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Available Assistantships

Summer 2015

Below is a list of available assistantships for the Summer 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.

Ingram Library - Instructional Services

Contact Person: Angela Pashia

Phone Number: 678-839-6362

Email Address: apashia@westga.edu 

Position Description:

  • Staffing the departmental reception desk
  • Organizing instructional materials
  • Assisting with smaller projects as discussed with department faculty

Qualifications:

  • Good interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize
  • Must be able to work 4-5 hours shifts between noon and 5:00 p.m. most days of the week

Semester Salary: $1,500 (plus tuition waiver)

Hours Per Week: 18

Days & Hours Needed: M-F afternoons (please see Qualifications section)

Additional Requirements: Submit an application and resume to Angela Pashia (apashia@westga.edu), preferably in electronic format (either attached to an email or shared via Google Drive).

ITS Customer Support

Contact Person: Vedat Gunay

Phone Number: 678-839-6608

Email Address: vgunay@westga.edu

Number of Available Positions: 3

Position Description: 

Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word
  • Basic knowledge of computers
  • 3.0 GPA or above

Semester Salary: $2,000

Hours Per Week: 20

Start Date: May 4, 2015

Days & Hours Needed: Monday - Friday, between the hours of 8-5. Exact schedule to be negotiated.

Additional Requirements: Include resume with application

Fall 2015

Athletics/Academic Support

Contact Person: Emily Hall

Phone Number: 678-839-5367

Email Address: ehall@westga.edu

Number of Available Positions: 1

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

  • Be admitted to a UWG Graduate program
  • Able to commit working for at least 1-2 years
  • Be able to work nights, days, and weekends
  • Work one-on-one with student athletes who are having academic issues
  • Supervise athletic study tables
  • Provide administrative support in preparation of documents and mailings to students, routine correspondence, and other areas required
  • Update and maintain notebooks of the following information for the advisor: student-tutor evaluation forms, grade reports, etc. 
  • Communicate any concerns or potential problems with academic advisor
  • Assist with maintaining academic records
  • Monitor student-athlete academic progress through GradesFirst
  • Assist Athletic Academic Coordinator with Student Athlete Affairs Life Skill program
  • Candidate is responsible for knowing and implementing both University and NCAA rules and regulations
  • Other duties as assigned to accomplish organizational objectives

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 communities
  • Ability to prioritize workload
  • Ability to work under pressure in order to meet deadlines
  • Capable of working unsupervised and as part of a team
  • Professionalism is a must

Semester Salary: Tuition waiver only

Hours Per Week: 20

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

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

Ingram Library - Special Collections

Phone Number: 678-839-5455

Email Address: special@westga.edu

Number of Available Positions: 2

Position Description:

  • Arrange and describe archival collections
  • Prepare inventories and finding aids of archival collections
  • Re-house materials as necessary
  • Retrieve and re-shelve record storage boxes
  • Research archival subjects pertaining to collections in processing
  • Search complex printed and online bibliographic tools in support of adding materials to Special Collections
  • Work may include digitization and creation of metadata

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 3.6 GPA (required)
  • Excellent and oral and written communication skills
  • Detail-oriented
  • Must be able to lift boxes weighing up to 40 pounds and climb stepladders
  • Ability to be productive while working independently
  • Ability to respect privacy, security, and careful handling protocols

Semester Salary: $3,000

Hours Per Week: 15

Days & Hours Needed: Monday - Friday, between the hours of 8-5. Exact schedule to be negotiated.

Additional Requirements: 

  • Resume
  • Letter of interest
  • Contact information for 3 references
  • Unofficial transcript