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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
Contact: Dr. Andy Mauk
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
Contact: Jon Kapell
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 start: May 1st. Annual Compensation: $11,000 for nine month period (August 15- May 15). 20 Hours per week. Evenings and weekends may be required.
Contact: Shane Fernando
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.
Contact: Shane Fernando
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.
Contact: Bill DiNome
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.
Contact: Aimee Hourigan
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.
Housing and Residence Life
Contact: Justin Wojcik
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. 8th, 2013. Hire Date: May 1st. Compensation: $4,000 (towards housing), $5,000 annual wage. Summer is optional at $2,100. 25 Hours per Week. Other benefits include: Apartment, parking, and meal plan each semester including summer.
Office of the Dean of Students (Fraternity & Sorority Life)
Contact: Kahlin McKeown
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
Contact: Jaime Russell
The GA supports the mission, goals and objectives of OSLE and assists with a variety of programs, events and projects. Attends staff meetings; provides supervision, direction and feedback to student staff (Leadership Fellows); takes direction from the OSLE staff in terms of on-going projects; recruits students for inclusion in leadership certification programs; recruits minority students for participation in OSLE programs; assists with preparations and set-ups for various campus events and activities including community service projects, leadership seminars and recognition events; accompanies students and provides leadership at community service and civic engagement events.Mid August through early May employment period. A minimum of twenty hours per week required, including some evening and weekend commitments. A stipend of $10,000 to be dispersed over 10 months (@20 hours per week).
Graduate Liberal Studies Program
(Not Student Affairs position)
Contact: Patti Turrisi
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.