Filled Graduate Resident Mentor
Department: Department of Residence Life and Housing
The Department of Residence Life and Housing at SUNY Oswego is a leader in developing a premier residential environment where students are actively engaged in their learning experience. Our environment places student learning and success at the center of all our formal and informal programs, policies, procedures, and physical facilities. Our department encourages collaboration with other students, faculty, and staff in and out of the classroom to enrich the learning experience. Furthermore, our programs are directed to enhance students’ capacity and aspirations for growth intellectually, socially, aesthetically, interpersonally, and physically. The Department purposefully and intentionally provides programs and experiences that will offer our residential students a comparative advantage among college graduates.
The Department of Residence Life and Housing at the State University of New York at Oswego is seeking qualified applicants for our Graduate Resident Mentor (GRM) position; this is a live-in, half-time Graduate Assistantship in the Hart Global Living and Learning Center for the 2016-2017 academic year.
Posting Date: July 20, 2016
Review Date: Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until filled.
Selection Process: After initial screening, which may include telephone interviews, finalists will be invited for on-campus interviews.
Salary: Compensation includes tuition waiver for six (6) credits and $1000 stipend each semester. A furnished one-bedroom apartment and parking are provided; occupancy of the apartment is for the term of employment. A full meal plan is provided when classes are in session during the fall and spring academic semesters. Health insurance is available through the Graduate Assistant Union.
Date of Appointment: August 1, 2016, through May 31, 2017, with potential reappointment for a second year.
Description of Responsibilities: The Graduate Resident Mentor’s (GRM) responsibilities include facilitating the development of community among residents in the hall and on the GRM’s assigned floor, encouraging and supporting learning, mutual respect and appreciation of others. Other specific responsibilities include serving as Teaching Assistant for a one-credit course taken by all residents and assisting in the coordination of the community service component of the Hart Hall program.
Required Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree and matriculation into a SUNY Oswego Graduate Program by August 1, 2016.
Preferred Qualifications: An understanding of global and international issues; fluency in language(s) other than English; experience in teaching, community service, global or international endeavors and/or mentoring.
If you have any questions about the position, please call or e-mail:
Renee Landers Jennings, Associate Director of Residence Life and Housing
Official transcript(s) for all degrees will be required if hired; background checks will be completed for finalists.
Submit a cover letter, resume and names and contact information for three professional references electronically: