HESAA Assistantships

Assistantship Day: Friday, February 28, 2020

Assistantship Day runs from 8:30am - 5:00pm with an optional evening activity. A tentative schedule is available here. There will also be a welcome dinner with the Higher Education Graduate Association on Thursday, February 27 for those from out of town. Additionally, there will be a dinner and social gathering with current students on Friday, February 28 after the interview day.
All full job descriptions will be available by Friday, January 24, 2020. Registration opens on January 27, 2020 and will include housing information. Registration is due by Thursday, February 7, 2020 and you will select the positions you are interested in applying for.

If you have questions about admission to Canisius HESAA program, please contact Brandi Banks at banksb@canisius.edu. 
If you have questions about the academic program, please contact Dr. Mark Harrington at harring4@canisius.edu.

Graduate assistantships are available on a competitive basis in a variety of offices at Canisius College and at other institutions in the area.  Graduate assistantships provide tuition waivers and monetary remuneration as well as invaluable experience. Those who apply to the program by February 1, 2020 are invited to interview with assistantship supervisors on Assistantship Day.

Available Assistantships 2020-2021

Please note: The HESAA Assistantship Day process is reserved for students who are accepted to or continuing in the Higher Education and Student Affairs Administration program for the 2020-2021 academic year.

Canisius College


Student-Athlete Academic Support Services Graduate Assistant

Be The Light Institute

Be The Light Institute Graduate Assistant 

Campus Ministry

Graduate Assistant

Canisius Fund

Graduate Assistant

Center for International Education

International Student Programs/ Institute for Global Engagement

International Student Programs Graduate Assistant

Study Abroad Advisor/International Service-Immersion Graduate Assistant

College of Arts and Sciences

Specialized Advising Graduate Assistant

Counseling Center

Outreach Coordinator

Department of Kinesiology

Graduate Assistant

Event Services

Graduate Assistant

Higher Education and Student Affairs Administration Program

Program Coordinator

Pre-Med Center

Graduate Assistant

Student Affairs

New Student Orientation and Leadership Development Graduate Assistant 

Student Life

Hall Director (2)

Housing Operations Coordinator

Student Engagement Coordinator - Involvement

Student Engagement Coordinator - Programming

Student Success

Career Development Graduate Assistant

Student Accessibility and First Generation Student Success Graduate Assistant

Student Accessibility and Veteran Support Services Graduate Assistant

Tutoring and Study Center Graduate Assistant

D'Youville College

Office of Diversity and Inclusion

Graduate Assistant

Genesee Community College

College Village - Residence Life

Graduate Area Coordinator

Hilbert College

Center for Student Involvement & Leadership

Graduate Assistant

Office of Residence Life

Graduate Residence Coordinator

Office of Career Development

Graduate Assistant

Medaille College

Academic Support Center

Academic Coach and Student Support Graduate Assistant

Tutoring Graduate Assistanst

First Year Experience Graduate Assistant

Honors Program

Honors Program Graduate Assistant

Office of Residence Life

Hall Director

Niagara County Community College

Office of Student Life

Graduate Assistant for Student Life

Niagara University

Office of Residence Life

Graduate Residence Director

SUNY Geneseo

Office of Residence Life

Resident Director

Graduate Townhouse Director

Office of Student Life

Geneseo Late Night Programs Graduate Assistant

Trocaire College

Office of Student Engagement

Graduate Assistant

Office of Admissions

Admissions Recruiter Graduate Assistant

Assistantship Day Registration Process

  • Step 1: Review the Position Descriptions
  • Step 2: Complete Online Registration Form

Questions? Contact Dr. Mark Harrington, HESAA Program Director at Canisius College by emailing harring4@canisius.edu.