Graduate Assistantships

University Life is committed to the growth, learning, and professional development of graduate students by providing high-quality, relevant experiences in various functional areas within student affairs related units.  Graduate Professional Assistants are invaluable members of the Division of University Life at George Mason University.

George Mason University is an equal opportunity employer encouraging diversity.

 

Process and Timeline

  • Assistantships are available at the Masters and Doctoral levels and are compensated according to the Provost Office guidelines and the unit’s established rates for the contracted responsibilities.    Position responsibilities, time commitment, and compensation will vary by department and position.
  • All assistantships comply with the Provost Graduate Assistant Guidelines.
  • Students must be enrolled full-time in a graduate program in order to be eligible for assistantships.
  • Applications are submitted through HireMason to the University Life department/hiring manager as indicated on the position posting.
  • University Life hiring managers may request phone and/or in-person interviews.  Decisions to offer assistantships are at the discretion of the respective hiring manager for each position.

 

Job Listings

Assistantship
(click to view position description)
OfficeContact PersonApplication ProcessDeadline
Health and SafetyUniversity Life Safety and Emergency ManagementZachary Pope
zpope@gmu.edu
Interested applicants can submit cover letter, resume, and three professional references via HireMason Priority deadline is April 30, 2017
Higher Ed ProgramHigher Education ProgramDr. Jan Arminio
jarminio@gmu.edu
Interested applicants can submit a letter of interest, resume, statement of teaching philosophy, and list of three references to Dr. Jan Arminio at jarminio@gmu.eduOpen until filled
Incident LiaisonUniversity Life Safety and Emergency ManagementZachary Pope
zpope@gmu.edu
Interested applicants can submit cover letter, resume, and three professional references via HireMason Priority deadline is April 30, 2017
Safety SpecialistUniversity Life Safety and Emergency ManagementZachary Pope
zpope@gmu.edu
Interested applicants can submit cover letter, resume, and three professional references via HireMason Priority deadline is April 30, 2017
Safety Technician - Zone 1University Life Safety and Emergency ManagementZachary Pope
zpope@gmu.edu
Interested applicants can submit cover letter, resume, and three professional references via HireMason Priority deadline is April 30, 2017
Safety Technician - Zone 2University Life Safety and Emergency ManagementZachary Pope
zpope@gmu.edu
Interested applicants can submit cover letter, resume, and three professional references via HireMason Priority deadline is April 30, 2017
Student LeadershipCenter for Academic Advising, Retention, and TransitionsMelitta Igwe
migwe@gmu.edu
Interested applicants can submit cover letter and resume to Melitta Igwe at trcdesk@gmu.eduPriority deadline is April 3, 2017
Transition and Retention InitiativesCenter for Academic Advising, Retention, and TransitionsMelitta Igwe
migwe@gmu.edu
Interested applicants can submit cover letter and resume to Melitta Igwe at trcdesk@gmu.eduPriority deadline is April 3, 2017
University Life ArlingtonUniversity Life ArlingtonDr. Lori Cohen Scher
lcohen@gmu.edu
Interested applicants can submit cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references to Peggy Marsilii at pmarsili@gmu.eduOpen until filled

 

Questions?

Please contact Amy Snyder, Director of University Life Special Projects, asnyder@gmu.edu or 703.993.2884.