Assistantships for Graduate Students

Thank you for your interest in considering a UNCW Student Affairs Assistantship. The Division of Student Affairs works directly with various programs within the UNCW Graduate School in providing their students employment and experiential opportunities, including assistantships and practica.

The assistantship application process is centralized this year, please take the time to review the following open positions and you may apply for up to 3 you are interested in. Any questions regarding the positions should be addressed to the contact person. As indicated in the application, all cover letters and resumes should be sent to Teddy Howell tlh7956@uncw.edu. Priority is given to applicants who apply to a graduate program and an assistantship by March 1st. Candidates should plan on attending our interview weekend on March 18th and 19th 2016.

Link for application:https://selectsurvey.uncw.edu/SelectSurveyNET//TakeSurvey.aspx?SurveyID=9lKH4p8KL

Graduate assistantships for the 2016-2017 academic year are available through the Department of Campus Life, Campus Recreation, the Career Center and the Office of Student Leadership and Engagement. Stipends start at $10,000 per year.

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Campus Recreation

Adventure Recreation
Reports to the Assistant Director of Campus Recreation – Adventure Recreation
Not Available '16-'17

Contact: David Parker
parkerd@uncw.edu

The Graduate Assistant for Adventure Recreation will assist with planning, organizing, implementing, supervising, and evaluating assigned programs and team members. Specific duties may include programming and administrative responsibilities with adventure trips, the climbing wall, challenge/ropes course, and equipment rentals; plan and conduct in-service trainings and staff meetings, and assist with facilitator and trip leader training classes; maintaining accurate statistical records related to participation, budget, and equipment inventory; supervision during trips, workshops, and scheduled programs; coordinate vehicle reservations and use; participant record keeping and documentation; distribution and collection of equipment; assist with post event evaluation; and assist with marketing requests and follow-up. Actively facilitate or lead challenge/ropes course programs or adventure trips. Previous experience leading water-based trips, overnight/extended trips, challenge course facilitation, and equipment maintenance is preferred. Annual Compensation: $11,000. 20 Hours per week. 10-month position.

Aquatics
Reports to the Assistant Director of Campus Recreation – Aquatics
Application Open '16-'17

Contact: David Parker
parkerd@uncw.edu

The Graduate Assistant for Aquatics will assist with planning, organizing, developing and implementing a comprehensive aquatics program; including special event, Learn-to-Swim, and Health & Safety programming. Direct responsibilities will include coordinating Learn-to-Swim programs, Health & Safety programs and in-service trainings. Other responsibilities may include Aquatic team member management (hiring, training, scheduling, supervising, and evaluating); assisting with daily facility and pump room maintenance (including routine safety inspections); assist in the management of special maintenance projects that occur throughout the year (including break periods); assisting with student payroll and budget planning, policy development, and the equipment inventory/purchasing process. Previous experience in programming and organizing learn-to-swim programs, summer camps, staff supervision, pump room and water clarity maintenance preferred. Annual Compensation: $11,000. 20 Hours per week. 10-month position.

Certifications: Must have LGI and WSI certifications. Preferred certifications: WSI-IT, LGI-IT, CPO, and/or AFO.

Competitive Sports
Reports to the Assistant Director of Campus Recreation – Competitive Sports
Not Available '16-'17

Contact: David Parker
parkerd@uncw.edu

The Graduate Assistant for Competitive Sports will assist with planning, organizing, administering, and supervising competitive sports programs and team members as assigned. Specific duties include: recruiting, training, scheduling, supervising, and evaluating (including video evaluation) officials for assigned intramural sports activities; training, scheduling, supervising, and evaluating support staff for assigned intramural sports or Sport Club activities; maintaining accurate statistical records related to participation, budget, and equipment inventory; coordinating and communicating departmental programs and services to designated student representative groups; and conducting/instructing clinics and workshops on rules, playing techniques, officiating procedures, and intramural sports policies. Mentor assigned Sport Clubs; assist with Sport Club Council meetings and officer trainings, club budget allocation, roster and waiver management, home event planning and management, etc. Previous experience in programming and organizing intramural sports programs and previous experience officiating and/or officials’ training is preferred. Annual Compensation: $11,000. 20 Hours per week. 10-month position.

Facility Operations
Reports to the Assistant Director of Campus Recreation – Facility Operations
Application Open '16-'17

Contact: David Parker
parkerd@uncw.edu

The Graduate Assistant for Facility Operations will assist with the overall operation of the Student Recreation Center for recreational programs. Prepare and supervise facilities for departmental programs; assist with scheduling of space and maintenance of equipment inventory; manage student team members including scheduling, training (conduct in-service trainings and staff meetings) and evaluating; evaluate facilities for continued operational effectiveness; and conduct risk management safety inspections. Additionally, the Graduate Assistant will assist in the management of special maintenance projects that occur throughout the year (including break periods). Previous experience in facility supervision, equipment inventory, and/or maintenance is preferred. Annual Compensation: $11,000. 20 Hours per week. 10-month position.

Fitness
Reports to the Assistant Director of Campus Recreation – Fitness
Application Open '16-'17

Contact: David Parker
parkerd@uncw.edu

The Graduate Assistant for Fitness will the planning, organizing, administering, and supervising fitness programs and team members as assigned. Specific duties may include: team member management (hiring, training, scheduling, evaluating, planning and conducting in-service trainings) and staff meetings; assist with the planning and conducting of in-house Fitness Instructor Training and Train To Be A Trainer classes; fitness assessments and personal training; supervising the fitness center; conducting incentive and activity programs; assisting in the organization and administration of the group fitness program to include video evaluation; overseeing statistical information, equipment, and facility needs; instructing various Strength/Cardio/Mind + Body programs; and fitness specific special events. Previous experience with teaching group exercise (Strength/Cardio/Mind + Body )including certification from a nationally recognized organization, fitness assessments and personal training including certification from a nationally recognized organization and knowledge of human anatomy, muscle physiology and biomechanics is preferred. Annual Compensation: $11,000. 20 Hours per week. 10-month position.

Marketing
Reports to the Recreation Program Coordinator
Application Open '16-'17

Contact: David Parker
parkerd@uncw.edu

The Graduate Assistant for Marketing will assist with organizing, developing, managing, and implementing the overall marketing plan, marketing strategies and projects for the Department of Campus Recreation or within assigned program areas. Assist the Recreation Program Coordinator with information fairs, special events and various activities within specific program areas. Other duties include development and management of website and social media, brochures/posters/flyers, public service announcements, and database management; strategy planning and targeting efforts; conduct presentations to designated groups; and assist with set-up/take down and logistical concerns for information fairs and special events. Manage the marketing student staff (schedule, train, evaluate), plan and facilitate marketing staff meetings (scheduling, creating/sharing agendas, incorporating in-service training & teambuilding), and assigns duties or projects. Directly responsible for the proofing process of all marketing materials created by marketing team members. Previous experience with marketing programs or events, Adobe Suite software (Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, etc.), graphic design and layout skills, working with a variety of social media platforms, photography, website development and management, creating and writing brochures and public service announcements and proofreading is preferred. Annual Compensation: $11,000. 20 Hours per week. 10-month position.

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Campus Life

Arts & Programs
Position Filled '16-'17
The Graduate Assistant for Arts & Programs assists the Director of Campus Life Arts & Programs in providing support for programming, logistics, outreach, and web design. Annual Compensation: $10,000. 20 Hours per week. 9-month position.

Association for Campus Entertainment
Position Filled '16-'17
The ACE Graduate Assistant will serve the Association for Campus Entertainment as the advisor for three of the six ACE Committees, which requires providing on-site support for programs, working with students to increase their professional and communication skills, as well as managing time, budgets, and groups. This position will also provide support for major campus events alongside the ACE Coordinator, Andrea Ingle. Annual Compensation: $10,500. 20 hours per week. 9-month position.

Business Operations
Position Filled '16-'17
The Graduate Assistant for Business Operations provides financial support for Campus Life business services staff. The Graduate Assistant will monitor, reconcile, and analyze account activity, which includes student fee and non-student fee revenue and expense transactions. As a reconciliation specialist, the Graduate Assistant ensures that guidelines and procedures for operating processes are sufficient and prevent errors in accounting records. The Graduate Assistant will monitor and assist in maintaining Campus Life budgets and provide back up and support for staff. The Graduate Assistant is the back-up coordinator for Purchasing Administrative Card System (PACS) and is responsible for modifying all transactions. As well, this position assists with processing check requests and petty cash transactions. On a daily basis, the Graduate Assistant will be responsible for processing daily deposits from Sharky’s Game Room and Lumina Box Office. Annual Compensation: $11,000. 20 hours per week. 11-month position.

Marketing & Design
Position Filled '16-'17
The Graduate Assistant for Marketing & Design assists the Director of Campus Life Arts & Programs will provide support for programming, marketing, publicity and graphic design. Annual Compensation: $10,000. 20 Hours per week. 9-month position.

Multicultural Student Organizations

Position Filled '16-'17
The Multicultural Student Organizations Graduate Assistant will advise and provide support for multicultural student organizations and their leaders, as well as provide general support to all student organizations. This position will also provide support for CAIC’s major campus events alongside the CAIC full time staff as needed and appropriate. Frequent evenings and weekends will be required. Annual Compensation: $11,000. 20 Hours per week. 9-month position.

Student Employee Program
Position Filled '16-'17
This position is designed for a creative, organized, self-starting individual who seeks opportunities to develop leadership and employment skills in students. The Graduate Assistant for the Student Employee Program assists the Assistant Director of Campus Life Arts & Programs in managing the Student Employment Program, helping to train, motivate and develop approximately 120 student staff members. The graduate student assists with the planning and facilitation of the biannual student employee trainings, new employee orientation, a manager retreat, and Student Employee Appreciation Week. The graduate assistant facilitates the student employee awards process; coordinates the annual Campus Life banquet; manages the evaluation processes for both employee performance and training events; leads the manager meetings; and assists with the Supervisors Cohort meetings. Specific tasks include scheduling meetings; reserving meeting rooms; taking minutes; preparing agendas; preparing training materials; planning employee socials; ordering catering, gifts and awards; managing the social media page; and managing the yearly budget. Some evening and weekend hours required. Annual Compensation: $10,000. 20 Hours per week. 9-month position.

Student Media
Application Open '16-'17
The Graduate Assistant for Student Media Sales & Marketing supervises sales staff in meeting advertising sales goals for The Seahawk newspaper, Atlantis magazine, and TealTV, and ensures effective ad production and good customer service. Annual Compensation: $11,000. 20 Hours per week. 10-month position.

Event Support & Technology
Position Filled '16-'17
The Graduate Assistant for Event Support & Technology will provide assistance for both the operations and production team of Campus Life including scheduling, event support, inventory management, and technical assistance. The emphasis for this position is to provide an improved experience for our clients through the daily oversight of the student staff schedule, additional support for ongoing events, and preemptive event setup. Some evening and weekend hours required. Compensation: $12,000. 20 hours per week. 12-month position.

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Office of Student Leadership and Engagement

Fraternity & Sorority
Position Filled '16-'17
The Fraternity & Sorority Graduate Assistant will manage Panhellenic, NPHC, and/or Interfraternity Councils; advise 10-12 chapter presidents; advise Order of Omega and its related programs; develop and implement Greek Week; support the Coordinator of Fraternities and Sororities with organizing other major functions and programs; design and implement National Hazing Prevention Week in conjunction with Council officers and Order of Omega; develop and implement Greek Emerging Leaders Program; assist with assessment needs; organize and promote fraternity and sorority newsletter; write articles for various university newsletters; maintain all social media accounts and update regularly; assist in on-going communication with current fraternity and sorority students, alum, advisors, university administration, etc.; and facilitate sessions of the Leadership Development Program. Evening and weekend commitments. Annual Compensation: $10,000. 20 Hours per week. 10-month position.

Leadership & Service
Application Open '16-'17
The Leadership and Service Graduate Assistant will recruit, select, advise, develop, and evaluate undergraduate student volunteers; facilitate sessions of the Leadership Development Program; manage logistics at leadership conferences and institutes; collaborate with nonprofit and community agencies to provide awareness of issues and cultivate, market, and assess experiential learning and service opportunities for students; coordinate and implement signature community service programs in conjunction with student volunteers; plan, execute, and assess programming for Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week and National Volunteer Week; provide event management support at University Awards and Recognition processes; and serve on the Student Affairs Ethics Committee OR the Student Affairs Diversity Committee, including managing the scheduling process and facilitating presentations. Evening and weekend commitments. Annual Compensation: $10,000. 20 Hours per week. 10-month position.

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Campus Activities & Involvement Center

UNCWeekends Program
Application Open '16-'17

Contact: Jon Kapell
kapellj@uncw.edu

The CAIC Graduate Assistant for UNCWeekends advises and manages the UNCWeekends planning group inclusive of event planning, implementation and management, coordination of social media on behalf of CAIC in general and provide oversight for the CAIC website. This position will also provide support for CAIC’s major campus events alongside the CAIC full time staff as needed and appropriate.

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Career Center

Certified Internship Program
Position Filled '16-'17
The CIP Graduate Assistant will have the unique opportunity to help expand our innovative CIP program and engage with the campus and area community to generate interest in the Certified Internship Program. This innovative program provides students a framework to enhance knowledge and experience learned in the classroom through their paid or unpaid internship experiences. In addition to working one-on-one with student interns throughout each semester, the GA will gain experience with marketing and promotion, written and verbal communication, program evaluation, individualized career guidance, event coordinating, networking with campus and community members, and an opportunity to work under direct supervision of Career Center staff. $10,000. 20 Hours per week. 9-month position. ______________________________________________________________________

Assessment, Research and Planning

Application Open '16-'17
Assists in statistical analysis of departmental, divisional, and university assessment data and report writing. Student Voice support for the Division (when needed). Conducts assessment workshops and focus groups as needed. Assists with presentations and publications as needed. Hire Date: June 1st. Annual Compensation: $10,000. 15-18 Hours per week. 10 month position. (May have funding for a second position at a reduced compensation and hourly workload).
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CROSSROADS

Application Open '16-'17
Campus Prevention Programs – Work with Assistant Director of CROSSROADS and peer educators to deliver substance abuse prevention to UNCW students. Co-teaches Challenging Decisions class to students referred by the university conduct system. Application Deadline: April 1st, but the position will stay open until filled. Annual Compensation: $10,000. 20 Hours per week. 10 month position. For more information visit http://uncw.edu/crossroads/get_involved.htm#GradAssistantship.

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Housing and Residence Life

Application Open '16-'17
Set Sail at UNCW

Contact: Sarah Autieri
(910) 962-2457
autieris@uncw.edu

The Assistant Residence Coordinator is a live-in position that works alongside the Residence Coordinators in the management of on-campus housing. Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to; the selection, training and supervision of Desk Receptionist, primary advisor to Area Council, various committee work within the department and will serve on an on-campus crisis response duty rotation. This position is approximately 20 hours per week (however, hours may vary during heavy weeks of the year), 9 month position with optional paid summer employment. Other benefits include: stipend, meal plan, on-campus parking pass, free apartment and utilities, $1000/year in professional development funds and a tuition adjustment (out of state rate will be adjusted to in state rate). For more information please visit: http://www.uncw.edu/stuaff/housing/employment/arc.html

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Office of e-Learning
(Not a Student Affairs position)

Position Filled for '15-'16
The Office of e-Learning is committed to providing training and resources to guide faculty in the development of high-quality online and web-enhanced courses. Through individual course consultation and group training and events, the Office of e-Learning serves as a guidepost for applied online pedagogy, as well as an information hub for the latest in instructional technology. We stand as a resource for faculty at any level of experience and at any stage in course development. 10-20 hours per week. Hours may vary.

Graduate Liberal Studies Program
(Not a Student Affairs position)

Position Filled '15-'16
Coordinates the programmatic offerings of the Graduate Student Life program with the Assistant Dean of Students. Also, provides support and leadership when working with the PERCH’s programmatic efforts. Annual Compensation: $10,500. 20 Hours per Week. 10 month position.

Office of International Programs
(Not a Student Affairs position)

Application Open '16-'17

Office of International Programs Job Description (PDF)

Contact: Adrienne Momeyer
(910) 962-3689
momeyera@uncw.edu

The Office of International Programs (OIP) seeks applications from graduate students with an interest in receiving an assistantship for being a Global Liaison (GL), whose main responsibility will be to promote and nurture UNCW’s global initiatives. Hire Date: August 2016. Annual Compensation: $11,000. 20 Hours per week.

Send via email or campus mail a letter of interest, resume, a degree audit, and list of 3 references to Ms. Adrienne Momeyer, Office of International Programs, Friday Annex. Email: momeyera@uncw.edu. Priority given to applications received before April 15.


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