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Student Leadership and Student Employment Opportunities

The Office of the Dean of Students offers a variety student leadership and student employment opportunities. The positions below include undergraduate and graduate student opportunities in program and event planning, peer education, student affairs research and graphic design, to name just a few.

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AdministrationAdmin-istration Graduate Assistant: Special Projects
Provides central administration and oversight for the Office of the Dean of Students and serves as the central clearinghouse for inquiries from students, faculty, family members, staff and alumni. Guided by the university's Institutional Rules, DoS Central implements measures of accountability to help ensure the health, safety and wellbeing of UT Austin students. This position is open for Fall 2015.
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AdministrationAdmin-istration Graduate Assistant: Special Projects/Teaching Assistant
Graduate Assistants will work with the Dean and Sr. Associate Dean to provide overall support to the Dean's portfolio, to include: serving as primary point of contact on various projects; research and benchmarking activities; addressing inquiries; serving as the Teaching Assistant for Examining Campus Cultures (Fall Semester); coordinating the Dean's Dozen award process; and working collaboratively with team members within and outside of the Office of the Dean of Students.
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AdministrationAdmin-istration Graphic Designer
Student Graphic Designers assist the Manager of Communications with digital and print design for web, social, print collateral and promotional items for the Office of the Dean of Students and all the areas within. Student Graphic Designers work in a fast-paced and changing environment and manage a variety of projects while gaining valuable experience and growing their portfolios. Position will pay $10.80 per hour.
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AdministrationAdmin-istration Graphic Designer
Student Graphic Designers assist the Manager of Communications with digital and print design for web, social, print collateral and promotional items for the Office of the Dean of Students and all the areas within. Student Graphic Designers work in a fast-paced and changing environment and manage a variety of projects while gaining valuable experience and growing their portfolios. Position will pay $12.00 per hour.
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AdministrationAdmin-istration Safety Peer Educator
Assist with the development and implementation of safety awareness and education efforts; develop presentations to assist registered student organization/sponsored student organization members and leaders in understanding safety topics and issues. Through these efforts, peer educators will support the global initiative of promoting a campus climate of safety. $9.10/hr. (8-10 positions)
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AdministrationAdmin-istration Student Assistant
Administration student assistant(s) will provide support in the following areas: assisting the Office of the Senior Associate Vice President and Dean of Students with a broad range of projects to include: event planning/conference coordination and implementation, research, learning and becoming proficient in business processes, procedures, University resources and operating policies as well as numerous technological related tasks including calendar management, multi-line phone support and meeting coordination. This position pays $8.30/hour and will be paid bi-weekly. Hours to be scheduled between 8am-5pm, Monday through Friday, with the rare possibility of evening and weekend times necessitated by projects or events.
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Leadership and Ethics Institute Burnt Orange Student Staff
The University of Texas Leadership and Ethics Institute in the Office of the Dean of Students seeks to select, train, and develop a student team for the marketing and the advancement of the Burnt Orange Society and the Burnt Orange Society Curriculum, a pathway to leadership and campus engagement opportunities that can jumpstart a student's leadership experience. Burnt Orange Student Staff (BOSS) will help students navigate the Burnt Orange Society Curriculum and promote membership in the Burnt Orange Society.
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Leadership and Ethics Institute Change Institute Mentor
A CHANGE Institute Mentor is an opportunity for students who have participated in the CHANGE Institute previously to take on a higher level of responsibility in the CHANGE Institute. Mentors will gain experience in program planning as well as further their knowledge on facilitating dialogues around diversity and social justice issues. Mentors will also provide support to the coordinators of the institute by assisting with marketing, event coordination, and small group facilitation. (5-6 mentors)
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Leadership and Ethics Institute Graduate Assistant
The University of Texas Leadership and Ethics Institute (LEI) is a centralized, comprehensive leadership-training program for enrolled undergraduate and graduate students studying in any academic college, school or unit. Coordinated in the Office of the Dean of Students, LEI offers an array of experiential opportunities for students that incorporate both theoretical and practical ethical leadership development. This graduate assistantship will focus on one or more of the area programs and supervise one or more of our student teams. This position is stipend for 20 hours a week for $1,100 per month, and qualifies the candidate for in-state tuition as well as a comprehensive insurance benefits package. This position is open for Fall 2015.
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Leadership and Ethics Institute Graduate Assistant: Outreach
The University of Texas Leadership and Ethics Institute (LEI) is a centralized, comprehensive leadership-training program for enrolled undergraduate and graduate students studying in any academic college, school or unit. Coordinated in the Office of the Dean of Students, LEI offers an array of experiential opportunities for students that incorporate both theoretical and practical ethical leadership development. This graduate assistantship will focus on our outreach program which supervises 5-7 peer leadership educators (PLE's) as well as helping to coordinator the CHANGE Institute and the Texas Leadership Summit. This position is stipend for 20 hours a week for $1,100 per month, and qualifies the candidate for in-state tuition as well as a comprehensive insurance benefits package. This position is open for Fall 2015.
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Leadership and Ethics Institute Leadership Education and Progress Mentor
The University of Texas at Austin Leadership and Ethics Institute in the Office of the Dean of Students seeks to select, train, and develop a team of mentors for Leadership Education and Progress (LEAP). The LEAP Program provides the opportunity for first-year and transfer students to participate in an eight-week leadership development program guided by peer mentors. By modeling ways of leadership, as well as fostering an environment of inclusivity and curiosity, mentors build community and equip participants with the tools they need to become ethical and socially responsible leaders.
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Leadership and Ethics Institute Peer Leadership Educator
The University of Texas Leadership and Ethics Institute in the Office of the Dean of Students seeks to select, train, and develop a team of Peer Leadership Educators to facilitate leadership workshops for student organizations, promote leadership initiatives, and serve as a resource for leadership development on campus. The Leadership and Ethics Institute seeks motivated, qualified individuals who make it a priority to develop and continuously enhance their leadership skills. Peer Leadership Educators will serve as ambassadors for the office and will be the primary student representatives for the area. Participation in this program will help students prepare and hone their facilitation skills and provide students the opportunity to engage and connect with a wide variety of campus leaders.
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Leadership and Ethics Institute Texas Leadership Summit Advisory Board
The Leadership and Ethics Institute (LEI) in the Office of the Dean of Students seeks to select, train, and develop a team of Texas Leadership Summit Advisory Board Members to co-construct an outstanding leadership development conference for The University of Texas at Austin community. The Texas Leadership Summit (The Summit) is a free leadership development conference open to all students at The University of Texas at Austin. The Summit provides a unique space for student leaders to develop and refine leadership competencies through engagement in experiential workshops, breakout sessions, and networking. The Summit Advisory Board members will be responsible for theme development, facilitator recruitment, and conference marketing.
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Legal Student Services Law Clerk
Responsible for researching, compiling, comparing, and organizing legal documents for lawyers and staff. Assist lawyers in court proceedings. Be involved with client intake. Taking part in preparing and participating in select outreach programs.
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Legal Student Services Legal Intern
Responsible for researching, compiling, comparing, and organizing legal documents for lawyers and staff. Assist lawyers in court proceedings. Be involved with client intake. Taking part in preparing and participating in select outreach programs.
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Legal Student Services Work Study
Coordinate office activities for attorneys, performing a variety of legal secretarial duties such as scheduling consultations, preparing legal documents and correspondence, docketing cases and maintaining calendar schedules, and providing information and direction to students. The work requires knowledge of legal, secretarial, and office practices. Take part in preparing and participating in select outreach programs.
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Research Institute Graduate Research Intern
The purpose of the internship is to build competencies in the areas of research and student affairs in higher education and to increase professional development. Specifically, the internship is focused on student development in higher education with the purpose of developing a comprehensive understanding of populations and student groups including their strengths, specific needs, skills, the ways in which colleges and universities can best support students and improve academic achievement and leadership development, engagement. Emphasis is placed on the intern's increased understanding of higher education administration and navigating the various department/bodies within student affairs and building partnerships/working collaboratively with various personnel / departments.
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Sorority and Fraternity Life Awards and Recognition
Sorority and Fraternity Life (SFL) is an area in the Office of the Dean of Students that provides students in sororities and fraternities with support and advisement as well as leadership opportunities and developmental programming to enhance their educational experience. The SFL staff serve as liaisons between the university and the six governing councils - the Interfraternity Council (IFC), the National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC), the Texas Asian Pan-Hellenic Council (TAPC), the Multicultural Greek Council, the Latino Pan-Hellenic Council (LPHC), the University Panhellenic Council (UPC), and sororities and fraternities that are part of our affiliate program. This position would work specifically with the SFL awards process and other recognition opportunities available to our community. This position is open for Fall 2015.
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Sorority and Fraternity Life Gavel Club Members
The "Gavel Club" consists of all the SFL sorority and fraternity presidents. This group is brought together various times throughout the year to discuss issues relevant to the Sorority and Fraternity community at UT Austin. Additionally, the council advisors will have regular touch points with the presidents to discuss issues and topics relevant to each specific sorority or fraternity.
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Sorority and Fraternity Life Intern
The Sorority and Fraternity Life Internship within Office of the Dean of Students will focus on student involvement, student organization advising, and the sorority and fraternity experience at The University of Texas at Austin. Interns will be able to create leadership resources, create training opportunities, and contribute to area projects and events during the Fall 2014 and/or Spring 2015 semesters.
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Sorority and Fraternity Life Leadership and Community Expectations
Sorority and Fraternity Life (SFL) is an area in the Office of the Dean of Students that supports and advises over 70 sororities and fraternities leadership opportunities and developmental programming to enhance their educational experience. The SFL staff and graduate students serve as liaisons between the university and the six governing councils - the Interfraternity Council (IFC), the National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC), the Texas Asian Pan-Hellenic Council (TAPC), the Multicultural Greek Council, the Latino Pan-Hellenic Council (LPHC), the University Panhellenic Council (UPC), and organizations that are part of our affiliate program. This position will work specifically with our leadership program, Sorority and Fraternity LeaderShape Institute, which is planned during the fall and spring and is implemented mid to late May. Planning reunions and follow up workshops with attendees is also a large part of this role. Other duties will support the overall efforts of SFL and work directly with the SFL community.
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Sorority and Fraternity Life Organization Officer
SFL organization officers are defined as any student serving as an Authorized Representative for one of the following Registered Student Organizations: Interfraternity Council, Latino Pan-Hellenic Council, Multicultural Greek Council, National Pan-Hellenic Council, Texas Asian Pan-Hellenic Council, University Panhellenic Council, Order of Omega, and the Terry Scholars Student Association.
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Sorority and Fraternity Life Recruitment Counselors
A recruitment counselor is a current sorority member and unbiased mentor during formal recruitment. Recruitment counselors are women chosen from each of our fourteen panhellenic sorority chapters, however they remain unbiased and will be able to answer any questions you may have throughout the week of recruitment. A recruitment counselor is a current sorority member and unbiased mentor during formal recruitment. Recruitment counselors are women chosen from each of our fourteen panhellenic sorority chapters, however they remain unbiased and will be able to answer any questions you may have throughout the week of recruitment.
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Sorority and Fraternity Life Safety Education and Risk Management
Sorority and Fraternity Life (SFL) is an area in the Office of the Dean of Students that supports and advises over 70 sororities and fraternities leadership opportunities and developmental programming to enhance their educational experience. The SFL staff and graduate students serve as liaisons between the university and the six governing councils - the Interfraternity Council (IFC), the National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC), the Texas Asian Pan-Hellenic Council (TAPC), the Multicultural Greek Council, the Latino Pan-Hellenic Council (LPHC), the University Panhellenic Council (UPC), and organizations that are part of our affiliate program. This position will work specifically with the Office of the Dean of Student's safety education program, which is a state mandated program for almost 1000 registered student organizations. While located in the SFL area, this position will support DoS initiatives as well as SFL initiatives during the duration of the appointment.
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Sorority and Fraternity Life SOAAR Ambassadors
The Strengthening Opportunities for Academic Success and Academic Readiness (SOAAR) Ambassador initiative within Office of the Dean of Students focuses on student academic success, leadership skills, goal setting, and on-campus resources at The University of Texas at Austin.
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Sorority and Fraternity Life ULN: Intern
The University Leadership Network Internship within Office of the Dean of Students will focus on student leadership, programming, and experience at The University of Texas at Austin. Interns will be able to create leadership and training resources, as well as, contribute to area projects and events during academic year.
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Student Activitites Dean's Squad Leader
Serve the Office of the Dean of Students and UT Austin community in various capacities, including but not limited to representing DoS at activities/functions and supporting registered student or sponsored student organization leaders in their freedom of speech, expression and assembly. $9.10 per hour. (8-10 positions)
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Student Activitites Graduate Assistant: Dean's Squad
Assist in the management of the Student Activities and Office of the Dean of Students outreach programs, specifically the Dean's Squad program. Coordinate the recruitment, hiring, training and supervision of the Dean's Squad student-staff team. Extensive in-person, email and telephone contact with students, faculty, staff, business and alumni. Assist with the administration of services and resources for student organization members, leaders and advisers. Assist with special projects and administrative tasks for the Student Activities area in the Office of the Dean of Students. Stipend of $1,100 per month, in-state tuition and insurance.
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Student Activitites Graduate Assistant: Facilities, Reservations and Special Projects
Assist in the management of indoor reservations and facilities work orders as well as special projects in the Student Activities area and the Office of the Dean of Students. Extensive in person, electronic mail and telephone contact with students, faculty, staff, businesses and alumni. Assist with the administration of services and resources for registered student organization members, leaders and advisers. Assist with special projects and administrative tasks for the Student Activities area of the Office of the Dean of Students. Stipend of $1,100 per month, in-state tuition and insurance.
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Student Activitites Graduate Assistant: Recognitions and Awards
Assist with the development and implementation of the registered student organization recognition and awards program and assist with special projects and administrative tasks for the Student Activities area of the Office of the Dean of Students. Stipend of $1,100 per month, in-state tuition and insurance. This position is open for Fall 2015.
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Student Activitites Graduate Assistant: Student Organization Center Assistant
Assist with the management of the Student Organization Center (SOC), a high volume student services office serving student organizations. Extensive in person, electronic mail and telephone contact with students, faculty, staff, businesses and alumni. Assist with the administration of services and resources for student organization members, leaders and advisers. Assist with special projects and administrative tasks for the Student Activities area of the Office of the Dean of Students. Stipend of $1,100 per month, in-state tuition and insurance.
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Student Activitites HornsLink Intern
HornsLink interns will support student organizations, educate the student body about HornsLink and coordinate outreach initiatives to increase awareness and use of HornsLink. HornsLink is a Web based platform that allows students to connect with registered and sponsored student organizations at the University of Texas at Austin. Students can find events and activities, explore opportunities based on their unique interests, advertise events, connect with members and conduct student organization elections. Students can also track their campus involvement in a leadership resume, enlist in the "Burnt Orange Society" and join organizations on campus.
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Student Activitites Student Organization Center Assistant
Serve as a point of contact for questions and information for student organizations at The University of Texas at Austin. Facilitate the daily operations of the student organization center, including clerical duties, processing of monetary transactions, creating operating procedures and providing customer service to the Longhorn community. $9.10/hr. (10-12 positions)
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Student Activitites Student Organization Development Intern
The Student Activities area of the Office of the Dean of Students offers many programs and services to the student leaders of registered and sponsored student organizations at the university. The student organization development specialist will work with student leaders to assist them in understanding funding opportunities available to them throughout the university. This internship will include researching funding opportunities and creating a detailed marketing plan to help increase awareness of these opportunities.
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Student Activitites ULN 2609 Team
2609 University is a location on campus newly developed to support the goals, philanthropies, mission and visions of over 1,100 student organizations. At this location, a student organization can meet with their organization members, learn about policies and allow their ideas come to life by working and collaborating with the Student Activities area in the Office of the Dean of Students. In order to support the vision and purpose of this location and the increasing population of student organizations, a student team, 2609 University support staff, is necessary to fulfill office functions, monitor building operations, provide customer service and support 2609 University building staff, students and visitors.
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Student Emergency Services Practicum Intern
Contribute and provide case management, threat assessment, and crisis services for undergraduate and graduate students to ensure a comprehensive and holistic approach to student emergencies, critical incidents on campus, student success, and retention. Address academic, financial, residential, student development, mental health, wellness, safety, and behavioral issues with students in need. This is a non-paid internship position.
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Student Judicial Services Front Desk Support
To provide clerical support for Student Judicial Services such as interacting with students, faculty, staff and the general public in person and by telephone; data entry and database maintenance, filing, proofing, photocopying, and other related tasks.
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Student Judicial Services Graduate Assistant: Student Judicial Services
Student Judicial Services (SJS) promotes academic integrity and other appropriate standards of conduct for students and the university community. This position is designed to give graduate students an opportunity to investigate alleged violations of University regulations, interpret and implement Institutional Rules as they relate to alleged individual student misconduct as well as student organization discipline. Benefits of Employment: • Salary of $1,100 per month. • Qualification for in-state tuition rates. • Comprehensive insurance benefits package. • Eligibility for "A" parking permit or parking garage permit (if available). • Hands-on experience working in student affairs and gaining experience that will translate in the individual's search for full-time employment in a higher education setting. This position is open for Fall 2015.
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Student Judicial Services Peer Ambassador
The Student Judicial Services (SJS) Peer Ambassadors is a select group of undergraduate students who speak with students that are about to participate in the SJS discipline process. The purpose of an SJS Peer Ambassador is to provide initial guidance and support to a student who is about to participate in the SJS process. Peer Ambassadors will explain what to expect from a meeting with SJS and clarify any questions the student may have regarding the discipline process. (5-7 positions)
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Student Judicial Services Student Conduct Advisor Committee
The SCAC is a registered student organization genuinely committed to ensuring that the student body lives by the principles espoused in the University's Honor Code. The SCAC provides the peer perspective on matters of student conduct and academic integrity at The University of Texas at Austin. The SCAC's job, above all, is to instill and promote the longhorn pride founded in the integrity and honor of the University of Texas. (5-20)
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Student Veterans Services Graduate Assistant: Student Veteran Services
Provide administrative and professional support to the Director of Student Veteran Services (SVS) and SVS staff, including management and support for projects and issues related to student veterans and military family members at the University of Texas at Austin. Stipend of $1,100 per month, in-state tuition and insurance.
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Student Veterans Services Work Study (VA)
VA work study students will assist the Director and Coordinator of Student Veteran Services in the following areas: • Assisting with dissemination of general information regarding Veteran benefits and/or services • Providing assistance to Veteran students with general inquiries about Veteran benefits via phone, email, or in person • Maintaining and organizing veteran-related files while observing FERPA regulations Position will pay $7.25 per hour to be paid every 50 hours up to the number of hours contracted to the work study employee
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