Graduate Assistant Positions

The Graduate Assistant Positions closed Saturday, February 25, 2017 at 5:00 PM.

Assistant Hall Director

The Assistant Hall Director is a ten-month position in a residence hall of 100-750 students. The responsibilities of this position require 20 hours per week.  The Assistant Hall Director assists the Residence Hall Director in the administration of the residence hall, including the selection, training and supervision of Resident Assistants, individual counseling of students, administrative conduct hearings, and responding to the needs and interests of residents, with primary responsibilities in the areas of programming and advising of the Hall Council. In addition, the AHD will serve in an on-call rotation with some holiday coverage.

We would encourage you to examine the official job description.

Assistant Coordinator for Leadership Development and Programming
2016 Graduate Assistant Staff

The Assistant Coordinator is a ten-month position in which the person will gain experience in some or all of the following areas: working with the National Residence Hall Honorary (NRHH), Residence Hall Association (RHA), Programming Resource Center (PRC), student leadership conferences, and special events. The Assistant Coordinator will have the opportunity to gain advising and supervising skills and in-depth experience programming within Residence Life. In addition, the Assistant Coordinator will serve in an on-call rotation with some holiday coverage.   Follow this link to learn more about Missouri State’s RHA.

We encourage you to examine the official job description.

Assistant Coordinator for Apartment Living

The Graduate Assistant for Apartment Living is a ten-month position in an apartment complex. The responsibilites of this position require 20 hours per week. The Graduate Assistant works with the Apartment Coordinator in the administration of the apartments, including the selection, training, and supervision of Community Assistants, individual counseling of students, administrative conduct hearings, and responding to the needs and interests of residents, with primary responsibilities in the areas of programming and advising of the apartment council. In addition, the Apartments GA will serve in an on-call rotation with some holiday coverage.

We encourage you to examine the official job description.

Assistant Coordinator for Student Success Initiatives

The Assistant Coordinator for Student Success Initiatives is a ten-month position in which the person will gain experience in working with the living-learning communities (LLC) on campus. The Assistant Coordinator will have the opportunity to collaborate with campus partners and provide support with implementation of LLC signature events and LLC Welcome Events. The Assistant Coordinator will also have the opportunity to assist with implementing comprehensive assessment of living-learning community programs. In addition, the Assistant Coordinator will serve in an on-call rotation with some holiday coverage.

We encourage you to examine the official job description.

Benefits Package for Graduate Assistantships

  • $1,067/month for the ten-month appointment
  • Housing in on-campus apartment furnished during assistantship
  • 19-meal plan in campus dining centers
  • $150 in Boomer Meals (campus dining option)/semester
  • 15 hour tuition waiver per semester

Student Affairs in Higher Education Program

It is preferred that our graduate assistants enroll in the Student Affairs in Higher Education Masters program at Missouri State University. The program was developed to meet the staffing needs of colleges and universities throughout the nation. The goal is to develop individuals to successfully enter the field of student affairs administration in higher education. Enrollment in the program allows our graduate assistants the opportunity to apply the knowledge gained in the classroom to their experiences within the department.

To find out more about the Student Affairs in Higher Education Graduate Program at Missouri State University, click the link below:

http://education.missouristate.edu/StudentAffairs/