This book contains narratives written by new professionals about their introduction and transitions into Student Affairs. This book is a useful resource inviting new professionals, supervisors, and faculty to think differently about the on-going education and needs of new professionals, while offering a new perspective for optimizing new professionals' experiences.
Peter M. Magolda is a professor in Miami University's Student Affairs in Higher Education program. He teaches educational anthropology and research seminars, and his scholarship focuses on ethnographic studies of college students and critical issues in qualitative research. Jill Ellen Carnaghi has been at Washington University in St. Louis since 1997 and currently serves as an Associate Vice Chancellor for Students and Dean of Campus Life. Prior to Washington University, Carnaghi worked in housing and residence life-from a graduate resident advisor at Michigan State to assistant director at the University of California, Davis, to Director of Residential Life at the University of Vermont. Carnaghi has been involved in professional associations, including serving as president of the American College Personnel Association (ACPA) and treasurer of the ACPA Educational Leadership Foundation.
CONTENTS ACKNOWLEDGMENTS PREFACE Peter M. Magolda and Jill E. Carnaghi CHAPTER 1. JOB ONE 2.0: THE NEXT GENERATION Molly Reas Hall Unit I CHAPTER 2. I AM NOT JAMAL DuJuan Smith Chapter 2 Discussion Questions CHAPTER 3. MAKING THE MOST OF THE LONG JOB SEARCH Craig R. Berger Chapter 3 Discussion Questions CHAPTER 4. SELF-DEFINING RELATIONSHIPS AND REDEFINING EXPECTATIONS Molly Pierson Chapter 4 Discussion Questions CHAPTER 5. IDENTITY AND THE JOB ONE EXPERIENCE Kevin Piskadlo and Christana Johnson Unit I Discussion Questions Unit II CHAPTER 6. STRANGER IN A SOMEWHAT STRANGE LAND David Stanfield Chapter 6 Discussion Questions CHAPTER 7. THE POSSIBILITY OF TRANSFORMATION Sarah Steward Chapter 7 Discussion Questions CHAPTER 8. RISKY BUSINESS: SECURING AND SURVIVING JOB ONE Kim Rutledge Chapter 8 Discussion Questions CHAPTER 9. COMMON GROUND, CLASSROOMS, AND CONVERSATIONS: FINDING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT IN UNEXPECTED PLACES Carrie Miller Chapter 9 Discussion Questions CHAPTER 10. GO AHEAD AND LEAP: THE REWARDS OF TAKING RISKS Kathleen Gardner and Craig Woodsmall Unit II Discussion Questions Unit III CHAPTER 11. THERE'S NO PLACE LIKE HOME? Shamika Johnson Chapter 11 Discussion Questions CHAPTER 12. BREAKING THE CHAINS OF MY SEGMENTED LIFE Matt Kwiatkowski Chapter 12 Discussion Questions CHAPTER 13. RISKY BUSINESS: WHY PLAYING IT SAFE SHOULDN'T BE THE ONLY OPTION Shiloh Venable Chapter 13 Discussion Questions CHAPTER 14. DEMANDING IDENTITIES: MULTIPLE IDENTITIES, SELF- AUTHORSHIP, AND CAREER DEVELOPMENT Will Simpkins Unit III Discussion Questions CHAPTER 15. JOB ONE: CONTINUING THE JOURNEY TOWARD SELF-AUTHORSHIP Rozana Carducci and Diana Jaramillo APPENDIX. MOVING INTO JOB ONE: RESOURCES AND RECOMMENDATIONS Stephanie N. Kurtzman and Jen-chien Yu AUTHOR INDEX CONTRIBUTORS