Graduate Assistants

2021-2022 Graduate Professional Assistantship

 

These positions are open to full-time graduate students with preference going to graduate students in the Master of Arts in Higher Education and Student Development, or similar fields focusing on counseling, education, and learning. Each position varies in responsibilities and pay. Positions include:

The Graduate Professional Assistant position is designed for a 20 hour per week work commitment and a 9-month contract. At times, the work may require extended hours and/or night and weekend work hours. 

The Graduate Professional Assistant position will consist of the following compensation package:

  • GPA stipend, $16,000.00, will be paid on the 1st and 16th of the month for the duration of employment contract period; 
  • Tuition grant up to 6 graduate credits at the in-state rate, not to exceed $4,800.00 per semester; 

To apply for this position, please do so by: Submitting a letter of interest, resume, and three professional references by April 23rd, 2021 at 9:00AM to Christian Rafael Suero (resstaff@gmu.edu)

Position Descriptions

Graduate Assistant for the Ridge

The Graduate Assistant for Residential Student Engagement and The Ridge is a 9-month staff member who promotes residential community development through social, cultural, and educational initiatives and activities. The primary responsibilities include initiating, implementing, maintaining and evaluating efforts in the residential area that will result in social, cultural, and educational growth for the individual student and the entire living community. This position reports primarily to the Assistant Director for Student Involvement and Residential Student Engagement. 

Graduate Assistant for the Ridge Position Description 

Graduate Assistant for Marketing and Communications

The Graduate Assistant of Marketing & Communications is a 9-month position. The primary responsibility is to work directly with the Assistant Director for Marketing and Communications to enhance the overall marketing for the Department of Housing and Residence Life. This position is for someone who is interested in developing creative concepts and researching marketing trends that are effective at reaching a college audience. The Graduate Assistant for Marketing and Communications will be responsible for overusing a variety of marketing initiatives and supervising a student staff team. 

Graduate Assistant for Marketing and Communications Position Description

Graduate Assistant for Residential Academic Engagement

The Graduate Assistant for Residential Academic Engagement is a 9-month staff member who supports academic initiatives and Learning Communities in the residence halls. The primary responsibilities include providing assistance to the Residential Academic Engagement team in managing crucial processes, assisting in the creation of marketing and recruitment materials, and communicating with various stakeholders. 

Graduate Assistant for Residential Academic Engagement

Graduate Assistant for Residential Engagement

The Graduate Assistant for Residential Student Engagement - Student Involvement is a 9-month staff member who promotes residential community development through social, cultural, and educational initiatives and activities. The primary responsibilities include initiating, implementing, maintaining and evaluating efforts in the residential area that will result in social, cultural, and educational growth for the individual student and the entire living community. This position reports to the Assistant Director for Residential Student Engagement - Student Involvement. This position is a shared position working with both Housing and Residence Life and Student Involvement at George Mason University. 

Graduate Assistant for Residential Engagement

 

Graduate Resident Assistant

A Graduate Resident Assistant (GRA) is a 12-month student employee within Housing and Residence Life (HRL) that helps create and support a community of graduate and non-traditional aged students at Beacon Hall on the Science and Technology Campus at George Mason University. Graduate Resident Assistants dedicate their time and energy to the residential community by ensuring that students have a healthy, safe, and supportive environment in which to learn and develop. GRAs are expected to assist with overall residence hall health and safety and provide operational support for the department during evening and weekend hours. All Graduate Resident Assistants are supervised by the Assistant Director of Housing and Diversity Education.

All Graduate Resident Assistants will be provided a fully furnished studio apartment in Beacon Hall. GRAs will also receive a monetary stipend of $2,700 for the year, distributed twice per month.

To apply, please send your resume, cover letter, and references to Kiki Sincere (ssincere@gmu.edu)