Employment Opportunities

The School of Leadership Studies offers several opportunities for current students, graduate students and professionals to work with us. For specific opportunities available at this time, please find the category below that best describes you and contact our office if you have questions.  Please check this page frequently, as opportunities change throughout the year. 

For Current K-State students

Are you interested in working while at K-State? Leadership Studies has opportunities, right on campus!

Student Staff: Students work in a variety of work capacities including leading building tours, interacting with prospective students, assisting faculty/staff with projects, answering telephones and other administrative duties. Please fill out the Employment Application and include your resume and current class schedule.  We are not currently hiring for student staff. 

LEAD 212 Class Leaders: LEAD 212 Class Leaders are junior or senior Leadership Studies minors who help teach the large lecture sections of LEAD 212 - Introduction to Leadership Concepts. The application process begins in the spring semester every year.  We will start collecting applications for the Fall of 2014 on November 1, 2013.  Application deadline will be Friday, February 14th, 2014.  

Academic Mentors: Students work throughout the Greater Manhattan area to include the cities of Ogden and Wamego. As part of this Community Service Federal Work Study program, students work a minimum of 10 hours per week and must be eligible for Federal Work Study. Applications are currently being accepted for 2013-2014.

Program Coordinators: Students work with and lead our various programs at Leadership Studies.  Students are responsible for coordinating and leading each program.  See the "Get Involved" tab to learn more about each program.  Applications are accepted at various times for each program. 

Academic Mentoring: Applications are not being accepted at this time

Alternative Breaks: Applications are not being accepted at this time

HandsOn Kansas State: Applications are not being accepted at this time

International Service Teams: Applications are not being accepted at this time

Manhattan Good Neighbors: Applications are not being accepted at this time

Public Relations Coordinators: Applications are not being accepted at time

For Graduate Students

Graduate teaching and research assistantships are available each year for qualified candidates. Teaching Assistant duties consist of teaching and related activities associated with undergraduate students. Research Assistant duties consist of working under the direction of a major professor. The total time commitment is approximately 20 hours per week and includes a tuition waiver and stipend.

We have no graduate listings at this time. Please check back often.

For Professionals

Assistant/Associate Professor: The School of Leadership Studies is seeking candidates for a nine-month, tenure track, assistant professor or associate professor position with an emphasis in civic leadership. The position includes responsibilities for engaged teaching, engaged research and scholarly activity in one or more of the following areas: civic leadership, social innovation, ethical dimensions of leadership, cross-cultural leadership, nonprofit leadership, or leading change. Review of applications will begin February 5, 2014, and continue until the position is filled.

View position description and application details.

Learn more about our current staff here.