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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:



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Department: Student Support Services, Disabilities

Job Title: Media & Outreach Graduate Assistant

Application Deadline: TBA

Contact: Jimmie Martin, jimmie.martin@wku.edu, 270-745-2743

Description: This position is a 10-month appointment from mid-July through the end of the Academic Year in May, with 20 working hours per week and the possibility of a summer contract. The Media & Outreach Graduate Assistant will be responsible for the majority of the project’s social media presence, outreach efforts on campus, and other advertising/outreach materials. This position requires the ability to manage time, multi-task, and function successfully with little supervision. There is some flexibility to work as available, but GA must be available to attend functions and events to share via social media. The GA will be required to meet with the Project Director and/or Academic Coordinator on a regular basis. This position will adhere to the WKU holiday schedule.

Stipend or Scholarship: $10,000 yearly stipend, paid in monthly installments


  • Candidate must be accepted to/enrolled in a Master’s Degree program at WKU
  • Demonstrated experience managing social media presence or program outreach in some capacity
  • Graphic design and video editing skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to initiate, implement, and coordinate projects
  • Strong desire to promote educational achievement and opportunity
  • Willingness to become familiar with TRIO regulations that govern program policies and procedures

Application Materials Requested:

  • Candidates should submit the following via email to Jimmie Martin, Project Director (jimmie.martin@wku.edu) :
    • Cover Letter
    • Resume
    • Design Sample (flyer, Instagram post, etc.)
  • Please include the graduate program in which you are accepted/enrolled


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 Last Modified 6/23/21