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Graduate Assistant for the Center for Civic Advancement and Coordinator of the Bonner Leader Program

Center for Civic Advancement-Bonner Leader Program: Graduate Assistant/Bonner Coordinator

Timeframe: August 1, 2024-July 31st, 2025.

BRIEF JOB SUMMARY: This is a Graduate Assistantship position. The Coordinator is responsible for working

with the Bonner Leader Program, a service and leadership-oriented program. The GA position

will also be an assistant to the Director and Assistant Director of the CCA with various duties

and assignments. The Coordinator also supports various civic engagement and community

service activities on campus and in the community. This is an in-person, on-campus position.


  • Bachelor’s Degree required;
  • Enrollment and acceptable progression in one of Tusculum’s graduate programs is required; (some education programs do not qualify due to teaching requirements)
  • Individuals must possess an interest in and have demonstrated knowledge of civic engagement;
  • Individuals must possess an interest in civic engagement and organizational management
  • Great leadership skills and attention to detail
  • Average knowledge of Microsoft Office and Google Docs
  • Initiative: self-starter: friendly
  • Flexible schedule (20 hours: plus some nights and weekends): Must attend alternate spring break in Spring
  • Experience with a Bonner or similar program in undergrad is preferred but not required

Requirements/Position Benefits:

  • Must be accepted into a TU Masters Program: MBA, MAOT, MASA
  • Tuition covered by Tusculum University (books and additional fees not included).
  • Stipend provided for the duration of the position.
  • Dates of the position: August 1st 2024-July 31st 2025.

How to Apply:

Only online applications will be accepted. Resume, Cover Letter, two letters of recommendation and Tusculum University application (located at the top of the web page electronically to Attn: Graduate Assistant for the Center for Civic Advancement and Coordinator of the Bonner Leader Program


Working at Tusculum University

At Tennessee’s first college, join students from across the country and across the world who’ve come together  to make a difference in their lives and the lives of others.

Our unique Civic Arts focus takes the liberal arts a step further in a nationally recognized approach to educating individuals of integrity and ideals.

wide range of majors – from museum studies to nursing – are combined with service learning and travel opportunities, an Honors Program and a Bonner Leaders Program.

Plus Tusculum offers scores of student-run clubs and projects to prepare you for anything!

If you’re seeking a smaller college away from urban stress and suburban sameness, Tusculum is the right size and in the right place. A small college like ours encourages you to be who you are and to try new things, knowing you’ll never be lost in the crowd. 

It’s easy to get involved at Tusculum. Organize campus events, become a resident assistant, direct a play, lead Freshman Orientation, hold an office in the Student Government Association, or join one of the many other clubs on campus.

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