Graduate Appointments

Graduate Appointments (GAs), Research Assistants (RAs),
and Teaching Assistants (TAs)

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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  • Apply for available department/school graduate appointments by indicating your interest in the departmental funding section of your admission application.
  • Department/school assistantships are granted on the basis of scholarly merit.
  • In addition, a list of advertised appointments is available below.­
  • Appointments are classified as graduate, research, and teaching assistantships (GA, RA, TA)
  • Please be sure to read and understand all policies before accepting an appointment: Graduate Appointment Policies­
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Graduate, Research and Teaching Assistantships (GA, RA, TA):

Updated: 5/5/2015


Department: Campus Involvement Center

Position Title: Graduate Assistant for Sorority & Fraternity Life - Multicultural Greek Council (MGC) & National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC)

The graduate assistant will support the Assistant Director for Sorority & Fraternity Life in providing oversight to Ohio University’s social fraternities and sororities. Specific responsibilities include:

  • Contribute to the advising of the Multicultural Greek Council (MGC) executive board and which serves as the governing body for 2 fraternities and sororities;
  • Provide training and support to the MGC executive board members, attend executive board meetings and council meetings, oversee officer election process as well as council sponsored programs and events;
  • Maintain communication with the 2 MGC member fraternities and sororities and assist with programming and intake efforts or other events as needed;
  • Contribute to the advising of the National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC) executive board and which serves as the governing body for 6 fraternities and sororities;
  • Provide training and support to the NPHC executive board members, attend executive board meetings and council meetings, oversee officer election process and date picking as well as council sponsored programs and events;
  • Maintain communication with the 6 NPHC member fraternities and sororities and assist with programming and intake efforts or other events as needed;
  • Assist in the planning and implementation of community-wide programming initiatives such as Homecoming Week, Greek Week, All-Council Meetings, or other events sponsored by the Sorority & Fraternity Life office and the 4 governing councils;
  • Maintain regular office hours;
  • Process all required Sorority & Fraternity Life office forms through OrgSync for MGC and NPHC councils and member organizations promptly and efficiently;
  • Attend bi-weekly Campus Involvement Center staff meetings;
  • Attend weekly one-on-one supervision meetings and weekly Sorority & Fraternity Life staff meetings;
  • Explore opportunities for expansion or growth of organizations within the two councils;
  • Attend AFLV Central/NBGLC with student leaders and the Sorority & Fraternity Life staff members;
  • Fulfill other assigned duties;

Remuneration is $9,000 for Fall and Spring Semester 2015-2016. A tuition waiver is not provided, but may be available through the student's home college

Requires 20 hours per week while school is in session. Some evening and weekend work required. Must be available to participate in staff orientation and training during the two weeks prior to the opening of the fall semester. Must be available to assist in Opening Weekend activities, Commencement, and Halloween.

  • Participation in Campus Involvement Center, Division, University, and professional association activities is encouraged.
  • Affiliation/membership within a social sorority or fraternity is preferred;
  • Must be a currently enrolled graduate student at the Ohio University Athens campus

Terms: Fall 2015 - Spring 2016

Contact: kardas@ohio.edu

Deadline: 07/01/2015


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.