Graduate Assistants

How to Apply

There are two simple steps to apply for a Graduate Assistant position:

  1. After you have been accepted and have deposited to the Graduate Program through the admissions office, please complete the Graduate Assistant Application.
  2. Submit this application along with your resume to ria.carnavas@wagner.edu.
  3. These resumes will be reviewed by all departments seeking graduate assistants.

Graduate Assistants Positions are available in the following departments for Summer and Fall 2014:

Business Administration

The Business Administration Department has four graduate assistants. Each graduate assistant works 20 hours per week.

Responsibilities:

  • Type correspondence, course outlines, examinations, student recommendations, curriculum proposals; order textbook desk copies; maintain undergraduate and graduate business majors’ files; answering telephone and handling all requests of both present and prospective students as well as full and part-time faculty; responsible for all mail pick up and distribution to faculty.
  • Assist Director of TMBA Program
  • Assist Director of EMBA and AccMBA Programs
  • Assist Director of Business Experiential Learning Programs
  • Assist Coordinator with Assessment Testing.
  • Assist director of 5 Year Accounting Program; assist Coordinator of Volunteer Income Tax Program (VITA); assist Accounting Society with flyers and meeting announcements.
  • Responsible for all copy work and faxes for the department; scanning of scantrons and grading, etc.
  • Post notices of cancellation of classes; proctor make-up exams.
  • Assist faculty with research and/or classroom work.
  • Tutoring undergraduate Accounting majors.
  • Updating and maintaining departmental website.

Qualifications:

  • Proficient in various computer applications such as MS Word, Excel, Access and Power Point; organizational abilities; experience with managing web pages is a plus; Accounting major preferred
Please contact Arlene Wilk if you have any questions

Business Office (details TBA)

Co-Curricular (details TBA)

Custodial Services (details TBA)

Education Department, Information Systems

The Education Department is seeking a Graduate Assistant for 20 hours a week to work closely with program faculty and staff to implement a new information system and help manage our programs. The position offers graduate students the opportunity to take a leading role in understanding how to work with complex information systems to ensure smooth program operations and to target improvements in both operations and program quality.

Responsibilities

  • Work closely with the Chair and Departmental Administrator to implement a new comprehensive data system
  • Serve as the point person responsible for maintaining accurate data entry for all programs and graduates
  • Work with the Chair and Departmental Administrator to design standard reports for a range of program needs
  • Redesign and maintain integrity of paper filing system
  • Assist with all office responsibilities as needed, e.g., answering the phone, filing, scheduling
  • Other duties as needed

Qualifications

  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Strengths in logical thinking
  • Experience with or interest in developing information systems
  • Positive attitude, flexibility, and creativity
  • Attention to detail and follow-through on commitments and responsibilities
  • Self-starter who also knows how to work with others and keep people in the loop
  • Commitment to the Education Department Office Ethos

Application

The College’s investment in graduate students is significant, and the Department counts on highly reliable and productive GAs to provide high-quality professional support for program needs. The application process is, accordingly, competitive. The application consists of two applications, first this one to the College and then this one to the Department.
Candidates will also be invited for individual interviews and, depending on the pool of applicants for our available positions, may be invited back for a group interview process.
Please speak with Suzanne D’Amato or Karen DeMoss if you have any questions.

Hugh L. Carey Institute for Government Reform

The Hugh L. Carey Institute is seeking a Graduate Assistant for 20 hours a week to work closely with administration and faculty to manage all facets of office work. Managing communications, budget, and creating a new website and other media/PR for the Institute will be the primary functions. The position offers someone with interest in politics, reform, management and media a wonderful opportunity to take a leading role in the important work being done.

Responsibilities

  • Serve as the point person responsible for logistics associated with communications, budgeting, financial requests, and event organizing
  • Work closely with the Dean and Associate Director on lectures, fundraisers, class preparation, and other events as needed
  • Work closely with the Administrative Assistant in all areas including designing and maintaining the website, posts and social media
  • Serve as a liaison with college communications officers
  • Attend events and interview participants, students and alumni to create stories for the website
  • Manage media files and work with the Administrative Assistant to ensure version control and permissions when in need
  • Assist with all office responsibilities as needed, e.g., answering the phone, filing, scheduling
  • Other duties as needed

Qualifications

  • Impeccable organizational skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Positive attitude, flexibility, and creativity
  • Attention to detail and follow-through on commitments and responsibilities
  • Self-starter who also knows how to work with others and keep people in the loop
  • Skills with WordPress and/or other web-based content management systems preferred
  • Ability to use MS Publisher, photograph and/or video, including cropping and editing skills preferred

Application

The College’s investment in graduate students is significant, and counts on highly reliable and productive GAs to provide high-quality professional support for program needs. The application process is, accordingly, competitive.
Candidates will also be invited for individual interviews and, depending on the pool of applicants for our available positions, may be invited back for a group interview process.
Please speak with Suzanne D’Amato or Marc Rivlin if you have any questions.

ACE & HIVE GA ('ACHIEVE')

ACE & HIVE are seeking a Graduate Assistant for 20 hours a week to work closely with program faculty and staff to manage 2 part-time positions. Managing applications, budget, communication and creating a new website and other media/PR for both programs will be the primary functions. The position offers someone with interest in management and media a wonderful opportunity to take a leading role in the important work of both programs.

Responsibilities

  • Serve as the point person responsible for logistics associated with application processes, committee communications, budgeting, check requests, PR and advertising for ACE
  • Serve as the point person responsible for logistics associated with the collection and output of HIVE communications, attend meetings when necessary and keep detailed records when needed
  • Work closely with the Departmental Administrator in designing and maintaining the website, posts and social media for both
  • Serve as a liaison with college communications officers
  • Attend events and interview participants, students and alumni to create stories for the website
  • Manage media files and work with the Departmental Administrator to ensure version control and permissions when in need
  • Assist with all office responsibilities as needed, e.g., answering the phone, filing, scheduling
  • Other duties as needed

Qualifications

  • Impeccable organizational skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Positive attitude, flexibility, and creativity
  • Attention to detail and follow-through on commitments and responsibilities
  • Self-starter who also knows how to work with others and keep people in the loop
  • Skills with WordPress and/or other web-based content management systems preferred
  • Ability to use MS Publisher, Twitter, photograph and/or video, including cropping and editing skills preferred

Application

The College’s investment in graduate students is significant, and counts on highly reliable and productive GAs to provide high-quality professional support for program needs. The application process is, accordingly, competitive.
Candidates will also be invited for individual interviews and, depending on the pool of applicants for our available positions, may be invited back for a group interview process.
Please speak with Suzanne D’Amato or Karen DeMoss if you have any questions.

Financial Aid (details TBA)

Library (details TBA)

Microbiology (details TBA)

Theatre (details TBA)