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 March 2020.
  • For 2020-2021 academic year, most hiring decision will take place between March and May 2020.
Job Listings
Assistantship
(click to view position description)
OfficeContact PersonApplication ProcessDeadline
AssessmentHousing and Residence LifeMeeghan Milette
ResStaff@gmu.edu
Interested applicants must submit a letter of interest, resume and three professional references to Meeghan Milette at ResStaff@gmu.eduMarch 27, 2020
Student Care and OutreachHousing and Residence LifeMeeghan Milette
ResStaff@gmu.edu
Interested applicants must submit a letter of interest resume and three professional references to Meeghan Milette at ResStaff@gmu.eduMarch 27, 2020
Community Outreach and EducationHousing and Residence LifeMeeghan Milette
ResStaff@gmu.edu
Interested applicants must submit a letter of interest, resume and three professional references to Meeghan Milette at ResStaff@gmu.eduMarch 27, 2020
Community Standards – OutreachHousing and Residence LifeMeeghan Milette
ResStaff@gmu.edu
Interested applicants must submit a letter of interest, resume and three professional references to Meeghan Milette at ResStaff@gmu.eduMarch 27, 2020
Living Learning CommunitiesHousing and Residence LifeMeeghan Milette
ResStaff@gmu.edu
Interested applicants must submit a letter of interest, resume and three professional references to Meeghan Milette at ResStaff@gmu.eduMarch 27, 2020
Marketing and CommunicationsHousing and Residence LifeMeeghan Milette
ResStaff@gmu.edu
Interested applicants must submit a letter of interest, resume and three professional references to Meeghan Milette at ResStaff@gmu.eduMarch 27, 2020
Residential Communities (Eastern Shore)Housing and Residence LifeMeeghan Milette
ResStaff@gmu.edu
Interested applicants must submit a letter of interest, resume and three professional references to Meeghan Milette at ResStaff@gmu.eduMarch 27, 2020
Residential Communities (Townhouses)Housing and Residence LifeMeeghan Milette
ResStaff@gmu.edu
Interested applicants must submit a letter of interest, resume and three professional references to Meeghan Milette at ResStaff@gmu.eduMarch 27, 2020
Residential Student Development Initiatives 8.28.14 AMHousing and Residence LifeMeeghan Milette
ResStaff@gmu.edu
Interested applicants must submit a letter of interest, resume and three professional references to Meeghan Milette at ResStaff@gmu.eduMarch 27, 2020
Alcohol, Tobacco and Other DrugsStudent Support and Advocacy CenterLin Chun
lphilpot@gmu.edu
Interested applicants can apply via HandShake or by submitting a letter of interest, resume and three professional references to Lin Chun at lphilpot@gmu.eduApril 2, 2020
Graduate Student EngagementGraduate Student LifeDr. Julie Choe Kim
ychoekim@gmu.edu
It is preferred that interested applicants apply via HandShake (posting# 3643401). Applications will also be accepted by submitting a letter of interest, resume and three professional references to Dr. Julie Choe Kim at ychoekim@gmu.edu. Please include your graduate degree program and your expected date of graduation in your application materials.April 13, 2020
Campus EventsStudent InvolvementPhil McDaniel
pmcdanie@gmu.edu
Interested applicants must submit a letter of interest, resume and three professional references to Phil McDaniel at pmcdanie@gmu.edu

If a candidate wishes to be considered for multiple positions within Student Involvement, they may simply indicate which positions on their letter of interest instead of submitting multiple sets of application materials.
April 10, 2020
Fraternity and Sorority LifeStudent InvolvementPhil McDaniel
pmcdanie@gmu.edu
Interested applicants must submit a letter of interest, resume and three professional references to Phil McDaniel at pmcdanie@gmu.edu

If a candidate wishes to be considered for multiple positions within Student Involvement, they may simply indicate which positions on their letter of interest instead of submitting multiple sets of application materials.
April 10, 2020
UNIV Courses and ProgramsUNIV Course and ProgramsMelitta Igwe
migwe@gmu.edu
Interested applicants must submit a letter of interest and resume to Melitta Igwe at migwe@gmu.edu

April 17, 2020

 

Questions?

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