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Student Life Graduate Assistantship Search

<span>Student Life Graduate <span>Assistantships</span></span>

GA Graduate Class 2013The Master of Arts in Educational Administration and Leadership with a specialization in Student Affairs prepares students for leadership careers in all areas of higher education student affairs, including: residential life, student advising, Greek life, recreation, leadership programs, multicultural affairs and new student programs.

A diversified fieldwork program provides practical application for concepts learned in the classroom in a variety of student affairs and related departments at Pacific and surrounding colleges and universities.  One hundred percent of graduates seeking employment find it by graduation or soon after.  Our graduates report more rapid career advancement as a result of the experience and skills gained in the program.

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Available Graduate Assistantships

Each year, the Division of Student Life provides Graduate Assistantships for students enrolled in the M.A. in Educational Administration and Leadership with Student Affairs Emphasis. The following assistantships are available for 2015-2016.

  • Residence Life (Residence Director) 

    The Residence Director, Residential Life (RD) serves as the primary administrator for a residence hall or apartment community. The RD will strive to create a living environment that promotes academic achievement, personal growth and development. Responsibilities include staff supervision, staff training and development, student group advisement, student conduct, student counseling, programming and general administration. This position reports to an Area Coordinator for Residential Life.
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    Questions about this position, contact Dan Ocampo

  • Residential Life (Functional Support Area) 

    Reporting to an Area Coordinator or Assistant Director, the Graduate Assistant for Residential Life will be responsible for the coordination and oversight of one of three functional areas: Leadership and Community Development, Residential Student Conduct or Staff Training and Development.
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    Questions about this position, contact Dan Ocampo

  • Fraternity & Sorority Life 

    The Graduate Assistant, Fraternity and Sorority Life (GA) serves as a primary administrator for the fraternity and sorority community. The GA will strive to create an environment that promotes academic achievement, personal growth and development. Responsibilities include: community oversight, building relationships with students, counseling and student conduct and general administration, plus two of the following: Interfraternity Council, Multicultural Greek Council, Panhellenic Association, Community Development, Greek Programming Board, or Leadership Development. This position reports to the Coordinator of Fraternity and Sorority Life.
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    Questions about this position, contact Leanna Neves-Bogetti

  • New Student & Family Programs 

    The Graduate Assistant for New Student & Family Programs (NS&FP) is a position designed to support leadership development in a key area of the Division of Student Life. The person serving in the position will assist in the development, planning and implementation of a variety of Orientation, Weekend of Welcome, Ambassador and Parent & Family programs. The Graduate Assistant will work closely with the Director & Assistant Director of New Student & Family Programs.
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    Questions about this position, contact Linda Dempsey or Courtney Sutton.

NOTE: As the academic year progresses, there may be additional assistantships that are added. If you apply before an assistantship is available, we will contact you to inform you of the additional opportunity.

Required Documents

To fully apply for a Graduate Assistantship, please ensure you have the following:

Timeline

February 11: Priority Application Deadline*
February 16-27: Phone Interviews
February 26 - March 1: Residential Life staff will be interviewing at the Osh Kosh Placement Exchange (OPE)^
March 9: Applications due from OPE candidates who have not yet applied to the Graduate Program
March 12: On-Campus Interview offers sent via email
March 29-31: On-Campus Interviews
Week of April 13: Assistantship offers will be extended

* Applications will be accepted and will be reviewed until all positions are filled.

^Participation at OPE is not a requirement to be interviewed for Residential Life positions.  If you are not attending OPE you will still be considered for a phone interview.

NOTE: This process is for the Graduate Assistantships, only. You must still complete the process of applying for the Student Affairs program.

Contact Information

General inquires about the assistantships can be sent via email to SLGrads@pacific.edu.

General inquires about the Student Affairs program can directed to Dr. Delores McNair, Program Director.

Student Life
University of the Pacific
3601 Pacific Ave.
Stockton, CA 95211

Phone: (209) 946-2365

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