VSA Program Assistant Application for Employment

VSA Program Assistant Application for Employment

Job Description & Qualifications: The Program Assistant (PA) position is a pivotal position within the VSA summer office staff, responsible for managing a variety of tasks essential to VSA operations. The work of the PA ensures that day-to-day operations run smoothly for all VSA parties, including residential life programming, academic and classroom requests, parent questions and concerns, and student needs. PAs work with and report to the VSA Residential Leadership Team, though as a group, they will be, supervised by the VSA Logistics Manager. Individual tasks and assignments will vary according to strengths, schedules, and interests of each PA, but general responsibilities include establishing a friendly and professional point of contact in the VSA office, directing calls, managing medication procedures, monitoring supply and equipment inventory, handling academic requests for materials, and assisting with all Check-in/Check-out procedures. Additionally, the Program Assistant serves as a responsible adult presence to VSA students and staff in the residential hall. Program Assistants will work closely with each other and all members of residential life to form a team of individuals dedicated to fostering a safe and supportive residential community that prioritizes student wellbeing. 


This position would be a good fit for undergraduate or graduate students wishing to learn more about academic residential programs from an administrative perspective.


2016 - 2017 VSA Program Assistant Application Due Date: February 1, 2017


2017 VSA Dates of Employment: June 1 - July 30, 2017. VSA Program Assistants must be available for the entire duration of the summer academy and may not hold any other jobs during employment with VSA.


For more information about our programs and position details, visit the Vanderbilt Programs for Talented Youth website at www.pty.vanderbilt.edu. Thanks for your interest!