Student Affairs in Higher Education Graduate Assistant Positions Available for 2023-24

The Student Affairs in Higher Education (SAHE) program offers a wide variety of graduate assistantships each year. Each position has a unique compensation package with a mixture of tuition credits and stipend amounts. Please continue to check back for updates and additions to our assistantship list.

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 Marquette University Available Assistantship Descriptions 

 

Graduate Assistant for 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 Assistant Director of the AMU. This individual is responsible for several on-going and short-term projects that advance the mission of the Alumni Memorial Union and the Division of Student Affairs. The AMU Graduate Assistant will primarily work in the DSA Marketing office overseeing the project request process and supervising a student staff. While not necessary for the position, someone with an interest in graphic design, creativity, and social media would do well in this assistantship. 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 a $17,440 stipend*

Full assistantship description available

Graduate Assistant for 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, including resume critiques, and interview preparation.  The GA will also support career programming and the college’s career development course series.  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 per year and a $17,440 stipend*

Full assistantship description available

Graduate Assistant for Campus Actitvites 

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 a $17,440 stipend*

Full assistantship description available

Graduate Assistant for Career Services Center

The Career Services Center at Marquette University seeks one 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 a $17,440 stipend*

 Full assistantship description available 

Graduate Assistant for the Center for Urban Research, Teaching and Outreach

The Graduate Assistant will serve as the Coordinator of Programming and Undergraduate Interns for the Center for Urban Research, Teaching and Outreach (CURTO). The GA serves in a 10-month appointment working approximately 20-hours per week. The GA will report to the Director, and work in tandem to accomplish three core assistantship responsibilities. 

Remuneration: 12 tuition credits (6 per semester) and a $17,440 stipend*

Full assistantship description available

Graduate Assistant for Community Service 

The Graduate Assistant serves in an academic year appointment working approximately 20 hours per week and reports to the Coordinator for Community Service.  This individual is responsible for working with staff, students, and community partners to develop intentional community service and social justice experiences that promotes a commitment to justice and community. This individual will serve as the Staff Manager; overseeing hiring, training, support, community-building, and evaluation of student employees. The Graduate Assistant will also take a leadership role in Center for Community Service events such as Milwaukee Excursions: Connect & Serve, Make a Difference Day, Marquette Community Day of Service, and Community Service Fairs, working closely with student leaders, student program assistants, and community partners. 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 a $17,440 stipend*

Full assistantship description available 

Graduate Assistant for Excellence in Leadership Program (E-Lead)

The Graduate Assistant serves in an academic year appointment working approximately 20-hours per week and reports to the Associate Director of the Fotsch Innovation and Engineering Leadership Development (FIELD) Center 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 innovation and leadership development in the college and across the University including, but not limited to, the Excellence in Leadership (E-Lead) Program.  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 a $17,440 stipend*

Full assistantship description available

Graduate Assistant for International Education

The Graduate Assistant for International Education serves in a 10-month appointment working approximately 10 hours per week in the Office of International Education (OIE). As an office, our mission is to collaboratively work with the Marquette community to expand awareness, understanding, and knowledge of the diversity and interconnectedness of the world’s peoples and cultures. Toward that goal, OIE promotes internationalization by advising international students and scholars; developing vibrant partnerships with international institutions for student/faculty exchange and research; administering and broadening international service-learning and study abroad opportunities; and providing English language instruction. The GA will assist the OIE staff in achieving this goal by working in a broad range of international education activities and programming.

Remuneration: 6 tuition credits (3 per semester) and a $8,720.00 stipend*

Full assistantship description available 

Graduate Assistant for the Office of Engagement and Inclusion: Cultural Engagement 

The Graduate Assistant for Cultural Engagement serves in an academic year appointment working approximately 20 hours per week and reports to the Coordinator for Cultural Engagement and Services.  This individual is responsible for several on-going and short-term projects that advance the vision of the Office of Engagement and Inclusion. Additionally, as part of a team of student engagement specialists, this individual may assist in the design and implementation of peer education, intercultural engagement, and social justice programs for students. The period of employment will extend over the course of the academic year and may possibly include times for personnel or student training and development of center initiatives prior to the start of classes and extending beyond the end of classes, as necessary. The Graduate Assistant for Cultural Engagement 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 a $17,440 stipend*

Full assistantship description available 

Graduate Assistant for the Office of Engagement and Inclusion: LGBTQ+ Initiatives

The Graduate Assistant for LGBTQ+ Initiatives serves in an academic year appointment working approximately 20 hours per week and reports to the Assistant Director for LGBTQ+ Programs and Services. This individual is responsible for several on-going and short-term projects that advance the vision of the Office of Engagement and Inclusion. Additionally, as part of a team of student engagement specialists, this individual may assist in the design and implementation of peer education, leadership development, intercultural engagement, and community service programs for students, student organizations, and student governance organizations. The period of employment will extend over the course of the academic year and may possibly include times for personnel or student training and development of office initiatives prior to the start of classes and extending beyond the end of classes, as necessary. The Graduate Assistant for LGBTQ+ Initiatives 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 a $17,440 stipend*

Full assistantship description available 

Graduate Assistant for the Office of Engagement and Inclusion: Peer Engagement 

The Graduate Assistant for Peer Engagement Programs serves in an academic year appointment working approximately 20 hours per week and reports to the Assistant Director for Engagement and Inclusion. This individual is responsible for several on-going and short-term projects that advance the vision of the Center for Engagement and Inclusion. Additionally, as part of a team of student engagement specialists, this individual may assist in the design and implementation of peer education and intercultural engagement. The period of employment will extend over the course of the academic year and may possibly include times for personnel or student training and development of center initiatives prior to the start of classes and extending beyond the end of classes, as necessary. The Graduate Assistant for Peer Engagement Programs 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 a $17,440 stipend*

Full assistantship description available 

Graduate Assistant for the Office of Engagement and Inclusion: Student Organizations

The Graduate Assistant for Student Organizations serves in an academic year appointment working approximately 20 hours per week and reports to the Coordinator for Student Organizations and Activities. This individual is responsible for several on-going and short-term projects that advance the vision of the Office of Engagement and Inclusion. Additionally, as part of a team of student engagement 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 period of employment will extend over the course of the academic year and may possibly include times for personnel or student training and development of office initiatives prior to the start of classes and extending beyond the end of classes, as necessary. The Graduate Assistant for Student Organizations 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 a $17,440 stipend*

Full assistantship description available 

Graduate Assistant for Prevention and Education Programming 

The Student Wellness Center is looking for an outgoing and dynamic individual to serve a key role in the development and implementation of prevention and wellness programs, and to assist in the oversight of approximately 20 student staff members, volunteers, and initiatives provided through the Student Wellness enter. The Graduate Assistant serves in an academic year appointment working approximately 20 hours per week and reports to the Coordinator for Student Wellness Programs. This individual is responsible for working with the Student Wellness Center staff and students to promote a comprehensive program of prevention strategies, environmental modifications, and programming interventions focused on creating a healthier and safer student experience and campus community. This individual is responsible for several on- going and short-term projects that advance the vision of the Student Wellness Center (SWC). 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 a $17,440 stipend*

Full assistantship description available

Graduate Assistant for Residence Life: Assistant Hall Director

The Assistant Hall Director (AHD) holds a part-time, live-in, ten-month appointment in the Office of Residence Life as part of the Division of Student Affairs. Assistant Hall Director report to the Complex Director for the building. The Assistant Hall Director will provide help with responsibilities in the areas of student development, staff development, and hall administration. Additionally, the AHD is expected to fully participate in the programs and activities of the Office of Residence Life within the Division of Student Affairs. The Assistant Hall Director works with hall staff to help students in contributing to the development and sustenance of a community characterized by respect, caring and honesty and in advancing the campus ethos through behaviors which demonstrate respect for self, respect for others, respect for property, and respect for authority.

Remuneration: 18 tuition credits (9 per semester) and a $9,000 stipend plus a private apartment, meal plan, and parking

Full assistantship description available 

Graduate Assistant for Residence Life: Programming 

The Graduate Assistant for Residence Life Programs holds a part-time, live-on, ten-month appointment in the Office of Residence Life and the Division of Student Affairs. The Graduate Assistant for Residence Life Programs reports to the Assistant Director of Training and Development. The Graduate Assistant for Residence Life Programs will help with responsibilities in the areas of advising, leadership development, supervision, programming and administrative tasks. Additionally, the Graduate Assistant is expected to fully participate in the programs and activities of the Office of Residence Life within the Division of Student Affairs.

Remuneration: 12 tuition credits (6 per semester) and a $14,150 stipend plus a private apartment, meal plan, and parking

Full assistantship description available 

Graduate Assistant for Residence Life: Operations 

The Graduate Assistant for Residence Life Operations holds a part-time, live-in, ten-month appointment in the Office of Residence Life and the Division of Student Affairs. The Graduate Assistant for Residence Life Operations reports to the Assistant Director for University Apartments and Off-Campus Student Services. The Graduate Assistant for Residence Life Operations will help with responsibilities in the areas of managing the front desk program across university residence halls and apartments, hiring, training and supervision of the student Desk Managers and Operations Managers team. The GA for Residence Life Operations will assist with department administrative tasks. Additionally, the Graduate Assistant is expected to fully participate in the programs and activities of the Office of Residence Life within the Division of Student Affairs.  

Remuneration: 18 tuition credits (9 per semester) and a $9,000 stipend plus a private apartment, meal plan, and parking

Full assistantship description available 

Graduate Assistant for Residence Life: Sorority & Fraternity Life 

The Graduate Assistant serves in an academic year appointment working approximately 20 hours per week and reports to the Coordinator for Sorority and Fraternity Life.  This individual is responsible for several on-going and short-term projects that advance the vision for sorority and fraternity life. Additionally, as part of a team of residence life specialists, this individual will assist in the design and implementation of peer education, leadership development, and community service programs for a variety of Greek letter organizations on campus.  Graduate student staff will be provided opportunities as determined by the Coordinator for Sorority and Fraternity Life that enhance professional development and the priorities of the office.   

Remuneration: 12 tuition credits (6 per semester) and a $17,440 stipend*

Full assistantship description available 

Graduate Assisant 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 Communications Strategy and Enrollment 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 a $8,720.00 stipend*

Full assistantship description available 

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 Director of Student Conduct 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 Student Conduct. 

Remuneration: 12 tuition credits (6 per semester) and a $17,440 stipend*

Full assistantship description available

Graduate Assistant for Office of Student Educational Services: Student Success 

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 a $17,440 stipend*

Full assistantship description available

Graduate Assistant for Office of Student Educational Services: Tutoring 

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 the Tutoring office. This entails participating in the training of tutors, participating in the oversight of the front desk and student workers, building/space management, and engaging in all aspects of the Marquette’s tutoring program. In addition to these roles, the Graduate Assistant will work closely with the entire OSES staff in delivering services to Marquette students. This role will provide opportunities to be involved in Marquette’s student success efforts with an emphasis on improving student academic success. 

Remuneration: 12 tuition credits (6 per semester) and a $17,440 stipend*

Full assistantship description available

Graduate Assistant for Student Staff Development & Building Operations - Law School

The Graduate Assistant (GA) will support the Eckstein Hall Law School Building Operations and Events team. The individual is responsible for hiring, training, scheduling, and supervision of 40-50 facilities, mailroom, and welcome desk student employees. Responsibilities 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 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 provide event support for more than 400 events annually. This position reports to the Manager of Building Operations.The GA will work 20-hours per week, which may include evenings and some weekends. 

Remuneration: 9 tuition credits (4.5 per semester) and a $17,440 stipend*

Full assistantship description available

Graduate Assistant for Teacher Education Advising & 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 a $8,720.00 stipend*

Full assistantship description available 

 * Stipend amounts are subject to increase. This current rate is based on this year's stipend amount. Students will be notified if a change occurs.

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University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Available Assistantship Descriptions

 

Graduate Assistant for Residence Life: Desk Operations 

UWM University Housing is searching for a live-in graduate assistant that serves on the duty rotation with the live-in Residence Life Coordinators/Hall Directors. This role is approximately 15-hours a week with additional on-call responsbilities. It runs from August to mid-May and is renewable for a second year based upon performance. Housing has summer continuation opportunities if wanting to reside in Housing over summer months.  

Remuneration: On campus apartment, a partial meal plan, $600 monthly stipend and 6 tuition credits (3 per semester)

Full assistantship description available

Graduate Assistant for Residence Life: Living Learning Communities & Academic Initiatives

Come work at UW-Milwaukee in a role that focuses on supporting Living Learning Communities and Academic Initiatives within the Residence Halls. UWM is a public research university with a dual mission of access and research. In this role, you would focus on supporting the 15-20 LLCs by working with programming, large-scale initiatives, recruitment, and providing training to RAs and professionals on campus. You would oversee the Smart Panther academic initiatives series, and provide academic coaching to residential students in need. You would be a live-in member of the professional staff on-call rotation to respond to crisis situations. There are also opportunities for committee involvement and special projects based on your passion areas related to recruitment and selection, social justice, training, assessment, and orientation. 

Remuneration: On campus apartment, partial meal plan, $600 monthly stipend, and 6 tuition credits (3 per semester)

Full assistantship description available

Graduate Assistant for Residence Life: Student Leadership & Programming 

UWM University Housing is searching for a live-in graduate assistant that serves on the duty rotation with the live-in Residence Life Coordinators/Hall Directors. This role is approximately 15-hours a week with additional on-call responsbilities. It runs from August to mid-May and is renewable for a second year based upon performance. Housing has summer continuation opportunities if wanting to reside in Housing over summer months.  

Remuneration: On campus apartment, a partial meal plan, $600 monthly stipend and 6 tuition credits (3 per semester)

Full assistantship description available

Graduate Assistant for Student Association Professional Staff (SAPS) 

The Student Association Professional Staff is looking for an outgoing and dynamic student employee to serve as an advisor and records manager. This individual will provide support, guidance, and leadership for records management and student governance appointments. The selected candidate will also have the opportunity to learn a great deal about student development and co-curricular engagement at a large, public, urban research university and to connect with colleagues throughout the Division of Student Affairs. 

Remuneration: $14 per hour (pays bi-weekly) and 9 tuition credits 

Full assistantship description available