Graduate Assistant Application

Georgia State University will be accepting applications for Graduate Assistantships in Recreational Services in the award-winning 161,112 sq. ft. Student Recreation Center. Recreational Services is seeking candidates with recreation experience in the areas of 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 in Atlanta, with an enrollment of over 50,000 students.  The mission of the Department of Recreational Services is to promote healthy lifestyles through exceptional recreational programs, services, and facilities. At the Atlanta campus, Recreational Services is housed in the 161,000 ft2, $30 million Student Recreation Center (SRC). Our two off-campus sites are also managed by the department; Panthersville Recreation Complex, an outdoor lighted multi-purpose athletic field area, and the Indian Creek Recreation Area which includes the Lodge, Challenge Course, Outpost, outdoor pool, event lawn, and sand volleyball court. The department also offers recreation opportunities at our five Perimeter campus locations.

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 up to $3,000 for summer (depending on appointment/hours worked), 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. These amounts are based on an average of 20 hours of work per week during the academic semester but could be less based on funding and needs. The student will assume responsibility for all student fees. 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 at the university. Applicants should familiarize themselves with the application deadlines relevant to their program. For those applying to programs within the College of Education and Human Development, visit the 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 student health insurance through Georgia State University.

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