School of Engineering

The School of Engineering offers 12 undergraduate degree programs, and serves approximately 2,100 undergraduate students.  The graduate assistant in this position does not need a background in engineering or math and science, but a desire to work with outstanding, high-achieving students and gain a variety of experiences in several student affairs roles.  The School of Engineering understands the importance of professional development and will provide opportunities to grow in your career.  This position allows the graduate student to gain a unique perspective on how student affairs functions within an academic unit. 

Graduate Assistant (brief description):

This exciting graduate assistantship position will have the opportunity to work with many different areas of student affairs within the School of Engineering including academic advising, recruitment/retention, new student programs, and leadership development.  The majority of responsibilities will be related to undergraduate students. 

The first year the graduate assistant will work on a rotational schedule with several weeks dedicated to each of these areas to familiarize the graduate assistant with all functional student affairs related areas within the School of Engineering.  The second year the graduate assistant will have the opportunity to focus on one or two areas of professional interest. The position reports to the Director of the SELF Engineering Leadership Fellows program.

*This is a student services related position and does not require any engineering related education or experience.

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(For the 2018-19 year, this position is available)



Dawn Shew
Director of Undergraduate Academic Services
School of Engineering
(785) 864-3881



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