Leadership Programs

The Graduate Assistant in this position reports to the Associate Director for Leadership to create a comprehensive leadership development program series that remains responsive to the current needs of the Case Western Reserve University undergraduate student population.

Contract Dates

August 7, 2017 - May 11, 2018 (with the ability to add another year based on performance)


  • All applicants must be enrolled as a part-time/full-time degree-seeking graduate student.
  • All applicants must have obtained a bachelor's degree prior to the Fall 2017 academic semester to qualify for the graduate assistant positions.
  • Graduate Assistants will limit outside employment so to not exceed a total of 20 hours per week.
  • Applicants must be available to work the complete term of the contract dates. If the graduate program conflicts with the contract dates, please notify the selection committee in writing.


SA&L Ambassadors

  • Assist in the oversight of the SA&L ambassadors whose role is to promote the functions of our office through serving on committees for various SA&L signature programs, serving as a peer leadership consultant to student organizations, and recognizing and celebrating student leaders.

Emerging Leaders Program

  • Work with the Associate Director in the development of the Emerging Leaders program; which includes program curriculum, upper class mentoring component and staff coach selection and training.

Leadership Conference

  • Assist in the creation and distribution of marketing materials to recurit presenters and participants (both internal and external to the campus community)
  • Coordinate logistics and scheduling for conference sessions and meals
  • Assist in securing appropriate funding
  • Oversee the conference assessment process and analyzing of data

Strengths Month

  • Assist in the coordination; execution and marketing of Strengths Month, a month long program series designed to help students explore and understand their StrengthsFinder assessment reports.

Student Leadership Awards

  • Coordinating and creating marketing materials designed to generate award nominations from students, faculty and staff.
  • Compiling the award nominations and activity records to aid in the selection process.
  • Running the award selection process (which includes overseeing a faculty/staff selection committee)

Compensation and Benefits

  • $14.50/hour (approximately $12,180/10 month contract)
  • On campus parking pass
  • Not to exceed 20 hours per week which may include weekends and/or evening hours.
  • Library access through OHIO Link; access to Veale Athletic Center and the Wyant Athletic and Wellness Center
  • Professional development opportunities (practicum's, department events,workshops, etc.)
Graduate Assistant Application