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Available Assistantships

Fall 2016

Below is a list of available assistantships for the Fall 2015 semester, which includes: the number of available positions, contact person for the department, job duties and qualifications. If you are interested in applying for one of the positions, you should contact the person listed under that department's posting. The postings are updated frequently.

Please send your application to the department you are applying to.

Athletics/Academic Support

Contact Person: Emily Hall

Phone: 678-839-5367

Email Address: ehall@westga.edu

Position Title: Graduate Assistant

Number of Available Positions: 3 (Fall 2016, Spring 2017, and Summer 2017)

Position Description: The graduate assistant hired will assist the Athletics Academic Coordinator with all student athlete academic needs. A successful candidate will: 

Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor's degree in Math, English, Education, Speech Pathology, Psychology, Counseling, or Sport Management is preferred
  • Knowledgeable of Microsoft Office Suite: Excel, PowerPoint, and Word
  • Excellent communication and written skills
  • Readiness to help with a variety of programs and tasks
  • Well organized, self-starter, and self-motivated
  • Willingness to collaborate with staff and other GAs and interns
  • Comfortable in diverse settings and diverse communities
  • Ability to prioritize your workload
  • Ability to work under pressure in order to meet deadlines
  • Capable of working unsupervised as part of a team
  • Professionalism is a must

Semester Salary: Tuition waiver only

Hours Per Week: 20

Start Date: August 1, 2016

Days & Hours Needed: Monday through Friday, some weekends, mornings, afternoons, and evenings

Additional Requirements: Submit cover letter, resume, unofficial college transcript(s) and contact information for three references to Ms. Emily Hall at ehall@westga.edu