Number of Positions: 1
Status: Closed

McKinstry, 2nd Floor, Troy
Supervisor: Diane Angrisano

[email protected]


Graduate Assistant is responsible for overseeing various aspects of orientation/admission events. Graduate Assistant would be highly involved in programming and facility aspects of orientation/admission events and will be expected to collaborate with staff from several other departments on and off campus.


  • Research various orientation programming/events at other institutions.
  • Develop publications and invitations for orientation and admission events.
  • Maintain and keep organized previous orientation and admission paperwork or information.
  • Collaborate with other offices on campus regarding programming for events.
  • Participate on Orientation Committees as student representative.
  • Work directly with Coordinator in all aspects of event preparation and implementation
  • Assist Coordinator with event management and evaluation, including development of assessment methodology.


  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Knowledge of Word, Excel and Publisher.
  • Ability to take initiative and work well with minimal supervision
  • Ability to communicate effectively and be sensitive to students from varied cultural, economic, and educational backgrounds
  • Ability to work as a team player with all students (especially first generation college students), staff, and faculty
  • Strong overall awareness of campus resources
  • Flexible schedule to meet event needs

Time Commitments:

  • 150 hours per unit or semester (approximately 15 hours a week)
  • $1000 stipend
  • 3 credit hour waiver