Apply For GSA Summer Staff

Creative Writing students during a group exercise.

Each summer, GSA employees 39 staffers who help create the safety, positivity, and structure for the GSA community of artists.  We rely on our staff to be role models, rule enforcers, mentors, good communicators, and compassionate leaders who are all working toward one common goal – a transformative student experience. We are looking for a diverse group of GSA alumni and non-alumni alike – both offer unique experiences and perspectives.

All GSA staff must live in residence and be present for training week from June 16th – June 22nd and the summer program June 23rd to July 13th.

Hours and duties can be intense, but past staffers report the time and effort spent to be one of the most rewarding experiences of their careers.

 

Please see the available positions below before clicking the appropriate link to apply.

 
GSA 2019 Summer Program Residential Advisor

Residential Advisors (RA) live in-residence with the students and are responsible for their wellbeing at all hours. Primarily concerned with students outside of studio time, RAs also take special responsibility for a group of 10-12 students in their RA group.  Click the job title and review the job description to see if you qualify for this opportunity (note that applicants for this position must be at least a college sophomore). 

 

GSA 2019 Summer Program Head Residential Advisor

The Head RA takes a leadership role to be the liaison between the RA staff and the CRSs to ensure positive morale of the whole team and mentorship for new staffers. The Head RA also take special responsibility for a group of 10-12 students in their RA group. Click the job title and review the job description to see if you qualify for this opportunity (note that previous experience as a GSA RA is required).  All applicants for this position will also be considered for the standard Summer Program Residential Advisor position, and do not need to submit a separate application for that role. 

 

GSA 2019 Summer Program Co-Residential Supervisor

The Co-Residential Supervisors (CRS) manage the RA team day-to-day and work very closely with GSA Administration to oversee the overall health and safety of residential life. Click the job title and review the job description to see if you qualify for this opportunity (note that previous experience as a GSA RA is required).  All applicants for this position will also be considered for the standard Summer Program Residential Advisor and Head Residential Advisor positions, and do not need to submit separate applications for those roles. 

 

GSA 2019 Summer Program Discipline Assistant

The Discipline Assistants (DA) are the in-class liaisons for the faculty and students. Often responsible for administrative work and classroom organization, they also take on a mentorship role for students in their art form. Click the job title and review the job description to see if you qualify for this opportunity (note that applicants for this position must be at least a college sophomore). 

 

GSA 2019 Summer Program Head Discipline Assistant

In addition to typical DA duties, the Head DA takes a leadership role amongst the group to organize guest artist logistics and distribute communications. Click the job title and review the job description be to see if you qualify for this opportunity (note that previous experience as a GSA Discipline Assistant is required). All applicants for this position will also be considered for the standard Summer Program Discipline Assistant position, and do not need to submit a separate application for that role.  


GSA 2019 Summer Program Intern

The Administrative Interns work closely with GSA Administrative staff to organize events, fundraisers, and day-to-day logistics Click the job title and review the job description be to see if you qualify for this opportunity (note that applicants for this position must be at least a college freshman). 

 

Ready to apply?

 

If you have been on GSA Summer Staff in the past, click here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/GSA2019Returner

If you are new to GSA Summer Staff, click here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/GSA2019NewStaff

 

All applications are due by 9:00 a.m. on Monday, November 26th.
If you have any questions, please email equinlan@kentuckycenter.org.

 

Summer Program 2019