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Graduate Assistant Application

Georgia State University will be accepting applications for Graduate Assistantships in Recreational Services for 2017-2018 working in the award-winning 161,112 sq. ft. Student Recreation Center. Recreational Services is seeking candidates with recreation experience in the areas student staff development specific to programming and operations. Team members who are enthusiastic, hardworking and have the desire to learn new skills relevant to their career development are also wanted. Experience in supervision and programming and a commitment to quality customer service is a must.

Georgia State University is located in downtown Atlanta, Georgia with an enrollment of over 32,000 students. Recreational Services also coordinates programming at Panthersville, an outdoor lighted multipurpose athletic field area and the Indian Creek Recreation Area which includes a multipurpose lodge, outdoor pool, event lawn, sand volleyball, as well as a state of the art ropes course and outpost for the Challenge Program. There are many exciting opportunities for graduate students to be involved with the Georgia State University Recreational Services.

Qualifications are particular to each position and program area. Some positions will have specific degree requirements. General qualifications include undergraduate recreation staff experience relevant to the position, excellent customer service skills, ability to work as a team player, initiative and excellent communication skills. For details particular to the positions, download the job descriptions to the left in .pdf format.

Additional Salary Information: Stipend of up to $4,500 per fall and spring semester plus $2,362 for summer, with in-state or out-of-state tuition waiver. The appointment is on a semester-to-semester basis dependent upon job performance and availability of funding. The student will assume responsibility for all student fees (currently $1,064 for fall 2016). 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.

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. For those applying to programs within College of Education and Human Development, visit College of Education and Human Development for additional information. For those applying to other programs, be sure to visit their respective sites.

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

Students who have problems completing this form should contact Andy Hudgins.



All positions are currently filled. Check back in late Fall or early Spring for next year's open positions.

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