Assistantships for Graduate Students

Thank you for your interest in considering a UNCW Student Affairs Assistantship. The Division of Student Affairs works directly with various programs within the UNCW Graduate School in providing their students employment and experiential opportunities, including assistantships and practica.

The assistantship application process is decentralized, which means graduate students seeking to explore assistantship opportunities should contact any individual department (listed below) with which they have an interest in being hired.

Assessment, Research and Planning
Position Filled '14-'15

Contact: Dr. Andy Mauk
(910) 962-7512

Assists in statistical analysis of departmental, divisional, and university assessment data and report writing. Student Voice support for the Division (when needed). Conducts assessment workshops and focus groups as needed. Assists with presentations and publications as needed. Hire Date: June 1st. Annual Compensation: $10,000. 15-18 Hours per week. 10 month position. (May have funding for a second position at a reduced compensation and hourly workload).

Campus Activities & Involvement Center
Application Open '15-'16

CAIC GA Job Description - 2015 - 2016(PDF)

Contact: Jon Kapell
(910) 962-3284

The CAIC Graduate Assistant will advise and provide support for multicultural student organizations and their leaders as well as provide general support to all student organizations. This position will also provide support for CAIC’s major campus events alongside the CAIC full time staff as needed and appropriate. Interviews will be scheduled for mid-March 2015. Annual Compensation: $11,000 for nine month period (August 15 - May 15). 20 Hours per week. Frequent evenings and weekends will be required.

Campus Life
Position Filled '14-'15

Contact: Stefanie Mancuso 
(910) 962-7722

Graduate Assistant for Arts & Programs - Assists the Director of CL Arts & Programs in providing support for Cultural Arts programming, logistics, outreach, and web design. Hire Date:  May 1st.  Annual Compensation:  $10,000.  20 Hours per week.  9 month position.

Campus Life

Contact: Stefanie Mancuso
(910) 962-7722

Graduate Assistant for Marketing & Design - Assists the Director of CL Arts & Programs in providing support for UNCW Presents' programming, marketing, publicity and graphic design. Hire Date:  May 1st.  Annual Compensation:  $10,000.  20 Hours per week.  9 month position.

Career Center
Application Open '15-'16

Career Center Job Description(PDF)

Contact: Thom Rakes
(910) 962-3174

The UNCW Career Center is recruiting for a part-time Graduate Assistant (20
hours/week) for the 2015 Spring Semester to assist with marketing and administration of the Internship program. Annual Compensation: $5,500.

Submit Resume and Cover Letter through SeaWork ( Position
open until filled; resume and cover letter review will begin December 12, 2014.

Position Filled '14-'15

Contact: Aimee Hourigan
(910) 962-7458

Campus Prevention Programs – Work with Assistant Director of CROSSROADS and peer educators to deliver substance abuse prevention to UNCW students. Co-teaches Challenging Decisions class to students referred by the university conduct system. Application Deadline: April 1st, but the position will stay open until filled. Annual Compensation: $10,000. 20 Hours per week. 10 month position. For more information visit

Housing and Residence Life
Application Open '15-'16
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Contact: Veronica L. Sills
(910) 962-1552

Assists the Residence Coordinators in the management of on-campus housing. Hires, trains, and supervises the desk receptionists that work the reception desks from 8 a.m. to midnight 7 days per week. On-campus crisis response duty rotation. 9 month position with optional summer employment. Application Deadline: Feb. 13th, 2015. Hire Date: May 1, 2015. 25 Hours per week. Other benefits include: Apartment, stipend, parking, and meal plan each semester including summer.
For the application process and more information on compensations please visit:

Office of Student Leadership and Engagement
Application Open '15-'16

Priority Deadline: Friday, February 20, 2015
2 Positions Available

Leadership and Service Job Description(PDF)

Leadership & Service Contact:
Jaime Russell (910) 962-3877

Fraternity and Sorority Job Description(PDF)

Fraternity & Sorority Contact:
Michele Kaplan (910) 962-3877

The Office of Student Leadership and Engagement creates learning opportunities where UNCW students can enhance their desire to engage in their communities, build their capacity to lead, and increase their aspiration to serve others. Our entire staff team, including these two graduate assistants, supports the mission, values, goals, and learning objectives of the office and has an integral value to the team dynamic. The graduate assistants partake in a variety of office functions, including opportunities to advise undergraduate students and fraternity and sorority chapters, facilitate leadership workshops and seminars, plan events, engage with Wilmington nonprofit organizations, and serve on divisional committees. For more information about the office and its programs and events, please or find us on facebook. Graduate Assistants are expected to work from August through mid-May; a minimum of twenty hours per week is required, including evening and weekend commitments. The position comes with a flat stipend of $10,000 to be dispersed over the 10 month employment period.
Applicants should send a cover letter and resume to Jaime Russell and/or Michele Kaplan for consideration for either/both positions.

Student Media
Application Open '15-'16

Contact: Bill DiNome
(910) 962-7138

Graduate assistant for Student Media Sales & Marketing. The GA supervises sales staff in meeting advertising sales goals for The Seahawk newspaper, Atlantis magazine, and TealTV, and ensures effective ad production and good customer service. Hire Date: May 1st. Annual Compensation: $11,000. 20 Hours per week. 10-month position.

Office of e-Learning
(Not a Student Affairs position)

Position Filled '15-'16

Office of e-Learing Job Description(PDF)

Priority Deadline: April 18, 2014 or until positions are filled.

Contact: Office of e-Learning
(910) 962-2953

The Office of e-Learning is committed to providing training and resources to guide faculty in the development of high-quality online and web-enhanced courses. Through individual course consultation and group training and events, the Office of e-Learning serves as a guidepost for applied online pedagogy, as well as an information hub for the latest in instructional technology. We stand as a resource for faculty at any level of experience and at any stage in course development

This position starts May 1, 2014 and ends August 1, 2014. There is potential for a longer time of employment pending available funds. A minimum of twenty hours per week is required.

Applicants should send a cover letter and resume to for consideration.

Graduate Liberal Studies Program
(Not a Student Affairs position)

Position Filled '15-'16

Contact: Patti Turrisi
(910) 962-3299

Coordinates the programmatic offerings of the Graduate Student Life program with the Assistant Dean of Students. Also, provides support and leadership when working with the PERCH’s programmatic efforts. Annual Compensation: $10,500. 20 Hours per Week. 10 month position.

Office of International Programs
(Not a Student Affairs position)

Application Open '15-'16

Office of International Programs Job Description(PDF)

Contact: Dr. Denise DiPuccio
(910) 962-7933

The Office of International Programs (OIP) seeks applications from graduate students with an interest in receiving an assistantship for being a Global Liaison (GL), whose main responsibility will be to promote and nurture UNCW’s global initiatives. Hire Date: January 2015. Annual Compensation: $5,500. 20 Hours per week.

Send via email or campus mail a letter of interest, resume, a degree audit, and list of 3 references to Dr. Denise M. DiPuccio, Assist Provost, Office of International Programs, Friday Annex. Email: Priority given to applications received before December 20.

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