Apply to be a Grad Camp Assistant Director
Grad Camp would not be possible without Assistant Directors! The applications for the Assistant Director positions for Grad Camp 2017 are now open! This is an exciting and unique opportunity to get involved and help to welcome new Aggie graduate students to Texas A&M and work with a variety of students across campus. The Grad Camp Committee is a special committee housed within GPSC (Graduate and Professional Student Council) at Texas A&M University. For our Assistant Directors we are looking for motivated and committed graduate students to help us in planning an amazing event to achieve a goal of making new graduate students more comfortable in College Station and excited about being an Aggie. Applications are open until May 10th!
This year we will have 3 Assistant Directors. The titles and responsibilities include:
Assistant Director of Logistics will over see and aide the director in the coordination of food reservations, University required documentation, and tasks to ensure the execution of Grad Camp. This position will involve event planning and coordination with community partners and the rest of the Grad Camp team, but the position is not limited to only these tasks. This position is a five month voluntary position ending in September of 2017.
Assistant Director of Sessions will over see and aide in the development of the schedule of Grad Camp. This position requires planning and organizing skills as well as creativity because this person will work with the director and assistant director of counselors to brainstorm activities for the camp. The position is not limited to only these tasks. This position is a five month voluntary position ending in September of 2017.
Assistant Director of Counselors will over see and aide the director in the recruitment and training of Grad Camp counselors. Throughout the entirety of the planning process and Grad Camp, this person will be responsible for counselor relations and conflict resolution. This person must be familiar with Grad Camp and have excellent inter-personal skills as they will be working with people the most. The position is not limited to only these tasks. This position is a five month voluntary position ending in September of 2017.
In addition to planning and executing Grad Camp, the Assistant Director(s) will be responsible for collecting and analyzing feedback from Grad Camp to further improve the event for upcoming years. The Grad Camp Assistant Director(s) will directly report to the Grad Camp Director. Grad Camp is funded by the Graduate and Professional Student Council and the Grad Camp Director reports directly to the council.
Required Qualifications are:
● Graduate or professional student enrolled full-time (at least 9 hours) with a cumulative GPR of at least 3.0
● Must be available to serve in this position during the 2017 spring, summer, and fall semester and be living in the Bryan/College Station area during this period.
● Appreciation of diversity
Preferred Qualifications are:
● Strong Event Planning skills
● Advanced communication skills
● Comfortable with public speaking
● A professional demeanor
● Ability to think big picture while paying attention to detail