Loyola University Maryland

Office of Human Resources

Disability Support Services Graduate Assistant


Disability Support Services

Newman Towers West 107

Position Graduate Student Assistant (direct hire)
Hours & Wages

15 hours a week:
Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m.-7 p.m.
and Friday 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
(exact schedule to be determined)

$16-17 per hour

  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Experience working with diverse populations, especially students with disabilities
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Clear written and oral communication skills
  • Demonstrated problem solving abilities
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Familiarity and experience with electronic information technology

Graduate Student Assistant in DSS is expected to:

  • Assist students registering with DSS, by providing information about DSS and the process for requesting accommodations
  • Utilize the DSS database to prepare exam requests and print the exams proctored by DSS as well as assist with the oversight for the return of exams
  • Proctor exams and assist with oversight of undergraduate proctors
  • Reply to students emails on behalf of DSS staff related to their exam requests, books in alt format and their notetaking accommodation
  • Assist with the fulfillment of notetaking requests and monitor the notetaking assignments periodically throughout semester
  • Compile orders for notetaking thank you gifts at the end of semester – either sweatshirts or gift cards
  • Secure books in alternate format (e-text) for students with this accommodation.This includes contacting publishers and investigating publisher information when it is unknown to request an e-text copy
  • Review emails in two generic accounts daily to determine which staff member should handle each email or reply as representative of office to professor or student inquiries
  • Attend weekly staff meetings
  • Assist with disability awareness activities
Contact information Kathleen Bruns

Graduate Assistant Employment Application