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 two part-time assistantship positions (20 hours/week) to students enrolled full-time in a graduate program offered by the Neuhoff School of Ministry. Each assistantship is offered on an annual basis and is renewable for a second year with application and approval of the Dean. 

Benefits 

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

Responsibilities

  • 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

Reporting 

Graduate assistants report to the Dean of the Neuhoff School of Ministry. Each position is for 20 hours/week during the fall and spring academic terms. Hours are reported and recorded weekly.  

Application Process

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

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

The University of Dallas Neuhoff School of Ministry and Office of Campus Ministry provide a Campus Ministry Graduate Assistantship.  The Campus Ministry Graduate Assistantship is offered on an annual basis and is renewable for a second year with application and approval of the Neuhoff School of Ministry Dean. 

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. The graduate 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 stipend in addition to full tuition-remission for courses that lead to a degree offered by the Neuhoff School of Ministry.

Responsibilities

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

  • Facilitate men's/women'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

Qualifications 

A 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 Neuhoff School of Ministry graduate program must be met.

Application

Interested parties should contact the Office of Campus Ministry directly to apply.