University Housing Services currently offers five types of Graduate Assistant (GA) positions. To view currently available positions please visit Illinois State University Jobs.
Compensation: Stipend of $1,081 per month and tuition waiver for fall, spring, and summer semesters. The appointment starts August 1 and runs through mid-May with a 20 hour work week.
Required minimum qualifications for all Graduate Assistantships: Must be accepted into a graduate degree program prior to the starting date of assistantship contract with a minimum of 2.8 (on 4.0 scale) grade point average on the last 60 hours of undergraduate course work. Continuing graduate students must have a minimum 3.0 graduate GPA.
This GA will assist the Assistant Director of Facilities in the management of all facilities tasks and projects for the department.
This GA will assist the Assistant Director of Marketing and Assessment in the development of all marketing/assessment efforts for the department and VPSA initiatives.
This GA will assist the Residence Hall Coordinator(s)/Complex Coordinator in the overall management, programming, and community development of the residential area. The GA may indirectly supervise 9-16 paraprofessional/Student Leaders. This position will report directly to the Residence Hall Coordinator/Complex Coordinator and indirectly to the Area Coordinator.
This GA will assist the Assistant Director for Student Development in the facilitation and resolution of disciplinary cases originating in on-campus housing facilities. The work with student conduct includes conducting administrative meetings; as well as imposing and evaluating sanctions. In addition, they will assist in coordinating on-campus educational outreach programs for the student conduct process, and the development and maintenance of sanctions utilized by the disciplinary system to respond to student misconduct. The Graduate Assistant will also assist in updating vital summer conferences documents, creation of training materials and manuals, and outreach to conference sponsors. As time permits, this person may also provide assistance for other University Housing Services operations, including (but not limited to) policy manuals and website review, assignments, and billing appeals.
This GA will assist the Assistant Director with the department’s community engagement and student learning initiatives through the Residential Curriculum. Assistance with the Residential Curriculum includes: Themed Living-Learning Communities, Faculty Mentor programs, Student Leadership and Advising Organizations, and a variety of other tasks associated with programming in the residence halls. In this capacity, a variety of experience will be gained in residence hall living.