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Graduate Assistantships

The Division of Student Affairs along with several other administrative offices on campus hire a number of graduate students each year to serve as Graduate Assistants (GAs). Below is a list of offices which are funded to support Graduate Assistants (only some of these positions represent openings in a given academic year). Select each link for a detailed description of the positions, benefits, selection criteria, etc.  We encourage you to contact the supervisors for positions that interest you in order to learn more.

In addition to traditional 20-hour graduate assistantships, Residence Life offers several positions for graduate students: Community Director, Resident Assistant at the Graduate Complex, and Head Resident. While these positions are not assistantships, renumeration includes room rent and a stipend. Please visit the Residence Life employment page for more information (initial application deadline January 25, 2022). Please note: Students may not hold both a Residence Life position and an assistantship without approval from Residence Life, the School of Education and Human Resources.

All offices with GA vacancies for 2023-24 will interview admitted higher education program candidates in February (dates TBD).  We hope prospective higher education candidates will make plans to talk with hiring supervisors about the opportunities available for the coming year!

Anticipated Graduate Assistantship Openings
Position Descriptions
Anticipated Openings
(2023-24)
Funding Level
In the Student Affairs Division:
Campus Recreation - Facilities and Aquatics (PDF) No
Campus Recreation - Fitness and Wellness (PDF) Yes Masters
Campus Recreation - Intramurals (PDF) Yes Masters
Campus Recreation - Outdoor Recreation (PDF) TBD
Campus Recreation - Sport Clubs (PDF) Yes Masters
Center for Student Diversity TBD
Dean of Students - CARE Support Services (PDF) Yes Masters
Dean of Students - Community Values & Restorative Practices Yes Masters
Dean of Students - Student Accessibility Services (PDF) Yes Masters
The Haven - Center for Support, Advocacy, and Empowerment (PDF) Yes Masters
Office of Community Engagement - Education & Youth Development Programs TBD
Office of Student Veteran Engagement Yes Masters
Student Leadership Development - Fraternity & Sorority Life (PDF) Yes Masters
Student Leadership Development - Leadership Programs (PDF) Yes Masters
Student Transition Engagement Programs - Community Development (PDF) Yes Masters
Student Transition Engagement Programs - New Student Orientation (PDF) Yes Masters
Student Transition Engagement Programs - Student Transitions & Distinctive Population Persistence (PDF) Yes Masters
Student Transition Engagement Programs - Student Transitions & First-Gen/Low-Income Persistence (PDF) No
Student Unions & Engagement - Programming (PDF) Yes Masters
Student Unions & Engagement - Student Employment & Operations (PDF) Yes Masters

 

Outside the Student Affairs Division:

Alumni Association - Career, Affinity, & Regional Engagement TBD
Cohen Career Center - Employer Engagement & Programming (PDF) No
Cohen Career Center - Education & Public Service Careers (PDF) No
Cohen Career Center - STEM Careers (PDF) TBD
Office of Sustainability (PDF) TBD
Reves Center for International Studies - Int'l Students & Scholars Program (PDF) TBD

University Advancement - Student Philanthropy Programs

TBD

University of Richmond - Center for Student Involvement

TBD

University of Richmond - Residence Life & Housing: Residential Experience

TBD

Questions about School of Education assistantships for graduate students enrolled in the School of Education should be directed to [[w|dsosbo, Dorothy Osborne]], Assistant Dean for Admission in the School of Education. Please direct your specific questions about all other higher education administration assistants to:

[[w|gmhend, Greg Henderson]]
Chief of Staff, Division of Student Affairs
William & Mary
P.O. Box 8795
Williamsburg, VA 23187-8795
757-221-1236 (phone)
757-221-1240 (fax)