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Graduate Assistantship Positions

Graduate Assistantships in the Division of Student Affairs are designed to supplement your classroom experience with practical experience. The Division of Student Affairs offers many assistantship opportunities. Given the partnership with The Gladys W. and David H. Patton College of Education first consideration goes to those students applying for admission to the College Student Personnel program.

The graduate assistantship application process and the academic admissions process are separate but concurrent processes. Visit How to Apply to learn more about the application process for assistantships and for the College Student Personnel program. 

For all graduate assistantship applications, a resume, cover letter, and list of professional references are required.  

Other employment opportunities are available on Ohio University Jobs

Opportunities in the Division of Student Affairs

Positions below are available for the upcoming 2024-25 academic year.

Vice President for Student Affairs

Office of the Dean of Students

University Well-being & Campus Recreation

Community Standards & Student Responsibility

Housing & Residence Life

Opportunities in Other Departments

University College

Honors Tutorial College

Center for Advising, Career and Experiential Learning

University Advancement - Alumni Relations

Additional Information

For general questions on the graduate assistantship application process contact

For information on other graduate assistantship opportunities at OHIO not listed below, please contact the Graduate College at (740) 593-2800 or

For support services and information about getting involved on campus or in the Athens community, please visit the Ohio University student page.

Should a candidate be offered a graduate assistantship position and be accepted to a master's or doctoral-level degree program, the graduate assistantship is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check.