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Graduate Assistantships

Position Overviews

Please note that there may be some changes to the compensation packages offered in the future.

  • Assistant Coordinator: The Assistant Coordinator is a graduate student employed for 20 hours weekly (10 office hours and 10 out of office). The Assistant Coordinator reports directly to a Residence Coordinator and assists in the administration of a residence hall or complex housing from 500-700 students. This is a high student contact live-in position and requires enthusiasm for working with undergraduates. An apartment in the hall or complex, a stipend, and a partial tuition waiver is provided as a part of the compensation.
  • Assistant Coordinator for Community Development: The Assistant Coordinator for Community Development is a graduate student employed for 20 hours weekly. This position assists with the recruitment, selection, and training of all student staff members, including Resident Assistants, Night Staff, and Receptionists, as well as for recruiting, training, and co-advising student Conduct Board members. This position works with various aspects of the student conduct process, including assisting in Conduct Coordinator database management and Clery Act compliance; training staff on the use and function of the database; trouble shooting problems when they occur; updating student files when appropriate; and ensuring accuracy of the data within the system. An on-campus apartment, stipend and a partial tuition waiver is provided as a part of the compensation.
  • Assistant Coordinator for Night Staff: The Assistant Coordinator for Night Staff is a graduate student employed for 20 hours weekly (10 office hours and 10 out of office). The Assistant Coordinator assists the Residence Coordinator for Cawthon Hall and Night Staff with the daily operation and administration of the Night Staff program. This position is provided with an on campus apartment, a stipend, and partial tuition waiver.

 

Training

Training for all graduate assistants occurs in July.

 

Qualifications

Generally, we seek students with significant residence hall experience at the undergraduate level (i.e. hall government, RA, etc.). Please keep in mind that we have a strong graduate academic program in Higher Education Administration and many of our Assistant Coordinators come out of that program. While we have had graduate assistants from other academic programs, the majority are in Higher Education Administration. 

For more information regarding Higher Education Visiting Days click here.

 

Graduate Assistants must be enrolled as a full-time, degree-seeking graduate student at Florida State University.

Should you have any additional questions, please feel free to call (850) 644-2863.

 

Background Check Requirements

These positions require successful completion of a criminal history background check.

 

Confidentiality Policy
These positions require compliance with University confidentiality policies.

 

Equal Employment Opportunity An Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action Employer

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