Graduate Assistantships

at Saint Francis University

  • Graduate Assistantship (GA) Positions

    Graduate Assistantships are a great way to help cover tuition expenses and gain work experience. GA positions are available on campus through many academic departments and administrative offices.


    To Apply for a GA Position

    Download the Graduate Assistantship application
    Or pick one up from Career Services in 203 Raymond Hall.

    Forward completed application and your resume by email, mail or fax to:
    Career Services Office
    Saint Francis University
    P.O. Box 600, 203 Raymond Hall
    Loretto, PA 15940
    FAX: 814-472-3889

    The individual department will directly contact prospective GA applicants, but applicants are also encouraged to make contact and follow up with those who have openings.


    • Bachelor’s degree
    • Acceptance to one of the university’s graduate programs as a full-time student
    • Departments may have additional requirements
    • Once hired, completion of a Graduate Assistant (GA) contract through Academic Affairs – terms to be determined between the sponsoring department and the Graduate Assistant.

    GA Position Opportunities as of 05/06/2014

    Graduate Assistant- University Bands 

    Saint Francis University, a Division I member of the Northeast Conference, invites applications for the position of GraduateAssistant, University Bands.  The Graduate Assistant is directly responsible to the Director of Bands, Associate Director of Athletics and/or Director of Athletics to assist in the organization of various aspects of the Division I marching band program. 

    The ideal candidate will have a bachelor’sdegree.  Intercollegiate band experience preferred. Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal skills are essential.

    Position is available August 2014. Applications accepted until position is filled.

    To apply, please submit a letter of application,resume and names and addresses and phone numbers of three references to Dan Atwood via email

    Saint Francis University is committed to diversity of students, staff, and faculty,and encourages applications from historically underrepresented individuals,women, veterans, and persons with disabilities. AA/EOE


    Other departments that routinely hire GAs (partial list)

    • Academic Departments (School of Business, Physical Therapy, Chemistry, etc.)
    • Advancement
    • Athletics (coaching assistant, sports marketing, student-athlete development, etc.)
    • Center for International Education and Outreach
    • Human Resources Office
    • Science Outreach Center
    • Small Business Development Center
    • Student Development Division (Career Services, Residence Life, Student Life, etc.) 

    Tuition Remission

    Graduate assistants are eligible for full tuition remission for up to 9 credits per semester. Summer varies according to each department. Fees, books and additional credits are the responsibility of the graduate assistant.

    For more information, concerning:

    Graduate programs: Contact the program coordinators
    Assistantship placement opportunities: Contact the Career Services Office at 814-472-3019,, 203 Raymond Hall, or the individual departments which are sponsoring the positions.
    Contract information, once hired: Contact the graduate program coordinator.
    Any other questions: Contact Career Services!

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