Residence Education and Housing Services Graduate Student Employees are afforded opportunities to apply theory to practice by gaining hands-on experience in supervision, student conduct, advising, emergency crisis response, training, selection and committee work. They also receive ongoing training and professional development opportunities, acquiring transferable skills that will carry over to future career opportunities.
REHS frames the work, training and professional development opportunities made available to students in Graduate Assistant positions based on the competencies of national associations such as NASPA – Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education, the American College Personnel Association (ACPA), and the Association of College and University Housing Officers – International (ACUHO-I).
- Assistant Community Director - 2014-2015 Positions (Click here to see timeline)
The Assistant Community Director (ACD) position is a half-time live-in graduate assistantship within Residence Education and Housing Services. Reporting to a full-time Community Director, ACDs are responsible for developing living learning environments coinciding with the mission and goals of Michigan State University. ACDs are responsible for the general supervision of the Resident Assistant staff and supporting the building Community Director in the planning, implementation and evaluation of a comprehensive community and student development program for a residence hall of 400 to 1200 undergraduate and/or graduate students. ACDs are responsible for staff supervision & training, student organization advising including group development, student contact and individual student development, and administrative and departmental responsibilities. Applicants who receive this assistantship are assigned to a residence hall apartment and are required to live in as part of their job responsibilities.
The Graduate Assistant for Assessment and Research is a half-time assistantship within Residence Education and Housing Services. Reporting to the Associate Director for Residence Education, this position has primary responsibility in supporting and assisting the department with its assessment and evaluation needs and processes. The GA for AR is responsible for assisting with development and execution of evaluation tools, data entry and analysis.
- A furnished apartment and meal plan (Assistant Community Director positions only)
- Monthly stipend
All REHS Graduate Assistants qualify for:
- In-state tuition rates
- Nine-credit tuition waiver per semester at the base MSU graduate credit rate (fall and spring semesters)
- Matriculation fee waiver
- Single-person health coverage paid for by MSU
See Timeline link for more information about application deadlines, etc. Inquiries regarding Graduate Assistant positions with Residence Education and Housing Services at Michigan State University should be directed to email@example.com.
For additional information about MSU Graduate Assistantships, please go to: http://grad.msu.edu/
- Community Coordinator (Spartan Village) - Application closed at this time
Community Coordinators in Spartan Village provide opportunities for residents to connect with one another through programs and outreach activities. The Community Coordinator in Spartan Village is a 12-month live in graduate or undergraduate student staff member in the Department of Residence Education and Housing Services. The Community Coordinator is responsible for assisting students with personal and academic concerns in Spartan Village. Additionally, the Community Coordinator shares duty coverage, initiative development, response to student concerns, and administrative responsibilities with other Spartan Village Community Coordinators. This position is not a Graduate Assistantship. Community Coordinators receive a standard furnished, air-conditioned, two-bedroom apartment in Spartan Village.
- Brody Neighborhood
- North Neighborhood
- East Neighborhood
- River Trail Neighborhood
- South Neighborhood
- Campus Life
- International Students
- Parents and Families
- Social Responsibility