University of West Georgia is looking to hire three graduate assistants for the 2020-2021 school year to join the UREC team! University Recreation inspires, empowers, and educates the university community by providing comprehensive, high-quality, student-focused programs, facilities, and services that create community, connectivity, and develop exceptional leaders who value and embody healthy lifestyles. Our department structure consists of over 130 student employees, 6 graduate assistants, and 11 full-time employees.
The Campus Center is a 131,000 square foot hybrid facility that functions as a student union and the home of University Recreation (UREC), Center for Student Involvement, and the office of the Vice President for Student Affairs and Enrollment Management.
Start Date: August 3, 2020 (9.5-month appointment with an optional summer) and opportunity for renewal for a second year
Full tuition waiver (in-state and out-of-state) & $7,600 stipend
With the option for summer employment and additional compensation/summer tuition waiver
$600 in professional development (conferences, workshops, certifications, tournaments, etc.)
CPR/FA/AED Instructor Certification provided
Annual overnight departmental staff retreat
Departmental and Divisional Graduate Assistant Development program
About UWG & UREC:
Most Promising Place to Work in Student Affairs (5 years in a row)
The Campus Center is a 131,000 sq. ft. hybrid facility that houses University Recreation, Center for Student Involvement, Vice President of Student Affairs and Enrollment Management, and student organization offices.
The Campus Center has seen over $5,000,000 in facility upgrades in the past four years (including fitness equipment, back patio shade structure and furniture, flooring, functional training area, and rental center).
About the City of Carrollton
Average Temperature – January (53 degrees) & August (88 degrees)
The Carrollton Greenbelt is an 18-mile path through the city and university. It is the largest paved loop trail system in the state of Georgia.
A 45-minute commute to Atlanta
20+ locally-owned restaurants in the historic downtown square
Interested applicants must submit a formal application via the UWG People Admin posting listed above.
Please note on the application when asked for your UWG Student ID, you can input 000000, and, for your UWG Email, you may input your preferred email.
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About University of West Georgia
At the University of West Georgia, we're in the business of transforming lives and changing perspectives. From success in the classroom and chosen career fields to success on the athletic field and the total college experience, UWG has more than 1100 full-time faculty and staff members dedicated to helping you succeed.
Nearly 13,000 students pursuing undergraduate and graduate degrees enroll at UWG each year. Students enjoy a complete college life experience on the Carrollton campus, including residence hall living, intercollegiate athletics competitions and opportunities to get involved in more than 150 student organizations.
Named by The Princeton Review as one of the Best Southeastern Colleges and one of America’s Best Value Colleges, the University of West Georgia provides exceptional academic quality. Its 93 programs of study include 50 at the bachelor’s level, 31 at the master’s and specialist levels, four at the doctoral level and 8 at the certificate level. Online courses are available for both undergraduate and graduate students seeking flexibility in time and location.
UWG is home to the state's first Honors College, complete with an honors curriculum. The unive...rsity's Advanced Academy of Georgia is one of only about 12 U.S. programs that allow gifted high-school-age students to earn concurrent high school and college credit while living on campus in a full-time residential program.