A strength of the program is that virtually all students receive high-quality graduate assistantships in the Division of Student Affairs other related divisions/departments within the university.
If you are employed as a graduate assistant and are considered a non-resident, you are eligible for a tuition waiver to grant you in-state tution and fees. In order to receive this waiver, you must submit a Non-Resident Tuition Waiver Form to your employer prior to the first day of classes of a given semester. The form must also be sent to your academic department for approval. These forms are found on the Office of Graduate Studies Web page.
Please note that not all graduate assistantship positions may be available at all times and not all available positions may be listed in the examples below. Current applicants should refer to materials distributed as part of the application process for up-to-date listings and detailed position descriptions.
If you have questions about the assistantship matching process, please contact Cynthia Hernandez at email@example.com.
Athletic Academic Affairs
Participates in support services related to the academic advising of student athletes. Assists in the collection and analysis of data to academic preparation and achievement at the high school and college level.
Office of the Vice President of Student Affairs
Assists with public relations, staff development, administrative support, and projects and programs which contribute to student services and student development within the Division of Student Affairs.
Student Financial Aid
Serve as an advisor to undergraduate students, prospective students and parents. Assist with loan entrance briefings and other on-campus presentations. Assist with student employee orientations and community service learning program. Opportunity to serve on department committees. Some evening and weekend work may be required.
Graduate Hall Director
Live-in position. Responsible for a hall of 120-675 students. Supervises an undergraduate staff of three to ten Graduate Hall Directors per hall. Serves, in part, as a paraprofessional advisor to residents by providing academic, social and multicultural programming through the staff hall council.
Responsible for the planning, implementation, and teaching of the Resident Advisor class. Assists with the assessment of residence life issues and the summer conference housing program. Coordinates the development, revision, and printing of posters and brochures.
Assist the Department of Residence Life in the development, promotion, and marketing of academic learning based communities and academic initiatives in the residence halls.
Assists in coordinating, planning and implementing family oriented events with an emphasis on major international and national holidays in the University Apartments housing complex. Also assists in the development of publications and advising community council.
Student Activities and Programming
Memorial Student Center
Acts as a primary advisor to one or more MSC committees. Advises students in programming activities, maintains financial records and budgets, and supports a philosophy of student development through program planning and production. Some evening and weekend work required.
Serves as primary advisor to the Ambassador student organization and secondary advisor to the EXCEL orientation program. Compiles data and prepares reports on ethnic minority enrollment and other information dealing with minority students. Assists in designing and conducting Multicultural workshops.
Graduate Assistants in the Department of Student Activities will have the opportunity to advise one or more high-functioning students organizations, create and facilitate student programs, and participate in departmental development programs among experienced colleagues. As a department, we have positions in Leadership and Service, Risk Management, Student Government Association and Extended Orientation.
Student Life/Educational Services
Alcohol and Drug Education Programs
Conducts educational programs on alcohol, other drugs, and sexual assault prevention. Performs research, coordinates outreach activities, and participates in planning process of major university events.
Student Health Services
Helps advise Aggie R.E.A.C.H. (Representatives Educating About College Health), a volunteer peer educator student organization. Plans, implements and evaluates health education programming for TAMU students focusing on primary prevention and health promotion in the areas of sexual health, nutrition, and wellness. Prefer undergraduate training in health or related field.
Off Campus Student Services
Acts as an advisor to off campus students, parents, and prospective students. Provides assistance with property management concerns and roommate conflicts and coordinates educational, social and service outreach programs for off campus students.
Women's and Gender Equity Resource Center
Plans, implements, and evaluates educational programs on women's issues, including, but not limited to sexual assault, sexual harassment, eating disorders, and gender differences. Helps implement and advise peer education student organizations that focus on women's issues and gender differences. Performs research and assessment, coordinates outreach programs, and participates in planning special events (i.e., Women's Week).
New Student Programs
Assist in the development and implementation of New Student Conferences and Welcome Week activities; creating, editing and publishing handbooks and newsletters; and advising student orientation leaders.