SUNY Oswego

    Graduate Assistantship - 0116-GAS20(Curriculum and Instruction)

    Department: Curriculum and Instruction
    Graduate Assistant for Academic Support
    20 Hours per Week

    Unit/Division:  Curriculum and Instruction Department

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

    Name of Person who will Supervise GA:  Sandra Kyle

    Supervisor Job Title:  C & I Advisement Coordinator

    Supervisor Department: Curriculum and Instruction Department

    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? 04/15/2024

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

    Job Description and Key Responsibilities including Virtual/Remote Expectations: 
    25% of this position can be done remotely.
    Graduate Assistant for Graduation Database, newsletters and undergraduate student advisement -
    This assistant will work to review and manage a graduation database, and assisting the advisement coordinator to update DegreeWorks plans.  The ideal graduate assistant candidate should have a general knowledge and understanding of NY State Teacher Certification,  as well as SUNY General Education, major degree requirements, and college forms and procedures to assist students and faculty advisors during advisement and graduation review.  This assistant will work closely with the advisement coordinator and routinely interact with students, faculty and other offices on campus. This assistant will maintain regular advisement office hours, student appointments, and will maintain advisement records electronically.

    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 tasks as needed. While working remotely there would be an expectation for access to internet and technology that includes hosting online virtual drop-in hours, attending a weekly group team meeting, and 1:1 or small group meetings with students; and 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 set 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).