Graduate and Teaching Assistantship Vacancies

Many of the academic Graduate and Teaching Assistantships are advertised internally within the departments. We recommend that you first contact the appropriate school, college or department to view any vacancies. If you would like to advertise any open Graduate or Teaching Assistantships, please contact Tara Curley at tcurley@albany.edu.

Current enrolled students can also visit the job portal handshake hosted on the career services webpage to view additional funding opportunities: https://www.albany.edu/career/Handshake.shtml

To hold a Teaching or Graduate Assistantship, a student must be enrolled full-time in a matriculated program. For information about eligibility, please visit the following Graduate Assistantship, Fellowship & Tuition Scholarship Guidelines for Students:                      

Graduate and Teaching Assistant Fringe Benefit Information

The Center for Behavioral Health Promotion and Applied Research is currently recruiting graduate students in the Departments of Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychology, School of Social Welfare, and School of Public Health for one Senior Health Promotion Graduate Assistant position at 20 hours per week.

The incumbent will assist in the development, implementation, and evaluation of comprehensive health promotion and prevention efforts led by the Center for Behavioral Health Promotion and Applied Research. The position will also assist the Health Promotion Specialist in the supervision of Project SHAPE: Sexual Health and Peer Education, a peer education group addressing sexual health issues and concerns among University at Albany students. The position will also include teaching and administrative responsibilities associated with Project SHAPE.

This graduate assistantship position carries tuition coverage (9 credits for the fall semester and 9 credits for the spring semester) in addition to a competitive stipend and a full health insurance/benefits package. Preference will be given to students with advanced standing within their graduate programs.

Please send a letter of application and curriculum vitae electronically
(Via Microsoft Word or PDF file attachments) to:

Dr. Sarah E. Nolan
Director of Training, Counseling and Psychological Services
Email: senolan@albany.edu

Application deadline is April 1st at 11:59PM.

For further information about our program, visit our web site at:
https://www.albany.edu/behavioralhealth/ 
University at Albany Center for Behavioral Health Promotion and Applied Research
Health and Counseling Services
1400 Washington Avenue
Albany, New York 12222
Telephone: 518-442-5800
The Center for Behavioral Health Promotion and Applied Research welcomes applications from candidates representing the rich diversity of our campus community.
Title: Project Coordinator, University at Albany Suicide Prevention Initiative
Department: Center for Behavioral Health Promotion and Applied Research   
Job Reports To: M. Dolores Cimini, Ph.D., Director, Center for Behavioral Health Promotion and Applied Research

JOB SUMMARY
The Project Coordinator will oversee the daily operation of project activities and related service delivery, including the coordination of the University at Albany’s screening and brief intervention service and online gatekeeper training program. This individual will be expected to contribute to the development of cohesive unit functioning among the professionals and trainees of Counseling and Psychological Services and the Center for Behavioral Health Promotion and Applied Research, and establish and maintain positive working relationships within the Divisions of Student Affairs and Academic Affairs, with other University divisions, departments and units, and with local, state, and national organizations. Approximate time required for this position is 20 hours per week.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
1. 50% of time: Development of gatekeeper training program
2. 40% of time: Development of screening and brief intervention protocol to address anxiety
3. 10% of time: Completion of grant-related data collection and reporting tasks

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
A Master’s degree or equivalent in the human services field, including, but not limited to, the fields of psychology, counseling, education, and social work.  One year of supervised experience in a clinical treatment or university setting offering services for assessment, treatment, and prevention of suicide and related mental health and substance misuse/abuse issues.

Please send a letter of application and curriculum vitae electronically
(Via Microsoft Word or PDF file attachments) to:

Dr. M. Dolores Cimini
Director for Behavioral Health Promotion and Applied Research
Director, Middle Earth Peer Assistance Program
Email: dcimini@albany.edu
 
Application deadline is April 1st at 11:59PM.

For further information about our program, visit our web site at:
https://www.albany.edu/behavioralhealth/ 
University at Albany Center for Behavioral Health Promotion and Applied Research
Health and Counseling Services
1400 Washington Avenue
Albany, New York 12222
Telephone: 518-442-5800
The Center for Behavioral Health Promotion and Applied Research welcomes applications from candidates representing the rich diversity of our campus community.
Please note that this position is funded by a grant through the Research Foundation and not supported by GSEU.



The Middle Earth Peer Assistance Program of the Center for Behavioral Health Promotion and Applied Research is currently recruiting graduate students in the Departments of Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychology and School of Social Welfare for one Senior Graduate Assistant position at 20 hours per week.

The incumbent will assist in the daily operation of the Middle Earth program, which includes supervision and backup of the Middle Earth hotline service staffed by University at Albany undergraduate students enrolled in a series of academic credit-bearing courses. The position will also include teaching and administrative responsibilities and provision of administrative support to the Middle Earth Peer Wellness Ambassador and Peer Wellness Coaching services.

This graduate assistantship position carries tuition coverage (9 credits for the fall semester and 9 credits for the spring semester) in addition to a competitive stipend and a full health insurance/benefits package. Preference will be given to students with advanced standing within their graduate programs.

Please send a letter of application and curriculum vitae electronically
(Via Microsoft Word or PDF file attachments) to:

Dr. Sarah E. Nolan
Director of Training, Counseling and Psychological Services
Email: senolan@albany.edu
 
Application deadline is April 1st at 11:59PM.

For further information about our program, visit our web site at:
https://www.albany.edu/behavioralhealth
University at Albany Center for Behavioral Health Promotion and Applied Research
Health and Counseling Services
1400 Washington Avenue
Albany, New York 12222
Telephone: 518-442-5800
The Middle Earth program welcomes applications from candidates representing the rich diversity of our campus community.

The New York State Writers Institute is seeking a Graduate Assistant for the 2020-2021 academic year (20 hours per week, can be extended for a second year). This graduate assistantship will include a stipend of $13,500 per academic year and tuition waiver.

 

Duties include:

  • event coverage and videotaping, including weeknights;
  • transporting our visiting writers throughout their stay in Albany (picking them up at the train station or airport and bringing them to their hotel to check in and then to campus for their events, and returning them to the train station or airport the following morning, very occasionally on Saturday morning);
  • managing NYSWI’s EngageUAlbany volunteer page, helping to recruit student interns for large-scale events such as the Albany Book Festival and Albany Film Festival, and coordinating student volunteer involvement at both festivals;
  • writing assignments including preparing and delivering visiting writer introductions, film notes for film screenings, and creating posts for the Institute’s social media platforms;
  • promoting NYSWI programming through outreach to departments/professors, student groups, and giving class presentations (hold promotional talks each semester at 3 student organization meetings and 6-8 classes, to spread awareness of the Writers Institute, 5-8 minutes long);
  • initiating opportunities for student and/or community engagement — each semester identify a specific student and/or community organization to partner with to create and lead a special project or collaboration (volunteer experience, off campus event or sponsored/collaborative author visit);
  • general office support, attendance to staff meetings 2-3 times each week.

 

TO APPLY

E-mail your resume/CV, cover letter, and a short writing sample to:

Jennifer Kowalski, NYS Writers Institute Program Coordinator, jkowalski@albany.edu

The University at Albany (NY), a member of the America East Conference, and CAA invites applications for a Graduate Assistant for Athletics Event Management and Operations. The successful candidates’ duties will include, but are not limited to, administering and assisting with the set-up and break down of all home contests and outside facility rentals; assisting with the planning, scheduling, maintenance and supervision of athletic facilities and events; serving as the game day facilities employee representing the athletic department at assigned contests and/or events. Albany is a NCAA Division I institution that competes in the America East Conference. Football is a member of the Colonial Athletic Association (CAA). 

Applicants must be accepted into a University at Albany graduate program for Fall 2020. Previous experience working facilities management is preferred. Candidates must have strong event organizational skills, including scheduling, planning and maintenance. Applicants must address in their applications their abilities to work with culturally diverse populations and must also must be available to work nights and weekends.
This Graduate Assistantship will include $12,000 stipend per academic year. Does not Include Tuition, Room and Board. This position begins August 10th 2020 through May 28, 2021. If successful at the conclusion of first year, this G.A. position will be extended for second year of study. 

Please forward a letter of application, resume and a list of references via e-mail to Adebayo Sotayo at asotayo@albany.edu 

The University at Albany is an EO/AA/IRCA/ADA employer.
The University at Albany Libraries are pleased to offer two Anna Radkowski-Lee Graduate Assistantships for the 2020-2021 academic year:



Both GA positions offer a stipend of $10,158 for the 2020-2021 academic year and a tuition scholarship for 9 graduate credits per semester at the in-state rate. 

For more details, including descriptions of each position, qualification requirements, and application instructions, please click on the job titles above or go to the University Libraries’ Employment Opportunities page at https://library.albany.edu/jobs.