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Available GA Positions

Open GA Position Job Board

This site lists open graduate assistantship positions available on Western Kentucky University's campus.  Details about the assistantship program are available.  For questions about the positions themselves, be sure to e-mail the contact person listed in the job announcement.

For Students:

The table below lists open general (service oriented) graduate assistantship positions which have been submitted to the Graduate School by WKU faculty or staff.  If you are interested in applying to a position and feel that you meet the qualifications please inquire directly with the listed contacted person.  Please note: these listings represent what has been submitted to the Graduate School, but not all areas choose to list their GA open positions here.  Please contact your academic department for the most complete information about potential openings.

For Faculty and Staff:

If you have a general GA position available please submit a description to graduate.school@wku.edu. Please include all of the following information:

  • Job Title (50 characters or less)
  • Deadline (Date)
  • Department
  • Contact (name, email, phone)
  • Description (200 words or less)
  • Stipend and Tuition
  • Qualifications (100 words or less)
  • Application Materials Requested 


For departments with posted positions, please let The Graduate School know as soon as the position has been filled so it can be removed from the website.


Open positions:


Department: The Center for Career & Professional Development

Job Title: Career Graduate Assistant

Application Deadline: July 20, 2018

Contact: Adrianne Browning, 270.745.3095 or adrianne.browning@wku.edu

Description: 15 hours a week; Fall 2018 semwster

Tasks expected:

  • Promote an atmosphere of professionalism and be courteous and helpful to those who use services
  • Acquire knowledge of departments and majors within the Gordon Ford College of Business
  • Review resumes online and in paper form
  • Conduct practice interviews
  • Assist with Gordon Ford College of Business Job Fair and Dinnerview Event

Stipend or Scholarship: $1,500 scholarship


  • Excellent organization, writing, communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Detail oriented - efficiently catch typos, errors, and grammatical errors or resumes
  • Quick learner - comprehend what makes a marketable resume
  • Sufficient customer service skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Manage multiple tasks and take initiative
  • Ability to work with a diverse student population
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office

Application Materials Requested: Resume and Cover Letter

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