Student Involvment and Leadership Center (SILC)

The Student Involvement and Leadership Center (SILC) prepares students to become contributing citizens of society by providing meaningful co-curricular experiences. SILC is responsible for coordinating registered university organizations and providing leadership education experiences for students in addition to providing programs and services to specific target populations, such as non-traditional students. A Student Affairs department, SILC has five full-time professionals and a number of graduate/undergraduate student employees. This position reports to the Assistant Director of Student Engagement in SILC. In addition to student organization management, all graduate assistants have a general SILC responsibility. The graduate assistant will collaborate with other SILC staff members in the overall management of SILC programs, services, and resources.

SILC Graduate Assistant: Student Engagement

  • Perform generalist activities related to the management of the 600+ student organizations, including annual registration, training, and program development
  • Create and manage marketing including social media and newsletters of campus activities and resources for student organizations
  • Coordinates Student Organization Events approval process
  • Coordinates and assists with Non-Traditional Student Services Events
  • Assists with leadership of student staff and front office operations management
  • Assist in facilitating student leadership workshops and experiences
  • Assists in the planning of SILC programs and collaborates with other SILC staff as necessary
  • Assists in tabling and facilitating SILC information presentations during admissions sessions for prospective students
  • Assists with Danforth Chapel scheduling as needed
Available for 21-22 year



Sarah Bowman
Assistant Director
Student Involvement &
  Leadership Center
400 Kansas Union
Lawrence, KS 66045
(785) 864-6278

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