Number of Positions: 1

Status: Open

Albany Library, 3rd Floor

Supervisor: Kelsi-Leandra Lane
[email protected]

The HEOP Summer Institute provides under-prepared students with the tools, skills, and strategies needed to achieve academic success.  HEOP Summer Graduate Assistants are utilized to enhance the academic and social supports available to these students; as well as facilitate group and individual time management sessions, study skills workshops, and a variety of other activities that are used to prepare students for the academic year.


  • Meet regularly with assigned caseload of students
  • Maintain student records with counseling summaries of each session.
  • Provide support to program administrators for the planning, scheduling, and supervision of the activities during the Summer Institute.
  •  Participate in HEOP student activities; including planning, evaluation, and supervision of group outings.
  • Assist in the training, supervision, and mentorship of summer student workers
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Strong communication skills (written, verbal, and active listening)
  • Sensitive to students from varied cultural, economic, and educational backgrounds
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Publisher, and Word specifically)
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to manage time effectively and prioritize tasks
  • Flexible schedule  for the duration of the Summer Institute
  • Ability to take initiative and work well with minimal supervision

Additional Information:

The HEOP Summer Program runs from July 6th – August 8th and the majority of the hours (150) will be completed within this time period.  Applicants must have ability to work some evenings and weekends.