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Accepting Applications Until Friday, March 3rd, 2023


The University of Pittsburgh Graduate and Professional Student Government (GPSG) seeks to fill an Executive Administrator position beginning in May 2023. The student holding this position will be appointed as a two-term graduate student assistant, which includes stipend, tuition remission, and health benefits. Job duties, personnel requirements, required skills, compensation, and application procedures are described below.

Please direct further inquiries to the current EA, Sarah Malone:


Job Duties:

  • Manage the GPSG office

  • Assist officers with various tasks

  • Attend and record GPSG meetings and various events

  • Respond to student questions, emails, and concerns

  • Coordinate the annual GPSG officer elections

Personnel Requirements:

  • Full-time graduate or professional student at the University of Pittsburgh during the 2023-2024 academic year

  • Eligible to work in the United States

  • Be in good academic standing (have and maintain a 3.00 GPA and be making progress toward a degree)

  • Available to work approximately 20 hours per week during Fall and Spring terms, with a majority of time during University business hours and at least three hours in the evening.

  • Available for summer term employment at an hourly rate (hours negotiable, up to 30 max)​

  • Students may be eligible to work for two years in this position, with approval from the Executive Board at the end of the first year

Required Skills:

  • Motivated to help students

  • Able to work independently

  • Possess excellent written and oral communication skills

  • Able to multi-task effectively and learn new skills quickly

  • Skilled in using Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)

  • Experience in event coordinating, leadership, or website maintenance and development is a plus.

  • Priority given to students with previous experience in administration, (graduate) student governance, and/or academic service​


  • Graduate Student Assistant stipend

  • Tuition remission

  • Health insurance benefits

  • Summer hourly employment

​Interested students, submit your application documents to by 8 pm on Friday, March 3rd, 2023: 

  • Resume

  • Brief cover letter addressed to the “GPSG Executive Administrator Search Committee.”

  • Contact information for 2 professional references

All files received by 3/3/23 are guaranteed full consideration. 


You will be contacted by March 13th, 2023, regarding the status of your application. We aim to interview shortlisted candidates from March 15-17, 2022. The selected EA candidate is expected to attend Executive Board transitions during April 2023. Further details will be given upon selection.

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