Graduate Professional 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 are outlined by the Graduate Division in the Graduate Division Hiring Rules & Procedures.
  • 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 as indicated on the position posting.
  • University Life hiring managers may request virtual or phone 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 2024.
  • For 2024-2025 academic year, most hiring decisions will take place between March and May 2024.
Assistantship Opportunities
Assistantship
(click to view position description)
OfficeContact PersonApplication ProcessDeadline
GPA for LEADLEAD: Leadership Education and DevelopmentPhil RippaSubmit a letter of interest, resume, and three professional references to prippa@gmu.edu. Friday, May 3, 2024
GPA for SSAC Substance Use & RecoveryStudent Support & Advocacy CenterDelishia AshworthSubmit a letter of interest, resume, and three professional references to dashwort@gmu.eduWednesday, May 15, 2024
GPA for Mason Korea Student EngagementOffice of International Programs & ServicesDr. Yali PanSubmit a letter of interest, resume, and three professional references to oipsprog@gmu.eduSunday, June 16, 2024
GPA for Well-Being Programs and OutreachCenter for the Advancement of Well-BeingKatie ClareSubmit a letter of interest, resume, and three professional references to kclare@gmu.eduMonday, June 15, 2024 by 5pm
GPA UL Technology ServicesUniversity Life Technology ServicesMichael BenedictSubmit a letter of interest, resume, and three professional references to mbenedi3@gmu.eduTuesday, July 9, 2024

 

Questions?

Please contact the University Life Staff Experience Team: Meeghan Milette mharrin8@gmu.edu or Amy Snyder, asnyder@gmu.edu