Graduate Studies

Assistantship Positions

Please note: Assistantship positions are intended to complement the student’s program of study and a rationale may be required from the hiring department if the two are not clearly connected. Also, positions listed below may have already been filled. It is the student's responsibility to verify availability with the hiring departments. Should a student wish to have the assistantship application materials on file in the Graduate School sent to a department outside of their academic program, they must submit the request form (

Western Illinois University endeavors to provide a safe environment for its employees and students and requires candidates to submit to a background investigation upon offer of employment. Employment is contingent upon compliance with University policies and procedures relating to the receipt and evaluation of information contained in the background investigation.

Financial Aid Office - Spring 2016

The Financial Aid Office is seeking a full time (20hrs/week) Graduate Assistant for the Spring 2016 term.  The GA will be responsible for assisting with Satisfactory Academic Progress processing and outreach to students, Study Abroad processing, and additional duties such as indexing documents as assigned.  Necessary skills include data entry, coding, confident in Microsoft Office, and professional email communication abilities. 

To have your assistantship application materials sent to be reviewed for this position, please complete and submit the request form

Contact person: Terri Vanmeenen-Misfeldt  ( 309/298-2446