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SAW Graduate Assistant Application

What is the SAW Graduate Assistant 

The SAW Graduate Assistant (GA) will work in partnership with the Co-Director of SAW to support the SAW Counselor and participant experience. The GA will also serve as the Resident Director during the Summer 2023 Program. They will move into the residence hall SAW participants will be housed at the start of SAW Counselor training. During this time the GA will be responsible for the management of the SAW residential experience. 

A successful GA is passionate about the transition of first generation and lower income students to university. They are interested in the leadership development of students and developing community and sense of belonging among students. This position also ask the GA for flexibility, as work hours will include evening and weekends. Finally, in this position you will utilize conflict resolution skills, understanding of diversity and social justice, and the GA will need to be willing to respond to emergency situations. 


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The SAW GA will be paid hourly at a $22 rate. The SAW GA can expect to work up to 20 hours a week before the start of SAW. During SAW hours may increase due to on call expectations. 

Apply to be a SAW Graduate Assistant 

The priority deadline to submit a resume and cover letter is May 1, 2023. To apply, please email a resume and cover letter to SES Associate Director, Mayra Garces, at


For questions or more information about the SAW Graduate Assistant position, please email Associate Director of SES, Mayra Garces,