SUNY Oswego

    Graduate Assistantship - 0114-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 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?  4/15/2024

    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 GA will assist with the review of each student teaching applicant’s academic eligibility; the assistant will routinely collect and submit data that will be shared between the department Advising Center, the Student Teaching Director and the SOE Field Placement Office. The Graduate Assistant will work with the Advisement Coordinator to review each candidate’s academic eligibility through in-depth transcript and Degreeworks review as well as to maintain a student teaching database. This assistant will help to maintain and update the office website and online schedulers, to include timely announcements, weekly office hours and links to relevant and reliable resources. This assistant will help to maintain the department’s advisement listserv, ensuring that academic advisement information is disseminated to faculty advisors and/or students in a timely fashion. This assistant should have working knowledge and understanding of NY State Teacher Certification requirements as well as SUNY General Education, major degree requirements, forms and procedures to assist and inform students and faculty during advisement and throughout the student teaching academic review. This assistant will maintain regular advisement office hours and appointments with students, and maintain advisement records electronically.

    The GA will assist:
    *first year advisor(s),
    *advisees whose advisor is on sabbatical during the year,
    *with transition, advisement and referrals for transfer students, and
    *department Academic Probation Advisors with record keeping. The assistant will 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).

    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.