Graduate Assistant

Fraternity & Sorority Life

Temporary - Part Time

Grade T


Reporting to the Director of Fraternity and Sorority Life, the Graduate Assistant is a 10 hour per week, 11 week per term, graduate assistantship and is responsible for providing support to fraternity and sorority chapters within the Union College community. The Graduate Assistant for Fraternity and Sorority Life will be responsible for support, and accountability for fraternity and sorority chapters to further the success and development of Union College Greek Community. Compensation will be college housing (valued at $6,501 per year), and a student meal plan (valued at $5,355 per year). Duties include advising chapters as assigned within the Fraternity Council, Multicultural Greek Council, and Panhellenic Council, addressing member behavior and/or issues as it pertains to College and/or Greek Life requirements/policies, participating annually in the chapter accreditation process, checking social events to assure compliance, assisting the Director in supervising the new member education process, participating in biweekly meetings with the Director and the team, and conducting walkthroughs Wednesday - Saturday evenings.


Must be a full-time enrolled student in a graduate or professional degree program at a College or University in the area. Membership in an international fraternity or sorority is preferred but not required


Please apply in person, via fax, U.S. Mail or email:

Human Resources
Req. # T1146
Union College
807 Union Street
Schenectady, NY 12308

Telephone: (518) 388-6108
Fax: (518) 388-6529

Please submit all electronic application materials as a single pdf or doc file.

Union College, founded in 1795, is a highly-selective, independent college of 2,000 undergraduates. Located in the Capital District of New York State, Union is known for its distinctive blend of the liberal arts and technology. Union College offers its full-time employees an exceptional benefits package that includes medical, dental, and vision insurance, life and disability coverage, a generous retirement plan and tuition remission.

Diversity at Union College

Union College is an equal opportunity employer and strongly committed to student and workforce diversity.

Union College is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its application process for individuals with disabilities and encourages applicants with disabilities to request any needed accommodation(s).

Union College’s strategic plan highlights the role of diversity in providing an effective education for the 21st century at the heart of our mission and vision for the College. Diversifying the student body, the faculty, the administration, the staff and the curriculum requires a commitment to honor our mission and advance our goals. Union provides a blend of intellectual, social and cultural opportunities to facilitate the integrated academic, social and personal development of a diverse community. We value and are committed to a host of diverse populations and cultures including, but not limited to, those based on race, religion, ability, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and national origin.