The University of Jamestown is currently accepting application for a Graduate Assistant position with its Student Activities Office for the 2019-2020 and 2020-2021 academic years. The successful candidate will report to the Director of Student Activities and will assist with various advisory and administrative roles within the office. This is a 10-month assistantship with a start date of August 1st.

Completion of a Bachelor’s degree and acceptance into a UJ graduate program is required. The preferred candidate should have had active involvement in undergraduate student life functions. Additional requirements include strong communication, organization, and supervisory skills; the ability to work both in team and autonomous settings; and the capacity to model mature, responsible leadership. The successful candidate must be willing to work nights and weekends as necessary. Applicants must submit to a criminal background check, subject to review and approval by the University of Jamestown.

Compensation Information

Full tuition, housing, and a Block 150 Meal Plan (150 meals + $225 Jimmie Bucks per semester)

To Apply

For consideration, please submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references to the Director of Student Activities,

Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Consideration for the position is contingent upon successful admission to a UJ graduate program. Interested candidates are encouraged to begin the admissions application immediately. The admissions process for the graduate school program is separate from the application for this position. For information about UJ’s graduate programs, please visit

The University of Jamestown is an Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

University of Jamestown at a glance

Financial Aid

  • Academic Scholarships
  • Athletic Scholarships
  • Fine Arts Performance Awards
  • Journey Awards

Campus Demographics

Placement Rate

1,100 students from 30 states and 20 countries
(Undergraduate 2017)

Student to Faculty Ratio - 12:1