Graduate Assistantship Opportunities for 2015-2016

All of the Graduate Assistantships for the 2015-2016 academic year have been filled. Please check back in the fall regarding applications for the 2016-2017 academic year.

Graduate Assistant Residence Hall Director
GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES: The GARHD is a live in position responsible for assistance with the administration and operation of a residential community. GARHDs are expected to enhance the living environment of the residence hall through staff and student development, resident outreach, community building, attention to facilities, and administrative organization including staff supervision. GARHDs manage small residence halls or assist with managing large halls. View Graduate Assistant Residence Hall Director job description.
Graduate Assistant for Learning Communities
GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES: This position will strengthen your leadership and mentoring skills through your work with undergraduate student mentors (Community Mentors) overseeing Residential Learning Communities. The GA is responsible for supervision of the CM’s including assistance with the mentors’ program planning ideas for their assigned communities, interaction with students in the RLC cohorts, and professional development of the CM’s through weekly staff meetings and one-on-ones. The GA also oversees training of the CM’s including co-teaching a 1-credit, 8 week mentoring class, and ongoing development of their CM staff throughout the year.  View Graduate Assistant for Learning Communities.
Graduate Assistant for Fraternity and Sorority Life
Fraternity and Sorority Life (FSL) will be hiring two graduate assistants to assist with the overall administration of the University’s Fraternity and Sorority Life program including serving as a key advisor for the College Panhellenic Council or the Interfraternity Council and United Greek Council. Positions will also gain valuable experience with Housing and Residence Life including assisting with RA training, serving as a conduct hearing officer and participation on various committees. View Graduate Assistant for Fraternity and Sorority Life – College Panhellenic Council Advisor or Graduate Assistant for Fraternity and Sorority Life – Interfraternity and United Greek Council Advisor.
Terms of Employment for all positions
  1. Enrollment: Employment is contingent upon admission to the Graduate College and acceptance into a graduate program at NAU. As a condition for retention in the role, the Graduate Assistant must remain in good academic standing, which includes the following: 1) maintaining a minimum semester and cumulative GPA of 3.00, 2) no grades of C or below, and 3) completion, each semester, of a minimum/maximum of nine (9) credit hours in Fall or Spring semesters which apply towards graduation
  2. Period of employment: Employment begins approximately mid-July and runs through the end of the spring semester of the same academic year. All Graduate Assistants are hired under a provisional contract that carries a probationary period of one semester during which employment status will be reviewed. It is encouraged that GA candidates view the assistantship as a 2 year commitment.
  3. Work Hours: The Graduate Assistant will work approximately 20 hours per week including evening and weekend commitments in addition to regularly scheduled office hours. Graduate Assistants may not accept other employment during the contract period.
  4. Remuneration: A stipend for a 9 ½ month contract (summer employment upon availability), student health care plan, and 100% tuition remission-fees not covered. The Graduate Assistant is obligated to adhere to the policies of their residential community, Housing and Residence Life, and Northern Arizona University.

If you have any questions, please email or call (928) 523-5840.