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General Assistantship (1995-2024)


• Bachelor’s degree
• Acceptance into SIUE Graduate School; must maintain a 6-12 hour course load per semester
• Evidence of sound organizational skills
• Ability to interact effectively with student-athletes, colleagues, and the public 

Position Description

Under the immediate supervision of the Associate AD for Events and Facilities, the graduate assistant is primarily responsible in assisting all areas of operation for the Athletics' Event Management and Facilities. The individual will assist the Events and Facilities staff members and other staff members in Intercollegiate Athletics with planning, coordinating, and implementing programs and services and other duties as assigned. The graduate assistant with work closely with coaches and the marketing department on daily operations and events within athletics. The GA will also work with other campus departments such as Facilities Management, Campus Recreation, Police and Parking Services. Additional duties consistent with the Department’s goals and mission will also be assigned.
The graduate assistant in this position will develop skills in human relations, supervision skills, public presentations, and communication and documentation skills. Candidate must be available for evening and weekend events and comply with University, Conference, and NCAA rules and regulations. 

Application Process

Required Documents

TO APPLY, PLEASE SUBMIT: Cover Letter, Resumé, Unofficial Transcript, and References via email to Eric Crist, Associate AD for Events and Facilities, at 

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Voluntary GA Applicant Data Form

This form is used to gather applicant data by the Office of Equal Opportunity, Access, & Title IX Coordination at SIUE. This information cannot be viewed by units hiring Graduate Assistants. Completion of this form is not required and will not impact your chances of being hired for a Graduate Assistantship. This form is NOT an application for employment. To apply for a Graduate Assistant position, follow the instructions listed in the posting. 

Since each individual hiring unit manages their own hiring process, please contact the hiring unit if you have questions about this posting. 
Notice:  Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, religion, national origin or sex in violation of Title VII.
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville prohibits discrimination against employees, applicants for employment and students on the basis of age, color, disability, marital status, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran’s status.