SUNY Oswego

    Graduate Assistantship - 0113-GAS20 (Curriculum and Instruction)

    Department: School of Education / Curriculum & Instruction
    Graduate Assistant for Academic Support
    20 Hours Per Week

    Unit/Division:  SOE / Curriculum & Instruction

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

    Name of Person who will Supervise GA:  Sandra Kyle

    Supervisor Job Title:  C & I Department Advisement Coordinator

    Supervisor Department: Curriculum & Instruction

    GA Supervisor Email:

    Number of Hours Expected to Work Each Week: 20

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

    Location where GA will Report to Work: 102 Wilber Hall

    What is the date that the review process will start for applicants?

    What is the date you will make a final decision regarding the selection of the candidate for this position?   6/15/2024

    Job Description and Key Responsibilities including Virtual/Remote Expectations:

    Up to 25% remote work possible.

    The Graduate Assistant will work to maintain the department’s student advisement database; assist with enrollment reports, and maintain current, accurate department information about students in our majors.  Information will include: change of major, addition of second major or minor, declaration of concentration, advisor assignments, GPA requirements, and tracking students are moving into/through block 1, 2, 3 or 4 each semester to help inform our scheduling and registration numbers and needs.  This assistant works directly with the advisement coordinator.  The ideal candidate will have working general knowledge and understanding of NYS Teacher Certification requirements, SUNY General Education, major degree requirements, as well as forms and procedures to assist and inform students and faculty advisors during advisement, registration, add/drop and withdrawal periods. 
    The assistant will:
    ·         maintain regular office hours each week
    ·         maintain records electronically
    ·         assist first year advisor(s)
    ·         assist advisees of faculty advisors who are on sabbatical
    ·         assist freshman and transfers students with advisement, referrals, and transition to campus
    ·         assist Academic Probation Advisors to maintain records
    ·         provide Advisory Workshop(s) for undergraduate students on relevant/timely topics, such as: registration; Common Core/Next Generation Learning Standards; Teacher Certification Exams; Block One Group Advisement; Certification Application process; Adding Certifications; and Using Tk20/Watermark (SOE electronic portfolio system).

    Primarily this position is considered “in-person”, though can be carried out electronically if we are required to work remotely.  We have been successful in using available technology to complete all tasks as needed. While working remotely there would be an expectation for access to internet and technology that includes attending a weekly group team meeting, hosting online virtual drop-in hours and and 1:1 or small group meetings with students;  along with individual training with the advisement coordinators.

    List any Learning Outcomes related to the GAs Academic Program:
    Learning outcomes for this position include professional and soft skills such as: communication skills; teamwork; problem solving; leadership; interpersonal skills; adaptability; work ethic; time management and attention to detail. This position provides an opportunity to work with students and faculty in a professional setting, as well as planning and organizing toward specific goals.

    Any restrictions to the type of student who would be eligible?

    Must be accepted to a Graduate Program.
    Should have a fair working knowledge of Google Sheets or Excel spreadsheet(s).
    Student with working general knowledge of NY State Teacher Certification preferred.

    What behavioral expectations do you have? For example, what is your preferred communication timeline for a GA who needs to call out sick?
    Behavioral expectations include a positive and professional standard of presentation; maintaining a regular schedule and office hours to meet with students; contact supervisor directly by phone and/or email for sick call (allowing for communication about rescheduling student appointments and shifting important or timely tasks to others).

    Registration is no longer available because the registration deadline has passed.