Graduate Assistantships

Student Services Coordinators

  • Available positions for 2021-2022.
  • Provide direct supervision to our residence community Front Desk teams.
  • Provide leadership in coordinating occupancy for our halls.

Position Description

Academic Success Coordinator

  • No positions available for 2021-2022.
  • Creates initiatives that support department-wide academic success.
  • Collaborates with student staff on floor and academic programming.

Position Description

Residential Life compensates for on-campus visits including travel and lodging.

Graduate assistants have a salary of $10,000 for 9.5 months of academic year employment, plus additional compensation for training days. Summer employment has a salary of $5,000.

Graduate assistants (GAs) receive full graduate tuition remission (at the graduate school tuition level rate), approximately valued at $10,658. Such enrollment shall not exceed twelve (12) credit hours per semester.

GAs have the option of taking classes and taking on a summer GA position, but this is not required.  Some Graduate students have chosen to take an off-campus internship in the summer.  Summer GAs shall receive full summer graduate tuition remission valued at $5,329.

Residential Life Benefits:

  • A one bedroom furnished apartment, including local phone service, local digital cable service, ethernet access, wifi, a washer and dryer located within the apartment: valued at approximately $725/month.
  • Contemporary office furnishings and an office computer.
  • Our pet policy allows one cat, one bird, or many fish.
  • A fiance, spouse, or legally dependent children may share the apartment.
  • Additional compensation for training. Valued at approximately $48 per day of training.
  • Utilize $400 professional development fund for your conference travel, organization memberships, and subscriptions.

Approximate 12-month package value: $40,307

Approximate 9.5-month package value: $28,718

  • Participate in a two-week fall training period.
  • Share your knowledge through training and program presentations; fall and in-service CA training, and other opportunities.
  • Join committees or present at Regional Student Affairs and Housing Conferences (including UMR, ATCCHA, MCPA, Spring Leadership Institute).

We are Proudly Associated with these Organizations:

  • Association of College and University Housing Officers-International (ACUHO-I)
  • Upper Midwest Region of the Association of College and University Housing Officers (UMR-ACUHO)
  • American College Personnel Association/College Student Educators International (ACPA)
  • Minnesota College Personnel Association (MCPA)
  • National Association of College and University Residence Halls (NACURH)
  • Midwest Affiliate of College and University Residence Halls (MACURH)
  • National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA)
  • American Association of University Women (AAUW)
  • Association For Student Conduct Administrators (ASCA)
  • Associated Twin Cities College Housing Administrators (ATCCHA)

We hope you find them comfortable and inviting, with modern furnishings, wireless internet, laundry, and adequate storage space. The apartments come in a variety of shapes and sizes, with a variety of amenities. We expect our live-in staff to adhere to University policies regarding smoking and alcohol.

Priority Application Due Date: February 7, 2021

Phone Screening Interviews: Mid to Late February

Finalist Interviews: Mid to Late March

Graduate Assistantship Offers Extended: April

To apply, complete a graduate assistant application and email it along with a cover letter, resume, unofficial transcripts, and three references to Peter Hausladen. The priority application deadline is February 7, 2021.

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