Student Employment

The Department of Recreational Services employs more than 130 students in various positions each year. We are always accepting applications for student assistant positions in the Student Recreation Center and other facilities. Graduate Assistant positions are available at various times during the year.

Applicants must be dependable, responsible, energetic, customer service oriented and a team player!

There are many exciting opportunities for graduate students to be involved with Georgia State University’s department of Recreational Services for the 2015-2016 academic year. We are seeking graduate students who desire to gain work related experiences in one or more of the following areas: Fitness Center (Fitness Testing/Personal Training), Instructional Programs/Group Fitness, Intramural Sports, Marketing, Outdoor Recreation, and Sport Clubs. Note ~ Fitness Testing/Personal Training candidates must be pursuing a graduate degree in Exercise Science.

Open Positions:
Outdoor Recreation: Supervise daily operation of the rental center and climbing wall (task assignments, equipment transactions, paperwork and monetary transactions. Supervision and training of student assistant staff, inventory maintenance, ordering of equipment, facilitating payroll, coordination of special projects, publicity and assistance with policy revision. Assist with the management of the Outdoor Trip Program encompassing 100-150 trips per year including assistance with scheduling and coordination with trip leaders and vehicles, equipment loading and unloading, reconciliation of trip paperwork and accounting, inventory maintenance, ordering of equipment, coordination of special projects, publicity and assistance with policy revision. Coordinate special events with other student and staff members. To apply, email resume and information to Carson Tortorige.

Additional Salary Information: Stipend - Up to $4,500 per Fall and Spring semester plus $2,362 for summer, with in-state/out-of-state tuition waiver. The appointment is on a semester-to-semester basis dependent upon job performance and availability of funding. Fees - Assume responsibility for all student fees (currently $1,064 for Fall 2014). Georgia State University, a unit of the University System of Georgia, is an equal opportunity educational institution and is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

Prerequisite experience/knowledge qualifications are particular to each position and program area. All applicants must apply to the appropriate college to be considered. No offer can be made unless the student has been officially admitted to a graduate program of the university. Applicants should familiarize themselves with the application deadlines relevant to their program. Visit the College of Education for additional information.

Health/Medical Insurance - Students must provide documentation of health/medical insurance or purchase the health insurance through Georgia State University.


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    The Sport Clubs Recruitment Fair is tomorrow and Wednesday! You will get to talk to representatives from each club!

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