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Campus Life Office
2 East South Street
Galesburg, IL 61401-4999
Student Leaders play a vital role in shaping the Knox College experience. While our leadership opportunities are diverse, each has the common goal of enhancing campus life, complementing the academic experience, and upholding the College's values of critical thinking, inclusivity, respect
Student Leader Selection is the hiring process for the 14 Student Leader positions. The process consists of:
Watch our video for a tutorial on how to apply to be a Student Leader!
Listing interest in a specific position on the application does not guarantee a student will be offered an individual interview for that position. Supervisors will consider the application materials, group interview, individual interview, and overall team composition for each position when making hiring decisions. This year, the process will be entirely remote (online) with the possible exception of some individual interviews.
We encourage you to attend one of the information sessions to learn more about the process. Below you will find a timeline, job descriptions, and instructions on accessing the application information on Handshake. If you have questions about the process please contact the Coordinator for Residential, Fraternity and Sorority life, Amanda Dermer.
The Student Leader application opens November 2nd on Handshake!
If you are interested in learning more about becoming a student leader, we encourage you to attend an information session. Information sessions will include additional details about the selection process and may provide an opportunity for students to talk to other Student Leaders who currently hold the available positions and their supervisors.
Fall term information sessions:
Winter term information sessions:
Applications Due: February 1st
Group Interview Activities: February 16th, 12-2 PM; Feb. 17th, 5-7 PM; Feb. 18th, 7-9 PM (applicants attend one group interview session)
Individual Interviews: February 23rd-25th
Decision letters sent: March 1st
Acceptance due: March 5th
Check out this graphic to see what positions conflict and what positions can be held at the same time.
Apply by searching for "Student Leader" on Handshake! Remember, applications are due February 1st!