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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 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:

Job Title: Honors Capstone Experience/Thesis Advisor (NOTE: this is a student work position, not a graduate assistantship)

Deadline: August 11, 2017

Department: Honors College
Contact: Christopher Keller,, 270-745-3171


The Honors Capstone Experience/Thesis Project Advisor (C/ET Advisor, for short) helps honors students navigate all processes and procedures related to the Honors College’s Capstone Experience/Thesis project option. The CE/T advisor works directly with students to help them fill out CE/T forms, format and submit finished CE/T projects according to Honors College guidelines, coordinate CE/T student defenses, collaborate with WKU staff inside and outside the Honors College to ensure efficiency with the CE/T process, and complete other duties related to the CE/T process, as assigned by supervisor. The CE/T advisor also leads workshops that help honors students better understand the CE/T processes and procedures. For more information about the Honors College and the Capstone Experience/Thesis project, please visit

Pay or Scholarship: $10 per hour (up to 20 hours per week)


The successful candidate should be a currently enrolled graduate student at WKU; must have excellent written and oral communication skills; knowledge of Microsoft Word/Excel and experience with document design; experience with WKU programs like TopNet; understanding of Honors College Capstone Experience/Thesis projects and procedures; ability to collaborate with diverse stakeholders inside and outside the Honors College; and strong organizational skills. No preference is given to candidates’ academic areas of study, though preference is given to candidates who have completed an undergraduate thesis or honors educational experience at WKU or elsewhere.

Application Materials Requested:

Send the following documents to Dr. Christopher Keller at

  • 1-2 page cover letter detailing qualifications for the position
  • Resume or Curriculum Vitae




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 Last Modified 8/4/17