Graduate Employment Opportunity in Social Work

This position is filled for the 2013-2014 academic year.

Training Project Assistant

The position provides a full time tuition scholarship (in-state rate) and a stipend paid through the Research Foundation of SUNY for each semester of the 2013-2014 academic year. The graduate student, who is an employee of the Research Foundation of SUNY, reports to the Director of the Training Project and is responsible for a minimum of 12 hours per week throughout the academic year. S/he should be available to work some parts of winter break.


  • Serve as point of contact for Department of Social Services for all activities and events funded by the grant
  • Establish a liaison relationship with Sponsored Research and Programs and other campus offices and Department of Social Services
  • Assist with other initiatives/projects as assigned relating to the Training Project
  • Manage the documentation and completion of financial paperwork under the grants
  • Assist in compiling data for periodic evaluative reports


  • Matriculated graduate student at Plattsburgh State
  • University in good academic standing (minimum 3.0 GPA)
  • Strong oral, written, and quantitative skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and time management skills
  • Basic computer skills: Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently and in a team
  • Ability to initiate new contacts and work well with other professionals

Contact Information

To apply for this position, complete a Graduate Assistantship Application Form by February 15. The application form can be downloaded at:

For more information about the position, contact:

Dr. Lynne Soine
Social Work Department
Office: Ward Hall 101
Phone: (518) 564-4174