Division of Student Affairs

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. 

If you are interested in applying for one of our graduate assistantships (listed below), please e-mail the contact indicated for each position to express your interest and learn more about the position and the interview process.  Please include a resume and cover letter in your introductory email in order to be considered as a candidate for the position.  If you plan to apply for multiple assistantships, please send a separate letter of interest and application materials to the listed contact for each position.

Assessment, Research & PlanningCampus Life Campus Recreation CARE: Collaboration for Assault Response & Education Career Center Housing & Residence Life Hundley Health Education CenterOffice of the Vice Chancellor for Student AffairsTransition ProgramsUniversity Testing ServicesOpportunities from Student Affairs campus partners
(Graduate Assistantships not in Student Affairs)


Office of the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs

  • Hawks Abroad Graduate Assistant (Available '22-'23)

    The Hawks Abroad Graduate Assistant will be responsible for supporting the student development needs of 15-20 pre-college students admitted to UNCW for Fall 2022, including creating a sense of belonging and a cohesive community among program participants; collaborating with Maynooth personnel and UNCW faculty teaching in the program to address emergent student needs; identifying and responding to behavioral and conduct concerns; and upholding the UNCW Code of Student Life. Some of this work may require after-hours responses to situations that arise to ensure duty of care to program participants in cooperation with local security, support, and others staff. The Hawks Abroad Graduate Assistant will also support academic needs of the program, including assisting teaching faculty with instructional needs related to course outcomes upon request and co-facilitation of course-related excursions during and outside of instructional hours.

    Minimum qualifications:

    • Enrolled as a graduate student at UNCW in good academic standing.
    • Available to travel to Ireland from approximately June 25/26 (US departure/Ireland arrival) to August 2 (return to US) and remain for the duration of the program, barring unforeseen emergency.
    • Able to work collaboratively as part of team (with faculty members and students) on a brand new initiative in an environment and culture different from one’s own.
    • Ability to work effectively and well with limited supervision.
    • Ability to manage ambiguity.
    • Demonstrated experience supporting established protocols and maintaining confidentiality of sensitive information, including exercising good judgement.

    Preferred qualifications:

    • Demonstrated experience in supporting students’ development in two or more of the follow areas: psychosocial, emotional, identity, cognitive, and ethical.
    • Demonstrated experience with facilitating the development and success of individual students as well as student groups, communities, or organizations.
    • Demonstrated experience with implementing/applying UNCW policies and procedures while working with individual students and student group.
    • Record of responding successfully and responsibly to emergency or critical situations, including following up with primary and secondary affected students and administrators, following up with administrators, documenting, and following up with students, administrators, and community members.
    • For the duration of the program, candidates should not be responsible to the needs of another full- or part-time position back in the US.

     

    Compensation: $3,500 for five weeks abroad. Graduate Assistant will have their airfare, housing, and some meals compensated.
    Program runs from 6/25 - 8/2.

    Apply on Handshake
    Contact: Amber Grove
    grovea@uncw.edu 


Campus Recreation 

Campus Recreation GA Position Descriptions (PDF)

  • Student Development Graduate Assistant (Available '22-'23)

    Reports to the Assistant Director of Informal Recreation
    Annual Compensation: $12,000. 20 hours per week. 10-month position.

    Contact: Grace Grindstaff
    grindstaffs@uncw.edu 

    Responsibilities include developing, organizing, managing, and implementing the overall student development program for the Department of Campus Recreation.

    • Develop, coordinate, market, and lead the Seahawk Recreation Leadership Series (workshops/trainings/activities designed to promote professional and personal development in and out of the workplace).
    • Work collaboratively to create goals, objectives, and outcomes for the Seahawk Recreation Development Program.
    • Coordinate, develop, and lead our Beginning of the Year Training and other common trainings.
    • Assist in the management and oversight of the Student Advisory Board and their programming efforts (student social events, service projects, etc.).
    • Coordinate, develop, and lead new student team member orientations (onboarding program) to ensure consistent information and preparation is provided to all student team members.
    • Create, design, and implement online training and/or development modules for use with leadership series and/or onboarding.
    • Work collaboratively to plan and implement employee recognition awards and events.
    • Assist in creating and developing new methods to improve student staff performance, engagement, and morale.
    • Conduct assessment and solicit feedback of trainings and development modules. This Graduate Assistant will work collaboratively with all professional staff members and Graduate Assistants within Campus Recreation.
    • Produce bi-annual and annual training reports.
    • Previous experience leading employee training, group facilitation, and team-building is preferred.

  • Competitive Sports Graduate Assistant (Position Filled)

    Reports to the Assistant Director of Campus Recreation - Competitive Sports
    Annual Compensation: $12,000. 20 hours per week. 10-month position.

    Contact: Grace Grindstaff
    grindstaffs@uncw.edu 

    The Graduate Assistant for Competitive Sports will assist with planning, organizing, administering, and supervising competitive sports programs and team members as assigned. Specific duties include:

    • Recruiting, training, scheduling, supervising, and evaluating (including video evaluation) officials and support staff for assigned activities and programs.
    • Maintaining accurate statistical records related to participation, budget, and equipment inventory.
    • Coordinating and communicating departmental programs and services to designated student representative groups.
    • Conducting/instructing clinics and workshops on rules, playing techniques, officiating procedures, and policies.
    • Mentor assigned Sport Clubs; assist with Sport Club Council meetings and officer trainings, club budget allocation, roster, and waiver management, home event planning and management, etc.
    • Previous experience in programming and organizing Intramural Sports and previous experience officiating and/or officials' training is preferred. 


  • Facility Operations Graduate Assistant (Available '22-'23)
    Reports to the Assistant Director of Campus Recreation - Facility Operations
    Annual Compensation: $12,000. 20 hours per week. 10-month position.

    Contact: Grace Grindstaff
    grindstaffs@uncw.edu 

    The Graduate Assistant for Facility Operations will assist with the overall operation of the Student Recreation Center for recreational programs:

    • Prepare and supervise facilities for departmental programs.
    • Assist with scheduling of space and maintenance of equipment inventory.
    • Manage student team members including scheduling, training (conduct in-service trainings and staff meetings) and evaluating.
    • Evaluate facilities for continued operational effectiveness, and conduct risk management safety inspections.
    • Additionally, the Graduate Assistant will assist in the management of special maintenance projects that occur throughout the year (including break periods).
    • Previous experience in facility supervision, equipment inventory, and/or maintenance is preferred.

  • Fitness Graduate Assistant (Available '22-'23)

    Reports to the Assistant Director of Campus Recreation - Fitness and Aquatics
    Annual Compensation: $12,000. 20 hours per week. 10-month position.

    Contact: Grace Grindstaff
    grindstaffs@uncw.edu 

    Responsibilities include planning, organizing, administering, and supervising fitness programs and team members as assigned. Specific duties may include:

    • Team member management (hiring, training, scheduling, evaluating, planning, and conducting in-service trainings) and staff meetings.
    • Assist with the planning and conducting of ACE Curriculum Fitness Instructor Training and Train To Be A Trainer classes.
    • Fitness assessments and personal training.
    • Supervising the fitness center.
    • Conducting incentive and activity programs.
    • Assisting in the organization and administration of the group fitness program to include video evaluation.
    • Overseeing statistical information, equipment, and facility needs.
    • Instructing various Strength/Cardio/Mind + Body programs; and well-being event planning, development, and implementation.
    • Previous experience with teaching group exercise (Strength/Cardio/Mind + Body) classes, performing fitness assessments, and personal training and knowledge of human anatomy, muscle physiology, and biomechanics is preferred.
    • Nationally recognized Personal Training and/or Group Fitness certification is required, or ability to obtain within the first semester of a graduate assistantship. 

  • Marketing Graduate Assistant (Not Available '22-'23)

    Reports to the Marketing and Communication Specialist
    Annual Compensation: $12,000. 20 Hours per week. 10-month position.

    Contact: Grace Grindstaff
    grindstaffs@uncw.edu 

    The Graduate Assistant for Marketing will assist with organizing, developing, managing, and implementing the overall marketing plan, marketing strategies, and projects for the Department of Campus Recreation or within assigned program areas.

    • Assist the Recreation Program Coordinator with information fairs, special events, and various activities within specific program areas.
    • Other duties include development and management of website and social media, brochures/posters/flyers, public service announcements, and database management.
    • Strategy planning and targeting efforts; conduct presentations to designated groups; and assist with set-up/take down and logistical concerns for information fairs and special events.
    • Manage the marketing student staff (schedule, train, evaluate), plan and facilitate marketing staff meetings (scheduling, creating/sharing agendas, incorporating in-service training & teambuilding), and assigns duties or projects.
    • Directly responsible for the proofing process of all marketing materials created by marketing team members.
    • Previous experience with marketing programs or events, Adobe Suite software (Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, etc.), graphic design and layout skills, working with a variety of social media platforms, photography, website development and management, creating and writing brochures and public service announcements and proofreading is preferred. 


Campus Life

  • Association for Campus Entertainment 'ACE' Graduate Assistant (Available '22-'23)

    The Association for Campus Entertainment (ACE), an entity of the Campus Life Office, provides programming and activities that promote opportunities for educational, social, and cultural growth for students and the campus community. The Graduate Assistant for ACE provides leadership, advising, and supervision to the campus programming board. ACE plans and implements approximately 60 events through the academic year, with an operating budget of approximately $260,000. ACE consists of 10 executive board members, as well as 60 general members. The Graduate Assistant for ACE will serve as the Advisor for two to three of the five ACE Committees (Activities, Arts, Concerts, Films, and Spirit).

    COMPENSATION: The position receives a stipend of $12,000 to be dispersed between August 2022 and May 2023 (20 hours a week).

    APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Send a letter of interest, resume, and name and contact information for two references to Andrea Ingle, Assistant Director for Student Involvement & Leadership, at inglea@uncw.edu – or Apply on Handshake.

    APPLICATION DEADLINE: Applications will be reviewed starting April 11, 2022 and until position is filled.



  • Campus Activities & Involvement Center Graduate Assistant (Position Filled)

    The Graduate Assistant for Campus Activities & Involvement Center will provide support the operations of the Involvement Center and guidance for Registered Student Organizations (RSOs) in their leadership, event planning, and publicity efforts. This position will assist in standard RSO processes including the creation of new student organizations, annual re-registration, adhering to university policy, and understanding best practices. The Graduate Assistant will supervise student employees inclusive of the Involvement Center (Student) Manager and Involvement Specialists. This position will support Campus Life professional staff with student engagement and retention efforts including analysis of student engagement data within WaveLink (UNCW’s Student Engagement System) and development of opportunities that cultivate sense of belonging for under/uninvolved student populations.

    COMPENSATION: The position receives a stipend of $12,000 to be dispersed between August 2022 and May 2023 (20 hours a week).

    APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Not available for 2022-2023.

    APPLICATION DEADLINE: Not available for 2022-2023.


  • Campus Life Programming Graduate Assistant (Available '22-'23)

    The Graduate Assistant for Campus Life Programming supports the numerous programming efforts designed to engage UNCW students in engaging social and educational opportunities. This position will co-supervise the Programming & Events Team consisting of undergraduate interns who organize late night alternatives to alcohol and substance use (UNCWeekends). The Graduate Assistant will also serve as the primary organizer for Graduate Student Life events. This position may be asked to support professional staff with large scale events and traditions and co-curricular programming.

    COMPENSATION: The position receives a stipend of $12,000 to be dispersed between August 2022 and May 2023 (20 hours a week).

    APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Send a letter of interest, resume, and name and contact information for two references to Darion Bayles, Coordinator for Student Involvement & Leadership, at baylesj@uncw.edu – or Apply on Handshake.

    APPLICATION DEADLINE: Applications will be reviewed starting April 11, 2022 and until position is filled.


  • Fraternity & Sorority Life Graduate Assistant (Available '22-'23)

    The Graduate Assistant for Fraternity & Sorority Life is responsible for the following: supporting the Director, Assistant Director and Coordinator; co-advise the Interfraternity Council, National Pan-Hellenic Council, Panhellenic Council and United Greek Council; Assist in the advisement of Order of Omega and the Fraternity and Sorority Life Programming Board; Meet with Chapter Presidents on a monthly basis; Attend weekly Council President meetings; Assist with assessment needs, including but not limited to gathering data and preparing reports; assisting in managing and maintaining the virtual New Member Foundations program on CANVAS; Assist in the facilitation of leadership workshops, trainings, and retreats; Provide event management support at University awards and recognition processes; write articles for various University newsletters; Maintain all social media accounts; Attend weekly 1-on-1 meetings with supervisor and weekly Fraternity & Sorority Life team meetings.

    COMPENSATION: The position receives a stipend of $12,000 to be dispersed between August 2022 and May 2023 (20 hours a week).

    APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Send a letter of interest, resume, and name and contact information for two references to Lindsey Trione, Assistant Director for Fraternity & Sorority Life, at trionel@uncw.edu – or Apply on Handshake.

    APPLICATION DEADLINE: Applications will be reviewed starting April 11, 2022 and until position is filled.


  • Leadership Development Graduate Assistant (Position Filled)

    The Graduate Assistant for Leadership Development provides and supports leadership development initiatives for registered student organizations, university department student groups, and the general study body. Initiatives include the Seahawk Leadership Conference, Emotionally Intelligent Leadership Workshop Series, CliftonStrengths Workshop and Coaching program, ELEVATE Leadership Summit, and other workshops and trainings. We also supervise a team of student employees who assist in facilitation and execution of programs. The Graduate Assistant for Leadership Development will support all facets of leadership initiatives in the Office of Student Leadership and Involvement.

    COMPENSATION: The position receives a stipend of $12,000 to be dispersed between August 2022 and May 2023 (20 hours a week).

    APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Send a letter of interest, resume, and name and contact information for two references to Erin Williamson, Assistant Director for Student Involvement & Leadership, at williamsone@uncw.edu – or Apply on Handshake.

    APPLICATION DEADLINE: Applications will be reviewed starting April 11, 2022, and until position is filled.


  • Student Community Engagement Graduate Assistant (Position Filled)

    The Graduate Assistant for Student Community Engagement provides and supports community engagement initiatives for UNCW students, which includes recurring service projects in the community, annual events, social issue education and immersive service trips. The Graduate Assistant will assist with all Seahawks that Serve programming, including the tracking of participation and co-supervision of the student employees who assist with program coordination. The GA will coordinate the monthly Community Action Series which includes a workshop, service project, and passive engagement (tabling) that connects to the UN Sustainable Development Goals. This role will also coordinate the new Community Engaged Learning Badge (CELB); they will assist in developing each stage of the program (education, community partner/project assignment, and assessment) and serve as a coach for students in the program. The ideal candidate will possess a passion for working with underserved populations and educating others about the root causes of social injustices.

    COMPENSATION: The position receives a stipend of $12,000 to be dispersed between August 2022 and May 2023 (20 hours a week).

    APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Send a letter of interest, resume, and name and contact information for two references to Dr. Jaime Russell, Director of Student Community Engagement at russellj@uncw.edu – or Apply on Handshake.

    APPLICATION DEADLINE: Applications will be reviewed starting April 11, 2022, and until position is filled.


CARE Violence Prevention & Response

  • Coordinator for Men's Violence Prevention Programming (Position Filled)

    The Graduate Assistant for CARE will assist with prevention programming, awareness campaigns and educational efforts related to interpersonal violence prevention for the CARE office. This position will assist in creation and delivery of interpersonal violence prevention presentations, bystander intervention trainings, and cover tabling events with a strong focus on topics related to gender, socialization, and healthy masculinity. The Graduate Assistant will assist in development of campus-wide violence prevention marketing campaigns related to gender and healthy masculinity. Additionally, the Graduate Assistant will participate on task forces, coalitions and committees related to violence prevention efforts locally and at a state level.
    Previous experience with public speaking or with violence prevention programs is preferred. Experience and/or knowledge related to working with male-identified students is preferred.

    Compensation: The position receives a stipend of $11,000 to be dispersed over 10 months (20 hours a week).

    Application procedure: Send letter of interest, resume, and name/contact information for two references to Jen August (augustj@uncw.edu), Director of CARE, with the subject line “Graduate Assistant 2022 Application”


Career Center

  • Certified Internship Program Graduate Assistant (Available '22-'23)
    Contact: Jackie Pitone pitonej@uncw.edu

    The UNCW Career Center is seeking a graduate assistant (20 hours/week) for fall 2022 and spring 2023 (can start summer 2022 if interesed).
    The graduate assistant will work one-on-one with undergraduate student interns throughout the academic year, help administer the Certified Internship Program, and will gain experience with marketing and promotion, written and verbal communication, program evaluation, individualized career guidance, event coordinating, networking with campus and community members, and an opportunity to work under direct supervision of Career Center staff.

    Apply Here


University Testing Services

  • University Testing Services Graduate Assistants (3 Positions Available '22-'23)

    University Testing Services is responsible for proctoring high stakes examinations to students of UNCW and the public. Commonly administered tests include the PRAXIS and GRE.

    There are three graduate assistantships available for fall 2022. Each graduate assistant will complete online training to become certified to proctor many different types of exams. Each GA will serve as a proctor in the center; this includes assisting testers as they navigate the check in process, following standardized procedures for proctoring and ensuring test security, and assisting the Testing Services Coordinator as needed.

    If you are interested in such a position, please send a copy of your resume and short paragraph describing your interest in the position to Dr. Perez-Lopez (
    perezlopezm@uncw.edu) and Ms. Thigpen (thigpens@uncw.edu). 


Assessment, Research and Planning

  • Student Assistant (Available June 1 2022 - July 31 2022)

    1 Student Position Available: June 1, 2022 - July 31, 2022

    Contact: Dr. Ania Peczalska
    peczalskaa@uncw.edu

    The Department of Student Affairs Assessment, Research, and Planning is looking for a student worker that will start on June 1, 2022. The position will continue until July 31, 2022.

    If you are interested in applying please send the following to Dr. Ania Peczalska, the Director of Student Affairs Assessment, Research, and Planning:

    • Letter of interest/cover letter
    • Resume
    • List of three references

    The materials should be sent to peczalskaa@uncw.edu. Potential applicants may also contact Dr. Peczalska with questions. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

    Please see the position description for more details:

    Student Summer Job Description: Assessment, Research, & Planning (PDF)


Hundley Health Education Center

  • Positions Available '22-'23

    Contact: Nicole Barr, MSEd, LCMHC
    barrn@uncw.edu
    910.962.4135
     
    Conduct Interventions - Work under the Direct Services Coordinator at CROSSROADS to deliver early intervention services to UNCW students referred through the university conduct system. Application Deadline: April 1st, but the positions will stay open until filled. Annual Compensation: $5,500. 10 hours per week. 10 month position. 


Housing and Residence Life

  • Assistant Residence Coordinator (Available '22-'23)

    Set Sail at UNCW

    Contact: Brittany Philbert
    (910) 962-7273
    philbertb@uncw.edu

    The Assistant Residence Coordinator is a live-in position that works alongside the Residence Coordinators in the management of on-campus housing. Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to; the selection, training and supervision of Desk Receptionists; primary advisor to Area Council; various committee work within the department; serves in the campus crisis response duty rotation; and assumes duties in the absence of the Residence Coordinator. This position is approximately 20 hours per week (however, hours may vary during heavy weeks of the year), 9 month position with possibility for paid summer employment. Other benefits include: a stipend of $1000/month, fall and spring meal plan, on-campus parking pass, free apartment and utilities, $1000/year in professional development funds and a tuition adjustment (out of state rate will be adjusted to in state rate).

    To apply, please email Brittany Philbert at philbertb@uncw.edu with your resume, letter of interest/cover letter, and a list of 3 professional references.

    For more information please visit: https://uncw.edu/housing/employment/arc.html.


Transition Programs

  • Transition Programs Graduate Assistant (Available '22-'23)

    Contact: Jelene Grace
    gracej@uncw.edu

    ABOUT THE OFFICE OF TRANSITION PROGRAMS

    The Office of Transition Programs provides a comprehensive array of programs designed to meet the unique needs of undergraduate students and families from orientation through graduation. Programs generate an intentional connection for the students through engaging interactions with other students, faculty, and staff. Some of the programs supported by the Office of Transition Programs are the Seahawk Success Center, new student and family Orientation, a peer mentor program for first-year students (Seahawk Links), convocation, family weekend, and commencement.

    POSITION SUMMARY

    The Graduate Assistant for Transition Programs provides support for programming, student leadership development, and event coordination. The Office of Transition Programs oversees the Seahawk Success Center, coordination of new student orientation, convocation, family & alumni weekend, peer mentor programs for first-year students, and commencement. Some evenings and weekends will be required.

    RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Assist with the selection and training of student leaders and student employees.
    • Attend and present during Transition Programs’ student leader trainings, meetings, and retreats to provide personal and professional development.
    • Coordinate and implement events for first and second-year students independently and in collaboration with campus partners.
    • Collect, track, and report data related to first and second-year student events and programs.
    • Assist with the coordination, management, and general upkeep of office spaces.
    • Design, write, and gather content and research for newsletters distributed by the Office of Transition Programs.
    • Provide day-of-event support for orientation, convocation, commencement, and family weekend.
    • Represent the Office of Transition Programs and the Seahawk Success Center at campus events and programs.
    • Provide leadership and guidance for Orientation Leaders, Seahawk Links, and student office assistants.
    • Attend meetings with Transition Programs Staff.


    QUALIFICATIONS

    Required:
    • Must be a full-time UNCW graduate student.
    • Demonstrated leadership and organizational skills.
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
    • Strong writing and proofreading skills.
    • Ability to work independently and in teams.
    • Desire to work in a dynamic environment.
    • Demonstrated ability to present in front of and engage with diverse audiences.

    Preferred:
    • Interest or previous experience in the field of orientation, transition, and retention.
    • Experience in program and event planning and implementation.
    • Experience in supervision and leadership.
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel; Experience with Adobe Creative Suite or Canva Design.

    COMPENSATION

    The position receives a stipend of $12,000 to be dispersed over 10 months and an hourly rate during the month of June. Professional development funding to attend the regional and national conference for the Association of Orientation, Transition, and Retention.

    PERIOD OF EMPLOYMENT

    August 2022 – May 2023. This is a 10-month position with an option to remain employed during the summer months (June-July 2023). Twenty (20) hours per week are required, including some evenings and weekends. This position is
    renewable after one year.

    Apply on Handshake


 Office of International Programs
(Not Student Affairs positions)

  • Office of International Students & Scholars Graduate Assistant (Available Summer '22-'23)

    Office of International Students & Scholars - Graduate AssistantPosition Available Summer '22-'23

    The Office of International Students & Scholars provides support to international students and populations on campus through advising, programming, etc. Graduate students with an interested in working with international students are encouraged to apply for this position. This GA position is a great opportunity to learn more about higher education administration through supporting international populations with opportunities to gain experience in marketing, programming, administrative skills, and event coordination. Primary duties will include:

    • Assist with marketing and communication (newsletters, social media, communication data)
    • Help with coordinating advising meetings
    • Learn to utilize TerraDotta (our office database for education abroad programs/applicants) and Microsoft Bookings
    • Assist with day-to-day office and administrative tasks
    • Assist with events and programming for international students
    • Connect with international populations on campus
    • Other duties as assigned


    Students interested in applying for this GA position can email a resume and cover letter to Riley Aldridge at aldridger@uncw.edu.


  • UNCW ELC (English Language Center)

    UNCW ELC (English Language Center)
    Position Available '21-'22

    Graduate students with an interest in working with international students are encouraged to apply for the English Language Center Global Liaison Coordinator position (ELC GLC). In this role, the ELC GLC be working with us to create, promote, and facilitate various programs as well as other program-related projects that match their set of skills and interests. Our English Language Center has students from many countries around the world who are here to improve their English. We do a lot of activities and social programming for them as well as their American Conversation Partners and Friendship Families.

    The ELC GLC must be able to complete the 14-passenger van training and drive students to events. The ELC GLC will also assist the ELC team as needed. Compensation: $5,500 per semester; $11,000 per year.  (Prefer a year appointment.) Start date: August 9, 2021. Hours: 20 hours per week.
    To apply: send letter of interest, resume, and list of 3 references via email to elc@uncw.edu. Put “Global Liaison Application” as the subject line.


  • Education Abroad Graduate Assistant

    Education Abroad - Graduate Assistant
    Position Available '21-'22

    The Education Abroad office at UNCW offers 1,000+ programs for students in over 50+ countries. Graduate students with an interested in international education are encouraged to apply for this position. This GA position is a great opportunity to learn more about the functions of an education abroad office as well as a good opportunity for marketing experience. Primary duties will include:

    • Assist with marketing of programs.
    • Help with coordination of faculty-led programs.
    • Learn to utilize TerraDotta (our office database for education abroad programs/applicants).
    • Assist with day-to-day office tasks.
    • Assist with events on campus.
    • Completing health and DOS checks for applicants.
    • Creating flyers for education abroad programs.
    • Opportunity to shadow advising appointments.
    • Other duties as assigned.

    Students interested in applying for this GA position can email a resume and cover letter to Natalie Palmer at palmern@uncw.edu.


  • Global Liaison

    Global Liaison
    Application Open '20-‘21

    Contact: Jennifer Fernandez-Villa
    fernandezvillaj@uncw.edu

    Graduate students with an interest in working with international students, communications, and marketing, are encouraged to apply for Global Liaison position in the Office of International Students and Scholars. In this role, the Global Liaison will manage communication and marketing aspects for the OISS office including, but not limited to; international student and alumni blog, LinkedIn OISS groups and pages, social media management and content development, websites, covering and marketing OISS events, and developing campus partner and alumni digital newsletters. Additionally, the GL will work to grow the international alumni network through LinkedIn and other outreach efforts. The GL will also assist the OISS team as needed. Adobe Suite, photography, and strong writing skills are preferred. Compensation: $5,500 per semester; $11,000 per year. (Prefer a year appointment.) Email international@uncw.edu with resume and cover letter to apply. 


Office of Innovation and Commercialization (OIC)
(Not Student Affairs positions)

  • Graduate Assistant
    Graduate Assistant 

    Application Open ‘21-‘22

    Contact: David Haun
    haund@uncw.edu 

    The Office of Innovation and Commercialization (OIC) is UNCW's technology transfer office, responsible for identifying, supporting, and enhancing the commercialization of technologies and solutions from the UNCW Community. The Graduate Assistant for the OIC will serve many vital roles for the office, with primary duties including web design, content management, graphic design, social media marketing, and other duties. The ideal candidate is a driven self-starter, able to learn quickly and take ownership of assigned tasks in this fast-paced small office. The GA will oversee a website redesign complete with new page creation, content creation, web performance and analytics, graphic design, social media page creation, social media management, integrative social media and other online marketing. There will also be assignments and opportunities that require the GA to engage with the campus community and serve in various leadership positions. See full job description here

    Compensation: $12,000 to be dispersed over 9 months (August – May); 20 hours per week during the academic year.

    Application Procedure: Please submit your resume and cover letter to haund@uncw.edu.