(IUB) Women’s Philanthropy at Indiana University Graduate Assistantship

The Women’s Philanthropy team at Indiana University and the Indiana University Foundation seek a self- motivated, intuitive, driven graduate student to serve as Graduate Assistant, playing a key role in advancing the initiatives of the Women’s Philanthropy initiative at Indiana University.

The ideal candidate is a current graduate student at IU with a serious passion for bringing people together for a greater cause. This graduate assistantship will start in June 2019, with an opportunity to run one to two years in length. The Graduate Assistant will have the opportunity to work in direct support of Laurie McRobbie, First Lady of Indiana University, serving as a main point of contact for ongoing projects and initiatives. The Graduate Assistant will work in the donor database, completing researching and analyzing metrics as it relates to giving at Indiana University. In addition, the GA will work with other departments to complete requests related to donor reports and event lists. The graduate assistant will work with the Women’s Philanthropy team on grant funding projects, and will be a team player, working on office initiatives and administrative projects in support of the rest of the Women’s Philanthropy team.


  • $22,000 total stipend for the year
  • University health insurance.
  • Tuition reimbursement (about 90% depending on whether the individual is in state or out of state)

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree

Minimum enrollment in three credit hours in a graduate program at Indiana University

Preferred Qualifications:

Graduate program at SPEA, Kelley, The Lilly School of Philanthropy, or SICE

Advanced experience in Excel utilizing spreadsheets and queries

General knowledge of fundraising/non- profits and IU/IUF

About Women’s Philanthropy at Indiana University:

Women are not just a powerful force in philanthropy—we are its future.

Women’s Philanthropy at Indiana University brings women leaders together—providing connections, learning experiences, and opportunities to give back to IU.

Women’s Philanthropy at IU is for everyone. Whatever your background or interest, the causes we support are universally important. When you join us, you become part of a community of leaders and legacy-builders. You make valuable connections, gain access to learning experiences, and change lives at and through IU. You become part of a proud philanthropic legacy—and pave the way for the future of fundraising.

About the Indiana University Foundation:

Founded in 1936, the Indiana University Foundation maximizes private support for Indiana University by fostering lifelong relationships with key stakeholders and providing advancement leadership and fundraising services for campuses and units across the university. Today, the IU Foundation oversees one of the largest public university endowments in the country, with a market value in excess of $2 billion. IU is consistently ranked among the top four of Big Ten universities in annual voluntary support.

To Apply, visit https://iufoundation.iu.edu/about/careers/index.html. A cover letter is required, and should be uploaded as page one of your resume packet. Applications will be accepted through March 31st, 2019.

The IU Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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