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Graduate appointments are awarded by individual schools, academic departments, or other administrative offices. Graduate appointments provide a stipend for services as prescribed by the individual school, department, or office and may include a tuition scholarship.

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Graduate, Research and Teaching Assistantships (GA, RA, TA):

Updated: 2/18/2015

Department - Women’s Center

Position - Graduate Assistant

The Ohio University Women’s Center is currently accepting applications for a Graduate Assistant for the 2015/16 academic year (Fall and Spring Semester [$10,056] stipend, no tuition waiver).  A tuition waiver may available from the student's home college.

The Women’s Center is part of the Office for Diversity and Inclusion.  The mission of Ohio University Women's Center is to act as a catalyst to promote awareness, education and advocacy about women, gender and diversity among students, faculty, and staff at Ohio University and surrounding communities.

Now in its eighth year, the Women’s Center is always assessing and refining its areas of programming, advocacy, and service.  A graduate assistantship at the Women’s Center will provide students with practical and theoretical knowledge of the implementation and administration of women’s services, advocacy, and programming. 

The Graduate Student will work under the direct supervision of the Director of the Women’s Center and the Program Coordinator.  Primary duties will include:

  • Oversight of the Women’s Center Mentoring Program and Young Women Leaders Program
  • Develop graduate student and international student outreach
  • Assist Director with day to day operations and long-term planning (meeting minutes, library research, benchmarking, etc.)
  • Assist Program Coordinator with student worker and volunteer supervision
  • As assigned

We are looking for a graduate student with a background in Women’s and Gender Studies, feminism, a related field, and/or demonstrated interest or experience in working with women students in the context of higher education.  Applicants should be knowledgeable, either through coursework or direct work experience, with the issues that affect women students, faculty, and staff in institutions of higher education and society at large, and be familiar with some of the theories and approaches to address them programmatically as well as institutionally.

Applicants should be creative and independent, who can take a project and run with it, but also work well as part of a team.  Familiarity with event planning and implementation is useful, experience with outreach to diverse student populations a must.  Supervisory skills and ability to work with and relate to students are necessary.  Excellent verbal, written, and virtual communication skills are required. 

The Assistantship is for 20hrs/week, some occasional evening and weekend hours are required.  

For more information, please contact Dr. Susanne B. Dietzel at

Application deadline is April 9, 2015.  To apply please send a letter of application that outlines applicant’s qualification for this position, a resume, and list of three references.  Applicants have to be admitted into a degree-granting graduate program.

There are no additional graduate, research or teaching assistantships available through the Graduate College at this time,­ however, please investigate the student employment opportunities available from the Ohio University Career Site.