Current Graduate Service Assistantship openings

Remember to check first with your program department for graduate assistantship possibilities, as the information provided below is generally limited to service departments.

Email us at gatw@nau.edu if you would like your position posted here.

Current GA openings 

Cline Library - Learning Studio Assessment Project

Extended Campuses - Computer Information Technology, Math/Statistics

Native American Cultural Center

Native American Student Services - Description and Application - 2 positions available

Peak Performance/Math Placement 

Other (non-GA) openings and opportunities

NAU Fund True Blue Call Crew

Library positions 

Residence Life RA positions 

Further opportunities

Jobs for Jacks Employment Database 

Graduate Services Assistantships

A number of administrative units at NAU hire graduate assistants in a variety of service roles.  This listing is a brief sample of the kinds of graduate assistantships offered by administrative units other than academic departments.  Please note that candidates must be admitted to NAU and their program of study before an assistantship offer can be made.  Employment is contingent on completion of criminal background check, employment history investigation and fingerprint check.

Institute for Human Development - Arizona University Center for Disabilities

Institute for Human Development/Arizona University Center for Disabilities Graduate Assistantships

ALL POSITIONS HAVE BEEN FILLED FOR 2014-15

Contact person:  Tom Uno 

Assistantship duties: Assist IHD/AUCD faculty/staff in its goals to complement and affect positive changes in the Arizona service system for individuals with disabilities and their families.
Special skills or background: Excellent skills in written and verbal communication. Knowledge or background in the area of study of the assistantship. Computer skills, including word processing and data management. Research skills, including literature reviews and statistical analysis.
Approximate stipend: approximately $9,500 master’s level; and $10,400 doctoral level; for 20 hours per academic year.
Number of assistantships usually hired each year: 10-12 depending on availability of funds.
Application deadline: Most recruiting is done in February through March for the following fall semester. Other positions are open throughout the year, as they become available.
Additional information: IHD/AUCD is comprised of many federal and state funded grant and contract projects related to people with disabilities. The goal of its projects is to increase and improve services to persons with disabilities. Students in human and health services and educational disciplines participate in interdisciplinary training at IHD/AUCD in various capacities and settings. Areas of emphasis include early childhood development, multicultural diversity, people with challenging behaviors, individual and family supports, assistive technology, medical/allied health, Native American rehabilitation, and interdisciplinary service and assessment models.

Native American Student Services (NASS)

Native American Student Services Graduate Assistantships

Contact person:  Catherine R. Talakte 

Assistantship duties: Provides direct student guidance (academic, financial aid, personal, and career). Serve as the NASS coordinator for Native American scholarships, internships and other educational opportunities. Assist in particular recruitment, development and implementation of academic year and summer activities and programs.
Special skills or background: Knowledge of and experience with campus resources, pre-college preparation and peer mentoring helpful, demonstrated experience in program planning, implementation and evaluation. At least two years experience working with and knowledge of Native American populations a must. Possess excellent communication, both written and verbal skills. (Contact NASS for specific job description.)
Approximate stipend: Approximately $10,000; includes graduate health insurance and 100% of tuition.
Number of assistants usually hired each year: 1 (depending upon funding)
Application deadline: Contact NASS office
Additional information: Native American preferred

Residence Life

Residence Life Graduate Assistantships

Contacts:  Sara Olson, Kevin Gemoets, or Barry Eagle 

Housing and Residence Life is now accepting applications for those interested in a graduate assistantship position for the 2015-16 academic year. The department offers an exciting opportunity for those seeking a comprehensive and valuable experience in housing and student affairs. For information on positions, application information, and timelines, click here.

Residence Life Graduate Assistant Selection Timeline
  • January - begin accepting applications for Residence Life graduate assistantships
  • January through March - Interviewing includes one round. If you are planning on attending The Oshkosh Placement Exchange in Oshkosh, WI, we will attempt to schedule an in-person interview.
  • Mid-March through April - Offers for graduate assistantships. You must be admitted to a graduate degree-seeking program before an offer will be made.