Spring 2017

Below is a list of available assistantships for the Spring 2017 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.

The Advanced Academy of Georgia

Contact Name: Adriana Stanley

Phone: 678-839-0634

Email Address: astanley@westga.edu

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
  • Perform duties related to maintaining curfew and off campus records
  • Prepare signs, posters, and mailings
  • Assist with Academy student community service programming and extracurricular opportunities
  • Assist in management and hosting of 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, and other duties as assigned by the Director


  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Minimum GPA 3.2

Hours Per Week: 13

Semester Salary: $2,000 

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


COE Dean's Office

Contact Name: Dr. Brent Heidorn

Phone: 678-839-6189

Email Address: bheidorn@westga.edu

Number of Available Positions: 1

Position Description:

  • Assisting the COE's Tk20 Unit Administrator with various projects in relation to data management and program assesment
  • Assisting the Dean and Associate Deans with assessment and research-related projects including literature reviews, data analysis, and writing
  • Assisting the Dean and Associate Deans with course-related assignments and opportunites
  • Additional duties needed in the Deans Office in the College of Education, to be determined


  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • 3.0 GPA

Hours Per Week: 15-20

Semester Salary: $3,500

Start Date: January 9, 2017

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

Additional Requirements: Please send resume and application to wbrand@westga.edu by Thursday, December 1

Athletics/Academic Support

Contact Name: Emily Hall

Phone: 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 University West Georgia graduate program. Able to commit to working for at least a 1 - 2 year commitment. 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.  Candidate is responsible for knowing and implementing both University and NCAA rules and regulations.  Other duties as assigned to accomplish organizational objectives.


Bachelor’s degree in Math, English, Education, Speech Pathology, Psychology, Counseling, and Sport Management are preferred. Knowledgeable of Microsoft Office Suite: Excel, Power Point, 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 and as part of a team. Professionalism is a must.

Hours Per Week: 20

Start Date: January 4, 2017

Days & Hours Needed: Monday - 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