At Texas A&M, the Offices of the Dean of Student Life has over 100 employees! With more than 50 full-time staff members, 10 graduate assistants and 40 student assistants, we strive to serve the students of this university in keeping with our department’s goal of Supporting You.
Full-Time Employment Openings
All applicants for full-time positions require an application through Texas A&M University Workday. Below you will find a list of current positions open and a link to the position description and application.
Health Promotion Specialist for Health Promotion
Apply here – Priority deadline June 3
The Student Development Specialist II is responsible for: planning, implementing and evaluating health strategies, policies, programs and services for TAMU students (with a focus on alcohol and drug education); providing health training and guidance; collaborating with on and off campus entities; reporting; supervising student staff and interns; and advising peer educators.
Coordinator of the Women’s Resource Center
The Student Development Specialist III position for the Women’s Resource Center is designed to be the lead for all of the Women’s Resource Center programming and supervision of the Center’s graduate assistant and student workers. There are no full time positions in the Center which could absorb these responsibilities.
Assistant Coordinator for New Student and Family Programs (No longer accepting applications)
- What does the structure of the Offices of the Dean of Student Life look like?
- See Division of Student Affairs and the Offices of the Dean of Student Life organizational charts
- How often does the department meet as a whole? How often do office staff meet? How often would this position be meeting with the direct supervisor?
- The department meets as a full staff once a month as well as holds two retreats each year. Program area meetings vary from once a week to every other week. Additional meetings include one on one meetings between supervisors and employees and department and division committee meetings. The frequency of these additional meetings may vary.
- What does the timeline for the hiring process look like?
- All full-time positions will be posted for a minimum of 5 days. Application collection times vary; we encourage you to submit your application materials as soon as possible. Feel free to contact our HR coordinator at Christinep@studentlife.tamu.edu for a more detailed timeline for the specific position you are applying for.
- Full-time positions generally have a phone interview round and final candidates will proceed to an on-campus interview.
- Are there professional development opportunities for this position? If so, what are they?
- The department has a Professional Development and Staff Training committee that organizes two retreats a year as well as lunch and learn events and speakers at department meetings.
- The Division of Student Affairs Staff Development Team plans monthly division programs with speakers that connect with the division’s strategic plan. The team also coordinates new staff orientation several times a year.
- Professional development funds are usually allocated for graduate assistant and full-time positions. Funds may be used for attending training and conferences with the approval of your supervisor.
- Additional professional developments are available through the Division of Student Affairs Professional Development Grant program. http://dsastaff.tamu.edu/dsa-professional-development-grant
- If I apply for a position using my LinkedIn profile, do I need to include a resume and cover letter?
- Yes, including a resume and cover letter in your application is strongly recommended when applying for a job within the Offices of the Dean of Student Life.