Graduate Assistant @ FSU Student Organizations & Involvement (Dance Marathon)

The Graduate Assistant for Dance Marathon at FSU is a 20 hour per week assistantship designed for students enrolled full-time in a graduate level program at Florida State University. As a department we work to create intentional learning opportunities that create a sense of belonging and instills the confidence, competence, and capacity for students to use their voice for advocacy. This position accomplishes these goals by providing support to the largest philanthropy at FSU and creating opportunities for students to engage with the FSU community through experiential learning. This position includes event planning and execution, leadership training, budget management, risk management, campus collaboration, and advising.

RESPONSIBLE FOR: Co-advising Dance Marathon at FSU

REPORTS TO: Student Program Coordinator, Student Organizations and Involvement

  • Coordinate and implement individual and group advising with student leaders
  • Support major projects and events such as Dancer Registration, Florida Statement, Leave Your Legacy and Marathon Weekend
  • Event planning and day of event execution
  • Plan and execute the Dance Marathon Executive Board Retreat
  • Develop tailored and inclusive engagement experiences
  • Regularly assess programs and services
  • Manage budgets and funding related to position specific areas
  • This position includes some evening and weekend responsibilities


  • Admitted in an FSU Graduate Program (Preferably Master’s in Higher Education Administration)
  • Ability to relate well to others, including students, student groups, and campus partners
  • Ability to pay close attention to detail
  • Ability to understand and interpret university policies and procedures
  • Experience in program planning and evaluation
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and written
  • Ability to receive and follow instructions related to programs and activities
  • Available some nights and weekends

Interested? Visit FSU Careers and search Job ID: 53300 to apply.