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
    careerservices@francis.edu
    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.

    Requirements

    • 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 datwood@francis.edu.

    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, careeerservices@francis.edu, 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!

Schedule a Visit