Graduate Assistantships

  • Graduate Assistantships are offered at Saint Francis University in a variety of academic departments and administrative offices throughout campus.  

    See below for Requirements, Application Instructions and Graduate Assistant openings. 


    • Bachelor's degree required  
    • Acceptance to one of the university's graduate programs as a full-time student  
    • Each department may have additional requirements  
    • Once hired, completion of Graduate Assistant (GA) contract through Academic Affairs - terms to be determined between the sponsoring department and the Graduate Assistant 
    • Academic Departments (MBA, Chemistry, PA, PT, etc.)  
    • Academic Affairs 
    • Admissions 
    • Advancement 
    • Athletics (coaching assistant, sports marketing, student-athlete development, etc.) 
    • Center for International Education and Outreach 
    • Institutional Research 
    • IT Services 
    • Human Resources Office 
    • Small Business Development Center 
    • Student Development Division (Career Services, Residence Life, Student Activities, etc.) 
    • 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. 
    • Submit a Graduate Assistantship application and resume to Career Services.
    • Applications available from Career Services, at 814-472-3019, 203 Raymond Hall, or at
    • Send completed applications to Career Services, Saint Francis University, P.O. Box 600, 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. 
    CLICK HERE FOR THE APPLICATION. Forward completed application 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



    Below is a listing of Graduate Assistant positions currently open at Saint Francis University for the 2016-17 academic year: 




    • Concerning graduate programs, contact the program coordinators. 
    • Concerning assistantship placement opportunities, contact the Career Services Office at 814-472-3019,, 203 Raymond Hall, or the individual departments which are sponsoring positions.  
    • Concerning contract information, once hired, contact the graduate program coordinator 
    • Any other questions, contact Career Services. 




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    The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the University’s non-discrimination policy:

    Heather Meck, Associate VP & Title IX Coordinator, 123 Raymond Hall, 814.472.3213 or

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