Graduate Assistantships

Neuhoff School of Ministry Graduate Assistantship

The Neuhoff Graduate Assistantship is an opportunity to develop professional, academic, administrative and pastoral skills associated with pastoral theology. The ministry school offers one part-time assistantship position (20 hours/week) to a student enrolled full-time in a graduate program offered by the school. This assistantship is offered on an annual basis and is renewable for a second year with application and approval of the Dean. 


  • Full tuition remission for up to nineteen credits annually
  • Annual stipend of $2400
  • Opportunity to develop professional academic, administrative, and pastoral skills associated with pastoral theology


  • Assist faculty in non-teaching functions and academic projects
  • Assist in development of course notes
  • Provide research assistance for scholarly publications, presentations   and other special projects
  • Find and prepare academic materials
  • Support research and administrative follow-up for research grants, other funding sources
  • Support administrative leadership with institutional projects related to the mission of the Neuhoff School of Ministry
  • Assist in preparation, set up for lectures, presentations, other special events
  • Provide communication assistance for social media, web content, email, mail
  • Support Dallas Ministry Conference in planning, logistics, communications
  • Other duties as needed


The graduate assistant reports to the Dean of the Neuhoff School of Ministry. The position is for 20 hours/week during the fall and spring academic terms. Hours reported and recorded weekly.  

Application Process

The Neuhoff graduate assistantship is open to current graduate students and incoming applicants. Incoming applicants to the School of Ministry must have completed the entire application process before being considered for this position. 

To apply, complete the Online Graduate Assistantship Application form.

Eligible candidates need also to apply to the Neuhoff Graduate Program and complete the Federal Application For Student Aid (FAFSA) form

**Note: An interview may be required.  Contact the Graduate Program Office at 972-265-5814 for details.

Campus Ministry Graduate Assistantship

Every three years, The University of Dallas Neuhoff School of Ministry and Office of Campus Ministry provide a three-year Campus Ministry Graduate Assistantship.  

The graduate assistant will intern in the Office of Campus Ministry (20 hour/week workload) while taking six credits per semester with the University of Dallas Neuhoff School of Ministry. After three years the assistant can earn either a master's degree in theological studies or a master's degree in pastoral ministry.  A concentration in campus ministry is available, depending on course selection.

Stipend & Tuition Remission

Graduate assistants receive a $1,400/month stipend in addition to full tuition-remission for courses that lead to the degree.


Reporting to the Director of Campus Ministry, the Campus Ministry Graduate Assistant is primarily responsible for the following areas of ministry:

  • Facilitate men's faith formation groups on campus
  • Direct the annual Hearts and Hammers service project
  • Co-direct the Alternative Spring Break program
  • Plan and implement the annual Vocations and Post-Graduate Fair


The successful applicant will have a strong undergraduate background in theology or related field, and/or commensurate practical experience in campus ministry or related ministerial setting. Admission requirements for the School of Ministry graduate program must be met.


Interested parties should submit:

  • A cover letter describing the applicant's interest in pastoral ministry and campus ministry in particular;
  • A completed School of Ministry graduate application (including transcripts, letters of recommendation, essays, etc.).

Materials should be sent to:

CM Graduate Assistantship - Search Committee
University of Dallas 
PO Box 716 - School of Ministry
1845 E. Northgate Drive
Irving, TX 75062


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