SUNY Oswego

    Graduate Assistantship - 0222-GPP Student Outreach and Support GA - Dean of Students Office

    Department: Dean of Students Office

    Graduate Assistant - Pre-Professional
    20 Hours per Week

    Unit/Division:  Dean of Students Office

    Semester(s) Graduate Assistant is Needed:  Fall 2024 & Spring 2025

    Name of Person who will Supervise GA:  Magdalena Rivera 

    Supervisor Job Title:  Assistant Dean of Students - Student Outreach and Support

    GA Supervisor Email:

    Number of Hours Expected to Work Each Week:  20

    Location where GA will Report to Work:  501 Culkin Hall

    What is the date that the review process will start for applicants?
    March 25, 2024

    What is the date you will make a final decision regarding the selection of the candidate for this position?
    May 31, 2024

    Compensation: $6,250 per semester to be split between stipend and tuition-negotiable. Must take some money in both stipend and tuition. 

    Job Description and Key Responsibilities including Virtual/Remote Expectations:
    This position may be done remotely approximately 25% of the time.
    Research and propose improvements to website information provided to commuters and off campus students.
    Review data from various campus surveys regarding the student life experience of commuters and off campus students.
    Research best practices on how colleges and universities provide services to off campus students and commuters (reference NASPA and other professional organizations as well).
    Work with Assistant Dean of Students and others to assess the needs and experiences of commuters and off campus students, review existing data. Collaborate with Student Association (SA) on efforts to inform students of community housing options.
    Work with Office of the Dean of Students (ODS) and the Student Association (SA) on ways to share with students information about tenants rights in NYS. In collaboration with ODS staff, work with local agencies and campus offices on outreach to off campus students.
    Attend community event, task force meetings to be informed of community issues that may impact off campus students and commuters.
    Under the direction of the Assistant Dean of Students, support existing efforts (by community groups, associations, town/city committees) that focus on improving neighbor relationships.  This may include attending meetings, collaborating on articles and outreach. 
    Determine ways that the office/staff can be involved in order to monitor off campus issues and ways that ODS can be part of community relations efforts. Provide resource listing for students including legal aid staff.  When needed, provide referral information to local legal aid offices and/ or the Student Association attorney.
    Liaise with Student Association leaders to work on ways to engage off campus and commuter students.
    Support efforts to organize fairs or other events specifically addressing the needs of commuters and off campus students including off campus housing fair.
    Support all ODS services and programs (Outreach, programs development). Serve on campus committees coordinated by the ODS staff.
    Help to develop promotional and marketing materials and assist with outreach and programming events held by ODS (tabling, coordinating meetings or training events).
    Support ODS functions (attend meetings, events, office hours, communication plans, and work as needed with other student workers and volunteers).

     List any Learning Outcomes related to the GAs Academic Program:
    Leadership. Understand Student Affairs and its impact, Learn connect with
    resources and develop resources. Have a full understanding of the needs and
    issues off campus students, and commuter students face.

    Any restrictions to the type of student who would be eligible?
    In academic good standing. Enrolled in a graduate program. 

    What behavioral expectations do you have? For example, what is your preferred communication timeline for a GA who needs to call out sick?
    The GA will report to the Assistant Dean of Students- Student Outreach and Support, and will attend regular one-on-one meetings with supervisor
    Will attend Student Affairs and ODS staff meetings and training events
    Maintain good working relationships with staff, faculty, and students
    Participate in Divisional leadership training or other professional development as schedule allows
    Serve as liaison with student organizations and student leaders
    Attend meetings and campus programs as directed
    Support College policies and guidelines
    Demonstrate professionalism
    Maintain confidentiality in a student-centered office

    Would you like to formally express your interest in this position? 

    The information in this form will be sent directly to the supervisor indicated for this position above. 
    A confirmation email with the supervisor's name and email will be sent to you after you complete the form.

    All subsequent communication regarding  this position should be made directly with the supervisor by utilizing the email provided.