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Graduate Assistants, Simmons University, Boston, MA

The Office of Residence Life has a NEW open position for the 2018-2019 academic year specifically for Simmons University graduate students and Dix Scholars. This is the second opening for the 2018-2019 academic year. If you have already applied for the position you do not need to reapply, your application will be reviewed again in this process.

This live-in Graduate Assistant (GA) position will be the primary support for our full-time Residence Life Coordinator staff. GAs will help to oversee multiple buildings on the Simmons Residence Campus, housing about 350 students and 9 RAs. 

Graduate Assistants serve in the professional staff on-call rotation and serve on committees for the Office of Residence Life. GAs will work approximately 20 hours a week (not including duty), including 12 hours designated office hours per week. Compensation includes $15 an hour for office hours (up to $7,200 per year) plus a furnished apartment and an on campus meal plan during the academic year valued at $16,400. 

Simmons University graduates should wait at least 2 years after undergraduate graduation before applying for a GA position.

Minimum Qualifications: Ability to interact effectively with students from diverse backgrounds.  A commitment to a multicultural education and an understanding of the value of a women-centered college experience. Enrollment in a graduate program at Simmons College or enrollment as an undergraduate Dix Scholar. Course load and other outside commitments must be appropriate to the time demands of the position. GAs must also meet their academic obligations successfully, maintaining good standing in their graduate program. Students must be in good standing with the college. Graduate Assistants may not have more than 20 hours per week combined internship/ practicum and/or part-time employment on or off campus (outside of the Simmons GA position).

Preferred Qualifications: Prior Residence Life and/or Student Life experience.

For more information about the position, and to apply, please visit our online job description and application. The priority application deadline is Wednesday, September 19, 2018. Selected applicants will proceed to a phone screening and then an on campus interview. Applications accepted on a rolling basis.

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