-2023 academic year.

Preference will be given to students with 1+ year of experience in graphic design and/or social media/communication strategy.

University Health Services
Hourly Student Position (up to 20 hours/week)
Quality Improvement Graduate Assistant

Under the general supervision of the Quality Improvement Nurse Coordinator, the incumbent will work out of the Center for Health and Well-Being and provides clerical and data support for UHS’ Quality Improvement Program.  This position serves in assisting in both clerical and analytical functions of the department.  Candidates are expected to assist with general audits, collect data, perform analysis and generate reports.  Candidates are expected to be able to effectively communicate outcomes and results along with designing and creating dynamic presentation materials.   The candidate will also be responsible for coordination of meetings, recordkeeping, and tracking of improvement initiatives. The position requires the candidate to effectively work with a diverse group of individuals in the healthcare setting and requires developed interpersonal and negotiation skills. 

The duties for this position include but are not limited to:

  • Identify opportunities to assess and improve the quality of University Health Services programs, services, and delivery model.
  • Assist staff members with the development and implementation of evaluation tools (surveys, chart audits, etc).
  • Participate in the collection and analysis of qualititative and quantitative data.
  • Assist in the develpmemt, implementation, and evaluation of policies.
  • Assist in maintaining compliance with Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Heath Care (AAAHC) and other industry standards.

Skill Requirements:

  • Ability to interpret, evaluate and present data clearly and concisely.
  • Ability to manage multiple project and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships across professions and levels of responsibility.
  • Strong interpersonal, programming and organizational skills and ability to work cooperatively on a
  • Effective oral and written communication
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and handle protected health information (PHI) in a manner consistent with Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) regulations.
  • Interest in contemporary health issues

Dates of Employment:

  • This position is for one academic year, including fall and spring semesters. The start date for this position is August 9, 2021 and the end date is May 6, 2022.


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