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 unit’s established rates for the contracted responsibilities. Position responsibilities, time commitment, and compensation will vary by department and position.
  • All assistantships comply with graduate student hiring rules and regulations outlined by the Provost’s Office for Graduate Education.
  • Students must be enrolled full-time in a graduate program in order to be eligible for assistantships.
  • Applications are submitted to the University Life department/hiring manager and/or HandShake and/or HR Jobs posting 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.
  • The majority of University Life Graduate Professional Assistant positions will be posted by late mid-late March 2021.
  • For 2021-2022 academic year, most hiring decision will take place between March and May 2021.
Job Listings
Assistantship
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OfficeContact PersonApplication ProcessDeadline
Leadership Education and DevelopmentLeadership Education and DevelopmentPhil Rippa
prippa@gmu.edu
Interested applicants must submit a letter of interest, resume and three professional references to Phil Rippa at prippa@gmu.eduApril 5, 2021
Student GovernmentStudent InvolvementPhil McDaniel
pmcdanie@gmu.edu
Interested applicants must submit a letter of interest, resume and three professional references to Phil McDaniel at pmcdanie@gmu.eduMarch 25, 2021
Registered Student OrganizationsStudent InvolvementPhil McDaniel
pmcdanie@gmu.edu
Interested applicants must submit a letter of interest, resume and three professional references to Phil McDaniel at pmcdanie@gmu.eduMarch 25, 2021
GMU EsportsStudent InvolvementPhil McDaniel
pmcdanie@gmu.edu
Interested applicants must submit a letter of interest, resume and three professional references to Phil McDaniel at pmcdanie@gmu.eduMarch 25, 2021
Family ProgramsNew Student and Family ProgramsDaylen Orlick
dorlick@gmu.edu
Interested applicants must submit a letter of interest and resume to Daylen Orlick at dorlick@gmu.eduApril 9, 2021
Quill Camp and Mason ReadsNew Student and Family ProgramsSamantha Greenberg
sgreenb6@gmu.edu
Interested applicants must submit a letter of interest, resume and three professional references to Samantha Greenberg at sgreenb6@gmu.eduApril 9, 2021
Quill Camp and New Student ProgramsNew Student and Family ProgramsSamantha Greenberg
sgreenb6@gmu.edu
Interested applicants must submit a letter of interest, resume and three professional references to Samantha Greenberg at sgreenb6@gmu.eduApril 9, 2021
Academic IntegrityAcademic IntegrityAmanda Ogisi
aogisi@gmu.edu
Interested applicants must submit a letter of interest, resume and three professional references to Amanda Ogisi at aogisi@gmu.eduApril 9, 2021
LGBTQ+ ResourcesCenter for Culture, Equity and EmpowermentLGBTQ+ Resources
lgbtq@gmu.edu
Interested applicants must submit a letter of interest, resume and three professional references to LGBTQ+ Resources at lgbtq@gmu.edu OR applicants can apply via Handshake at https://careers.gmu.edu/handshakeApril 20, 2021
Student SuccessMason Care NetworkTJ Pegg
apegg@gmu.edu
Interested applicants must submit a letter of interest, resume and three professional references to TJ Pegg at apegg@gmu.eduApril 21, 2021 by 5 pm EDT
Residential Student Engagement - Student InvolvementHousing and Residence LifeChristian Rafael Suero
ResStaff@gmu.edu
Interested applicants must submit a letter of interest, resume and three professional references to Christian Rafael Suero at ResStaff@gmu.eduApril 23, 2021 by 9 am EDT
Residential Student Engagement - The RidgeHousing and Residence LifeChristian Rafael Suero
ResStaff@gmu.edu
Interested applicants must submit a letter of interest, resume and three professional references to Christian Rafael Suero at ResStaff@gmu.eduApril 23, 2021 by 9 am EDT
Residential Academic EngagementHousing and Residence LifeChristian Rafael Suero
ResStaff@gmu.edu
Interested applicants must submit a letter of interest, resume and three professional references to Christian Rafael Suero at ResStaff@gmu.eduApril 23, 2021 by 9 am EDT
Marketing and CommunicationsHousing and Residence LifeChristian Rafael Suero
ResStaff@gmu.edu
Interested applicants must submit a letter of interest, resume and three professional references to Christian Rafael Suero at ResStaff@gmu.eduApril 23, 2021 by 9 am EDT

 

Questions?

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