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Professional Development Assignments for GSAS Students

Hourly rates for all GSAS students unless otherwise noted:
Master's Students - $18.96/hour
Doctoral Students - $21.38/hour


Professional Development Opportunities

Our mission is to enhance both the academic experiences and quality of life for our graduate students.


Department of Economics Graduate Assistant for Diversity Resources Website

We are looking for a part-time (approx. 5 hrs per week) Graduate Assistant (GA) to assist us in updating the “Diversity Resources” website for the Economics department. This website provides one means through which the department is engaged in promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion in our teaching, mentoring, and research.

The GA would help with content development and placement of materials on the “Diversity Resources” website. The ideal candidate should have or be willing to take the two training courses for Jadu (Fordham’s website management system) and should have at least some web programing (e.g., facility with html) or web design skills and proficiency with WordPress or willingness to learn details of setting up WordPress sites.

The GA would also assist with the promotion/marketing and organization of our annual diversity departmental seminar. The GA would be directed by one to two faculty members but the ideal candidate would be able to work independently. 

Please submit all resumes and cover letters to Johanna Francis at ajofrancis@fordham.edu with the title of position in the subject line.


Department of Economics Graduate Assistant

The Department of Economics is looking for a graduate assistant to continue updating and maintaining our website, our Mighty Networks app, and assist with content development and placement for our new teaching resource website. The ideal candidate should have or be willing to take the two training courses for Jadu (Fordham’s website management system) and should have at least some web programming or web design skills. The GA would be directed by one to two faculty members but the ideal candidate would be able to work independently.

Please submit all resumes and cover letters to Johanna Francis at ajofrancis@fordham.edu with the title of position in the subject line.


Other Job Opportunities


A&S Racial Equity Fellow 

The position is scheduled to begin in November and will conclude at the end of May 2022. The Fellow will play an instrumental role in supporting the work of the Anti-Racism Advisory Committee. Students in the GSAS community are invited to apply for this position.

The Fellow will assist the Committee beginning with the following responsibilities:

  • Research and data collection
  • Writing and editing of documents
  • Compilation of reports and minutes
  • Support with coordination and organization of initiatives from the advisory
  • Digital content development and dissemination
  • Social media engagement and online presence/newsletter
  • Experience with podcasting technology (not mandatory)
  • Under the supervision of the committee co-chairs, the A&S Racial Equity Fellow will provide oversight for the undergraduate assistants.

Kindly direct questions and resumes to Dr. Christie-Belle Garcia at cgarcia@fordham.edu.


Undergraduate Admission Seeking Part-Time Readers

The Office of Undergraduate Admission is seeking several current graduate students in the Fordham community to assist with our application review process. This position involves the evaluation of application materials for First-Year candidates applying for Fall 2022 admission. Part-time Readers are expected to work between October 15 - March 15 for approximately 20 hours/week. This position offers flexible hours and allows the reader to work remotely.

Preference will be given to individuals with higher education experience, and to individuals who plan to pursue a career in admissions/financial aid, college/school counseling, education, social work, and post-secondary education. This position requires strong analytical skills, the ability to manage time effectively and to work independently.

For further information and/or to apply for the Part-time Reader position in the Office of Undergraduate Admission, please submit a resume and cover letter to Pedro Hipolito, Associate Director, at phipolito@fordham.edu.


Center for Community Engaged Learning
Graduate Assistant

Part-Time/Hourly: (<19 hours/week maximum)/ Non-benefited
Salary:
Master's Students - $20/hour
Doctoral Students - $20/hour

I. Primary Purpose

The Graduate Assistant for the Center for Community Engaged Learning (CCEL) will work with the Associate Director in building the structure of the CCEL through administrative and organizational support vital to the success and advancement of the Center’s mission and programming. Areas of responsibility will include research, data management, organizantional development, and follow up with key constituents including faculty members. This is a part-time, fixed term, hourly position (not to exceed more than 19 hours a week), and will report to the CCEL.

II. Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • A. Provides organizational and programmatic support for Global Outreach.
     
  • B. Connects with internal and external on behalf of team members; supports events, meetings, and other Center priorities.
     
  • C. Develops programs and events in coordination with leadership.
     
  • D. Collects data connected to engaged scholarship.

III. Specific Responsibilities

  • A. Provides organizational and programmatic support to the Associate Director
    1. Handle the logistical elements for various CCEL programs.
    2. Take meeting notes and corresponds with key constituents for CCEL
       
  • B. Connects with on campus partners on behalf of leadership.
    1. Conduct follow up on behalf of the center with CCEL constituents.
    2. Initiate contact with partners and stakeholders via email, phone and correspondence.
       
  • C. Develops programs and events in coordination with the leadership.
    1. Work collaboratively to plan meetings, events, and receptions.
    2. Develop strategy to create programs for faculty and community members.
       
  • D. Collects data connected to engaged scholarship.
    1. Assist in cataloguing all courses with engaged scholarship elements.
    2. Collect examples of faculty community engaged research and teaching in the Bronx, Manhattan, Westchester, and globally.
    3. Develop a list of monetary and other resources for faculty.
       
  • E. Conducts research concerning faculty work and engaged scholarship best practices.
    1. Search peer reviewed articles and academic resources that could be useful for the CCEL model.
    2.  Review national models of engaged scholarship and find lessons that could be used at Fordham.
       
  • F. Carries out other duties as assigned by leadership.

Qualifications:
Understanding of the mission and vision of Fordham University and CCEL. Candidate should be in a graduate program. Must be willing to work on a part-time schedule, 19 hours per week maximum.

Requirements:
Must have experience with developing programs and projects. The person should be cooperative, flexible, and respectful of staff, students, visitors and community partners. Must be honest and trustworthy. Initiative, motivation and job development is encouraged and valued. Must have strong written and oral communication skills, knowledge of social media, and full understanding of Microsoft Office and Google Applications is a must.

Please submit all resumes and cover letters to: vrotondo@fordham.edu with the title of position in the subject line.


GSAS Reference Assistant – On Campus

Master's Students - $18.96/hour
Doctoral Students - $21.38/hour

Walsh Family Library - GSAS Reference Assistant (multiple positions)
The Walsh Family Library is looking for GSAS Reference Assistants to provide basic Reference assistance to library  researchers, supervise undergraduate student workers, update training materials, create asynchronous learning objects for students and faculty, collaborate with librarians on digital products and projects, curate content that may be added to the library’s collections and research guides, and contribute to the maintenance of the library’s Reference Area collection.

Ideal Candidate:
The ideal candidate will enjoy public service, teaching, and will be very comfortable working with technology in a library setting. Previous work experience in libraries is recommended,but not required. Experience researching in the Fordham University Libraries is a plus. GSAS students who are curious about careers in library and information science, archives
management, asynchronous educational resource development, data management and structure, and/or digital scholarship are highly encouraged to apply.

Candidates should be available to work some shifts that are during the standard work week (M-F, 9 a.m. -5 p.m.), some shifts on weekday evenings (after 5 p.m. and before 9 p.m.), and a shift on either Saturday during the day or Sunday during the late afternoon/early evening (specific hours to be determined).

Eligibility for this position is contingent on active enrollment in a GSAS program and approval by GSAS.

Future Prospects:
The position requires in-person work at the Walsh Family Library Reference Desk on the first floor of the library. This position is designed to meet the needs of the library for the Fall 2021 semester, but once a working relationship is established with a GSAS Assistant, the library is very interested in continuing employment beyond this semester and beyond this academic
year. Previous GSAS Assistants have worked for the Reference Department throughout the duration of their Fordham academic program, and have also had the opportunity to assist in other library departments.

How to Apply:
Interested applicants should email their resume and cover letter to jsuda@fordham.edu. Please include your available hours. No phone calls please.

The Fordham Libraries are committed to excellence through diversity and welcome applicants of all backgrounds and from all of the GSAS academic programs.


Editorial/Communications Assistant

Salary for a maximum of six hours/week:
Master's Students - $18.96/hour
Doctoral Students - $21.38/hour

Seeking a highly motivated graduate assistant to provide professional support for the chair of the National Seminar on Jesuit Higher Education, a faculty consultation group which meets three times annually, and editor of Conversations in Jesuit Higher Education, a semiannual print publication and website currently in the process of redevelopment and expansion.

Applicants should possess:

  • An ability to work independently and exercise good judgment;
  • Strong professional communication skills, including a capacity to communicate cordially and effectively with both professional staff and faculty;
  • Experience with various social media platforms and formats;
  • Strong organizational skills, including the ability to track successive electronic document drafts throughout the pre-publication process and to make and track room and catering reservations for meetings;
  • Light editing and proofreading skills;
  • Interest in and ability to undertake research on a range of topics, including contemporary trends in higher education, mission-based educational institutions, Jesuit history and spirituality, and U.S. and global Catholicism; and
  • Other light professional duties as assigned.

Send cover letter, CV, and names of two references to Prof. James McCartin, Department of Theology, jmccartin1@fordham.edu.


Center for Community Engaged Learning
Graduate Assistant

Part-Time/Hourly: <19 hours/week maximum, Non-benefited
Salary:
Master's Students - $20/hour
Doctoral Students - $20/hour

I. Primary Purpose

The Graduate Assistant for the Center for Community Engaged Learning (CCEL) will work with the Associate Director in building the structure of the CCEL through administrative and organizational support vital to the success and advancement of the Center’s mission and programming. Areas of responsibility will include research, data management, organizational development, and follow up with key constituents including faculty members. This is a part-time, fixed term, hourly position (not to exceed more than 19 hours a week), and will report to the Center for Community Engaged Learning.

II. Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  1. Provides organizational and programmatic support for the Director and other team members; builds out smooth processes and support Center operations.
  2. Connects with internal and external on behalf of the Director, and other team members; supports events, meetings and other Center priorities.
  3. Develops programs and events in coordination with leadership.
  4. Collects data connected to engaged scholarship.
  5. Conducts research concerning faculty work and engaged scholarship best practices.
  6. Carries out other duties as assigned by the Director.

III. Specific Responsibilities

  1. Provides organizational and programmatic support to the Director
    1. Work directly with the Director to organize and create programs for faculty engaged scholarship.
    2. Handle the logistical elements for various CCEL programs.
    3. Develop timelines and processes for the Engaged Scholars Committee.
    4. Take meeting notes and corresponds with key constituents for CCEL
  2. Connects with on campus partners on behalf of leadership.
    1. Conduct follow up on behalf of the center with CCEL constituents.
    2. Initiate contact with partners and stakeholders via email, phone and correspondence.
  3. Develops programs and events in coordination with the leadership.
    1. Work collaboratively to plan meetings, events, and receptions.
    2. Develop strategy to create programs for faculty and community members.
  4. Collects data connected to engaged scholarship.
    1. Assist in cataloguing all courses with engaged scholarship elements.
    2. Collect examples of faculty community engaged research and teaching in the Bronx, Manhattan, Westchester, and globally. 3. Develop a list of monetary and other resources for faculty.
  5. Conducts research concerning faculty work and engaged scholarship best practices.
    1. Search peer reviewed articles and academic resources that could be useful for the CCEL model.
    2. Review national models of engaged scholarship and find lessons that could be used at Fordham.
  6. Carries out other duties as assigned by the Director.

Qualifications:

Understanding of the mission and vision of Fordham University and CCEL. Candidate should be in a graduate program. Must be willing to work on a part-time schedule, 19 hours per week maximum.

Requirements:

Must have experience with developing programs and projects. The person should be cooperative, flexible, and respectful of staff, students, visitors and community partners. Must be honest and trustworthy. Initiative, motivation and job development is encouraged and valued. Must have strong written and oral communication skills, knowledge of social media, and full understanding of Microsoft Office and Google Applications is a must.

Please submit all resumes and cover letters to: jgafney@fordham.edu with the title of position in the subject line.