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Graduate Residence Advisor and Graduate Assistant Openings

Current Openings for the M.A. in Higher Education and Student Development Programs

Pursue a Graduate Residence Advisor position or a Graduate Assistantship as a rewarding and practical means of applying your learning in the M.A. in Higher Education in Student Development. 

Please note that other GA positions may be added later in the semester. Check this page regularly, and if you have already applied for the program, be sure to indicate your additional interests to your admissions counselor.

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Graduate Residence Advisor (GRA) Positions 2022-2023

This position will give you the opportunity to minister to the team of Resident Assistants. You will help train and prepare RAs before the school year, and then engage in weekly one-on-one mentoring sessions with four RAs during the year. This time includes providing practical support as well as emotional and spiritual support. Living in community with both your ResLife team and the residents of your buildings will provide the opportunity to walk alongside and care for students as they navigate an incredibly formational chapter of their story.

The Graduate Resident Advisors for campus apartments are residential positions, working in both Residence Life and with a Student Development or Student Development-related office on campus.  There are two main aspects of this position: interacting with your residents in the apartments and interacting with your work in your assigned office. This is a 20 hour a week position, with 10 hours designated for Residence Life work and 10 hours designated for your office area. 

Available office areas include Discipleship Ministries in the Chaplain's Office, working directly with the Dean of Residence Life, and College Union in Intercultural Arts and Media. 


Graduate Assistantship (GA) Positions 2022-2023

The Graduate Assistant for Wheaton Passage supports the programming of Wheaton Passage and Orientation for all new students. 

The ISP GA supports the programming and work of the International Student Programs team and works twenty hours per week. 

Under the guidance of the Student Involvement Director and Office Coordinator the Student Involvement Graduate Assistant (GA) is a part-time graduate student who will serve as the chief staff advisor for all Student-Led Clubs.  In partnership with the Office Coordinator, the GA will provide leadership for the Student-Led Club Leaders by investing in the lives of students by developing and guiding intentional learning experiences as they grow and mature spiritually.