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Graduate Assistants

  • 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 Scotus 323

    Forward completed application and your resume by email, mail or fax to:
    Career Services Office
    Saint Francis University
    P.O. Box 600
    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.

    Download a printable version of the GA Guidelines

    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.

    DEPARTMENTS/OFFICES WHO HAVE HIRED GRADUATE ASSISTANTS (partial list):

    • Academic Departments (School of Business, School of Health Sciences, etc.)
    • Admissions
    • Advancement
    • Advising & Retention
    • Athletics (Coaching Assistant, Sports Information, Student-Athlete Development, etc.)
    • Campus Ministry
    • Center for Service & Learning
    • International Student Programs
    • Office of Study Abroad
    • Science Outreach Center
    • Small Business Development Center
    • Student Development Division (Career Services, Residence Life, Center for Student Engagement)

    Graduate Assistant Openings

    Graduate Assistant positions currently open at Saint Francis University for the 2018-19 academic year:

    For information on Graduate Assistant openings, please contact Career Services at careerservices@francis.edu, 814-472-3019.

    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, Scotus 323, or the individual departments which are sponsoring the positions.

    Contract information, once hired: Contact the graduate program coordinator.

    Any other questions: Contact Career Services!