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Graduate Assistantships

Assistant Resident Director

The ARD position is a 10-month, live-in, 20 hours-a-week, master’s-seeking student who collaborates with the Resident Director to provide overall management of a residential area. The ARD reports to a Resident Director and indirectly to an Assistant Director in Residential Services.  

To apply, send a cover letter, resume, and three professional references to Amanda Mueller at Amanda.mueller@northwestern.edu. We will also participate in the Northwestern Masters of Science in Higher Education Administration Preview Days.

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Graduate Assistant for Leadership Development

The GA is a 10 month, live-in, 20 hours-a-week, master’s-seeking student who works with an Assistant Director to design and execute leadership development programs with Residential Life. The GA will assist in planning the annual Leadership Summit and monthly development opportunities for student leaders, and they will coordinate student leadership elections. The GA will also assist with planning and implementing student and professional staff training and selection processes.

To apply, send a cover letter, resume, and three professional references to Amanda Mueller at Amanda.mueller@northwestern.edu. We will also participate in the Northwestern Masters of Science in Higher Education Administration Preview Days.  

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