Student Affairs in Higher Education Graduate Assistant Positions Available for 2021-2022

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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 Available Assistantship Descriptions 

 

Graduate Assistant for Academic Integrity 

The Graduate Assistant for Academic Integrity serves in a 12-month appointment working approximately 20 hours per week and reports to the Academic Integrity Director. Marquette University is committed to developing students where integrity is an integral part of their character. This individual with will work directly with the Academic Integrity Director to manage, support, and promote the academic integrity system at Marquette University. This individual will handle correspondence regarding situations of academic misconduct as well as organizing and tracking all cases to ensure appropriate timelines are met. This individual will also contribute to new initiatives designed to promote integrity on campus. 

Remuneration: 12 tuition credits (6 per semester) and a yearly $17,100.00 stipend; summer hourly wage to be determined

Graduate Assistant for Arts and Cultural Programming at UW-Milwaukee 

The Graduate Assistant for Arts and Cultural Programs will have the opportunity to plan and implement artistic, cultural and social events, develop marketing strategies to reach a diverse student body, and advise students in the event planning process. Additionally, this individual will assist with liaising for 16 arts-based student organizations. The students this GA works with are generally art and film students who are very engaged and excited to be getting work and organization experience in their field while working on their degrees. There is an opportunity to help with oversight of student employees in addition to assisting org leaders with grants (including budgets) and events. The GA for Arts and Cultural Programs does not need to have art experience of their own, as long as they are excited about the value of the arts broadly for students at UWM. 

Remuneration: 9 tuition credits (4.5 per semester) and $12 hourly pay 

Full assistantship description available 

Graduate Assistant for Assessment 

The Assessment Coordinator serves in a 10-month appointment working 10 to 20 hours per week in the Marquette Office of Assessment. The office provides leadership and support for the assessment, innovation, improvement, and the maintenance of excellence in student learning for co-curricular programs, academic programs, academic support programs, and the Core Curriculum. The office collaborates with both academic, co-curricular, academic support, and student affairs faculty and staff to plan, design, and implement assessment strategies; analyze, report and disseminate assessment results; and most importantly use those results to inform meaningful action. The Assessment Coordinator GA position actively seeks to develop important knowledge, skills, and dispositions valuable for those students who wish to work in higher education settings while providing opportunities to meaningfully apply those skills in actual practice.  

Remuneration: 18 tuition credits (9 per semester) and a hourly wage equivalent to $17,100 

Full assistantship description available

Graduate Assistant for the Business Career Center 

Responsibilities include working with the Business Career Center team to provide services to College of Business Administration students and alumni. The Graduate Assistant will work with business students and alumni to provide career development guidance, resume critiques, interview preparation and support for job/internship search strategies. Preference for this position will be given to applicants who have experience and/or interest in career services, advising and/or human resources.

Remuneration: 15 tuition credits (7.5 per semester) and a yearly $17,100 stipend 

Full assistantship description available

Graduate Assistant for Campus Activities (Office of Engagement and Inclusion)

The Graduate Assistant serves in an academic year appointment working approximately 20 hours per week and reports to the Coordinator for Campus Programs. This individual is responsible for several ongoing and short-term projects that advance the vision of the Office of Engagement and Inclusion. Additionally, as part of a team of student development specialists, this individual may assist in the design and implementation of peer education and leadership development programs for students and student organizations. Graduate student staff will be provided opportunities and are expected to contribute to other functional areas as determined by the Coordinator for Campus Programs 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.

Remuneration: 12 tuition credits (6 per semester) and a yearly $17,100 stipend 

Full assistantship description available

Graduate Assistant for Campus Activities Board at UW-Milwaukee

Student Involvement is looking for an outgoing and dynamic student employee to serve as an advisor, mentor, coach and resource for the Campus Activities Board. This individual will provide support, guidance and leadership with programs developed by the membership of CAB. This includes the opportunity to assist students with event planning and assist students with creating marketing and communication strategies to reach a diverse student body. 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 and the Student Union.

Remuneration: 9 tuition credits (4.5 per semester) and $12 hourly pay 

Full assistantship description available

Graduate Assistant for the Career Services Center 

The Career Services Center at Marquette University is a centralized career office serving over 11,000 undergraduate, graduate students, and alumni clients. Primary responsibility of the Career Advisor is to provide career counseling and advising to students. Additional responsibilities will include developing and presenting a variety of career programs and seminars as well as other duties befitting applicant’s specific areas of interest within the field of Career Services. 

Remuneration: 12 tuition credits (6 per semester) and a yearly $17,100.00 stipend

Full assistantship description available

Graduate Assistant for Community Service - Staff Manager and Events 

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 and evaluation of student employees. The Graduate Assistant will also take a leadership role in Center for Community Service events such as Urban Connection, Make a Difference Day, Hunger Clean-Up, and Community Service Fairs, working closely with student leaders, student program assistants, and community partners.

Remuneration: 12 tuition credits (6 per semester) and a yearly $17,100.00 stipend  

Full assistantship description available

Graduate Assistant for the Excellence in Leadership Program (Opus College of Engineering) 

The Graduate Assistant serves in an academic year appointment (10-month) working approximately 20 hours per week and reports to the Associate Director of Innovation and Engineering Leadership Development 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.

 Remuneration: 18 tuition credits (9 per semester) and a yearly stipend of $17,100

Full assistantship description available

Graduate Assistant for the Office of 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 recruiting and 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; providing English language instruction; and increasing opportunities for faculty mobility. 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 yearly $8,550.00 stipend

Full assistantship description available

Graduate Assistant for Peer Engagement Programming (Office of Engagement and Inclusion) 

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 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, and intercultural engagement 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 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 yearly $17,100.00 stipend  

Full assistantship description available 

Graduate Assistant for Prevention and Education Programs (2 Positions available)

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 Director, Alcohol and Other Drug Prevention and Education Programs in the Student Wellness Center. This individual is responsible for working with the Director, 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). Graduate student staff will be provided opportunities and are expected to contribute to other functional areas as determined by the Director and the priorities of the 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 yearly $17,100.00 stipend  

Full assistantship description available

 Graduate Assistant for Recreation Sports

The Department of Recreational Sports embraces the Jesuit philosophy of education in developing the Mind, Body and Spirit and fosters the out of classroom experience. Recreational Sports will facilitate the transformational learning experience by engaging students in a comprehensive wellness and activities program to develop and promote healthy lifestyles, leadership development and lifetime skills and sportsmanship. Responsibilities include working with the Associate Director of Recreational Sports and other staff to plan, organize, and administer all aspects of recreational sports.  Will need a general understanding of recreation on a college campus and a passion for the field.

Remuneration: 12 tuition credits (6 per semester) and a yearly $17,100.00 stipend

Full assistantship description available

Graduate Assistant for Residence Life: Assistant Residence 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 Directors report to the respective Residence Hall 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), yearly $9,000 stipend, fully furnished 1 bedroom apartment, meal plan, and parking. 

Full assistantship description available

Graduate Assistant for Residence Life: Desk Operations at UW-Milwaukee

Come work at UW-Milwaukee in a role that focuses on supporting the Security and Service Desk operations within the Residence Halls. UWM is a public research university with a dual mission of access and research, and is the most diverse school in the UW system. In this role, you would co-supervise and help manage one of the Service Desks (approximately 8-25 supervisees). This would include recruiting, hiring, and training student staff to ensure a high level of customer service and supervision. 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: 6 tuition credits (3 per semester), single-room housing at UWM, $600 monthly stipend, potential partial meal plan

Full assistantship description available

Graduate Assistant for Residence Life: Diversity and Inclusion 

The Graduate Assistant for Diversity and Inclusion 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 Diversity and Inclusion reports to the Residence Hall Director for University Apartments. The Graduate Assistant for Diversity and Inclusion 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: 18 tuition credits (9 per semester), yearly $9,000 stipend, fully furnished 1 bedroom apartment, meal plan, and parking

Full assistantship description available

Graduate Assistant for Residence Life: Living Learning Communities and Academic Initiatives at UW-Milwaukee

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, and is the most diverse school in the UW system. In this role, you would focus on supporting the approximately 20 LLCs by working with programming, large-scale initiatives, working with RAs, recruitment, and providing training to students and professionals on campus. 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: 6 tuition credits (3 per semester), single-room housing at UWM, $600 monthly stipend, potential partial meal plan 

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 Coordinator for Residence Life Programs. 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), yearly $14,150 stipend, fully furnished 1 bedroom apartment, meal plan, and parking 

Full assistantship description available

Graduate Assistant for Residence Life: Student Leadership and Programming at UW-Milwaukee

Come work at UW-Milwaukee in a role that focuses on Student Leadership and Programming within the Residence Halls. UWM is a public research university with a dual mission of access and research, and is the most diverse school in the UW system. In this role, you would be the advisor for the Panther Activities Committee, which hosts late-night social events every Thursday at 9:27pm. You would also help support other organizations through helping with the leadership conferences and recruitment, helping students find their fit. Related to programming, you would also help organize some of the larger Housing programming series, like Homecoming and service events. 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: 6 tuition credits (3 per semester), single-room housing at UWM, $600 monthly stipend, potential partial meal plan 

Full assistantship description available

Graduate Assistant for Sociocultural Programming at UW-Milwaukee 

This position gets to work across campus to help plan and implement fun, engaging, and deep programs that highlight cultural diversity, connect students to the larger Milwaukee community, and focus on social justice issues.  In this role, the GA will have the opportunity to build relationships with students, faculty, staff, and community members, while building skills in small and large scale event programming.  Additionally, this position serves as the co-facilitator for a 6-week social justice leadership program, allowing for deep thinking and development in diversity, equity and justice work alongside facilitation skills.

Remuneration: 9 tuition credits (4.5 per semester) and $12 hourly pay 

Full assistantship description available 

Graduate Assistant for Sorority and Fraternity Life (Office of Engagement and Inclusion) 

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 of the Office of Engagement and Inclusion. Additionally, as part of a team of student development specialists, this individual may assist in the design and implementation of chapter and council advisement, peer education, leadership development, and community service programs for students and student organizations. Additionally, this individual will assist in the implementation and running of the Standards of Accreditation Program for chapter development and evaluation.Graduate student staff will be provided opportunities and are expected to contribute to other functional areas as determined by the Coordinator for Sorority and Fraternity Life 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.

Remuneration: 12 tuition credits (6 per semester) and $17,100 yearly stipend

Full assistantship description available 

Graduate Assistant for Student Association Professional Staff at UW-Milwaukee

The Student Association Professional Staff is looking for an outgoing and dynamic student employee to serve as a student government 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: 9 tuition credits (4.5 per semester) and $12 hourly pay with potential possibility for on campus-housing in exchange for on-duty responsibilities in Residence Life 

Full assistantship description available