Concordia University, Nebraska
  • Speech and Debate
  • Seward, NE, USA
  • CUNE Standard 10 month GA rate
  • Other
  • Other

Graduate Assistant benefits include graduate tuition waiver and an exciting learning opportunity and mentoring from an exceptional program director.

If you want to make a difference in the lives of university students, and help mentor students on the Speech Team,

Concordia University wants you!   

Concordia University, Nebraska is a nationally recognized Christian university serving 1,700 undergrad and graduate students. The main campus is located in Seward, (population 7,000).  If you like community driven environments, you will enjoy Concordia University and Seward's classic small town community feel with access to the state's capital, just 30 minutes away.   If you want to learn more about Concordia University, Nebraska please visit: CUNE  For more information about Seward, NE, please click here: Seward

Concordia University is looking for a motivated (non-teaching) Graduate Assistant for the Speech Team

Position Summary:  The Graduate Assistant for the Speech Team has an outstanding opportunity to be mentored by the Director of Forensics in the areas of managing operations and leading students who are passionate about public speaking, debating and being a part of a team environment that seeks to gain national recognition through competition.  

What would you do?

  • Your head coach the Director of Forensics, needs your support with all of the operational work that happens behind the scenes to make the program its best.
  • You will find ways to connect with current team members and encourage them to strive for success at CUNE.
  • You even have the opportunity to meet with prospective students during campus visits to encourage them to join CUNE's successful Speech Team.   You might even travel a bit to meet with prospective students.
  • You will work alongside the director to help support tournaments, judge speeches or help recruit people to judge.
  • CUNE wants you to grow through this experience. 

What do you need?

  • CUNE would like you to have your Bachelor's degree in an area relevant to speech and debate teams.
  • CUNE would love to have you come highly qualified with great experience, but your head coach/director can mentor you along the way. 
  • It would be great to have you come with knowledge of speech and debate rules/regulations.  
  • A love for details and organization.
  • You would have to be able to drive a 12-passenger van to tournaments if needed.

When applying, please attach your resume and a cover letter.

To qualify for a non-teaching graduate assistant program, applicant must be accepted into a CUNE graduate program.

Graduate Assistant positions come with additional benefits including graduate tuition waiver of 18 credit hours per year, along with a bi-weekly salary, your pay will be approximately $1,000/per month.

Housing arrangement are not provided by the University.

Housing searches can be supported by the Student Life Office, 402-643-7411.

Concordia University, Nebraska
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