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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: Renshaw Early Childhood Center 

Job Title: Graduate Assistant

Application Deadline: November 22, 2019

Contact: Beth Schaeffer (Director) 270-745-2773; beth.schaeffer@wku.edu or Sarah Conder (Program Manager) 270-745-4645; sarah.conder@wku.edu

Description: The RECC seeks a graduate assistant to enhance the learning experiences of all children participating within the program. The GA will assist with classroom preparation and light clerical duties (filing, organizing, inputting student data, etc.) The GA will assist the lead teacher throughout the routine, helping manage classroom procedures, leading small group activities, and actively supporting children’s unique learning needs. The candidate is expected to work 20 hours per week, during business hours.

Stipend or Scholarship: Candidate will receive $4,750 per semester.


  • Current WKU student pursing Masters level degree in early childhood education, special education, child & family studies, speech-language pathology, social work, psychology or related field
  • Experience working with youth children (15 months- Kindergarten age)
  • Experience working with children with disabilities and/or delays preferred

Application Materials Requested:

  • Resume
  • Cover letter
  • Claqss schedule


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