To Employers: If you have a graduate employment position you would like to have posted, please
e-mail email@example.com the details, including the job title, job description, department, location, requirements,
compensation, application process, and deadline. Please review the listings below
as sample announcements. If a job you have posted is now filled, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
to have the listing removed. If you would like to post a job through the Career Center,
see the following link for employers to request a Handshake account.
To HEA Students: The HEA program does not guarantee graduate employment to its students, but actively
promotes graduate employment and/or assistantship opportunities available as noted
below. They are listed in date order, with the most recent noted as the top. We receive
and post graduate employment positions throughout the year, with most jobs beginning
at the start of the summer, fall, and spring semesters.
To apply for any position noted, you should submit a resume and any other application
requirements as indicated in the job announcement. Note that compensation varies based
upon the job. Departments interchangeably use the terms GA (graduate assistant) and
graduate employment. Very few departments offer tuition benefits/remission; some departments
offer on-campus housing; most departments offer an hourly rate of pay. Be sure and
ask the potential employer for specific compensation details.
The Career Center supports HEA students & alumni in all aspects of the job search
process, including self-assessment, job search strategy, resume and professional branding,
interview skills and practice. Visit the Career Center website to learn more about
how you can take advantage of the services and programs. Handshake, offered through
the Career Center, is another good resource for on-campus and off-campus jobs. Log-in
with your Stony Brook Net ID and password and create a student account. You can also
find the Student Employment Site for student & supervisor support,
The Graduate Student Coordinator for Student Engagement & Activities is a position
within the Department of Student Engagement and Activities broadly designed to offer
graduate students an opportunity to assist all functions of the department including:
administration, advising, training, leadership development, risk and event management
for our 350+ student clubs/organizations, leaders, and advisors; and major programming
and event planning. For the 2022-2023 academic year it is anticipated that there will
be multiple positions available.
Position tasks include, but are not limited to:
Assist in the daily office operations of the Department of Student Engagement and
Review 25Live, and SB Engaged event request forms. Work with an assigned caseload
of recognized student organizations to provide support and advisement to ensure success,
adherence to departmental, University, and SUNY policies, and limit risk
Attend supervisory, and departmental meetings and training
Assist in the design and facilitation of resources, workshops, and training for student
leaders and advisors
Assist with planning and/or provide on-site support at student, departmental events,
and campus traditions as needed, which sometimes take place in the evening and/or
Assist with marketing, and assessment of programs and departmental services
Assist with annual re-registration for student organizations
Assist with the new club/organization recognition process
Assist with maintenance and utility of university's online student engagement platform
known locally as "SB Engaged"
Serve on committees and represent the department on panels and presentations as needed
Assist in the recruitment, selection, onboarding, training, supervision, and recognition
of undergraduate student staff and interns across the department.
Occasional evening and weekend hours may be required
Other duties as assigned
This is an hourly paid position for graduate students only. The successful candidate
will be expected to work approximately 20 to 25 hours per week at the rate of $17
per hour, for 50 weeks throughout the year. Tuition remission, health insurance, and
retirement benefits are not included as part of this position. Hours and pay rate
subject to change based on yearly budget and scheduling approvals.
Skills and Qualifications
Must be enrolled as a matriculated graduate student at Stony Brook University for
Applicants must maintain a minimum GPA of 3.0
Applicants must maintain appropriate conduct standing. A sanction of University Probation
or higher, or a sanction of restriction from holding leadership positions will disqualify
Excellent customer service and communication skills (verbally, written, and interpersonally)
Demonstrated effective use of organizational and planning skills, and managing workflow.
Proficiency using various softwares, social media platforms, Google Apps, etc.
Previous experience working collaboratively as part of a diverse team, and both establishing
and maintaining effective peer and supervisory relationships
Available and willing to work in person and/or virtual events as needed
Willing and able to work the full academic year, as well as summer & winter-session.
Must be able to maintain an established work schedule
Available for the following dates:
Summer Weeks of Welcome & Orientation: August 15-21, 2022
Winter Weeks of Welcome & Orientation: January 19-22, 2023
Availability to serve in role for more than 1 year
Enrollment in Stony Brook Higher Education Administration program
Prior experience working with or being part of a club or organization, planning events,
advising or supervising students
Previous experience working in an office environment
Interested applicants should send a resume and cover letter to email@example.com. For more information please visit our website at: stonybrook.edu/seaofopportunities.
Deadline to apply is Monday, July 18th at 8am.
OLLI at SBU is looking for an Administrative Assistant
Ideally this candidate will graduate Spring 2023 or later & is available to work 20+
hours p/ week
Applicants must be in good academic standing.
The position pays $15-$16 p/hour to start depending on experience + opportunities
-Exceptional customer service -Ability to manage multiple ongoing initiatives -Highly Organized -Excellent time management skills. -Detail oriented -Able to work independently and collaborate with the OLLI team on group projects -The candidate should be open-minded, eager to learn new skills, show adaptability,
and can accept and apply feedback.
-Ability to work with and assist members of the OLLI at SBU Population ( folks 55+
years of age) Read More -About OLLI here: https://www.stonybrook.edu/olli -Monitor & respond to customer service emails from our program email inbox and voicemail -Assist in scheduling events and workshops for OLLI members. -Knowledge of Stony Brook campus, OLLI parking, and SBU Policy. -Abide by COVID-safe procedures as set forth by SUNY SBU -Managing files, program statistics and data and inputting information into corresponding
program databases. -Answering and Directing phone calls -Organizing and Coordinating meetings, calendar invitations & Zoom setup -Receiving, sorting and distributing incoming mail & deliveries -Maintaining filing systems -Creating procedural documents -Preparing and sending outgoing mailings and packages -Controlling basic accounting functions such as checking invoices and cross checking
proposed budgets -Monitoring and ordering inventory of office supplies -Keeping office area tidy
Preferred Technical Knowledge:
-Google Suite inclusive of the Google Drive -Zoom -Constant Contact -Campus CE -SOLAR