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Graduate Assistantships and Fellowships

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Thank you for your interest in the Graduate Assistantship positions at St. John’s University. 

A limited number of Graduate Assistantships and University Fellowships are granted to various academic departments within each school and college of the University. Graduate Assistantships are also available in administrative departments. All students interested in applying for an Assistantship must complete the online Graduate Assistant or Doctoral Fellowship application found below, print it out, and hand it in at the Graduate Admissions Office (Newman Hall, Room 106). When Academic Graduate Assistantships/University Fellowships are available, the appropriate college will review the applications submitted and then contact a student. Non-Academic Graduate Assistantships are posted below and students may apply directly for them after submitting the Application for Graduate Assistantship/Fellowship.

  • Students who are currently enrolled in a graduate program at St. John's University can apply using the Application for Graduate Assistantship/Fellowship form
  • Students who are applying for admission to a graduate program at St. John's University should apply by logging into their Student Portal at grad.stjohns.edu/apply. The assistantship/fellowship application will be available in the Student Portal after submission of the graduate application for admission, as long as the student replies "Yes" to the question, "Are you interested in a Graduate Assistant position?" on page 1.

The main number for any questions you have concerning your graduate application can be answered by the graduate admissions office and based on your college:

St. John’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
The Lesley H. and William L. Collins College of Professional Studies

718-990-1601

The Peter J. Tobin College of Business
718-990-1345

The School of Education
718-990-2304 

Graduate Assistantships and Doctoral Fellows Forms

Academic Criteria

Awards are given on the basis of academic merit. Applicants for Doctoral Fellowships and Graduate Assistantships are only expected to submit GRE or GMAT scores if they are required to do so within their primary department of study.

All awardees are expected to have an undergraduate overall GPA of at least 3.20. Graduate Assistants will be expected to show evidence of a 3.20 GPA or above in any previous graduate work. Doctoral Fellows will be expected to show evidence of 3.5 GPA or above in any previous graduate work. Graduate Assistants who do not maintain these minimum GPAs will not be eligible to keep their assistantships.

The Graduate Admissions Assistance Program (GAAP) oversees graduate student applications to external scholarships. The staff of the GAAP Office will assist you in determining your eligibility for scholarships and in completing the application process. In addition to our regular Graduate Assistantships and Doctoral Fellowships, several additional scholarships are available including the Pope Paul VI Scholarship Program and the Catholic School Teacher Scholarship.

Graduate Assistantship and Doctoral Fellows Position Descriptions

There are two main types of academic graduate assistantships available: Graduate Assistantships for master’s students, and Doctoral Fellows for doctoral students. Students must be enrolled in a program of study affiliated with the department or program offering the assistantship. The number of Graduate Assistantships and Doctoral Fellowships may vary from year to year.  

Graduate Assistantships

There are two types of Graduate Assistantships. The first type of Graduate Assistantship is an academic assistantship. Graduate Assistants with academic assistantships are assigned to their home departments and are expected to assist in teaching and/or to conduct research within their disciplines. Academic Graduate Assistants work up to 20 hours per week. Teaching duties cannot include being the instructor of record. It is recommended that Academic Graduate Assistants should devote on average up to 5 hours per week engaged in assisting in the teaching or mentoring of students.

The other type of Graduate Assistantship is a non-academic assistantship. Graduate Assistants with non-academic assistantships are assigned to offices throughout the University and are not directly affiliated with their home departments. Non-Academic Graduate Assistants are not expected to teach or conduct research, but their learning experiences should have relevance to their fields of study. Non-Academic Graduate Assistants are expected to work up to 20 hours per week for an administrator and are not expected to engage in the assistance of teaching or mentoring of students.

Both master’s and doctoral students are eligible for Graduate Assistantship positions.

Doctoral Fellowships

Doctoral Fellowships are awarded to doctoral students only; these fellowships reside only in academic departments, with the exception of the Institute for Writing Studies (See “Other Program Descriptions,” below). Doctoral Fellows conduct research and may teach. Teaching activities might include lab supervision, serving as instructor of record for select undergraduate courses, or tutoring students. Research must be confined to the needs of the program, faculty, or student.  Doctoral Fellows work up to 20 hours per week. It is recommended that Doctoral Fellows should devote on average up to 5 hours per week engaged in the teaching or mentoring of students.

Academic Graduate Assistantships

The position descriptions for College departments and programs linked below provide general information about assistantships offered by St. John’s University. Please contact a department for further information about whether or not academic positions are presently available.

Other Graduate Assistantships (Non-Academic)

Other types of Graduate Assistantships are assigned to non-academic departments throughout the University, which are not directly affiliated with the student’s home department. These Graduate Assistantships do not require teaching or research in an academic discipline but administrative Graduate Assistants are expected to work up to 20 hours per week for an administrative unit. 

Available Non-Academic Graduate Assistantship Positions

To be considered for a GA position, two steps are required:

  • Complete the online Graduate Assistant or Doctoral Fellowship application, print it out, and hand it in at the Graduate Admissions Office (Newman Hall, Room 106) or email it to [email protected]
  • Submit a resume to the specific position you are interested in, which is posted on the Graduate Admission page, listed below.

Position Description

The Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction Doctoral Fellow will work up to 20 hours per week and can have the any/all of following responsibilities related to teaching, research, and service:

Teaching: The Doctoral Fellow might be responsible for teaching a workshop/study section, overseeing an independent study, assisting a faculty member with a course, or tutoring undergraduate students.

Research: The Doctoral Fellow will be asked to assist Ph.D. Committee members with research (e.g., preliminary literature review searches, coding and organizing data).1

Service: The Doctoral Fellow will be asked to assist the Director with administrative duties, such as contacting existing and prospective students, assisting with open houses and information sessions, and sharing information about the program.

The Doctoral Fellow should demonstrate strong academic performance, maintain steady progress towards the degree, and successfully complete fellowship-related duties.

The Doctoral Fellow will be paid $16,000 for work completed during the academic Fall and Spring semesters. The Fellowship covers up to 12 credits of coursework during the academic year.


Other Responsibilities

•    Attend 1:1 virtual (or, if possible, in-person), weekly check-in meetings with the Program Director
•    Maintain a weekly work log
•    Develop and maintain approved social media posts
•    Develop and support community building efforts


Significance of the Doctoral Fellow’s work to support the Department

The Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction is a program of intense, rigorous, and individualized study. The Doctoral Fellow’s work will help to support active members of the Ph.D. in C&I faculty and will help to advance program development. As such, the Doctoral Fellow will be another facet of the program, in particular, and of the Department, in general, contributing to the strength and integrity of both.

Qualifications: Must be a full time student in a doctoral program. Doctoral Fellows cannot not be fully employed at another job.

Applicants should contact Dr. Sandra Abrams [email protected]

 

Position Description
The Doctoral Fellow in the Department of Administrative and Instructional leadership will work up to 20 hours per week and can have the any/all of following responsibilities related to research, service, and teaching:

Research: The Doctoral Fellow will be asked to assist faculty members with research (e.g., preliminary literature review searches, coding and organizing data).

Service: The Doctoral Fellow will be asked to assist the Department Chair with administrative duties, such as contacting existing and prospective students, maintaining social media sites, assisting with open houses and information sessions, and sharing information about the program.

Teaching: The Doctoral Fellow might be responsible for teaching a workshop/study section or assisting a faculty member with a course.
The Doctoral Fellow should demonstrate strong academic performance, maintain steady progress towards the degree, and successfully complete fellowship-related duties.

The Doctoral Fellow will be paid $16,000 for work completed during the academic Fall and Spring semesters. The Fellowship covers up to 12 credits of coursework during the academic year.

Other Responsibilities
•    Attend 1:1 virtual (or, if possible, in-person), weekly check-in meetings with the Department Chair
•    Maintain a weekly work log
•    Develop and maintain approved social media posts
•    Develop and support community building efforts

Qualifications: Must be a full-time student in a doctoral program. Doctoral Fellows cannot not be fully employed at another job.


Applicants should contact Dr. Catherine DiMartino at [email protected]

Division of Student Affairs

The Division of Student Affairs offers exciting Graduate Assistant opportunities for highly qualified, ambitious, and motivated graduate students in many of the departments throughout the Division.

Graduate Assistantships offer tuition remission and a stipend as part of the compensation package depending on the position.

If you have any questions about your application or Graduate Assistantships with Student Affairs, please contact [email protected].

Applying for a Graduate Assistantship

If would like to apply for a Graduate Assistantship position within Student Affairs, you must first complete the Application for Assistantship/Fellowship and submit it to the Graduate Admissions Office in Newman Hall, Room 106, or e-mail it to [email protected].

After submitting the Application for Assistantship/Fellowship form, you may apply for a position using the Division of Student Affairs Graduate Assistantship Application online form. Please note this only applies to positions with the Division of Student Affairs.

Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled and interviews will take place on a rolling basis. Please apply early and expect to participate in virtual interviews. As positions are filled, the postings will be removed from the website. Please note you will be required to provide proof of acceptance into a matriculated graduate program in order to receive an offer.

Please note that there are a limited number of Graduate Assistantships available with the Division of Student Affairs.

Queens Campus Positions

Department

Title

Student Wellness – Contact Tracing

 Graduate Assistant 

                      

Staten Island Campus Positions

No positions currently available

 

 

 

Description of Services Provided by the Department:  

Student-athletes face a unique set of challenges and circumstances as they participate in Division I intercollegiate athletics. In addition to the enormous investment of time and energy, each student-athlete must adhere to strict NCAA guidelines regarding academic eligibility while balancing their athletic and academic pursuits. The Division of Academic Support Services, in collaboration with the Department of Athletics, has developed a comprehensive support and resource program to help maintain this balance. The Student Development for Athletes program provides a wide range of services from the recruiting stage through graduation. The program focuses on five key areas: academic support, career development, personal development, leadership and community service.

Description of the student learning experience and how it relates to student’s field of study:

The Graduate Assistant will have the opportunity to develop their skills in the areas of counseling, teaching, program development and execution. The graduate student will participate in a variety of meetings with both university professionals and college age students. The graduates will learn how to proactively approach the planning of events, budget management, and executing events on both small and large scales. It will be important for this student to learn the importance of building a positive rapport with coaches, students and university personnel. The graduate assistant will acquire real world experience in developing and implementing programming to help student-athletes reach their leadership, academic, personal and career goals.

The Graduate Assistant will have the opportunity to promote the academic success and retention of student-athletes participating in St. John's University’s intercollegiate athletics program. The Graduate Assistant will learn how to plan and execute various events in collaboration with other campus resources (Career Services, Campus Ministry, Student Wellness, etc) He or She will develop interpersonal skills to effectively communicate with student-athletes, coaches, and administrators. The Graduate Assistant will learn how to provide effective developmental advising and up-to-date campus information to student-athletes to help them reach their academic, personal and career goals.

Major Activities GA will be involved in and evaluated on:

  1. Participate in the oversight and planning of large scale student development activities and projects for 300 student athletes.
  2. Collaborate with the Associate Athletic Director for Student-Athlete Services and assist in evaluating effective programming strategies.
  3. Participate in the planning, creation and assist in supervision of the Student-Athlete Orientation.
  4. Attend and contribute in bi-weekly staff meetings with experienced administrators present.
  5. Observe and assist with the project planning, implementation and evaluation of SD 101 and the Peer Educator program.
  6. Analyze the department’s use of technology and provide feedback. Under the guidance of the director assist in maintaining the database of graduate, leadership, athletic and academic achievements.
  7. Evaluate, analyze and prepare reports for all workshops, seminars and presentations. Provide feedback to appropriate administrators.
  8. Participate in benchmark studies to ensure we maintain the high athletic standard of the Division I, Big East Conference & NCAA.
  9. Attend NCAA compliance meetings, learn and analyze regulations and policy in relation to sport.

Qualifications:

  • Describe the type of graduate degree program related to the Assistantship being requested: Enrolled in Sports Management, Psychology, Education, Counseling or M.B.A. program.
  • Completed a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in: Completed a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a major in Education, Psychology, Counseling, Business, Sport Management, or related field.
  • Experience required: Experience using Microsoft word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Prior student-athlete experience a plus but not required.

Compensation:

  • Tuition remission ☒

Dates of Assistantship:

  • Start date: Fall 2020 , End date:  Spring 2021 by Academic Year (e.g. Fall 2019-Spring 2020)
  • Hours per week 20 (excluding breaks, university holidays, evenings and weekends)
  • (If the GA is required to be available during breaks and on university holidays it must be specified in the original contract-otherwise they are not required.)
  • (Need to be available one week before and one week after the beginning/end of the semester-specify in the original contract-otherwise they are not required.)

Contact Person to receive resumes:  Eric Rienecker - [email protected]

Position Title: Graduate Assistant for Facilities and Operations in Athletics

Description of Services Provided by the Department: The Athletic Administration Department provides oversite and manages the daily operations of the Athletics Department.  The department manages over 120 staff including coaches and graduate assistants.  The Deputy Athletic Director/Chief Operating Officer is part of the Athletic Director’s executive staff and contributes towards the overall administration of the St. John’s Athletics program by providing leadership to the operational activities of the departments’ 17 intercollegiate sports, Athletics’ facilities management and key department functions, including Sports Medicine, equipment room and the strength and conditioning, and sports performance programs. The Deputy AD also collaborates closely with and maintains constructive relationships with university partners including University Facilities, Public Safety, Student Affairs, Residential Life, Office of Multicultural Affairs, Advancement and the Office of Academic Student Support to enable optimal outcomes for the University’s athletic programs and student athletes. The Deputy Athletic Director reports directly to the Athletic Director and is expected to participate and contribute to the Athletic Director’s strategic planning and execution thereof.    The Athletic Administration office provides daily oversight of all policy procedures. In addition, the department manages logistical arrangements for all intercollegiate contests and non-intercollegiate events. With over 200 events and 17 varsity programs to schedule and oversee, planning is critical to manage event requirements. Athletic Facilities & Operations is responsible for the oversight of Carnesecca Arena, Taffner Field House, DaSilva Memorial Track and Lacrosse Field, Red Storm Softball Field, the tennis courts, Jack Kaiser Baseball Stadium and Belson Soccer Stadium. The department works closely with the university to schedule maintenance, home competitions and various events that take place in these facilities. Other operations to include hiring and scheduling event staff to work events, planning game-day operations, executing the operation of an event, aiding the university in project management, and facility evaluations.

Description of the student learning experience and how it relates to student’s field of study:

The Graduate Assistant will be exposed to the operation of a Division I Athletic program.  This graduate assistance will be provided experiential learning opportunities in multiple areas including Sports Performance, Facilities and Operations, Event Management, Capital Projects, Equipment Operations, Sports Medicine, Sports Administration, Corporate Sponsorships, Fundraising among others.  This Graduate student will experience multiple meeting including Senior Staff, Capital Projects, Facilities Planning, Facilities Operations, Student Wellness, Coaches and Staff meetings.   This student will be able to observe interactions between multiple constituents including staff, coaches and external partners.  This student will be given projects in multiple areas including capital planning, facility planning, nutritional pilot program, benchmarking industry peers, observing equipment inventory methods and planning events, facility scheduling, and view the process of communicating capital needs to the university. The student will be involved in numerous projects that will provide meaningful experiential learning opportunities.  Lastly, the student will research equipment and operations, by benchmarking with other universities, to gain a global awareness of the industry our role in the Big East Conference.

 

Describe the major activities the GA will be involved with and evaluated on:

  1. Observe and assist in the management of over 75 staff members, consisting of students in interns, college work study, and event staff positions both in the office and during events
  2. Learn and assist in the payroll process for student staff
  3. Observe and assist in the creation orientations for all members of the student staff
  4. Participate in the athletic scheduling process for all athletic events
  5. Collaborate with various departments on campus to organize and plan events including marketing, business office, compliance, sports medicine, equipment room and university facilities
  6. Plan event logistics and communicate needs to run safe, clean, and organized events
  7. Evaluate and provide feedback for both athletic and event operations 
  8. View and contribute with project planning and management, including working within a budget, coordinating coach’s preferences, and establishing timelines
  9. Participate in budgetary processes in fiscal and capital planning
  10. Learn basics of athletic capital planning, financing of projects, and how athletics fits within the university master plan
  11. Oversight of all athletic facilities including Carnesecca Arena, Belson Stadium, Jack Kaiser Stadium, DaSilva Memorial Field, and others
  12. Participate in benchmark studies to ensure we maintain the high athletic standard of the Division I, Big East Conference

Qualifications:

  • Describe the type of graduate degree program related to the Assistantship being requested: Sport Management or M.B.A. program
  • Completed a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in: Business, Sport Management, Hospitality Management or related field
  • Experience required: Microsoft Office, Customer service

Compensation:

  • Tuition remission ☒

Dates of Assistantship:

  • Start date: August 2020, End date: May 2021 by Academic Year (e.g. Fall 2019-Spring 2020)
  • Hours per week 20 (excluding breaks, university holidays, evenings and weekends)
  • (If the GA is required to be available during breaks and on university holidays it must be specified in the original contract-otherwise they are not required.)
  • (Need to be available one week before and one week after the beginning/end of the semester-specify in the original contract-otherwise they are not required.)

Contact to receive resumes: David Salomon, [email protected]                                                       

Description of Services Provided by the Department: The Athletic Administration Department provides oversite and manages the daily operations of the Athletics Department.  The department manages over 120 staff including coaches and graduate assistants.  The Deputy Athletic Director/Chief Operating Officer is part of the Athletic Director’s executive staff and contributes towards the overall administration of the St. John’s Athletics program by providing leadership to the operational activities of the departments’ 17 intercollegiate sports, Athletics’ facilities management and key department functions, including Sports Medicine, equipment room and the strength and conditioning, and sports performance programs. The Deputy AD also collaborates closely with and maintains constructive relationships with university partners including University Facilities, Public Safety, Student Affairs, Residential Life, Office of Multicultural Affairs, Advancement and the Office of Academic Student Support to enable optimal outcomes for the University’s athletic programs and student-athletes. The Deputy Athletic Director reports directly to the Athletic Director and is expected to participate and contribute to the Athletic Director’s strategic planning and execution thereof.    The Athletic Administration office provides daily oversight of all policy procedures. In addition, the department manages logistical arrangements for all intercollegiate contests and non-intercollegiate events. With over 200 events and 17 varsity programs to schedule and oversee, planning is critical to manage event requirements. Athletic Facilities & Operations is responsible for the oversight of Carnesecca Arena, Taffner Field House, DaSilva Memorial Track and Lacrosse Field, Red Storm Softball Field, the tennis courts, Jack Kaiser Baseball Stadium and Belson Soccer Stadium. The department works closely with the university to schedule maintenance, home competitions and various events that take place in these facilities. Other operations to include hiring and scheduling event staff to work events, planning game-day operations, executing the operation of an event, aiding the university in project management, and facility evaluations.

Description of the student learning experience and how it relates to student’s field of study:

The Graduate Assistant will be exposed to the operation of a Division I Athletic program.  This graduate assistance will be provided experiential learning opportunities in multiple areas including Sports Performance, Facilities and Operations, Event Management, Capital Projects, Equipment Operations, Sports Medicine, Sports Administration.  This Graduate student will experience meetings including Senior Staff, Facilities Operations, Stu Coaches and Staff meetings.   This student will be able to observe interactions between multiple constituents including staff, coaches and external partners.  This student will be given projects in multiple areas mainly in equipment operations specific to inventory country, NIKE allocations, and laundry operations.  The student will be involved in numerous projects that will provide meaningful experiential learning opportunities, relative to Sports Management, Data Analytics, Education and Business.   Lastly, the student will research equipment and operations, by benchmarking with other universities, to gain a global awareness of the industry our role in the Big East Conference.

Describe the major activities the GA will be involved with and evaluated on:

  1. Participate in the organizing Fueling Station
  2. Assist in staffing and scheduling student worker’s
  3. Assist in providing Fueling Station product and service to 300 student athlete’s
  4. Attend game operations meetings that review protocol including but not limited to safety, marketing, scheduling, ticketing, event staff management, communications, medical staff, etc.
  5. Assist in Event Management and Gameday operations planning.
  6. Assist in the planning of inventory management, Fueling Station product, ordering and processing for 20 sports teams, provide ideas, insight, and provide feedback on the process.
  7. Assist in creation and administering survey
  8. Project, observe inventory, scheduling, staffing: evaluate and provide perspective, potential recommendation.  Evaluate current process and provide feedback. 
  9. Observe budgetary processes in fiscal planning, monitoring and evaluating team budgets

Qualifications:

  • Describe the type of graduate degree program related to the Assistantship being requested: Sport Management or M.B.A. program
  • Completed a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in: Business, Sport Management, Hospitality Management or related field
  • Experience required: Microsoft Office, Customer service

Compensation:

  • Tuition remission ☒

Dates of Assistantship:

  • Start date: August 2021, End date: May 2022 by Academic Year (e.g. Fall 2019-Spring 2020)
  • Hours per week 20 (excluding breaks, university holidays, evenings and weekends)
  • (If the GA is required to be available during breaks and on university holidays it must be specified in the original contract-otherwise they are not required.)
  • (Need to be available one week before and one week after the beginning/end of the semester-specify in the original contract-otherwise they are not required.)

Contact to receive resumes: John A. Diffley at [email protected]                                                        .

      

Description of Services Provided by the Department: The Athletic Administration Department provides oversite and manages the daily operations of the Athletics Department.  The department manages over 120 staff including coaches and graduate assistants.  The Deputy Athletic Director/Chief Operating Officer is part of the Athletic Director’s executive staff and contributes towards the overall administration of the St. John’s Athletics program by providing leadership to the operational activities of the departments’ 17 intercollegiate sports, Athletics’ facilities management and key department functions, including Sports Medicine, equipment room and the strength and conditioning, and sports performance programs. The Deputy AD also collaborates closely with and maintains constructive relationships with university partners including University Facilities, Public Safety, Student Affairs, Residential Life, Office of Multicultural Affairs, Advancement and the Office of Academic Student Support to enable optimal outcomes for the University’s athletic programs and student athletes. The Deputy Athletic Director reports directly to the Athletic Director and is expected to participate and contribute to the Athletic Director’s strategic planning and execution thereof.    The Athletic Administration office provides daily oversight of all policy procedures. In addition, the department manages logistical arrangements for all intercollegiate contests and non-intercollegiate events. With over 200 events and 17 varsity programs to schedule and oversee, planning is critical to manage event requirements. Athletic Facilities & Operations is responsible for the oversight of Carnesecca Arena, Taffner Field House, DaSilva Memorial Track and Lacrosse Field, Red Storm Softball Field, the tennis courts, Jack Kaiser Baseball Stadium and Belson Soccer Stadium. The department works closely with the university to schedule maintenance, home competitions and various events that take place in these facilities. Other operations to include hiring and scheduling event staff to work events, planning game-day operations, executing the operation of an event, aiding the university in project management, and facility evaluations.

Description of the student learning experience and how it relates to student’s field of study:

The Graduate Assistant will be exposed to the operation of a Division I Athletic program.  This graduate assistance will be provided experiential learning opportunities in multiple areas including Sports Performance, Facilities and Operations, Event Management, Capital Projects, Equipment Operations, Sports Medicine, Sports Administration, Corporate Sponsorships, Fundraising among others.  This Graduate student will experience multiple meeting including Senior Staff, Capital Projects, Facilities Planning, Facilities Operations, Student Wellness, Coaches and Staff meetings.   This student will be able to observe interactions between multiple constituents including staff, coaches and external partners.  This student will be given projects in multiple areas including capital planning, facility planning, nutritional pilot program, benchmarking industry peers, observing equipment inventory methods and planning events, facility scheduling, and view the process of communicating capital needs to the university. The student will be involved in numerous projects that will provide meaningful experiential learning opportunities.  Lastly, the student will research equipment and operations, by benchmarking with other universities, to gain a global awareness of the industry our role in the Big East Conference.

 

Describe the major activities the GA will be involved with and evaluated on:

  1. Assist with coordinating and creating game contracts for 16 NCAA Division I teams
  2. Attend and participate in various planning and game operations meetings
  3. Organize and analyze data from benchmarking studies to improve departmental strategies
  4. Prepare performance reviews to be further completed by supervisory staff
  5. Handle confidential employee and athlete information
  6. Assist in managing the operation of the Fueling Station, including but not limited to, staffing, scheduling, processing orders, and other logistics
  7. Assist in organizing the Student-Athlete Handbook
  8. Create and review expense reports via Concur Solutions
  9. Participate in various meetings regarding Senior Staff, Facilities Operations, Conference Services, Event Operations, etc.
  10. Experiential learning opportunities in multiple areas including Corporate Sponsorships, Capital Projects, Event Management, Equipment Operations, etc.
  11. Participate and assist with departmental projects including Facility Planning, Capital Planning, Industry Peer Benchmarks, Equipment Inventory Methods, Event Planning, Scheduling, etc.
  12. Collaborate with various departments on campus including Marketing, Business Affairs, Compliance, Conference Services, Sports Medicine, Events and Programming, Human Resources, etc.

Qualifications:

  • Describe the type of graduate degree program related to the Assistantship being requested: Sport Management or M.B.A. program
  • Completed a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in: Business, Sport Management, Hospitality Management or related field
  • Experience required: Microsoft Office, Customer service

Compensation:

  • Tuition remission ☒

Dates of Assistantship:

  • Start date: August 2020, End date: May 2021 by Academic Year (e.g. Fall 2019-Spring 2020)
  • Hours per week 20 (excluding breaks, university holidays, evenings and weekends)
  • (If the GA is required to be available during breaks and on university holidays it must be specified in the original contract-otherwise they are not required.)
  • (Need to be available one week before and one week after the beginning/end of the semester-specify in the original contract-otherwise they are not required.)

Requested by: John A. Diffley at [email protected] 

Description of Services Provided by the Department: The NCAA Constitution mandates that each institution shall be responsible for ensuring that members of the institution's staff, student-athletes and other individuals or groups representing the institution's athletics interest comply with applicable Association rules. The St. John's Compliance Office seeks to carry out the following essential functions in a manner that promotes a positive compliance atmosphere and demonstrates an unwavering commitment to highest standards of ethical behavior.

Primary Functions of the Compliance Office: 

  • To educate St. John's coaches, student-athletes, recruits, staff and supporters regarding NCAA and BIG EAST Conference rules. 
  • To serve as a resource for coaches, student-athletes, staff, and supporters by providing accurate and timely interpretations of the NCAA and BIG EAST rules and regulations. 
  • To monitor the activities of the Department of Athletics and the University in a variety of critical areas such as ethical conduct, amateurism, recruiting, eligibility certification, financial aid, extra benefits, playing and practice season limitations, and division membership.                                                                                                                      

Description of the student learning experience and how it relates to student’s field of study:

TBD- depending on the student’s graduate school program of study

Describe the major activities the GA will be involved with and evaluated on:

  1. Annually prepare the data entry of the Academic Progress Rate report (APR) into the NCAA system for submission with the Associate Athletic Director for Compliance to the NCAA 
  2. Assist the Associate Athletic Director for Compliance with preparing the Federal Graduation Rate (FGR) and Graduation Success Rate (GSR) Reports annually for submission to the NCAA.                               
  3. Responsible for assigning senior athlete exit interviews through Teamworks for an annual overall exit interview survey report.            
  4. Assist the Associate Athletic Director for Compliance with preparing the NCAA Sport Sponsorship and Demographic Report annually for submission to the NCAA.                                                    

Qualifications:

  • Describe the type of graduate degree program related to the Assistantship being requested: Sport Management, Master of Professional Studies
  • Will need a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college
  • Experience required: A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college (Preference: a graduate student who is interested in pursuing a career in compliance in college athletics after earning their graduate degree)

Compensation:

  • Tuition remission

Dates of Assistantship:

  • Start date: September 2021 End date: May 2022 by Academic Year (e.g., Fall 2019-Spring 2020)
  • Hours per week 20 (excluding breaks, university holidays, evenings and weekends)
  • (If the GA is required to be available during breaks and on university holidays it must be specified in the original contract-otherwise they are not required.)
  • (Need to be available one week before and one week after the beginning/end of the semester-specify in the original contract-otherwise they are not required.)

Contact to receive resumes: Doug Trani – Associate AD for Compliance ([email protected])

Description of Services Provided by the Department: St. John’s College Deans Office serves the students of St. John’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and St. John’s University through providing students with a firm foundation in analytics, critical thinking, and problem solving. The Office is the main liaison between the College Departments and the administrative offices throughout the University, and we work with students from matriculation through to graduation.

If the student’s learning experience is not related to the student’s field of study, please describe how the student will benefit from this Graduate Assistantship. The Graduate Assistant for Social Media and Special Projects will split their time between the Undergraduate and Graduate Divisions of St. John's College. The successful candidate will play a significant role in content creation for the St. John's College social media channels, help organize special events sponsored by the St. John’s College Dean’s Office, and work on special projects as they arise. The ideal candidate is flexible and possesses strong project management skills.  If you are interested in applying, please send your resume and a cover letter to [email protected]

Describe the major activities the GA will be involved with and evaluated on:

1. Assist in the development and management of content on the St. John's College of Liberal Arts and Sciences web pages and social media channels  

2. Interact with prospective, current, and alumni students through social media channels 

3. Promote events for St. John's College throughout the academic year

4. Assist with recruitment, training, and professional development events hosted by the College (online or on campus, if possible).   

5. Organize seminars, symposia, and special events 

6. Carry out special projects as assigned by deans

Qualifications:

· Describe the type of graduate degree program related to the Assistantship being requested: Applicants pursuing a graduate degree in any field.

· Completed a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in: Any field.

· Experience required: Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Forms, and Teams

Compensation: Stipend and Tuition Remission

Dates of Assistantship:

  Start date: Fall 2021, End date: May 31, 2022

  Hours per week: 20 (excluding breaks, university holidays, evenings and weekends)

Requested by:  [email protected]  

 

Description of Services Provided by the Department: A research institute based in the fields of Critical Race & Ethnic Studies

Description of the student learning experience and how it relates to student’s field of study:

The student’s learning experiences will be grounded in two areas: 1) the development of knowledges about the core structures of the fields of study that make up Critical Race and Ethnic Studies and 2) the organization of knowledge for the purposes of social transformation to enact a just society.

If the student’s learning experience is not related to the student’s field of study, please describe how the student will benefit from this Graduate Assistantship.

 

As the research base of the work in the Institute is interdisciplinary, the graduate assistants are not required to come from any specific field or discipline. In general, the G.A.s will learn about the new types of knowledges being generated in the fields of study that encompass Critical Race and Ethnic Studies. The G.A.s will also learn about the similarities and differences between the disciplines in the humanities, social sciences, and health sciences and their contributions to shaping the relational approach used in Critical Race and Ethnic Studies.

 

Describe the major activities the GA will be involved with and evaluated on:

  1. Work with the Director and Assistant Director to provide research support for the six collaborative/programmatic spaces in the Institute.
  2. Work with the Director and Assistant Director to advance the studies being conducted in the Institute. 
  3. Work with the Director, Assistant Director, and Institute’s data analyst to perform data analysis for the Ethics-in-Practice study.
  4. Work with the Journal Editor and Associate Editor to recruit submissions for the Institute’s Journal.
  5. Work with the Journal Editor and Associate Editor to bring submissions to publication in the Institute’s Journal.

 

Qualifications:

  • Describe the type of graduate degree program related to the Assistantship being requested: M.A. in the fields of Sociology, English, Government & Politics, Theology, Criminology & Justice, East Asian Studies, Environmental Science, Global Development & Social Justice, History, Legal Studies, Library and Information Science, Philosophy, Politics, & Economics, Psychology, Public History, Spanish, International Communication, and Public Health, M.A. in Law, Teaching Literacy,
  • Completed a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in:Completed a B.A. in any field.
  • Experience required: Knowledge of SPSS or other statistical analysis software a must. Knowledge of MS-Word suite of software also important, including Excel and Microsoft Teams. Knowledge of Bepress platform helpful. Experience working on research projects a must.

Compensation:

  • Stipend in the amount of $3,000
  • Tuition remission

Dates of Assistantship:

  • Start date:Spring 2022, End date:  End of Spring 2022 Academic Year
  • Hours per week 20 (This may include some breaks, evenings and weekends)
  • The GA maybe required to be available during some breaks.
  • The G.A. must be available the week before and the week after the end of the semester.

Contact to receive resumes:                 [email protected]

Description of Services Provided by the Department: Assist students/applicants in their applications/enrollment to graduate programs

Description of the student learning experience and how it relates to student's field of study:

This position would be best for a management major. It would relate to their learning the functions of running an organization and what goes into advertising our institution.

Customer service, time management, prioritization of tasks, general office experience, which could benefit students of all programs

If the student's learning experience is not related to the student's field of study, please describe how the student will benefit from this Graduate Assistantship.

They would be responsible as a leader and role model for student workers-preparing schedules, tasks and all other projects as needed.

The student would learn the functions of an admission office working closely with the associate/assistant directors, counselors and processors.They would learn the benefit of cooperative dealings with other offices and personnel while answering emails and phone calls. They would also learn how to supervise other student workers. The position would enable them to learn useful life skills.

Describe the major activities the GA will be involved with and evaluated on:

  1. Oversee student workers-preparing schedules and projects
  2. Participate in recruitment events

Qualifications:

  • Describe the type of graduate degree program related to the Assistantship being requested: All programs would be benefit from this position especially management

  • Completed a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in: Ail bachelor degree holders would benefit from this position

  • Experience required: Microsoft Office products

Compensation:

  • Tuition remission

Dates of Assistantship:

  • Start date: Spring 2022, End date: end of Spring 2022 semester
  • Hours per week: 20 (excluding breaks, university holidays, evenings and weekends) (If the GA is required to be available during breaks and on university holidays it must be specified in the original contract-otherwise they are not required.)
  • (Need to be available one week before and one week after the beginning/end of the semester-specify in the original contract-otherwise they are not required.)

Send resumes to: [email protected]