Housing Graduate Assistantship Opportunities

Learn more about available positions.

Position Descriptions

Position Descriptions include overviews of the Office of Housing and Residence Life, and the position itself. It also includes job responsibilities, terms of employment, compensation, basic and preferred qualifications, and on-campus housing information.

Graduate Hall Director Job Description

Graduate Assistant for Advising and Programming Job Description

How to Apply for a Graduate Assistantship

Email the following information to Residence Life Coordinator, Samantha Brooks, to officially apply for our GA positions.

We will be reviewing application materials at an ongoing basis. We do not require all applicants to be enrolled or accepted into a graduate program at UWF before they interview, however we can only offer positions after the candidate has been accepted into a UWF graduate program.

For individuals applying to the College Student Affairs Administration program, please learn more about the program, available assistantships, and how to apply through the CSAA Website, or by contacting CSAA Coordinator Dr. Karen Haas (khaas1@uwf.edu).


  • In-State tuition and coverage of academic credit cost up to 9 credits per semester 
  • Fall & Spring semesters only
  • Students are responsible for university fees, textbooks, parking pass, and other associated costs
  • A $9,000 stipend for a ten-month appointment paid in equal bi-weekly installments
  • An on-campus furnished apartment including a designated parking space, utilities, washer & dryer, basic cable access, and high-speed internet access (available for domestic partners as well)
  • A meal plan valued at $600 per semester for use in campus dining facilities (Fall & Spring only)
  • Professional development opportunities provided throughout the year

Graduate Student Terms of Employment

  • Housing & Residence Life Graduate Assistants are expected to work 30 hours per week. Due to the nature of the position, some weeks may require more hours, and other weeks will require less.
  • This is a 10-month position requiring employees to live on campus.
    1. Move in and graduate staff training will begin mid-July 2019.
    2. The employment period will end mid-May 2020.
    3. Summer opportunities may be available through a separate application process; continued or future employment is dependent on job & academic performance during the academic year.
  • Housing & Residence Life Graduate Assistants may not hold any other outside employment, including additional paid assistantships.
  • Housing & Residence Life Graduate Assistants must maintain a 3.0 cumulative GPA.
  • Housing & Residence Life Graduate Assistants must remain in good standing with the university, the department of Housing & Residence Life, and their graduate program.

Equity, Diversity & Inclusion at the University of West Florida

At the University of West Florida, we define equal opportunity as non-discrimination on the basis of protected characteristics. 

  • We define diversity as the various attributes we each possess based on characteristics from birth, experience we have had, and decisions we have made. 
  • We define inclusion as acknowledging and leveraging diversity by creating an environment where students, faculty and staff feel accepted, and valued. 
  • We celebrate the unique characteristics of each member of our community as well as the commonalities we share.

As an educational institution we recognize the considerable benefits emanating from the diverse human mosaic that is our university. It is our vision to be an intellectual and cultural center that engages our students, faculty, staff and community partners in an ongoing and dynamic process that prepares each of us to be culturally competent in an ever-changing multicultural world. 

The University of West Florida Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action and non-discrimination policies can be found at here. Additionally, the 2018-2022 University of West Florida Diversity Plan may also be found at the link above.

Tobacco-Free Campus Statement

The Tobacco-Free Campus Policy applies to all employees, students and visitors and prohibits the use of all tobacco products on all university-owned properties, including but not limited to, all recreational facilities, residential facilities and parking lots. All events occurring on campus or on campus property are subject to the Tobacco-Free Campus Policy.

Right to Know - Consumer Information

This report is required under the federal Campus Security Act and the Higher Education Opportunity Act. It provides the UWF community with safety and security information and procedures as well as annual crime and fire statistics. It may be found here.

More Information

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