Student Affairs

Position Listings

The positions listed below are anticipated to be open positions starting Summer/Fall 2014.  For a full position description, please be sure to click the position title.  

Academic Success Center - Tutorial Services

9-month, starts Fall, 20 hours/week

The GA will assist with Clemson University’s Tutorial Services program, which provides 60-70 tutors to undergraduate students on campus each semester.  The GA will assist with the training and supervision of tutors and with marketing, assessment, and administration of the tutoring program. In addition the GA may be asked to conduct workshops and attend Academic Success Center functions.

Business and Behavioral Sciences - Office of Student Enrichment 

12-month; starts Summer; 25 hours/week

The GA will assist with Clemson University’s Tutorial Services program, which provides 60-70 tutors to undergraduate students on campus each semester.  The GA will assist with the training and supervision of tutors and with marketing, assessment, and administration of the tutoring program. In addition the GA may be asked to conduct workshops and attend Academic Success Center functions.

The College of Business & Behavioral Science Office of Student Enrichment graduate assistant will work as an essential staff member in conjunction with full-time staff of OSE.  The employee will gain experience in program planning, management and development; budget management; assessment; student advising; database management; and recruiting.  The GA will primarily support the Tiger Ties Mentorship Program and OSE assessment endeavors.  

Calhoun Honors College Academic Advising

9-month; starts Fall; 25 hours/week

Advise and counsel students on Honors program, requirements, policies and procedures.  Advise students on a variety of academic topics and assist with recruiting activities.  

Calhoun Honors College and National Scholars Program 

9-month; starts Fall; 25 hours/week

The Clemson National Scholars Program (NSP) and the Calhoun Honors College (CHC) collaborate to recruit, select, teach and advise academically high-achieving student leaders. The graduate assistantship will support the programs in three key areas including programming, advising, and recruiting/marketing/selection but will evolve based on the successful candidate’s interests and abilities as well as unique opportunities that arise during the year. 

Campus Activites and Event - U Nites Program

12-month, starts Summer; 28 hours/week

This position will work in a variety of areas within Campus Activities & Events. The graduate assistant will serve as a member of the student programs and advising team working primarily with the late night program called U-NITES, but will also have opportunities to work with three large and dynamic student programming organizations.  

Campus Recreation - Wellness

9-month, starts Fall, 20 hours/week

The Wellness GA will be responsible for planning, coordinating, implementing, and assessing wellness events for the campus community through collaboration with campus partners and the utilization of Campus Recreation resources.  Duties will include supervising wellness event staff as well as the oversight and development of the Wellness Zone in Fike Recreation Center.  This assistantship is a 9 month position working 25 hours per week.

Center for Career and Professional Development - University Professional and Internship and Co-op Program (UPIC)

12-month, starts Summer or Fall; 25 hours/week

The Graduate Assistantship position is a 12-month position working 28 hours per week..  This position will be responsible for general office management in addition to providing career counseling, facilitating workshops and assisting the UPIC team with program functions outlined in the position description. The ideal candidate will commit to two years of work with the UPIC program.

Center for Career and Professional Development - Graduate and Off-Campus Internships

12-month; Starts Summer or Fall; 25 hours/week

The Graduate Assistantship position is a 12-month position working 25 hours per week.  This position will be responsible for general office management in addition to providing career counseling, facilitating workshops, and assisting the Graduate and Off-Campus Internship team with program functions outlined below. The ideal candidate will commit to at least two years of work with the Career Center.

Center for Career and Professional Development - Career Development

12-month, starts Summer (May 14); 25 hours/week

The Graduate Assistantship position is a 12-month position working 25 hours per week. The Career Development GA will be responsible for general office management, in addition to providing career counseling, facilitating workshops and assisting the career development team with career counseling events including the fall and spring resume blitzes. The ideal candidate will commit to two years of work with the Career Center. 

Center for Career and Professional Development - Events

12-month, starts Fall, 25 hours/week

The Career Center Events GA will assist with Career Development and counseling. In addition to these responsibilities, the Events GA will help coordinate the career fair and other career events, market events and prepare evaluations and reports. This GA will be instrumental in helping to redesign Clemson Career events in the future.

Community Scholars/Civics and Service House Programs

12-month; starts Fall, 20 hours/week

The Graduate Assistant for the Civics and Service House (CASH) and Clemson Community Scholars Program lives in the Clemson House within the Civics and Service House Living Learning Community,serving as the on-site advisor for the CASH community and student organization and assisting with program planning and activities. This community is comprised of approximately 58 freshman, sophomore, junior and senior residents who apply for and contractually agree to become part of an active service-dedicated community located on the second floor of the Clemson House.  The GA also serves as the supervisor for the Community Scholars program, a service scholarship program for students closely affiliated with the CASH community. The GA is responsible for keeping track of their hours, paperwork and placements.

Gantt Center for Student Life - Civic Engagement

9-month; starts Fall; 28 hours/week

Significant experience with alternative breaks, community service, service-learning, or other forms of civic engagement are preferred for this position. A genuine interest in supporting student learning through civic engagement is important; as is a personal commitment to creating positive change in communities near and far.

Gantt Center for Student Life - LGBTQA Community Development

9-month, starts Fall; 28 hours/week 

As a staff member in the Gantt Center for Student Life, the Graduate Assistant for LGBTQA Community Development contributes to the mission of our center and institution by fostering a healthy and inclusive community for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer students and their Allies. Through a number of programming, advising, and outreach roles, our graduate assistantship is designed to contribute to positive and sustainable institutional change.

Gantt Center for Student Life - Leadership Learning 

9-month, starts Fall; 28 hours/week 

The Graduate Assistant for Leadership Learning plays an integral role in providing leadership education, development, training, and engagement opportunities to Clemson students. The individual working in this role has an opportunity to enable and empower students to engage in the leadership process in order to create positive change in their organizations and communities. An understanding of leadership, facilitation skills, program planning and implementation are all key to success in this role. 

Gantt Center for Student Life - Social Justice

9-month; starts Fall; 28 hours/week

The Graduate Assistant for Social Justice Education contributes to the mission of our center and institution by fostering a culture of dialogue for Clemson University. Through a number of supervision, facilitation, and programming roles, our graduate assistantship is designed to contribute to positive and sustainable institutional change. 

Gantt Center for Student Life - Multicultural Programs

9-month; starts Fall; 28 hours/week

The GA for Multicultural Programs will assist the Associate Director for Multicultural Programs in planning, implementing and assessing a variety of cultural awareness programs designed to increase the campus awareness and appreciation of different cultures.  The GA will also assist with advising several multicultural student organizations.

General Engineering Advising Center-RISE/Residential Learning

12-month; starts Summer; 20 hours/week 

The RiSE Graduate Assistant is responsible for the supervision and training of RiSE tutors, the development of programs, communication and collaboration with campus partners, and for assisting the RiSE Director with administrative tasks. The RiSE GA will have the opportunity to work collaboratively with both academic and student affairs in order to create a supportive residential community for students. 

General Engineering Advising Center - RISE Public Relations and Assessment

9-month, starts Summer 20 hours/week

Assist with coordination, promotion, and expansion of the RiSE (Residence in Science & Engineering) program to improve the recruitment, retention, and engagement experiences of undergraduate students in engineering & science.  

Fraternities and Sororites (2 positions)

9-month, starts July 2014; 25 hours/week

The Graduate Assistant for Fraternities and Sororities is a 25 hour per week, full-time graduate student whose primary responsibilities include assignments in both the area of Fraternity and Sorority Housing and Fraternity and Sorority Life.  This live-on graduate assistant position provides support to fraternity and sorority chapters within the Clemson Fraternity and Sorority Community.  The Graduate Assistant for Fraternities and Sororities will work collaboratively with University Housing & Dining staff and Gantt Center for Student Life staff as well as Student Affairs departments and staff and faculty from across campus.  The Graduate Assistant for Fraternities and Sororities will be challenged to provide advising, support, and accountability for fraternity and sorority chapters to further the success and development of individual chapters and the Clemson Fraternity and Sorority community as a whole.  The Graduate Assistant for Fraternities and Sororities will be co-supervised by Fraternity Sorority Life and Residential Life professional staff.

Healthy Campus 

12-month; starts Summer or Fall; 28 hours/week

The Healthy Campus Aspire Graduate Assistant works collaboratively with campus partners to foster an environment that promotes health and wellness within the Clemson community.  A large portion of this position will be working all aspects of the Aspire program.  This responsibility includes participating in the hiring, training, and supervision of 50 undergraduate peer health educators.

Health, Education and Human Development Advising Center

12-month; starts Fall; 20 hours/week

Combining academic and student affairs, this graduate research position offers a unique blend of hands on student contact through academic advising, recruiting and work with our living-learning community while also supporting students in the MEd Student Affairs program in developing their electronic portfolios.  The HEHD Academic Advising Center graduate research assistant plays a vital role in supporting students in our College and working closely with faculty and professional staff throughout the advising cycle.  

New Student and Family Programs 

12-month; starts Summer; 28 hours/week

New Student and Family Programs conducts undergraduate New Student Orientation, Extended Orientation (Clemson Connect), and family programming including Family Weekend. NSFP is a key contributor in leading retention initiatives and assessment.  Graduate assistants should have experience, knowledge or great interest in event planning and coordination and technology (software and hardware/devices) and social media. 

Student Disability Services

12-month; starts Summer; 20 hours/week

The graduate assistant will work 20 hours per week under the supervision of the Director.  The graduate assistant will be responsible for assisting the Coordinator for the Test Proctoring Center (50%) and working with the Director and the Disability Specialist to develop and implement programming and other services for SDS students (50%).  

Undergraduate Studies/The Bridge to Clemson Program Student Life

12-month; starts Fall; 20 hours/week

The Bridge to Clemson Program Student Life Graduate Assistant (GA) works collaboratively with TCTC and Clemson Bridge program staff to foster a healthy living and learning environment for all Bridge students and deliver to students the tools and services they need to succeed academically and interpersonally during their Bridge year. The GA position has specific  residence life responsibilities, as well as academic support and/or student involvement and engagement responsibilities. The successful applicant for this position has interest in or experience working with housing and residence life, new student programs, orientation, academic support programs, academic advising at a two- or four-year institution. Other desired knowledge, skills and abilities include being able to effectively lead and manage undergraduate student employees; work collaboratively with constituents; and plan, organize, schedule and deliver student services and programs.

University Housing & Dining - Graduate Community Director (8 positions)

9-month, starts July 2014; 25 hours/week

The Graduate Community Director (GCD) is a 25 hour per week position.  GCDs are full-time graduate students involved in the management, or co-management of a residential community dependent upon community design.  GCDs work in a variety of campus communities including First-Year Experience, Living-Learning, sophomore focused, suites and apartments.  Each GCD reports to a Community Director or Assistant Director according to the community design in their particular placement. This is a live-in position.

University Housing & Dining - Recruitment and Selection

10-month, starts Fall 2014; 25 hours/week 

The Residential Life Graduate Assistant for Recruitment & Selection is a 25 hour per week, full-time graduate student position whose primary responsibilities include assisting in the development and implementation of a comprehensive recruitment and selection strategy to employ 240 student staff and 24 graduate staff and professional staff positions. The Graduate Assistant for Recruitment & Selection is integral to work including: conceptualizing marketing materials and strategies utilized for recruitment; developing interview, evaluation, and process related materials and templates; assisting in developing Onboarding materials for successful staff transitions to Clemson; and researching and benchmarking recruitment and selection best practices. The Graduate Assistant for Recruitment & Selection reports to the Associate Director for Residential Education.

University Housing & Dining - Residential Learning

9-month; starts July 2014; 25 hours/week

The Residential Life Graduate Assistant for Residential Learning is a 25 hour per week, full-time graduate student whose primary responsibilities include assessment, Living-Learning Community support and development, RA training coordination and residential curriculum support.  The Graduate Assistant for Residential Learning will work collaboratively with University Housing staff as well as Student Affairs departments and staff and faculty from across campus.  The Graduate Assistant for Residential Learning will be challenged to foster and facilitate learning opportunities for residents through the residential living experience. The Graduate Assistant for Residential Learning may also serve as an organization advisor and Housing and University committee member. The Graduate Assistant Residential Learning reports to the Assistant Director of Living-Learning Communities.

Greenville Technical College Foundation - Resident Director

12-month; starts Fall 2014; 25 hours/week