Opening for Graduate Assistantship Positions

Graduate students that meet the minimum requirements and are interested in applying for a graduate assistantship should follow the proper steps to completing an application:

  1. Contact your academic department for any openings
  2. View published openings of graduate assistantships listed below and contact the office directly if interested

The ideal time to apply for graduate assistantships is May-June for Fall and November for Spring. Offices must have assistantship positions filled by August 1 for the Fall semester. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact

Current Openings

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Graduate Assistant for Accreditation Office

Job purpose

Murray State University is accredited by the Southern Association for Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) and other disciplinary accrediting bodies. The Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs/Provost coordinates all the necessary documentations for maintaining these accreditations. The Graduate Assistant position is needed to assist this maintenance effort.

Duties and responsibilities

The Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs/Provost is seeking an energetic, independent student who is comfortable in learning a new computer information system and following proper procedures. Duties and responsibilities include, but not limited to

  • Entering a variety of institutional data
  • Verifying and ensuring data accuracy
  • Querying and retrieving data from different sources
  • Conducting web searches to find information and resources
  • Performing other tasks upon request


Qualifications include:

  • Proficiency with word processor and spreadsheet
  • Knowledge of database is preferred
  • Good written communication and research skills
  • Ability to learn a new computer system
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to perform simple statistical analysis

 Please send your resume and cover letter to by November 30, 2018. Review of applicants will begin November 15, 2018.  Please no phone calls.

“Murray State University is an equal education and employment opportunity M/F/D, AA employer”