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Center for Global Learning Graduate Assistantships

The Center for Global Learning prepares students to serve as visionary leaders in their lives and professional aspirations by connecting them with discipline-specific academic experiences, engaging them in activities that strengthen individual global competencies, and providing them opportunities to develop the skills and cultural understanding necessary to effectively address global challenges and advance Oklahoma, the nation, and our world.


All positions require a bachelor's degree and admittance to a graduate program. Some positions may require an early summer start date. Preference is given to Higher Education master’s students.



  • Stipend: $1,200/month
  • Tuition: In and out-of-state waiver
  • Accommodation: Private room with a community bath in the traditional residence hall
  • Global Scholars Living Learning Program

    The OSU Center for Global Learning (CGL) hosts one .50 FTE graduate assistant for supporting over 75 international and domestic exchange students on campus each year. The person in this position serves as the Coordinator for the Global Scholars Living Learning Program (LLP) in a traditional residence hall on campus. This position provides the selected graduate student with program development and implementation, leadership, management, and intercultural learning opportunities. 


    Critical for success in this role is an openness to working with students of a wide range of ages from many difference countries and cultural backgrounds. The ideal graduate assistant will have some experience studying, working, or traveling abroad and find career happiness in helping students on campus for a year or less build a sense of community and connection with OSU.



    This position requires a bachelor’s degree and admittance to a graduate program. The ability to start this position approximately the first week in August, so approximately two weeks prior to the start of the fall semester, is also required.  If not certified prior to starting the position, certification for driving a 15-passenger van is also expected to be completed early in the school year. 



    • Stipend: $1,200/month
    • Accommodation: Private room with a community bath in the traditional residence hall
    • Tuition: In and out-of-state waiver
    • Graduate student health insurance


    General Responsibilities:

    • Preparing for the arrival of new students each semester, including:
    • Preparing welcome kits and bedding incoming exchange students 
    • Maintaining inventory of bedding checked out to students
    • Assisting with airport pick-ups and room check-in
    • Assist in Walmart runs during first week of move-in
    • Supporting students in completing arrival processes such as student IDs, immunization checks, and immigration paperwork processing
    • Providing campus and community tours
    • Planning semester-long agenda of events (includes events and activities to promote cultural engagement, campus involvement, academic success, and community outreach and volunteering) and overseeing logistics and implementation of all organized events
    • Support student interest with informal social gatherings within the community
    • Support students in location resources and support services on campus
    • Advise students on various aspects of success as a student in a US university
    • End-of-semester, Move Outs, and Room Changes
    • Collect and analyze evaluation and assessment data 
    • Oversee return of bedding and inventory records
    • Assist with room change requests and other mid-year adjustments
    • Assist with returning students
    • Support students returning home at the end of each semester, as needed
    • Other duties as identified and/or assigned related to the personal and academic success of residents
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