Graduate

Student Affairs in Higher Education Program

Graduate Assistant Positions Available for 2018-2019

The Student Affairs in Higher Education (SAHE) program offers the following graduate assistant positions for the 2018-2019 academic year. Each position has a unique compensation package with a variety of tuition credits and stipend amounts. Please read the information carefully.

Graduate Assistant for Student Organizations and Leadership*

The Graduate Assistant serves in an academic year appointment working approximately 20 hours per week and reports to the Coordinator for Leadership Programming and Student Involvement.  This individual is responsible for several on-going and short-term projects that advance the vision of the Office of Student Development. Additionally, as part of a team of student development specialists, this individual may assist in the design and implementation of peer education, leadership development, intercultural engagement, and community service programs for students and student organizations.  The Graduate Assistant is expected to undertake all responsibilities in a manner that reflects the Catholic, Jesuit mission of the University as well as the principles of student development theory.

Remuneration: 12 tuition credits (6 per semester) and $16,269 stipend

*Additional required application questions found here

 

Graduate Assistant for SAHE Recruitment

The Graduate Assistant for Student Affairs in Higher Education (SAHE) Recruitment serves a 10-month appointment working approximately 10 hours per week. The GA assists the SAHE program chair and the Assistant Director of External Relations, Communications, and Recruitment in the coordination of recruitment efforts for the Student Affairs in Higher Education master’s program. The GA is responsible for on-going graduate student recruitment, coordinating campus visits and recruitment events, and assisting with admissions functions to move prospective students through to matriculation.

Remuneration: 9 tuition credits (4.5 per semester) and $8,134.50 stipend

 

Graduate Assistant for Teacher Education Advising and Support Services

The Office of Teacher Education in the College of Education serves as the focal point for undergraduate student advising and support services for students who are Elementary, Secondary, or Educational Studies majors. After undergoing advising training, the graduate assistant will work closely with the Assistant Dean for Undergraduate Advising and Student Services in a variety of activities related to advising and student support services, including group and individual advising, meetings with prospective students and their parents, assistance to a student leadership group, event planning, and updating of advising materials for students and faculty.

Remuneration: 6 tuition credits (3 per semester) and $8,134.50 stipend

 

Graduate Assistant for the Business Career Center

Responsibilities include assisting Business Career Center in providing services to College of Business Administration students. The Graduate Assistant will work with students on career development counseling, resume critiques, and interview preparation. Preference for this position will be given to applicants who have experience and/or interest in career services, counseling and/or human resources.

Remuneration: 15 tuition credits (7.5 per semester) and $16,269 stipend

 

Graduate Assistant for Graduate School Recruiting and Student Services

The Graduate Assistant will serve in a support role to the Director of Admissions and will be expected to work approximately 20 hours per week. The GA will be responsible for assisting with on-going graduate student recruitment and admissions operations. The GA will report to the Director of Graduate Admissions but will also work with the Assistant Dean of the Graduate School on various projects. It is expected that all responsibilities will be conducted in a manner that reflects the Catholic, Jesuit mission of the University as well as the principles of student development theory. It is preferred that the GA works during the summer terms as well, for which additional remuneration at the same stipend rate is provided.

Remuneration: 18 tuition credits (9 per semester) and $16,269 stipend

 

Graduate Assistant in Office of Institutional Research and Analysis

The Graduate Assistant working in the Office of Institutional Research and Analysis serves in a 10-month appointment working approximately 10 hours a week. Upon completion of a comprehensive training program, primary responsibility is to manage the post-graduation outcomes study. Additional responsibilities include providing support to research analysts related to survey research.

Remuneration: 9 tuition credits (4.5 per semester) and $8,134.50 stipend

 

Graduate Assistant for Career Advising in the Career Services Center

The Career Services Center at Marquette University seeks one half-time Graduate Assistant for a centralized career office serving over 11,000 undergraduate and graduate students plus alumni clients. Upon completion of a comprehensive training program, primary responsibility is to provide career counseling and advising to students. Additional responsibilities will include presenting a variety of career programs. This role will also include other duties befitting applicant’s specific areas of interest within the field of Career Services.

Remuneration: 12 tuition credits (6 per semester) and $16,269 stipend

 

Graduate Assistant for Campus Activities

The Graduate Assistant will assist in advising the Marquette University Student Government (MUSG) Program Board along with student organizations interested in sponsoring late-night programs. This individual is responsible for leading assessment and evaluation efforts of late night programming. Additionally, the Graduate Assistant will assist with programming, collaboration, and communication efforts for campus initiatives designed to engage Marquette students in campus life. Graduate student staff will be provided opportunities and are expected to contribute to other functional areas as determined by the Director of Campus Activities and the priorities of the office. The Graduate Assistant is expected to undertake all responsibilities in a manner that reflects the Catholic, Jesuit mission of the University as well as the principles of student development theory. The Graduate Assistant serves in an academic year appointment working approximately 20 hours per week and reports to the Director of Campus Activities and Student Involvement.

Remuneration: 12 tuition credits (6 per semester) and $16,269 stipend

 

Graduate Assistant for Intercultural Engagement

The Graduate Assistant serves in an academic year appointment working approximately 20 hours per week and reports to the Director of Intercultural Engagement. This individual is responsible for several on-going and short-term projects that advance the vision of the Office of Intercultural Engagement. Additionally, as part of a team of student development specialists, this individual may assist in the design and implementation of multicultural and social justice education, peer education, leadership development, and community service programs for students and student organizations. The Graduate Assistant is expected to undertake all responsibilities in a manner that reflects the Catholic, Jesuit mission of the University as well as the principles of student development theory.

Remuneration: 12 tuition credits (6 per semester) and $16,269 stipend

 

Graduate Assistant for the Alumni Memorial Union

The Graduate Assistant serves in one-year (renewable for a second year) appointment working approximately 20 hours per week and reports to the Associate Director of Marketing & Programming for the AMU. This individual is responsible for several on-going and short-term projects that advance the mission of the AMU and the Division of Student Affairs. The Graduate Assistant is expected to undertake all responsibilities in a manner that reflects the Catholic, Jesuit mission of the University.

Remuneration: 12 tuition credits (6 per semester) and $16,269 stipend

 

Graduate Assistant for Community Service

The Graduate Assistant for Community Service serves in a 10-month appointment working approximately 20 hours per week and reports to the Coordinator for Student Community Service Programs. This individual is responsible for working with the Coordinator, staff and students to promote intentional community service projects that promote a commitment to justice and community engagement. This individual will be the lead coordinator for Marquette Volunteer Corps, in which small teams of students volunteer weekly at a variety of local non-profits. Additionally, as part of a team of student development specialists, this individual may assist in the design and implementation of peer education, leadership development, intercultural engagement, and community service programs for students and student organizations. The Graduate Assistant is expected to undertake all responsibilities in a manner that reflects the Catholic, Jesuit mission of the University as well as the principles of student development theory.

Remuneration: 12 tuition credits (6 per semester) and $16,269 stipend

 

Graduate Assistant for Student Conduct

The Graduate Assistant is responsible for the recruitment, training, and support of Student Conduct Board volunteers. In this role, this individual will schedule board hearings and advise conduct boards on necessary processes and procedures. Additionally, the Graduate Assistant will serve as a student conduct administrator and will assist in student conduct procedures including hearing, review, and conduct database management. Graduate student staff will be provided opportunities and are expected to contribute to other functional areas as determined by the Associate Dean of Students and the priorities of the office. The Graduate Assistant is expected to undertake all responsibilities in a manner that reflects the Catholic, Jesuit mission of the University as well as the principles of student development theory. The Graduate Assistant serves in an academic year appointment working approximately 20 hours per week and reports to the Associate Dean of Students.

Remuneration: 12 tuition credits (6 per semester) and $16,269 stipend

 

Graduate Assistant for Sexual Violence Prevention and Education Programs

The Graduate Assistant serves in an academic year appointment working approximately 20 hours per week and reports to the Coordinator for Advocacy Services and Sexual Violence Prevention and Education. This individual is responsible for working with the Coordinator, Victim Advocate, and student groups to create a comprehensive, four year model of sexual violence prevention focused on educational opportunities and on shifting the cultural conversation about sexual violence on campus. This individual is responsible for several on-going and short-term projects that will effectively address the overall goals of sexual violence prevention, often through community development, organization, social norming conversations, and other avenues. Graduate student staff will be provided opportunities and are expected to contribute to other functional areas as determined by the Coordinator. The Graduate Assistant is expected to undertake all responsibilities in a manner that reflects the Catholic, Jesuit mission of the University as well as the ethical principles of student development theory.

Remuneration: 12 tuition credits (6 per semester) and $16,269 stipend

 

Graduate Assistant for Facilities and Events in the Law School

The Graduate Assistant (GA) will support the Eckstein Hall Law School Facilities and Events team. The individual will assist in the hiring, training, scheduling, and supervision of 40-50 facilities, mailroom, and welcome desk student employees. Responsibilities will include: creating and executing leadership training for student managers, as well as an overall training program for all student positions; developing and implementing an employee recognition program to help motivate and engage staff; mentoring and directing staff; and evaluating work performance. The GA will have the opportunity to learn the administrative side of managing a 200,000-square foot academic facility, as well as providing event support for more than 400 events annually. This position reports to the Building Supervisor, while also collaborating with the Associate Dean of External Relations, Events and Facilities, and the Event Coordinator. The GA will work 20 hours per week, which may vary to include evenings and some weekends (dependent upon event and setup/turnover needs) and will serve on an after-hours/weekend on-call rotation with the Building Supervisor. 

Remuneration: 12 tuition credits (tentative) and $16,269 stipend


Graduate Assistant for Student Educational Services (Tentative)

The Graduate Assistant for the Office of Student Education Services (OSES) will provide both direct service to students, as well as perform a variety of administrative duties related to the ongoing operations of both The Freshman Frontier Program and The Urban Scholars Program.

The Graduate Assistant will work 20 hours each week and will provide direct service to students, ranging from mentoring, to one-on-one study skills sessions, to career development advising appointments.  In addition to these direct service roles, the Graduate Assistant will be provided the opportunity to work closely with the full OSES staff in designing, planning, and implementing new and ongoing programming.

Remuneration: 12 tuition credits (6 per semester) and $16,269 stipend

 

Graduate Assistant for Engineering Leadership Programs (Tentative)

The Graduate Assistant serves in an academic year appointment working approximately 20 hours per week and reports to the Assistant Director of Engineering Leadership Programs in the Opus College of Engineering at Marquette University.  This individual is responsible for several on-going and short-term projects that advance the vision of leadership development and engineering programs in the college including, but not limited to, the Engineers in the Lead (E-Lead) Program. E-Lead is a three-year, curricular leadership program offered for undergraduate students enrolled in the Opus College of Engineering at Marquette University. E-Lead is a people-focused, technical leadership program centered on helping students learn to guide change, solve problems, and serve others. The Graduate Assistant is expected to undertake all responsibilities in a manner that reflects the Catholic, Jesuit mission of the University as well as the principles of student development theory.

Remuneration: 18 tuition credits (9 per semester) and $16,269 stipend

 

Graduate Assistant for Campus Ministry (Tentative)

Campus Ministry works in tandem with the Division of Student Affairs in living out the mission of Marquette as a Catholic, Jesuit University dedicated to pursuing truth, discovering and sharing knowledge, fostering personal and professional excellence, promoting a life of faith, and developing leadership expressed in service to others. Working with other team members, the Graduate Assistant will be responsible for providing leadership and/or support of ministry programs which include retreats, social justice education and outreach, reflection experiences, domestic and international immersion trips, liturgy planning and general faith development and pastoral ministry with young adults.

This assistantship in Campus Ministry includes a 10 hour per week commitment as a Hall Minister in a residence hall, covering housing, meal plan and parking, as well as a 10 hour per week stipended commitment working in the Campus Ministry office.

Remuneration: 6 tuition credits (3 per semester) and $6,000 stipend, room, board, and parking

 

Graduate Assistant for Student Association Professional Staff at University of Wisconsin- Milwaukee (Tentative)

The Student Association Professional Staff (SAPS) office provides advising and
administrative support for the Student Association at UWM. The purpose of the SAPS Graduate Assistant for SAC is to provide key advising and administrative support to the Student Appropriations Committee (SAC), the Student Association Executive Committee, and the Independent Election Commission (IEC).

Remuneration: 9 tuition credits (4.5 per semester) and $12.00 per hour (20 hours per week)

 

Graduate Assistant for Union Recreation Center and University Housing at University of Wisconsin- Milwaukee (Tentative)

Student Involvement is looking for an outgoing and dynamic individual interested in leading and managing all operations for the Union Recreation Center. The Rec Center manager is responsible for directly supervising a staff of twelve Rec Attendants, one lead worker, and one assistant manager. The manager is responsible for all staffing and supervision, including but not limited to recruitment and selection, training, scheduling, performance evaluations, payroll, coaching and disciplinary action. The manager is also responsible for maintaining all equipment and inventory, working with our contract vendors and suppliers, and managing all Rec Center financials. Additionally, this graduate student would work in University Housing with professional staff, student staff and residents within the residence halls (Cambridge Commons, Sandburg Hall, Purin, Kenilworth and RiverView) in a paraprofessional capacity. They would assume responsibility for providing student assistance, peer counseling, developing and implementing educational and social events for residents, leadership development, and academic success. The selected candidate will have the opportunity to connect with students and colleagues throughout the Student Union and Division and learn about student development and co-curricular involvement at a large, urban university.

Remuneration: 6 tuition credits (3 per semester), $12.00 per hour (20 hours per week) room and board

 

Graduate Assistant for Sociocultural Programming at University of Wisconsin- Milwaukee (Tentative)

Student Involvement – Sociocultural Programming is looking for a creative, organized student employee who is passionate about serving the campus community by developing programs that promote awareness and understanding of diverse identities, social justice and urban issues. This individual will help plan a calendar of events each semester that reflect the diverse interests of students at UWM. This includes the opportunity to partner with student organizations, campus departments, faculty, etc. The selected candidate will be expected to develop a comprehensive understanding of program management, and maintain frequent contact with programming partners (event services, marketing, etc.). The selected candidate will also have the opportunity to learn a great deal about student development and co-curricular involvement at a large, public, urban research university and to connect with colleagues throughout the Division.

Remuneration: 9 tuition credits (4.5 per semester) and $12.00 per hour (20 hours per week

 

Graduate Assistant for Fraternity and Sorority Life and University Housing at University of Wisconsin- Milwaukee (Tentative)

Student Involvement is looking for a graduate student employee to serve as an advisor, coach, and resource for the fraternity and sorority community. This individual will provide support for the governing councils and chapter leadership, as well as leadership for programs developed by the department. This includes the opportunity to directly advise student organizations; plan events and activities; participate in the development of leadership curriculum and resources; create marketing and communication materials; and facilitate trainings for the fraternity and sorority community. Additionally, this graduate student would work in University Housing with professional staff, student staff and residents within the residence halls (Cambridge Commons, Sandburg Hall, Purin, Kenilworth and RiverView) in a paraprofessional capacity. They would assume responsibility for providing student assistance, peer counseling, developing and implementing educational and social events for residents, leadership development, and academic success. The selected candidate will also have the opportunity to learn about student development and co-curricular involvement at a large, public, urban research university and to connect with colleagues throughout the Division of Student Affairs.

Remuneration: 6 tuition credits (3 per semester), $12.00 an hour (20 hours per week), room and board


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