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
Position Filled '14-'15

CAIC GA Job Description - 2014-2015(PDF)

Contact: Jon Kapell
(910) 962-3284

The CAIC Graduate Assistant will advise and manage the UNCWeekends planning group inclusive of event planning, implementation and management, coordinate social media on behalf of CAIC and provide oversight for the CAIC website. This position will also provide support for CAIC’s major campus events alongside the CAIC full time staff as needed and appropriate. Interviews start: April 21st. 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.

Campus Life
Position Filled '14-'15

Contact: Bill DiNome
(910) 962-7138

Supervises and trains the Seahawk Newspaper sales and marketing staff in meeting advertising sales goals.  Hire Date:  May 1st.  Annual Compensation: $10,000.  20 Hours per Week.  10 month position.

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
Position Filled '14-'15

Contact: Justin Inscoe
(910) 962-8616

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. 14th, 2014. Hire Date: May 1st. 25 Hours per Week. Other benefits include: Apartment, parking, and meal plan each semester including summer.
For the application process and more information on compensations please visit:

Office of the Dean of Students (Fraternity & Sorority Life)
Position Filled '14-'15

UNCW FSL Position Description 13-14(PDF)

Contact: Michele Kaplan
(910) 962-7295

Fraternity and Sorority Life is housed within the Office of the Dean of Students and works to support the university’s Greek letter social organizations, including Panhellenic Council, National Pan-Hellenic Council, and Interfraternity Council. The graduate assistant will support the mission, goals and objectives of Fraternity and Sorority Life and the Office of the Dean of Students, and will assist with a variety of existing programs, events and projects. The GA will also assist in the advisement and programming for the 29 recognized fraternity and sorority chapters on the UNCW campus. Application Deadline: June 1st. Annual Compensation: $10,000. 20 Hours per Week. 10 month position.

Office of Student Leadership and Engagement
Position Filled '14-'15

UNCW Student Leadership & Engagement Grad Assistant Job Description(PDF)

Priority Deadline: Friday, March 28, 2014

Contact: Jaime Russell
(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 the 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, facilitate educational workshops and seminars, plan events, engage with Wilmington nonprofit organizations, and serve on committees. For more information about the office and its programs and events, please visit 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 for consideration.

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

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)

Contact: Patti Turrisi
(910) 962-3299

Supervises student staff at the Perch (Fisher Center resource area); programming, advertising and marketing.  Assists the Assistant Dean with Graduate Student Life Program.  Annual Compensation: $10,500.  20 Hours per Week.  10 month position.

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