Under the guidance and supervision of the Resident Director (RD) or the Area Coordinator (AC), the Graduate Resident Director will provide general support in developing and supervising a residence hall community.
The Graduate Resident Director may serve as the primary director of a small residence hall community or assist with the direction of a large residence hall community, depending on assignment. Specific duties will vary depending on assignment and the needs of the department and include:
Resident Director or Area Coordinator, depending upon building assignments
To be eligible for an assistantship, students must be admitted to a degree-granting program and be in good academic standing. The students must maintain an overall graduate studies GPA of at least 3.00 and must be continuously enrolled in at least 6 graduate level credits throughout the duration of the assistantship.
Previous residence life experience and/or pursuing graduate study in Educational Leadership program with Higher Education Administration emphasis.
This 10-month renewable position (with potential option to work summers as needed) includes a stipend of $1,400.00 per month, medical coverage, and 9 credits per semester (at minimal cost). Professional development funds for conference attendance may also be available. While the hours required for the position will vary depending on the time of year and the needs of the department, Graduate Resident Directors will work an average of 20 hours per week.
In addition, a room and board plan while classes are in session will be provided with the expectation that the Graduate Resident Director participate in the on-call duty rotation and maintain availability and visibility during non-business hours for night, weekend, and holiday programming and events; which will result in an average of 10 additional hours per week.
Graduate assistantships are available to graduate students at Nevada. Specific policies pertaining to graduate assistants are provided in Title 4, Chapter 5 of the Board of Regents Handbook.