Graduate Assistantships

The following are Graduate Assistantship (GA) and Graduate Teaching Assistantship (GTA) opportunities available to accepted CPASS graduate students. Additional GA positions may become available in the future.

SEPP Graduate Teaching Assistantships
WVU, CPASS, Sport, Exercise and Performance Psychology

Responsibilities include teaching 6 credit hours a semester of undergraduate Sport and Exercise Psychology program courses. GTAs are required to prepare syllabi, lesson plans, and assess students' learning across the different learning domains. GTAs are required to register for and attend teaching practicum, which meeting once-per-month throughout the semester. GTAs may be awarded to current SEPP doctoral students, with 1-2 GTA positions withheld for an accepted first-year doctoral students.

CATS Graduate Teaching Assistantship
WVU CPASS Department of Coaching & Teaching Studies (CATS)

Responsibilities include teaching 6 credit hours a semester in at least one of three areas with the Department of Coaching & Teaching Studies (CATS) - Athletic Coaching Education (ACE), Physical Education Teacher Education (PETE) and/or the Basic Instruction Program (PE). GTAs are required to prepare syllabi, lesson plans, and assess students' learning across the different learning domains.  

United Way Campaign Graduate Assistant
WVU President's Office

The WVU President’s Office seeks applicants for a Graduate Assistant position, working directly with the annual WVU United Way campaign. The successful candidate will assist with development and execution of the annual charitable campaign, which annually raises over $300,000 for the local community. The candidate will oversee promotion, coordination, and partnerships for the annual Gold Rush event and work directly with all campaign events and activities. 

WVU Student Recreation Center Intramural Assistantship
WVU Athletics

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to coordinating and promoting intramural sport leagues in 17 different sports for over 500 teams. Coordinating and promoting special events. Training/Supervising site directors and sport league officials. Coordinating schedules of all facilities and staff.

Facilities and Event Management Assistantship
WVU Athletics

Graduate assistant will be required to be the onsite event manager for all home events for the following sports: Volleyball, Women’s soccer, Men’s soccer, Women’s basketball, Wrestling, Gymnastics, and Baseball. GA will be required to assist in event management for all home events for the following sports: Football, Men’s basketball. GA will be responsible for renting, delivering, recharging, and maintaining all game-day radios and accompanying equipment for Athletic Department staff for all sports listed above. GA will be responsible for obtaining payment for officials, umpires, referees, judges, etc. for all sports listed above. GA will be responsible for the timely return of all signed receipts of payment to the Athletic business Office.

Mountaineer Athletic Club (MAC) Assistantship
WVU Athletics

The West Virginia University Mountaineer Athletic Club (MAC) is seeking applications for graduate assistants and interns to provide support while gaining valuable intercollegiate athletics and development experience. While each position will have different focuses (listed below), each GA and intern will have opportunities to learn about and be involved in various development aspects. The number one priority for each position is a superior level of customer service. Positive and effective interactions with both internal and external constituents, including donors, will be crucial for each of these roles.

Sport Marketing Assistantship
WVU Athletics

Responsibilities for WVU Athletics Marketing include creating, implementing and evaluating marketing and promotional strategies for nine varsity sports, designing promotional materials, planning in-game entertainment, writing game scripts and managing game-day operations and group ticket sales. This position is a two-year commitment. Position will next be eligible to receive applications in the spring of 2020.

Strength and Conditioning High School Program Director
Local area high schools

Graduate assistants in the Strength and Conditioning position will work on site at an area high school. GA duties include working with all scholastic sports programs and coaches, writing workout plans and providing instruction, maintaining the strength and conditioning facilities, maintaining a safe environment, and working and communicating with the athletic training staff. Qualified applicants should have experience working with athletes and teams in a strength and conditioning setting and an exercise science, kinesiology or related undergraduate degree. 

Instructor / Program Supervisor Position

Kidematics operate before and after school programs at two locations in Monongalia County. We also operate Summer programs at one of the school locations for children in grades K-8. Kidematics uses physical activity to promote the health and well-being of school aged children. The program also teaches social skills related to motivation, coping, relationships, and responsibility.