Graduate Advising Assistant Job Description

Position Description

Reporting directly to the Assistant Director, Advising and Peer Mentorship and indirectly to the Director of Academic Advising, the Graduate Assistant (GA) will serve as a multifaceted asset to the Center for Student Academic Success.

Advising and Peer Mentorship

 Peer Mentorship Management

  • Monitor email and send first year student messaging when directed.
  • Assist Assistant Director with fielding questions regarding Peer Mentor/Mentee cohort assignments
  • Assist Assistant Director with recruitment and training programs for the 2024-2025 Peer Mentorship cohort
  • Assist Assistant Director with management of PM Leads and their designated committee groups
    • Social Media Committee, PM Response Committee, PM Workshop & Presentation Committee 
  • Contribute to Social Media Committee initiatives


  • Field questions concerning academic resources and university policies by monitoring Advising email (when applicable)
  • When directed by CSAS Advisor, manage the coordination of Major Adjustment Form for student(s) 

CSAS Front Desk Administration

  • Work with Administrative Assistant for CSAS to staff front desk as needed
  • Assist with restocking of office supplies as necessary

Graduate Assistant Expectations

  • Graduate Assistant must maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.0.
  • Adhere to strict confidentiality policies (and sign confidentiality agreement) when working with students and accessing student records. 
  • Be in good academic and judicial standing with the University.

Graduate Assistant Benefits

  • Hands-on experience in working in a dynamic academic environment.
  • Approximately 8-10 hours/week at Graduate Assistant pay level. 

Applicants should submit a Cover Letter, Resume, and the contact information for one (1) Professional Reference (please include full name, your relationship to the person, a contact number, and an active email address)

Please submit directly to Valerie Wolstenholme at