Texas A&M University Department of Recreational Sports
is recruiting Graduate Assistants for the following two areas
for the 2019-2021 academic years:
Please click here to be directed to the employment section of the Texas A&M Rec Sports website. Complete position descriptions, minimum qualifications and information about the application process for each of these Graduate Assistant positions can be found under part-time employment.
DO NOT submit an application via Bluefishjobs.
Closing Dates: Applications will be accepted and reviewed until the specific Graduate Assistant position is filled. For best consideration, applications should be submitted by the dates indicated below:
Graduate Assistant – Facility: January 31, 2020
Graduate Assistant - Aquatics: March 10, 2020
Priority for interviews will be given to individuals who can confirm submission of their graduate school application materials.
Start Date: August 10, 2020 (flexible)
Texas A&M Rec Sports will pay the in-state tuition for all Graduate Assistants (9 hours for Fall & Spring semesters and 6 hours for Summer semester)
For non-Texas residents, Graduate Assistants enrolled in a field of study that directly relates to their graduate assistantship, can apply for a waiver from non-Texas to in-state tuition. Qualifying programs of study include, but are not limited to:
Sports Management, Exercise Physiology,
Sports Physiology, and Recreation, Park, and Tourism Sciences.
Other degree programs will need to be considered individually by the Office of Graduate Studies.
Please note that all Graduate Assistants are responsible
for paying their own fees.
Texas A&M Division of Student Affairs Diversity & Inclusion Statement
We are committed to diversity. It is our policy not to discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, sex, color, national origin, religion, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. Furthermore, we will maintain a work environment free from discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity.
Texas A&M University is committed to equal employment opportunity through affirmative action.
The minimum requirements for acceptance into each specific program vary. Please make sure to research the qualifications and required deadline for applications.
A few of the graduate program deadlines include:
Exercise Physiology – January 15
Sports Physiology – January 15
Sports Management (in-residence) – February 1
Sports Management (online) – April 1
Recreation, Park & Tourism Sciences – March 1
MBA Program – January 15 (round 2); March 4 (round 3); April 22 (final deadline)
Additional Salary Information: • Pay rate starts at $13.60/hour. Based on working 20 hours per week, this is approximately $1,200/month. Graduate assistants are eligible for merit increase in second year.
• 9 or 12 month position
• Paid in-state tuition for 9 hours Fall & Spring; 6 hours Summer
• University health insurance benefits
• Professional development allowance
• No state income tax
About Texas A&M University
Texas A&M University is a land-grant, sea-grant and space-grant institution located in College Station, Texas. The university is centrally located, approximately equidistant from three of the 10 largest cities in the United States (Houston, Dallas and San Antonio) and the state capitol (Austin). The university’s enrollment includes over 60,000 students studying for degrees in 10 academic colleges. The Texas A&M University Department of Recreational Sports is a department in the Division of Student Affairs. The Department's services include: aquatics, fitness classes, instructional classes, drop-in recreation, intramural sports, sport clubs, and outdoor activities. The diversity and assortment of sports activities and recreational facilities available promise opportunities for individuals to participate, whatever their level of ability or experience. The mission of the Department of Recreational Sports is to provide quality programs, services and facilities to a diverse Texas A&M community. We encourage the lifelong pursuit of active, healthy lifestyles and enhance student development by providing leadership and employment opportunities.