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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 Marquette University Available Assistantship Descriptions 

 

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 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 $17,100 stipend*

Graduate Assistant for Career Services Center

The Career Services Center at Marquette University seeks one Graduate Assistant for a centralized career office serving approximately 8,500 undergraduate and 3,300 graduate and professional stuents, plus alumni. 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 $17,100 stipend*

Graduate Assistant for the Center 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, 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 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 $17,100 stipend*

Graduate Assistant for Community Service

The Graduate Assistant serves in an academic year appointment working approximately 20 hours per week and reports to the Director of Community Service.  This individual is responsible for working with staff, students, and partners to promote intentional service experiences 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 nonprofits with a heavy focus on student leadership and reflection. Additionally, as part of a team of student affairs specialists, this individual may assist in the design and implementation of peer education, leadership development, and justice-related engagement for students.   

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

Graduate Assistant for the Law School: Events and Facilities 

The Graduate Assistant (GA) will support the Eckstein Hall Law School Building Operations and Events team. The individual will assist in 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 vary to include evenings and some weekends (dependent upon event and setup/turnover needs) and to answer brief inquires from student staff and supervisors outside of scheduled work hours.

Remuneration: 9 tuition credits (4.5 per semester) and a $17,100 stipend*

Graduate Assistant for the Office of Engagement and Inclusion: Leadership Programs

The Graduate Assistant for Leadership Programs 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 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 Leadership 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 $17,100 stipend*

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 $17,100 stipend*

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 $17,100 stipend*

Graduate Assistant for Recreation Sports

 More information coming soon.

Graduate Assistant for Residence Life: Communities

The Graduate Assistant for Communities holds a live-on, ten-month appointment in the Office of Residence Life and the Division of Student Affairs. The Graduate Assistant for Communities reports to the Residence Hall Director for University Apartments. The Graduate Assistant for Communities helps with responsibilities in the areas of advising, leadership development, supervision, programming and administrative tasks. In particular, the Graduate Assistant for Communities works with the Evans Scholars House, Apartments Programming Council, Honors Program, and other specialty residential communities. 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: 9 tuition credits (4.5 per semester), a $16,000 stipend, fully furnished one bedroom apartment, meal plan, and parking

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 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 $8,550 stipend*

Graduate Assistant for Sexual Violence Education 

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 a $17,100 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 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 $17,100 stipend*

Graduate Assistant for Student Educational Services

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 $17,100 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, event planning, and updating of advising materials for students and faculty. 

Remuneration: 6 tuition credits (3 per semester) and an $8,550 stipend*

 * Stipend amounts are subject to change. This current rate is based on this year's stipend amount. 

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University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Available Assistantship Descriptions

 

 Graduate Assistant for Fraternity and Sorority Life

The Graduate Assistant for Leadership Programs & Fraternity & Sorority Life will serve as an advisor, coach, and resource for the fraternity and sorority community at UWM. This individual will provide support for the four (4) Governing Councils (NPHC, MGC, IFC, CPH) and the 22 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.

Remuneration: $12 per hour, 20 hours/week and 6 tuition credits (3 per semester)

Graduate Assistant for Leadership Programs and Student Organizations 

This individual will have the opportunity to plan events, manage and develop leadership program curriculum, work with student organizations to register them and help them remain in good standing, participate in the development of training curriculum and resources for student organizations, supervise undergraduate staff, create marketing and communication materials, assess current programs and initiatives, and conduct presentations for various audiences. The selected candidate will also learn about student development, student leadership, and co-curricular involvement at a large, public, urban research university. They will also connect with colleagues throughout the Division. Depending on the selected candidate’s skills/interests and Student Involvement’s needs, responsibilities may include working with a combination of the following initiatives: The Ignite Leadership Institute, The Chancellor’s Leadership Program, Strengths for Students, Leadership Springboard, COMPASS, Student Involvement Fairs, Student Excellence Awards, Involvement Ambassadors, and The 414 Newsletter.

Remuneration: $12 per hour, 20 hours/week and 6 tuition credits (3 per semester)

Graduate Assistant for Residence Life

 More information coming soon.