Higher Ed. Leadership - Competitive Pool Application

This application is open for faculty, staff, and/or administrators to request a Higher Ed. Leadership graduate assistant positions for the 2023-2024 academic year. Both stipend and tuition waiver will be provided by the VSU Graduate School.

To be considered for Competitive Funding all applications are due back to vsugradasst@valdosta.edu no later than 9/30/2022. Supervisors will be notified by early November of awarded positions.

You will want to be as descriptive and forthcoming as you can on the form. Please also refer to the rubric which is how each application will be scored by the Higher Ed. Leadership Selection Committee. 

Due to demand for Graduate Assistant's, we ask that you please only request your department's True need.

Thank you for your participation. Please complete the fields below in full.

  • 1 year
    2 years
  • Administrative Assistant
    Research Assistant
    Housing Assistant
  • -Type of Graduate Assistant-

    Administrative Assistant: Most common, performs tasks important to daily office functions

    Research Assistant: Primary responsibilities are to work directly with faculty doing research-based tasks

    Housing Assistant: GAs assigned to work with campus residence halls

  • 14 hours per week (224 hours per semester)
    19 hours (304 hours per semester)
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