Office of Student Life

Recreational Sports

Graduate Assistantships

The Ohio State Department of Recreational Sports is seeking candidates for the Graduate Assistant of RPAC Facility Operations position.

Full position descriptions are available upon request from Gabby Kinnamon, Training Coordinator at 

RPAC Facility Operations (1 position) 

Graduate assistants working in the Recreation & Physical Activity Center (RPAC) facility operations can expect general responsibilities include assisting in the supervision, onboarding, training and certification of student employees, which includes the preparation of training curriculum, instruction and facilitation of on-the-job training and certification courses and assessment of learning. GAs will contribute to the management of one or more facilities, oversee daily operations, maintain equipment inventory, monitor risk management, coordinate repairs, and assist in project planning.


To be considered for an assistantship, candidates must apply to the Graduate School and the Master of Science in Kinesiology, Sport Management program. A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required for admission into graduate school at the Ohio State University. Ohio State Recreational Sports is not currently accepting materials from applicants to programs or degrees other than those linked above.   


Applications will be reviewed in the order in which they are received. Preference will be given to applications received by February 24, 2023. Applications can be completed here. After completing the linked form, please submit a cover letter and resume to Gabby Kinnamon. Contact information below:

Email:  OR mail to Department of Recreational Sports, ATTN: Gabby Kinnamon, B106 RPAC; 337 W. 17th Avenue, Columbus, OH  43210-1224

Additional Stipend Information 

GAs are appointed to 9-month terms and receive approximately $2,360 in a monthly stipend. GAs are typically expected to serve as a GA for 2 years. Also included are a full tuition waiver (including in/out of state and international). Summer employment may be available but is not guaranteed. 

Final candidates are subject to successful completion of a background check.   


The Ohio State University 

Office of Human Resources | 1590 N. High St., Suite 300 | Columbus, OH 43201-2190 |  

For questions, please call 614-247-6947 or email 

The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, disability, ethnicity, gender identity or expression, genetic information, HIV/AIDS status, military status, national origin, race, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, pregnancy, protected veteran status or any other bases under the law.