Graduate Assistant, University Advancement

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Position Details

Position Title Graduate Assistant, University Advancement
Position Status Staff Graduate Assistant

Position Summary Information

Job Description Summary

The Graduate Assistant (GA) for the office of University Advancement is responsible for providing project and daily assistance to the Coordinator of Alumni Engagement and Stewardship and the Manager of Advancement Services. The GA may also work to support projects on and off campus such as Alumni Gatherings, Senior Challenge Events, President’s Circle Dinner, DeLaSalle Awards, Scholarship Luncheon, Homecoming, and Commencements.


Responsible to model the University Mission through dedicated job performance, service excellence to constituencies, respectful collaboration and active support of the University’s Mission and Catholic and Lasallian higher education.

- Attend department and other advancement meetings as directed.
-Update constituent records in the donor database.
-Responsible for the creation and mailing of daily gift acknowledgement letters.
-Perform any additional related tasks and special projects as required. ’

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree required. Must be a graduate student enrolled in one of Lewis University’s graduate programs who has skills and interests related to higher education external relations. Demonstrated computer skills, especially with Microsoft Word and Excel. Experience with Word Mail Merge and LinkedIn a plus. Oral and written communications skills and a keen sense of responsibility through close attention to detail and the ability to meet deadlines are required.

Preferred Qualifications
Essential Duties
Work hours

Minimum of 20 hours per week; event coverage on weekends and nights. Year round position.

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number S00244
Posting Date 10/27/2017
Closing Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions Summary

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a bachelor's degree?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Are you enrolled in one of Lewis University's graduate programs?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents