Graduate Assistant Positions

Kennesaw State University’s Department of Sports and Recreation offers Graduate Assistant positions. The appointment for all positions will begin August of 2022 and conclude April of 2023; each position is expected to work 20 hours per week.  Student fees, school application fees, and other expenses will be the responsibility of individual filling the positions.

Applications must include cover letter, resume and three references.  

Fitness

The Fitness Graduate Assistant position is offered by Kennesaw State University. The applicant must be accepted into an applicable graduate program at KSU, as well as apply for the Fitness Graduate Assistant position.  The Fitness Graduate Assistant will be responsible for assisting in managing the comprehensive fitness program.  Reporting directly to the Senior Coordinator of Fitness, the Fitness Graduate Assistant’s primary responsibilities will be administrating personal training and small group training sessions and overseeing the daily fitness operations. 

Full Position Description

For more information or to apply to the position, please contact: Carrie Kuzontkoski, Associate Director, Recreation Programs, ckuzontk@kennesaw.edu

Graduate Assistantship Agreement between Kennesaw State University and Georgia State University

The Facility Operations and Competitive Sports positions are offered as an agreement between Kennesaw State University and Georgia State University; all applicants must be accepted as a graduate student into the Georgia State University’s Sport Administration, M. S. and also apply for the Graduate Research Assistant position desired with KSU’s Department of Sports and Recreation.

Facility Operations

The Facilities Graduate Assistant will be responsible for managing the day-to-day event operations for the Student Recreation and Activities Center (SRAC) and Student Recreation and Wellness Center (RWC). This will include facility reservations, operating supplies, payroll and management of student staff. The Facilities Graduate Assistant is expected to assist with special events held within the SRAC and RWC. This position requires a flexible schedule including non-traditional work hours and other duties as assigned.

Full Position Description

For more information or to apply to the position, please contact: Kendra Bailey, Senior Coordinator of Facilities and Events, kbaile73@kennesaw.edu

 

Competitive Sports

The Competitive Sports Graduate Assistant shall maintain a role in overseeing a comprehensive Intramural and Club program. Responsible for marketing and promoting Department of Sports & Recreation Competitive Sports (DS&R CS) events including outreach, generating interest, and assessing the campus student population for Competitive Sports interests/program; providing feedback and recommendations for events/programs based on campus community feedback, comments, interactions;  and develop, plan, and execute student staff and Competitive Sport volunteer/officer trainings and meetings on both Marietta and Kennesaw campuses, and other programs and events within Competitive Sports. Direct Club Sports and Intramural Sports events including – event set-up and teardown, game management, risk management, student staff supervision, participant relations, and reservation requests.

Full Position Description

For more information or to apply to the position, please contact: Nicole Turner, Director, Competitive Sports, nturne36@kennesaw.edu

Aquatics

The Aquatics Graduate Assistant will be responsible for assisting in managing a comprehensive aquatics program. Reporting directly to the Aquatics Coordinator, the Aquatics Graduate Assistant’s primary responsibilities will be assisting with aquatics programs and overseeing the daily aquatic operations. Duties will include coordinating the program schedule, conducting facility inspections, ordering supplies, processing payroll and managing student staff. This position requires a flexible schedule including non-traditional work hours and other duties as assigned. 

Full Position Description

For more information or to apply to the position, please contact:  Cheryl Richardson, Aquatics Coordinator, bricha89@kennesaw.edu

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