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Graduate Assistantship Openings

Graduate students that meet the minimum requirements and are interested in applying for a graduate assistantship should follow the proper steps to completing an application:

1. Contact your academic department for any openings
2. View published openings of graduate assistantships listed below and contact the office directly if interested

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Courtney Noland, Coordinator of Domestic Graduate Recruitment at 270-809-5304.

The Graduate Assistant for the Campus Recreation & Wellness Center works closely 

with the Director of the program in all aspects of the development and implementation of 

recreational and wellness activities. 


Ability to work with a variety of students from diverse backgrounds and provide effective 

leadership is necessary.  

Strong customer service skills and a dependable professional attitude are a must.  

Evident organizational skills, record keeping, written and oral communication skills are 


Red Cross CPR and AED certifications and/or recognized certifications in fitness, group 

exercise, or personal training are preferred but not required.  

Position is contingent upon admission to Murray State University and enrolls as a fulltime graduate student with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above.  

Position Duties:

Recruit, hire, train, supervise, evaluate, and schedule student staff.  

Develop and assist with revisions of policies and procedures as appropriate.

Oversight of day to day operations in the absence of professional staff.

Monitor safety, security and risk management for daily operations and events.  

Perform other duties as assigned.

Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume, and list of three references to 

Steve Leitch, sleitch@murraystate.edu 

Position will remain open until filled.

We are not aware of any open GA positions at this time.

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