Ohio University

Graduate Assistantship Positions

Application Materials and Directions

Please download the College Student Personnel/Graduate Assistantship Packet [PDF] for a program overview and information regarding the application processes.

Assistantships are on-campus positions that are designed to supplement your classroom experience with practical experience. The Division of Student Affairs offers many assistantship opportunities, and, given the partnership with The Gladys W. and David H. Patton College of Education, first consideration goes to those students applying for admission to the College Student Personnel program. The graduate assistantship application process and the academic admissions process are separate, but concurrent processes.

Candidates may apply for up to six assistantships

For your application, you will need your resume, cover letter, a list of professional references, and your autobiographical sketch/personal statement.

To learn more about the types of graduate assistantship opportunities available through this program, review the examples below. Not all positions are open for applicants each academic year. Hiring is complete for the 2019-2020 academic year. All positions for the 2020-2021 academic year opened on October 1, 2019 and will close January 15, 2020.  Open positions are posted for application to the Ohio University Jobs website at www.ohiouniversityjobs.com

The application deadline for 2020 has passed. 

Important Contacts

For general questions on the GA application process, contact Lindsey Ward at wardl@ohio.edu or (740) 593-2909.

For general questions about the College Student Personnel program, contact the Higher Education and Student Affairs Program Coordinator, Dave Nguyen at hesa@ohio.edu or 740.597.1503.

For information on other graduate assistantship opportunities at OHIO not listed below, please contact the Graduate College at (740) 593-2800 or graduate@ohio.edu

For support services, information on getting involved on campus or in the Athens community, please visit the Ohio University student page at www.ohio.edu/students.

Should a candidate be offered a graduate assistantship position and be accepted to a Masters or Doctoral level degree program, the two-year assistantship is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check.

Opportunities in the Division of Student Affairs

Campus Involvement Center

Health Promotion

Sorority & Fraternity Life

Career and Leadership Development Center

Office of the Dean of Students

Event Services

Housing and Residence Life

Office of Community Standards and Student Responsibility

Opportunities outside the Division of Student Affairs

Academic Achievement Center

Allen Student Advising Center

Cutler Scholars (Honors Tutorial College)

Patton College of Education

Office of First Year and Transition Programs

Office of Global Opportunities

Office of Global Affairs and International Studies

Office for Multicultural Student Access and Retention

OHIO Alumni Association