FAQ

Who is eligible to use the services of the Office of Relocation and Dual Career Assistance?

All prospective and new employees and their relocating dual career partners and families.

What services does the Office of Relocation and Dual Career Assistance provide?

We offer four main services: 1) Navigating a challenging Housing Market, 2) Assisting working partners in the job search process, 3) Employee Discounts and 4) Community Integration Resources & Referrals.

How can I contact the Office of Relocation and Dual Career Assistance?

Contact Becky Gosky via email: relocation@appstate.edu or by telephone: 828-262-6483. All messages are received directly by the Coordinator.

Who should contact the Office of Relocation and Dual Career Assistance?

  • Contact us if you are a prospective employee and you have questions about the housing market, what it is like living in the High Country, what the schools are like, and other similar questions.
  • Contact us if you are a new employee and you have questions about getting connected with housing, employment and resources in our community.
  • Contact us if you are a dual career partner and have questions about the job market, how to start a job search, what employers are nearby, what activities and resources are here for you and for your family, what volunteer options are here, and other similar questions.

To whom does the Office of Relocation and Dual Career Assistance report?

RDCA reports jointly to Academic Affairs and Human Resources.

How are data reported?

Qualitative and quantitative data are reported to Academic Affairs and Human Resources on an ongoing basis and in an annual report. Individual names are kept confidential within this program.

Is there an assessment of satisfaction?

An email survey is sent to those who work with our office. Responses are kept confidential and are only used to improve our services.

Are you available to come speak to my interviewees or to new orientation groups?

Yes, we are available to meet with groups or individuals and to provide information and follow-up consultations to individuals or families.