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 2023-2024

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 two positions at the office of Multicultural Development, and one position in the Chaplain’s office working with Discipleship Ministries.

Graduate Assistantship (GA) Positions 2023-2024

The ICAM GA supports student programming through creativity, the arts, and media. The GA engages with students to help them plan and develop strategies to share student stories in powerful and unique ways.

The Office of Multicultural Development (OMD) GA supports student programming by helping to oversee the daily activities and overall events for students of color on campus, and those committed a greater understanding of Christ-centered diversity and biblical justice. The OMD GA will meet regularly with the students and staff to help develop student leadership, overseeing one or two multicultural student organizations.

The Graduate Assistant in Ministry and Evangelism helps advance the mission of the office by specifically working with and supporting our student organizations. These student-led teams cultivate leadership skills in various on and off-campus ministry opportunities by providing community building programming that focuses on evangelism and the global church.