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Available Assistantships

Spring 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.

Advanced Academy of Georgia

Contact Name: Adriana Stanley

Phone Number: 678-839-0634

E-mail Address:

Number of Available Positions: 1

Position Description:

  • Type letters, develop forms and publications, and enter student data
  • Perform varied clerical duties such as filing, copying, running errands, answering the telephone and marketing to prospective students
  • Prepare signs, posters, and mailings
  • Assist with Academy student community service programming and extracurricular opportunities
  • Assist in management and hosting Academy Thursday Night Dinner programs, scheduling of presenters, arranging logistics, and recording attendance
  • Assist with planning and executing all Academy student life activities (Fall Dance, Spring Formal, Decathlon, Talent Show, Gunn Gazette, Gunn Yearbook, Intramurals, Residence Hall Council, Involvement Committee, etc.) 
  • Assist with organization and logistics for all-Academy events and functions
  • Other duties as assigned by the Director


  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Minimum GPA of 3.2

Semester Salary: $1,500 + tuition waiver

Hours Per Week: 13

Start Date: January 11, 2016

Days & Hours Needed: Flexible - Days, evenings, & weekends

Ingram Library - Circulation

Contact Name: Sarah Gourley

Phone Number: 678-839-6503

E-mail Address:

Number of Available Positions: 8

Position Description: These positions will be responsible for providing customer service to library users among three different shifts. Positions include being responsible for basic circulation duties like checking materials in and out, providing information about library policies to users, and processing items from other USG schools.


  • Knowledge of Windows-based programs
  • Enrolled at UWG as a graduate student
  • Ability to lift 40 lbs

Semester Salary: $3,752 + tuition waiver

Hours Per Week: 20

Days & Hours Needed: Various hours from Sunday 2 p.m. through Friday 11 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. through 6 p.m.(Library is open 24/5)

Additional Requirements:

  • Application
  • Resume
  • Unofficial transcript

Ingram Library - Special Collections

Phone Number: 678-839-5455

E-mail Address:

Numbers of Available Positions: 1

Position Description: 

  • Arrange and describe archival collections
  • Prepare inventories and finding aids or 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


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

Semester Salary: $3,000 + tuition waiver

Hours Per Week: 15

Start Date: January 2016

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