Stipend: $9,000 per year (divided equally among the fall and spring semesters)
- In-state tuition scholarship: ~$4,500 per year divided equally among the fall and spring semesters (final amount will be equal to approved in-state tuition)
- June and July employment is available at an equivalent hourly rate after your first year of employment.
- Professional Development Funds: $300.00
- Parking Pass: $300.00
4 Year Degree
2 openings available.
Appalachian State University (App State) invites interested applicants for the positions of Graduate Assistant (GA) to become a part of the University Recreation (UREC) team as we facilitate an inclusive environment where recreation and wellness opportunities transform, engage, and care for the App State community.
Under the principles of Connect-Invite-Design, the team strives to genuinely connect with the App State community. With these connections, we invite them to share who they are. This will assist in designing opportunities with everyone’s needs in mind.
You will join a UREC team that is creating an exciting environment, values collaboration, innovation, and inclusion, and is welcoming to all App State students, faculty and staff. We are creating a risk-taking workplace that supports the voices and contributions of employees at all levels, listens, and responds to our community. At University Recreation (UREC) we believe in an equitable University Recreation community with opportunities for everyone, with everyone. Learn more about UREC Mission, Vision, and Values on our website.
Graduate Assistant - Communications (1):
The Graduate Assistant for Communications assists to lead the UREC department in the design and implementation of communication strategies. This position serves on the UREC Leadership Team and reports directly to the Assistant Director of Member Services.
The Graduate Assistant (GA) for Fitness & Wellness (Services) is primarily responsible for working with the Assistant Director of Fitness and Wellness and the other GA for Fitness & Wellness (Programs) in the overall administration, supervision, and daily operations of a comprehensive Fitness & Wellness Services and Programs. With a team of two GAs for Fitness and Wellness and with the purpose of providing a comprehensive assistantship experienceboth GAs will switch responsibilities after their first year.
This position serves on the UREC Leadership Team and reports directly to the Assistant Director of Fitness & Wellness.
At the annual NIRSA conference in Pittsburgh, we are hosting an information session Friday, 3/24 at 11:30am - 12:00pm in room 307. Drop by if you would like to learn more about the position and meet members of the App State University Recreation team.
Acceptance into Appalachian State University Graduate School in pursuit of a Master’s Degree and the specific degree programyou are applying for. Varying deadlines exist for all applications, and it is the responsibility of the applicant to beware of these and apply accordingly. Applicants MUST be accepted into the Graduate School before they can be accepted into the degree program of their choice.
Some commonly related graduate programs with the offered graduate assistantship:
About the University: As the premier public undergraduate institution in the state of North Carolina, Appalachian State University prepares students to lead purposeful lives as global citizens who understand and engage their responsibilities in creating a sustainable future for all. The Appalachian Experience promotes a spirit of inclusion that brings people together in inspiring ways to acquire and create knowledge, to grow holistically, to act with passion and determination, and to embrace diversity and difference. Located in the Blue Ridge Mountains, Appalachian is one of 17 campuses in the University of North Carolina System. Appalachian enrolls more than 20,000 students, has a low student-to-faculty ratio and offers more than 150 undergraduate and graduate majors. Learn more at https://www.appstate.edu/about/About Boone: Boone is a college town in the best sense — a place where people say hello on the street and a vibrant downtown is just a block from campus. Its eclectic hub, known as King Street, features specialty shops, restaurants and cultural attractions. The surrounding Blue Ridge Mountains attract outdoor enthusiasts year-round for hiking, skiing, snowboarding, mountai...n biking, cycling, fishing, kayaking, rock climbing and other activities. Learn more at this linkAppalachian State University is strongly committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. The University actively encourages applications and nominations of members of historically underrepresented groups.