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Graduate Assistant for Student Life

Position Title: Graduate Assistant for Student Life

Department: Student Services

Position Requirements and Preferences:

A. Education: Bachelor’s Degree

B. Experience: Background in student organization involvement.

C. Other: Must be enrolled full-time in a Graduate degree program. Possess excellent oral and written skills.


  • Work 25 hours per week.
  • Support the Student Services Office through program advisement, training, and student development.
  • Assist with planning, implementing and evaluating student activity/campus life programs, campus events, and celebrations as assigned.
  • Work on all necessary program arrangements for space, publicity, special requirement of performers, and other program needs.
  • Provide on-site supervision of events to oversee facilities use, arrangements, admission, and compliance with policies and to assist in problem resolution
  • Develop initiatives and work collaboratively with other staff to assist students in their connection and involvement with activities organizations, and small groups.
  • Utilization of technology available to aid presentations, as well as publicize events.
  • Develop communication with campus community to facilitate coordination of programs.
  • Keep monthly calendar of events updated.
  • May be assigned special projects as needed.
  • This position may require evening and weekend hours.

Reports to: Dean of Students/Assistant Director of Residence Life

Start Date: July 1, 2021

Replacement or New Position: New

Full-Time/Part-time/Temp: Graduate Assistant positions are a minimum of 2 years

Closing Date of Posting: Until filled

Application Sent to: Send cover letter and resume:

Human Resources

William Penn University

201 Trueblood Avenue

Oskaloosa, Iowa 52577 Email:

Terms of Employment: At will employee

William Penn University is an equal opportunity provider and employer.