Graduate Assistantships with RPTA


The Recreation, Park, and Tourism Administration department at Western Illinois University, Quad City Campus (Moline, IL), is currently soliciting applications for Graduate Assistants. The student selected would work part-time (20 hours per week) at a partner recreation provider organization in the Quad Cities.

Compensation includes an approximate $943 monthly stipend and a full tuition waiver.


Positions include but are not limited to:

Environmental Educator

Public Parks and Recreation Employee (Various Positions) 

Swim Instructor 

Outreach Assistant 

Before & After School Assistant 

Community Gardens Assistant 

Children’s Adventure Guide


 Marsh YMCA


WIU-QC RPTA faculty specialize in Natural Resource Management and Event Management. There is also an option to study as an RPTA Generalist. We value experience and service based education.


For further information, please contact Rob Porter at r-porter@wiu.edu or 309-762-3999 ext. 62355.