SUNY Oswego

    Graduate Assistantship - 0112-GAS20 (EXCEL/Service-Learning)

    Department: EXCEL/Academic Affairs

    Graduate Assistant for Academic Support
    20 Hours per Week

    Unit/Division:  EXCEL 

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

    Name of Person who will Supervise GA:  Jenn Joyce

    Supervisor Job Title: Service Learning Coordinator

    GA Supervisor Email:

    Supervisor Department: 

    Number of Hours Expected to Work Each Week:  20

    Tuition: $2718 per semester
    Stipend: $1200 per semester

    Location where GA will Report to Work:  145 Marano Campus Center

    Date that the review process will start?

    Date the Department will make a final decision regarding the selection of the candidate for the position?   5/31/2024

    Job Description and Key Responsibilities including Virtual/Remote Expectations:
     Up to 25% of this position can be done virtually.

    This position will provide experience in higher education through EXCEL:
    Experiential Courses and Engaged Learning, under the Division of Academic
    Affairs. The Service-Learning Graduate Assistant will support service-learning
    and the Focus Forward and Oswego Children’s Project school-based
    cooperative programs.
    The Service-Learning Graduate Assistant will work closely with the Focus
    Forward Program Coordinator and Service-Learning Coordinator to support
    undergraduate participants enrolled in service-learning courses.
    Key responsibilities will include assisting in the recruitment and training of
    undergraduate mentors, conducting interviews for potential mentors, assisting
    with overall program development, assisting with program assessment, and
    acting in a supporting role in courses like GST 102, 302, 303, 311, and 312.
    Other responsibilities include supporting campus and community outreach and
    administrative support. Seasonal responsibilities include event planning for
    campus visits and a yearly recognition celebration.

    List any Learning Outcomes related to the GAs Academic Program:
    The GA will gain an enhanced understanding of experiential programs in higher
    education, their types, and development, including service learning and
    internships/co-ops. The GA will gain important skills in program development
    and assessment. The GA will gain valuable experience conducting interviews,
    selecting and training candidates, and mentoring undergraduates.
    Any restrictions to the type of student who would be eligible?
     Valid U.S. driver's license, matriculated graduate student

    What behavioral expectations do you have? For example, what is your preferred communication timeline for a GA who needs to call out sick?
    GA will coordinate with the supervisor to establish a plan for working hours. GA
    will be prepared to communicate via regular e-mail correspondence and Zoom
    meetings if work is done remotely. GA will use preferred communication
    channels such as e-mail to notify the supervisor if work must be missed. GA
    and the coordinator will discuss potential remote work plans.

    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.