30 Jan 2019

Filled SUNY Oswego – GA for IST Programming GA Position Hart Hall Global Living and Learning Center

Hart Hall Global Living and Learning Center – Posted by Magdalena RiveraAnywhere

Job Description

Job Description:

The Office of the Provost and the Department of Residence Life & Housing at the State University of New York at Oswego are seeking qualified applicants for a GA for IST Programming Graduate Assistant position; this is a part-time Graduate Assistantship (GA 20) in the Hart Hall Global Living and Learning Center. An average of twenty hours of work per week is expected for this position. One vacancy anticipated for the spring 2019 academic semester.

Posting Date:    September 2019

Review Date:     Review of applications will begin in October 2019 and will be on going until position is filled.

Selection Process: Applicants must apply to a SUNY Oswego Graduate Program before their GA for IST Programming application will be considered. After initial screening, which may include telephone interviews, finalists will be invited for on-campus interviews.

Compensation: Compensation includes a stipend of $5,000 for the academic spring 2019 semester term of employment.  An office space in Hart Hall will be provided along with free on-campus parking. Compensation is pending budgetary allowance and the stipend is subject to appropriate personal income taxation as determined by the IRS code.

Date of Appointment: TBD, (January or February 2019) with potential reappointment for a second year, upon successful completion of the spring 2019 semester.

Description of Responsibilities: The GA for IST Programming will be directly supervised by the Faculty Resident Director and support him/her in their efforts to facilitate a successful IST Program, Hart Hall Global Living and Learning Center’s academic program. The GA for IST Programming responsibilities also include the following:

  • Participation in ongoing training throughout the academic year.
  • GA position is 20 hours a week with the following breakdown – 10 hours of open office hours for students and 10 hours participating in training, completing task and assignments associated with the building’s IST program as assigned by the immediate supervisor, the Faculty Resident Director.
  • Implement and support IST activities for student learning, personal growth, cultural appreciation, and global awareness.
  • Serve as IST office manager including keeping an inventory of the IST office/storage space for equipment/supplies
  • Assisting the Faculty Resident Director with tasks associated with organization and inventory of the IST programming storage space on the 9th floor.
  • Assisting with coordinating the community service component of the IST Program including advertising, tracking, facilitating, assessing, and reporting community service opportunities
  • Present, participate and take notes at the Hart Hall Policy board meetings that are regularly schedule bi-weekly during the academic semester.
  • Manage the IST events calendar under the Faculty Resident Director’s supervision
  • Along with other Hart staff, coordinate and facilitate large-scale programming efforts within the hall including Global Awareness Conference, Laker Night, and Cruise Around the World events
  • Manage the IST Course on Blackboard under the Faculty Resident Director’s supervision
  • Keep an accurate inventory of the IST office, storage space within that office for Hart Hall equipment & supplies, organizing digital and physical records for the IST program, and submitting work orders for any necessary equipment repairs and orders for any supplies that may be need it.
  • Attend Hart Hall staff meetings as directed and deemed appropriate by immediate supervisor, the Faculty Resident Director


Required Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree and matriculation into a SUNY Oswego Graduate Program by the beginning of Fall 2019. The GA for IST Programming is required to maintain a minimum cumulative and semester GPA of 3.0 for the term of employment.

Preferred Qualifications:  Preferred qualifications include: 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.

Additional Information:

If you have any questions about the position, please email:

Maggie Rivera, Faculty Resident Director


Official transcript(s) for all degrees will be required if hired; background checks will be completed for finalists.

Application Instructions:

Email the Faculty Resident Director at magdalena.rivera@oswego.edu expressing your interest in the position and include an attached cover letter, resume, unofficial electronic copy of transcript, and references (names and contact information for three professional references).


GA Rules and Privileges

Job Code 261

Job Types: Filled, GA 20, and Other. Job expires in Endless.

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