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General Assistantship (1069-2022)


Must be admitted into a graduate program at SIUE. Strong communication skills, both verbal and written. Comfortable and competent at working independently and problem-solving. Must have the ability to work effectively with office staff, with students, and with the general public. Must be flexible with hours and familiar with general software applications and social media venues (Word, Excel, Facebook, LinkedIn).

Position Description

GA will assist department faculty in various aspects of projects/research as requested. As requested, the GA will update postings to the department’s Facebook and LinkedIn sites. GA will be expected to complete work as assigned by the office manager and/or department chair. Duties may also include the completion of generalized tasks to assist daily operations of the department.

Position Contact Information


Campus Box 1457

Phone: (618) 650-3756

Required Documents

Please submit your resume and completed graduate assistantship application electronically to Please put "PAPA Dept. GA Application, Spring 2023" as your email's subject.

The Dept. of Public Administration and Policy Analysis Graduate Assistantship Application is located on the department's website under Student Resources/Forms/Graduate Internship Application 


 **All communications sent to the prospective employer should include the posting number for the position. 


Voluntary GA Applicant Data Form

This form is used to gather applicant data by the Office of Equal Opportunity, Access, & Title IX Coordination at SIUE. This information cannot be viewed by units hiring Graduate Assistants. Completion of this form is not required and will not impact your chances of being hired for a Graduate Assistantship. This form is NOT an application for employment. To apply for a Graduate Assistant position, follow the instructions listed in the posting. 


Since each individual hiring unit manages their own hiring process, please contact the hiring unit if you have questions about this posting. 
Notice:  Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, religion, national origin or sex in violation of Title VII.
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville prohibits discrimination against employees, applicants for employment and students on the basis of age, color, disability, marital status, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran’s status.