Wilson Commons Student Activities

Parent and Family Relations - Graduate Assistant


The primary charge of the Parent and Family Relations Graduate Assistant is to support the work of Parent and Family Relations, as well as serve as a representative of the University. The Graduate Assistant will be involved in communicating and working directly with parents and the university community. This includes working closely with the Director of Parent and Family Relations to develop new programming, services and communication efforts. This position is ideal for a creative individual who works well independently and has strong customer service and communication skills.

Parent and Family Relations, in collaboration with offices across the University, helps parents understand and support the student experience, learning, and growth. This office assists in orienting families to the University of Rochester and serves as a resource for families throughout their student's undergraduate career. It is our goal that members of the University of Rochester parent/family community feel informed, valued, and respected.

Essential Duties, Tasks and Responsibilities

Work with Director of Parent and Family Relations to plan and implement new programs and initiatives





Time Commitment

10 hours per week. Additional hours during peak times (Orientation, Meliora Weekend and Commencement). Term of position is 10 months to a year, with possible reappointment. Start date is flexible.


Minimum requirements include, but are not limited to: